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found out. brad: we found out that prescription didn't work here long. just a few months. but in the short time in the workplace he has become unpopular and even feared person. in a few months, radee prince had become known for his erratic personality. a man calling him a loose cannon. private employees say they had complained about him. others say prince was aware of the complaint and shattered. that may have been a motive for yesterday's killing spree. the state's attorney says it is too early to know for sure. >> why do people do things like this? i don't know. >> add the accused killer who spent a day on the run now sits in a delaware jail while extradition details are worked out. veteran prosecutor says he has already decided the maximum sentence of life without parole is not enough. >> if it is a case that said you should have a death penalty in maryland, this is the case. >> that i
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number of the people killed and hurt and the long criminal history of burglary, assault and weapons charges. many cases were dismissed for look of evidence. the harford county says how prince was handled by the system will be part of his investigation. >> the number of the felony convictions, there is a lot of questions i think that will be anxioused -- answered in the coming week. brad: back live now, you may notice there is a video camera on the front of the building. there are video cameras throughout the building. the sheriff confirming that the crime was caught on camera and confirming something we reported yesterday that the shooter in this case, summoned the employees together for what they thought would be a meeting and that is when he opened fire. in edgewood, brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: horrible. brad, thank you. three people were killed in the mass shooting including one man from arlington who commuted. amy aubert continues the team coverage tonight with how the victims' families are
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tonight. amy? amy: you can see the slabs of granite over my shoulder like what they would have been working on. it has been quiet out here today. people coming and going offering one another hugs of support. >> on thursday, bayarsaikhan tudev's family meeting in prayer and offering forgiveness. >> it's hard to forgive him but we forgive him through god's love only. amy: for giveness for the man that opened fire at advanced granite solutions on wednesday, killing three people. one of them 53-year-old tudev. >> he it was the best dad and the best husband anyone could ask for. amy: the father of three and grandfather of two described as a hard worker and the ultimate family man. >> soft-hearted, good-hearted. easy going. friendly person. everybody loves him. amy: a
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in front of the business where it happened. >> right now we are grieving. still trying to make sense of the senseless act. the company is heartbroken at the loss of their employees, their family. amy: on thursday, jose romero's brother gathering the belongings from the parked car. >> he was trying to find another job for the last two weeks. arriving all the time. >> a day after the tragedy. families, friends and neighbors still in shock and coping with such loss. >> it's not easy having to lose somebody so precious. >> the company says they are devastated. they set up this online fund to help support the families of the victims. live in edgewood, amy aubert, abc7 news. jonathan: thank you very much. we did text out information as the edgewood shooting was unfolding yesterday. we invite you to sign
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do so at our website michelle: in the last hour, montgomery county police identified the officer struck by a hit-and-run driver last night. officer heather haynes is now home after being treated at the hospital. she was helping another officer in a traffic stop when she was hit on new hampshire avenue near piney branch avenue in silver springs and driver has not been found yet. jonathan: emotional press briefing when the white house chief of staff general john kelly stepped up to the podium and spoke to the controversy swirling around the president's recent phonal call to the wife of the soldier killed in niger. >> i just thought that might be sacred. when i listened to this woman and what she was saying, what she was doing on tv, the only thing i could do to collect my thoughts was to go walk among the finest men and women on the earth. you can always find them. because they are in arlington national cemet
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and a half. i walked among the stones. some of whom i put there. because they were doing what i told them to do when they were killed. jonathan: general kelly lost his son in combat in afghanistan. president trump said something like that to the widow of sergeant la david johnson basically saying to that widow that this is what he signed on for. democratic congresswoman from florida listened to the call and then criticized the president for saying that. today kelly said he could not believe that she listened to something so sacred and then spoke about it and criticized it on television. michelle: less than an hour from now, former president barack obama will campaign will virginia gubernatorial candidate ralph northam. a few hours ago he appeared with the democrat running for governor of new jersey. >> i will refer you both to the constitution as well as to michel
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to explain why that will not happen. michelle: all right. so the question tonight is will the former president bring out the crowds and help the democratic candidates in the important states? tim barber is live in richmond where he is about to speak to stump for the candidate running for governor in our state. tim, big crowds out there. tim: this place is already packed with people. soon it will be packed with politicians from the governor of richmond toed to governor mcauliffe. they are all campaigning for ralph northam to get him elected. but most people are excited to see president obama. this this is his first campaign speech after the new jersey speech since leaving office in january. the first people in line got here at 7:00 this morning. the speech, :00 -- 7:00 tonight. moments away. we'll bring you the latest at
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tim barber, abc7 news. jonathan: thanks. a gun store robbed and of course it was caught on camera. why the picture is so familiar. >> we were told by one doctor that it may be likely he never does walk. i still want him to be able to participate. michelle: the local officer running in the marine corps marathon and what is stealing his journey. steve: it doesn't get much better. can it? it will. tomorrow and the one coming weekend. warmer temperatures on the way, plus we are tracking a cold front next week and the next best chance for rain. stay with us.
