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see that. . >> and thanks to preston phillips, from san diego. our affiliate for that story. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> sta captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> straight ahead d.c. city council continues to try to move past the scandal. to an interim chairman and will be accepted today. there is debate over who should get the position. it is june 13. >> we get started with traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we will check in with lisa and a moment but first, adam caskey. >> we had some help the accumulations of rain. frederick county seems to be the bull's-eye in terms of the rainfall. we are all moving down.
our skies are clearing. 70 degrees in the district. 66 in hagerstown. you're starting your day with 71 in lexington park. mostly sunny. 83 the high temperature. it is becoming less humid. you'll notice the drop in humidity. a breeze out of the north. we will be a little testy at times. it is a little refreshing breeze. no 90 degree heat anytime soon. >> no problems reported on the highway right now. i do have some pictures to show you of a very smooth transition period to 70 looks like the pavement is nice and dry. -- transition period . 270 looks like the pavement is
buys and dry. we will have an eye on traffic throughout the morning. now we will take you to the news. >> d.c. police are investigating a death in southeast washington. >> officers found an of conscious person near potomac avenue. if they do not have a person ended up in the area are well lead to their death. >> d.c. council's taking steps to move past the latest scandal. bay are expected to elect someone to replace qualm a brown -- brown. they want him in that position. to resign last week completed guilty to bank fraud. a special election will be held in november. to correct a battleground of virginia. a field is set for what could be a battle for the senate seat.
he will face tim kaine this fall. you can get ball primary results on our website wjla.com. >> ron barker is the winner of yesterday's special election. gabrielle giffords resigned to concentrate on her recovery. thebarbe barber was also wounded. they're each promising to run for a full term. >> a big development in one story. the man accused of killing three people at a party surrendered to police last night.
she arranged for monte to turn himself in. this and a manhunt that included a search of a house with a spy gear and teargas. >> he was charged with three counts of capital murder, two counts of first-degree assault. i want to thank his attorney for turning him in. >> the shooting followed a fight over a woman. two of the dead were former auburn football players. >> there was more graphic testimony at the child sex abuse trial of a jerry sandusky. an alleged victim testified about how sandusky started abusing him when he was 11 years old. the lawyer tried to poke holes in the story. sandusky's accused of abusing 10 boys over a 15-year timeframe.
>> jury will resume deliberations over roger clemens. they began the day after closing arguments and the night the week of the trial. he is charged with lying to congress in 2008 when asked if he ever used steroids. if the jury cannot reach a verdict, if they will take time off until monday because the judge is going out of time. >> bad news for parents and students. college costs continue to soar. >> wall street turned its focus to washington to explain. hello. >> let's begin with two lawmakers including allies to cummings that says walmart has not provide enough information and the investigation over where the executive broad mexican officials. lawmakers are expected to meet today.
jpmorgan chase's ceo's in the hot seat this morning. the remarks of us with more questions than answers of what he knew about the blunder. shares of jpmorgan chase have dropped 17 sermon from the time -- 17% from the time dimon came in may. college will soon become increasingly unaffordable of costs keep rising. tuition at georgetown university is up 3% from 2011-2012 school year. burger king is ready to offer as a new desert. i have one word for you. bacon. i am reporting for abc 7 news. >> are you sure they are not too late to the bacon parti?
our skies are gradually clearing. do you have a good amount of sunshine. 70 degrees and the district. 67 in cumberland. 64 in gaithersburg. there is a but it humidity in the air. that will change. the humidity will be dropping by lunchtime. improvements in terms of how it feels outside. mostly sunny today. must a cloudy tomorrow. the some of the flow is off the ocean. unseasonably cool temperatures today. we should be in the mid-80's. >> it feels really comfortable on the highway this morning. things are dry and passable. pulling construction barrels out of the way. we would be be the green light over both sides of the american legion bridge.
270 between germantown and 495. good on virginia between 29 and the beltway. good across the wilson bridge and through dale city. northbound are the headlines in this picture. back to news. >> thank you. a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to rename a metro red line station. it has been called the new york avenue, florida avenue station. officials thought it was too cumbersome. they had renamed it noma- gallaudet u. >> you can learn more about proposed changes to the second phase of the dallasulles rail project. it is between ruston and
shooting investigation. the white of the committed to your basis are only goal trouble -- the wife of the george zimmerman is facing only goal trouble. should like to a judge about the couple's finances. perjury is punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. she is out on a $1,000 bond. and all demand remained in serious condition after being attacked by two dogs. they escaped bay yard. this happened yesterday morning. he suffered numerous by rooms as well as a broken arm. they seized the two dogs and find a the owners are having unleashed dogs. more charges could be filed. >> police are searching for the soustelle's champagne.
cameras caught every move they made. they looked for the highest priced brands. the cameras caught them stepping $50 bottles inside their jackets. did the stone under follow them as they got out. -- the store owner followed them as they got out. >> [unintelligible] >> this has long been considered one of the areas. the bees are still on the list. >> there is a struggle going on over saving trees. correct it>> it can do this. residents are split of the new proposal that forces them to get written approval before touching trees. >> the contractors have devastated the gracious tree can
be in many suburban and rural areas and the county. quite the trees represent an accident waiting to happen. >> the proposal will slowdown strides in improving every viable service and increased cost. officials still have to vote. >> officials say they regret any confusion surrounding last night high-school graduation. the ceremony was moved to the temple of praise church because of rainy weather. some families could not get inside the building because there was not enough room. officials say the overflow room was used as a holding group for graduate. then as a guest overflow room once the procession started. >> turning our attention to the nba finals work have been helped the thunder coffee eased scoring 37 points in the first quarter. the be 1 05-94.
>> he was shooting hoops in prince george's county. we talked to some of the people who know him before he hit the big leagues. >> he began cutting his hair when he was 7. he watched as the young man played in the nba finals. >> it is nice to know that when the grid is basketball players comes from your neighborhood. -- one of the greatest basketball players comes from your neighborhood. >> he learned to play the game at the present activities center. >> we realize this kid was going to be special. >> cabin would often spend 16 are more hours a day here. >> when they talk about kevin he literally slept at the gym appeared quite he and his teammates had party ran several miles and they would encounter
the infamous l street hill. their attack to sprint up and down again and again. >> the better to get easy on me. he always pushed me to do better. >> he says kevin is his inspiration. >> we just have to keep pushing hard. >> perhaps what people like most is that he has never forgotten where he came from. >> he talks the kids how they are doing in school. he sits down. he takes them to lunch. >> abc 7 news. >> congrats to him and his teammates. thursday it will be in oklahoma city. you can watch right here on abc 7. >> they are becoming known for their fashion at the game. this is what they wore during
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>> good morning. here is a but if your forecasts. and let's look at some of the rainfall totals. a healthy soaking for some locations from frederick to martinsburg. even warren sent as over an inch. brandywine 67. bristow is 66. fort washington 67. it just updated appeared that is what we love about the weatherbug network, it updates to the second appeared a bit of
a breeze out of the north. it to be a nice refreshing wind. additional clout cover especially in the morning and much time. it'll be cooler as well. highs in the upper 70's. it took the average today through the weekend. any issues on the road? >> we showed you maryland last go around. it is beautiful. here we are live at father hurley boulevard. it is also good across the river. a good run as far as interest- rate -- interstate travel. everything is free and clear. you will be just fine. >> thank you so much. we're looking at 66 degrees. >> now is your chance for a
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