Skip to main content

tv   Good Morning Washington at 500  ABC  July 6, 2012 5:00am-6:00am EDT

5:00 am
park, maryland. one suspect in the hospital. >> its been a week since storms devastated our area. thousands remain without power. >> we are in this thing. >> tina fey is now rapping. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, july 6. glad you are with us. i am steve chenevey. >> i am steve chenevey. we begin with traffic and weather every 10 minutes. first, meteorologist adam caskey. more heat. >> today into the weekend. but the weather pattern will shift. may be below average for high temperatures by next week. mid 80's.
5:01 am
let's look at temperatures now. 73 in berkeley springs, 77 in winchester fredericksburg and 80 degrees. 81 in lking george, 82 in lorton. mostly sunny conditions, 100 degrees, feeling hotter. tomorrow, 102 degrees and maybe warmer air by the afternoon. slight chance of storms tomorrow, better chance on sunday. not a washout. now to steve. >> 395 near landmark, at duke street it's moving nicely up to the 14th street bridge and into the district, a smooth ride. hov restrictions are in effect. no problems all the way into town from alexandria and arlington.
5:02 am
270 near 118 in germantown everything looks good. no delays in germantown and all the way to the lane divide and onto the inner loop or outer loop of the beltway. everything is moving well over to the springfield interchange. no problems. lanes all theopen from prince william county. >> a developing story in college park, maryland. prince george's county police will release more details on an officer involved shooting death of a suspect to the hospital. this happens late last night in the 4700 block of lakeland road on the edge of a campus of the university of maryland. police responded to a call of an armed man. when officers arrived there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and police near the liquor store. the suspect was hit and was
5:03 am
taken to the hospital. we don't know the suspect's condition. one officer suffered minor injuries during the incident. >> one week since a series of deadly storms hit the area. thousands of local customers are still without power. the heat wave is adding to the frustration. john gonzales is in potomac maryland, still in the dark. >> driving around montgomery county, it is getting harder to find areas where trees and power lines are still strewn across the roads. we have still found plenty of streets that are still dark. this is port street in potomac maryland where dozens of families will be waking up again this morning without power for a seven dth day. the national weather service is
5:04 am
issuing a heat advisory today 100 degrees expected. some neighborhoods will not be up and running until sunday. residents say they cannot help feeling forgotten. in some of these neighborhoods there is an interesting dynamic. even though there's no power, a block away everyone has their power. the public service commission has announced they will review how pepco handles the the storm before and after. there are about 9000 homes throughout the d.c. area without power. reporting live in potomac, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> thank you. important news for montgomery county residents dealing with storm damage. auntie officials initially said residents were responsible for removing large trees and other items. now the county says the cruise will go door-to-door and pick a tree limbs and other debris beginning on wednesday. there will only pick up items
5:05 am
along county maintained roads. >> is friday morning. >> still ahead dozens of families waiting in new surroundings after a fire destroyed their h
5:06 am
5:07 am
could the he has prompted power
5:08 am
companies to as customers with power to conserve as much as they can. rising temperatures mean metro customers may carry water on the system. metro is making the exception until closing on sunday night. customers are asked to use containers that can be tightly secured. -- the hear has prompted power companies to ask customers to conserve power. >> now to adam caskey. >> 80 degrees at reagan national at 5:00 a.m.8. there's another heat advisory and for the areas shaded in orange from 11:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. it will feel like over 100. we have an excessive heat watch tomorrow for the counties shaded in red which includes the orange counties as well. tomorrow will be a little hotter than this afternoon. 100 today. it will feel like 105 with sunshine.
