tv Good Morning Washington 430am ABC January 27, 2017 4:30am-5:00am EST
we start with some breaking news. while many people were sleeping-- a united airlines flight from d-c was making an emergency landing in tennessee. airport officials say the flight was forced to land in nashville after reporting smoke coming from one of it's engines. emergency crews met the plane on the runway
engine but no flames. they still applied water and foam. all passengers and crew were able to safely evacuate the plane, and no injuries are reported. one week after taking the oath of office-- and president donald trump has a lot on his plate. a deep diplomatic rift seems to be growing between the u-s, and mexico. this comes as president trump prepares to host british prime minister theresa may at the white house. abc's stephanie ramos has more. as preident trump becomes more vocal
getting a better idea about the cost of that high-profile protest of president trump. ven activists were released from jail last night after a court appearence. they allegedly broke into a construction site in northwest early wednesday morning. the group eventually scaled a crane and hung a banner with the word "risist" on it. according to the court documents, the protest forced the company to halt work, costing it around half a million dollars. 150 workers were also sent home without pay. protesters say-- their cause was just. "so this isn't anything that's new or that we've created ourselves in order to be malicious, to attack people, it's a tactic." the protesters spent wednesday night in jail and are now charged with unlawful entry and destruction of property. they were released without bail. washington wizards fans already know thay they have one of the best point guards in the league. and the rest of the nba apparently knows that too. wall was named as one of the eastern conference reserves today - voted in by coaches. he leads east guards in asssits, steals and double-doubles -- this is john's 4th
game selection. a decorated olympian will be in virginia today-- but she won't need her sports gear. gold medalist simone biles is scheduled to speak this morning at a convocation ceremony at liberty university. the 19 year old won 5 medals, including 4 golds, at the olympic games in rio. the texas native was also named the ap female athlete of the year. coming up, road closures going into effect in this morning as thousands of protesters prepare to take to the streets in the district. more on the event.. and how it may impact your commute.. coming up. plus, a skier takes a huge fall on the slopes. and not even his friends can believe what happened next. the story.. coming up.
noon, on the grounds of the washington monument. anti-abortion advocates from all across the country are expected to attend. at one p.m. they'll march to the supreme court and the u.s. capitol. yesterday it was learned, vice president mike pence will speak at the rally. it's the first time a sitting vice-president has attended the annual pro-life event. white house advio
kellye anne conway will also speak at the event. there will be street closures in downtown washington, beginning at six this morning. our john gonzalez will have a live report.. coming up at the top of the hour. you can also see the entire route -- along with all the roads that will be closed. just log on to wjla dot com. the parents of murdered u-v-a student hannah graham are taking action in hopes of preventing similar tragedies. jesse matthew pleaded guilty in the 2014 murder.. graham's parents say he should have been stopped before he ever had contact with the alexandria native.. matthew was convicted of a misdemeanor four years before the murder. and he was later tied to a series of other crimes. the grahams are now pushing for d-n-a testing for
misdemeanors. they'll be in richmond today to urge house leadership to support a crime commission study advocating d-n-a databank enhancement. developing now .. ohio police are searching for the men responsible for a home invasion that ended with the murder of a 9-year-old girl. it happened january 18th near cincinnati. alex thompson says he was upstairs when three or four men barged ino his house. he says his nine-year-old daughter called for him.. and when he responded-- he saw one of the men pointing a gun at her head. thompson was shot four times. the family believes one of the bullets went through him,
nine-year-old alexandrea. there's still no word on a motive. so far.. no arrests. an update on the water crisis in flint, michigan.. the city's water no longer exceeds federally accepted levels for lead. but officials say the water is still not safe enough for residents to drink from their faucets. that's because lead-tainted pipes need to be replaced. and that process could take years. flint mayor karen weaver says residents should continue to drink bottled water.. or use filters. a very close call for a skier in utah.. and before you see this video-- just know that the skier is ok. devin stratton was backcountry skiing with a friend last week, wearing a go-pro camera. he was gliding along, seeing what looked like perfect, untouched snow ahead of him. but then something unexpected happened. stratton guesses he fell more than a hu
crashing into the snow. but get this--- he wasn't injured! he says his helmet was damaged, and thats about it.. at xx time for weather. toss - return to seasonable chill - dry, breezy and chilly saturday - chance for snow flurries/showers late sunday into monday today: partly sunny, breezy and chilly highs: 42-47 wind: west 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph+ tonight: partly cloudy and breezy lows: 30s winds: west 10-15 mph, higher gusts saturday: partly sunny and breezy highs: 40-45 winds: sw 10-15 mph, gusts to 25 mph +
cliff into running waters. take a look, it happened yesterday in the town of an-garays. officials say the area saw 10-straight hours of rain wednesday. they say it caused high waters to erode the hotel's cliffside leading to the collapse. everyone inside had been evacuated at the time. a new c-d-c study is
child is drinking. researchers say one-third of kids have two or more sugary drinks a day. some of those have up to 30-grams of sugar. the excess sugar is linked to weight gain, diabetes, cavities and more. the american heart association's recommended your child have no more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day. there is much more ahead at the top of the hour. we will be right back... we're rapidly losing credibility as handymen. mom washed our clothes. one wash with tide pods and we're right back where we started. we look like catalogue models! who trusts a clean handyman anyway?
next big march on washington. how the nation's capitol is getting ready for the march for life. plus - a presidential first for donald trump. the big visit happening today - and the showdown with another critical foreign ally. and the winter chill returns. breezy and cold as you head out - but the good news, you can grab those sunglasses. good morning washington. toss to vj - return to seasonable chill - dry, breezy and chilly saturday - chance for snow flurries/showers late sunday into monday today: partly sunny, breezy and chilly highs: 42-47 wind: west 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph+