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maryland. they appeared to stick the drivers in a 25-mile-per-hour zone but it was focused on 35-mile-per-hour. five drivers disputed the ticket and college park dismissed the tickets citing the drivers might have been confused over the plaitment of an old 25-mile-per-hour speed limit sign. the new sign used to be here. there were drivers that were falsely ticketed. the speed camera was in the wrong spot. we determine it was accurate. we look and we review the citations issued after the new camera installed. >> we contacted the city and we started to ask questions. they were reviewing the other
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with "7 on your side." >> we are talk about a lot of money. >> in the long run, they lost credibility. it would be significant. a warning do you see it up there? the new speed camera in the right place. you have been warned. back to you. alison: thank you. let 7 be on your side. call the team. or e-mail us at tips. jonathan: new develop in the the case of "rolling stone" magazine. jury handed dun the verdict in favor of the university of virginia. kevin lewis at the live desk with the latest including the remarks from the victims legal
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>> this spanned three days and nicole eramo broke down in tears as the verdict was red in federal court. saying that rolling stone titled "a rape on campus" was published despite concern that the primary source made questionable claims. one of the eramo's lawyers said the client was collateral damage in sensational journalism. this is moving to the damage phase. >> it feels good to have a jury of nicole's peers come back and vind kate what we have known. >> in a written statement, rolling stone saying for 50 years it worked to produce journalism with the highest reporting and ethical
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kevin lewis, back to you. alison: they have found a body on the south carolina property where a woman was held captive for two months. yesterday police found brown on the rural land where she had been kept chained inside a metal storage container. police arrested the property owner kohlhepp who is a registered sex offender. prosecutors laid out their case in a bond >> we are very much so in the community hoping he don't get out of jail. >> brown said she saw kohlhepp kill her boyfriend charles carver and they are still searching for other bodies that might be buried on the land. former penn state football coach jerry sandusky is back in court after one of his accusers is expected to testify in the appeal.
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to say sandusky never abused him. it's the first time that this man will testify in the case. jonathan: now to a developing story in the war on terror. the f.b.i. is taking a look at what is calling a credible threat against three states. one of them is virginia. john gonzalez looks at why the threat is being taken so seriously. >> i need you to fill out the blocks of yellow. when it' your picture i.d. john: on this friday before election day, early absentee voting going on in arlington. voters with the minds on tough decisions on the ballot. now also mindful of a potential terrorist threat. >> because we are here to make a difference. you don't want anything to jeopardize the difference. johnson: they are warning virginians and possible attack on monday, day before millions
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>> we have the best defense in the world. they will be up on it. john: these are the electronic poll books picked up monday in arlington county. too early to say if the terror threat will impact the voter turnout today, tomorrow, election day. officials here say that a warning at this type in major effort is always event is always expected. coming up what officials say about being prepared. john gonzalez, abc7 news. alison: with four days left in the election one candidate turning to family. the other to big name supporters. a new poll by abc news and the "washington post" gives hillary clinton a two-point edge over donald trump. jonathan: in the district
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tuesday. early voting available at eight locations around the city. one in each ward. alison: brad bell is in college park to look at the millennial vote. brad: hey. so this is the second time we visited a college we set up a poll. the terp tally. but unsolicited people are coming by to cast the vote. the young people are telling us they are engaged.
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tally. >> we volted for hillary. we are good. >> we are told election apathy among millennials is overstated. >> young people are paying attention. i think i have had a lot of great discussions with my friends. i have had great discussions in classes. ed -- brad: this senior has atte friends campaigning. >> we have terp for hillary, terp for trump and terp for gary. we are very much involved the election. brad: others tell us they feel disconnect and turned off by the process. >> you don't want to take a lot of things the media is saying at face value. brad: several students asked for none of the above box on the tally board. >> a lot of infighting and families divided. i don't want to be a part of
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brad: this afternoon, somebody said could he do a write-in? there it is. bernie made it on the ballot on the terp tally at the university of maryland. mixed results. for the most part the students here are fully engaged in this election. they are paying attention. they tell us they understand that the stakes are high. brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: a closer look at what both candidates are fighting for. this is the electoral college not the popular vote. the electoral college gets the president in the white house. there is 55 for florida and the swing states the smaller states that are in play, pennsylvania, ohio, virginia, among the most coveted to win. you can see them in the lighter colors on the maps. those are the big ones. but a lot of these are in play and it could go either way. abc7 will be with you all night long tuesday. as the results come in.
