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because domestic violence can never be tolerated. yvette: mr. ivey showed compassion. i felt like i could trust him. narrator: glenn ivey. as state's attorney, a proven leader. in congress, he'll combat domestic violence, and protect president obama's legacy. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message, because i'm on your side. >> from abc 7 news, this is a breaking news alert. >> breaking right now, police have made an arrest in a triple stabbing at a restaurant and lounge in prison -- birds -- prince george's county. one of the victims, a security guard. john gonzalez is live from police headquarters with the new information just in. melanie, good afternoon. the scene of the crime, 20 miles south of here at prince george's county police headquarters.
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detectives are processing the arrest of the man they say stabbed three other men early this morning. take a look at some of the video. martini restaurant and lounge in fort washington, it touts itself as an upscale spa in southern prince george's county. as they were closing the doors at 2:00 this morning, a fight spilled out onto the parking lot and two patrons were stabbed, as well as one of the bouncers who try to step in and break it all up. the three of don't men were treated at area hospitals this morning. they are expected to make full recoveries. the alleged armed man took off. again, only 10 hours later, police say they have someone behind bars. we spoke with a man who owns a business next to the lounge. he is also a frequent patron of the lounge. he doesn't fall his neighbors. it is highly unusual. this is one of the only nightclubs that allows live dance in prince george's county area.
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instances you have heard. john: we understand it was a crowded night. police spent some time this morning not only interviewing witnesses, but take a look at the video. there are surveillance cameras on a property. this place is open seven days a week. they are scheduled to reopen at 6:00 tonight. it is still unclear if any changes will be made to the schedule. reporting live, john gonzalez, abc seven news. melanie: we are learning new information about yesterday's deadly trained around and outside of philadelphia as crews continue to clean up from the scene. two people were killed, dozens of others injured after the train slammed into a backhoe on the tracks. amtrak service is getting back to normal today. now, authorities are trying to figure out why the ribbon was on the tracks in the first place. elizabeth hur has the latest developmentsn
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elizabeth: the head-on crash left parts of the train crushed and cars mangled with debris. >> all you could see was a lot of dirt and debris flying past the train. then there was a bunch of fire flashes. >> there was a fireball, a frightening few seconds. we didn't know what to do. multiple injuries reported. elizabeth: more than 300 people were on the train and 35 of them injured. a doctor in the first call got to work right away. >> take a deep rest, mutter a hope to god that i can handle whatever it is that comes my way. according to investigators, the southbound train slammed into a backhoe used for maintenance. the train could have been traveling up to 100 miles per hour. >> it is part of our investigation. we will be looking at the track structure and the work that was
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of the tobacco and supervisor were killed. officials say they are in the -- reviewing the data and video for answers. part of that investigation will be signals. also, why that new safety measure. elizabeth her, abc news, new york. we have had sunshine, mild temperatures, but are things about to change? doug hill is in the weather center with the forecast. doug: we are waiting for another cold front, but in the meantime, temperatures of warm genetically yesterday.lly day clouds have come and gone throughout the morning. , clouds going back in. i think we see more of that is the afternoon goes along. a cold front from the north and west. look at the numbers, how quickly they had jumped. 69 and reagan national, a bit cooler north and west.
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hagerstown. wind is gusty out of the southwest ahead of the front. that cameke high wind roaring through early saturday night and sunday. when gus close to 30 miles per hour. when directional change later today when the front comes through. we are looking for the temperature dropping later this afternoon when he front arrives. there could be scattered showers, isolated thunderstorms late afternoon and evening. there is the front moving to the southeast. even without a lot of sunshine, we could see enough moisture with this front come through, scattered showers and thunderstorms seem like the real deal later this afternoon. more on the timing of that in a few minutes. melanie: crews are still cleaning up. jeannette reyes is in arlington where one huge tree landed in a front yard. neighbors here in arlington woke up to quite a sight early this morning. take a look, the base of the tree is about three times my height.
