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leon: a maryland state trooper in critical condition, hurt in a multicar crash that shut down all the brains of the beltway and tied up traffic for hours. alison:
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caused all of this wreckage. when you see the pictures of the crash come you understand why the trooper remains in critical condition. it was a terrible crash. happened, the trooper was sitting in his car, writing a report, gathering information, when he was struck from behind twice. the damage to the crushed police cruiser is hard to look at. >> this was a terrible crash. richard: the trooper terribly injured by the impact of the es on the left. at 2 p.m., the trooper was sitting in his cruiser investigating an earlier crash. in front of him was a car come in front of that a tow truck. just to the north, the driver identified as a 60-year-old from new jersey was involved in a four car accident. the three other vehicle stayed on the scene.
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mercedes through traffic, rear ending the trooper. moments later, a tow truck slammed into the back of the , pushing it almost on top of the cruiser, the trooper trapped inside. that iss struck twice, why they are very severe and serious injuries. richard: another tow truck driver and good samaritan saw what happened, pulling the vehicle off the cruiser, clearing the way for emergency crews to pull the trooper out and get him to the medevac. >> we have our prayers for his recovery. youngd: this is a trooper, 26 years old. the is been on the job -- he has been on the job only 15 months. he is at prince georges hospital center. richard reeve, abc 7 news. alison: thank you, rich.
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death of montgomery county police officer noah leotta. luis reluzco could face 10 years in prison for vehicular manslaughter. the police say he was drunk when he struck noah leotta last year. the plea deal could happen at a hearing next month. this week, maryland lawmakers passed noah's law, require ignition interlock devices in the cars of drunk drivers. a woman is in custody for domestic related shooting in sterling. the police say that emily king shot a man during an altercation on east and dartmouth drive. the victim has serious but non-life-threatening injuries. king was on the run most of the day but tonight is behind bars with no bond. leon: fairfax police are reaching out to the residents of a senior community after an elderly woman was assaulted inside of her home. today the police released a sketch
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court, attack the 77-year-old woman, and robbed her. the police want to talk with you right away if you have information. alison: another frost advisory ahead, the temperatures taking a dip overnight. the good news, a daytime warming trend is on the way. let's get more details from meteorologist steve rudin. steve: i believe this will be the last night that we talk about frost advisories. if you have outdoor plants that are normally indoors when it's cold, you may want to bring them inside. frost advisory form at emory county, and loudoun counties overnight. -- frost advisory for montgomery county anddoun fairfax. a the sunglasses all day, through the midday and afternoon. daytime highs in the lower 60's. from the weekend, and let me tell you, a forecast you will not want to miss. the next time that we see temperatur i
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will be for more than just one day. alison: thank you, steve. fallout between the u.s. and russia. the white house has issued a formal protest over several russian flyovers that happened in the baltic see. at one point, the russian jets came within 30 feet of the ship, something they called dangerous and aggressive. a kremlin defense spokesman disagrees. he said it was a prescheduled training flight and was perfectly safe. democrats squaring off in a debate just days before the next round of primary action in new york. bernie sanders has momentum from his recent wins, but hillary clinton remains ahead in the polls. tom roussey with a look at the showdown playing out tonight. is inonight's debate brooklyn, geared towards new yorkers, but a lot of folks in maryland keeping a close watch on this because early voting bega
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things got pretty fiery in new york. heone point, sanders said does not question clinton's experience but does question her judgment. they also argued over the federal minimum wage with caveats. clinton supports $12 per hour, sanders $15 per hour. hillary clinton: i think setting the goal to get to $12 is the way to go. encouraging others to get to $15. if we have a democratic congress, we will go to $15. bernie sanders: i think the secretary is confused. i don't know how you fight for $15 when you say you want $12 per hour national minimum wage. tom: hillary clinton leads in the polls in new york, which vo
