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with havertys, your home can be perfect. even when life isn't. the anniversary sale. from classic to contemporary, havertys. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] 7 news at noon, now on your side. keep the rain jacket ready, showers through the area down. doug hill is here with the timing and the neighborhoods hit heaviest. >> times of heavy rain, many areas with close to a half an inch and some spots over an inch .
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rain has stopped and every thing pushed off to the east and that trend will continue. at the moment heavy rains are anne arundel county and south to annapolis. through calvert county. areas to the north of waldorf. brandywine. that is where we find heavy showers. you can see how big of a system this is, to frontal zone, one with warm air to the south and another to the north and rain moving along the front and all this pushing out. clearing in the sky but the wind think these and so i probably very limited chances of sunshine for most of our area that i think the rain is coming to an end for a wild with sunshine the farther west you go. we may get a break of sunshine but count on a cloudy and cool day. this tells the story, raindrops on the camera lens, cool temperatures. midday, 54 at reagan nat
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fredericksburg. the afternoon, times of rain, mainly east of the washington area, 50's. a check of the weekend coming up. jummy: thank you. breaking news -- new details about the woman stabbed to death in takoma park yesterday. she was pregnant. police responded to the apartment building on houston avenue yesterday around 2:00, please tell us the man found cut and bloodied in an apartment is charged with the 36-year-old woman's murder, their names have not been released. right now, friends and family are gathering to say goodbye to fairfax county firefighter nicole middendorf following -- we have been following every development from her disappearance to the suicide to the allegations of cyber bullying. her funeral is in less than an hour. jeff goldberg is live with the latest.
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, such a sad day. -- >> such a sad day. you can see members of many law enforcement and fire departments from around the region. in addition to the fairfax fire department we have members of the fairfax police department and the virginia state police. was -- is a sergeant for the virginia state police. this funeral will be taking place at 1:00 this afternoon, the visitation happening this morning. -- her body third was found in the shenandoah national park after she committed suicide. online message boards dating back to last december reveals post and what your name was used in a negative manner. fairfax fire chief is investigating whether cyber bullying from within the
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her suicide. no members of the fairfax county fire department or speaking publicly but we do expect that chief bowers will express -- address it in the near future. new information about a homicide investigation in greenbelt. police were called to a home on hanover parkway last night for reports of gunshots. they found 43-year-old charles .amon hall dead he was shot once in the head and police still investigating. no word on a suspect. a crime alert, for people parking their cars in the district. the number of car break-ins spiking in several neighborhoods . sam sweeney tells us how the suspect are carrying out the crimes and what you should look out for. sam: they are walking up and down washington, d.c.
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streets, particularly in northwest, casing cars in broad daylight, primetime hours between 1:30 and 5:30. they walk the streets and look in front and back, then they come up to the glass and use a device ends -- the glass if they see something. the whole thing plays out in about 10 or 15 seconds. this is what people are seeing any dupont, logan circle areas and it would mid park and adams morgan, smashed glass on the .round and notices from police we caught up with one man who caught someone doing it. quite you see a guy with his but sticking out of the car window. he takes a laptop and walks away. i chased the guy. he got on a bus and got away. we do not like it. d police dc thir
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year over year. the best advice from police, do not leave valuables in your car. no ipods or laptops or wallet in your center console. the fees are only targeting cars with valuables inside. reporting in logan circle, sam sweeney. doing a maintenance surge on the red line following several recent track problems. he worked started at 10:00 this morning between van ness and medical center. it should wrap up at 3:00. then, single tracking will start at 8:00 tonight, that stretch of the red line will singletrack old weekend. taking the red line maybe to gallery place where the game tonight is happening. let's go to jamie sullivan. line,rently on the red track work between friendship heights and metro center, you will see some issues
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area as far as delays. a live look -- this is near new hampshire avenue. it is wet. same thing on 270 near middlebrook road, that is slowing -- not slowing anyone on 270. the bigger picture, a few slow areas into washington, d.c. on kenilworth avenue, the third street tunnel slowing, clear on new york avenue. into town on the gw parkway, quiet, 395, same thing. get into arlington, we pretty much clear out. let's talk about the midday roadwork, happening on the arlington memorial bridge heading inbound, the right lane is blocked. overnight on 395 northbound in the hov lane, work that will start at 9:00, everything scheduled to finish by the morning commute but it will be something you will see especially traveling in those overnight hours. jummy: thank
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activist say several buildings have been struck in new airstrikes, including a field hospital. a workers is 27 people were killed in the attacks, in a rebel held area. among those killed were three children and a prominent doctor. ,nclear who fired the missiles that is in addition to an air strike that hit a residential building today, killing 20 people. vice president joe biden is in iraq for a surprise visit, he landed in baghdad this morning. his trip comes as iraqi security forces with help from u.s. military defeated isis, he is expected to meet with government officials and stresses the need for unity. his trip was not announced because of sickens 46 -- because of security -- security concerns. coming up, new details about the death of a music legend, potential clues found in prince's home and new details about the investigation appeared a
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company is anything but when it comes to baby food. caps getting ready to take on the penguins, the first player to hit the ice this morning and the changes metro is making for the game. doug will be back with why we need all the rain and when the skies will clear. this forecast is next.