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from strong wind. it is one the of the many effects of gusts up to 60 miles per hour. toay, we put in a call dominion tower. it was overwhelmed with widespread outages yesterday. at one point, 30,000 customers were without power. areas like fairfax, alexandria, springfield were the hardest hit. there were also numerous rope and polls. -- broken poles. it is when morning came the residence saw the power of mother nature. clock someone was looking out for that house. >> i'm shocked. it was huge. it miss that house. that is good news. people lived there. workednutive tower quickly to get the power back on before the vast majority of their customers, only 45 of them were still without power this morning. everything is back to normal for them. as for this family
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up. reporting in arlington, jeannette reyes. >> a big cleanup, for sure. let's check on traffic this noon. jamie sullivan has a look at the road. hopefully, no damage at your house. >> there was not. i'm happy to report that. take a look. i want to show you a few different cameras we have. the first one will be delays on a truck -- capital beltway. congestion through bethesda and silver spring closer to georgia avenue where they have a work -- you can see the crew set up here. this is the rent from it away to get to new hampshire avenue. they are blocking a right lane, but you can get buying right -- let's inside. let's move to the map and focus what we are seeing as far as the slowing. you can see through the area of chevy chase and bethesda in the 40's. as you approach silver spring, you drop down in the red. that is because of a works on inner loop. the outer loop's for prince george's county in the 20's
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park, same thing. we have some midday construction. we are in good shape traveling on 295 although we are seeing --e delays and a crash actually, not a crash, it is a will try. that is on the freeway heading eastbound your navy yard. a bit of slow traffic. d.c. police are investigating two armed robberies that appeared to be made. the first robbery happened yesterday around 4:30 p.m. in northeast. the other happened around 6:00 p.m. on 5th street in northwest. cases, the victim had responded to an online at for a vehicle for sale. once they arrived, they were led into an alley where the vehicle was supposedly located. additional suspects then appeared and rub them. police are looking for three armed men. visitation will be held for the virginia state trooper shot and killed at a bus station in richmond.
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shot at point blank range. police say the gunman, 34-year-old james brown was carrying 140 rounds ammunition. he was shot and killed by troopers. today's visitation will be held from 3:00 until 5:00 and from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. a liberty baptist church in hampton. his funeral will be held there tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.. henninger around the nation, california governor jerry brown will sign a bill raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour. the wage will rise slowly from its current $10 an hour over the next six years. it will increase further based on inflation beginning in 2024. an hour ago, presidential candidate hillary clinton join new york governor andrew cuomo for a minimum wage victory rally in new york. a dealate also reached to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. it was part of the 25th -- 16 budget package which legislators passed last week.
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toay, a judge clear the way put a $15 minimum-wage plan on the ballot. the former head of the d.c. chamber of congress to the board of elections for its attempt to put the issue before voters. the judge ruled against the elections, but they try to get the decision reversed. adc superior court judge rejected the challenge this morning. a major airline merger announced today could impact travel in our area. alaska air group is merging with virgin america after outfitting rival jetblue airways with a cash price of $2.5 billion. alaska air says the merger will increase its access to several airports including reagan national, jfk, and laguardia. this is the first airline merger in the u.s. since u.s. since u.s. airways an american combined in 2013. operations at newark liberty airport are back to normal after officials say a boiler room ceiling caught fire twice
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terminal b just after 1:00 a.m., forcing evacuations. firefighters quickly asked and wished it. then, delays wreak when -- rekindled, forcing a second evacuation. nobody was hurt. noon, up on abc 7 news at new fallout for a soccer star accused of drunk driving. the reaction from sponsors today. the race for the white house now tightening. the latest polls ahead of tomorrow's critical primary in wisconsin. we are not the only ones dealing with spring storms. the areas is expected to see significant snowfall today. doug is back with one hour rain will get here your his full forecast coming up on abc 7 news at noon.
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at noon on your side. dozens of boats started taking syrian refugees from greece to turkey. this follows a controversial and highly criticized deal with the european union to curb illegal immigration. turkey agreed to take in migrants that arrived in greece illegally after march 20 and those who either failed to apply for asylum or rigid -- were rejected. in return, turkey will send some of the syrian refugees to europe. one of the biggest international leaks ever has a lot of world leaders in trouble. the so-called panama papers expose how the world's wealthiest people hide their money. of heads ofnumber state, businessmen, and other wealthy people including the prime minister of iceland.
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100 news outlets the size of the documents for my panamanian law firm. us dry office is also investigating at least 800 people. new fallout from retired u.s. soccer star abbey one box arrest and dui charge in oregon. sponsors, mini usa, is withdrawing as for the automobile that features it. in a statement, the company said in part, this behavior is against the values we promote as an organization and the safety of everyone on the road is a priority here. she posted a statement on her facebook page apologizing to her family, friends, and fans. today, one of the greatest civil rights leaders in our nations history was assassinated. dr. martin luther king jr. was gunned down on the balcony of my a -- of a lorraine hotel. he was in memphis to support a strike from sanitation workers.
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confession. king was 39 years old. the race for the white house is tightening on the gop side. donald trump is looking to recover from a bad week. new polls show him trailing ted cruz after a controversial statement on abortion and one of his campaign managers was charged with assault. as democratic battle is just tight. bernie sanders and hillary clinton arnett can the get ahead of tomorrow's primary in wisconsin. clinton says she is not worried despite sanders recent win streak. the popularok at vote, i have close to 9 million votes. that is one million more than donald trump and 2.5 million more than senator sanders. inanie: the democrats are negotiation for another debate ahead of the big new york primary. that will be held in about two weeks. while we are bracing for colder weather around here, it is nothing compared to sno
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take a look. the national weather service says several inches could fall from buffalo to boston. overnight wet conditions in upstate new york led to a massive pileup involving three tractor-trailers, 16 cars, and a tour bus. in boston, a falling tree crashed onto a car, killing both people inside. trees aref the operating because the ground is so saturated with all of the rain. the strong wind also caused outages. in indianapolis, the wind gusts not digitally signed onto a car. the driver miraculously got out moments before. " there. what wewhen we compare are having with the rest of the country, we are doing ok. >> it is going to get windy and cold. the wind will not be quite the same level we saw late saturday and sunday morning. 55 to 60 miles per hour or higher in spots. tonight will be more like 45, 40 miles per hour. it wil
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month. now, we are continuing a trend into april. a look at bull run elementary school, 69 degrees in centerville. a lot of sunshine this morning, but clouds well in advance of the next cold front moving from the north-northwest. temperatures will warm up. when he front gets an later this afternoon, temperatures quickly start to head the other way. check out the numbers. 70 in fredericksburg and andrews. 69 in annapolis and washington. manassas at 68, 61 frederick. cooler north. in pennsylvania, down in the lower 50's because of this cold front that is moving in our direction. not quite the same direction of travel as the one saturday night. similar, coming in ahead of a big push of canadian high-pressure which will clear us out tomorrow. we talking about high temperatures tomorrow in the mid 40's first close to 70 right now. watch for that. it will affect parts of the rush hour this afternoon and this evening. here, line of showers developing on the front as it pushes to the southeast.
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west to east along the front. the net result will be a big change in the weather pattern. we are having them every other day. south, southwesterly wind warning us up, even with cloud cover. by 5:00 this afternoon, showers are isolated, when will switch direction to the northwest and start pouring in cold air. be squalls and showers in the higher elevations out to the west of the metro area. the rain will push off, skies will clear, and it will give very windy and chilly. so much so that we have a frost advisory in effect for seven maryland and all of the areas, the majority of the viewing area and purple under a freeze wine tonight. we will have temperatures, 28, 32 degrees widespread run the area. downtown, 33. lots of subfreezing temperatures with gusty wind. wind will gust over 25 miles per hour at times. there will be windchill to deal with even through the day tomorrow. the forecasted a, 70% chance of showers and storms. tomorrow, only in the 40's. it will be cold.
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chance of rain thursday, 62. we will keep a close eye on that. as we get through the end of the week, another strong cold front will come through and drop temperatures on saturday, trying to warm up a bit again on sunday. it is one of these days where we take two steps forward with the temperatures and one step back and a repeat process. spring will get here. real spring weather, just not quite yet. melanie: the ups and downs a springtime. we need the umbrella, then the park is. --then we need the park is parkas. your trivia. jeopardy is filming this week and we have a look behind the scenes that you don't want to miss, coming up next.
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melanie: as you can see from our live camera, the quiz show is getting ready for the taping right here in the nation's capital. we have a line the scenes look. >> good afternoon. set up as well underway at constitution hall. you can see the equipment is starting to come in. the jeopardy crews arrived overnight. five some is yesterday, another seven today. it is going to take a lot to get everything ready. let me take you inside the constitution also you can kind of see the process which is already underway. as we walk up here, you can see the stage is set. right now, they have the lighting and they are working on lighting and sound. in the noon hour, they will lift those lights up and a little later this
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working on the game boards which is really cool. if you want to watch this entire process, kill some time at work today on a monday when you don't want to work, look at this over here. we have this go pro camera setup. it is streaming 24/7 during the entire set of process -- set a process for jeopardy. just go to our website, there's a notification at the top of the page that says click here to watch jeopardy getting set up with the constitution hall. watch the lights,. what i think is cool, run 1:30 today is when they start the game board construction. that will last until 6:30, then they start the floor construction. look at constitution hall right now. it doesn't look like it is ready for jeopardy quite yet. by thursday, they will be done. a start rehearsals on friday, tapings start on saturday. if you want tickets, it is sold out. we can get you win by waking up with good morning washington tomorrow morning around 5:45. you could win vip tickets
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here when jeopardy is in d.c.. inside constitution hall, a count down to jeopardy in d.c.. i'm kidd o'shea. back to you. melanie:
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>> hi, i'm chris harrison, your host to the all-new "who wants to be a millionaire." that's right. this season, we're changing things up. no more easy answers, no more shortcuts. just a single player hoping to walk out of here with $1 million. one person answering the question, "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ hello, everybody, i'm chris harrison. welcome to the show. are you guys ready to play "who wants to be a millionaire"? [cheers and applause] all right. our first contestant's name literally means "celebration." hopefully there's some foreshadowing in that. from las vegas, nevada, please welcome "see-mi" lipsman. [cheers and applause] >> hi, chris, how you doing? >> hello, how are you? >> i'm doing good. you pronounced my name wrong,

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