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an amber alert issued for an 11-year-old boy after his mother was found murdered in their montgomery county home. we are live with the latest on this eftions have fox 5 morning news continues right now. now. -- this investigation as fox 5 morning news continues right now. more on this amber alert issued for the 11-year-old montgomery county boy. last night, police were called to the home of 51-year-old jane mcquain a friend wads worried they had not heard from her in a while. the police found her dead in her apartment, the victim of a homicide. her 11-year-old son william is missing. he is five feet tall and may be in a vehicle registered to his mother. it is a 2011 honda crv with maryland tags 5 ag 9405. >> if you have any information on mcquain or that vehicle, call 911. we are live in germantown with more on the investigation coming up. meanwhile, we want to take a live look outside right now. you can really see how difficult it is going to be
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just to get around out there today. a lot of fog throughout the area, a lot of rain, mist, just dampness altogether on this thursday, october 13th. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> glad you're with us this morning. tony perkins is here with the details. a kind of a drizzly morning out there. >> it is. definitely wet, gray skies. we've got the fog as you saw in the live shot there. visibility significantly reduced in parts of the viewing area. so even some thunderstorm activity we've had this morning. let's take a look at hd radar. we wanted to show you where the heaviest precipitation is right now. not everyone is getting real rain. almost everyone is getting the mist and drizzle. we do have a company of spots of heavy rain off to the north of the district where we've seen some thunderstorm activity. i'm not seeing any flashing right now. it may not be a thunderstorm right now but a little spot of heavy rain and then due north and west as well, another area of heavy rain moving across the potomac river currently and then some rain showers
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scattered around our region here in the district and off to the east as well. so that is a pretty good glimpse of what is happening out there now. take the umbrella with you and allow some extra time. here is a look at the temperatures. 65degrees currently in d.c. 65 in ocean city. dulles airport, 63 degrees. baltimore, 63 degrees and in fredericksburg, it is 68 degrees. the forecast for today, clouds all around. drizzle and some more showers possible during the course of the day. we are looking for a high only in the low 70s. we'll have more on the forecast and a look ahead to the weekend coming up shortly. >> let's check in with julie wright now. she has latest on traffic out there. it will be a missy morning commute for sure. >> it is already starting off that way. we have problems right now for you guys trying to work your way inbound along 227 and continuing past livingston road just east of 210. accident activity reported here. working your way through the district, we have problems for
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you guys traveling northbound on d.c. route 295 at pennsylvania avenue. accident activity reported at this location and then for those traveling outbound on route 50 approaching the capital beltway, another accident reported. top side of the beltway, the outer loop, that is where we had reports of an accident approaching 355. whatever was there has cleared. already backups forming out of silver spring leaving university boulevard headed over towards bethesda. southbound 270, crash at falls road gone. expect delays out of the gaithersburg. 395, no incidents to report leaving duke street head out towards seminary road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. again, breaking news in montgomery county this morning. >> a germantown mother found dead. her 11-year-old son is missing. >> reporter: good morning. we have a very active scene out here in germantown. you can see there are policeout side this apartment complex. we are not too far off of father hurley boulevard here in germ appeartown. just yesterday in the afternoon at some point, a friend of jane
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mcquain called police sand said they were concerned for her welfare, hadn't heard from her in a long time when police came out here to her apartment complex, they found her dead in her bedroom and missing her 11- year-old son, william mcquain. police are not saying what the cause of death is although they are investigating this as a homicide. the last time that this young man was seen was sometime around september 30th so that is almost two weeks ago. we are still investigating what was going on with the school system, did they notice his disappearance, did they report it? the last point at which anybody can verify he was seen was it this address on september 30th. i spoke earlier to captain paul starks of montgomery county police. >> the lookout for him and the car are related to one another. we are asking anybody who believes they see the car or william to call 911
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immediately. >> that car would be his mother's car which is missing. a 2011 honda crv. it is black with maryland tags. if you see the car or this 11- year-old little boy, please call police. he is about five feet tall, weighing about 08 pounds, last seen here in the germantown apartment complex on september 30th. -- about 80 pounds, last seen here in the germantown apartment complex on september 30th. investigators say the motive may have have been a relationship gone bad. police say scott evans decrease is now under arrested in a dead lie shooting spree at a hair salon. he is reportedly the ex-husband
