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charged with sexually abusing children and forcing them to pose for pictures and videos inside sylvania woods elementary school. jay korff is live from the school where a parents' meeting is set to occur. jay: more twisted allegation in a deeply disturbing story. moments ago brad bell got ahold of the lawsuit filed on behalf of an 11-year-old boy in fifth grade. i was able to look at the lawsuit briefly. in a nutshell it is similar to what was filed yesterday on behalf of a 9-year-old boy who is against the suspect deonte carraway. the principal at the school, the allegation is sexual contact between the child with carraway here at the school and at the glenarden municipal cent.
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students are involved that is at the center. this was arranged as we reported in the past through an app called kik. what is disturbing is that carraway had access to the municipal center on his own. as far as the meeting, this will be a really big deal for the parents and the community. at the meeting that begins in less than 30 minutes, there is two things going on. one, law enforcement perspective. they want to get parents up to date on the latest progress of the investigation. like they were able to identify a 12th victim. they feel like there are more victims than that. they want the parents to feel comfortable if they fear the child is a victim that they can come forward. again, law enforcement sources believe that there are more than 12 victims. school system wants to make sure parents know they have sack ses for resources like counseling for themselves and the children. we will try to discuss with parents if
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maureen: officers will be charged against the luis gustavo reluzco who is charged by manslaughter by automobile and failure to obey the move over law and say he hit noah leotta two months ago while leotta pulled over another driver. the indictment did not address the previous claims that reluzco had been drinking. police will update the case tomorrow and we'll have complete coverage. leon: community is rallying around a harford county sheriff office after a shooting that robbed them of two veteran deputies and stole five children's fathers. deputy dailey and logsdon were killed when they responded to call of sus
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panera restaurant. we learned the suspect david evans shot deputy dailey seconds after the 30-year veteran approached him. deputy logsdon died in a shoot-out that happened minutes later that also left evans dead. >> the people two wear the uniform, there are no words. the men are heroes. i don't know what else to say in detail about them. leon: both deputies served in the military prior to joining the force. evans had outstanding warrants against him. relatives say he feared going to prison. prosecutors are making the case at a baltimore police officer should be forced to testify against other officers in the freddie gray case. officer william porter is appealing the decision forcing him to testify against caesar goodson and alicia white. porter was the first officer to stand trial for the death and his case ended in hung jury. maureen: now to the race for the white house. tonight is a critical night
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senator bernie sanders. the two are debating for the first time since the new hampshire primary. chief political correspondent scott thuman in milwaukee for the forum. what should we watch and listen for tonight? scott: it is interesting to see if they let it all out. this is the last time they match up one to one until march 6. there are three weeks they have left. a dozen contests in between. now and then. so what will they do to make the point before almost 14 states go to the polls? bernie sanders' message is inclusion. >> we stand
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about race. who can win the influential minority vote. it's not to say that hillary clinton has the vote down. president obama staying out of the fray for now. >> i don't think there is any doubt he wants hillary clinton to win the nomination.
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>> i just spoke to debbie wasserman schultz, the chairwoman of the d.n.c. and says it's good to have one win in each column. she is not worried about them beating up on each other like in the other campaign. mitt romney for example. victim of that. the last presidential cycle. maureen: republicans are on the campaign trail. john kasich lobbied for vote in myrtle beach. senator marco rubio also stayed on the coast with a town hall meeting in hilton head. jeb bush celebrated his 63rd birthday today stayed in florence. and donald trump left for an event in louisiana. leon: coming up at 6:00, monster scientif
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making to prove einstein right. what stephen hawking has to say about the discovery that many believe will unlock the universe. alison: d.c. residents get to weigh in on a plan to shut down d.c. homeless chapter by opening them in every city ward. leon: we will get the latest on breaking news from new jersey as an inferno engulfs a warehouse complex. doug: cold temperatures and gusty winds out there. we'll see even colder temperatures toward the weekend. that's still to come at 6:00.
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i lead the 11 o'clock news with stories of gun violence. and like many of you, my family lived through the beltway sniper crisis. in congress, i'll fight to expand background checks on guns and ammunition, ban assault weapons, and mandate gun safety locks, because too many kids die from accidental shootings. let's show the nra we're not afraid of them; as democrats, as americans, as parents. i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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leon: bleak -- breaking news in new jersey. warehouse fire. we are learning that the smoke is not toxic and no one has been hurt. maureen: "7 on your side" fighting back against crime with the search for a burglary suspect caught on tape. security video shows the suspect inside a home in the 7300 block of baltimore avenue in takoma park february 1. k-9 team unable to track the suspect beyond the short distance. if you know anything about the case, police would like to hear from you. leon: "7 on your
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maryland has now confirmed the first case of the zika virus. in a news conference in the last two hours the health officials said a maryland resident contracted the virus traveling outside the country. d.c. had three confirmed cases. virginia has two. it's spread by mosquitoes or sexual activity and is most dangerous to pregnant women. maureen: would you buy a mattress with holes in it, stains or bugs? of course not. but "7 on your side" troubleshooter horace holmes did when he went undercover to put mattresses to the test. he and his team went to the local stores, purchased mattresses, brought them to abc7 and had them tested by experts. >> from our experience and from our knowledge, they didn't even clean it beforehand. maureen: how could it be sold in the store? you will be surp
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answer and what we uncovered when we put mattresses to the test. leon: now i'm afraid to go to sleep. all right. coming up at 6:00, our chief meteorologist doug hill will break down the days coming and wind chill to be dropping below zero. sam: i'm sam ford in southwest washington where one of eight simultaneously meetings in the city is about to get underway to discuss homelessness. the story is next. robert: five straight in minnesota. wizards are in milwaukee hoping to go to the all-star break on a good note. when we return.
