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weather alert. heavy rain, flash flooding and gusty winds. we're expecting it all today. the stormtwatch seven team is tracking everything you need to know. good morning washington. toss to eileen
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- rain likely today; still very humid - morning showers, pm sun friday - nice weekend ahead with lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy at times. highs: 77-84 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy with showers. patchy fog. mild & muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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breaking now at 5:xx - another violent night in d-c and
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four people shot - three of them ending up dead. the first shooting, happening here in northeast washington.
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were hit with gunfire in on 50th street, right near "kelly miller middle school". the man died at the hospital. we're told the boy was also transported, conscious and breathing. and then in district heights - a second double shooting. this, happening just before one this morning on "atwood street". prince george's county police say they found two men with multiple gunshot wounds lying in a parking lot at the woodlands springs apartment copmlex. both were pronounced dead at the scene. so far no word on a motive or suspects in either case. happening now - g-o-p majority whip steve scalise back in the intensive care unit. the congressman taking a turn for the worse overnight. sam sweeney is live at washington medstar where doctors are closely monitoring his condition.. sam. new this hour president trump -
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new this hour president trump - speaking in poland as he continues his rounds during the g20 summit. the president addressing the united states' strong relationship
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their mission to defeat isis..alongside nato partners. he also scolded north korea for it's recent missile tests. later this week president trump is slated to meet with russian president vladmir putin. slated to meet with russian president vladmir putin. new details about the former charles county educator and coach accused of sexually abusing 10 boys, and producing child porn.. carlos bell already
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positive. and now we've learned, he worked at other places where he had access to children. that's raising concern that there could be other victims. bell worked at four charles county schools. before that, he briefly worked as a facility attendant with charles county's community services department. more recently, he worked with a contractor that took care of kids before and after school. last spring, he volunteered as an assistant coach for a track club. the man charged with bringing an arsenal of weapons to the trump hotel is back in court today. last friday, a judge denied a motion to release "bryan moles". prosecutors say he drove from his pennsylvania home to the district back in may, with a military style rifle. he pleaded not guilty and has been ordered to have a mental evaluation. also today - another competency hearing for the montgomery county mother accused in the disappaerance of her two young children. catherine hoggle was arrested back in 20-15. she's been undergoing a mental health evaluation since then. in april, a judge ruled that she was still not competent
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but the judge believes she is quote "restorable". hoggle's two children, jacob and sarah have never been found. today's hearing begins at 8:30. montgomery county reporter "kevin lewis" will be in the courtroom getting an update. coming up - a city on fire. brand new video just released from the gatlinburg wildfire. the moment first responders came face to face with the flames - still ahead. and a weather alert wake up. strong storms for your ride to and from work. the chance for flash floods, next.
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lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy at times. highs: 77-84 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy with showers. patchy fog. mild & muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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dangerous accident july fourth. a tube on "the tornado" flipped over.. knocking rider "christina orebaugh" unconscious. orebaugh spent the night in the hospital where doctors treated her for a broken toe, fractured shoulder and a broken collarbone. the ride will remain closed until an investigation is comple
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incident in district heights. a 14-year-old boy - with severe injuries- from backyard fireworks! the 9th grader- losing fingers- and suffering burns - after someone tossed a cherry bomb' explosive at him. it blew up in his hand- and set his shirt on fire. fireworks are illegal in prince george's county- unless you're a certified pyro-technician. neighbors in that area tell abc-7 they plan to have a tough talk with their kids about fireworks safety. in california - july fourth fireworks partially blamed for a health alert. smoke from the shows, combined with soaring temperatures and air pollution an creating dangerous breathing conditions, especially in the valleys. you can see the cloud of smog in this chopper shot. and with another heatwave coming, it's only going to get worse over the next few days. happening now.. 38 wildfires burning out west - and this morning, a manunt for a suspect accused of setting
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officials in arizona say the man you see here, opened fire on a forest service employee as they closed in on him. the suspect is wanted for started eight small brush fires at a campground in arizona monday. dry and hot conditions in the southwest are making the risk of wildfires increasingly dangerous. new video this morning showing the moments police first arrived to the deadly gaitlinburg wildfires back in november. the entire town in tennessee - lit up in flames. dash cam video shows officers..speeding through town over blowing embers..putting their own fears aside to rescue hundreds or people fleeing the fire. 14 people were killed in the wildfires and another 175 were killed in the wildfires and another 175 were injured. damage was estimated at more than 500 million dollars. just last week - charges against the two teens accued of starting the fires were dropped.
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a lynchburg woman's vehicle is getting a lot of attention this morning - and that's a good thing. take a look. a facebook post shows a photo of her s-u-vb. written on the back - "needed: type "o" kidney" - and a phone number to call. trina layne is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. she's been on the list for three years layne lost her father and several other family members to kidney disease, and hopes this will help raise awareness about a huge need in the area. the facebook post has already been shared hundreds of times. time now for weather - rain likely today; still very humid - morning showers, pm sun friday - nice weekend ahead with lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy at times. highs: 77-84 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy with
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& muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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flooding. its guaranteed to be a tough morning commute. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. good morning washington. toss to eileen - rain likely today; still very humid - morning showers, pm sun friday - nice weekend ahead with lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy ghs: 77-84 nds: e 5-10 mph night: oyith showers. patchy fog. mild & muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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breaking overnight.. an officer involved shooting last night in the district.
