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>> from abc 7 news, this is a breaking news alert. jummy: d.c. breaking news in northwest d.c. d.c. police responding to a stabbing near wilson high school. authorities believe the victim is a student. sam sweeney is with breaking details. we understand this may have been a robbery attempt. reporter: that is what police are telling us. they say the student was getting
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morning behind a high school. a man approached him. a brief struggle ensued. the boy was able to get away. we are told he is a senior here at wilson high school. he was stabbed in the light before he got away. he came into the school and told a stitcher -- teacher he had been stabbed. the teacher called 911 and he was taken to the hospital. the suspect is described as hispanic in his 30's in dark clothing. he took off into the woods behind wilson high school. there was a brief search that came up with nothing. crime scene technicians are working around the student's car behind the high school trying to figure out what happened. i talked to some of the student's friends and they tell me they have been messaging with him and he is expected to be ok. life at wilson high school, sam sweeney. back to you. jummy: scary stuff. house on the scene at a fire in
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photos. when firefighters arrived, the fire was showing through the roof. it caused significant damage to the home. more than 200 firefighters responded and were able to quickly put out the flames. no word on injuries or what caused the fire. but we will stay on top of this story on-air and online at wjla.com. police are combing through clues in a murder in montgomery county. the victim only 18. he was found dead in a park last night. police say gang activity might be to blame. as suzanne kennedy tells us, it has community members on edge. reporter: this is where the latest homicide in the county happened. authorities are left to figure out who committed this violent act in a park in a quiet residential neighborhood. the violent act took place overnight yards from west to elementary school. crime scene tape
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place that is supposed to be safe. authorities say the 18-year-old male was assaulted at the park andrew driven to a hospital where he died. >> investigators are looking at the possibility he may have had withprevious association his assailant or attackers. reporter: the park includes a ball field and playground and sits adjacent to a quiet neighborhood. residents awoke to the news of the murder, a rare occurrence in this area of montgomery village. >> we don't have homicide. we don't have many robberies. we don't have a lot of crime. that is part of the reason we live here. >> we don't have those things happen around here. it makes it a little scary. reporter: police expect to have more information on the case later today, including the victim's identity. suzanne kennedy, abc 7 news. jummy:
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county police investigating what they have called a suspicious death. a family member found the 21-year-old inside a home in centerville on sunday. police are only saying there was trauma to the upper body. neighbors told us they heard screaming coming from the townhouse. police are looking into the victim's past to piece things together. this just in to the newsroom. a federal appeals court has ruled tom brady must serve a four-game suspension for deflategate. in january of 2015 during the afc championship game, members of the cold accused the patriots of using inflated football. brady was issued a suspension, but an appeals court decided he did not have to serve it. today's ruling reverses that decision. stay with us for the latest on this one. enjoy the sunshine today. a live look at the white house. a beautiful start to the workweek. doug hill is here with how warm it will get. doug: probably upper 70's and close to 80.
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we will eventually get showers. in the meantime, enjoy the sunshine and mild temperatures. temperatures across the area starting into the 70's now. 75 in culpeper and fredericksburg. 67 at reagan national. 72 in leesburg. it will be a delightful monday across the area. somewhere around the 80-degree mark will be the general high. it will be delightful across the area with light wind. the warm air widespread, especially to the south and west. new england in the 60's. the winds will be more southwesterly tomorrow. another warm day before the cold front comes to town. we think it will be tomorrow evening. that will be our next chance of showers and storms. what does the rest of the week look like and a sneak peek at the weekend in a few minutes. jummy: let's get a check of the roadways. angela foster is in with our traffic watch. angela: good
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midday construction. we have had a couple of closures in the last hour on the capital beltway. we want to start on interstate 66 where we have problems due to an earlier crash cleanup. it has been cleared off the roadway eastbound. when you pass 123, you will see everything on the side. we are slowly getting up to speed. for a while, we were jammed solid. let's take a quick peek at the capital beltway. traveling in fairfax county, 50 at arlington boulevard. a crash cleanup. bigger problems have been in prince george's county where we were closed on the capital beltway for a crash. that continues to be a problem with the right lane blocked. we had a closure in greenbelt on the outer loop between u.s. one and 95. that has reopened. we are dealing with midday constructi z
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270 and northbound 395. we will send it back to you. jummy: thank you. more trouble on the tracks. commuters dealt with more delays this morning because of a cracked rail on the red line. this follows the weekend fire under investigation by the federal transit administration. brianne carter has a closer look at the problems. reporter: a slow start for thousands this morning after a broken rail caused single tracking on a section of the redline. problem for some to find an alternate way to get to work. michelle carter decided to drive. >> i like to call it sardine city. it is really packed. today is not the day for me. reporter:
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repairs, trains out that were bypassing other stations. by midmorning, service was back to normal. the problem comes on the heels of saturday night's smoke incident, also along the red line. were evacuated as smoke started to build the tunnel near frederick height. the federal transit administration and metro continue to investigate the cause. the smoke was likely the result of an parking tickets insulator. >> they need to get it done. reporter: that is exactly what he is working on. he is expected to lay out a maintenance plan in the coming weeks to outline how to get metro back on track. brianne carter, abc 7 news. twoy: a major change for d.c. high schools goes into effect hours from now. starting today, the district is staggering dismissal times for students at rival high schools. mckinley tech students will get out at 3:05. dunbar students will be dismissed at 3:25.
