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You tonight. Breaking news on WTO, a federal judge has declined to hold former president Donald Trump or his legal team in contempt of court during a closed hearing today. CNN reports the judge instead urged the Justice Department and Trump's legal team to work together to resolve the dispute themselves the Justice Department asked the judge to hold the Trump team in contempt for failing to comply with the subpoena that ordered him to turn over all classified documents. This has to do with the investigation into classified documents found at the Mar-a-Lago resort owned by the former president. There is a shocking development this evening in a murder at a gas station in Silver Spring. Let's get that story now from WTO's Kyle Cooper. Montgomery county police chief Marcus Jones says 31 year old Tori Moore of Silver Spring is under arrest for shooting gas station clerk, ayalu, Juan demo early Thursday. The chief describes more as a problem customer at the gas station and says he got into an argument with Juan dimu, shooting him several times, shockingly Jones says when they arrested more, they found a dead body in his apartment. When S.W.A.T. made entry and after arresting more, they discovered a deceased female. Believed to be an adult on the floor, the woman who more apparently was in a relationship with was about 8 months pregnant and may have been dead for a month, Moore has a criminal record one which should have prevented him from possession of a gun. In Montgomery county, Kyle Cooper, WTO news. A big shake up in the Senate today. Arizona senator kyrsten sinema is leaving the Democratic Party just days after Democrats celebrated a big Senate victory in Georgia. Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller has the story. I know some people might be a little bit surprised by this, but actually I think it makes a lot of sense. Senator sinema is becoming an independent. A growing number of arizonans and people like me just don't feel like we fit neatly into one party's box or the other. Cinema speaking to CNN, she downplays any impact the change will have on the 51 49 margin Democrats now have in the Senate. After Georgia senator Raphael Warnock's reelection. The Senate already has two other independents who caucus with Democrats. Senators Bernie Sanders and Angus king, cinema is up for reelection in 2024 and could face opposition from a Democrat as well as a Republican. On Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller WT open news. A number of teenagers have overdosed in our region over the past week. Some have even died. This after taking counterfeit versions of the painkiller percocet that contain fentanyl. There have been cases in prince George's county also in Prince William county. Doctor Joshua sharfstein is with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of public health. People are not aware of the danger of the products they're taking. They may think they're getting one thing, but fentanyl is so potent and so lethal that it is really an incredible risk to be taking counterfeit pills right now. Doctor sharfstein urges people who suffer from addiction to seek treatment. He also encourages parents to talk to their kids about what's at stake if they take medication from anyone other than a medical professional. As people prepare for holiday gatherings, health officials are expressing some worries about spikes in COVID cases and deaths. The numbers tell the story and it isn't good. COVID cases are up as our COVID related deaths, a nearly 62% spike in deaths nationwide in the past week. And with the holidays coming up, doctor Dan Neff singer in Indiana says we're anticipating that it's still going to get worse rather than we're being at the peak or being on the downhill side of the peak. And to that rising flu cases and RSV and it could be a very difficult next few weeks. Steve otherman CBS News. Health officials in New York City are urging residents to wear masks while indoors and in crowded areas because of these three conditions that affect your respiratory system, officials also say New Yorkers should get tested before and after gatherings and wear a mask around people who are at a higher risk of developing a severe respiratory illness. The state is also recommending that kids wear masks in school once again. Coming up Virginia state police say human error was a factor in a former troopers killing spree in California will have details after traffic and weather. It's 8 36. This week on federal insights sponsored by rancher government solutions, here Tom Hans, the director of container security at rancher government solutions, talking about securing containerized applications. We not only hold the position between each container pair, but we have the visibility into the application and packet levels to make accurate decisions on what gets to

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