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death at a bus stati leon: breaking news from richmond, where a state trooper was shot and killed at the greyhound bus station. alison: the shooting unfolding in front of terrified travelers. we have just learned the state troopers identity come his name chad dermyer, and he leaves behind a wife and two children. leon:
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a lot of questions remain. richard reeve is live in richmond with the investigation happening now. on, as you can see, the investigation continues, still a very active scene. this began as a police exercise that ended in deadly gunfire. this greyhound bus terminal is now a crime scene. >> i heard a, and then everyone got on the ground. richard: virginia state troopers mourned the loss of one of their own. >> it's incredibly difficult tonight that i announce the loss of virginia state policeman chad dermyer. tuesday --30 p.m. thursday, they were conducting a exerciserdiction inside print up the greyhound terminal very busy at this time. trooper dermyer
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approached a man. there was a brief conversation, then the man pulled out a handgun and opened fire. two other troopers returned fire and shot the gun man. it was a terrifying scene, between five and 10 shots during the exchange. >> the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot chad multiple times. he continued firing his weapon as two other state police troopers returned fire. >> this guy pushed me on the ground and he said, crawl, crawl. we got outside and he said, ok, run with me. i will not let you died today. let's not die today. and the trooper dermyer gun man both died from their wounds at vcu hospital. struck bywere also gunfire, but civilians, both expected to survive. they still have no motive why this person did this. they
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mourning for the fallen trooper. richard reeve, abc 7 news. leon: developing now, the police name the suspect in a stabbing at a metro station. they say that daniel brown, a newspaper vendor, stab somebody at the addison road metro station. "washingtonng out post express" papers when he and the victim started arguing. brown is wanted for attempted murder. alison: materials used in explosive training found on a loudoun county public school bus , and where these explosives were from a training program. jonathan elias has the developments in the story. troubling developments -- the explosive training material was found on a school bus at briarwood's high school. the school system said it was not dangerous, that is what they are telling everybody. it was found in the engine co
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a canine bomb detection training program that has been suspended until a complete review can be done to figure out what went wrong. school officials met with the sheriff's office and cia to talk about what happened. the material was in service two days before it was discovered. the school bus serves three schools. the district is contacting parents of students who may have been on the school bus. that is the latest from the satellite center. alison: jonathan, thank you. new information about the gunfire at the visitor center of monday.tal 60 six-year-old larry dawson is accused of pointing a weapon at the police which ended with him being shot by an officer. he could face 30 years in prison. leon: new at 11:00 -- myself,ed to protect but there is no wa
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many people. robbed and attacked by a group of young people on the metropolitan branch trail tuesday at 4 p.m. tonight he is talking about the scary ordeal as they search for the kids responsible. jay korff has the story. this trail has been the site of attacks in the past we have covered. jay: indeed it has come in number of times. this one happened just behind me. the person who was attacked, the victim pointed out something -- check this out, there is a railing on one side of the trail. it is not like you can jump immediate lay down if you are confronted. if you are confronted on the other side there is a fence with spikes. trapped.hers get the metropolitan branch trail is forpular stretch pedestrians, secularists, and runners that kenexa d.c. with maryland.
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robberies and assaults. >> i was walking in this direction. jay: it happened tuesday afternoon near t street in northeast. >> one of them reached out and slapped me. jay: he ran after the rider. after catching up, he was confronted by 15 to 20 boys on bikes. me,omebody sucker punched and then they just started raining down hits. i managed to grab one of them and slammed him against the fence. jay: at that point, the teenagers backed off and rode off. he went to the hospital with multiple broken bones and lacerations. >> makes me feel like my head is under pressure. if i you on or swallow, my head feels like it's coming back. jay: if he could talk now, he would tell them that violence solves nothing. >> just shocked that a group of kids who w
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be so angry. jay: it was not only assaults, his cell phone was stolen. he is hoping for justice. so far, no arrests. jay korff, abc 7 news. leon: scattered rain showers tonight, continuing for some of us through tomorrow, but will we have a wet morning commute? that is last thing we need after the traffic issues today. steve: early tomorrow morning, showers, some embedded thunderstorms. futurecast overnight into early tomorrow morning, i will pause this, 8:30 a.m., just a few scattered showers. the further south, may have rumbles of thunder. in the afternoon, the final band will move through. you will need the umbrella part of the day, not the entire day. daytime high near 80 degrees. more about that,
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expect for significantly cooler weekend ahead. alison: steve, thank you. new developments in the shooting by fairfax county police officer. the will be able to tell jury that the officer was angry about his failing marriage at the time of the shooting. according to prosecutors, torres was so distraught after having an argument with his wife three times as he drove to the house the day of the shooting. outside of his springfield home after a standoff with the police. torres has been charged with second degree murder. leon: road closures paralyze traffic during rush hour because of the nuclear security summit underway. world'sting feature the top leaders in washington, several roadways shut down surrounding the convention center and will not be reopened until saturday. the metro station will stay close through most of tomorrow as well.
