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announcer: now, abc 7 news at noon. jummy: learning about a fire in anne arundel county. two people died in this fire. let's head to brad bell. he is live on the scene with the latest. the victims have not been
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identified. what we are hearing is it is a mother and a middle school-aged child who died in this house fire. it started in the back. it began consuming the house, moving to the front. we can show you some video. this happened about 1:45, 2:00 a.m. this morning. the flames were reaching high into the trees. andfire department arrived were told two people were in the house. the firefighters went into the front bedrooms to try to make a rescue, but it was too late. the firefighters getting out just in the neck of time. they had to sound an evacuation because the fire was growing so fast. a neighbor has never seen anything like this. i got here, we were across the street. we saw the back of the house was
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in flames. it was moving quickly forward. there were firemen inside the house. they were busting out the windows to vent it. it was engulfed. fire investigators have been on the scene. it does not appear to be suspicious. they are still in the early stage of the investigation, so they cannot tell us the cause. this is the 11th and 12th for talladega this year and the third time more than one person in anne in a fire arundel county this year. we are going to try to stay on it. in severna park, brad bell, abc 7 news. jummy: an internal investigation under way in fairfax county. this is video that appears to
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show a police officer using a stun gun on a suspect. jeannette reyes has the latest. jeanette: an investigation is underway. this video is getting hundreds of thousands of views. look at the images. this happened thursday afternoon in franconia. in the video, you can see the police officer is talking to the men. as he turns his back to the officer to put his hands on the the officer can see hold up the taser and point it at him. then, you hear the pop. it is the sound of the taser being deployed. witnesses start to scream. the officer yells at the man to roll over. is very brief. the video only 15 seconds. we do not know what happened before or after the recording. directed of police has
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the department of internal affairs to conduct an investigation into what happened. we are putting in phone calls as well, trying to get information. will release information, an update on what is going on, as well as the ongoing investigation. police plan to update the montgomery county -- on the use of body cameras. year, the general assembly passed a bill creating a commission on body cameras. the commission is required to report its findings to maryland state police training commission by thursday. trending now, expecting to hear from the national about the fight in the dugout as we take a look outside. nationals are out of the playoff hunt after the incident during the game against the phillies. in the bottom of the eighth,
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when bryce is coming back to the dugout, he and jonathan start exchanging words. watch here. later, a goes downhill. the teammates fight. they play down the scuffle. we are expecting to hear from the team about this incident later. .et's look outside we will head to jacqui jeras. she has a check of the forecast. jacqui: take a look at that picture. a little bit of sunshine. the nooneautiful over hour. this is our one window of the day where we will have, despite all of the gloom and cloudiness we have had all morning long. temperatures warming up. 78 degrees. the wind will have a southeasterly component. humid and on the muggy side. cooler in some of our western
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suburbs, where the fog was lingering. 66, cumberland. 73, manassas. the rain showers have been holding west of the blue ridge. that is where they will stay for the better part of today. i could not rule out a shower in the metro, but more sick forget rain in the seven day forecast -- more significant rain and the seven day forecast. cooling back down through the 70's. we will time out some heavy rain in the next 24 to 48 hours. we will look at your super moon eclipse pictures. that is coming up. jummy: all right, jacqui, thank you. metro, major service changes to the blue, orange, and silver lines. this follows a transformer fire that caused a slowdown at the state or -- the stadium armory station.
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riders.ds up for you changes could impact your commute. we are outside the stadium armory station. we see a bus dropping people off. this is where the focus is going to be. station, itat this services orange, blue, and so over line trains. that will change tomorrow morning. a skip stop strategy will be in place. during rush-hour, only blue line trains will stop here. orange and silver line trains will pass through without stopping. this will only happen during rush-hour. when metrorail opens until about 10:00 in the morning, and again from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. mid day and evening, all trains will make the stop. other changeso metro put into place friday. orange and silver line trains running eight minutes instead of
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six. the number of eight car trains has increased. this comes after stop and go riding for many people, as well werengestion that riders experiencing as a result of the transformer fire last week. crews are working to get those repairs fixed and get everything back online. you, makeo easy come the congestion less, blue line trains will be the only ones stopping at stadium armory tomorrow morning. brianne carter, abc 7 news. let's get a check on how things are looking this then. jamie joins us. start offare going to with metro. traveling on the red line towards glenmont, we have delays. that is because of a an earlier issue. are residual delays.
