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tv   Good Morning Washington 430am  ABC  March 2, 2017 4:30am-5:00am EST

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happening today.
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for human remains inside two fairfax county parks. several teams are now combing the grounds at holmes run park in lincolnia, and tysons pimmit park in falls church. detectives say a source indicated that human remains may have been dumped in that area. and we are being told that this investigation is gang related. so far-- police say they have not found anything suspicious. new revelations this morning about the trump administration's potential ties to the russian government during the course of the presidential campaign. now attorney general jeff sessions is accused of meeting with russia's u-s ambassador-- then lying to congress about it during his confirmation hearing. abc's maggie rulli has more. a possible delay in a supreme court case
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bathrooms. the high court was set to hear arguments this month. but - a virginia school board is calling on the court to delay it -- to allow the trump administration to weigh in. the case centers on gavin grimm of gloucester. grimm was born female- and identifies as male. that lead to a legal battle with gavin's school which mandates that he use the bathroom corresponding to the gender on his birth certificate. this week- abc-7 brought you an inside look at gavin's case- as it approaches the sup
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"gavin's battle" right now -- at wjla.com. after that unpredictable outcome at the oscars-- you might have been able to predict this. the accountants involved in the best picture mishap -- will not be back. a pair of staffers from price-waterhouse-c oopers will never do another oscars show. the firm says brian cullinan was distracted backstage, when he slipped the wrong envelope to the presenters. as for the firm's future with the academy? that's now under review. ski season will be coming to an end early at wisp this year. the resort in garrett county, maryland will close up for the season on sunday. this is video from the resort's live stream ... you can see - less than ideal ski conditions. owners are blaming the unusually warm winter. coming up-- a state of emergency declared in the midwest after monster tornadoes touch down. the clean up effort now reaching neighborhoods hit hard by the storm. we'll get an update on the damage, coming up.
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- cool first weekend of march - 60s return next week today: mostly sunny, windy to breezy, and much cooler. highs: 48-54 winds: nw 15-25 g 40 falling to 30 mph tonight: increasing clouds. cold. lows: 29-35 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. flurries, light snow showers. breezy and cold. highs: 39-45 winds: nw 10-15 g 30+ mph
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coming up. police officers behind bars. how the department says the officers stole
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thousands of dollars from the citizens of baltimore. plus, a turbulent week for the organizers at coachella. a day after revealing the festival's new headliner.. customers get hit with some more bad news. why the concert is apologizing again... coming up.
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midwest are dealing with devastation.. after tornadoes swept through several states. in some areas-- the storms destroyed entire neighborhoods. richard cantu has more. developing now.. seven baltimore police officers are
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under arrest, indicted on federal racketeering charges. they're accused of robbing people of cash, ranging from 200 dollars.. to 200-thousand dollars.
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allegedly stop people, seize their money, and pocket it. some of the victims were not even suspected of a crime. the officers are also charged with falsifying time sheets.. allowing each of them to get tens of thousands of dollars in overtime pay. the officers were all, at some point, assigned to the department's gun trace task force. the police commissioner calls yesterday's arrests a necessary cleanse within his department. happening now.. a manhunt is underway for the killer of a a manhunt is underway for the killer of a 23-year-old nurse.. in nashville, tennessee. police say a man entered tiffany ferguson's apartment around five o-clock tuesday morning, and stabbed her repeatedly. a roommate says she woke up when she heard ferguson scream. fergusn
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where she died. shortly before the murder, the alleged killer was recorded on surveillance video. police believe after checking for unlocked cars, he moved on to unlocked apartments. ferguson's sister says there was a problem with ferguson's door, and that may be how the killer got in. some disturbing news for anyone with a coachella website account.. the music festival's website has been hacked. coachella- dot-com emailed its website users this week. it warned.. hackers illegally gained access to information. it includes user-names, first and last names, email addresses, shipping addresses, phone numbers, and dates of birth. the company says it doesn't believe any "financial" data was compromised. the cherry blossoms are now in full bloom.. inside a northwest d.c. pop-up bar. the "cherry blossom pub" opened last night in the shaw neighborhood. the pub is in two bars that are right next to each other on sev
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efficiency." you can get cherry blossom-themed drinks. the real blossoms are expected to reach peak bloom from march 14th through 17th. abc7 and newschannel 8 are the proud, official t-v sponsors of the national cherry blossom festival. at xx time for weather. toss to eileen wind advisory in effect until 10am. gusts 35+ mph. - much cooler today - few flurries friday - cool first weekend of march - 60s return next week today: mostly sunny, windy to breezy, and much cooler. highs: 48-54 winds: nw 15-25 g 40 falling to 30 mph
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lows: 29-35 winds: nw 5-10 mph friday: partly sunny. flurries, light snow showers. breezy and cold. highs: 39-45 winds: nw 10-15 g 30+ mph
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coming up--
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jump off a sky-scraper and end up in jail. and you won't believe how police caught them.. we'll explain coming up.
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base-jumped off san francisco's hilton tower tuesday night. the men reportedly jumped from the 46-story building, landing on a nearby street. coincidentally-- two cops watched the whole thing from their cruiser. the officers arrested them as soon as they landed. it's a case of bad luck for the jumpers and great timing for the officers. the pair now faces charges, among them, trespassing and conspiracy for entering restricted areas without permission. a british airlines flight, forced to delay this week because the plane --- had a mouse problem. the flight headed to san francisco was stopped as passengers sat ready to take off on the runway. one passenger joked -- could it not get a visa?
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4-hours for crews to clear the plane. no word on if crews ever found that mouse. there is much more coming up on good morning washington. coming up at the top of the hour, we continue to follow the breaking news overnight. attorney general jeff sessions now under fire over a new report surrounding his ties to russia. the details.. coming up.
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general jeff sessions out. his alleged meetings with russian officials and what it means moving forward. its becoming a trend--way too common across the country. another hate message targeting mosques why they keep happening in our area.. good morning washington. good morning washington. toss to eileen wind advisory in effect until 10am. gusts 35+ mph. - much cooler today - few flurries friday - cool first weekend of march - 60s return next week today: mostly sunny, windy to breezy, and much cooler.

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