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of a salon employee. new this morning, a powerful earthquake rattling indonesia's island of bali overnight. the 6.0 quake injured at least 60 people. so far, no death as nond tsunami warnings have been reported. here at home, anotherafter shock from the august earthquake, a 3.0after shock yesterday afternoon centered just south of louisa, virginia. pourings of a pinnacle damaged during the earthquake in august will be removed from the national cathedral this morning. the two-ton pieces will be taken from the southwest corner of the central tower. crews are trying to make it more stable until stone work can be repaired. the church is slated to reopen on november 12th. other top stories this morning, two dozen maryland resident will need a new place to stay after their homes were damaged by fire. you can seat heavy damage to
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the interior of the building. the flames broke out overnight at the apartment complex along cherry hill road. no injuries reported. no word on what caused the fire. d.c. police investigating a car crash last night. they say the pedestrian who was struck is in critical condition this morning. this happened on new york avenue and florida avenue in northeast d.c. a unit from major crash is investigating. coming up next, we'll take a look at other headlines including spy allegations against a leesburg man. a guilty lea from the so- called underwear bomber. what he said in court about the weapon he tried to use to bring down a detroit-bound flight on christmas day. we're back after the break. i am a chemistry aficionado.
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sick teen people were hurt when an amtrak train crashed into another train. it was unloading passengers at a station in oakland. this happened around 10:00 last night. the train was traveling about
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15 to 20 miles per hour at impact. the cause of the accident is still under investigation. most of the injuries are minor. ever since protesters in syria rose up against their government, syrian protesters in other countries have claimed that government agents spied on them. now, and alleged syrian spy has been arrested in leesburg, virginia. his name is mohammed sway. he is charged with sending video recordings of american protesters to syria. the feds say he also met the syrian president this summer. the man known as the returned wear bomber stunned the court yesterday by pleading guilty to the eight charges against him. he told the court that the bomb in his underwear was a quote, blessed weapon to save the lives of innocent muslims. umar abdulmutallab is charged with trying to blow up a christmas day flight in 2009. coming up next, we continue to follow breaking news out of the montgomery county where an amber alert has been issued for an 11-year-old boy whose mother
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an amber alert for a missing 11-year-old in montgomery county whose mother was found murdered in their apartment yesterday. police are looking for anymcquain's vehicle a black honda crv with maryland tag 5 ag 9405. if you have any information, call 911. let's say good morning to tony perkins on a very foggy, drizzly thursday. >> yeah, not the prettiest day that we've had.
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not a pretty start to the day that we've had certainly. as expected, rain showers across the area. couple of thunderstorms here and there. not so much right now and certainly misty and foggy conditions across the even tire region. let's jump right in and show you what is happening. we'll start with sentinel radar. you will see there are some showers. not a lot showing up on sentinel radar. some shower activity. even if you are not getting the rain, you are getting the misty, foggy conditions. here is where we're seeing the heaviest rain up in the rockville region. we've been watching this. earlier, this was a thunderstorm. i don't thinkments a thunderstorm right now. you could be hearing rumbles of thunder. we were seeing lightning, not so much right now. where we're not seeing the rain, we are seeing mist, drizzle and fog so radar doesn't do as good a job picking that up. now, down to the south, we continue to see some areas of heavy rain and those will be tracking to the north-northeast as well as the morning
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continues to progress. earlier this morning, there was some thunderstorm activity down to the south as well. at the very least, there was a spot of heavy rain there. now, let's take a look at the entire region and what we're seeing is the rain showers, the cloud cover, there are some gaps in the cloud cover well down to the south but we'll certainly be under clouds all day today. i don't think there will be sunshine, maybe tomorrow, some rays of sun. there is a frontal boundary out to the west. let me tell you about that. i'll show you the surface map. right now, we are caught between two systems. we've got the stationary front that we told you about yesterday, area of low pressure riding up along that. that is all the precipitation that we see moving to the north and then with that cold front, that comes through here tomorrow and that will bring with it some rain showers that will trigger more rain for friday here and there off and on during the course of the day and then it sets the stage for cooler temperatures this weekend. forecast for today though, i'll bet you can guess it.