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newsu are watching abc 7 at noon, on your side. jummy: new information on the death of prince. confirming sources he had opioid medication on him and in his home wh
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had prescriptions for the bills. foras also given treatment but digital opioid overdose days before his death. autopsy and toxicology results are not expected for a few weeks. you want to know everything about the doctor you trust to your help, an investigation discovered even public pages are missing something. >> that information should be available to the citizens of maryland. jummy: tonight at 11:00, we show you how patients were injured or died, the cases can become -- can be kept hidden from their public profile, somewhere positions paid out as much as $1 million but you will never see it, we will expand wide and show you where to dig up what you want to know tonight at 11:00. alert -- a new lawsuit is targe
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company, claiming they are anything but when it comes to theingredients, just call desk jessica all the \ -- before the lawsuit against the company in the past year, the company may change -- says it's food is organic and approved by the fda. the race for the white house continues in indiana. that is where bernie sanders is hoping to beat hillary clinton and rebound from the losses on tuesday. despite laying off hundreds of workers yesterday, sanders says he is not defeated. ted cruz showing optimism, with his newly announced running mate carly fiorina. donald trump saying ted cruz should announce that should not announce a running mate when he cannot win. starting this sunday, george stephanopoulos moves to 9:00 on abc seven, followed by full
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10:00. sunday morning right here starting at 9:00. performers for the 11th annual memorial day concert in the district were announced today. the beach boys are headlining, it will take place on the capitol lawn. trace atkins and katharine mcphee will also perform. gary cities will host. host and be on pbs. hockey is back in washington, d.c., the capitals taking on the pittsburgh penguins. the capitals are getting ready for round two. >> the rally towels are out, the rock the red -- that fans will be getting tonight. they are out on the ice now. some of the key stars are getting some extra rest, not out here today. hoping tt
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-- this is the ninth time the capitals and the penguins face-off in the postseason. an epic battle in 2009. let's talk to a fan who comes out here quite often. what are your thoughts? -- these teams are evenly matched. vegas odds are even. have better will power play and better goalie and penalty kill. ice.had a perfect sheet of not the zamboni is insignificant. whoever gets the edge will come out winning. >> it is the capitals anything once, 8:00 is when the puck drops, game two is here at
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and game three and four in pittsburgh. game five tax year if necessary. -- back here if necessary. jummy: the metro will be open to 1:00 in the morning to accommodate the game. if you are getting on metro after midnight, you have to use the designated entrances at gallery place, fiduciary square, and metro center. entrances and all other stations will close at the normal time. you will be able to get off an exit at any station. they will maybe want the rain jacket today is heading to the game? doug: i think the heavy rain is out here, just spotty showers. if you are water sensitive. jummy: like me. doug: cloudy and cool. a live look at congressional country club in bethesda, 49 degrees. a quarter inch of rain so far today. a little over half
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redington, virginia. berkeley springs, west virginia, less than a half. 48 in berkeley springs. temperatures controlled by the clouds and the easterly wind. very chilly at midday, 53 at annapolis. 51 in hagerstown. 54 at reagan national airport. winds pulling in from the east. today, the bay temperatures warmer than the air temperatures, normally at this time of year is warm everywhere else and when you get a breeze across the bay it cools you down but today along the shores of calvert and -- anne arundel and baltimore county and st. mary's county, a couple of degrees warmer across the water is warmer than the air. we get all kinds of changes
