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and the latest on the water main break in northwest d.c. and what is next for john edwards. what he says about a mistrial case.ed in his corruption "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is friday morning. have made it to june 1. i am steve chenevey. hope you are having a good morning. we start with traffic and weather. moment, but adam caskey first. >> light rain early this morning. mainly south of washington, theh of the beltway along 95 corridor. moderate rain moving into king about to crossnd potomac into the charles county. fredericksburg, a spotsylvania, stafford, you are seeing rain on 95. in manassas and .anassas park bristow and haymarket as well.
storms likely this afternoon and evening. of them being strong to severe. lisa. >> we're off to an interesting morning. have road repairs on avenue south of dupont circle where there was main break. a big crash being documented on between go to and upper marlborough. at traded is closed mill avenue. >> we expect to learn more about tragic accident in hyattsville. children in the hospital suv. being hit by an neighbors rushed to help the children last night at the scene in the 2200 block of hannon street. that's where we find john gonzalez with more. morning. >> good morning. that's right. many of the neighbors came to the aid these very young victim's
before paramedics arrived. detectives are trying to figure happened when a woman apparently put her car in reverse and suddenly exhilarated. a horrific scene in the driveway home, fiveisdale including a toddler struck or pinned under an suv. the frantic moments afterwards on cell phone video. >> the lady tried to stop the but instead of stopping, reversed by accident and the damage was done. >> the call came in to police before 9:00 last night. the children's ages ranged from 11.and-a-half to the car continued backing up and garage.ed into the this is heard adults arguing and shouting at the house just moments before. >> the lady was in vehicle, backed up, five children were struck. the vehicle continued and lodged in the rearage
portion of the house. a woman who is the mother of the children put suv in reverse and backed up who werechildren, in the yard and driveway. ran toward the children .rapped under the brics took the children because move.annot >> this morning we understand fromonditions ranged critical to serious. the woman was taken into custody yesterday, but police are not if she was arrested, only that she's being questioned. live, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> sentencing saturday for a withand man in connection invasion and murder in centreville in february. radar operator pleaded guilty to cordona.ose offhandyman tried to fight the intruder and was shot and killed.
could face up to life in prison. teenager and was shot and in glenardenler today. sentenced matos was convicted in of gun charges and endangerment. he was involved in a gunfight in august at an apartment his shotsen one of struck the andre johnson in the face. -- deanre johnson. the child survived. jummy olabanji is on n street at where thet avenue water main break occurred. the three water mains that broke yesterday have been mess onut it is still a connecticut avenue. if you can see the massive on at theing intersection behind me. a water main break in the heart of dupont circle created quite a
mess yesterday. water could be seen gushing out pavement and slowing down the street. a few lanes of connecticut avenue had to be closed so crews could fix the break. buildings were water, forcing the closure of offices and businesses. >> no one is allowed in the building. >> i will work from home, i guess. >> believe it shattered early thursday morning if. frantic efforts went on to try several flooded parking garages. >> i saw a couple vehicles with levels halfway up the side. >> restaurants which rely on dinner business had to customers. >> they are closed. >> officials from d.c. water and sewer say they will work around the clock until the problem is fixed. .> there's water inside >> the water has been restored the 35 businesses and
offices that have been affected, but there are still several without water. several roadll closures in this area. if you do use connecticut avenue circle to get to work, an may want to find alternate route. live in northwest washington, jummy olabanji. >> a traffic alert on the beltway. avoid the areato around the wilson bridge this from 8:00 tonight until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. all access the inner loop through lanes from maryland and will bete 1 in virginia closed. the inner loop local experts to avenue and telegraph road. north will be road for more wjla.comon, log on to the traffic link. former presidential candidates john edwards is a free man after confusing day in the courtroom if. the judge sent the jury back to the deliberating room after they verdict on only one account for. back an hour later and on oneim not guilty count of campaign finance
violations. declared a mistrial on remaining five counts. edwards himself says that he knows his actions were wrong. >> i am responsible. if i want to find a person who accountable for sins, i don't have to go any farther than the mirror. with the declaration of a mistrial, a local law expert that his legal troubles are likely over. a gruesome story out of maryland, details on a morgan state university student accused murdering his roommate and eating some of his organs. and more metro track work on the yournd could affect weekend travel plans. we will check traffic and weather every ten mi