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maureen: in 15 minutes from now simultaneous meeting will start in each of the district eight wards. this is so residents can discuss location in each ward that the mayor december ig nighted for shelters to replace -- designated for shelters to replace homeless shelters. sam ford is outside a meeting about to get
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southwest d.c. in ward six. this is the meeting and this is the only meeting that muriel bowser is scheduled to attend. one exception proposed shelters would be for families. in ward six a big concern is how well will the city run the shelter in this ward? the commissioner says he cares for the homeless families but he is nervous because of the last shelter the d.c. government had here. the old randall men's shelter across the street from where they want a new family shelter. he recalls randall -- >> crime, drug, alcoholism. this wasn't housing for families. >> randall closed a dozen years ago. mayor bowser and the presentation to the councilmembers this week is
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that houses 700 homeless people with the new shelters in seven of eight wards with no more than $50 shelter. at the proposed sight in ward one -- >> it's great because people are warm and safe. they don't go across town. >> at ward five on this site. >> ward five is inundated with the homeless shelter. >> for bowser who opened a shelter for women in ward two this is part of if campaign for homelessness. for some there are questions and concerns. >> we need to understand what services will be built now and ongoing basis. >> back live, this meeting is set to begin at 6:30. mayor
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here. she has balked at changing nil of the locations in discussion with the council saying a lot of thought has gone into the places. under her plan, d.c. general would close and the community shelters open by the end of 2018. reporting live from southwest washington, i'm sam ford. leon: it has been called holy grail of physics, to prove existence of gravitational wave that albert einstein predicted in the theory of relativity a century ago. >> this is the first time that the universe spoke to us through gravitational waves. >> stephen hawking says it revolutionizes the way we think. they can see further than ever to the universe. it could get inside the big bang itself. created by the collision of two black holes. watch party for the announcement held in college park. joseph
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crafted the first in gravitational wave in 1960's. >> do you understand any of this? doug: yeah. the greatest thing after the issue, albert einstein and his brother decided to start to make bagels. [laughter] no. maureen: i thought that. leon: nice try! doug: get you started here. maureen: they were delicious. doug: they still are. cold weather that is going to get colder. look at the bottom right-hand side of the frame where it says minus 15. that is a record low today. the coldest temperature ever recorded. this is chilly outside. the temperatures are the low to the mid-20's. 21 in frederick and hagerstown. 25 in annapolis. reagan national at 26. per an
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sustained winds are running 6 miles per hour in the metro. that is driving wind chill to the teens. single digits. feels like eight in frederick. four in hagerstown. 16 in annapolis. tonight is quiet. the temperatures will drop in the teens. 14 to 20. clear skies. winds diminish. that is huge. you won't have a chill to deal with. plenty cold on its own tomorrow morning. heading to school or work. high pressure is the reason. the first batch of cold air moving through. high pressure to the east will allow high clouds in the morning. at some point we see snow flurries pop up. moisture in the atmosphere, laid out an. i or two in the mountains. cold air won't arrive until saturday. when
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know it. wind chim will be ridiculous -- the wind chill will be ridiculous. this is the feels-like temperature by saturday morning. zero. single digits all day long. tremendously cold. only good news is the winds will diminish sunday. still be cold but not as windy. 32 is the high. we will turn it around on sunday with the kids -- with the winds diminish. the commuter model shows more
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robert: wizards in action on the road against milwaukee tonight last game before the all-star break. sit back and look at where they stand. they are 23-27. if the playoffs started tomorrow they wouldn't be there. ten in the eastern conference. third in the southeast division. what is good is wall averaged 27.5 points and 11.2 assist in the last four games after putting up 28-17. one turnover. in tuesday's 111-108 win at new york. tip tonight against bucks at 8:00.
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at all is the caps. they can make it five straight victories with a road win over the minnesota wind tonight. puck drops at 8:00. high school level big matchup on the hardwood between woodson and roosevelt. j.v. teams are going at it but later it should be off the hook. woodson is undefeated and roosevelt only has two losses. a big d.c.i. a.a. matchup. more on the high school level in p.a. we have all seen the fair share of the heart-breakers. this is the pennsylvania. wilmington trailing reynolds by one. they move the ball around for a good shot. layup but almost no time left. this was time. mcdaniel went the prayer. reynolds go on to win this one. those hurt. they really hurt. final note maryland women host purdue after the loss to ohio
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leon: if you have to lose, buzzer beater is the way to go down. robert: i would take a blow-out. leon: heart-breaker. maureen: what is the latest? doug: windy and cold now. winds will diminish and stay cold. tomorrow, flurries. weekend is a huge story. steve will monitor the polar plunge headed here for the weekend. strong winds and cold temperatures. i wouldn't be surprised to get a wind chill advisory in effect. let you know about that. president's day forecast are rain and snow. leon: polar plunge in chesapeake every january. maureen: we don't do it around here. >> not here. maureen: "world news tonight" with david muir next. latest on trump plans for the campaign and south carolina primary.
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tonight, the race for the white house and donald trump's bold prediction. the republican front-runner and what he said is coming, if he wins south carolina. just as his feud with jeb bush takes a new turn tonight. hillary clinton set to face off with bernie sanders, as they now battle for the south. get ready for the deep freeze. the arctic blast across more than 20 states. the dangerous commute already. it will feel well below zero across much of this country. tonight, the fbi ordering armed protesters to surrender. >> i'm a free man, i will die a free man. >> the standoff taking a dramatic turn, and we're there. the deadly gas explosion and now the charges tonight. two people killed, three buildings leveled. and prosecutors this evening arguing, it was all because of greed. and we have breaking news


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