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president obama cut short an international trip after learning of the shooting. today he and the first lady will head to dallas, to meet with grieving families. the president will attend an inter-faith service to honor those five fallen officers... killed during a peaceful black lives matter protest in downtown dallas five days ago. he will be joined by former president and texas native, george w. bush. in the wake of the bloodshed, president obama said obama that police and activists need to work together and "listen to each other" in order to mobilize real change in america. in addition to the inter faith service, the president and first lady will also meet privately with the families. this is the 11th time the president has had to meet with families after a mass shooting. autria jummy. as the nation mourns-- new details are emerging about the gunman behind that massacre in dallas. police now say micah johnson sang and laughed at responding officers- and
explosives. investigators are sifting through 1-hundred-70 hours of body camera footage from thursday's ambush. monday, the gunman's parent's broke their silience in the wake of the attack. his mother said, at one time, johnson wanted to be a police officer. his father says he is still in shock. the first funeral for a fallen officer is wednesday. meanwhile-- family members of alton sterling say he will be laid to rest this friday. the funeral will be held in baton rouge, where sterling was fatally shot by police during an altercation in a convenience store parking lot. video of his shooting was shared on social media, and has sparked criticism and protests, over the officers use of force. we will bring you continuing coverage of unfolding protests- and active investigations. stay with abc-7 and wjla.com for updates.
still ahead. a terrifying standoff. police release more details about a deadly gunfight inside a michigan court house. who they say is responsible.. another clear morning in the d-m-v. but eileen whelan is tracking a storm, heading this way. more on that, plus julie wright has your updated traffic report. complete weather & traffic coming up. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 100 meg internet. which means that in the time it takes mr. wagner to pour a 20 oz. cup of coffee,
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early morning commute. at 5:xx time for a check on the forecast. toss to eileen today: partly cloudy. a bit more humid. stray mountain storm. highs: 85-88 winds: se 5-10 mph tonight: isolated shower. mild and muggy. patchy fog. lows: 69-73 winds: se 5 mph wednesday: very humid. partly sunny. scattered thunderstorms.
safetrack surge begins this morning, and it will hit some travelers doubly hard. not only is it shutting down a major section of the rails. but it may make it harder for some people to catch a flight at reagan national. suzanne kennedy is live with more on the plan, and it's impact. you can stay updated in the
closures and delays-- with just your cell phone. all you have to do is text the word "metro" to 43817-- and we'll send you updates right to your phone. police are investigating a confrontation at a "black lives matter" protest in carbondale, illinois. they say a driver tried to get through protesters sunday night as they blocked traffic. he then got out and shouted, quote, "all lives matter, not blacks,
he then got in and hit the gas. police say a protester was either hit by the s-u-v, or jumped on its hood. protesters surrounded the s-u-v. police say someone hit the driver in the face. another suspect ignited a smoke bomb inside his s-u-v. the driver suffered minor injuries. so far, no arrests. happening now.. employees at the berrien county courthouse in michigan are mourning the deaths of two court bailiffs. they were killed yesterday during a shooting inside the courthouse. police say an uncuffed inmate on his way to jail grabbed a gun from a deputy and began shooting. several people were injured, and the two bailiffs.. retired police officers.. were killed. police fatally shot the gunman. the shooter has been identified as larry darnel gordon. he faced numerous felony charges.
happening now.. the u.s. military is stepping up its presence to help the iraqi army defeat isis. another 560 u.s. troops will head to iraq. they'll be assigned to the newly recaptured qayyarah air base. that base is considered an important springboard to take back the city of mosul. with the 560 additional troops, there will be more than 46-hundred u.s. troops in iraq. that's in addition to the 24-hundred contractors already there. starbucks employees are getting raises. c-e-o howard schultz announced a wage hike yesterday for all 157-thousand starbucks employees. this will happen october third. starbucks will also double the company stock awards for employees who've been there two years or more. altogether, these changes will boost total compensation between five and 15-percent for all workers today is "amazon prime day." the company is holding what it calls "the biggest
event ever." amazon says it's offering more than 100-thousand special deals today. new deals will be rolling out throughout the day.. sometimes as often as every five minutes. but-- they are only available to amazon prime members. don't worry-- anyone can sign up for a free 30-day trial membership, and shop today. time now for weather after a brief reprieve from the high humidity, it's
you'll notice the stickiness back in the air today with highs temperatures, seasonable for july, in the upper 80s. most of us will stay dry, but for those of you along the blue ridge and western md watch out for a pop up thunderstorm. make sure you have the umbrella on wednesday. afternoon thunderstorms are more likely. with so much humidity, a few heavy downpours with gusty winds are possible. a stubborn front will lay across the mid-atlantic keeping our weather pattern hot and muggy with daily thunderstorm chances. it doesn't look like there are any big weather changes on the horizon, so get used to the typical july weather in washington.
