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a teacher and her toddler daughter shot to death in fort washington. alison: richard reeve has the latest on the investigation and how their lives are being remembered. richard? richard: this is where the police are investigating the case, but the focus is on the mother and daughter who lost their lives earlier this week. tonight, they were remembered. >> ♪ we all need somebody to lean on ♪ >> this is a celebration. we are celebrating a life. >> she was a beautiful person. richard: dozens gathered at this elementary school. >> she had so much to give. it's a tragedy. davis, aneshante beloved teacher here, and her daughter, chloe. they were gunned down tuesday outside of therefore washington
condo. the killer, 25-year-old daron johnson, chloe's father. court documents say that he was angry over a court order to pay $600 per month in child support to chloe. he waited that morning outside and opened fire on davis and the toddler. now, just days later, so many minimum raise -- so many memories. two precious lives cut short. who canoo many people understand. and sorry she had to go through that. richard: so much talk about what might have been. johnson is in jail, facing murder charges. the davis family and mourning tonight, but surrounded by so much love. richard reeve, abc 7 news. leon: teenage twin brothers
charged to a deadly shooting in suitland. they were arrested tonight. 19-year-old maurice sinclair was shot to death tuesday. the police are trying to determine the motive. alison: the weekend forecast is looking good, but snow could be back in the forecast next week. let's get the outlook from steve rudin. steve: it is always something around here. beforet weekend ahead the potential snow late monday into tuesday. the temperatures outside right now, holding in the 30's, with the exception manassas, culpeper, and fredericksburg, now in the upper 20's. the windchill factor is not a zack stream as the wind is beginning to lighten a little bit. at reagananassas, 29 national. skies.clear tomorrow morning, a lot of sunshine, a cold start to the day, but we will warm up into
the upper 40's. the potential for snow monday night into tuesday. i will give you the timing and what to expect coming up in a few minutes. alison: we will see you then, steve, thank you. terrifying video from taiwan. at least three people are dead after an earthquake caused buildings to crumble. rescuers are now searching for anyone who may be trapped. more than 150 people are in the hospital at this hour. investigation an following a deadly crane collapse in manhattan, 10 blocks north of the world trade center site. the crane was being lowered when it fell and hit several parked cars. one person was killed, several were injured. alison: fredericksburg police are asking for help to find this man on your screen. he is wanted on charges of sexual battery.
investigators say that he molested two juveniles. antonio. by the name if you know where he is, called the police. and 7 on your side looking for answers after rings worth thousands vanished off of a woman's finger. the owner is a patient at prince george's county hospital center. the family says the hospital cannot explain what happened. family'sey has the story and the efforts to try to get the precious jewelry back. tom? family says worth their matriarch, martha come is recovering in the hospital tonight after a very bad fall last weekend. ringsg from her hands, worth a lot of money but have sentimental value you cannot put a price on. is the invasion of a person who could not move, who cannot breathe for herself. family'sfoxworth
ordeal began monday when their mother fell down the steps outside her home. she was taken to pg medical center with brain damage. surgery, the hospital could not remove her engagement ring or wedding band. >> they were not able to cut it off. tom: the rings were still on when family visit it wednesday. thursday morning? >> my mother's wedding band and diamond ring were both missing. tom: the hospital could not find which her husband, a decorated vietnam veteran, had given martha more than a half-century ago. >> it means more to my father who has loved her since she was 15 years old. she is 75 now. tom: the family believes martha was lucid enough to realize the theft was happening. >> we are quite clear that she knew it and felt it, so that breaks our hearts.
