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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] we begin in the district this name. two teens have been arrested in an attack on a decorated marine. we first brought to the story last week. stephen is live with the new developments. a 17-year-old male and female arrested and charged in connection with the incident that
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this mcdonald's. we have some video of the assault, which sparked outrage. the teenagers surrounded a marine. they taunted him with comments about black lives matter. when he ignored them, they called him a racist and assaulted him as he left. this is how he expressed his reaction to the arrests. >> i am happy. these people are caught, they cannot tack anymore people in the city. that is good, not just for myself, but everyone else in the city. stephen: the 17-year-old male charged with aggravated assault and the female charged with robbery. they are about to appear in juvenile court. marquez expects more arrests are imminent. jummy:
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george's county. a storage facility has caught fire. this video is coming in to the news room. it broke out at the fort knox storage facility on depot lane. we do not know how much was damaged or how the fire was started. we will keep you updated. we want to update you on something everyone is dealing with. the weather. keep the rain gear handy. chance of showers continues tonight and onto tomorrow, round two will be here with the possibility of strong thunderstorms. doug: we are going to see areas of heavy rain at times tomorrow. can moderate downpours, you see the back edge west of the metro areas. the next couple of hours, this will move northeast and then drizzle and low clouds for the evening. a lot more rain coming our way. a storm center
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over east texas. this low is moving out and as we get into the effects of that storm system farther south and west, we will see warmer temperatures move in. the rain will become steady and heavy through the day. andxpect thunderstorm potentially heavy thunderstorms as we get through the afternoon and evening hours. futurecast, through early tomorrow morning, rain will spread through the area. heavier rain to the west. through the afternoon, some of the heavy rain will move from our area with isolated thunderstorms. movewing that, it will out. thursday we will turn cooler and get clearing. rainfall potential is impressive. by the time it wraps up thursday morning, we could have two inches. 2.7 in manassas. the heaviest for this system will be through most of our viewing area. , coming up. ahead jummy:
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on a fairfax county school bus. a 12-year-old girl was groped and assaulted by a fellow student. this happened months ago. concerned parents want to know why they are just now finding out about it. fairfax county police say there are surveillance cameras showis bus that clearly this 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted for over 10 minutes. it happened three months ago here at glasgow middle school. parents are trying to figure out why they are finding out today. according to a search warrant obtained by abc 7 news, this tune was walking to the back of slappedwhen a classmate her on the back side and then penned her to the floor, straddling her. student held her feet down, the girl yelling stop the entire time. why was thetion, bus driver not on board at
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i would not want anything to happen to her. we were talking about it because we saw you on the news. she knew a bunch of her friends were going to say she was probably asking for it. concerned that would be the attitude of the students in the school because nobody asks for something like this. john: we have been reaching out to school officials. withdid send out a letter students yesterday, indicating that both boys were not arrested when this happened. they were suspended and an investigation started immediately. they were also subjected to counseling. today, both boys now face sexual battery. in fairfax county, john gonzalez. back to you. inmy: new developments prince george's county where officials are forming a new task force to protect children. it comes after ace will and church v
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with producing child pornography with at least 17 children, some as young as nine years old. we are learning new information about that case. reyes has the details. jeanette: the scandals continue. officials are set to make a big announcement in just a matter of hours. take a look here behind me. this is where many of these incidents happened. a former school volunteer produced child pornography with many of the students here on school grounds, during school hours. we are learning from prince ,eorge's county public schools they are creating a student safety task force to improve the screenings to catch red flags from anyone who comes in contact with students. teachers,des students, prosecutors, and chi
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this comes as the number of victims grows to 17. the task force is set to meet on march 1. the big announcement we are waiting on is set to be made at 2:30 this afternoon. angelo also broke and other officials will be present. we will have that coming up at abc 7 news at 4:00. at a princeren george's county day care were sent home after an suv slammed into their building. no one inside was hurt. this is at the rising generation's early learning center. the 9700 block of prince place in largo. look at the damage inside. the driver suffered minor injuries. no children were hurt. --word what led to the crash no word on what led to the crash. we want to get a check on the roadways. jamie sullivan joins us with the traffic watch. jamie:
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be wet. nothing major to worry about. i am happy to report we do not have big crashes. south on 95, we are in the 50's without big issues for you. along the capital beltway, we are in great shape crossing the bridge. same thing crossing the american legion bridge. in maryland, no delays on 270. metro, blue line, scheduled track road. -- track work. you can transfer to the blue and orange lines to continue your trip. a live look outside shows you it is wet. we are going to start on the capital beltway near connecticut avenue. on the interstates is where you will have road spray. city streets, not much to worry about. a
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vehicles. keep in mind you may see that. the side roads, just a few puddles to watch out for. jummy: thank you. the washington monument is back open this noon. the park service shut it down over the weekend because of an elevator issue. the damage was done by a contractor working on an unrelated issue. repairs have now been made and at 10:00ent reopened this morning. coming up, the new proposal to close the prison at guantanamo bay. we have details on the new proposal. republican presidential candidates are rallying voters. we have the latest. with the be back potential storm tomorrow and our next chance to see the sun.
