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and details on the evidence presented. >> and howard university student shot to death outside an apartment complex. it was the result of a botched robbery. >> refusing to give up hope. search crews plan to continue searching for a little boy missing since sunday. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. "begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> rise and shine. it's thursday, october 27. i am cynne simpson. >> thanks for waking up with us, i am pamela brown. lisa baden is standing by to help us navigate the commute but we start with meteorologist adam caskey. >> we are attracting light showers across the region.
road spray and damp roads to kickstart this thursday morning. all the main arteries across the region have seen rainfall and are seeing it right now. we will have an early-morning battle of showers through the rush hour, then a break. more rain then off to the west. moving east. a few light showers this morning. a cold front will drop into town. high-temperature of 66. the wind will pick up this evening. caller air. low 50's tomorrow with sunshine. freezing conditions noaa of the metro. that's coming up. nothing complicated on the roads. normal travel times on 95 between richmond and baltimore virginia northbound, more of your neighbors hitting the road
out of fredericksburg. no problems on the inner loop out uponspringfield headed to tysons. leaving prince frederick and all the way to the andrews air force base is good on route 4. 210 out of accokeek looks good. looks good on route 5 out of all sorts. out of clarksburg, maryland, on the other side of town, 270 has a little wet pavement, but moving nicely. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning the investigators are searching for the gunman who shot a man near brandywine liquor store around 11:00 last night. it's on brandywine road. the victim was flown to the hospital. he is in stable condition. there's no word on what led to the shooting. another big story, lululemon murder trial. the defense attorneys dropped a bombshell during opening statements yesterday.
>> they admitted that brittany norwood killed her co-worker inside the bethesda store last march. brianne carter has more on the defense. >> images from the store la marchlast march to depict a mass -- mess. these are the items the prosecutor said brittany norwood used to brutally beat and kill her co-worker jayna murray. >> it's hard to imagine it could all be completely spur the moment. >> prosecutors argued this was premeditated and first degree mortar. brittany norwood's legal team admitted that she ended jayna murray's life. he said that she lost it, but it was not first-degree murder. >> when you are having an
adrenaline she keeps going. >> d.c. man pleaded guilty to killing his teenage daughter a is expected to be sentenced today. 45-year-old rodney mcintyre faces up to 40 years in prison for killing 17-year-old ebony franklin last november in columbia heights. he stabbed her to adapt, then put her body in the trash can. police say the pair also had a sexual relationship. investigators are still searching for the gunman who shot and killed and our university students. 24-year-old alonso was signed near mount rainier and early tuesday morning possibly the victim of a botched robbery. >> last time he was playing on the piano and i said i'll see you later. >> it was a talented musician.
>> he was a former marine and played in the u.s. marines drum and bugle corps. he was a member of the football and baseball teams and our howard university. 9-year-old robbie wood disappeared sunday while hiking with his father and brother in hanover county, virginia. autria godfrey has more on the search efforts. >> friends, family, and those who have never even met the little boy for paris for the state's recovery of robbie wood, an autistic boy missing since sunday. >> something in your gut tells you that this is what you need to do. if it were my child, i would want the people out there. >> the 9-year-old boy vanished while hiking with his father and brother on sunday at the north anna battlefield park is presumably spending his fourth
night alone in 40-degree temperatures. volunteers have come out in the hundreds refusing to give up a hunt. >> as long as we can. >> hanover county residents served alongside professionals focused on finding him alive. their resolve does not fade. >> most of us really believe that he still has a good chance of surviving, so we all consider this to still be rescued- oriented. >> autria godfrey, abc 7 news. the death toll continues to climb following sunday's massive earthquake in eastern turkey. the death toll stands at 523. rain and snow hampering rescue efforts. turkish authorities saqqara delivering more tents -- turkish authorities are delivering more tents. now to montgomery county.