none of us were there to protect her. we just want the rings back. we could care less about who, what, where, when, and how. tom: a spokesperson for dimensions health care, which owns prince georges hospital center, says the hospital has launched an investigation. they are promising to keep the family up to date as the investigation goes on. live in chevrolet, tom roussey, abc 7 news. leon: thank you, tom. that is heartbreaking. forced to gokers on leave after a train ran a red light and almost hit another onin just after midnight wednesday. the train minister stop more than 150 feet ahead of the other train. the train operator and a controller were removed from service. isson: a laptop explosive
now blamed for the blast that blew a hole into a somali airplane. investigators believe the man was sucked out of the airplane and killed. they think he was the bomber. the attack might have been orchestrated by a terror group, al-shabab. but it is not known if the man who was sucked out was a direct member. today, twitter suspend it 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. in the last seven months, the staff says they are him added -- taff toe adding s monitor for terrorist threats. , who was famous in 1973 in this area, but she kept her story quite the last 43 years until tonight. -- them again re-a alexandria woman turned to kimberly suiters to share her story publicly for the first time. nightly: on a cold march
in norfolk, asked her by nearly stepped on what she thought was a filthy towel. >> it was shocking. babyrly: she heard a scream, a piece of red yarn tied around. i did question a, born on the side of the road in a dirty rag in the middle of winter. it made headlines in 1973 as the police searched for her mother. news cameras soon then and i said, she is beautiful. that is our baby. that has to be our baby. from the moment eileen mathews solve the baby, she was determined to adopt her. alled the social worker for two months straight. >> i think it's amazing somebody would stick out their neck and won a baby that you do not know the condition of.
>> i just thought she was beautiful. i really do. because of the publicity, they were suggested to keep the secret. >> mom held that close to her heart for a long time. >> i really do not tell anybody. kimberly: she did not go public with it until she saw a news report decades after. >> there was a baby girl in maryland. i said, that was me, i will take that baby girl if nobody else will. mother washat baby's charged with neglect for leaving the newborn in a dangerous place. the save haven laws are designed to protect aaron's from prosecution and also to give abandoned babies a fighting chance. laws were passed in d c, maryland, and virginia, 11 babies have been safely recovered.
of the 54 that were illegally abandoned, 2/3 of them died. donna's birthmother could have gone to jail she was ever found. must have been devastating and i cannot imagine how she must have felt every single day of her life. it would be in her heart forever. wouldn't you? now married with two sons of her own, she has long known love. >> like an angel from heaven. with the exception of the first day of her life, donna has lived the rest of her life -- >> feeling wanted, not abandoned. leon: we are not finished with the story. 7 on your side is still digging into what happened on that march morning in 1973. we contacted the hospital that took care of donna and the baby. has some issues that you
could understand. she was curious about whether she has a sibling and what her birthmother's story was. while she wants to know what happened, she is not first it -- she is not interested in contacting her mother. wildlife hurt up, by an oil slick on the potomac. plus -- thief walks off with thousands intuition money. with havertys furniture, your home can be perfect.
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health alert about the zika virus. cases have been reported in the u.s., including three in the district. deaths overseas are being blamed on the zika virus. most of the victims were bitten by mosquitoes while traveling in latin america, but a case in texas reportedly was sexually transmitted. no word on what
was billed of the potomac river a couple days ago. petroleum-like substance was spotted near reagan national airport, which has now drifted down to the wilson bridge. nearly 50 canadian geese have been effective. stay with us as we track the investigation. just a matter of seconds, her college tuition was gone. a fairfax county woman forgot her purse at a dunkin' donuts. before she could get to it, thieves swiped thousands of dollars. roz plater has the investigation happening now. that mom cleans houses and had been saving that money for 25 years to give her kids and education at a shot at a better life. now a thief stole it from here and stole a piece of her dream. this family had stopped that this dunkin' donuts to grab a bite to eat before driving their
18-year-old back to college in pennsylvania. the family drove off and almost immediately worry realized she had left her purse. in it was her daughters tuition. from thean envelope bank with $10,000 inside. roz: in the surveillance tape, you can see the woman who stole it. she looks around and slips the purse inside her own. a minute later, maria returns and is heartbroken. >> i was crying. roz: she had worked hard to save that money. >> more than 25 years. look at thegood suspected the. she is white, about five foot seven, between 30 and 40 years old. this is the vehicle -- she got into, a dark-colored suv, believed to be a 2009 to 2011 mitsubishi endeavor.