5:09 am
into the weekend 102 on saturday. that would tie a record. we could be warmer by a couple of degrees. slight chance of lateday storms especially north and west of washington on saturday. better chance of a few thunderstorms on sunday. sunday we should drop back down to the upper 90s. then it really looks like we will be cooling down quite a bit by monday and tuesday. mid '80s by then, something to look forward to. now to steve. >> a look at 66 just before you get into the district, at the roosevelt bridge everything is moving smoothly. very light volume around the area. 66 looks good inside the beltway. an accident happened westbound but right now we are looking at the beltway and university boulevard in silver spring, moving well. no problems in maryland. just a little more volume. just had a report of an accident
5:10 am
westbound it, outbound on 66 near the 234 bypass in manassas outbound lanes, two of them are blocked. back to you. >> thank you. 5:10. 100 people spending the night elsewhere after a four-alarm damaged their apartment complex. it broke out last night at the woodbrige station apartments on eisenhower circle in woodbridge. three firefighters suffered heat related injuries. one resident was treated at the scene. an 11-year-old may have prevented a tragedy if by banging on doors and pulling fire alarms. >> i was trying to save people's lives because some of my friends live in that building and i did not want to see my friends die. >> well done. 25 units and two buildings ended
5:11 am
up being damaged. it started in an attic above where sprinklers could reach. investigators are trying to figure out the cost. >> maryland governor martin o'malley will hold off on calling a special session on gambling. he had planned to bring lawmakers back to annapolis next week but the washington post reports that he will continue to seek consensus on a plan developed by his work group. it proposes authorizing a new casino and table games at existing casinos. it is nearly 80 degrees on this friday morning. >> it will be hot this weekend. there's proof you can buy just about anything on the internet. a woman selling her sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering sfx: sounds 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 band and crcrowd cheering and i found myself in the middle of this parade honoring america's troops. which isctually quite fitting because geico has been serving e military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know this is about the troops and not about me.
5:12 am
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.
5:13 am
>> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side.
5:14 am
>> checking our top stories. investigators trying to piece together a police involved shooting near the university of maryland in college park. if officers were investigating reports of armed men near a liquor store when gunfire broke out on lakeland road. the man was shot and taken to the hospital. no officers were injured. 17,000 d.c. area homes and businesses are still without power. this is almost a week after devastating storms hit the region. officials hope to have them back on line this weekend. pepco is asking customers to conserve power during this heat wave. montgomery county says it will remove debris left behind by the storm. they will start collecting tree limbs and other debris on county maintained roads this week. the county originally said residents were responsible for removing the debris. now the county will help out. >> we are used to people selling
5:15 am
electronics and clothing and books on ebay. >> how about your soul? a new mexico woman says she is a free-lance writer and she cannot write any more after a recent car accident, so why not get the money. no one has come close to bidding on it. >> maybe this is her snarky commentary on ebay. look at this next story. there's a new rapper on the scene. tina fey. >> ♪you feel me you feel mae this is the part where most people drop the n-word but i'm not going there
5:16 am
i don't feel comfortable ♪ >> donald glover collaborated with her on that. he has a new album out and he invited her to contribute. she decided to rap about nordstrom department store. >> they help each other out. that's the way it works. a little bit of everything on the album. you don't have to worry about the label and you can do anything you want. >> its very cute. >> i love that. >> like what we've been say that they released a new album. people don't say that anymore. >> is going to be hot again. we are used to drill.
5:17 am
it's going to be hotter tomorrow. then next week's, mid 80's. >> that will feel so good. >> 85 for the high temperature, running a little below average by monday and tuesday of next week's. let's look at the heat advisory in effect today starting at 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the counties shaded in orange. that includes the metro area. tomorrow we have an excessive heat watch in effect for the vast majority of the viewing area. tomorrow will be a few degrees warmer than today. this is a step up from the heat advisory. this may be upgraded to an excessive heat warning later on tonight and especially tomorrow. right now 83 degrees in the district, 82 in annapolis, 80 in martinsburg, 75 in winchester,
5:18 am
73 in cumberland, 79 in culpeper. a warm start. if we have a few clouds overhead. streaming north to south. they will clear out this morning and we will have nearly total sunshine on this friday with high temperatures around 100 degrees. the century mark again this afternoon. when you factor in the humidity, it will feel like 105. even harder tomorrow. that's why we have excess of the watch. we expect a record high temperature of 102 tomorrow. 30 percent chance of thundershowers on saturday. a better chance of more widespread showers and storms late in the day on sunday. it's not going to be a we send washout. justin strom chances in the afternoons. this time of year, you will have to exceed 100 degrees to break the record. that is the case today through the weekend. we will probably be a few degrees shy of record today.
