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question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. mitt romney's position onpprove women's's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. this is news 4 at 11:00. >> tonight at 11:00, football firestorm. returning to the field for the first time since some players
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were kicked off the team for hiring prostitutes. new details in a bus crash. the driver said the brakes failed forcing him to slam into a home. a new report says that's not what happened. storm watch as a dangerous line of storms moves in our direction. controversy on the gridiron. dematha back on the football field. five players were absent. >> those high school athletes withdrew from high school after officials learned they hired prostitutes during an away game last weekend. erika gonzales is in annapolis with the fallout. >> reporter: beneath the friday night lights it's business at usual for dematha with the exception of losing five players because of a prostitution scandal. a spokesperson says five football players have withdrawn from the program after being caught hiring prostitutes. at tonight's game it's the talk of the field. >> i think something that clearly is illegal should not be
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accepted. >> reporter: dematha likened the withdrawal to someone who's about to be fired and quits instead. >> i think administration closes their eyes to a lot and i think it's a good thing this time they did not. >> reporter: "washington post" reported a parent of one of the teens said the group hired three prostitutes through an internet site at this north carolina hotel last weekend after their first game. dan mcmahon, principal for the nationally acclaimed school, says the incident happened saturday morning after bed check hall monitoring through the 4:30 hour. >> the school community is hurt by the actions of these few. >> reporter: this storm stag says the blame doesn't fall on the coaches or parents, but the parents. >> decision-making. by pretty much whoever decided to take the chance. >> reporter: this is just the beginning of the season for the stags and a lot of parents and students are telling us they're hoping this is not going to put a damper on the rest of us. the ride on bus that slammed
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into a silver spring home last month did not have a major mechanical flaw. montgomery county officials said driver error probably led to the crash. the driver said he lost control of the brakes coming down a hill. the examiner reports the bus had preventive maintenance a few weeks before. the driver is scheduled to meet with county officials. nobody was seriously hurt in this crash. a d.c. police captain has been arrested and accused of assaulting his wife in the back of a moving car. according to court records captain lamar west and his wife were arguing when he began choking her about 3:00 monday morning in upper marlboro. the driver stopped and another page held him down until police arrived. west has been charged with assault. motive for murder. a capital heights man is facing charges for killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in a creek. we learn the mother of two was
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killed for a few thousand dollars. sha mary stone has reaction from the victim's family. >> just -- just shock. >> reporter: it's the moment christine brown has waited more than a month for. prince george's county police arrested man they say killed her daughter, shivon phillips. >> i'm happy they caught him. >> reporter: police say her boyfriend, joseph jones, killed her for around $3,800 in cash. shivon was going to use the money to buy a car at an ouction in fredericksburg, virginia. >> the motive we believe is robbery. >> reporter: this video shows her hours before the murder helping her 2-year-old daughter out of a minivan. shivon and joseph jones drove to fredericksburg but they never made it to the auction. police say he killed her. >> her life is worth more than that. i mean -- my daughter is a kind person. >> reporter: investigators tell me they tracked joseph jones' cell phone records to this home
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depot in capital heights. police went inside and found him on surveillance video buying husky contractor clean-up bags, these right here. police say he placed shivon's body in one of the trash bags put it in a canvas bag. it was discovered in this creek in ft. washington. investigators found garbage bags and dna in jones' van. police arrested him yesterday. we tried to talk to his grandmother. i'd like to talk to huh about him. >> reporter: his grandson is charged with first and second degree murder. >> i want him to suffer in jail. >> an allex sandry yeah couple is charged with animal hoarding. they can't return home because city officials declared their house unsafe. officials said they were called to the home and found structural issues. animal control captured six cats and are setting traps to catch more inside. 68-year-old john bedwell is charged with misdemeanor cruelty to an mas.
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70-year-old madeline bedwell is charged with being an unfit owner. strong storms in louisville, kentucky, produced more than 22,000 lightning strikes in half an hour. now that system's headed our way. storm team 4 chief meteorologist doug cameron tells us what we can expect. >> out there right now, a very warm and humid atmosphere. we've seen in the last couple of days. 78 right now. dew point of 70. a heat index of 80. it's not going to take a lot to produce strong storms. tomorrow we're going too see them as severe storms making their way through the area. nothing right now as far as radar is concerned. all dry at the moment. it will be dry when you wake up. look pack to the west. we're looking at this dangerous line of thunderstorms, severe thunderstorm watches in effect from central portions of ohio all the way in towards northern portions of mississippi and around the memphis area. big-time thunderstorms making their way our way and they will get here just in time for maximum daytime heating. what does that mean, when will these storms blow through?
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i'll show you coming up. both presidential campaigns are working to spin the disappointing jobs report released today. employers added just 96,000 new jobs in august, far fewer than experts' predictions of 125,000. those numbers are down sharply from july. economists say we need at least 200,000 new jobs added every month to reduce the unemployment rate. this report comes at the start of a two-month sprint to election day. both president obama and mitt romney campaigned in new hampshire and iowa today. romney is selling the new job numbers as proof the president's policies aren't working. he also started a new commercial blits in battleground states today. the president defended his economic record saying the economy was losing jobs by the hundreds of thousands when he took office. he believes the numbers show progress but admits it's slower than he'd like. mitt romney will campaign in virginia tomorrow. today his wife ann romney hosted a vote for mitt rally in
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leesburg. the goal is to draw more female voters to the gop ticket. while in leesburg mrs. romney sat down for a one-on-one interview. >> i really hope that americans and virginians in particular have a really serious thought and say, you know, this guy is very competent, he's a good person. he's done a lot of the turnarounds in his life. let's give him the keys to this car and see whether he can't get this engine going. >> mrs. romney said she didn't watch the president's speech last night because she needed rest for today's campaign appearance. she did watch excerpts today, she said. romney will campaign in virginia beach and virginia tomorrow. a huge turn fout for stephen strasburg's last home start of the season after heated debate whether to shut him down. the game turned into an extra-innings nail-biter. carol maloney with more. >> fans who came to the park to see stephen strasburg dominate one last time left disappointed.
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the marlins who roughed him up in late august had his number again tonight. it was his performance on the mound, not his innings limit, that pulled him out of the game early. strasburg, he had his last start at home as you said. he had the fans behind him but they were stunned into silence. top one, two on for john carlos stant stanton. he ripped one into left, peterson scores, marlins lead 2-0 after the the first. up 3-2, stanton doing more damage. a solo shot here puts the marlins up 4-2. strasburg lasts three innings, 6 hits, 3 walks, 5 runs. his manager tries to explain what happened. >> be honest with you, i think he just -- was thinking too much about the decision, whether we were going to shut him down. didn't like it. you know. that's the way it is.
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>> strasburg's scheduled to make his final start of the season in new york on wednesday. guys, the nats still had plenty of fight left. we're going to have those highlights later in sports. the weekend's off to a slow start for some metro riders. construction on the red line will affect seven stations through sunday. trains will only run in one direction at the dupont circle and galladette stops. others will be closed off completely and the red line will be out of service at metro center and gallery place. the construction will improve wireless service in metro tunnels. in virginia drivers will have an easier and safe i way to get from dulles airport to the beltway. a new fly-over ramp is set to open tomorrow connecting traffic directly from the dulles access road to the inner loop and outer loop. when we come back, a parking garage collapses without warning and it's all caught on tape.