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which votes seven days after this coming tuesday, the next tuesday. the clear politics average of polls in the state of maryland on bernie 58% to 35% sanders. in delegatesled nationwide, but she has lost some recent races. thank you, tom. the democratic national committee and hillary clinton's campaign are suing the state of arizona. they claim the state intentionally suppressed voters during last month's primary. many voters complained about long lines, fewer polling .tations 60 this year compared with 200 at the last primary. democrats say there were no polling places in some working-class and latino neighborhoods. republican lawmakers say it was not intentional. riders on the
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line were stuck in a tumble about an hour after the train lost power this afternoon as it was approaching rosslyn. say the train began jerking and came to a stop. the efforts to push the train failed. metro said it was one of their new 7000 series trains. but if nice and shiny, they have no power, it's no good. we lost power somewhere. for the upgrades. passengers were rescued after about an hour inside the tunnel. metro said the train was taken to the shop. moments toh only spare, the national park service and the district of columbia submitted an application for federal funding for repairs to the memorial bridge. the deadline was tonight. if worked does not start in the next three years, the bridge may need to be shut down. tamara was the start of a public comment period
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the project. 68,000 cars cross that bridge ever signaled a. leon: tonight is a very good night to be a capstan, winning game one of their series with the flyers. capsgood night to be a fan. jay korff has a look at all the excitement. 2-0 shutout win, game one, the capitals at home at the verizon center. the lasten rocky several years, a lot of capitals fans with high expectations and they have flopped in the postseason. fans will not have it this year. city, ready toe rock the red. jay: it is only a few simple words. >> rock the red! jay: capitals fans. >> you cannot get better than
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>> we are number one right now. we are killing it. >> whoo! gamethousands flocked to one of the playoffs. including dan. >> we are playing the flyers. you have to go to the other side of the street now. jay: the atmosphere was literally electric outside the verizon center. fans.ng hockey he was as impressed with the pregame entertainment as he has been with the capitals' stellar season. >> the season was nice, but the dude was playing his guitar with his teeth. that was pretty cool. jay: what it was the show on the ice that matters most.
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game two, same time, same place, 7 p.m. at the verizon center saturday night. jay korff, abc 7 news. alison: get ready for something cute -- medstar washington rocks so while the babies born at the hospital got their very own washington bibtals onesie, cap and which willree days , but it's cute. still ahead -- life-changing injuries for a 14-year-old boy because of an e-cigarette. a consumer alert you do not hear very often come a major airline dropping a fee.
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do. kids: in congress, dad will protect president obama's legacy. he'll fight for jobs and protect social security and medicare. glenn ivey will never quit on you; and we should know, we're his kids. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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leon: in texas, a deputy constable is expected to recover after being shot several times in the back overnight. he was training another officer and leaning into the window of her cruiser during a traffic stop when somebody pulled up from behind and fired several shots. fortunately, the deputy was wearing a protective vest which probably saved his life. >> he was shot in the back. all the bullets were lodged in his body. questioned aice man who matched the description of the shooter, but have not said he is a suspect and have not arrested him. the police are not actively looking for anyone else. york teenager is now blind in one eye after an e-cigarette explosion. a warning that what you were about to see is graphic.