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high-profile violent incidents at the metro station. they should let one out early and the other late so they will not be fighting. they need to quit the bullying. too many kids getting hurt from it. jummy: we will learn in the next several weeks if this change is successful. noon, up on abc 7 news at we are learning more about the gunman who opened fire at a high school prom as students head back to class. donald trump: i get a kick out of kasich and cruz. jummy: the latest from the campaign trail as voters from five states get ready to head to the polls tomorrow, including voters in maryland. moving forward with plans for a new stadium. that story is still ahead. with the fullback forecast next on abc 7 news at
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at noon, on your side. jummy: students are back in class at a wisconsin high school after a terrifying shooting outside their prom. two teens were hurt he for police shot and killed the gunman. what the teens families say may have motivated the attack. is still a small town in shock as police try to understand why this 18-year-old allegedly plotted a rampage at a high school prom. >> we have a shooter. the school will need to be cleared. reporter: police say the former high school student was armed with a high-powered rifle
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opened fire on students leaving the prom saturday night. a young man was hit in the leg. his date grazed by a bullet. an officer patrolling the parking lot outside the palm heard the gunfire and took down the shooter right away. >> he did what he needed to do and took care of -- to me, saved a lot of lives. officials areol also praising police saying there quick actions prevented what might have otherwise been a disaster of unimaginable proportions. >> i don't think this would happen in a small town. you never think it is real until it happens to you. reporter: he recently displayed this gun on instagram. his friends that you wanted to be a hunter and also loved art and music. they say girl at the school broke up with him last month. his grandfather tells abc news he may have been bullied but added, we never saw it coming. life can change in an instant. we feel for the other families
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winer started shooting at a distance and did not appear to be targeting specific students. the search intensifying for the killer or killers responsible for murdering eight ailing members in ohio. seven adults and 116-year-old shot at found quadricep homes. marijuana growing operations were found at three of the crime scenes. the shootings were so well-planned that e sheriff has devised -- advised remaining family members to consider carrying weapons. today marks one year since the baltimore uprising began. yesterday, hundreds gathered for a unity march in freddie gray's honor. the march took place at the epicenter of the unrest where a cvs was burned down. thousands marched toward city
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and eventually erupted into violence after his funeral. vehicles were set on fire and stores looted across the city. the maryland governor declared a state of emergency and called in the national guard. six police officers are changing -- facing charges in his death. new trial dates are set to begin next month. more u.s. troops are heading to syria to help in the fight against isis. president obama making the announcement at an event today in germany. the new deployments will bring the number of u.s. special forces in syria to about 300. maryland voters have just one more day to decide who they are voting for in tomorrow's primaries. the five-state primary could be telling on the democrat side. if hillary clinton has a big performance, it almost ruins bernie sanders chances. on the g.o.p. side, tomorrow marks the last time donald trump will be facing his opponents independently. moving forward, john kasich and
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trump from clinching enough delegates. : i have no doubt donald trump will cry and whine. that has been his pattern. john kasich: i will not spend resources in mean indiana. he will not spend in other places. what is the big deal? jummy: trump tweeted about the alliance calling it desperation. john kasich will be in maryland today ahead of tomorrow's primary holding a rally in rockville at the community center. those doors open at 1:00. united has a huge home victory yesterday. about an hour ago, they had a small victory in their future home. they broke ground at the site of their new stadium, the first step in the demolition process. the new stadium is expected to seek 20000 and will be locat
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very cool. ballots have been cast. we will soon learn the names of the two eaglets at the national arboretum. the polls closed last night. the winning names will be announced tomorrow. very cool to see. doug is here for a check on the forecast. this weekend, i went back to my alma mater, virginia tech, for the alumni gala i hosted. i met a firefighter. he said they watch us at noon. i thought i would say hello to our firefighter friends in arlington. thanks for tuning in. doug: we appreciate what they do for us. showers and storms tomorrow evening. again maybe thursday night. generally, a good week. the best days today and tomorrow.