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street closures, go to wjla.com. late supreme court justice antonin scalia a plus memory will live on a george mason university. the school announced it will name its law school the antonin scalia a school of law at george mason university. the name still needs to be approved by the state council of higher education for virginia. leon: a high-profile meeting for donald trump today, sitting down and the committee chairman also gathered foreign-policy advisers with him at the sight of his new hotel on pennsylvania avenue. his opponents are staging new attacks after his comments about women who have abortions should be punished. trump has backpedaled on those remarks. alison: late last year, larry maryland governor larry hogan threw his support behind chris christie. we know that chris christie now supports donald trump, but don't expect hogan to do the same. 1 >
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donald trump. no planse said he has to attend the summer republican convention in cleveland. hogan gave no indication of who he will vote for in maryland's april 26 primary. isn: a silver spring man safe at home thanks to a cell phone and the dedication of police officers from several departments. they found him alive but cold in his partially submerged car late last night. his wife called the police when her husband and not return home after a doctor's visit. the police called him and using clues that he gave them, he fat -- they found his car under a bridge near the aberdeen proving grounds. >> by the time we got to him, his legs were cramped. leon: an officer carried him to shore. doctors treated for him for hypothermia at the hospital area the water was 52 degrees at the time of the rescue. he is now ok.
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alabama. conversations between a governor and his aid and calls for his resignation. plus -- roz: brazen these
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leon: something that is becoming all too familiar now -- tires stolen as criminals strike a busy commuter lot again. alison: it happened in woodbridge this week, and is not the first time. roz plater is live with what is being done. roz? in january, the police were using undercover officers to patrol the lot and cameras. we spotted a surveillance camera in one portion of the lot, but brazen thieves vandalized a car right near the cameras. it is sadly a story we have told you many times. workters coming back from finding all
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imagine the frustration. this man did not want to reveal his identity. >> we expect to be safe. i'm at work all day. i expected come back to my car and a lot that is safe so i can go home. roz: 12 cars were damaged this time around. this honda had a car locks, so a thief smashed the window instead and stole a stereo. >> broad daylight this is happening. it's surprising. roz: in january, there was another hit, and there have been similar thefts since previous+ october. it sits just off i-95, more than 2000 commuters use it daily. it is patrolled by prince william county police. >> they need cops patrolling the area, they need cameras. this is ridiculous. roz: we found what appears to be a temporary surveillance camera
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cars were vandalized this time. >> we have to earn a living. it's hard. roz: the commuters said she may start driving all the way into d.c. and paying to park so she does not go through this again. and areed out to vdot still awaiting a response. alison: the governor of alabama is in hot water tonight, groups calling for him to resign after what is being called suggestive conversations with a top aide. she is resigning, but he is staying put and denying they had an affair, this after a recording of their alleged conversation that was released by the state's former top law enforcement officer. audible] alison: the governor was married at the time of the conversation. one state lawmaker says he will introduce legislation calling
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picture of severe weather damage across the country. at least six tornadoes have touchdown in the past 24 hours. many buildings were damaged or destroyed. power was knocked out to a wide area. that looks salacious. alison: awful. steve: the strong storms, as they move towards the east, they are remaining well to the south, so no worriesthere. with the rush-hour commute tomorrow morning, a little bit of rain goes a long way. let's take a look at the month of march. note, thea warm fourth longest march on record, and they have been keeping record since 1871. five days below average, the rest above average. today, another above-average
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day, 74 degrees. the average list time of year is 61. i show you the average daytime high that would normally occur during the afternoon. , 11:20 p.m., and we are still over 70 degrees. upper 60's winchester and culpeper. and southerlyr wind will keep us mild overnight, meaning a big warm-up tomorrow. things will change late tomorrow afternoon into tomorrow night. 60's and 70's off to the west. further north and west, this is the dividing line with the cooler air arriving in chicago, where temperatures are 47 degrees. will feel the colder air here by sunday. we will really feel it. a satellite and radar, scattered showers limited right now, not amounting to a lot. moving through the overnight, the showers become more numerous , nighttime lows anywhere from 57 to 65.
