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pit stop. the head of dps says the first line of defense against wrong way driving is you. >> we say the same thing. but drinking and driving or being impaired and driving has to become a social issue. we can't arrest our way out of this problem. >> adot is telling me they have placed larger wrong way signs on the roads. more arrows. but, you know, we continue to see these crashes on an almost weekly basis now. at 10:00 we're talk to adot about what else they can do. more coming up. from the live desk tracking the fires in tennessee. the major confirming three people have been killed. that's a major update. dozens injured as those fires destroy hundreds of homes and businesses in the great smoky mountains of eastern tennessee. it sparked yesterday. thousands have been evacuated
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winds have calmed, rains have fallen, but officials are worried about fire that could spread again if the winds pick up, amber? in the valley a sunny and dry day for us. even though the rain and snow has stopped the thicker air is sticking around. eight dedegrees below nor nal -- degrees below normal. and it's dropping to the 50s. a capitol hilly night tonight. low -- chilly night tonight. tracking some cold forecast lows in the overnight hours. we have freeze warnings to track not in the phoenix metro but just beyond in gila and pinal counties. we'll give you tips on how to protect your pipes and plantses and track your forecast with the chilly days sticking around. the car and knife attack at
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attack. we know he came to the u.s. in 2014 with his mother and six siblings. isis has not said if they directed the 18-year-old to carry out the lone wolf attack. >> the talk of the campus fellow buckeye, abdul razak ali artan. he's accused of slamming his car into people on the sidewalk before slashing his victims with a knife. hero shot ask killed him. anderson payne was stabbed. >> you get that dull pain in your hand. and thin i looked down and saw -- and then i looked down and saw my entire hand full of blood. >> the somali-born honor student jump add krois the -- jumped across the stage at a commencement ceremony. he posted on facebook before
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this osu professor was one of the 11 injured. >> i would like to see what the circumstances are that led to him doing this. and all the history that led up to it. >> out of the 11 people hurt yesterday three are still in the hospital. doctors expect all of them to make a full recovery. months before sheriff joe arpaio goes to trial. his lawyers get a new court date saying they need more time to prepare. it had been faces six months if convicted. a shooting at one of our valley light rail stops. can you recognize the guy many the hoodie? police want to know because he might be the one that fired shot as at 24th and gerrerson -- jefferson killing one man. corey harold did not survive. a second man is fighting for his life. the future is looking
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the next generation of electric cars will be built in arizona. melissa blasius digs into the deal which includes an auto assembly plant and 2,000 jobs. >> governor doug ducey checking out the prototype for lucid motors new car. he just announced they will be building them in casa grande. lucid motors aiming to compete tesla in the electric luxury car market. they want to start hiring next year. a $7 million investment. >> we can stand toe to toe in attracting the manufacturering jobs that -- manufacturing jobs that every state in the nation is hungry for. arizona beat out 12 other states. >> here our team has access to an excellent workforce. forward-thinking institutions, and a strong regional supply chain.
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state state of sonora mexico. >> some will be assembled in mexico and sent to our state. one problem is getting a workforce that has never assembled cars before to put this together. president-elect donald trump stoking the flames of a debate over flag burning. trump planning people should be jailed for a year or lose citizenship status. the supreme court has said it is protected by the first amendment. >> i do not approve of it. and i think there's other ways for people to express their views rather than burn a flag that so many americans fought and died for. >> there's john mccain saying he has better things to do than respond to every one of donald trump's tweets. another pick as the future
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elan chow will hold a position. she's the wife of mitch mcconnell. it put her in the political spotlight and made her a target for political ennys. a new maim -- enemies. a new name for trump's cabinet. wul ber ross -- wilbur ross will be picked. trump is also expected to nominate steven for treasure secretary. he's a former gold and sacks partner. a thank you tour or thursday. trump heads to cincinnati and this weekend another event in demoins. his transition team saying he'll give credit for his win to people in swing states. we want to get to that plane crash. new reports say an eerie video has surfaced showing the coaching staff praising the
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deadly crash. the plane took off from bolivia and crashed five minutes from its destination killing 71 people on board. we're learning doctors in colombia have amputated the right leg for the goal keeper of the team. authorities have found the flight recorders in perfect condition. that could determine what caused the crash. a child found wandering on the side of the road, looking for her father in the blistering heat. there? a school bus driver charged
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breaking right now.