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cloudy skies, drizzle, showers possible. i think it will take quite some time for the fog to burn off. high today only about 71 degrees. then for tonight, more clouds, more showers are certainly possible here and there. 62 for your low in town. some of you will see your lows in the 50s tonight. five-day forecast, a lot of clouds around tomorrow but i do think there will be some sun here and there in the latter part of day. 72 for your high with some showers. saturday, sunday, both nice, upper 60s for near 70. good amount of sunshine. more of the same for the beginning of the next workweek. that is the latest on what is happening with the weather. now, we have julie wright standing by to tell us about your slow drive into work. >> you got that right. grab the cup of joe and go this morning. it is nasty out there. we've got some problems to report. if you are coming inbound on 50, we heard from m-do the, -- m-d.o.t., thank you for the correction there. it is costing you a slowdown there.
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south of 50 and route 3, we have accident activity. 50 itself looks pretty good coming in from bowie headed in the direction of the capital beltway. we have the accident activity reported on the northbound side of d.c. route 295 at and pennsylvania avenue. stalled car reported on the inside of the northbound third street tunnel. southbound 207 busy on the top side approaching and passing 109. if you are traveling in virginia, 395 traffic now bunched up leaving duke street to seminary road. expect delays on 66 in manassas through centerville, fair oaks and 123 and at the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. we want to let you know about our coverage plans for the mlk memorial dedication. we'll broadcast the official ceremony at 11:00 a.m. sunday on our sister station, wdca, that's my 20. the ceremony will include remarks by president obama and a performance by aretha franklin. that is the mlk dedication
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ceremony this sunday at 11:00 a.m. on my 20. a statewide sickout in alabama wednesday to pretoast the state's strict new immigration law. many businesses depend on immigrant workers in solidarity over the controversial bill. it allows police to detain people indefinitely if they are suspected of being in the country ellyly. the obama ad is asking a federal appeals court to temporarily block the law saying it oversteps the authority of the state. warren buffett made over $62 million last year. he paid just under $7 million. the numbers reunforce the claim that he pays a much lower tax rate than his secretary. he has been calling for higher attacks on the wealthy to help
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more optimism on the markets so the question is how long can this good mood stick around? dennis neal with fox business network live in new york with this morning's business beat. stock have been up. they are overnight in asia too. i'm not complaining here but why are they so optimistic? >> when you've discounted -- you think we'll go through a meltdown of 2008 proportions, suddenly stocks are with a town
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and can you build from there. the dow is up 1,000 points in two or three weeks which seems a little too high too fast. you want to take a breath. it is two steps forward, one step backward. more recently, it has been one step forward, two steps backward. we are looking good. asia was up. even sony was up 4% even though it is recalling 1.6 million bravia tv plat panels because they might catch on fire. but then, two things came out ruining it for us, sarah. first, china, more numbers showing the economy is slowing. if china slows from 10 or 12% growth to 5 or 8% growth, it is still a huge number. people had the jitters. now, stocks in the u.s. look set maybe to open down. few furs are down because what goes up must come down and resettle before it can go right
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back up again. that is what we might be looking at today. then nice -- dennis neal in new york. thank you. an amber alert has been issued for an 11-year-old germantown boy after his mother was found murdered in their apartment last night. we're live with details on the search when fox 5 morning news continues. stay with us. ♪ one taste, and you'll understand. delicious dunkin' donuts coffee. pick some up where you buy groceries. mm! america runs on dunkin'.