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of the south at 10 to 15. the futurecast, by about 10:00 tomorrow, moderate rain across the district into arlington, alexandria. the further south you go, don't be surprised if you hear rumbles of thunder. keep in mind this is just a computer simulation. it may arrive a little earlier later, but grab the umbrella heading out the door, you will need it at some point in the morning and again through the afternoon. clearing by noontime. outdoor recess for most of the kids, with the exception of extreme western maryland. the final band moves to read about 2 p.m., 3 p.m. grabbed the umbrella walking home from those bus stop again, and then you can put it away for a f hmore rain on the way southn maryland 8 a.m. going to the farmers market early saturday, the kids baseball practice, lacrosse, not so great, at least not early on.
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the wind changes direction, and we are talking about the potential of snowflakes around elkins, west virginia. nothing like that for the immediate metro. 80 degrees the high tomorrow, showers and thunderstorms. lower 60's saturday. only 50 sunday. we have the cherry blossom 5k run, it will be dreadful in terms of the temperatures and the wind. the windchill factor will be in the upper 20's, lower 30's. alison: are you going to be running. steve: nope! alisonleon: the colonials did se running tonight. robert: yeah, gw taking the hardware home, their first nit championship at madison square garden. they say character is what you do when no one is watching. david trone banned the b so people who've paid their debt to society could have a chance. and fought so hard for criminal justice reform,
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robert: gw did not make it to the ncaa tournament, but they managed to the nit final tonight against bel pre so -- against valparaiso at madison square garden. the basket in the foul. hart, thef, matt three from long-distance. everything was falling for the colonials. later, kevin larson, the pretty past two joe we donnell, finishes down low with a reversal stop 76-60 the final, george washington wins the nit championship for the first time in school history. , but wee not there yet are playing against some of the best coaches in the history of the game. >> it literally means the world to us. our
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families, this will be one of the best memories of my life. robert: pot roast is heading north. according to multiple reports, terrance knighton and the patriots agreed to a one-year deal. he played with the redskins last season and they were talking before ultimately taking the deal with the patriots. formerton announced broncos and 49ers tight end davis will be sign to way when your contract. he played his high school ball at dunbar before starting with the terps. , a fly balle towards the wall, straightaway centerfield. sprints back, leaps, making the over the shoulder catch the warning track. showing everyone why he o
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twins wn 7-4. the countdown to first pitch, everything you need to get ready -- nationals opening day, saturday night at 7 p.m., right here. and michigan state's forntinebeat out oklahoma the ap player of the year. shocking. leon: could not lose with either one. alison: a real winner still to come, because all kids dream of having a successful lemonade stand, right? this recipe takes it to a new level.
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leon: she is a successful entrepreneur and she is only 11 years old. she struck a deal with whole foods to sell her lemonade. it is our great grandmother's recipe. after being stung by two bees in one week, she decided to use the honey in her lemonade. her drink landed her on the hit show "shark tank,"
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today's deal. it will be sold in dozens of whole foods stores across the country. alison: fantastic. good for her. i have to try that. leon: good thing she did not get stung by jellyfish. alison: that would have been more difficult.
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degrees, raindrops and possibly thunderstorms in the morning and early afternoon. clearing.aturday, sunday, near 50 degrees. the windchill factors only in the upper 30's, upper 20's, lower 30's. eileen whelan is in bright and early and will track the morning showers. leon: jimmy kimmel live is next. alison: have a great night.
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