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announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. michelle: white nationalists richard spencer was allowed to speak at the university of florida today. sort of. protesters tried to drown out spencer's speech at an auditorium on campus. hundreds more rally outside. the protest was peaceful in part because of the added police presence and that extra security cost florida taxpayer $600,000. florida's governor declared a state of emergency for the event. jonathan: close call for a police officer in florida. watch this. the dash cam rolling. the video shows a driver brushing by the deputy during the traffic s
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the pickup was close enough that you saw the side mirror hit him. a second officer took over his traffic stop while the officer clipped followed and arrested the driver of the truck. investigators say the driver was drunk. six thieves hit a gun store en masse north of austin and made off 14 shotgun and rifles. they found the stolen truck a half mile away with the engine running and the doors open. michelle: six years after the east coast earthquake, where the repairs at the national cathedral stand now. >> imagine running in the marine corps marathon in a full police uniform. no worries. it's for a good cause. we'll
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alex: when i was 11 years old, a man broke into the house and he sexually assaulted me. thankfully, in my case, the police caught him, but there are so many survivors that live knowing that their attacker is still out there. ♪ thank you mark herring, for taking this seriously, and for making this a priority, for all of the victims out there. mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. michelle: a death investigation in alexandria now turned into a murder case. police found the body of a 55-year-old woman last night in a home on north howard street. she had been stabbed. a man at a hospital with self-inflicted injuries is now charged. police believe t
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other. maryland state police are looking for a man who stabbed another man on the inner county connector near i.c.c. yesterday afternoon. there was a road rage incident and a driver pulled over and stabbed a passenger in another vehicle. police are looking for a gray ford pickup with an extended or a four-door cab. >> today marks one month since the deadly earthquake in mexico. a moment of silence held today at the time the quake hit that killed 369 people. thousands of rescue workers and volunteers scrambling to save people from the collapsed buildings in and around mexico city. jonathan: six years after the east coast earthquake that hit the area, the national cathedral still repairing damage. the fixes are being split in nine phases. it could take another ten to 15 years before they are all excellent with everything. when all is said and drop it will cost $25 million. michelle: well, this is it. today is the deadline to submit proposal for amzo
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100 cities and counties nationwide are in the running including eight in our area. today we learn that charles county is pitching the white plains area. the local leaders think amazon will find a lot to like here. >> diversity that is very important in the proposal. you are looking for an urban-like area and transportation, educated workforce. michelle: one possible drawback is the cost of living which amazon will have to consider before choosing where they will create 50,000 jobs. a threat against prince william county high school coach has the school changing gametime. the game between potomac and freedom high schools will now be played two hours earlier tomorrow night. the game will be held at potomac at 5:00, police have no reason to believe the threat is credible but aren't taking any chances. expect extra security at that game. jonathan: well, in three days' time thousands are hitting the street for the marine corps marathon. we wish them all the best.
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reasons for coming out and running the race. for a local officer, the reason is his son. richard reeve joining us live from prince george's county headquarters with what is different about the corporal's run. rich? richard: this is a great story. corporal brian cain is going to run the marathon in his full uniform minus the gun belt. but it's all for a good cause. take a look. you mentioned his son who has significant health issues. here you can see him with his family wearing pretty much the same outfit he will have on sunday including his protective vest, guys. by taking part in the marathon he is hoping to raise awareness and funding for the website, the foundation that helps first responder families who have children with significant health issues. his 22-month-old son has undiagnosed genetic condition where he can't walk and be active and he also has a condition where the brain doesn'
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eyes. >> i know there are other families that some goals are slightly different than this one. i want him to be able to come out and run with me. or to just even enjoy the time we have together. that would be fantastic to give him the sense of accomplishment. >> he is aware of the difficulties that the parents face. the foundation can help out with a lot of medical expenses and other support. meanwhile for that race, he will be switching out the dress shoes that police wear to running shoes. reporting live, richard reeve, abc7 news. jonathan: we wish him the very best. rich, thanks. that is a great story. for a list of the road closures and the metro times, download the news app and have it with you all the time. get the marine corps marathon information. we put it all on the website. the app is a handy tool to have. michelle: it's so exciting here. you see the makings and set-up.