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we are following breaking news this morning. it is appear amber alert for a missing 11-year-old boy from montgomery county. his for was found murdered in their germantown apartment last night. william mcquain is 11 years old, five feet tall, 85 pounds. police are looking for jane mcquain's vehicle, a black 2011 honda crv with maryland tags 5 ag 9405. if you have information on
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either william or that vehicle call 911. checking in with tony perkins on this weather. i can't wait until this moves out and we get to the weekend. >> it will be rainy, misty, kind of gray today. we've got it going on right now. let's start with hd radar. we are not seeing as much rain at this moment as we were earlier this morning. there are still some scattered rain showers out there as you can see here. primarily north of the district and off to the north and west as well, we've had some spots of heavy rain, a couple of thunderstorms early this morning. not much of that going on now. most of the region is dealing with mist and fog and drizzle, however. so you do have that across the area to deal with. all right, temperature at the area airports, no big changes in the temperatures during the last 24 hours. 6 # at reagan national. our high temperature yesterday, 66 degrees so there you go.
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here is a look at the -- at the forecast for today. you got me thinking about the weekend too. clouds, drizzle, off and on rain showers, highs today in the upper 60s to the low 70s. 68 in front royal. 71 in the district. coming up in about 15 minutes, today's edition of ask the weather guys. this question was sent in. i read it and i said i have the same question. you know when you have that reaction -- >> it will get on the air. >> we'll talk about the gas gauge in your car and how it works. how come, when you are agetting low on gas, it seems to be a lot faster at the end than at the beginning i don't we've had this discussion. i've never noticed that. >> you need to phone a friend? >> we are going to phone a friend. >> fantastic. let's check in with julie wright and find out what is happening out in trafficland. >> my question is, with the
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speedometer, how come it gets really fast real quickly and then when the cop is behind me, it take forever to go back down. i don't get that. >> this is a good question. >> all right. here we go. we've got problems out on the roadways. ments a wet commute. it is nasty out there. accident activity inbound on route 50 at the beltway in maryland already pulled over to the shoulder. crash reported southbound 301 between 50 and route 3 coming in out of 50 this morning. head up there. accident activity reported earlier, d.c. route 259 at been peb avenue gone. now, we have the stalled car that is northbound inside the third street tunnel just before you commit to the new york avenue. speaking of new york avenue, they are now checking for the crash new york avenue at florida. -- accident activity reported earlier d.c. route 295 at pennsylvania avenue gone. delays from the beltway headed up towards seminary road. inner loop, spotty delays
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annandale to merrifield. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. continue to follow this amber alert in effect for an 11- year-old boy in montgomery county. >> police say the boy's mother was found dead inside her home. fox 5's stacy cohan live in germantown with more details on this very disturbing story. good morning. it is still a very active investigation here in germantown outside the apartment complex where this little boy has been missing and where his mother was found dead. now, he has been missing paimptly or was last seen here september 30th. he is 11-year-old william mcquain. that is the last time anybody can conclusively say they've seen the young boy here. he lived in the apartment with his mother, jane mcquain, 51 years old. now, police did get a call to come out to the apartment complex yesterday. one of jane mcquinn's friends was concerned because they had not been able it get in touch with her. we are told they gained access through an unlocked window and
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they found her dead in her bed rome. this is being investigated as a homicide. not only is she missing but her 11-year-old son is missing. not only is she deceased but her 11-year-old son is missing. how it is that i young boy and mother could be missing for so long when nobody reported it. here is what montgomery county police had to say. >> our challenge sometimes working overnight is getting to a left sources. hopefully, during the day, we'll be able to contact more family, friends and coworkers and determine more about this time line. >> reporter: and this is another photograph of william mcquain. he is five feet tall, about 85 pounds. the vehicle that is missing is his mother's car. it is a 2011 honda crv, black with maryland tags 5 ag 9405. there is an amber alert issued for the vehicle and the boy. i asked montgomery county police if they believe those two are connected, the young boy and the vehicle together and they do believe there is a
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chance that boy is with that vehicle inform you see it live, call 911. police have a new piece of evidence in the disappearance of an alexandria man who vanished three week ago. lenny harris was last seen leaving a rec center in old sound sandery. >> reporter: for lenny harris' wife and his daughter, there is reason to have hope. >> i had a little bit of flute are to my stomach. >> reporter: alexandria police found his 1994 corolla in prince george's county about three week after he vanished i don't it was like wow, okay, they found the car. as long as he wasn't in it, i was good. >> reporter: lairs was last seep the night of september 21stst. his daughter last talked to him that day as she was leaving for work.
