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fallen casualties from that war. >> that is coming up later. right now, fox 5 morninnews is just getting started. that is jermaine jackson siing his brother's favorite song. we'll get to the michael jackson memorial in just a minute. also the latest on the developing news on the d.c. beltway. let's welcome tony perkins first with the forecast. >> just one of many gut- wrenching moments. >> i think probably the most touching may be michael jackson's daughter. we'll hare from her later on. >> ripped my heart out. >> this morning, i stepped outside and there was a nice little breeze blowing and the moon was out. >> i don't think it was a full
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moon. just a little sliver missing through but it is gorgeous. i think people will like it today. at reagan national airport, it is 70 degrees this morning and what makes it feel so good is the humidity. our temperature is warmer than was yesterday. look at that humidity. 53%. yesterday at this time, it was around 83%. a re is loko at the orongie with the satellite-radar. a gileupco up udlocs out there but, for the most part, clear skies. lo lots of sunshine later on today. here is what we're looking at as the day progresses. we'll call this a mostly sunny day and we'll look for highs today in the 80s, not as warm ots warm. 't nayas
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it is all relative. the humidity will be peroty low. 85 in leonardtown. >> i can always count on you to straighten things out. >> it is all about the humidity. >> we do have developing news we are following. a double fatal accident on the beltway that happened late last night about 11:00 on the outer loop in the cabin john area. police are still in the area this morning. police say it involved two cars. one car went over the guard rail and fell nearly 200 feet near the clara barton parkway. that driver and passenger were killed. another car took off but crashed just across the american legion bridge. that driver is in police custody. julie wright saying it might be open now. let's check in with her and get the latest. >> we are being told the road has been reopened. that is better newsow. there still may be an investigation ongoing but we are told the road has been reopened at this time.
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>> if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway, there are no accidents to report. lane are open between college park and bethesda. quiet out of laurel headed down towards the beltway. 395 northbound coming across the inbound 14th street bridge, light traffic volume here and the lane are open as you work your way out towards the split. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine. and i just want to say i love him so much. >> it was an emotional final farewell for many as his daughter took the stage at his memorial yesterday. >> thousands of people were there at the l.a.
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staples center. many more were there as the king of pop was hon oured by those who knew him best. >> reporter: it may be the 20,000 seat staples center but it was church on this day. >> i came to say thank you. thank you because you never stopped. thank you because you never gave up. thank you, michael, thank you, michael, thank you, michael. & you said you would be the light &&. >> reporter: many's ight will always burn but the artist who inspired him like stevie wonder and those he helped make great like usher know the king of pop left us too soon. >> this is a moment that i wished that i didn't live to see come. i hurt. >> reporter: the pain never
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more evident than on the faces of michael's family. together, they stood strong for michael's extraordinary final vow. >> i stand here trying to find words of comfort, solace, trying to understand why the lord has taken our brother. ♪ you are not alone &&. >> reporter: michael's children will never be alone even though their gifted father admitted he often felt isolated and misunderstood. >> i want his three children to know there wasn't nothing strange about your daddy. it was strange what your daddy had to deal with. >> reporter: michael's children in the front row as some of the biggest stars talked about the
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biggest name in entertainment. & you were my friend &&. >> reporter: his kids also joined singers on stage an despite the celebration of his work, the human face to the tragic loss came from his 11- year-old daughter. >> ever since i was born, daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine. and i just want to say i love him so much. >> reporter: will thomas, fox 5 news. >> still a lot of questions including where michael jackson is going to be buried. there was a private service at a cemetery in los angeles just before that public memorial but michael jackson will not be laid to rest there. jermaine, his brother, has ready publiclhesaal tid family wants to bury jackson at neverland ranch. california lawmaker will have to grant a waiver in order for the family to do that. >> we have an entire section of
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out web site dedicated to the death of michael jackson. it is all in one place on and now to a developing story here in washington. there has been a new twist in the drama surrounding former mayor and d.c. council member marion barry. late last night, barry's spokesperson held a news conference to talk about the stalking allegations made against barry. among the crowd, his accuser. sarah simmons is joining us with more. >> reporter: donna watts said she wanted to hear what the spokesperson had to say during the press conference. she told a crowd of reporters that watts was under psychiatric scare and diagnose wade compulsive disorder. this all temperatures from an incident saturday night. marion barry was arrested by u.s. park police for allegedly stalking watts at an dost i can't park. barry has denied the
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allegations and called watts unstable. she admitted early on that the two used to date. since saturday's incident, she told reporters she never flagged don a park police officer and never accused barry of stalking her. barry's spokesperson says the controversy that has developed since then forced them to disclose what they say is the truth about watts. >> ms. watts should not be believed. her allegations against mr. barry are simply not true. they are lies. according to ms. watts herself, she is currently under the care of a local psychiatrist and has been diagnosed with compulsive behavior disorder and clinical depression. >> reporter: in a stunning turn of events, watts showed up at the late night press conference. she told reporters she was not seeing a psychiatrist and barry's people were not telling the truth. >> it looks like they're scared
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of something, aren't they? i haven't said anything. they still got to do this. i must be bad. >> reporter: documents show watts was hired to work for barry in october and was paid at least $10,000. she was a political consultant on barry's 2008 re-election cam pawn and had started dating him just last august. barry is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow to face those stalking charges. u.s. attorneys will decide if formal charges way be filed. >> thank you. a potentially dangerous situation on metro as the train operator teching while his train sped along the tracks. hear what happened to that operator. was it a murder-suicide or something else? we'll tell you why investigators still haven't made a ruling on the steve mcnair murder case. you are watching fox 5 morning news. 
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making headlines this morning, president obama wrapped up his visit in russia and is now in italy for the g-8 summit. the first couple arrived less than an hour ago. among the issues on the agenda, iran's nuclear ambitions and food security.
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while in moscow, the president held talks with vladimir putin. he and russian counterpart dimitriy medvedev had meetings. the medical examiner in tennessee says murder-suicide is most likely the scenario in the death of steve mcnair but investigators are hesitant to make that conclusion next because his girlfriend didn't appear to have a motive. texting on the tracks. a metro train operator suspended for one week without pay after video footage caught him text messaging on the job. a passenger on the blue line recorded the video on his cell phone camera. officials were then made aware it was after last month's deadly red line crash. the operator in that accident was not teching at the time of the crash. coming up, one local couple thought their bed was caving in. turns out their entire apartment building is sinking in the ground. >> we'll have the latest on
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this now condemned building. coming up in about five minutes, we'll tell you where to get free gas today. sounds like a pretty good deal. tony? >> yeah, i'm into that. coming up in just a few moments, we'll update out today's forecast. tucker barnes working hard at this very moment on the latest information. we'll have that and julie wright will be along to tell us how the morning drive into work is going and where she stands on the tan meter. it w. ayus h fox 5 morning news will be right back.
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from the first beat of billie jean and the toss of that hat, i was mesmerized. but when he did his iconic moon it is walk being i was shocked. it was magic. >> motown's founder berry gordy, one of the thousands inside the staples center yesterday for the star-studded michael jackson tribute.
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people from all around the world came together to remember the king of pop would dieon june 25th at the age of 50. >> a lot of people all around the world watching yesterday. today, and they were inside most of the day. today, it may bright day you want to get outside. >> yes, it will be nice today across the region and we're going to see a good amount of sunshine. it will be very comfortable as well. we'll start with the current testimonies around t regii e right now we are around 70 degrs hererein-- oh, we've dropped off! we've dropped off, tucker! yes, it is 68 degrees here in washington. 63 in baltimore. sorry. i just remembered this is the one that they like to save for the internet so i guess we'll be not doing that today. 55 in frederick so once again, here we are with temperatures in the 50s. this is the coolest start to a july that we've had in about 10 years. we told you yesterday about a
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20% chance of a shower or storm. there it was. most folks didn't see t moved aross the eastern shore and southern parts of maryland and that was it. we were done. most of the area remained dry yesterday and pleasantly dry out to the west, a few more clouds out there. we are seeing more rain in indiana, illinois and particularly in iowa this morning. we check the surface map. pardon me, trying to hold back a needs. the frontal system remains to our south but inches a little bit cler to us for the day. we'll see a few more clouds, i think. high pressure off to the north and west. that is controlling our weather, giving us very nice conditions for the next couple of days. forecast looks like this. for today, bright sunshine and a nice afternoon. humidity levels, comfortable. 84degrees for your high. a couple of degree below normal. we'll take that. tonight being temperatures in the mid-60s and just a comfortable evening.
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your five-day forecast, today is wednesday. tomorrow is thursday, not bad tomorrow either. 8 # degrees. friday, 85, a good am of sunshine. both saturday and sunday, i'm afraid to say, hot, more humid way better chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoons and evenings both of those days. that is a look at what is happening with the weather. now, let's get appear update on this morning's rush hour traffic from julie wright. >> lanes are open if you are travel ago long the clara barton parkway. we were mentioning early are at the top. show that we had a serious fatal crash that occurred around 11:00 last night. the investigate has been completed. road has been reopened. no accidents to report for those traveling southbound along 9 # and 295 out of laurel. the leap are open if you are conning your trip at the wilson bridge. no incidents across the american legion bridge. inbound new york avenue is closed off between west virginia, montana and fenwick street. that is due to a shooting which
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occurred earlier this morning. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> you can fill up for free this morning. a gas giveaway starts at 6:00 a.m. at the shirley duke shell station at 4670 took street? alexandria. this is being sponsored by allstate as awe way to recognize alexandria as america's most improved city for safe driving. gas being given away for free. do not arrive any earlier than that or you will be sent to a nearby park until the pumps open at 6:00 a.m. >> official want to know what causing an apartment building to sink into the ground. one of the five buildings off newdale drive in chevy chase is now condemned and eight families are forced out of their homes. from the playgrounds of compton to prestigious tennis courts all across the world, p nus williams making a stoin e district. >> a thrill afterlife time for
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it is not every day you get a tennis lesson from a player like venus williams but some d.c. kids did that. >> williams made time to hate fw balls from w. some children from southeast learning center. dave feldman was there. >> reporter: five-time
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wimbledon champion venus williams arrived downtown at 3:40. by 3:45, she was already hight balls with some lucky kids. some gave her a run for her money. you hit it pretty good. you didn't seem frightened. >> like i always try every time, i i try to try my best. >> reporter: venus served out some points with the kids, posed for pictures, took questions and seen signed autographs. not long ago, she was one of these kids. >> when i see them hitting and they're doing their little footwork and i remember i used to do the same thing. i remember once i came it a clinic, i was about six or seven or eight years old, with world team tennis when i was small so now it is kind of like it has come full circle because here i am giving a clinic and billie jean gave a clinic to me when i was eight. now, its afull circle. it is amazing. >> and paying it forward. that is really nice. venus in town for the washington castles home debut.
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the five-time wimbledon champ won her singles and mixed doubles maps helping the philadelphia freedom to a win. her steer serena make her debut next week. marion barry's acruiser making a surprise visit last night and talking with us here at fox 5. >> we'll hear what she has to say. it was a memorial fit for a king. i'm mindy my mizell at the staples nter with all the details coming up next. at the . with the legendary taste of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice... this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. liven up your afternoon with a small coolatta for only $1.99 today.
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welcome back. looking down at the capitol this morning. real pretty shot early this morning. temperatures very comfortable this morning in the upper 60s right now. perhaps the best part, less humidity. >> a little breeze blowing outside too. although, i don't want to -- we immediate a little bit of rain. >> we do. >> not the deluge that we had a few weeks ago but just a few showers would be nice for the garden. >> before awe few folks that had a little bit of rain yesterday. we have no rain in the forecast for today. i don't think we'll see any significant rainfall until this weekend and significant, i put that in quotes because i'm not sure it will be that significant. may e btime to ournn the sprinklers, folks. we'll start with the satellite- radar composite for the region. >> a fine rttas tota the day as you saw in that live ot
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e.ther here is the proof from ourth satellite-radar. this is our exclusive fox 5. we launched this a couple of year ago from our parking lot. not a lot of clouds and no precipitation. here is what we're looking at at the airports. 68 at reagan national. 65 at dulles international. 63 at bw incident marshall. here is where we're headed today. a lot of sunshine today. not a bad one. 84degrees and it will feel really good because humidity should be pretty low, i believe. there you go. enjoy the day, folks. >> very good. sounds like a good thing. we are learning more about the developing news situation out on the beltway, a double fatal accident and police say alcohol was involved. this happened late last night on the outer loop in the cabin john area. police still around this morning wrapping up their investigation. police say it involved two cars, one of them you see here went over a guard rail near the
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clara barton parkway and landed 200 feet below. that killed the driver and passenger. the other car took off apparently and crashed into a ditch across the american legion bridge that. driver is in police custody. police say she was under the influence of alcohol. macarthur boulevard under 495 still closed this morning. the beltway apparently in pretty good shape right now. let's check in with julie and find out what is going on. >> we just talked with police and they are telling us that macarthur boulevard was closed off in each direction. apparently, there was some tree debris that came down as a result of that crash. for a while, they had it shut down in each direction at the beltway and now, they are telling me under police direction, some traffic is able to get through on macarthur boulevard near the beltway and on the beltway itself, the lane are open as you travel between the exit for 270 and the exit for the american legion bridge so the lane are open on the beltway and travel is open on
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macearth you are boulevard under police direction. between-- macarthur boulevard under police direction. lanes are open new york avee leaving northeast to northwest. no other accidents to report at this time. lane are open as you travel across the american legion bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> i want his three children to know, wasn't nothing strange about your daddy. it was strange what your daddy had to deal with. but he dealt with it. >> the reverend al sharpton giving words of comfort to michael jackson's grieving children. >> for two hours, all eyes were on michael jackson one last time and fox's mindy mizell is
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joining us live from los angeles with more on this emotional tribute. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. about 18,000 people actually filled the l.a. staples center yesterday paying tribute to the late michael jackson. en who walked in the door was hand one of these. it is a program filled with words from the jackson family as well as pictures of michael jackson. service was less about michael jackson the legend and more about michael jackson the man. >> i stand here trying to find words of comfort, solace, trying to understand why the lord has taken our brother. >> reporter: thousands packed the staples center, one last chance to say so long to perhaps the greatest performer in the world. >> out of like a million people would tried for the ticket, it is mazing to have the ticket. >> reporter: there were the 50,000 or so fans who had no tickets but came out anyway just hoping for a glimpse.
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there were the stars, the jackson family, mariah carey, stevie wonder, smoky robinson, kobe bryant and magic johnson. the list goes on. >> i used to tease him and i would say i started when i was 11 months old, you're a slacker. you were, what, five? >> reporter: jackson was just 10 years old when he was signed as a child prodigy. the rest is history. >> he is simply the greatest entertainer that ever lived. >> reporter: mike's 11-year-old daughter paris michael spoke publicly for the first final. >> ever since i was born, daddy has been the best father you could ever imagine and i just
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want to say i love him so much. >> reporter: and what a touching memorial service it was. burial plans for michael jackson still remain up in the air p there was a private ceremony with the family in hollywood hills just before the mass and memorial service here. but you saw that his casket was brought into the service. the jackson family ha apparently still expressed the desire to one day see michael jackson laid to rest at his neverland ranch. back to you. >> so we don't know where he will be buried an there are still a lot of questions too about exactly how he died. can you shed any more light on his death certificate this morning? >> reporter: the death certificate was actually released yesterday, the same time this memorial service was taking place. as you just mentioned, the cause of death hasn't really been determined. this is still under investigation. on the death certificate, it is
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listed as, quote, deferred. part of reason is apparently investigators took out part of michael jackson's brain and they are still looking at that and before he is buried, perhaps the jackson family would like to have the body intact. michael jackson's service for just the family was at the forest lawn cemetery but it is listed on the death certificate as a temporary disposition for the body mean is that the body could be buried somewhere else sometime soon. >> i think they are also waiting on toxicology results to come back in. mindy, i know it has been a long week and a half for you. thank you so much. appreciate it this morning. our coverage of the farewell to michael jackson continues on-line. our web site jam packed with those honoring the king of pop. you can find it all in one
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place on we're all following a developing story here in our area. theres more drama surrounding d.c. council member and former mayor marion barry. a spokesman for the former mayor held a news conference late last night defending barry against stalking allegations but, as she was talking, the accuser showed up and our cameras there were and this this morning, sarah simmons is breaking it all down for us. >> reporter: good morning. councilman's barry's spokesperson says the stalking allegation forced them to disclose what they say is the truth about donna watts. a crowd of reporter was told that watts was under psychiatric care and diagnosed with a compulsive disorder. watts showed up at the late night press conference herself. this all temperatures from an incident saturday night. marion barry was arrested by u.s. park police for allegedly stalking watts at anacostia park. barry has denied the allegations and called watts unstable. she admitted early on that her and barry used to date and actually had dinner together earlier on saturday.
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since the incident, she told reporters she never flagged down a park police officer and never accused barry of stalking her. barry's spokesperson says the controversy which developed since forced them to come forward with the statements about watts. watts told reporters she was not seeing a psychiatrist and barry's people were not telling the truth. >> according to ms. watts herself, she is currently under the care of a local psychiatrist and has been diagnosed with compulsive behavior disorder and clinical depression. >> that is not true. >> reporter: documents show watts was hired to work for barry in october and paid at least $10,000. she was a political consultant on barry's 2008 re-election campaign and started dating him last august. barry is scheduled to appear in
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court to face the stalking charges. >> thank you. this morning, police have a warning for women in one part of northern virginia. coming up, what happened near a mall that is prompting this action. one minute, she is doing the dishes. the next, struggling to survive. hear how one mom was struck by lightning in her own home and who came to the rescue. yotcarwa fe ng hi 5inoxmorn ws. that story is coming up. cer: what if you could rewrite your hair's past and give it a whole new life? introducing a transformation in hair care. new aveeno nourish plus. only aveeno has harnessed the power of active naturals' wheat complex in formulas that target and fortify the weakest parts of hair, proven to help visibly repair damage in just three washes. - for stronger, shinier-- - hair with life. announcer: write a new story for your hair. the new aveeno nourish plus collection. that's the beauty of nature and science.
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>>president obama will be in italy this mrning for the g-8 summit of leading industrial nations. he will meet with the italian president in rome before tackling issues such as global warming, trade and iran's nuclear am bigs. this comes just one day after president obama wrapped up a two-day trip hoping to improve relations between russia and the united states. mr.obama also delivered a graduation speech to russian students. there is a warning this wering for women in sterling, virginia. an 18-year-old woman says somebody tried to drag her in a car at thsterling park mall near a sheriff's substation. that woman was walngd kiineh the mall when shesays the black suv drove up. she got away. police are now investigating. in charles county, maryland, a toddler has life- threatening injuries after nearly drowning. the charles county sheriff's department says the child's pents left the two-year-old asleep and in the care of a 14-
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year-old. when the parents came home, they couldn't find the boy and called 911. when authorities arrived, they found the toddler in the backyard pool. imagine being in your kitchen washing dishes and in an instant you are struck by lightning. that is what happened to one mom and up next, we'll her her amazing story of survival. we are checking inyour forecast and the morning commute. stay with us. you're watching fox 5 morning news. hy do i love this country?
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welcome back. when you step outside, you will go wow, it is really nice. maybe you're going to say that. i said that anyway. >> it will be nice. it way be a really nice day today. let's take a look at yesterday. yesterday was warmer. we told yodayeersty -- i toineri k ld you yesterday would be the warmest day of the week and it was. >> so far. >> so far. but for the rest of this work week, with went see these temperatures. weekend, that i is another stor reagan national yesterday made it up to 88 degrees. dulles, made it up to 89 degrees. current temperatures around the region look like this. 68 in washington. 63 at baltimore. 65 at dulles airport.
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we do have 50s out there. frederick at 55 degrees. win chest are, 57 degrees. let's check in with the satellite-radar composite. not a whole lot to show you here, folks. we've got mostly clear skies. you've got high pressure sitting up here so we're kind of protected. there is nothing really happening around here. where you don't have the high pressure in interior portions of the northeast, you have some rain showers out in the midwest and down to the south as well. forecast for washington for today looks like this. bright sunshine and nice afternoons. spend some time outside for lunch. it will just be a great day. 84degrees. winds out of the north five to 10 miles per hour. then for tonight, comfortable temperatures, clear skies. 64degrees. your five-day forecast, tomorrow, thursday, not a bad one. 83. another very nice day outside lunch, shorts weather. if you've got that kind of job that you can wear shorts. friday will be nice as well and then for the weekend, saturday and sunday, hot an humid. i think most of saturday will be dry. i think it will be late showers
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and thunderstorms at night and then a chance on sunday. now, let's find out what is happening with traffic. here is julie wright with that. i do for the like this new shot where it appears that i'm standing on a platform and you're standing in a ditch here. we used to be even. >> well, ladies and gentlemen, we didn't want to tell you like this but there has been a major career change for me here. >> we've got to do something about this. >> that's not it. all right. if you're traveling around the beltway right now -- just wait until a take my shoes off. we've got lane open top citywide of the beltway at college park. lanes are open in each direction at the wilson bridge. overnight, a very serious accident, a fatal crash along
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the clara barton parkway and lanes are open now. according to police, there is some traffic that is able to get by under police direction along macearth you are boulevard. the beltway between 270 and the american legion bridge runs without incident. this is the push northbound i- 95 already slowing here at the prince william parkway. no accidents all the way out to the 14th street bridge. southbound 270 in good shape for those leaving germantown head out toward the lane divide. can you fill up for free this morning. a gas giveaway starts at 6:00 a.m. at the sheryly duke shell station at 4670 duke street in alexandria. this is being sponsored by allstate as a way to recognize alexandria as america's most improved city for safe driving. gas being given way for free at the shell station at 4670 duke city. first 10-gallons are free. don't get there any earlier
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than #:00. a 9-year-old boy in texas is being called a hero. his mother was struck by lightning inside the family's home and he sprang into action to save her. emily lopez has the story. >> reporter: chris and kimberly crone have these children. kimberly was home alone with six of the children when she was struck by lightning. >> i was holding a pan. it just hit me in the chest. it actually came right through this recessed lighting. >> reporter: lightning struck the house, made its way through the wiring analyte fixture and then hit the pan that kimberly was holing while doing the dishes. >> it burned. it was like i was on fire. i wanted to let go. i knew it was hurting me. i just, for whatever reason, i was clenched to it.
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>> reporter: kimberly finally let go of the pan, dropped to her knees and crawled today living room and passed out. >> i greenbacked the phone from her pocket and dialed 911 and i just kept on the phone. >> is the baby awe boy or girl? >> girl. >> it is a girl. okay and she's crying, right? >> yeah, my mom is saying her chest and her stomach hurts. >> reporter: by then, kimberly was unconscious. tristan kept the children quiet, gave the operator the address and remained calm. >> i thought she was dead. i kept on the phone with the police and it turned out well. >> i'm blessed that i'm here today and tristan is absolutely my hero. >> wow! there are high hopes for the redskins coming up next. we'll hear who is making some bold predictions. it isnot tony perkins. >> all right. another painful loss for your
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nationals. really painful. like that hurts. coming up next, highlights of the latest bad unbo to come the nationals' way. sports breakfast coming up. all right, we don't need to see it anymore. tim,
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hello run and all and welcome to your wednesday edition of sports brekfast. nats continue their westward ways as they try to reverse a disturbing trend. losers of four trait on the
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road and sick their last seven. ouch! rockies have been just the opposite. red-hot at home. winners of 10 of their last 1. don't they say ops attracted, whoever they are. things looked good goode for the nationals early. ryan zimmerman from virginia beach going the other way and that ball just keeps on carrying. all the way out. a three-run home run, nats led 4-16789 a turn for the worse. i do mean the worse in the bottom of the fourth. look out willie harris. the bad hop right there. at is a tough way to get your first error of the year. please, that is just bad luck right there. it is not a laughing matter. he was hurt and the nats were hurt. they lose 5-4. tour de france, stage four and a very dangerous day as well for the guys over there in the streets of france. look out. we've got wrecks all over the hill and then later on, in formation and now out of formation and down for the count. get up. i hope he's okay. lance armstrong surged ahead.
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he got within one second of the lead after his team won yesterday's team time trial. switzerland's fabian cancellara is still your leader in zero. ben stiller was on the right. you can see he is not spending money on haircuts today. and this is the second international player to sign with the top of the line italian league. he is not going to any italian league but ac mill milan happens to be one of the best teams in europe. last night, a whole new concept, team tennis and the home debut for your washington castles. the castle taking on the
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philadelphia freedom last night. vienna will -- serena williams playing for the freedom. the freedom won the match 3-16. the castle fall to 0-3. why are you playing team tennis? >> i'm going tone joy myself besides trying to win for my team. >> look would el was at the place checking out the tennis. it was darryl green. he caught up with venus before the match and dave feldman caught up with darryl about the redskins prognosis for this with respect coming season. >> you saw a glimpse of this last year. you think a few things the coach probably wished he had back. if he gets put it some of those vision again, i gearn -- guarantee you they will knock it over the fence. we should be in the playoffs without a doubt. we better be in the playoffs. >> that will wrap up this
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edition of the breakfast but please join dave feldman tonight. i will see you tomorrow morning. okay? okay. see you then. straight ahead at 6:00, we are live in alexandria where you can t egsome tree gas this morning. >> fox 5 morning news -- some free gas this morning. >> fox 5 morning news is back in two minutes.
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