5:19 am
the record high is 102 tomorrow. i think we will at least be there. the record is 100 on sunday, but we should be in the upper 90s. moseley cloudy on monday, highs in the mid '80s. back to steve. >> the accident is westbound outbound 1606 near the 234 bypass in manassas. you have to stay to the left. anticipate a delay. -- outbound 66 . everything is still moving pretty smoothly eastbound. the beltway at new hampshire avenue, who looks pretty good right now. traffic headed away from us in the outer loop towards georgia avenue and silver spring. route 1 is closed in the college park where the ongoing police investigation continues.
5:20 am
that's near university boulevard it. northbound route 1 is reopened. back to you. >> thank you. appole is under -- apple is under fire. >> and jerry seinfeld fans can look forward to a new website. >> there is a dangerous program in the apple application store. it would capture your contacts and then span you with text messages. it has been also removed from the android store. amazon is developing its own smartphone, probably using the same company that makes the iphone 4 apple. that would make it easier for amazon to sell media for smartphones. jerry seinfeld is coming to the internet.
5:21 am
his web serious debuts in two weeks. it will feature many of his friends and his cars. i am sunny hostin.
5:22 am
excuse us, while we change into something more comfortable. cool. introducing, the square sunnyd bottle.
5:23 am
5:24 am
>> to field. that's a base hit. >> the orioles going into anaheim after an appointment with the angels. the birds tumbled. final score 9-7. >> portals pitcher jason hammer could not be out yu darvish for the all-star league. bryce harper finished behind in the national league. >> here is britt mchenry at.
5:25 am
>> the nationals play last night, but there's no looking back. washington continues to prove there's reason to be excited for the future and maybe the postseason. top of the seventh inning rbi triple, making it 5-1 giants. don't count out the nationals. they find ways to win this season and they did. they rallied in the ninth field. bryce harper with a hit. the game was tied. there's adam laroche. a double play. bryce harper would come home. the nationals win 6-5. the 19th walk off and in the last two years. the national space the rockies tonight at the park. have a good friday. >> thanks so much. remember lin-sanity?
5:26 am
jeremy lin will take his talents to houston. they agreed to terms on a four- year contract worth about $30 million for four years. the knicks have three days to match the offer of the houston rockets. >> 5:26 right now 78 degrees already. the news continues at 5:30. >> it has been a week since the severe storms rolled through the area. if thousands of people still don'
5:27 am
5:28 am
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead a shootout
5:29 am
between police and the gunman near the campus of the university of maryland in college park has left the suspect injured. good morning, washington. it's friday, july 6. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. we start with traffic and weather every ten minutes. adam caskey has the forecast. hot again. >> high temperatures near 100. it will actually be a few degrees warmer on saturday. if we could break the record tomorrow afternoon. let's start with a look at our rooftop camera. still about 25 minutes from sunrise. we are going to get a little cloud cover early this morning. otherwise, nearly total sunshine. 80 degrees in washington, 77 in leesburg 81 in landover. we are starting the day at 80 degrees with hot air in place and sunshine. you know that you can make it to
5:30 am
near 100 with that. it will feel like 105. we still have a heat advisory for the metro area. 102 degrees tomorrow. more on the weekend forecast coming up. back to you. >> thank you. 395 near duke street is still moving well. the lighter volume than usual. everything looks pretty good up to the 14th street bridge. in maryland, the beltway university boulevard, this represents pretty much the whole beltway, light volume through silver spring moving nicely. there was an accident westbound on interstate 66 at the 234 bypass in manassas. now that's on the shoulder. nothing is blocked any more. eastbound is also open and moving all the way nicely to the beltway. back to you. >> thank you. prince george's county police have released more details on an
5:31 am