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>> ic like you do every morning v a good day, i love you, i love you too. >> 12 that night when he didn't come home. 3:00, i knew something was wrong. 6:00 is what i got up, starred looking, calling family and friend to say have you seen him? >> i called them. that is not like him. >> reporter: the next morning, investigators found his cell phone on the woodrow wilson bridge. but harris and his car were nowhere to be found. investigators also had video of an unidentified man using harris' credit card on king street around 1:00 in the morning september 22nd. >> this is unreal and i'm taking it one day at a time and being strong for my mom. >> over the weekend, a private towing company discovered his abandoned car in an apartment complex on livingston road in prince george's countiy. >> we've searched that area. he may know the area because he
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is everywhere with his pest control business and he has all types of friends. maybe but not where he would go and stay and park the car. >> reporter: with the discovery of his car, his family says they have hope that lenny harris is still alive and out there somewhere. >> his daughter needs him. need him. we just want him back, want him home. >> wisdom mart unreporting. police also have video of a white dodge caravan with no front tag with more than one person inside. that video was captured during an attempted use of harris' credit card not long after harris was seen. there is a reward for information leading to harris' whereabouts. eight people are dead after a shooting spree at a california hair salon. police say 42-year-old. evans decree of huntington beach is now under arrest. he was charged with opening fire yesterday afternoon at salon maritage in the quiet
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seal beach community. he is reportedly the ex-husband of a salon employee. two dozen maryland residents will now need a new place to stay after flames tore through their apartment complex. you can see from this heavy damage for the interior of the building. the fire protect out overnight along cherry hill road in beltsville. no injuries are reported and no word what caused that fire. police in the tricycle are investigating an accident of a pedestrian hit by a car last night. it happened on new york avenue near florida avenue in northeast. it appears the vehicle did stay on the scene. investigators say the pedestrian is in critical condition this morning. crews are removing part of a pip askle at the national cathedral damaged during the virginia earthquake in august. the two ton pieces will be taken from the southwest corner of the central tower. crews are trying to make the pinnacle and central tower more stable until the stone work can be repaired. the church is slated to reopen on november 12th. still ahead, what a new study is saying about the
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we are continuing to follow an amber alert for an 11-year- old boy. william mccain is 11 years old, five feet tall, 85 pounds. police are looking for jane mcquain's vehicle, a black hobbed acrv with maryland tags 5 ag 9405. -- a honda crv with maryland tags 5 ag 9405. if you have any information, call 911. a stash of weapons discovered near a northern virginia middle school. a construction crew found a gun, two weapons parts and some pvc pipe in the woods just off interstate 66 at patrick henry drive in arlington.
