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a house going up in flames. the obstacle making things even more difficult for firefighters. plus - rallying against racism the new show of support at fenway for the orioles' adam jones.. and clear blue skies for your wednesday, as the stormwatch seven team tracks heavy rain ahead later this week. good morning washington. toss to eileen - another beautiful day; cooler - clouds increase tomorrow - heavy rain friday; showers saturday - cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph
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becoming mostly cloudy. cool and breezy. highs: 65-70 winds: se 10-15 mph
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breaking news closer to home.. a homicide
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happening right now in prince george's county. police say a man was shot multiple times overnight at a gas station. this all happened at the exxon on silver hill road in suiltand. the victim was pronounced dead on the scene. so far no word on a possible suspect. and in montgomery county.. flames ripping through a rockville home. suzanne kennedy is live at the scene - ? now to breaking news from chicago.. a manhunt
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two police officers are shot. sam sweeney is at the live desk. larry, chicago police believe this was a targeted attack. right now we know both of those officers are in serious but stable condition at the hospital. chicago police say the plainclothes officers were in a high crime neighborhood on the city's south side when suspects in two vehicles pulled up alongside them and began firing. the officers were shot in the exchange. they also returned fire. one officer was hit in the arm and hip. the other officer was shot in the back. police believe they may have been targeted.
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happening now... increased security at dominion high school in sterling after a threat was made. the loudoun county sheriff's office learned about the online post late tuesday. overnight - they determined it was not credible. but there will be extra deputies at the school today as a precaution. a key clue this morning bringing investigators closer to finding those responsible for a racist display on the american unversity campus. police believe this person-spotted on campus around 4 a-m monday may be the person responsible for hanging bananas with nooses across campus. investigators believe the bananas were meant to offend members of an all black sorority. right now a 1-thousand dollar reward is being offered for inform
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suspect leading to an arrest. last night in boston, orioles center fielder adam jones recieved a standing ovation from the red sox crowd just one day after he heard racial taunts from fans. before the game, red sox team officials met apologized to jones on behalf of the organization and assured him they are taking steps to prevent monday's incident from happening again. the red sox say they have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to racial slurs, but to enforce it the team relies on fans reporting intolerant behavior.
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- cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph thursday: partly becoming mostly cloudy. cool and breezy. highs: 65-70 winds: se 10-15 mph
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it was down to the wire in boston.. the wizards, taking wire in boston.. the wizards, taking
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letting game two slip away. the takeaways for their return to washington tomorrow.. and baring at all. the streaker who took to the streets overnight in d-c.
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a streaker on the streets of d-c.. sam sweeney is at the live desk larry, this isn't something you see everyday.. a naked man in the middle of 14th street near u street. this is video from the scene as officers evaluted the situation. witnessess say he walked into the middle of the street and pulled down his pants. its unclear if the man was drunk or on drugs. this is at least the second incident like this... last month another man on pcp stopped stopped traffic on 14th
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that was caputured on video as well... a terrifying couple minutes in the streets of dc. and this morning, a mother -- risking her life to save children. life to save children. monday evening -- shots rang out at 13th and "g" streets southeast. that's right by potomac garden apartment on capitol hill. police say three men got out of their car, and opened fire -- about 30 shots in all. that's when the mother shielded her children with her body, and hoped for the best. the men were said to have
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weapons. police are still looking for them this morning. happening now.. a search for multiple suspects who yanked a couple off their motorcycle at gun-piont and drove away! it happened early sunday morning right around chevy chase circle. the area rarely sees violent crimes like this. d-c police are looking for five people who were possibly driving a dodge pick up truck. want a rowhouse in northwest -- for free? two historic row houses just off dupont circle on n street are up for grabs... but there is a catch. if you want one - you'll have to move it because the land they are on is slated for a new development. the homes have to be raised on blocks- in an expensive process- and that would have to be done by this summer. caught on camera. the frightening moment a plane came crashing down in the middle of traffic in washington stat