>> it's a tool for the police to address behavior that could lead to a crime. >> the loitering ban could lead to racial profiling, say some. councilmembers will debate that and the curfew in the next few weeks. students forced from their dorm room by mold will find new housing on a cruise ship. 250 students were evacuated from st. mary's college in maryland in two dorm buildings. the school has put them up and hotels. tomorrow they will move into a cruise ship that is near campus. that will likely remain until the end of the semester. that would cost about the same as putting the students up at a motel. 58 degrees. >> still ahead, a new details in the clash between occupy wall street protesters and oakland police. what the police department is
coming up 1 5:11 on this thursday morning. damp outside. spotty showers off and on throughout the day. it's not going to be raining everywhere all day long. right now in the district, 59. 56 in martinsburg, 55 in lexington park -- 65 in lexington park. a 61 in winchester. temperatures rose a few degrees. there's a cold front to our north west. the wind will pick up along the front and temperatures will drop the knife into tomorrow. it's raining in the metro area, northern virginia, maryland, especially 99 corridor and 270 corridor. freeze watch in effect close to the mason-dixon line later on. much cooler tomorrow. looks like a pattern where
they saw the green line moving along with the rain, that's where we have wet pavement this morning. no accidents to report right now as far as the drive in virginia along 66 and the beltway. looks good across the wilson bridge. at the american legion bridge, moving nicely. here is the beltway at river road. now 270 near clarksburg, all the way down out of frederick and through germantown and in rockville, rain and road spray. back to you. >> thank you. 5:12 57 degrees. cracks coming up on this thursday, an interesting study on electronic book readers.
began with a bombshell. her lawyer said that she did killed jayna murray pack the bethesda lululemon store in march. if her attorney said she lost it during an argument and did not plan to kill her co-worker. investigators believe a howard university student shot and killed in mount rainier was the victim of a botched robbery. 24-year-old alonzo guyton was shot in front of an apartment building early tuesday morning. his killer is still on the loose. police officers and volunteers will once again swarm of hanover county, virginia, park try to find this young autistic boy. robert wood went missing on sunday. a bloodhound did pick up his scent, but they could not follow it through the rough terrain. greece will get more rescue loans. that deal was reached in brussels. and banks will take a bigger losses on greek debt.
on capitol hill, democrats and congressional deficit- reduction super committee are not making much headway despite secret talks. yesterday the panel held its first public meeting in more than a month. both sides want spending cuts. the income gap between rich and poor has grown over the past few decades. congressional budget office study found that the after-tax income of the top 1% of u.s. households for almost tripled. 275% increase between 1999 and 2007. the poorest americans saw their income rise just 18%. president obama says that he feels for americans struggling to pay off big student loan debts. during a stop in denver the
president said that it took a first later nearly a decade to pay off $120,000 in law school debts along with his debts. he shared the story as he announced a plan that would allow borrowers to reduce loan payments and consolidate loans. the occupy wall street protests in new york city are showing no signs of easing. last night hundreds of protesters marched to city hall. police say several arrests were made there. protesters have been rallying against corporate greed and they're calling for better health care. police in oakland california, say an investigation will be launched into police conduct during a clash with protesters tuesday night. the confrontation, left an iraq war veteran critically injured after something struck him in the area. a veterans group alleges the injury was caused by a police projectile. what are you reading? many e-book users would rather
not share their reading lists. >> the defense department shares what it knows about foreign hackers. here is rob nelson. >> spies are helping the american banks. the national security agency reportedly provides wall street banks with information about foreign packers. that is a sign of growing fears of financial sabotage. it is the electronic espionage arm of the defense department. apple has a u.s. for the unlocked feature on its devices ./ that means no other devices can use that without facing legal action. apple has been battling other smartphone makers over patents including this one. a third of british e-book readers are too embarrassed to let anyone know if they are reading. there's no cover on it, like
normal books. i am rob nelson. >> some people are dtried to escape by reading. it looks like january in colorado. a snowstorm dump several inches of snow in the denver area. it snapped tree limbs, which fell on houses and our lines. several homes were damaged and thousands of homes and businesses were left in the dark. >> iic adam caskey salivating. that is your kind of weather. >> i can taste it. a problem with early season snow is the leaves have not dropped. that adds so much extra weight to the trees and that compounds the problem. that's the reason for the power outages. >> that would be an issue. >> a damp start to the day. wet and cold air on the way. >> we are in transition mode.
>> some photographs that will put you in a good mood. damp outside. a great shot sent to us from skyline drive several days ago from debbie capp. a beautiful shot from several days ago. the hills within the valley. a beautiful shot of the changing colors. thanks for sending those. here's a look at the satellite and radar composite. spotty showers moving across the metro area. light rain this morning, major arteries like 66, 95 270, 50 getting rain this morning. it's not raining everywhere. we will have showers off and on. in west virginia the showers are continuing to push east. these are a around a frontal boundary that is off to our north. there is a look at the cold front. cooler air behind the front and much cooler air moving into town the night through the weekend. that will hang around several days.
we are talking 15 degrees below average. here's a breakdown for today. mid 60's around lunchtime. this evening the wind will pick. off-and-on showers threw out the day. you will feel the breeze picks up and you will know the front is in your neighborhood. but temperatures will quickly drop behind a cold front. cold enough where we will likely have frost north of the metro area by this time tomorrow morning and possibly even freezing temperatures. its response has been issued for tomorrow morning from 2:00 a.m. through not cry a.m. in northern ireland and parts of west virginia. heights tomorrow in the low 50's, colder. 40's with a chance of rain showers and wet snowflakes north and west of town on saturday. the weekend looks pretty cool with highs near 50. the commute looks ok as far as the drive in maryland. reports of a broken-down
vehicles on the beltway near university boulevard. i will take you to assume wet pavement, but moving at speed. the headlights, before university boulevard is a star vehicle farm road. no problems on 66, 95. 95 in this camera. it's good on the dulles greenway, the dulles toll road. beautiful trip on the george washington parkway. this is north of reagan national. >> that's beautiful. 57 degrees on this thursday. cracks coming up next, the unbeaten capitals. their battles ahead north of the border. >> on the next "anderson," millions will watch me eat spinach for the precise. how to introduce new foods to your children to get them to like them. a teenager desperate for help, and intervention to save her life.
the major-league soccer playoffs kicks off last night. new york redwings advanced past dallas in last night's wild card game 3-0. d.c. united's has a lot of questions about their future. >> tim brant as your morning sports. >> good morning. game 6 of the world series between the rangers and cardinals tonight because it was postponed last night due to an ugly weather camp at busch stadium. with a good forecast for the next few days, baseball. game is tonight. with games 7 tomorrow, if
needed. davey johnson in short to be back. the nationals have won 14 of the last 18 games. the players respect johnson and he wants to be back. it's a no-brainer. the capitals will play in edmonton tonight against the oilers. then in vancouver on saturday. washington has never started a season like this. they are 7 and 0. have a great day everybody. 5:27, 58 degrees. >> the news continues at 5:30. >> a disturbing admission by the wife of a ponzi scheme masterminded bernie madoff. she says that he attempted suicide. >> a day of emerging details in lululemon case. we will have details coming up
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live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, a major admission during opening statements in lululemon murder trial. if what brittany norwood's legal team hopes to accomplish by admitting that she killed her co-worker inside a clothing store. good morning, washington. thanks for joining us on this saturday, october 27. i am cynne simpson. >> time to get up and get going on this thursday. i am pamela brown. we begin with traffic and weather every ten minutes. adam caskey has a check on the forecast.
we are seeing changes already. >> it is a warm start. more than 10 degrees above average for morning temperatures. 61 in hagerstown, in the district and dulles airport, 65 in lexington park, 54 in frederick. warm rain for this time of year. here's a look at the showers. they're moving east across the region. very light in nature, all across the metro area and up and down the 95 corridor, especially a 70, 68 seeing the rain. more rain off to our west in west virginia pushing our way. that will be here later this morning and especially into midday. highs in the mid 60's. gusty this afternoon and evening. that is when you know the cold front has hit. much cooler temperatures behind a cold front. frost is likely north of the
metro. a freeze is possible. freeze watch in effect for early tomorrow morning. heights tomorrow in the low 50's. cooling down. traffic on the highway is heating up. backlick road northbound at route 1 was blocked temporarily for an accident. we have wet pavement, so things are slippery. remember the kids walking to school. no accidents around the beltway. there was a stalled car on the outer loop after new hampshire, but before university. traffic in this picture has more volume, but the pace is steady in springfield, the headlights northbound. back to you. >> thank you. 5:32. our top story, the latest in lululemon murder trial. opening statements today, the defense admitted that brittany norwood killed her co-worker inside a bethesda store in march. the defense claims it was not first-degree murder. brianne carter is live with what
else happened in court. >> good morning. we are now getting a firsthand look kept some of the evidence that was presented in court yesterday. prosecutors claim that there were several items including a wrench, a box cutter, and a rope that brittany norwood allegedly found in the store and used a brutally beat and killed jayna murray. noaa is charged with premeditated first-degree murder for the march killing of jayna murray at the bethesda lululemon store where both women worked. -- norwood is charged. she admitted to an unmarried's ending day jayna murray's life but that it was not first-degree murder, but it lost it, they
said. >> it's hard to imagine with that quantity of different things being used that it could all be spur of the moment. >> it is not that unusual contract reaction, when you are in that sort of adrenalin adoptdump to keep going where, as would normally tell you to stop. >> the judge expects this case to last eight days to 10 days. brianne carter reporting from rockville. >> thanks for the latest. police intensifying their search for the gunman who killed a howard university student. alonzo guyton was fatally shot early tuesday morning outside an apartment building in mount rainier. police believe he was the victim of a botched robbery. he was a former marine and a member of the football and baseball team at howard university. he was 24 years old. darkest of st -- darkness
did not stop volunteers from searching for a missing 9-year- old robert wood since he went missing on sunday at north anna battlefield park. a dog picked up his scent actress could not follow it in the rugged terrain. they will continue searching for human. >> there's something in your gut that tells you this is what you need to do. if it were my child, i would want these people out there. >> authorities believe robert is alive and they're trying to get him the help that he needs. metro board looking at ways to improve our response to emergencies. this comes after a man threw himself in front of an orange line train earlier this month. this was at the height of the evening rush. washington post reports board members will get an update during a meeting today. orange line trains should be running normally today after power problems yesterday. crews worked overnight to repair a pepco-owned feeder cable.