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neighbors say it is a cut- through trail often used by kids. investigators determined the items were not hazardous and are hoping they can trace the weapons. they are going to search the area again today. a warning meanwhile for falls church home owners. burglars have hit 10 homes in the past month. the thieves seem to be going after electronics like computers and smart phone and it is not enough to just lock your doors. some doors have even been kicked in. some neighbors believe the suspects are taking their loot right to the falls church metro stop and riding away with it. metro transit police are helping in the investigate as well. let's check in with tony once again. kind of a mess out there. >> it is messy. i want to mention that our friend in cull ander, there is a flood warning -- in cull culpeper, there is a flood warning in effect until this evening for minor flooding that
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could occur in that area. this is down around the culpeper region. let's talk about what is going on here in the washington area. i want to show you the latest radar images as we continue to track rainfall including some areas of heavy rain. we were seeing heavier rain earlier in the culpeper area, even some thunderstorm activity. that rain has diminished. we'll keep watching as the rain pops through the region and some spots of heavy rain will continue here and there as well. most of you to be fair are not getting much in the way of rain. you are getting drizzle and the mist and the fog but we do see some of these rain showers. this is a frontal boundary out to our west. that will come through here tomorrow and that will bring more precipitation with it. let's take a look at the futurecast. show you what we think is going to happen during the course of the day today. you do want to take the umbrella and rain jacket. there will be periods of rain during the day today. the this is at 11:00 showing another area of heavy rain off to the west. it doesn't mean it will be exactly in that location but
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certainly possible. through the course of the day as you watch the movement here, there is some rain and we'll go through some periods where we're not getting much precipitation. overnight tonight, still some rain showers and during the day tomorrow, there could be some rain showers. fog will hang in there for a while. high about 71 degrees. for tonight, your overnight lows will be in the low 50s. the showers and the cloudiness continues. a lot of clouds tomorrow. i think there will be some sun probably in the latter part of the day and some scattered showers as well, particularly, i think in the early part of the day. that sets us up for a nice weekend. we'll see our highs in the upper 60s to around 70 and lots of sunshine. the weekend looks good. >> right now, it is time for ask the weather guys, the segment where tucker barnes and i and special guests put our
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heads together to answer your most pressing questions weather- related or otherwise. today's question comes from kim in bealeton, virginia. kim writes, with every vehicle i've ever opened when the gas gauge goes from from a quarter of a tank, why does the gas seem to burn fatter. does it actually burn faster or just seem to? i'm right with you, kip. on my gas game, when i fill up, it seems to stay right up near the stop for quite some time appear as it gradually moves down and then it seems to go quickly. >> i feel like it gets sucked away. how did i get on e so fast? >> we are phoning a friend. this is somebody you hear. this is pat goss, the resident master technician on motor week tv. you can catch him on pbs and discovery hd theater.
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he also also hosts goss' garage and he joins us on the phone. pat are you there? >> yes, i am. >> good to talk to you. thank you for joining us this morning. >> it is my pleasure. >> you know everything there is to know about cars. you got your shop in seabrook, maryland, one of the huest rates shops for diagnostics and repairs in the country. >> i believe it. >> do you hear about this often? >> well being -- well, i wouldn't say often but every once in a while, people come up with the question, is my car actually burning more gas and the answer to that is no. >> no. >> i suspected it was not. but why does the gas gauge steam to move more quickly when it gets to the bottom. >> that will vary from one brand and style to another but manufacturers tend to bias their gauges a little bit so that they seem to stay on full
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for a longer period of time. and then as they drop down, you get down toward the end, the gauge, not the gas itself, but the gauge tends to move more rapidly down towards the bottom. it is a psychological thing because most people if i the tank but not everybody runs it down into the lower ranges. >> so -- when they -- so is it an attempt to make sure we go and get gas when we need to and its sea staying up at the full mark longer, is that just to make us think the car is getting really great mileage or something? >> it is just a psychological thing that, if the car seems to stay on full for a longer period of time that, your perception of it is that it is better on gas when in reality, it is nothing but the way the