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your screen.. there you see the plane clipping power lines before bursting into a ball of flames as it crashed into cars and hit a light pole. miraculously police said there were no serious injuries. the washington capitals are back on the ice tonight for game four in pittsburgh. the penguins will be down a key player. sidney crosbey will not play because of a concussion. the penguins though still lead the series, two game to one. the puck drops at 7:30. the wizards have dug themselves in a big hole--now down two games to nothing against the boston celtics in the second round of the playoffs. last night's game two was a thriller..going into overtime. john wall with 40 points but boston's isaiah thomas was just unstoppable. scoring 53 points--29 of them in the fourth quarter and overtime. his 53 points are the second highest in celtics playoff history. boston wins 129 to 119. gamehr
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at the verizon center - and we've got your ticket! we're giving away our second pair of playoff tickets in our six o'clock hour. but before that - a major clue. watch at 5:45 to find out exactly what time you need to call in to win. and if you arent caller number seven this morning - dont' worry. we've got three more pairs of tickests to give away tomorrow! a big week of giveaways here on good morning washington. we've also got kings dominion tickets next hour - but right now you could be going to the luke bryan concert! call 703-528-7334 and you could be going to his concert next week at jiffy lube. again that number is 703-528-7334. caller number seven wins! time now for weather - another beautiful day;
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- clouds increase tomorrow - heavy rain friday; showers saturday - cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph thursday: partly becoming mostly cloudy. cool and breezy. highs: 65-70 winds: se 10-15 mph
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y2cpsy yi0y - another beautiful day; cooler - clouds increase tomorrow - heavy rain friday; showers saturday - cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph thursday: partly becoming mostly cloudy. cool and breezy. highs: 65-70 winds: se 10-15 mph
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right now at 5:xx - we're following right now at 5:xx - we're following breaking news in prince george's and montgomery county.
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we're following breaking news in prince george's and montgomery county. first in suitland - an active crime scene right now after a man was shot and killed. it happened at the exxon on silver hill road. so far no word on a suspect. and in rockville..flames tearing through a house on southend road. the fire is now out but hoarding conditions at the home made it difficult for firefighters. no one was hurt. happening today - a new push for change after a scathing report about d-c's v-a hospital. q mca
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happening today. the woman charged with dwi after
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cruiser of fairfax county's chief of police is due in court. in decemeber, 40-year-old christie edgar slammed into the back of a chief edwin rossler's car at a red light in centreville. he was treated for minor injuries. edgar was arrested at the scene. our northern virginia bureau chief jeff goldberg will be in the courtroom and will have more as a plea is entered. in the district - mayor muriel bowser is taking on the city's expensive childcare market. this morning - she'll announce a new clinic to help families find affordable childcare - and this is just the first step. as part of bowser's 2018 budget, she's directing over $15 million in new funding for childcare inititives. a 2016 report from child care aware of america found the annual cost of a childcare center in
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dollars! that's the highest in the region - and one of the highest in the country. hillary clinton is speaking out again.. about what led to her stunning loss in the presidential election. she admits she made some mistakes. but she says the intervening events in the last ten days of the campaign led to her loss. she's now writing a book about her experience. but an abc news-"washington post" poll released late last month found.. if the election were held again, mr. trump would not only win.. he'd win the popular vote, which he failed to do in november. sunny now but stormwatch seven is tracking rain on the radar for
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us if it will last through the weekend - next. ♪ hey allergy muddlers are you one sneeze away from being voted out of the carpool? try zyrtec® zyrtec® starts working hard at hour one and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. stick with zyrtec®. muddle no more®. try rhinocort® allergy spray for powerful nasal allergy relief.
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rivers around st. los.
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the meramec river is forecast to crest today above the previous record set in 20-15. this as more heavy rain is on the way today and tomorrow. the death toll from flooding since heavy storms over the weekend has climbed to five. - another beautiful day; cooler - clouds increase tomorrow - heavy rain friday; showers saturday - cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph thursday: partly becoming mostly cloudy. cool and breezy. highs: 65-70 winds: se 10-15 mph
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take two... coming up - the
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this morning we've got one of the hottest tickets in town - and it could be yours! we're talking wizards playoffs tickets to tomorrow nights game. here's what you need to do.. watch good morning washington at 6:50 this morning. at 6:50 we'll up open up the phone lines. and if you don't win today - you'll have three more chances tomorrow! right now at 5:xx - a key clue - after a racist display on the american university campus! surveillance video- now allowing police to trace the steps of their suspect. they say the man seen here - hung bananas from nooses at the school. john gonzalez is following the new developments this morning..