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guess it is a late night for everybody. our team will be spread out across the region and in new york with trump and hillary clinton. alison: let's switch gears and talk about the weather. look at this. this will calm you down if you are stressed out about the erection. drone trak 7 is in the skies over dickerson, maryland where the fall foliage is hitting its peak. chief meteorologist doug hill is here. it sounds like a perfect weekend to go see the leaves. doug: the drone gets highe angle sunshine just really enhances the bright golds and the yellows on the trees through western montgomery county. east of the potomac river. spectacular. the good news for leaf watching this weekend. you will have the clear skies all weekend long. temperatures are in the 60's. coinciding with the peak color. get out and enjoy. there are plenty of places to see. north of town, this is a great area's. skyline drive is past color.
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talk about what is coming up over the everything hours. we keep sunshine. friday night lights scott abraham reporting from georgetown as episcopal visits. friday night football. good stuff. perfect football weather as the temperatures drop in the 50s and upper 30's to lower 40's by the morning. through the weekend, it will be gorgeous. this is good weather stuff. i don't see the end of a pattern. it's a protracted stretch of dry weather. we need rain but not showing up soon in the forecast. we have more to say in a few minutes. >> thank you. still to come, the clock is changing this weekend, of course. it means a lot. the sun will be setting earlier of course. jonathan: found out how an area trying to keep
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alison: and also trying to detect the cause of a bacteria that shut down a hospital ward. jonathan: and a man brought people to their knees and how the people caught up with him. >> coming up 5 million people
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of r wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember."
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jonathan: back to the river of blue. the chicago river dyed blue in honor of the cubs first world series win in 108 years. something tells me they will keep it blue forever. >> looks nice. jonathan: fans flocked to wrigley field for two days. they are standing outside the park. no game. it's all over. they don't want to go home. alison: they can't stop celebrating. they estimated 5 million people turned out for the parade. robert: they didn't dye the river black when the sox won last time. if you if anyone have seen the cubs win twice? yes. i saw it on twitter. a gathering of downtown chicago. 5 million people there. that is twice the city population. 108 years in the making.
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ran in when they opened up the gate this morning. i'm sure it was packed. driving was impossible. president theo epstein had words for the masses. >> the players felt it, how bad you wanted it to drive around and seeing the w flags and see you share it with your parents and the grand parents. all those who didn't make it here. how badly you wanted to get there and win series. it was amazing for everybodiment robert: only 2.7 million total in chicago. twice the population. they were up at 3:00 to get into the thing. jonathan: i hope they go home. they may just stay there for a few days. robert: no alcohol allowed. glad to hear that. jonathan: yeah. robert: sure. alison: it was nice that the
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they could be there. some adults didn't have to go to work, too. jonathan: they didn't go to work. alison: called in. robert: one of those. perfect day for a parade there. we could have had one here. it's beautiful. doug: outstanding. breezy outside. the winds diminish. we are set for a gorgeous weekend. give you a look at the time lapse from centreville. bull run elementary school. 60 there now. through the day high clouds on the horizon. most part. the temperature average. more stuff coming our way. look at the beautiful image from ann in charles county. eagle sitting there. big eagle on a rock there. spectacular colors. we have been saying that all afternoon on abc7 news. this is the peak weekend for color and with the perfect viewing conditions with the clear skies expected straight through this upcoming weekend.