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steve: port-o-pots are coming tomorrow. jonathan: a lot of them. steve: it's warm and comfortable. cool down this everything and then all over again tomorrow and then again on saturday and sunday. it looks good. the sun set in 15 minutes or so. overlooking the national harbor and the potomac river. high today of 72 degrees. we have cooled to 69 at reagan national. 70 in fredericksburg. 72 in culpeper. 7:00, middle 60's moving through the 9:00 hour we'll fall to the lower 60's. the skies are mainly clear. by 11:00 tonight, around 6 degrees in the district. cooler off toward the north and west of us. let's talk about the news today in the weather world, noaa's prediction or outlook for the winter coming up. for our area we could see warmer temperatures looking to the winter around here. if we see warmer temperatures, and lower precipitation amounts that means lesser snow for us. that is what we are c
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average with the precip here. the average snow we get in d.c. and the winter is 15 inches. it will be warmer and drier. we could look at less snow this year. up in the air. keep with us. we'll keep you updated through the winter months. tonight, looking good. fairfax around 52. manassas will drop down to 49 early tomorrow morning. now tomorrow going to launch food truck friday for many of you. 70 at noontime hour. lower to lower 70's at 1:00 and 2:00 and it will gradually warm up moving through the later afternoon hours and warmer yet come saturday and sunday. forecast highs tomorrow are fantastic. around 75 degrees. grab your sun glasses if you head out the door. you will need them for the morning and the afternoon and the early everything. light jacket comes tomorrow night. howard university, homecomeing this saturday, they are playing morgan state university. it will be a fantastic game. watch it on newschannel8. temperatures are 75 degrees. nice mix of sun
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warmer for the day on sunday. temperatures are cooler to start. 8:00, 6:00. marine corps marathon. temperatures by the time most of the runners are coming to an end around 72. good time to download your stormwatch7 weather app. the ten-day outlook. we are calling for a beautiful three days ahead. now monday is sort of the transition day. warm, humid out there. clouds are going to increase. better chance for a few showers. shower widespread on tuesday and thed cofront moves to the mid-atlantic. look what happens behind it. go from upper 70's to 70. then lower 60's for the daytime highs wednesday, thursday, friday. wakeup temperatures each of the days are in the upper 40's. jonathan: all right, steve. thank you very much. michelle: let's begin with d.c. united, erin. erin: i know. can you believe it jonathan: every sport is being played now. erin: they will be playing the final game at r.f.k. sunday. a very special weekend for them. plus, the redskins really need monday night against the
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erin: the 3-2 redskins have a tough test against the 5-1 eagles sunday night. carson wentz is tied for second with 13 passing
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and tom brady so it means they need this guy on the field monday night. josh norman suffered a broken rib in the week four loss to the chiefs. and the cornerback was limited in practice today which is encouraging. nobody wants to be on the field helping his team more than norman. >> i just want to bring what i have out there with them. i see them, they make plays and it's so exciting. it's contagious. erin: i love it. he want toes be out there so bad. watch the eagles. coverage at 8:00 and kickoff at 8:30. the clock is ticking as d.c. united prepare for final game at r.f.k. they move to the audi field next season. the old stadium has been the brunt of many jokes. ben
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charge. >> everybody wants a story. everybody wants the magic story. i didn't work like that. the magic of the place is coming here every day. it was constant. the floods, the end, the leaks. but it was all beautiful. erin: i love it. join us tonight at 9:00 on newschannel8 as united players will join robert burton in studio to discuss the last call at r.f.k. tonight at 9:00. jonathan: was he admiring it or dissing it? michelle: combination. erin: michelle gets it. michelle: a last check of weather. steve: fantastic tonight. a little on the cool side. if you have plans this evening. tomorrow looks great. friday, t.g.i.f. around 75 degrees. fantastic for the weekend. gorgeous for the run. monday, going to feel more like summerrish. humid. but then cooling off next week. michelle: all right. "world news tonight" with david muir up next. jonathan: thank you for being with us. see you
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have a great night.
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cnarrator: ed gillespie and i wants to endis ad. a woman's right to choose. ed giof a woman'sd put thpersonal decisions,rge not women and their doctors. as governor, ed gillespie says, i would like to see abortion be banned. if ed gillespie would like to see abortion banned, i would like to see i would like to see i would like to see that ed gillespie never becomes governor.
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tonight, the stunning and deeply personal moment at the white house. president trump's chief of staff, general john kelly, suddenly coming into the briefing room. what he said about president trump's phone call to the family of sergeant la david johnson. also tonight, the very rare move from a former president. george w. bush, who has shied away from the public eye, now breaking his silence tonight on what he's seeing in this country. also breaking, the state of emergency in florida, the white nationalist leader set to speak. and then, you'll see what happened today. just in tonight, the las vegas investigation, what we've now learned about those 12 minutes. new reporting tonight, what happened inside the cockpit as that passenger p


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