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decades too late. the major safety change metro is being forced to make right now. a former elementary teacher under arrest for the second time. the new charges he's now facing. and a rollercoaster weather weekend. the thirty degree temperature change we'll be feeling over the next two days. good morning washington. - around 70 this afternoon - saturday a 2 season day 1st half: sunny, breezy, & mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. chilly start, unseasonably warm afternoon. highs: 66-71 winds: s 5 mph
elementary school teacher is facing new sex abuse charges. john vigna used to work at cloverly elementary school in silver spring. he was orginally arrested over the summer -- accused of fondling two eleven year old female students. school officials say the new charges stem from inappropriate behavior with 3 students. police are investigating the discovery of four bodies.. found inside a home in stafford, virginia. authorities say the deaths appear to be the result of a murder-suicide involving an entire family. the bodies were found yesterday in a stonewall drive and wilderness court. so far.. detectives have not released details about how the victims died.. or a possible motive. now to the roller coaster ride of the
president elect will choose to fill open cabinet positions. some of them--former rivals. trump is expected to meet with former g-o-p presidential nominee mitt romney this weekend in regards to the position. the two have voiced their differences with one another in the recent past. among other candidates, another former rival - south carolina governor nikki haley. there are also reports this morning that president-elect trump has offered retired army national security advisor. it is not clear if flynn accepted. happening now.. president obama is meeting with european leaders in berlin, before heading to peru later this morning. the meeting is being hosted by german chancellor angela merkel, and includes leaders from britain, france, italy and spain. they are expected to discuss russian sanctions, amid concerns in europe about how president-elect trump may handle relations once in office. sources say the
extending for it's intervention in ukraine and possible new sanctions for it's bombing in syria. trump has indicated that he may move in the opposite direction, seeking some type of deal with russia. happening right now - the first blizzard of the season bearing down on parts of the u-s. how many inches of snow could fall by later today. thankfully, no snow here but winter is coming for us too. the chilly change that same system is bringing this
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announcing massive job cuts as it struggles tor recover from it's diesel emmission scandal. in the last hour, company officials said they will lay off 30-thousand employees.. saving some three-point-seven billion euros a year. most of the jobs are in germany. volkswagen has agreed to pay 15 billion dollars in a settelement with the u-s, after it was found some vehicles had software that turned off emissions controls. happening now - more than hundred homeless children don't hove to. sam sweeney is live in nortehast d-c to explain.. sam? ruth pollar d/ sleep out particiap nt new developments in a home invasion
operation. authorities believe sirleaf shot and killed lone during a botched robbery attempt. gregg is facing firearms charges. sirleaf has been charged with murder. new developments after a food truck caught on fire on the george washington university campus. now: investigators say it was caused by operator error and the improper fueling of its generator. three people were injured when the falafel truck ignited. two remain in critical condition. happening today.. ice-skating season kicks off on the national mall. the national gallery of art's sculpture morning. to celebrate opening day - anyone who skates, gets a free cup of hot chocolate. stormwatch seven tracking the first major blizzard of the season - hitting parts of the u-s right now. and next - we'll be feeling some of the effects. meteorologist molly cochran is live in the weather center.. nine states from utah to minnesota are getting hit with the first major blizzard this season - and it's already deadly. one person was killed in a pile-up in
causing nightmares on the roads. in wyoming - cars were sent spinning and sliding during heavy snowfall. an in denver- it's a temperature roller coaster. it went from a record hot 80 degrees -- down to 34. that's a 46-degree drop in just 24 hours. molly toss to eileen - saturday a 2 season day 1st half: sunny, breezy, & mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. - saturday a 2 season day 1st half: sunny, breezy, & mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. chilly start, unseasonably
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stormwatch7 metergologists is tracking big changes in the forecast. the blizzard hitting part of the country - and the huge changes to our weather that same system will be bringing to the dmv. good morning toss to eileen - around 70 this afternoon - saturday a 2 season day 1st half: sunny, breezy, & mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. chilly start, unseasonably warm afternoon.
hearing yesterday about the issue. officials discussed a resolution that opposes federal raids against illegal aliens. mayor muriel bowser tweeted last night, quote.. "we've reaffirmed d-c's status as a sanctuary city.. and will continue to send this message because residents should feel safe." critics of sanctuary cities argue, the policies harbor criminals, and endanger public welfare. donald trump says he plan illegal aliens who have a criminal history. he's vowed to slash federal funding to cities that won't cooperate. d-c mayor muriel bowser, hosting her french counterpart today. paris mayor "anne hidalgo" will be here in washington. at nine this morning, bowser and hidalgo will talk with d-c public schools students about the benefits of international travel and exposure to different cultures. and what better way to learn than with food. the students will be making french crepes! how cute is this?!
canine calendar today. your favorite players posing along side some cuddly pups for a very worth cause. take a look at this ... alex ovechkin with "toby" -- a retriever mix rescued from thailand. and "chewy" there is a lab mix. and holt-beast! here's the goalie with his friend -- "lil bit" -- a coonhound mix. t.j. oshie posing here with his dog "charlie" -- an australian shepherd. there are a ton of other players and pups in the calendar too. they sell for 20 dollars with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting homeward trails -- a rescue organization that helps abandoned pups find
mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. chilly start, unseasonably warm afternoon. highs: 66-71 winds: s 5 mph tonight: mainly clear and cold. lows: 38-47 saturday: sunny, breezy, and mild through lunchtime. late day showers, windy, rapidly falling temperatures. highs: 63-69 winds: sw 10-15 to nw 15-25 g 40 mph
has been fired - after an outburst - that included a racial slur - left her classroom stunned. the incident was all caught on video. " the teacher - who has not been identified - used the racial slur while yelling at the students at harlem park middle school. this happened tuesday, in science class. the school system says such behavior is unacceptable, and she has been fired. this morning we're hearing the desperate 911 call- from a woman who was being attacked by a bear in frederick county! it's maryland's first ever bear attack. karen osborne was walking her dog
the ground by the 200-pound animal. karen osborne had to have surgery. she's still in the hospital with a broken arm, and 80 stitches --- but says she is looking forward to thanksgiving. covering metro.. dozens of rail cars are now being shuffled around, because of a safety hazard. officials just recently became aware of the issue with the 4000 series rail cars. on those cars' control panel, numbers tell the train's driver how fast to go. zero is basically a stop sign. metro says there's a small possibility the wrong speed recommendation could be given. and that's a risk officals don't want
no safety risk if the 4000 series cars are in the "middle" of six or eight car trains. a 7 on your side consumer alert this morning.. for those who use uber in maryland. the popular ride sharing service is threatening to pull out of the state if regulators require it to revamp it's driver screening system. next week, maryland's public service commission is scheduled to hold three days of hearings that will determine if ride services like uber and lyft will have to use fingerprinting in criminal backround checks on drivers. process is more comprehensive and accurate. happening now... president obama's european farewell. this morning -the commander in chief is wrapping up his final trip to the continent as president. right now, he's meeting with a group of european leaders in berlin. among them - leaders from germany, france britain, spain and italy. about an hour from now, mister obama will depart for the apec summit in peru. on this hill this morning - a new name in the running for
leader. ohio congressman tim ryan plans to challenge nancy pelosi for the seat she's held for six years. ryan was just elected to his eighth term in the house. pelosi has been in office since 19-87. this is the first time she's faced a challenger since taking the minority leader role in 20-10. the vote will be held november 30th. this morning - d-c police bringing holiday cheer to city children. officers will be ha and thier parents at five elementary schools. the turkey delivery kicks off at 9:30 this morning. coming up at six - smart shopping. how seven on your side saved one woman hundreds on doggie dental care. plus - red light roulette. are those controversial cameras life-savers or rip-offs? we'll weigh two sides of the toll.. and some new tunes for the holiday season, just hours away. we'll talk with wash f-m's loo and chilli about the big switch
the white house is also getting ready for the holidays. the official christmas tree was cut down this week and is now on its way to the executive mansion. it's coming from whispering pines tree farm in wisconsin, and expected to arrive a week from today. the tree will go on display in the blue room for the obamas' last christmas in the white house. and outside the white house - the lighting of the national christmas tree is adding some big stars to it's musical line-up. garth brooks and trisha yearwood al perform during the ceremony on the ellipse, december first. james taylor, chance the rapper and kelly clarkson were already scheduled.
- around 70 this afternoon - saturday a 2 season day 1st half: sunny, breezy, & mild 2nd half: rain, wind, and rapidly falling temperatures - unseasonably cold sunday & monday - showers by thanksgiving today: mostly sunny. chilly start, unseasonably warm afr tonight: mainly clear and cold. lows: 38-47 winds: light saturday: sunny, breezy, and mild through lunchtime. late day showers, windy, rapidly falling temperatures. highs: 63-69 winds: sw 10-15 to nw
jennifer lopez surprised guests at the 17th annual latin grammy awards last night. when she performed with and presented an award to her ex-husband marc anthony. she described marc, the father of her 8-year-old twins as "a living legend" as she presented him with the latin grammy awards' person of the year kiss" and the former couple gave in with a small peck. the two were married from 2004 to 2011. he has been re married since 2014. the wait is finally over! the harry potter
and where to find them" is looking at a big opening - some conservative estimates put it in the 70-80 million dollar range - could break 100 million. it's been five years since a magic-based movie from the mind of j.k. rowling was released. also opening, the teen angst comedy "the edge of seventeen," and the boxing drama "bleed for this." and everyone wants to know when is the christmas music starting on 97.1 wash-fm...this morning we know the time, but what will be the first song? what else does wash-fm have planned this holiday season? we are going to take you
>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. larry: impact to metro this 80 cars being yanked from service without warning. autria: donald trump narrowing down his shortlist. the -- the new names in line for his top spots of the white house. larry: fall today, winter tomorrow. for a micah johnson is tracking the drastic drop in temperatures. he will need that winter coat very soon. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org]