springfield traffic. that's good. >> some residents in the dallas area will have to make repairs homes after rough storms yesterday. severe lightning left holes in roof and sparked a number of fires. homeowner said that he is prizedl his most damaged.s were not >> i have some beautiful antique motorcycles in the garage. i'm really happy they were not touched. >> fortunately, all survived and nobody was hurt. 5:11 right now. let's check in with adam caskey. we will see some changes in our forecast. pretty goode a thunderstorms and a good chance of strong to severe storms later this afternoon and evening. first, live super doppler 7. moderate to heavy showers moving king george county into charles town day. through fredericksburg and stafford, an area of rain pushing north. sprinkles in centreville
clewiston, prince william county as well. temperatures in the '60s. high temperature of 83 with an humidity.n the that's just for today. light rain for the morning, around lunchtime into afternoon, and showers andcattered storms. of those becoming strong to severe. biggest threat,. factor index for today. tornadoes, in low to moderate threat. few isolated a tornadoes. straight line in damage seems to be the biggest threat. hail is not as much of a threat. are not as much of a risk. numerous showers storms. in the '70s over the weekend. upper '70s with lower a mixture of sun and clouds. >> track work will cause delays
weekend.this orange lines will have buses replacing trains between east falls church and west falls church if. free shuttle buses will be available. trains will single track on blue, red, the green, and yellow lines. the work starts at 10:00 tonight and runs through clothes and on sunday. 5:13 might now. news that may be hard to swallow. details on new york city's ban oversight a sugary drinks. and new buzz about the next sugary drinks. and new buzz about the next iphone, how it sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering sfx: sounds s of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, x: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of marching bandband and crowd cheering and i found myself in the middle of thiparadetreet, x: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering honoring america's troops. sfx: sounds of marching bandband and crowd cheering which is actually in tquite fitting becauseetreet, x: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering geico has been serving e military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know thihis is about the troops and not about me. right, but i don't look like that. who can i write a letter to about this? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.
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his roommate when missing. he is charged with first-degree murder. recoveredains were of themain floor residence. >> we are looking at every angle. looking at is there a there are other suspects. he told police he consumed his heart and portions of his brain. attended morgan state university. withs charged last month student, another him blind in one eye. a big controversy blowing over brewing over soft drinks in new york city. mayor bloomberg wants to ban larger than 16 ounces in many places. people are split on the issue. >> there's a lot of evidence drinking this type of
drinks, so it should be regulated. should be able to choose whatever you want to drink. greg the drinksnists say raise your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. some argued the ban could help . its national doughnut day. microsoft is hoping to have before theht holidays and there's news that next iphone could get here sooner than expected. the next version of windows, it onoft hopes to get store shelves in time for the holidays. they showed an updated version yesterday that shows the of mobile devices. apple is not announcing but rumors say the next one could come out earlier than expected because the system was ready.
wouldats and republicans to allow governments to monitor or restrict content on the internet. and the spacex dragon capsule parachuted into the pacific yesterday off mexico. other missions later this year. i'm paula faris. >> adam caskey is looking at the for today. things will change soon. not the best afternoon for or to be outside out in the open. you will want to have a backup place should you have afternoonants this and evening. that and you should have that back a plan in case that.ed hour?ore rush >> around, during, and after rush-hour, showers and storms.
storms are looking likely later on today. to's look at temperatures day. the this friday, june 1 in the in winchester, 61 cumberland, 66 in fredericksburg. light rain pushing northward just east of fredericksburg along kings highway. moderate to heavy rain pushing 301 in kingong george county moving into charles county. otherwise, light rain along and of 95 in stafford, and county, prince william county, in the city of fairfax. of that is very light west of 95 the. heaviest is in prince george moving into the charles county. sprinkles this morning, through the lunch hour. work against us because it will destabilize the atmosphere. expect widespread showers afternoon later this evening from 4:00 through 11:00 p.m. some could be strong to severe. good chance of seeing
strong to severe storms today. for the high temperature. an increase in the humidity today. here is the risk factor index. the biggest threat from the streamlined wins and flash floods. however, there is a low to of a few small tornadoes. possibility, should all ingredients mixed together perfectly later on today. seems to be the least threatening from the storms. mid 70's tomorrow, cooler, less humid, breezy at times on saturday. pleasant weekend overall. keep a low humidity levels from the weekend through week. lisa. >> traffic moving at all light volume. us headingping the wilson bridge where give you travel times in alexandria onugh in oxon hill,ood not bad on 15th between bowie and new york avenue. main break repairs
continue and repairs to the of dupont circle, ablecticut avenue traffic to get by. block between bowie and upper 301borough, southbound tradee of a collision at avenue. >> 68 degrees outside. the redskins lock up their rookie quarterback with a multi-year deal. >> the most memorable moments, controversial guests. you admitted doing is an personal way of killing somebody. everyone's hair breaks.