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as far as the capital beltway, we are clear. not seeing a lot. traveling in the area of college sark, continuing south toward the springfield interchange, no delays. we are issue-free as far as crashes on the toll road, and a 66 on the beltway. drop down in you the single digits because of afternoon roadwork. nothing out of the ordinary. near sycamore street, this will give you a better idea of the sluggish ride we have. it is about a mile and a half you will be's bid -- you will be sitting in the slow traffic. single up from the digits in the 40's and 50's. no problem spots in maryland. montgomery county is quiet. 270 looks good. jummy, back to you. moved to vote 2016
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news. donald trump revealed his tax reform plan for the nation. elected, he would set a zero rate for low income americans. individuals making less than $25,000 and couples making less than $50,000 would not pay federal taxes. he would also cut corporate taxes. now to a potential shakeup for the race for the white house. a new poll has donald trump and dr. ben carson in a statistical tie. and carsonved 21% received twice percent of pollsters. hillary clinton's lead is down seven points. if joe biden does not enter the 15%. clinton's lead grows
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congress has 72 hours to reach a deal on the federal budget. johnlicans signaled boehner's announcement that he is stepping down will make it easier for lawmakers to get a deal done. president obama is addressing the unit nations today. his speech comes hours before he is set to sit down with russian president vladimir putin. it is the first time they have met in over a year. carla is that the u.n. meeting in new york. 70 years after the founding of the united nations, it is worth reflecting on what together, the members of this body have helped to achieve. carla: president obama telling u.n. members they must work together. esther obama saying the world cannot go back to the "old orde
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r" where might makes right and countries can turn their back on the rest of the world. obama: pursue a path of cooperation over conflict. carla: the work of the u.n. is still incomplete. see the collapse of strong men and fragile states breeding conflict and driving men, women, and children across borders. carla: he is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with vladimir putin. it is the first in over a year. on the agenda, the buildup of troops in ukraine and support of bashar al-assad. admitting the current u.s. strategy of arming and training u.s. syrian rebels -- of training syrian rebels is --.
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his speeches can it -- scheduled to take place later today. coming up at noon, from prison to employee to inmate. the woman who helped two men escape custody in new york. how long she will spend behind bars. why taxi drivers are protesting. we are looking to a wet start to the week. jacqui is back.
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announcer: you are watching abc 7 news at noon, on your side. jummy: the former prison employee who helped two men escape will spend seven years behind bars. joyce mitchell admitted to smuggling in tools that helped richard matt and david sweat break out of prison. the escape set off a three-week manhunt. it left matt dead and sweat wounded. new details and the volkswagen emissions scandal. ors haverosecut opened up a probe into their ex ceo. he resigned last week. the automaker was warned twice not to use software that enabled it to cheat on diesel emissions tests. the day ahead, taxi drivers protesting taxicab commissions.
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claim it takes 16 to 20 hour work days to afford the expenses to be a driver. it costs $700 to get licensed. the cars they rent are they most dangerous to the public and the environment. the pope departed from philadelphia last night. he told reporters what surprised him the most was the warmth of the people, saying d.c. was warm, but formal. new york was exuberant and philadelphia was demonstrative. new this noon, nasa says it has solved a mystery about mars that could revolutionize the way we think about it. mars contains frozen and liquid water on its barren surface under certain circumstances.
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planet not be dry, arid we thought it was in the past. evidence foro wrong -- there has been no evidence for water until now. it is through multiple spacecraft and multiple years of observation we have been able to make this discovery of water on mars. jummy: a paper on this discovery today. released a unique site in the skies this weekend. this is a picture from brooke clark in fredericksburg, virginia. this is the super moon lunar eclipse. it is an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year. sending in been those pictures. if you have pictures you want to send us, send them to us at pi cs@wjla.com. a great day for
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space. the last 24 hours. the red-looking son, the news from mars. jacqui: it increases the odds there could be life. all kinds of -- jummy: over my head. too much for me to think about. jacqui: let's think about the d.c. area. a few important things to know about. picture from the belle haven country club i alexandria. a little bit of blue sky popping out. that will allow temperatures to heat up a bit. temperatures.r 72, ashburn. 76, centreville. 75, springfield. 76, waldorf. the clouds are broken in a few locations. the farther west, more sock in
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you are going -- more socked in you are going to be. chances of getting rain in the metro are low. coming next are going to be significant changes. a couple of different things i am going to be watching. across theld front upper midwest. that will approach the mid-atlantic by tomorrow. in addition to that, this moisture you are seen, this is tropical moisture from the gulf of mexico. that will get ahead of the front and head towards washington dc -- head towards washington, d.c. this is tropical depression number 11, it has a chance of becoming the next main tropical storm. that would be joaquin. as we head towards the weekend, that could bring us another round of significant rain showers.
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today, quiet. cloudy and mild. an isolated shower possible. heading through tonight, a stray shower here or there. looking for a wet and to the day tomorrow. look at our futurecast. 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. notice the heavy showers. we could get a few rumbles of thunder. that will last through the evening and overnight hours on your tuesday. the models have been trending to dry us up sooner rather than later on wednesday. wednesday morning chance of rain is just in the morning hours. best chance for a dry day is thursday. i cannot rule out a chance of a shower. much cooler temperatures to end the week. temperatures will drop to the 60's for highs on friday and saturday. jummy: thank you. coming up, one of
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jummy: whether in a bowl or a burrito, carnitas are back at chipotle restaurants. the mexican food chain stopped serving pork in january. one of its suppliers of its suppliers violated its animal welfare standards. a cloudy and gloomy monday for you. jacqui is back with a look at
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jummy: the weather today -- not too bad. jacqui: sunshine here and there. warm and muggy. an isolated shower west. the big show comes late tomorrow and into the early morning hours of wednesday. a big cool by the end of the week. some changes in the timing of the heavy rain. steve is in for doug hill tonight. catch him at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. we will track the latest on the cool down later this week. highs only in the 60's. jummy: at least is defriend for for the lastdecent nats game of the year. have a great day.
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