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while he was testing an e-cigarette at a mall kiosk. suffered serious and possible permanent injuries to his hand in his eyes. >> while he was showing me, he connected one of the vaporizers to the battery at the store and gave it to me to hold. while i was holding it, it exploded. alison: local and state laws in new york say it is illegal to sell these products to minors. the teenager is just 14. mall management is not commenting, but his family is speaking with an attorney as he continues a long road to recovery. leon: 7 on your side with a health alert, more positive news about teenagers -- let your teenager sleep in. teenagers areund more likely to engage in risky behavior if they do not get nine hours of sleep. that includes texting and driving or drunk driving. there is also
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deprived teenagers are more prone to obesity and depression. alison: 7 on your side with a consumer alert, a major theater in may allow texting during movies, possibly creating in the texting sections theater. they say it's not realistic to expect millennials to go without their phone for two hours. can you imagine? leon: yes. yes, i can. that is so sad. alison: that is what the movie is for, to a state. leon: thank you. alison: amazon is offering up a hotel -- a warehouse in seattle to house the homeless. they are planning to terra down in three years. in the meantime, they are working with a nonprofit to create shelter for about 200 people. leon: an airline is eliminating a fee, delta cutting a much hated
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person while booking a flight. $25 forast it would be booking over the phone, $35 at the airport. that fee is being eliminated. charge forairlines booking with a person. that's what you have to pay more. alison: you guys are still calling an airline to book a ticket? alison: you would not do that? steve: maybe when i was 18. anyway, a lot of folks don't have computers, so -- leon: showing your age. or lack of it. steve: we have a frost advisory that will go into effect at 2 a.m. for howard, montgomery frederick county, all of the areas shaded in blue. it does not include the
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if you have plants outdoors that you normally keep inside, you may want to bring them inside to protect them. patchy frost, not a hard freeze. eesburg, 43 manassas, 47 andrew's. looking good,, clear skies, temperatures colder to the north, milder to the south. the mild air slowly makes its way through the upcoming weekend into early next week. the high-pressure overhead keeps us clear overnight, dry tomorrow, dry saturday, dry sunday. if you are planning on getting your car washed, the lines may be long. hold off until saturday, maybe even monday or tuesday. not a cloud in the sky right now, allowing temperatures to drop quickly. 31 to 44 overnight lows. the not so mild temperatures will be inside the capital beltway.
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north and west of d.c. thatime tomorrow, i hope you have sunglasses, a light jacket necessarily, the temperatures in the upper 50's. we eventually make it into the lower to middle 60's for the daytime highs. early saturday morning, quiet and dry. tomorrow, 65 degrees, lots of sunshine, the wind out of the east at 5. don't forget the national cherry blossom festival parade early saturday morning, starting at 10 a.m. temperatures in the 50's to start, lower 60's by the afternoon. look at sunday, near 70. sunday is a great day. 77 degrees the high on monday. alison: thank you. something else that should not happen, scott abraham should not get rid of his red suit. alison: let's hope
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in annapolis, she battled republicans joseline peña-melnyk for congress... yes! and the nra to pass the toughest gun safety legislation in the country. i'll take on the tough fights to expand social security and keep the doors open to planned parenthood. my mom is so tough she's willing to fight anyone who's going to pay him more than us for doing the same job. i'm joseline peña-melnyk, and i approve this message.
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the most part, game one went according to plan for the capitals, terrific penalty the power play, braden holtby doing his job between the pipes, equaling a 1-0 series edge over the flyers. at the verizon center tonight, in the second, washington on the power play. john carlson, big blast from the point come off the flyers defenseman, the cap strike first. in the third, same score late in the game. marcus
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.eagle, perfect placement braden holtby chips in with 19 saves. the capitals blank philly 2-0. >> a really strong effort from a lot of guys. how we wantedy the game to go, and good execution. lose, you look at it from the technical standpoint for the next game, but the less emotion we put into it that way, leave the emotion for between whistles, the better it is. a physical start to the series, the second game at the verizon center saturday night at 7:00. diamond, the red-hot washington nationals wrapping up their series with the braves. bottom three, washington down 1-0,
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but bryce harper connects on his first grand slam in the majors, career home run number 100. nats win 6-2, improving to 7-1 on the season. scheduleregular-season has been released for the redskins. quite a few games to note -- they open up the season hosting the steelers on monday night football. october 2, rg iii is back with the browns. the skins take on the bengals in london. thanksgiving day, the redskins at dallas. and december 19, another monday night tilt, this time hosting the nfc champion carolina panthers. i cannot wait for football to get started. so far.y red suit 1-0 hopefully you will pick up my dry cleaning bill, because i have a feeling
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wearing this for several weeks as the cap's progress. leon: no, dude, you are stuck, you can i clean it, that is the point. it has to be as it is tonight. scott: then stay far away for me because of my be a little stinky. alison: whatever it takes.
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leon: a chimpanzee named cha-cha escaped from a zoo in japan, climbed the telephone pole, running the wires. he was eventually hit with a tranquilizer gun and forcibly returned to the zoo. alison:
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now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. steve: we have a cold night ahead with a little frost to the north and west. near 70
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