between police and fleeing suspects, just outside of a school. and a new phase of metro's safetrack plan begins. why riders near pentagon city may want to rethink their commute. good morning washington. toss to eileen today: partly cloudy. a bit more humid. stray mountain storm. highs: 85-88 winds: se 5-10 mph tonight: isolated shower. mild and muggy. patchy fog. lows: 69-73 winds: se 5 mph wednesday: very humid. partly sunny. scattered thunderstorms. highs: 84-87 winds: s 5 mph
texas today. president obama will speak at a inter-faith service in dallas... and will meet with the families of the police officers who were killed during last week's ambush. abc's ray raimundi... with details on today's events and the latest on the criminal investigation. we will bring you continuing coverage of
updates. developing now-- police asking for the public's help after a democratic national comittee staffer is found murdered in northwest. sam sweeney is here with more on what the victim's family is telling us. seth rich was shot to death early sunday. police say it appears the 27-year-old was shot in the back as he
walked home in the bloomingdale neighborhood -- only a few blocks from howard university hospital. police say they were no witnesses to the killing. they were alerted to the shooting by shot spotter cameras. rich's family back in nebraska say police believe he was robbed and fought back. right now there is no suspect information, but police are reviewing nearby surveillance video for clues. rich was head of voter expansion for the d-n-c. chairwoman debbie wasserman-schultz released a statem
broken..." police say there are no witnesses... but hope surveillance video from nearby businesses recorded something that leads detectives to the killer or killers. an update this morning on a story we told you about at this time yesterday. an investigation is underway into a 9-1-1 outage in montgomery county. the outage
began around eleven sunday night, and lasted two hours. to make things worse, the county's backup 9-1-1 system failed. during that time, crews responded to two medical calls that resulted in the patients dying: a 91-year-old woman from olney.. and a 40-year-old man from twinbrook. the county executive has now launched an investigation. during the system failure, officials encouraged residents to call 3-1-1 or their local police and fire stations. officials want residents to
advice in the event of another outage. it's 5:xx. feeling the bern-- again. senator bernie sanders is returning to the campaign trail today. more on the big event, coming up. taking a look outside, as the sun comes up over the district. eileen whelan has your weather, and julie wright has your traffic, coming up.
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you. thats coming up in our 6-am hour, here on good morning washington. were following a breaking story out of baghdad. a car bomb just went off in a busy food market. officials say 11 people are dead so far and many more injured. this attack comes just a day after us defense secretary ash carter visited the country. carter promised more than 500 troops will go to iraq to help in the fight against isis. more than 300 people were killed in just the last week in 2 suicide bombings. so far no one has claimed responsibility for today's attack. to the race for the white house. the two democratic presidential candidates are putting their differences aside. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will campaign together later today in new hampshire. both campaigns say they will discuss their commitment to building america that is stronger together. clinton aides are confident sanders could be one of
against donald trump. and to the republican side. donald trump is expected to hold a rally with indiana governor mike pence later today. the former congressman is reportedly on trumps short list of vice president choices. if trump does select pence, the decision will have to be made this week. friday is the deadline for pence to file paperwork for his re-election. privacy advocates are worried by facebook's latest tracking software. it's not just "cookies" and your online movement, but your physical movements-- where you are and where you shop. consumer reporter john matarese shows how to disable it, so you don't waste your money. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
after a brief reprieve from the high humidity, it's making a comeback. you'll notice the stickiness back in the air today with highs temperatures, seasonable for july, in the upper 80s. most of us will stay dry, but for those of you along the blue ridge and western md watch out for a pop up thunderstorm. make sure you have the umbrella on wednesday. afternoon thunderstorms are more likely. with so much humidity, a few heavy downpours with gusty winds are possible. a stubborn front will lay across the mid-atlantic keeping our weather pattern hot and muggy with daily thunderstorm chances. it doesn't look like there are any big weather changes on the
multiple suspects in police opening fire. morning ashange this you step outside in feely increase in humidity at a guess at what's coming next. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] first things first, news involving a united airlines flight headed for chicago. sam: we just learned that a boeing 747 has declared an emergency and is trying to land in edinburgh, scotland. it is in a holding pattern right now. this 767 is trying to burn fuel before it can land. right now it's too heavy. they tweeted that a pilot on board said that there is some sort of fuel issue. at this hour they have said that everyone is safe and that once the plane lands safely, we will let you know. back to you guys. , let's 6:00 straight up get a c