korea knows that getting her money back is a longshot, but she is holding out hope -- maria knows that getting her money back is a longshot, but she is holding out hope. >> i just hope that somebody will recognize her and call the police. roz: it has been more than three weeks. if you have any idea who this woman is, fairfax county police want to hear from you. live in falls church, roz plater, abc 7 news. leon: monday night at 11:00, 7 on your side will so you have to protect your money. we set out to find the value of a diamond. worse homes found out some things that could surprise you. out --ntine's day found as horace holmes found out, when he found out could surprise you. alison: we also have snow coming in next week? steve: it depends on the low
pressure, where it lines up. that makes a huge difference. leastcold right now, at it will be a dry weekend. 44 was the high earlier today. we have cooled down to 35 at reagan national and the wind is beginning to ease. that is good news because we had the chilly windchill factors earlier the day. leesburg 28, manassas 27. , theindchill factor temperatures are cold and the north and west come in the 20's. we will stay in the 30's overnight, in town. for the rough to the north and west, we drop into the 20's. thesatellite and radar, high-pressure overhead becomes the dominant weather feature tonight and tomorrow and tomorrow night. even into the day sunday. by monday, changes are going to happen, and it could mean some snow across the metro area. the satellite radar, capital beltway is dry. it will stay dry overnight.
overnight, mainly clear skies, the wind diminishes out of the northwest. haverow morning, if you plans to go jogging, walking dog, the farmers market, a lot of them are still open, 27 fairfax, 27 woodbridge, and we warm into the middle 40's, upper 40's by later in the afternoon. looking ahead to monday into tuesday, a lot going on. storm system quickly moves off to the north and east. the low pressure out of the great lakes transfers energy off the coast. the on where this develops, that will determine whether -- depending on where this develops, that will determine whether we see rain, snow, or a mixture. a lot can change between now and monday night. devon lucie and josh knight will keep you updated on new's channel 8 and abc 7 and wjla.com
. the car wash tomorrow to get the salt off. not a good idea tuesday. upper 40's saturday, mixture of sun and clouds. the next seven days, unsettled weather late monday into tuesday. once the storm system is out of here, flurries wednesday, but well above average temperatures. wednesday through friday, highs only in the middle to upper 30's. would be monday night and tuesday. it is still february. alison: ok. thank you for that. tonight,he wizards won but it was against the sixers. a win is a win. the wizards needed a win after losing two straight.
>> and now the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. randy wittman back on the sidelines after missing the last two games, grieving the death of his brother. they needed him tonight against the sixers. wiz up 36-18. gary neal with the circuit shot, baseline, larry bird-esque.
pretty much behind the basket, don't know how he hit that. bradley beal with some fancy dribbling. third quarter, the was up 72-51. john wall, to bradley beal, who shows off the hops. qiz win 106-94. wall messed around and got a triple-double. -- wiz win 106-94. nannetteounty's don was named coach of the year, nominated by the redskins. $25,000, 50% of which will go to his school's football program. just honored and grateful to stand herein represent the unbelievable hours and
commitments that not only the coaches at their wives also make. it is an honor. it is a beautiful game. he will be the torchbearers in the future. thank you very much. robert: the super bowl is two days away. lincoln county, north carolina, look at the highway sign. are these predictions? that is not it. this next sign says denver seven, newton 20. these are signs, not saying anything. pga, the bobcats were there, too. never seen a bobcat him close, and i don't plan on it. and the terp women beat michigan state. bobcat upr see a
close. robert: he broke out the bobcat. leon: make sure that you salute that every time you get to the office. alison: i cannot believe that you would say that to leon. never seen a bobcat? robert: he had that sitting under the desk. alison: next thing he'll say he's never seen a gator. robert: or a spartan. leon: snow is a way of life for some people. would look at a sculpture alison: we are bracing for
another round of potential snow snow but the u.s. sculpting championship is being held in wisconsin. 15 teams are making stunning creations. they start with a cylinder of snow eight feet around and nine feet high. the winner will move onto the international competition. that is amazing. leon: shoul choose, choose, choose. but at bedtime? ...why settle for this? enter sleep number, and the ultimate sleep number event, going on now. sleepiq technology tells you how well you slept and what adjustments you can make.
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