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organizing right now at 10th and van buren. it's about to start. the director for living united for change in arizona are taking part in the national protest calling to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. they're marching against what they call hate and intolerance by the new presidential administration. this the combie police are looking for -- this is the guy police are looking for accused of robbing a bank. this is out of scottsdale. over. it happened yesterday near thomas and scottsdale road. this man described as someone in his 50s around 5'9". if you have anymore information give police a call. police catch this guy 30- year-old raymond sal czar after he -- salasar after he broke into a home. it's a neighbor that alerted police. police contacted the homeowner who was out of town at the time.
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arrested him redhanded in the hallway. he told police he was looking for a place to sleep. in court today the driver in that chattanooga tennessee school bus crash that killed six children last week. >> ernest walker facing charges of -- johntany walker facing charges. >> mr. walker is innocent in the eye of the law. and he proven otherwise. >> parents students and school officials had raised concerned about his speeding. this is the second time in two months he was involved in an accident while driving a bus. a chandler woman facing child abuse charges. she left a 6-year-old on the side of the road by herself in july in 110 degree heat. police say 27-year-old candice flynn got into an argument with her boyfriend.
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and then he left. flynn allegedly told her boyfriend's 6-year-old daughter to also get out of the car. a passer-by noticed the girl walking around carrying her scar seat. when police -- car seat. when police showed up she was looking for her father. an incredible gesture. how school kids used a retired american flag to honor police officers and veterans.
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a warning out tonight the aps on a scam that's not new but people are still falling for it. the company says they've seen
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this years alone. scammers threatening to shut off your power and then they send you to get a money gram. aps hoping the reminder will keep people on alert this holiday season. the deadliest wildfire in state history. 19 hotshots killed three years ago. >> tomorrow a state park opens in their honor. >> loved ones walked the steps that were some of the last for hotshots. >> andrew would be rolling his eyes at the same time as smiling. >> she's one of many who lost a hero. >> it's kind of unbelievable, really, still. >> tuesday families and friends of the 19 heroes gathered as governor doug ducey dedicated the granite mountain hotshots memorial state park in their honor. >> i think it's important that
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hike isn't easy. a nod to the condition they had to be in for the dangers they faced. >> this is an incredible trail. it's one built for someone who loves firefighters. i mean it's strenuous. >> along the trail visitors will find plaques to get to know the names, the faces, and stories of each of the 19. >> that's what i love about the trail. it talks about the ecology and what's going on. and then you get to know e guys intimately. that's important. >> it leads to where the hotshots drew their last breaths. 19 markers surround the spot where they showed their ultimate bravery. >> eric marsh. >> reporting in yarnell abc 15 news. a group of thoughtful kids reminding mesa police and military members that they stand behind them. they presented these tiny stars, part of american flags
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they presented them with the note reminding our heroes they're not forgotten. valley high school kids showing their true colors. they hosted inner city children playing games and making crafts. all spart of the smile -- part of the smiles of christmas program. they spend a year with the kids. today's event brought hundreds of kids. starting to look like christmas at the white house. several christmas trees loaded with lightings, wreaths and dozens of displays. the obama family going all out. you may want to overnight this shipment. your bottle of wine could be waiting on your doorstep. you can order and ship wine directly to your home. governor doug ducey signed the bill in march. today you can put in some orders officially. a chill today. >> that's right. >> leave it outside and it'll be fine. >> chilly.
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been in a very long time. freeze warnings for areas south and east of the valley. right now clear and mild we'll call it. at least compared to what we're experiencing in the overnight hours. currently 59 in phoenix. coming off the high of 62. eight degrees below average. winds out of the southwest at eight miles per hour. temperatures in the 50s through kl p.m. then the upper -- 8 p.m. then the upper 40s. glendale at 59. mesa and gilbert 58 degrees. to the north it is freezing along the rim. flagstaff 31. show low at 30. you look at these winds. they're not too bad. less than ten miles per hour. when it's this cold even three miles makes a difference. feels like 27. a windchill of 23 in show low. 22 at window rock. here's what we expect into tonight. widespread freezes for the
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spots farther south have yet to freeze this season will do so tonight. you notice in the light blue the freeze warnings. in dark bylaw bleu hard -- dark blue, hard freeze warnings. the first freeze of the season tonight. wrap outdoor pipes they may be exposed to protect them. cover or bring in plants that you don't want to freeze. and bring your pets inside and try to stay warm yourself in the early see the temperatures drop. here's a look at the forecast. miami and globe in the upper #20s. casa grande 30. single digit lows along the rim near the four corners and near the grand canyon. this is going to be some bitterly cold air tonight. 18 in prescott. 19 in payson. freezes there as well. stafford is going to freeze. even tucson at the freezing mark tonight.
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41 for the low. lots of vool lee spots in the -- valley spots in the 30s but staying above 32. in the upper 50s to low 60s in casa grande tomorrow. 36 in flagstaff. 37 for tomorrow in show low. mid-40s in payson, sedona and prescott. 62 is what we look to hit in lake havasu and phoenix around 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. down to 9 degrees. i'll see -- 69 degrees. we'll see some spots in the 50s tomorrow afternoon. look at the 30s overnight tonight. it's going to be cold when you wake up tomorrow morning. skies will stay clear throughout the day. a few more clouds stream in by the end of the week. friday we stay in the low 60s under partly cloudy skies. tracking a little disturbance. cruising to our north on friday. maybe a few isolated showers to the higher terrain across
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going to stay dry. looks like clouds, breezes on friday. temperatures in the 60s through the weekends and a quick system clipping by on tuesday could bring breezes and a chance for rain to the higher terrain. watch your social media feeds carefully. a consumer alert about scams on your senator phone. three -- your smart phone. three big ones. a text message that says you have won a the other scam, facebook egreeting cards that have viruses and downloadable christmas lyrics that affect your computer. well now is the time to take action and hel out opz -- help out operation santa claus. we're collecting for the four charities on your screen. you can drop off your donation
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the abc 15 studios or any hof the 120 plus ups locations. or donate at for every $5 you give you will be endered to win a ford or -- ented to win a ford or lincoln. -- entered to win a ford or lincoln. the 30th annual aps light parade gets started at 7:00 with the parade route ending at 7th and indian school. 15 at 4:00 p.m. on sundays. a pregnant mother's plea after most of her baby's belongs are -- belongings are stolen from her. coming up the state of emergency right now. the massive fires, the hotel engulfed in flames. famglys racing -- families racing out.
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what do doctors from leading cancer centers in the country have in common? many of them now call cancer treatment centers of america home. expert medicine works here. find out why at cancer
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developing out of detroit. two children in critical condition as police try to figure out why two men forced themselves inside a home, held this family hostage, and then lit the house on fire. after running from the scene police were able to catch the it's unclear what happened to the other guy. first responders rescued the children, ages 2 and 4. they are being treated. new tonight. as if going into labor isn't tough enough one colorado woman says her car was stolen as she was loading it to go to the hospital. they had just put in the car seat when somebody jumped in and sped off. the labor pains were a false alarm. she's without the things she
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>> they were just things we had bought. there were things that were given. and you can't replace it. >> she says she's just asking the thief to return her car so she doesn't have to struggle during such an important time in her family's life. coming up all new at 6:00. there's a grinch. and then there's this guy who's trying to ruin christmas in the valley. >> the human price of drunk driving. a valley family shares the hardest part of facing this kind of tragedy. professional soccer has a new home in the valley coming up at 6:00 when and where you'll be able to see all the action in a new 5,000 seat stadium. . did you buy a new cell phone or tablet? how are you going to get rid of your personal information. joe ducey, i'll take you step by step. tracking your forecast too. it's going to be a cold wake up tomorrow morning. let's look at the temperatures at the bus stops around the valley. mid-30s to low 40s.
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in some outlying areas. then going home upper 50s to low 60s. bundle up the kids. freeze warnings in effect to the south for places like casa grande. and temperatures look cold overnight wednesday going into thursday morning. highs in the low 60s to the end of the week. little bit warmer through the weekend. closer to average through saturday shgsz sunday and even -- saturday, sunday and even monday. >> this is it right? sweater weather. >> do you have yours lined up? >> please bring it.
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tonight, breaking news. the state of emergency right now. several major fires out of control in tennessee. thousands of families and tourists racing to escape. this hotel engulfed in flames. even dolly parton's dollywood in the path. some cabins catching fire. also breaking, the deadly plane crash. what we have just learned. what happened just before the crash. and the team onboard, the video of them celebrating before the fateful flight. and the six found outside the plane, alive. the attack at ohio state. the student on a rampage with a butcher's knife. what's now been discovered tonight. donald trump about to go to dinner at this hour with mitt romney and his wife. will romney get the job as secretary of state over rudy giuliani? and cameras in the court. the stunning moment. the officer who shot walter scott in south carolina.


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