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gauge in the car works. >> now, they kind of have those -- the digital readings that tell you, too, how much gas you have. we were talk about this yesterday too. >> pat, i got a question for you. i got a friend who keeps the gas tank at a quarter tank or less all the time. is that bad for the car? >> no, not at all. and this is another common misconception because the pickup tube where the fuel is sucked out of the tank is always picking up from the bottom of the tank. so it makes no difference how much fuel is in the tank. the only disadvantage to that on older cars might be that the fuel pump in the tank would run a little hotter but even that, that is minimal. >> here is what i would like to see. i like to live on the enand i'll republican that below the red line. i'll let it go down as far as it possibly can but what i've noticed by standing on the side
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of the road a few times is from vehicle to vehicle, some you can get by a couple of gallons and some it seems to shut off right way. >> that is because gas gauges, if you read most owners manuals, they essentially tell you that i gas gauge is simply an indicator. it is not an actual tool that is going to be precise. so aitle good way, when you get down in the lower ranges, it is a good way to wind up walking. >> -- so it is a good way, when you get down in the low are ranges, it is a good way to wiped up walking. >> we thank you for coming on the show. is your show going good? >> yeah, people are great. vague lot of fun meeting people and cars are the university topic. >> we thank you for spending some time with us. can you hear him on wjfk, 106.7 the fan and you can see him on
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motor week tv and discovery hd theater. thank you, pat. >> take care. >> there you go. >> just an indicator, not necessarily previce. >> why do you always notice it when you're on your way to work or when you're in a hurry and you don't have time. >> you push it to the little hash mark where it says you have nothing left. >> i don't do that. i do want know why people do that. >> i have done it a couple of times. >> i got frustrated with the digital one, it just saws you're low. tech that down to zero. tell me when of a got 600 yards left and i pull over. >> if you've got a question you want answered, go to myfoxdc.com and click on the weather tab and then when you get mast your low, if it is really low, it says all right, you're crazy. >> yeah, just start walking. >> i don't notice mine that low until i'm at the club on saturday nate and it says you
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can't afford a tank of gas and the cab ride home to gaithersburg. that's what mine says. >> there you go. >> we are very busy this morning. we have accident activity reported before you reach 212. heads up coming out of laurel. it is already a tough drive for you. we have delays on southbound bw parkway between 198 and 197. about a 30-minute commute leaving dale city and potomac mills headed up towards the capital beltway. 395 coming across the 14th street bridge high-def y and steady eastbound on the freeway at south capital street. checking for an incident there possibly involving a stalled bus. gw parkway at lucia just north of mount vernon, checking for the crash there. the lanes are open but it remains heavy and slow headed around towards bethesda. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. coming up later this morning, this is pretty cool. the doctor is in. dr.oz will join us live here on fox amorning news so if you have a question for the good
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doctor, send it to us via our facebook page. look for it under fox 5 morning news. no space between fox and the number 5. >> try to keep it simple. he can't diagnose your individual problem. dr.oz will talk about those coming up. here is a message for parents with small kids out there. a new study finds half of all child booster seats do not work. they are not designed properly for seat belts that are meant for an adult person. the insurance institute for highway safety analyzed 83 booster seats and says 41 may not fit all churn -- children in all cars. in our 8:00 hour, we'll talk with a highway safety expert about what that study mean. the seasons are chaining and it is the perfect time to change things up at home. >> holly is hanging out with derek thomas of thomas
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good morning, everybody. i'm holly morris. today we are truly embracing the fall season. we are in brandywine, where our favorite garden guru has been hard at work, even before the sun comes up this morning. he of course owns thomas landscapes and knows everything there is to know about gardening and landscaping. we are focusing in on fall decorating. deer ek has a lot planned. we're going to talk about everything from how to create an inviting entrance in your home. we're going to talk about creative centerpieces, whether gifting or entertaining and we're going to talk about pruning and what you need to do with your current ever greens to make sure they get through the winter. and sarah, we'll tell you how
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you can come here this weekend and get a free pumpkin, but you have to watch fox 5 to get the info. it's going to be fun. >> sounds great, thank you. time to say good morning to our facebook fan of the day. wendy flemming. she wanted to be the first fan from culpepper, virginia. there you go. find us on facebook by searching fox 5 morning news, no space between fox and the number 5 and post a comment under wendy's photo. over to allison, who is joining steve, good morning. good morning, thank you. coming up on fox 5 morning news, breaking overnight, a mother murdered, her son missing. police issued an amber alert for this 11-year-old boy after they made a gruesome discovery inside his montgomery county home. we're live with the latest. a massacre in a california hair salon. police say every hairdressing station was full when a gunman

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