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700 block of newton place northwest around 10 o'clock. the police chief says the officer shot a "suspect" he saw with a gun. the suspect went to the hospital with
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injuries. but the chief did not elaborate on any other details of the shooting. roads in the area are now reopen. in new york.. an emotional vigil held for the n-y-p-d officer ambushed yesterday morning while on patrol. family and friends gathered just steps from where 48-year-old "miosotis familia" was shot. the 12-year-veteran was sitting in her vehicle when a gunman walked up to the window and opened fire. she died later at the hospital. an investigation is underway in prince george's county into an apparent turf war involving two firefighters. a prince george's county firefighter is accused of assaulting a volunteer firefighter.. at the scene of a house fire. the incident happened sunday in berwyn heights. the two firefighters were allegedly fighting over who should put out the flames. a prince george's
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department spokesman says the department has zero tolerance for workplace violence. he says both firefighters have been taken off operational duty, as the investigation continues. disturbing new details- in a sexual assault case out of charles county. a teacher's aide - accused of abusing multiple children- and revealing he has h-i-v. now we're learning carlos bell may have had access to kids- even while under investigation! suzanne kennedy is live in waldorf - suzanne? developing now..
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earthquakes shaking people awake
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in lincoln
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earthquake hit. there aren't reports of injuries... but many people briefly lost power and there was a gas leak in helena. the quake was so strong people felt it in bozeman, idaho and great falls. and a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit the philippines -- southwest of manila. there were no reports of injuries or damage. eileen -- we're just dealing with rain this morning... - rain likely today; still very humid - morning showers, pm sun friday - nice weekend ahead with lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy at times. highs: 77-84 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy with showers. patchy fog. mild & muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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the weapon of choice? paint ball guns. the problem is plaguing the streets of southeast d-c.. john gonzalez is live there with more - and john this looks more like something out of a video game! trt of nats: 0:06 out ... walking down!!! followed by snap, snap, snap of paint gun right now: d-c police- want you to see this
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d-c police- want you to see this surveillance footage. officers want to find these guys. it's in connection with a swarm of a-t-v's and dirt bikes- riding dangerously - in several locations. we've been showing you the footage for weeks. investigators need your help. to see more surveillance footage- go to wjla.com. developing now- an intesifying showdown with north korea. the u-n security council met for an emergency meeeting wednesday. speaking to the group, u-s ambassador to the united nations, nikki haley, called the test a "clear and sharp military escalation" -- and said u-s military action remains on the table. haley also threatened u-s trade with china and
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threatened u-s trade with china and russia, north korea's largest trading partners - and urged both nations to take action. haley also threatened u-s trade with china and russia, north korea's largest trading partners - vice president mike pence, enjoying a night out on the town. he was spotted out meanwhile here in d-c.. vice president mike pence, enjoying a night out on the town. he was spotted out last night at the kennedy center, seeing "the sound of music". coming up at six - a toddler forced out of his seat on a united flight. the new apology from the airline... plus - we call get those annoying
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way. how maryland's attorney general is fighting back. and a new theory about the fate of aviator amelia earhart. the new photo some say could rewrite history - coming up at six. interested in a part time job, that's easy to get hired for, and is guaranteed to pay decent money, immediately? consumer reporter john matarese checks out the hottest "side hustle" these days.. so you don't waste your money. by the way...uber has just announced it by the way...uber has just announced it
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just announced it will start taking tips like lyft, which means uber drviers may soon be making even more. it's 5: and time for a check on weather. - rain likely today; still very humid - morning showers, pm sun
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lower humidity! today: cloudy and very humid. rain likely; heavy at times. highs: 77-84 winds: e 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy with showers. patchy fog. mild & muggy. lows: 68-73 winds: se to sw 5 mph friday: am clouds & showers. pm sun. isolated late day thunderstorms. still very humid. highs: 86-91 winds: nw 5-10 mph
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something good. this past weekend - the leesburg freedom all-star team won the 10-u loudoun firecracker softball tournament. they made a comeback from a 7 run deficit in the championship game! congratulations!!! if you have some good news to share - email us at goodnews@wjla.co m so we can share it with the dmv. kidd o'shea in the now.. rob kardashian says instagram shut down his page on yesterday following his several posts attacking his former fiance. rob then brought his tirade to twitter, accusing fellow reality star blac chyna of infidelity and drug use. earlier in the day, he posted explicit photos of blac chyna on instagram. the post has since been deleted. both were top trending topics worldwide on twitter.
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halfway through the year - kendrick lamar and ed
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super soaker coming up at six - a super soaker thursday. take a look at this - heavy rain falling all across the region right now, and it's not going anywhere soon. meteorologist veronica johnson is tracking the slow moving storm - in three minutes.
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>> keeping you safe during severe weather. larry: on your side this morning, eileen whelan is in storm trak 7. heading up 95. autria: we want to get started with veronica johnson. we have the potential for flash flooding? veronica: we do. there is a flood warning that has been issued for portions of stafford county, prince william county for this morning's heavy rain that will be coming through. it has been coming through already. we have a lot more that is behind it. let's talk about road conditions. with the downpours and thunderstorms later today, i think our only break is going to come around lunchtime when things are going to start to ease up.

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