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cameras. this one in frederick, maryland. it turned into a beautiful morning. temperatures continue to climb through the 70's in most areas. i would not be surprised if we don't see 80's in some spots this afternoon. the pollen count in the high range for tree pollen. everything else in the low categories. we are in pollen season until the trees get bigger. we do trees now, grass most of the summer. august and september, the weeds come up and mold spores can jump. six he seven at reagan national -- 67 at reagan national. a bit of a breeze off the bay keeping annapolis at 60. 75 in fredericksburg. 78 in
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there is a cold front hung up in the midwest. that is the way it will stay for a bit. later today, it will start making a move. warm air to the west will feed in tomorrow. we will see cooler temperatures in the 60's in the middle and end of this upcoming week. chilly in the pacific northwest. here is the system parked over minnesota. warm air is trapped on this side of the front. snow across montana. pretty muchfront, on target for very warm and increasingly humid weather, especially when the cold front late tomorrow starts messing with it. and is when we see showers storms as a better possibility. showers and storms through the morning. afternoon will be sunny and breezy. the evening, showers possible until the next area of high pressure moves in middle of the week.
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degrees. southwesterly wind with scattered showers and thunderstorms. wednesday, maybe an isolated shower. noticeably cooler, 66. a better chance of rain during the day on thursday. friday still some shower chances. the weekend, sunshine and 70 degrees on saturday. close to that on sunday with another chance of showers. we had all those dry days. now we are going the other way. we need the rain and we are going to get it. jummy: coming up, check your tea. a recall you need to hear. the latest the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat donna edwards said "no" to the nra loophole
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and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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cvsy: a type of tea sold at is being recalled. there are concerns it could be contaminated with salmonella. no injuries have been reported. it has a long shelf life. officials are concerned customers could have the recalled products in their homes. if you have it, you need to take it back to cvs for a full refund. sales of prince's music have skyrocketed since his death. sales topped 2.3 million. most popular downloads "purple rain" followed by "when doves cry." it could take weeks before we learn the exact cause of death. adorablea new pair of nba kids in town. >> thank you. jummy:
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those are the young children of boston celtics star isaiah thomas. they took over the podium after pressfather met with the after overtime last night. you remember the daughter of steph curry, famous for her postgame antics and overall cuteness. they are also cute. a beautiful day. a cool down la democrat donna edwards knows what it's like to struggle. divorced and without a place to live. raising her son alone. going without health insurance to put food on the table. but donna persevered. then she put that strength to work for us. protecting women from domestic violence. taking on the nra. rejecting wall street's cash. powerful interests don't want democrat donna edwards. that's a powerful reason why we do. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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jummy: bathrobe turned best seller after prince george wore it to meet president obama. pictures went viral quickly. that garment is sold out. the company that makes it is accepting preorders for the next batch. such a cute little prince. doug: ready for 82-83 this afternoon? you will enjoy the weather. it will be delightful. around 80 degrees. lots of sunshine for the afternoon and evening. plenty of sunshine tomorrow, warmer about 84. afternoon thunderstorms a possibility. lingering shower wednesday. thursday, showers likely through the day and cooler as well. jummy: we need the rain. thank you for joining us this midday. be sure to watch abc 7 news at 4:00. have a great
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delores kelley: although we were all one maryland, our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message.
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