officer involved shooting that happens in college park that left one suspect injured along lakeland road. -- will release more details later today. >> police are wrapping up. they reopen sections of the road a few minutes ago. the late-night shooting ended up with one person in custody. police have been investigating. it started around 10:30 last night in the 4700 block of lakeland road near the edge of the university of maryland campus. gunfire was exchanged near the town hall liquor store. the suspect was injured and taken to an area hospital. according to authorities, one police officer sustained injuries but not from the shooting. police are not releasing any more details on how that occurred. the incident ended two blocks away along baltimore avenue near this mcdonald's. multiple reports from witnesses
5:32 am
indicate more than one person may have been involved. police say there was only one suspect and the suspect is now in custody. there were multiple reports from people that perhaps one of the police officer's vehicle was taken by the suspect. that has yet to be confirmed. authorities overnight looking for clues. just wrapping up a few minutes ago. police say that they are holding a press conference later this morning. we hope to learn more details about this incident. they say the suspect is facing a number of charges. reporting live in college park, brianne carter. >> 5:32. today marks a weeks instead of storms in the d.c. area. still thousands of customers are without power. with hot days ahead people hope air-conditioning will return soon. john gonzalez joins us in the dark neighborhood in potomac maryland where residents have been suffering for a full week.
5:33 am
>> they really have. the good news is driving around montgomery county it is getting harder and harder to find areas where trees and power lines are strewn across the road. again, there are still a number of streets still in the dark. this is a street in potomac, maryland, where dozens of families will wake up with no power for a seventh day. the last thing the residents wanted here is the national weather service is issuing a heat advisory. temperature is expected to be 100 degrees today. some neighborhoods will not be back up and running until sunday. moments ago we spoke with an 85- year-old man who lives on ac cord street. he says it's been unbearable. >> its been extremely hot. we have tried to sleep in the lower level of the house with fans running on a generator.
5:34 am
we perspire. initially they told us they were hoping to have it back on by friday. now it's going to be sunday. >> we gave him some false hope this morning. he said that he saw our lights and our truck and thought that we were the power company. still 9000 homes in the d.c. area without power. the public service commission staff has already announced that they will review pepco, how the agency handled the storm before and after. reporting live in potomac, john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> a disturbing story from prince george's county. a boy and charged with murder after beating his two-year-old foster sister to death. the girl lived with his family in fort washington, maryland. she died on tuesday night. she died of blunt force trauma. neighbors are stunned.
5:35 am
>> he was a very nice little boy. >> probably the nicest person down here. >> we used to go to the mall together. no problem. always polite. >> the little girl is annaya bachelor. the boy is being held at the cheltenham youth facility. >> almost 100 people temporarily homeless after a fire damaged their apartment complex. it broke out last night at the woodbrige station apartments on eisenhower circle in woodbridge. three firefighters suffered heat-related injuries. one resident was treated at the scene. 25 units in two different buildings were damaged. still no word on what caused the fire. 5:35 on this friday morning, 77 degrees >> . still ahead, an update on the presidential race. the latest jobs report could
5:36 am
5:37 am
5:38 am
>> at the ywca we provide health and wellness training and social justice advocacy. go to our web site. >> good morning, washington. >> good friday morning. it's going to be another highs
5:39 am
today. even hotter tomorrow on saturday. temperatures will cool off by monday. it's warm right now, 83 at reagan national, 78 at dulles airport, 78 at bwi marshall. 77 degrees in winchester, 80 in martinsburg. 5:39 a.m. being this warm, it's going to beat hot in the afternoon. it will feel like 105 when you factor in the humidity. mostly sunny conditions today. some clouds this morning, but those will clear out. if 102 degrees tomorrow. slight chance of loide thunderstorms. on sunday, a better chance of lateday storms. not a washout just a better chance of more widespread loide thunderstorms. 85 degrees by monday. now to steve hershorn. >> let's look at a map. the scene of the ongoing police investigation in college park as southbound route 1 closed south of university boulevard.