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high color about peak. this weekend or during the week we will reach peak color. a lot of the area at peak. high elevation and past peak. forecast this evening is fine. we hang on to the sunshine for 45 minutes. it will go below the hor i haveson. we will this clear and cool weather with the diminishing winds. down to 56 by 8:00 tonight. overnight the temperatures will continue to fall. we think by tomorrow morning. 37 degrees in manassas. 38 in stafford. 41 in woodbridge. 44 in dogren. 36 in luray.
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there are many part of the area could go cloudless in the day. a wind 4 to 8 miles per hour. tomorrow before you go to bed turn the clocks back one hour. time to return to eastern standard time. we are giving you the sunrise and the stun seth at eastern daylight savings time tomorrow. you notice the different. sunrise/sunset. it set an hour earlier, too. replace batteries in the carbon monoxide detokors and the smoke alarms as well. and across the bay, 10k on sunday. the weather is perfect. climb in the local 60's. cool start. sunrise is 6:41. it looks like the winds are out of the north at 10 to 15
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the next seven days. mild for you. the average high is 62. above average temperatures. monday 62. election day weather is fantastic. sunshine the entire day. dry and sunday for wednesday, thursday, friday. not a raindrop in sight. we need the rains and if we don't get it soon, brush fires and leaf fires will be a alison: so of after this week maybe the chances will come up. doug: we hope we get some. alison: thank you. still to come, a popular local trail won't be available for a while after this weekend. jonathan: phones are not the only electronic piece giving samsung problems. find out why some washers are being recalled. >> where did you put the recorder? >> i had it behind the plastic bin. >> what did you think? >> i was intrigueded of his
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"20/20" the woman who brought down the chandra levy case is talking about how it happened. hear from her on "20/20" at 10:00 and then stay tuned for
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northern virginia, on the issues, barbara comstock and donald trump are the same. comstock and trump promote deportation and reject any comprehensive immigration reform. both oppose background checks eep guns from suspected terrorists. and comstock-trump were prepared to shut down the government just for politics. time for luann bennett: comprehensive immigration reform now. common sense gun safety laws. bennett tells congress: do your job. i'm luann bennett
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alison: new information in the
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hospital center. they gave an update an hour and a half ago. sam ford is life in cheverly to tell us what they had to say. what is the latest? zach well, they told us -- sam: well, they told us they thought they had everything in hand here. they thought they were doing everything right. then the bacterium pops up again. they sent the babies out to other hospitals and invited the investigators in. >> admitted they are the hospital authorities told us experts from the centers for disease control arrived at the prince george's hospital this afternoon to try to find out where the pseudomonas is coming from. >> we will provide complete and as you expect welcome access to this team. >> two days ago that the hospital shut down the nicu after two infants tested positive for pseudomonas. this was the same bacterium
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the premies to children hospital in d.c. after two infants died. it reopened a month ago today and after a thorough cleaning and flushing of the water pipes tuesday it was shut down a tect -- second time. >> we are puzzled. we did the water treatment and we exceeded expectation for surveillance and infection control practices. here we are with the >> now they are saying perhaps it was on the equipment they are using there. or what happens the staff is not scrubbing up well enough. there are so many questions they have. of the two instants who tested positive this time one is suffering an infection. the other is not. reporting live, i'm sam ford, abc7 news. jonathan: thank you. coming up next at 5:00, finding a cure for cancer.