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the first place nationals are at home tonight to start a weekend with the atlanta braves. sports.a look at >> 5:25 right now. the news continues at 5:30. learn how a local high school is remembering a student who suddenly passed away in february. >> five children are in a hospital this morning after car in a over by a driveway. i am john gonzalez. a live report straight ahead. friday, they a live report straight ahead. friday, they first day of june.
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on cell phone video in hyattsville, maryland. police trying to figure out how driver backed an suv into five children. good morning, washington. it's friday, june 1, i am steve chenevey. we start with traffic and weather every ten minutes. checkaskey has our first on the forecast. it will be a little active afternoon and evening terms of thunderstorms. some areas of rain. front. like of warm grain west of 95 from stafford manassas and to chantilly and dulles airport. rappahannock and culpeper county light rain. moderate rain at the bottom of your screen in king george county, across the knights bridge and into la plata, moderate rain, west of leonardtown has a downpour in the next 25 minutes. today, a few areas of light rain and sprinkles this morning if. san sanibel lunchtime.
between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., widespread storms. chance of somet being strong to severe later on today. the highs for an increase inh the humidity. humidity will rise only for one day. the weekend looks good. coming up.t lisa baden. >> no major problems on the interstate, but 301e's a major issue on between bowie and upper marlborough. terrible accident that happened in the 2:00 hour this morning. trade zone 301 near avenue. they are documenting this accident. closed.still you will have to use an alternate. bowie isbound into open for the time being. in less than 10 minutes,
but now to news. >> we expect to learn more today horrible crash that night inlast hyattsville, maryland if a. suv driver backing into a driveway if one somehow she accelerated, hitting five children. this happened last night in the street.ck of hannon that's where john gonzalez is the.this morning with latest the before paramedics arrived of theght, some to the aid of these very young victim's. police are still trying to exactly what woman put thethis car in reverse and suddenly accelerated. this was a horrific scene in the lewisdale homes last night. children including a toddler struck or pinned under the suv. it was captured on cell phone video of a neighbor. the woman is the mother of at children of the the yard and the driveway.
the children's ages range from 11.and-a-half to the car continued backing up and the garage of a home. witness is recalled hearing adults are shouting at the house just moments before the accident. .andayingre just plai they told me the woman tried to the car but instead she reversed even more. that's what all the damage was .one >> still so many questions this morning. the conditions ranged from critical to serious. the woman was taken into custody. police are only saying she is .eing questioned >> a dematha high school student today duringed graduation ceremony. school will give rico webb a diploma posthumously. the star football player.
he recently had accepted a to play football at state when he collapsed unexpectedly and died at the age 17. >> fans of chuck brown remembering the legendary through music and celebration. thousands showed up yesterday the public memorial for the "godfather of go-go." his family thanked the crowd for support and for carrying spirit. >> he walked us through this. thing he did not want you .oing was crying >> plenty of celebrities turned to remember chuck brown. it was estimated at up to 12,000 people came to pay their respects. two weeks ago after being hospitalized with pneumonia. he was 75. drivers could face more morning inhis northwest washington. crews are still working to fix a water main break on connecticut n streets in the
busy dupont area. jummy olabanji has details. on?g >> i spoke with an employee who tells me they have been able to valves on this side of but the big water could takebehind us to fix, hee hours says. all of this unfolded yesterday when this war authority official said just after dawn a 12-inch shattered andak water streaming down connecticut avenue for several hours. it also disrupted service to many of the buildings around area. 35 buildings were without water. employees had to go home for the day. businesses had to close down because they cannot dinner servicend to customers. we are also told that an underground parking garage in had some water damage.