5:40 am
you will find that closure. investigation continues. but bound was reopened a little while ago. no.-- northbound was reopened. moving at speed 395 up to the 14th street bridge. on the outer loop near the toll road, there is a little road work still there. 14th street looks pretty good up from the 14th street bridge into the center of the downtown area. back to you. >> thank you. 5:40. people driving along the california highway saw more than they wanted to. >> cell phone camera captured a naked woman walking down the middle of a road on wednesday morning. cars swerved to avoid a woman. she was involved in a crash, got
5:41 am
out of the car and then took off for clothing. police officer removed her from by way. she is undergoing a mental evaluation. no word on why she did what she did. >> we have amazing video from texas. a rapid transit bus slammed into cars on an exit ramp in dallas late last month. two people injured. no passengers were on the bus at the time. the driver is on paid administrative leave. that crash is under investigation. >> that is scary. outside, we are pushing 80 degrees already on this friday morning. >> we have a look at new movie is hitting the big screen this
5:42 am
5:43 am
5:44 am
clucks almost 6:00. here's what's coming up at the top of the hour. a disturbing story as a mother tears on her studio-year-old daughter while the little girl fights another toddler.
5:45 am
she posted a video on her facebook page. -- two-year-old. >> we will look at the aids memorial quilt and the special meaning behind the panel's. >> and who is offering a bacon burger with eggs. coming up the top of the hour at 6:00. >> turning to the presidential race, president obama bracing for the jobs report. but that will help set the battle lines in the race against mitt romney. now details from tahman bradley. >> president obama will get another taste of main street in ohio and pennsylvania. he has been on the attack, but that could change with the release of the jobs report. if a weak report could put him back on the defensive as his campaign is pelting romney with charges of offshore cash and
5:46 am
outsourcing jobs. campaign is using ads to make the attack. >> out seoutsourcing versus insourcing, it matters. >> and on the stump. >> his company was a pioneer of outsourcing. >> mitt romney is betting his resources in the cayman islands bermuda, switzerland, and god only knows where else he is putting its resources. >> while romney enjoys time off with his family, his campaign denies that the outsourced jobs and they say his foreign investments were not made to avoid taxes. shattering the president yesterday through all i know, two vice presidential possibilities. governor bobby jindal and former governor tim pawlenty. >> he said he was going to crackdown on china close the
5:47 am
improper practices when it comes to trade and currency. he did almost nothing about it during his presidency. >> romney keeps raking in big cash. he and the republican national committee raised $100 million last month, a republican record. >> a florida lifeguard fired for rescuing a swimmer has now been offered his job back. lopez was on his stand on monday when a beat or told him that someone was drowning. so he ran to assist the swimmer who was pulled from the water. lopez was fired shortly thereafter. he was just outside the area he was assigned to patrol. lopez was fired too quickly and they invited him to come back. >> i said i homily decline the invitation to get my job back. i will continue with my
5:48 am
schooling. >> moving forward. several other lifeguards also quit after lopez was fired and they were offered to their jobs back but they declined. turning to entertainment news, ocean city could soon be getting some attention on the silver screen. >> a movie called "pingpong summer" will be filmed. susan sarandon will be in one of the stars. the filming is expected to take about six weeks. we will see the film maybe in the year from now. >> there are some new movies to check out this weekend. >> this is a fun way to beat the heat. arch campbell has botha look. >> oliver stone fights a new war in "savages." they grow weed and catch the eye
5:49 am
of a mexican drug cartel who gets their attention by kidnapping their girlfriend. it goes over the top with great moments from john travolta, but it runs along and as a fuzzy ending. 2.5 stars, rated r. >> who are you? >> andrew garfield makes the spider-man re-do happen nicely. it is a best bet along with "moonrise kingdom." have a nice weekend. >> thanks so much. six flags has seen its ups and downs. >> even the vatican struggles in a bad economy. here is linda bell from bloomberg news. >> everybody's struggling in this tough economy. the vatican reported a