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alison: later, staying street smart. the push to protect pedestrians once we change the clocks. >> we are days away from electing a new president. this weekend is fe cous is on electing a new president. this weekend is fe cous is on pa i believe america is already great. yes, we have our challenges. we must give every child a great education, build an economy that works for everyone, end tax breaks for companies that move our jobs overseas. by working together, democrats and republicans, we can do these things. that's why we must defeat those who want to turn americans against one another. i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message, because united,
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r all dshe ate like a pig. has said and done... you can do anything. i moved on her like a [bleep] ...trump's just so disgusting and degrading. it just seems like he's invaded our lives. and he's the republican nominee for president. and now republican congresswoman comstock is trying to run away from trump? i mean, come on. look, we just can't vote for comstock or trump. house majority pac is responsible
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. >> i know you are counting it down. four days left until election day. the weekend before presidential election comes with a tradition of its own in alexandria. ryan hughes has a preview on how to get your hands on a piece of presidential history. ryan: opening the door in the potomac company auction house in alexandria is taking a step historical pieces are up for bid. this weekend politics are front and center. >> we think it's fun to do it prior to the election when everyone is politically minded. >> campaign pics are on full display. >> we are lucky to have two property assignments. >> a bed that j.f.k. slept in and two pieces from the estate
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fountain from the home in georgetown before moving to the white house. >> they are photographed with caroline in the garden. we have that with the sconces on the front of the house. >> it's an opportunity to look back on past presidents. their time in office. >> one piece getting attention is jacquelyn kennedy sweet little chandelier. >> she bought it at a flea market in paris with her sister. another big draw book. >> it's signed while the president was in office. >> presidential, political and the historical auction is happening saturday morning giving history buffs something to look forward to. in old town, ryan hughes, abc7 news. alison: wow! jonathan: amazing. all that stuff, in the nondescript building up for auction. alison: collectors can't wait for that.
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alison: staying with the modern day politics, a look at the political campaign of donald trump and hillary clinton. they have produced controversy. we know that. but they have consumed a lot of cash. just like every other part of the 2016 campaign the money trail is anything but politics as usual. hillary clinton's biggest outside dollars came from wall street. for trump, his biggest source of donors came from the retirees and real estate businesses. the political action committees. >> there is a super p.a.c. priorities usa action that is the super pac backinghill -- hillary clinton. this one is totally devoted to get her elected. priorities usa action raised a lot of money. >> trump has a couple of the super p.a.c.'s backing him.
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favored super p.a.c. donors don't know who to give to. alison: to find out more on who paid what to elect the next president watch the report this sunday on "full measure" with sharyl attkisson. jonathan: ikea is recalling chests and dressers after four children died. they had a repair pr and killed two children. they issued a recall after learning of two more deaths including a 2-year-old boy in woodbridge in 2011. right on the heels of recalling millions of cell phones, samsung is now recalling another batch of electronics. michelle marsh is live with details. michelle: this is washing machines. 3 million of them.
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of -- samsung had hundreds of report of the machine blowing up in the spin cycle. nine people were hurt. she and her 4-year-old son were lucky they weren't hurt in their home. michelle: that is the latest. i'm michelle marsh. back to you. >> there are people who will hack whatever you pay them to hack. critical infrastructure included. alison: like dams, pipelines, electrical substations. these are hackers who experts say can disrupt life as we know it. not for days but weeks or
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a "7 on your side" special investigation hackers for hire coming upability to at 11:00. jonathan: still for us ahead at 5:00. some kids make volcanoes. others set out to cure cancer. a look at a science project aiming to do that. alison: but first, making a connection. meet a working woman doing that by reading to kids. jonathan: new at 6:00. new information on the deadly commuter train in new jersey earlier th the three red flags that investigators turned up.
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steve: the weekend is here. it will be gorgeous there. tomorrow, lower 60's. a lot of sunshine. early sunday morning daylight savings time come to an end. temperatures are 64 degrees midday. we fall back one hour.
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to enjoy the sunshine and the nice weather. across the bay, 10k sunday morning. sunrise at 6:41 because of daylight savings time coming to and end. 47 degrees. upper 50's by 10:00. 12:00time hour around 6 -- noontime hour around 63. sunshine monday. tuesday selection day. it's a beautiful day with the weather. 60 by 11:00. cooling to 60's by 8:00. stay with us.
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jonathan: breaking news. kevin lewis? kevin: there is new info bus crash. dave chappelle, the driver, had previous crash. and his wife is saying he took antiseizure medication. police have not released a cause of the crack. earlier in week the maryland motor vehicle administration announced it revoked the 67-year-old's commercial driving privileges two months
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submit state certificate. they -- in the satellite center. jonathan: sign up for breaking news text alerts anytime you like from the newsroom. when it comes to the newsroom it will go to your phone. alison: for more children it's part of the daily routine. bedtime story or two. to have grown-up read to them on a regular basis. in comes the local non-profit to bring the love of reading for at-risk children. the director courtney is the working woman. for the children in alexandria, there is nothing boring about reading. >> mom called the doctor and the doctor said --
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>> to have someone who listens to you and connect through a book is a exciting time for the children. >> courtney is the director of the reading connection, a pron profit founded in arlington 12 locations. where the volunteers read to children. it serves 1,500 kiz a year. with 300 volunteers. >> there are in poverty. through books and education we can break the cycle of poverty. alison: witnessing that outside her office working for a political consulting company changed the direction of her career. she became friendly with a homeless man. >> he had a name, a story, he had a family. i got to know him. i had a moment of pause in my kreyer that stopped me to think i need to be serving
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alison: now she has her own children ages three and mine months. they read together every night. >> you walk in the door and you have kids running over saying the reading connection is here. the reading connection is here. at the end they pick a book of their own to build library in their home. alison: happy faces there. this is exciting. we just accepted a job as the director of programs for the national p.t.a. her last day at the reading connection after ten years at the helm is november 14. we wish her the best of luck. jonathan: nothing like seeing the face on a little kid when you start reading to them. open up doors. alison: they learn words. it's fun. fantastic. jonathan: good work. alison: yes. jonathan: coming up fur us at 5:00 -- >> diagnosed with stage fourco
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jonathan: football coach fighting for his life with the team by his side. scott abraham has the emotional story. >> bicycles and pedestrian fatalities are up 20%.
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alison: work will be done between corner street and rock creek parkway but the trail should be open sunday afternoon. jonathan: by the time the trail is back open the sun is down on sunday. the first day of the daylight savings time and we lose an
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pedestrian safety. >> a stark reminder of the distracted driving. 75 fairs of shoe represented one-by-one to recommend every biker or pedestrian killed in the d.c. area. >> how will you feel if you take a life? >> a life was cut short after leaving her physician's assistant job at >> it's hard when you can't save one of your own. emma was a staple here in the hospital. >> you united medical center is joining the police and the regional safety officials to make sure everyone sharing the road will make it home safely. this is especially important as we lose daylight hours.
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darkness. 1 and 4 happen wean 6:00 and 9:00 at night. >> do you feel like you are risking your life? >> we are. >> marilyn brown crosses the same stretch where emma was killed. they can't be done with the regulation alone. >> they have to be able to see you. >> brianne carter, abc7 news. alison: all right. get a check of the roadways on friday with jamie sullivan on traffic watch. hey, jamie. jamie: we have seen two crashes on the capital beltway. we are going to start off in virginia. if you are heading northbound from tysons.
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this shows you how much volume we have. this time this is in maryland. 42 minutes from route 4 to closer to route 50. extra one thing we have is something that we won't have at monday. the sun glare. keep in mind. we have it this evening but things are changing. we change the clocks clocks this weekend. look at traffic. jonathan: breaking news. coming to us from the new york city where the police say a new york city police sergeant shot this afternoon has now died.
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stay with us on updates throughout the evening. alison: back at home, 13-year-old at the school for the gifted students may have found the cure for cancer. alec mosaic made a presentation as the seventh grade science project now. a team of scientists are working after his his grandfather died from cancer he wanted to find a cure. he thinks he has one. >> it can bore large hole in this to cause the cell to die. >> he is still in the early steps of making the project a reality.
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incredible. jonathan: eighth grade. alison: yeah. jonathan: he will be great. two years from now they have a full blown cure for cancer from that guy. what were we doing in eighth grade? alison: not that. jonathan: chewing bubble gum. alison: doug was learning the weather. doug: i was dreaming of playing for the baltimore orioles one day. see where that got me. beautiful sunset across the area. nice day all along. give fairway. if you have easy plans,
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if highs on sunday is 65 to 67. another reminder to turn back the clocks an hour before you go to bed. election day weather is perfect as well. beautiful day coming. tuesday, sunshine, 67. all day long is gorgeous. you can see for yourself the next seven days for the weather center forecasters what we call a boring it's like sunny, sunny, sunny. but if you get out to enjoy it is just what you want to see. alison: sometimes boring is good. jonathan: what won't be boring is friday night lights. this a big match-up. good weather to play ball. scott abraham in north bethesda. you have been every week at the game of the week. this is another one.
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scott: this is not boring. you know i love balloons. we came to georgetown prep for the high school game of the week. little hoyas to take on undefeated episcopal this is senior night for georgetown prep. look at the touch. the faces and the jerseys draped along the fence line. meanwhile, up the road to silver spring kennedy high school. big game reason. legendary head coach will be leading the team to the field for the last time. for 29 years. >> all right. >> kennedy head coach dan has been coaching football. >> it get slower. keeps you going. scott: accustomed to fight a win on the field he is fighting for his life. >> last march i was diagnosed
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>> doctors have given dan a poor prognosis. >> quick now. >> he has done everything he could do medically. he continues to try to meet all of the obligations at kennedy. scott: dan is with the team every week. his players support him by wearing blue colon cancer awareness ribbons on the helmet. >> we are playing for him. to get him a season for dan. he is hanging up the whistle. his coaching record and accomplishments speak for himself. he will be remembered more as a coach who turned teenagers to young men. >> i want them to have a winning attitude. not just sports but in life. they can do anything they want if they put their mind to it. >> 57-year-old warrior. >> anytime you face something,
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alison. we wish him the best in his fight. alison: absolutely. jonathan: boy. alison: thank you. thank you. jonathan: thank you, scott. coming up next for us at 5:00 -- >> why police in tactical gear are standing guard in front of the falls church motel room. i'm kevin lewis with the story still ahead. alison: as we go to break a beautiful shot from drone trak 7 in dickerson, maryland. we here of the leaves at the peak. it will be a perfect weekend to get out and enjoy. jonathan: you know why we are doing this? there is so much stress relate told the election people are talking about it. they are fired up. take a deep breath. everybody relax and enjoy this view. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know
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tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of
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jonathan: breaking news from st. louis. two police officers were shot. the man was threatening someone with a shotgun. the injuries not life threatening. the shooter is in custody but this is the same day where two officer were shot in new york wand died now. alison: three store clerks hospitalize after two violent morning robberies in falls charming. kevin lew and explains how a detective watchful eye led to a quick capture. kevin: a armed man enters falls church 7-eleven and pistol whips two clerks on their knees. the man fled with cash and then held up an common gas station. the people there pistol whipped also.
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the officers tackled him, shut down the streets and evacuated the nearby buildings and made a ring around the two-story motel with rooms that open to the parking lot. the suspect su rendered in peaceful fashion. this is a good example of the good police >> he looked out and saw armored car and gave himself up. investigators are waiting for a search warrant before combing through the hotel room for evidence such as stolen money and hand gun. alison: you can track crime in your neighborhood with spot crime maps. while there, sign up for the
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newsletter. that is it for "abc7 news at 5:00". right now at 6:00, the f.b.i. warning about a terror threat for the u.s. on the eve of a presidential election. plus, new questions in the search for answers after a school bus crashes and kills six >> now, abc "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. maureen: a warning tonight four days before the presidential election of a possible al-qaeda plot. the f.b.i. says the intelligence points to possible plot in new york, texas and virginia. john gonzalez has been
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us now. john: many say this is a dangerous time we are in. the f.b.i., counterterrorism, homeland security communities remain vigilant and well postured they say to defend anything and any i tack at home. that is not enough to ease nerves of the voters. voters in arlington county potential terrorist threat. >> with all that has gone on today. because of the world and the can't dates we have -- candidates. good and bad candidates. makes me nervous. >> they believe al-qaeda might be behind it. but no specific locations. but it points to texas, new


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