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developing now -
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rouge, amid reports that may not happen in the shooting death of alton sterling. sam sweeney is following the new developments at the live desk. there are reports the justice department could announce as early as today- that it has decided not to bring charges against two white baton rouge police officers... who shot and killed sterling. last night, a vigil outside the convenience store -- where he died in july of last year. the 37-year-old was selling homemade cd's outside that convenience store at the time. the incident was captured on cellphone video and sparked protests in louisana -- and around the country. sterling's family is heartbroken over the news. a po
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saw the butt of a gun in one of sterling's pants pockets and saw him try to reach for it before he was shot. we do want to point out -- the governor of louisiana says his office has not been notified of any federal decision in this investigation. we're also closely watching new developments in dallas ... where a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed by a police officer over the weekend. this morning - police are changing thier story. the teen was riding in a car after a house party when he was shot. on monday the department said the vehicle was agressively backing down the street, to be used as a weaopon. now, they've backtracked, saying body camera footage shows the car was actually driving away from police. the officer has been fired.
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developing now.. an assault involving a school staff member and a student. it happened yesterday afternoon in the 600 block of 15th street northeast... just off h street. d-c police have not confirmed the name of the school - but the only one on that block is miner elementary school. we reached out to d-c public schools as well, but so far no comment. right now we're waiting on the police report - and we'll update you as soon as we get it. this morning.. loudoun county police want to know if there are more victims out there- after they arrested a man for soliciting a minor. derrick la marr jones of catonsville is accused of soliciting a young woman from ashburn. police say he uses social media- and meets people at comic book conventions. investigators say he uses an alias of "kano" or "lee." if you have any information - call police. bad news for alexandria homeowners.. the city council is indicating it plans to raise the local property tax rate five-point-seven cents. the move is an attempt to address years of overcrowded schools, aging buildings
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still-growing bill for metro. the proposal would cost the owner of an average alexandria home about 356 dollars more per year in property taxes. the council is set to vote on the proposal tomorrow. the house is set to vote on a bipartisan spending bill today. but the white house is pushing back on democrats claiming they got the better end of the deal. budget director mick mulvaney says the agreement is actually a win for the administration. meanwhile a frustrated president trump lashed out in a tweet that the country quote "needs a good shutdown in september to fix the mess." top house republicans are scrambling to prevent another collapse of their push to repeal and replace obamacare. but they may have found a way to win over some moderate g-o-p holdouts. at issue.. pre-existing conditions. under the current proposal, states would be allowed to opt out of covering them. that move satisfies the hard-line freedom caucus.. but not republican moderates, like fred upton of michigan.
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upton is now working on an amendment. it would provide eight-billion dollars over five years to help people with pre-existing conditions pay premiums. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - another beautiful day; cooler - clouds increase tomorrow - heavy rain friday; showers saturday - cooler than average this weekend through next week today: mostly sunny. cooler and breezy. highs: 64-68 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ tonight: partly cloudy. cool. lows: 43-52 winds: ne 5 mph thursday: partly becoming mostly cloudy. cool an
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winds: se 10-15 mph
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kidd o'shea in the now..
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on monday we told you about ryan seacrest taking on the new hosting gig with kelly ripa on live. so what does kelly's bff andy cohen think of ryan as the new host? he tells us weekly "he's a star" a lot of people thought andy would have been the co-host, he filled in six times over the last year. andy said, "first of all, they never asked and second of all, i couldn't do it" he goes on to say his current job with bravo is a full time job, he barely sleeps now, he would never sleep if he had another full time job. comedian will arnett played host last night on jimmy kimmel live as jimmy takes time off to
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born baby. but it seems like the show was expecting another funny will to fill in yesterday we had a lot of fun hear on
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washington... coming up at six - breaking news overnight in rockville. suzanne live
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♪ >> now "good morning washington," on your side. autria: a family forest from their home -- forced from their home. they: and the latest on conditions of officer just minute from the operating table. autria: and get ready for the roller coaster of weather. we are tracking a forecast with a lot of changes. so much going on. it will be one of the last days it is really nice. good morning. i am autria godfrey. larry: i'm larry smith. happy birthday to washington dc,

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