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we are having more clouds and rain everyday than sunshine. radar showing the heaviest rain northeast towards baltimore. still a few showers well to the west of the mountains. that is what we will see for this afternoon, a few spotty showers. signs of clearing and lots of sunshine to the west that would easterly winds on the electric, it will be difficult to get much if any sunshine today. a few spotty showers. no rain locally this evening but showers in the mountains and a little down south. overnight, maybe a spotty showers and that is the story through the day tomorrow, especially in the morning, a few showers. maybe over the weekend we will get some clearing but according to computer models, clouds may be back as part of the forecast with refreshing winds out of the northeast. prolonged times of unsettled weather. the nationals have a game of 4:05 on this thursday, spotty showers against the p
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overnight, patchy fog, maybe an isolated shower on a 45 to 50 degrees. tomorrow, cloudy and cool with scattered showers, a broken record, 60 degrees is the high. next seven days, more of the same, maybe a dry saturday. we have to wait until next week to get genuine sunshine. jummy: at least it is not snow. trying to be positive. thank you. it is about to go on the market and still entirely why students. more than 30 years, high schoolers in prince george's county have been building homes, several on the same cul-de-sac. we show you the results of the students hard work. >> visit the house in the 8200 block of n prince george's county -- come on inside and take a look. it is beautiful. four bedrooms, 4.5 baths,
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a couple of students doing interior decorating, getting the couch ready and the dining room ready. part of an educational project facts,ave going on called a great opportunity for students to learn trade and learn about finishing up a project. i am joined by one of the students, joann. tell me about what you got out of this. >> from being an interior design class and coming to the home i got to see the work that goes into designing and creating a house and seeing how that can help us in the future. it is cool how students can do it themselves. >> setting goals and beating those goals i would imagine is part of what you got out of it. ,> we had too a lot of work floor plans, see what furniture goes in and how we can set up the space to make it more comfortable for living in. a lot of work but we did pretty
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congratulations, the house is finished. may 5 they will dedicate it and it goes on the market for $440,000.
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faster than they do. because we don't just want your kids to grow up. we want them to grow up stronger. harvard university students are not just locking themselves in the room to study but to protect themselves from a contagious outbreak spreading on the campus. we have the latest. >> a health alert at harvard, 41 mumps cases reported, intensifying since the first days two months ago. the health services director saying i am more concerned now than i was during any time of the outbreak. >> it is very contagious. we are a little scared. >>
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students in self isolation, school officials trying to get the outbreak under control, especially ahead of next month's graduation. >> i feel bad for the seniors. >> all of the students sickened had been immunized but even after two doses of the vaccine, 12% of people are still at risk for contracting the virus. >> most people who get it it is a viral illness with fever -- fever, body 50, the telltale sign is the swelling of the face . if you get it after puberty, their are the chances for rare complications, hearing loss, even inflammation of the brain. >> it is spreading crowded environments like college campuses by droplets of saliva from coughing, sneezing, share eating utensils. students at harvard saying they are now being especially cautious. harvard, cases reported on for nearby campuses in the boston area, also 53
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universities in indiana and several more cases in california. marcy gonzales, abc news. jummy: coming this one goes out to all the allergy muddlers. you know who you are. you've lost your game. literally. your family outing is magical for all the wrong reasons. and your sneezes are a force to be reckoned with. well, allergy muddlers, muddle no more®. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin®, because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. try zyrtec®. muddle no more. and children's zyrtec® takes care of your child's allergies with just one dose, all day and all night.
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doug: steady rain moving toward the bay and out of metro, a few more showers this afternoon. jummy: thank you for joining us.
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