because of problems, trains travel that reduced speeds between minnesota avenue and cheverly. we want to turn to a vote 2012. mitt romney is a head or tied in the first four republican primary or caucus states. he continues to be the overwhelming front runner in new hampshire. he also leads the other gop candidates in florida. he's in the talks by with herman cain in iowa and south carolina. he made his first public campaign appearance in northern virginia yesterday. he and governor mcdonald's and visited republican headquarters to rally volunteers. the election next month is considered critical as the battle for control of the u.s. senate. >-- as both parties battle for
we are waking the dead. are you up yet. >> good morning, washington. 5:40 right now. adam caskey with your forecast update. light rain across the metro area. heavier showers in parts of west virginia marching our way. mostly cloudy today. scattered off-and-on showers. warm this morning, already 60 degrees. rising to the mid 60's before cold front slams into the washington area this afternoon and evening. that's when it becomes breezy. we will feel the wind pick up later today. temperatures will significantly drop behind that front. we are talking 30's by this time tomorrow. a 30-degree temperature difference over 24 hours. so cold that we will likely have a frost north of the metro area and may be a hard freeze. there's a freeze what in effect
tomorrow morning from 2:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. in northern maryland and parts of west virginia including the panhandle. tomorrow, partly cloudy, the highs in the low to mid 50's. that is about 10 or 15 degrees below average for this time of year. cooling off into the weekend with a chance of showers on saturday. looks good around the beltway. no problems as far as interstate travel. metro rail reporting normal service systemwide. pepco is going to do work on kenilworth avenue northbound at dening road, blocking the right lane for the rest of the morning. it looks good in and out of baltimore. looks good in hagerstown. in the district, things in your favor. metro rail and all mass-transit lines on normal service. back to you. >> thank you. 58 degrees. >> coming up on this thursday, the latest in the trial of
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welcome back. a check on our top stories lululemon murder trial began with a bombshell yesterday. during opening statements her lawyer said that she killed jayna murray at the buzzer store in march. her attorney went on to say that she did not plan to kill their co-worker. investigators are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a house or a university student. 24-year-old alonzo guyton was shot at mount rainier apartment building early tuesday morning. police believe he was the victim of a botched robbery. the desperate search for missing autistic boy in hanover county, virginia, is entering a day. police officers and volunteers will resume their search for 9- year-old robert wood, who
vanished while hiking with his family on sunday. disturbing interviewed by the wife of convicted swindler bernard madoff. she'd said that she and her husband tried to kill themselves after he admitted to taking part in the largest ponzi scheme industry. jummy olabanji has details. >> according to ana new interview, she said the pressure of residents arrest was too much. she said the they tried to kill themselves the night before christmas in their new york city penthouse. she says on christmas eve 2008 she and her husband decided they cannot take it anymore. two weeks earlier he had been arrested and charged with running a multibillion-dollar ponzi scheme. we decided to kill ourselves because it was so horrendous what was happening. we had terrible phone calls, a mail. >> she told cbs news that she
and her husband invested several pills including ambien, but the bulk of gumbo, the next day. a security person questions that account. he said that he was inside their apartment until about 7:00 that night. >> i did not see anything unusual. >> in 2010 it was their eldest son who took his own life on the second anniversary of his father's arrest. >> he cannot understand how she could stand by this man how she could stand by a monster. >> as we know, bernard madoff pleaded guilty to fraud charges in 2009. he is now serving a 150-year prison sentence because of it. jummy olabanji, abc 7 news. 7 is on your side with some promising news in the fight against breast cancer. researchers at johns hopkins
university say that pumping medicine right into the tumor and should eliminate the need for more radical treatment. such as mastectomy. the results are promising, but it could be a few more years before the treatment is approved for widespread use. a bizarre story from colorado springs. kevin invited a woman that he met on line to his home, but his girlfriend came home first. officers said when the other woman arrived kevin falsely reported the woman as a burglar. he has been cited with a misdemeanor of false reporting to authorities. >> colorado and he was caught red panda. it is about 57 degrees. >> a pretty warm morning. we are near the average high normally. that will all change this evening. you'll feel it when the wind picks up. that's when you will know the
