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los angeles, george pennacchio, for abc news. >> say what you will about the dancing. love the costumes. love the energy and attitude. >> he was a good sport. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." thanks for watching. have a great wednesday. live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, we are following major developments in the murder cases of two montgomery county children. in both cases the steps fathers are behind bars. good morning, washington. it's wednesday, october 19. thanks for waking up with us, i am cynne simpson. >> i am greta kreuz. we start with meteorologist adam caskey. all good things must end. >> that's true.
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a storm system coming together over head. we will track that on live super doppler 7. there is isolated heavy rainfall up and down 95 in the heart of the metro area. especially in parts of northern virginia. maryland as well on 270 and frederick. there's a cut off to the east of the blue ridge. this is slowly push in northeast. most of the rain today will be east of the blue ridge. most of the rainfall will be falling during the morning through lunchtime. in the afternoon we could see a few breaks in the clouds. thunderstorms possible. we cannot not rule out severe thunderstorms as well. and potentially damaging wind with a few isolated thunderstorms later on today. tomorrow, partly cloudy, but temperatures falling low 60's's with gusty wind. you will notice the wind on
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thursday. by friday, cooler air will be in place with high-pressure, calm wind, near 60 degrees. near 60 for the high temperatures through the weekend. we will start in virginia, north kings highway near route 1, there's an accident. that is temporarily closed. 95, 66, in pretty good shape. looks good around the beltway. the road spray will add extra time to your travel. there's a little hydroplaning so be careful. back to you. >> thank you. 4:32. following a developing story from atlanta. -- lanhan. 495 near route 50 there was a
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motorcycle accident with a car. it's not clear what led to the collision. lanes were closed as police investigated. the victim's name has not been released. later this morning we expect to learn new details about an arrest in the murder of jessica nguyen. >> the 11-year-old was found stabbed to death in her home in may. the stepfather was arrested yesterday and charged with murder. >> police found lifeless body of 12-year-old jessica in the basement of her gaithersburg home. some one stabbed and slashed her. her stepfather, age 42, is charged with the murder. we found this distraught woman asked hang's apartment. -- at david hang's home.
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his neighbors expressed shock and disgust when told that he was charged with fatally stabbing a 12-year-old girl. >> it is so sad. i'm glad they caught the man. >> residents spent months wondering and worrying about the vicious murder of a little girl and the lack of an arrest. >> i am just sorry. i did not know her. >> she is thankful a suspect is behind bars. >> very relieved that they found the killer. >> montgomery county authorities are planning to hold a news conference to lay out their case against him and bring to the mystery to an end. abc 7 news. the search for missing germantown boy may have come to a tragic end. police believe remains found in a wooded area in clarksburg are
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those of 11-year-old william mcquain. his mother, 51-year-old jane mcquain, was found beaten and stabbed to death at their home last week -- actually two weeks ago. there is a more aware of the body was found. >> what could a child, and 11- year-old little boy who was a joy to be around, do to deserve this? >> police believe they were killed by jane's ex-husband curtis lopez, now awaiting extradition from north carolina. a marine reserve is accuseis expected to plead guilty to larceny charges in connection with a string of car break-ins in leesburg. he was opposed to enter pleas last week. that was delayed after an yonathan melaku tried to escape from the loudoun county jail. move over, silicon valley.
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dc>> dcm doing something it has not done in six years. cali carlin explains. >> stock futures are lower pointing to some losses at the opening bell. today we get reports on inflation and housing starts as well as quarterly results from ebay and american express. apple is back in the spotlight its stoc has had disappointing news. fourth third quarter numbers missed analysts' estimates before the first time in six years. beltway personal earnings makes the nation's capital > silicon
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valley. federal employees whose compensation averages more than $126,000 as well as the nation's greatest concentration of lawyers has helped washington bench out san jose as the wealthiest u.s. metropolitan area in the nation. expect to see fewer people dressed up in a politically inspired halloween costumes this year. i will have that and a look at changes at starbucks in my next report. cali carlin reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. i think people get enough of all the politics of day today. >> i am feeling poor. i don't know about new. >> i am with you. 59 degrees outside. details on tax relief for virginia homeowners affected by the august earthquake. >> and the presidential debate.
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>> you had the floor. >> i am speaking. >> we will have more from the most explosive debate yet. >> also,
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captioned by the national captioning institute wednesday morning, adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center. it is a dam start -- damp starts today and. let's look at live super doppler 7. light green indicates light rain. yellow and orange indicates heavy showers, especially over stafford. the showers are writing up 95 and 270. east of front royal many fauquier county and along the beltway. annapolis is getting some showers at the moment. most of the rain is in virginia and maryland around and north of the beltway. 58 degrees in martinsburg, 61 in the district, there's no rain in cumberland this morning, 54 degrees. thunderstorms are possible this afternoon thiand we cannot not rule out the chance of severe
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storms. partly cloudy tomorrow, breezy. in virginia they have been busy. no. kings highway at route 1 there's an accident. a utility crew is doing some work now. route 1 is open. 95 in virginia and in maryland between richmond and baltimore even with rain and road spray you will find traffic moving at normal travel times. now to a picture on the beltway near the american legion bridge. a great picture at 7 locks rd. the rain is coming down pretty hard in some areas. light volume of traffic. be careful heading out. back to you. >> thank you. 4:42 5 degrees9. >> coming up, while the republicans vying for president obama job went at it in las vegas, the president continues
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his bus tour. >> and the owner of an exotic animal farm is dead in ohio and
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welcome back. problems this morning for several georgetown university students. their personal information was sent by accident to 26 seniors
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in the school of foreign service. it includes grade point averages and student id numbers, but no social security numbers. was accidentally released in an e-mail attachment. the students have been asked to destroy the information. cracks have been found on the three newly built bridges across the intercounty connector. officials tell the washington post that there were discovered on bridges that carried traffic on needwood road, georgia avenue, and emery emory lane. it comes from a design flaw that the contractor will pay to fix. the board of supervisors in virginia has voted to pass the broadest tax relief possible for the homeowners affected by the earthquake. damage totals $18 million.
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2% of the loss is covered by insurance. 201, a heated debate between presidential candidates. -- 2012. mitt romney and curherman cain faced attacks. >> things got needed in nevada. >> i understand you are going to get testy. >> rick perry and mitt romney debated immigration. rick perry attacked mitt romney for employing illegal immigrants. >> the idea use talk about you are strong on immigration is the height of hypocrisy. >> mitt romney said that a lawn service and used had hired illegal employees and that he eventually fired them. >> your plan was the basis for obamacare. >> mitt romney said his plan was
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not designed as a model for the entire nation. he said that as president he would repeal president obama's health care law. >> obamacare is bad news. >> herman cain face scrutiny over its 9-9-9 tax plan which would place a 9 percent tax on corporations personal income and retail sales. >> if we give congress a 9% sales tax, for how long will it take a liberal president and liberal congressman that up to maybe 90%? >> herman cain invited americans to read the plan on his web site and do the math for themselves. >> it does not raise taxes on those making the least. >> barbara hall reporting. >> president obama wrapped up his bus tour in virginia and north carolina. people stop at langley air force base and fire station
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virginia. yesterday the president said that he will listen to any proposals from republicans. people receiving social security will get a raise in january. the the first increase in benefits since 2009. it's expected to be about 3.5%. nthere will be news on that when the report is released later today. veterans of foreign wars issue will call to action for veterans benefits. they are urging the 2 million members of the group to contact their lawmakers. the benefits of being targeted by a deficit-cutting super committee charged with slashing $1.20 trillion out of the federal budget. some occupy wall street protesters in new york city have taken their fight to the manhattan district attorney's office. they want prosecutors to investigate an alleged police attack on a protester last
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friday there. an officer was caught on tape punching a man. the man's lawyer tells the new york times that prosecutors say they are investigating the incident. dozens of exotic animals are on the loose in ohio. lions, tigers, and perhaps wolves bears all escaped the animal preserve. the owners were found dead and all the animal cage doors open. it's not clear how the man died. police shot and killed some of the animals and are warning people to stay inside. can you imagine? >> my goodness. that is scary. 59 degrees. >> coming up, another couple gets the boot from "dancing with the stars." >> first, another check on
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will come back, everyone 4:52. time for a check on traffic and weather. >> we are off to a wet start. >> it's the middle of the week, wednesday, yes. there are showers in rappahannock county and as far
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east as southern maryland and the stretching off the eastern shore. the american action in charles county and calvert county and prince george's county not seeing as much of the rain. most of it is in virginia along and west of 95, between 95 and the blue ridge. the showers will probably make through the metro area at 9:00 or 8:00 a.m. the bulk of the steady rain through the morning. going into the afternoon and evening, a few thunderstorms could develop. some storms could become severe later on today. gusty, damaging winds possible. 68 degrees is the high temperature. right now, 61 at reagan national. tomorrow it will be cooler despite sunshine. temperatures will restate low 60's's with gusty winds out of the southwest 15-20, and testing near 30. friday, near 60. same story on the weekend.
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all-like temperatures friday to the weekend with sunshine. looking good and feeling good. sloppy commute, but not event so as far as interstate travel to the airport. it's opened to richmond and baltimore. there's one issue in virginia. north kings highway at route 1 is closed due to an accident. a utility crew is still working. back to you. >> thank you. 4:55. catholic and jewish groups this morning are condemning actress susan sarandon. she referred as a nazi. the anti-defamation league is calling on actress to apologize to the catholic community for what it calls a deeply offensive remark. no response so far from susan. a rapper is out on bond after appearing in a georgia court on gun and drug charges.
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police say the 21-year-old, a driver, and three men believed to be bodyguards were in a limousine yesterday morning when an officer noticed that a vehicle had a tail lights out. when the officer approached, he found more than 5 ounces of marijuana, three guns, and more than $40,000 in cash. it is another week, so another couple had to say goodbye on "dancing with the stars." >> while carson kressley and brightened the room with his outfit, he and his partner got a boost last night. carson said that he enjoyed the experience. >> this was a great experience. i have friends for life. i learned how to dance. i got a free spirit san -- spray tan. >> you can find out more on the show by going to our website and click the top of
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the home page. >> he has a great outlook on things, so energetic. plenty of time to sign up for our latest facebook giveaway. >> $700 in groceries delivered to your door by a giant. go to to sign up. we will announce the winner this friday on abc 7 news at 5:00. 4:57, 59 degrees. >> remembering the life of indycar driver dan wheldon killed sunday in a fiery crash on the racetracks. how ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] find yourself sometimes cleaning up after your dishcloth? bounty extra soft can help. it's super durable and in this lab test bounty extra soft leaves this surface three times cleaner than a dishcloth. even with just one sheet.
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