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every parent knows how hard it can be to travel with a baby. imagine having twins. how one mother decided to bribe passengers on a cross-country flight. from trash to treasure, this flea market find could fetch $100,000. and the buyer says she almost [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia,
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we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. a parking garage flatted. take a look at this surveillance video showing a four-story parking garage suddenly collapsing in ft. lauderdale,
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florida. witnesses say it shook the ground. you can see the debris blanketing the area with dust. amazingly, only two people suffered minor injuries here. could have been much worse. the parking garage was already scheduled for demolition, it just wasn't expected to happen spontaneously. the husband of a former falls church mayor is sentenced to prison for a sex crime. michael gardner sentenced to 22 years in prison for molesting two young girls at his daughter's slumber party. before sentencing gardner said he was falsely accused. but parents say their daughters told the truth and are disappointed gardner did not accept responsibility or show remorse. gardner's attorney plans to appeal. a d.c. pastor vows to continue her church's mission in spite of a brazen robbery at st. steven episcopal church in northwest d.c. surveillance video shows the robbery suspect follow a man inside the church. police say he forced the victim
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to the ground at gunpoint before robbing him. the pastor admits the robbery was a shock but says their work will not change. >> our doors will remain open. and that is our mission. and if we were ever to have to close our doors for fear, we might as well just close them forever. >> the suspect made off with the victim's iphone and wallet. police are still looking for him. a love triangle is to blame for grounding a flight from philadelphia to dallas. the plane was forced to turn around this week after police got a call claiming passenger chris shell was carrying liquid explosives. fbi officials determined that the call was a hoax. shell pointed the finger at another man, kenneth submit. today police arrested smith, who admitted to making the call in an act of revenge after shell posted a compromising picture of his girlfriend on facebook. if convicted, smith faces up to ten years in prison. thinking of waking up early tomorrow to go to a garage sale or estate sale?
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one virginia woman did that and it paid off big. she paid $7 for a painting because she liked the frame. turns out that painting is an authentic renoir worth somewhere close to $100,000. the anonymous owner bought it at a flea market in the shenandoah valley more than a year ago. her mother urged her to get it apraised before popping out the picture and replacing it. >> the lady brought it in in a plastic bag. when i told her it was right, she actually was taken to the side by a colleague, she nearly passed out. >> art historians believe renoir painted this piece in 1879. it will be auctioned off at the potomac company in alexandria on september 29th. >> wow. now to a story that's all over the internet. a mother from california flew cross country with newborn twin babies this week. worried the infants might disturb fellow flyers with their crying, she handed out goody bags. the bags including candy, ear
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plugs, and a note apologizing if the twins lost their cool. one passenger post at picture online and the story has gone global. tomorrow is their return flight home. the mother says more goody bags could be in store. that's a good idea. >> maybe cocktails on the way back. >> that's right. that's another way. >> really butter them up. >> that would work too. it's going to get wild out there. the one thing everybody has on their mine, is this another derecho? no, we're not going to see mass power outages. we could see power outages. thousands? potentially. hundreds of thousands like we did with the derecho? no. it is going to be strong enough we'll be talking about tomorrow afternoon. right now, temperatures out there into the 70s. but earlier today we hit 89 degrees and the dew point in the 70s was able to get us up to a heat index into the low 90s. a very warm and humid day all across the area. severe weather tomorrow, yeah,
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for sure. i do think we're going to see a pretty good chance of that. 78 now with winds out south at 9 miles per hour. as far as the temperatures go, we're on the mild side. 79 in leesburg. 72 in culpepper. 74 fredericksburg. 75 on the river. nothing on the radar yet except in the west. this is a very strong line of thunderstorms right now. numerous severe thunderstorm watches. the yellow boxes are all severe thunderstorm warnings. there have been a couple of tornado warnings out here. that will translate our way during the day tomorrow. the storm prediction center has our area and a flight risk for severe weather. we'll get strong thunderstorms, 30% chance those will come severe. to the north, philadelphia, portions of new york, northeastern portions of maryland, we're talking about a moderate risk. that's a very significant risk. upwards of 50% risk those storms will turn severe. you want to watch out along the i-95 corridor tomorrow. we'll be watching this line closely. nice and warm weather as far as
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that is concerned out ahead of it. we only need that trigger. the trigger comes with a very strong frochbl boundary. that front is going to move through and it's going to give us that chance of storms. as it does it's going to produce a couple of things. severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall. i'm not worried about flooding. it's only a 30-minute event, not a long-lived rain event. damaging winds is going to be the problem. we could have bouned trees, power lines too. here's the good news, this is a strong front. it's going to bring strong storms, then usher in some of the nicest air we have seen in some time. sunday, monday, tuesday, most of next week looking fantastic. starting tomorrow at 7:00 a.m., no rain tomorrow morning early. watch what happens right around noon. we're still dry, even through 1:00 here. then here comes the line. racing in from the west. and right around 5:00, 7:00, that's when i expect it to be right along the i-95 corridor. a little sooner to the west. a little later to the east.
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you want to keep an eye to the sky if you see dark clouds coming, you hear thunder, go inside. it should clear the entire area by around 9:00 tomorrow night. then we can start to settle down. once again, could produce some damage. we want to watch outer for that. high clouds tomorrow morning, a nice start. temperatures 64 to 72. any games that you have tomorrow, even the nats game at 1:00, will have no problem getting in. you may be leaving, however, when storms do move in. increasing clouds with possible severe storms tomorrow and damaging winds. high temperatures into the mid 80s. like i said, we get through those storms tomorrow and look at the nice weather coming our way. one of the best stretches of weather we have seen in probably a couple of months. we need it. we'll get nice and cool as we start next week. >> we've earned it. >> and we're going to earn it tomorrow too. just be prepared for those storms. coming up in sports, doug, you were there. stephen strasburg's arm didn't
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the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity. >> more drama again. not like last night but it was exciting stuff. >> you're not disappointed if you wanted to see a good baseball game. you were late. >> i missed strasburg. i got there after the third inning, he was already out. i was like, stephen, come back. >> he didn't know it was going to happen. the nationals must be saving that storybook ending for the playoffs. tonight stephen strasburg in his final start in front of the home fans, he had to sit down early
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on account of his performance, not his innings limit. strasburg would give up two runs in the first and then top three, marlins, up 3-2, john carlos stanton. man, does he have his number. he's about to increase that lead, solo shot puts miami up 4-2. strasburg lasts just three innings, giving up 6 hits, 3 walks, 5 runs. the nats would rally. bottom eight, michael morse. he's batting with the nats, morse goes into beast mode. late-inning style. his 13th of the year ties the game 6-6 and we have got a brand-new ball game. top nine and that's when, tied with runners at the corners, brantley, harper's throw, play at the plate, suzuki, he's got him. greg dobbs, see you later. this game would go to extras. bottom ten, nats rallying, down 9-7. jason worth, bases loaded.
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steve sea sec strikes him out. after the game strasburg addresses his rough night and whether the impending shut-down had anything to do with it. >> no, i just don't think i pitched well. >> was it hard at all to focus in any way, this being your final home start? >> no, you know. i think as a professional you want to go out there and give it everything you have every single time out. that's what i wanted to go out there and do. unfortunately i wasn't good enough. >> last of the season on wednesday in new york. to baltimore, o's hosting the yang kis after last night's wild win. birds didn't bring it tonight. way yin chen on the mound, watches russell martin crush this into left. a three-run shot. yankees up 3-0. problems for chen did not end there. there's alex rodriguez. top five. he's at the dish. and he just tees off in this
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one. derek jeter, he was on first, he's going to come home as well. it's a two-run shot with room to spare. a-rod's 300th home run as a yankee. chen gives up seven in 4 2/3 and the o's lose 8-5 in new york. birds fall a game back in the a.l. east. the new orleans saints are even more fired up after news today that the bounty suspensions have been lifted, for now. a three-member appeals panel overturned roger goodell's ruling. the four players who had been forced out are now eligible to play week one, although the saints linebacker jonathan vilma is hurt. defensive end will smith could face the redskins. but the saga may not be over. goodell could reimpose some disciplinary measures. high school friday night football. dciaa, mckinley tech at coolidge. first play, the best play in this one.
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jaquante simms, we get to see all those strides. first play of the game, opening kickoff return, 8-0 after the two-point conversion. qb kirkland with his own number, he's running into your living room, through the kitchen, out the garage door and down the street. 80 yards, part of 27 unanswered points. big game for kirkland, two tds on the ground, three in the air. colts win 41-30. a pleasing performance. the nation's only women's head coach. guys, they made it to the turkey i didn't know strawberriesturkey where in season right now.
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lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. the state department is calling on the power of food and talents of america's chef for diplomatic efforts. they launched a program employing renowned chefs as resources to help prepare meals for foreign dignitaries and take part in programs abroad. several area chefs got the special blue chefs jackets. jose andres, rock harper of
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