cold front has hipaa. -- has hit. this is a beautiful picture from allison at lake anna. thanks for sending that. we have light rain march across the metro area moving east. 66, damp roads, but the rain has come to an end for the most part. that's except for fairfax county. north and northwest of the metro area heavy rain from, and down to frederick and the beltway and the the beltway into baltimore and points north words, we still have a steady rain. 50 in maryland as steady showers, but light. in west virginia, areas of yellow indicate heavy showers continuing to push our way. the morning back of rain will go through the metro then another? in the late morning and midday. scattered showers throughout the
day off and on. if the cold front is on our doorstep, but far enough away where the cold air is still farther to the north and not influencing our weather. however, as the cold front 6 south throughout the day and especially by this evening, the cooler air will spill into town. when the wind picks up, that is when you know the front has moved into town. temperatures will drop behind it. showers along and east of interstate 95 in what could become a coastal low pressure system on saturday. cold rain as well. as for today, mid 60's, mostly cloudy, was off and on becoming breezy this afternoon. frost is likely to night north of the metro area and with a freeze possible. we could have a hard freeze north of town. if there is a freeze wiped for tomorrow morning in northern maryland and parts of west
virginia. heights tomorrow, low to mid 50's. much cooler than the past couple days. otherwise partly cloudy skies after the potential corn increased tomorrow, nor the metro area. authorities on saturday with a chance of rain. and maybe a little into halloween, a precipitousupper 50's. giving you the green light in baltimore. plenty of traffic leaving the dulles greenway, dulles toll road. behaving the from reston into tysons. looks good around reagan national airport. 270 the filling up out of germantown. outer loop before university boulevard and after new hampshire, there's a broken-down truck in the right lane. it's going to be a little harder to move. that's the bottom line. out-build between branch avenue
and university boulevard, there's a broken track. stay to the left. you don't need interpretation. dunkin' donuts is inside the beltway. >> and watching occupy wall street protests. >> what would we do without dunkin' donuts in the morning? >> and investors happy about recent developments in europe. linda bell is at bloomberg headquarters in new york. >> good morning. first, stock-index futures indicating a strong opening on wall street today. european leaders have finally agreed to a plan to extend a bailout funds to try to contain the greek debt. debt there's a document obtained by bloomberg that shows the fed may ask european leaders to start providing details on their cash flow and collateral daily. not exactly a vote of confidence in the european banking system. a source says the largest u.s. banks are providing similar
information as of last month. if you see occupy protests slogans that look katy, you might want to tell the smithsonian. the museum has sent out representatives to collect signs and other materials as part of its mission is to document the spirit of american democracy. residents in d.c. can soon have dunkin' donuts. 86 new restaurants slated for development in that market by 2020. the chain says d.c. has been a priority growth market. that is business news. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> what we also need are your new york of salt trucks -- new york waffle trucks. it is 58 degrees.
captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- i was off the last couple days because i was in new york getting a behind-the-scenes look at anderson cooper pose a new daytime talk show. the set really is all glass overlooking columbus circle in manhattan. on most days he shoots two episodes of his talk show in the morning, then he goes to see an end to prepare for its nighttime show.
it is a long day. he said it is worth it. it offers new opportunities for him to connect with viewers. >> you can really get involved and help make changes in people's lives and help them make the changes they want to make. >> i spoke to him about the challenges of the show, especially considering that in d.c. he's moved into the time slot that had been dominated by oil and for so many years. more of my interview with him tonight at 5:00. >> it is hard to follow oprah winfrey. >> and we will get into why he decided to do his own show as opposed to replacing regis philbin, always getting ready to retire. >> many people asking t
holding out hope. hundreds of volunteers say they are not giving up on a little boy lost in the woods. >> premeditated murder, or a lack of self control? disturbing new details and graphic pictures and lululemon murder trial. >> did bernard madoff crack under the pressure that after the ponzi scheme came crashing down? "good morning washington" continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> time t