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jummy: we want to get back to breaking news. a two alarm fire at a self storage facility in upper marlboro brad bell is on the scene. we are on the scene of a roaring fire at a self storage unit. it started at about 1130 -- 11:30 this afternoon. multiple units involved. prince george's county fire department having to call a second alarm, bring in extra firefighters. see them cutting through the metal to try to get water on the blaze. we have seen in setting up hoses to try to get enough water in here to fight the fire. we see heavy flames.
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this under control. anythingarly to know about the cause. we are not aware of any injuries. building.commercial we will bring you the latest on abc 7 throughout the afternoon. from brad bell. president obama unveiled the administration's proposal to close the prison at guantanamo bay. the plan faces an uphill fight in congress. republicans and many democrats oppose relocating detainees to military facilities in the united states. it harms our partnership with allies and other countries. when i talk to other world leaders, they bring up the fact that guantanamo is not resolved. prisoners,e are 91 down from a high of 700 near the mid to thousands. closing the
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near the mid-2003 candidates are hoping to grab more delegates in the early caucuses. in las vegasd is with the breakdown. -- scott film is in las vegas with the breakdown. >> jeb bush dropped out. when we were here two months ago, there were still 14 in the race. it could dwindle more after tonight's results. 30 delegates are up for grabs and it has been a couple -- a wild couple of days. ted cruz asking for the resignation of his communications director after he sent out social media that misrepresented marco rubio.
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donald trump, casting doubt over ando rubio's citizenship eligibility to become president even though he was born in the united states. double digitss up in about every major poll. one has him up 26 points in nevada. polls and caucuses do not always match up perfectly. that was the case in iowa. will it happen again here? from las vegas, scott schuman -- scott thuman. jummy: bernie sanders is holding a rally in virginia. he is an norfolk, one week ahead of the virginia primaries. he plans to discuss getting big money out of politics and making college affordable. contestcrats's next
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saturday. we are helping you find hidden money that belongs to you, something we all want. tonight, the team hosting a phone bank on unclaimed assets, whether it is money left in a bank account, valuables left and -- left on a bank deposit boxes. when incurred you to call to find out if you have a little necessary waiting for you. i am going to have to put that number in my pocket and see if i have money. doug: did you miss place a million dollars? things like this before. it is amazing how much money is actually out there. we look forward to that report. it is cold. temperature, 43.
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rain. this is a lookup a lot a high school, laurel. a current temperature of 41 degrees. the rain will end there. in most places, the next few hours. keeping our eyes northwest, especially in higher elevations. is hanging tough. it is not out of the question. high elevations might have to deal with freezing drizzle. see me later today with an advisory for freezing rain, you know what that is about. out thiswill move afternoon. drizzle will be left behind. droplets are so tiny that the power, the microwave signal blows right through it. rain out, the drizzle in. this develops over east
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texas. in those well to the west. there will be places in wisconsin, iowa, might get heavy snow out of this. most everybody will get rain. some severe weather as well. our futurecast looks to stay in the drizzle he -- the drizzle pattern. headext storm system will to our west. through the afternoon, showers, thunderstorms, some heavy, some beer. that is not out of the question. rainfall totals from the system today and tomorrow, and tomorrow, two inches in the metro area. over 2.5, manassas. bere is a chance there will severe weather tomorrow over eastern north carolina. a slight chance, southern maryland. out an isolated severe thunderstorm across our viewing area. things improve throughout our area.
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mid 40's on saturday. next storm, will bring us rain by monday. jummy: that means summer is on the way. thank you. bed, a shower and a cocktail bar are the perks of the emirates luxury airbus. flights are now available from dulles. >> she is a norm us. wingspan. the most impressive area of the plane, the inside. welcome to the first class cabin. look at the fresh food they offer you. a big screen tv. even a minibar.
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could possibly ask for. when you are ready to go to sleep, you kick back, you lie your ownyou can shut privacy doors and go to sleep. you will need to refresh a bit. in this areao sit of the plane, a flight will run you about $25,000. if you cannot afford first class, you have business class with a stocked bar. not want to sit in your seat, hang out with your fellow passengers. you can sit down with me in economy. it may look like any other cabin, but they seats are bigger than most airplanes. they offer 2500 channels of entertainment. you
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offer you unlimited alcohol in coach. not much better than that. to head off to divide, you can sit in one of these seats for about 700 bucks. daily flights leave at 11:00 from dulles. jummy: no big deal.
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the u.s. department of health and human services revealing the number of women undergoing the double mastectomy has tripled. women are choosing them at a younger age. dr. jennifer ashton talks about the findings this morning on "gma." her current or death after being treated versus treatment with radiation is the same. >> that is surprising. jummy: women are more likely to take it if they have a genetic mutation. coming up,
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jummy: rain for the rest of the day. doug: the next couple of hours. area.l show you the main starting tomorrow, the storm system in the lower left-hand side comes in. look how much warmer, almost 20 degrees warmer. windy, partly cloudy. we will check out the updated weekend outlet at 4:00. jummy: thank you. thank you for joining us.
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