5:50 am
deficit of $18.5 million last year. market amturmoil added extra cost to fund its media. six flags has been on their own roller-coaster ride since filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2009. much of its heavy debt load has been reduced and the company is riding high once again. whether or not you are headed to six blacks ticket prices have been getting higher. it says it has consistently and boosted ticket prices successfully and despite the tough economy. spending on everything from wedding gowns, venues food, and liquor has held fairly close to pre recession levels. parents, relatives, and friends are chipping in more toward the wedding cost for the bride and
5:51 am
groom. that is business news. live a bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. have a great weekend. >> the same to you. >> in coin to be a hot weekend. >> tomorrow will be even hotter than today. it's already 80 degrees and sunny with hot air and placed. >> and humidity. >> of course the humidity makes it feel much harder. it will be another scorcher tomorrow. then temperatures will drop next week. by monday we could be talking mid 80's for the high temperature. that would be a few degrees below average for change. today will mark the ninth consecutive 95 + degree day. let's look at charles town camera. sunrise as we speak. -- let's look at the rooftop camera.
5:52 am
that's the d.c. horizon. some clouds rolling over and get moving north to south and dissipating as they move out of washington. nearly total sunshine today just a few clouds lingering early this morning. otherwise they are moving out of town. temperatures, 80 degrees already, 83 at reagan national, 78 at dulles 80 in martinsburg, 79 in culpeper, 82 in annapolis. heat advisory from 11:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. because it will feel like 105 degrees when you factor in the humidity. the excessive heat watch tomorrow for the vast majority of our viewing area. it will feel like 107-112 on saturday. that could be it upgraded to an excessive heat warning later on today for saturday. hot and humid today. we made it to 100 yesterday at
5:53 am
reagan national. no reason we cannot do the same today. the record is 103 today. tomorrow the record is 102. i think we may exceed that by a degree. sunday, the record is 100. i think we will be in the upper 90s on sunday. added cloud cover keeping temperatures a little at bay. slight chance of storms saturday afternoon. a better chance on the latter half of the day on sunday. on monday, mid 80's for the high temperature. looks like that trend will hold for all of next week. a big shift in the weather pattern dropping the temperatures back down a little below average for this time of year. the average high is 88, which is the warmest time all year. there's a chance of getting into somewhat of a damp weather pattern next week periodically. we could use the showers. let's go back to steve hershorn. with. >> 395 your duke street, moving
5:54 am
nicely northbound. -- near duke street. looks good in springfield at the 14th street bridge. the beltway at university boulevard in silver spring, moving pretty nicely. it was a report of an accident on the inner loop after university, but no delays by now. look for that heading towards college park, through silver spring after university of the inner loop. we still have route 1 closed south of university boulevard before campus drive with an ongoing police investigation. everything is open northbound. >> thank you. 77 degrees. >> a reporter gets
5:55 am
5:56 am
5:57 am
>> during some newscasts reporters in the field have been interrupted by strangers. >> a reporter in michigan was interrupted by a cat. >> live in east -- more details coming up. >> my goodness. she kept on going. that reporter was live outside of korea in grand rapids michigan, when this cat decided to make a cameo. the reporter later tweeted that
5:58 am
she's never again making eye contact with a cat. >> at least she knew what was jumping on her shoulder because that could have been scary. >> a stray cat. >> would you have been that calm. >> i would have been out of there. >> i would not have known what was going on. more coming up a 6:00. >> 1 weeks and deadly storms in the d.c. area. thousands remain without power. we have i should be arrested for
5:59 am
crimes against potted plant-kind. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro.

169 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on