several cars were flooded. the good news is they are work on this problem, trying to get it fixed so they can turn the water back on. the employee tells me it could more hours until cleared up and then tomorrow is when they pave the area. it could be a mess for quite some time report. in live in northwest, jummy olabanji, abc 7. >> still to come, the latest in thestrial declared in edwards corruption case. what edwards says about the ruling. and we have a new national spelling bee winner. more on the. this young lady the big prize. this young lady the big p[ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable
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county and its from royal to rappahannock and county is, light rain. imbedded downpours in charles south of lag 301 plata. and clipping charlotte ahll. 83 degreess reaching with added humidity. sprinkles this morning. around lunchtime we will have sunshine for a few hours. widespread showers and storms this afternoon and especially if between 4:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.. good chance those could severe withg to gusty straight line winds and flooding being the primary threats. lisa >> . out of maryland across the inton bridge and alexandria, stick with the local lanes. the weekend project will force you out of the through lanes and
into the local lanes. once you get into alexandria, only one lane is open on the inner loop in the through lanes. stay with the local lanes out maryland and across the bridge and into virginia. like they are starting things a little early. we will take you live to springfield, virginia. a beautiful ride on 95, 395 and complicated on 66. looks good in maryland near air force base in this camera. we come back in 10 minutes, we the have newschopper 7 over between a collision bowie and upper marlborough on 301. now to steve. >> of 14-year-old girl from san is this year's winner of the scripps national spelling bee. competition wrapped up last night and national harbor across the river from d.c. winner is right here. thedha nandipati spelled "guetapens"correctly.
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him not guilty on one of violating campaign laws.e jury was not able to agree other five counts, so the mistrial.ared a >> while i don't believe i did illegal or ever thought doing anything illegal, i did an awful, awful lot that was wrong. and there is no one else responsible for my sins. >> the trial was filled with salacious details about his hunter errorielle was running for president in 2008. the former senator and knowledge of how difficult the drama had children, especially who was byr kate, his side the entire trial. she has been here no matter how painful a lot of the was for her. >> for the first time, he spoke of a young hunter, ae had with that he once refused to a knowledge. quinn, who i love
any of you could ever so close to i am for.o grateful >> although the former democratic vice-presidential nominee faces an uncertain future, if he left open the possibility of working to help the needy. theverdict leaves open couldility the government to retry the case, but legal experts say it's not likely. reporting live in northwest washington, tahman bradley. we will talk more about that in the next hour. former first lady nancy reagan gop candidate mitt romney for president. she met with him and his wife on afternoon at her home. the wife of the late former ronald reagan issued a husbandt saying her liked mitt romney and believes romney has the experience and leadership skills our country needs. day for president
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locations in 21 neighborhoods across the city. he was 13 when he was introduced jazz.gest now replace all over the world. >> there's a lot of great music here. there are probably more really , bothed musicians here male and female. >> they will be on stage from until june 13, from family friendly events and the lessons to late night club concerts', something for everyone. >> people laugh and smile and their friends and family. celebration. is the largest festival in the city. thee are performances at center, howard theatre, and hamilton live. celebration of the life of the legendary chuck brown. called this festival one of
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trump the other place. i no longer think of today as just friday, june 1. let's talk about the weather today. if you have afternoon plans, you consider enacting a backup plan. if you need a long lead time to change your plans, it's in your best interest to make the call now. otherwise if you are going to be today, keep a watchful eye to the sky. weather radio with you. we expect things to get active with potentially strong to severe storms. 71 right now in the district, 68 in winchester, 59 in cumberland, 73 in lexington park. there's rain falling early this morning. typical light rain ahead of a warm front that will push through town later on today. you will notice an increase in humidity and behind that front. highs in the low to mid '80s. light rain stretching from rust
down through county,fairfax centreville, clifton, clipping chantilly manasseh. down through dale city, especially in lower southern maryland. charles county is seeing moderate rain east of la plata 235 in st. mary's county. 301.is moving north along light rain stretching from winchester ports culpeper and clipping western darke county. a few sprinkles out there early through 9:00 or some sunshine into the lunch hour and early afternoon. about 4:00 p.m. through widespread orct numerous thundershowers. there's a good chance of a few storms been strong to severe. degrees for the high temperature with an increase in the humidity just for today. of the biggest threat thunderstorms later on today, if straight line wins and will be the biggest threat.
however, there is a low to of a few smalls tornadoes. at least some rotation within the storms is possible later on today if. that is something to keep in mind if. weekend looks good. saturday and sunday, a mixture sun and clouds, low humidity, highs in the mid to upper 70's. breezy at times today and tomorrow./ forecast. for the rain especially south of washington. >> keep your headlights on if wheree driving in an area you encounter rain. 301 had been close between bowie marlborough, but that .s reopened i will show you a live picture. traffic out of maryland, across bridge, do not use the through lanes. use the local lanes. a construction project is underway, narrow windows the once you get to alexandria. some grief,f although not time.