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15 minutes ago or so and that is prior to them issuing to the west. and until 5:15 p.m. if we get confirmation or anything, we'll break in and tell you. >> keep us updated. thank you. following breaking news out of clarendon. a man was stopped -- stabbed outside of a restaurant this afternoon. the victim was sitting in his office. notice someone breaking into his car. a fight broke out. the man was stabbed numerous times and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. it was supposed to be a fun week at summer camp but a boy told his mom that camp is a living hell. it's a story you heard first on fox 5 and we hear from the angry mom of a camper who spoke to beth parker. beth. >> reporter: the mom describes what happened as, quote, hazing. her young son said that camp is where you build camp fires and
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singsongs n his words, this is not camp. >> i absolutely feel guilty. >> reporter: she's a mom who speak to us by phone out of guilt and anger. she asked us to disguise her voice because she feels shame because of what her 10-year-old son had to go through at summer camp. >> that was his first sleep away camp experience ever, and he was basically terrorized for three 1/2 days. >> reporter: she said it happened here at camp brown in saint mary's county, maryland. the camp is run by the boys and girls clubs of greater washington and that is a partnership with the metropolitan police department. the boys and girls club abruptly closed campground last week for what it called inappropriate fight club behavior instigated by camp counselors. >> heel to the guy no, i can't fight. he said he would teach him in this training, he would tell my
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10-year-old to put his hands up and punch him in the chest and my son would fall to the ground crying and he would say get up, punk, and curse him. >> reporter: she found out about it when she got a call informing her that all campers were coming home one day early. >> and i was ashamed of myself. i felt tricked and incredibly angry that they would dare do that. >> reporter: this mom said what makes her feel more guilty is when she dropped her son off here at clubhouse 14 on benning road for the week of camp, she got a bad feeling based upon the behavior of some of the counselors. >> cursing and using all kinds of lewd terms and just being vulgar. i should have ran. >> reporter: in a letter marked confidential, the boys and girls club told parents thursday rest assured, again, our top priority is the safety of and well-being of your child. some of the counselors of camp
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brown came from the city's summer youth employment program. >> why doesn't a child have someone supervising them? they're children, too. they teenagers. why aren't they -- why are they unsupervised? how did you have a whole fight club for three days and no one knew it? >> reporter: fox 5 learned that some counselors have been fired. but that does not ease this mother's anger. >> in a room with a thug all week. and that is basically what you're doing. >> reporter: we want to emphasize there are no accusations against mpd officers but there is a criminal investigation into the actions of some counselors, not all of them and that is being held by the maryland state police and the saint mary's county sheriff's office. shawn? >> so disturbing. thank you, beth parker. a news alert from federal officials. investigators are asking for your help identifying this woman. she's accused of producing child pornography videos. officials say she and an adult
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male have appeared invos with two victims. one between the ages of three and five years ole. the other between five and seven. investigators are not sure where the videos are being made, but believe the woman lived somewhere in the u.s. another big story. a young woman who went on a two- week crying spree drawing a great deal of attention as the so-called blond bandit is sentenced to 11 years in prison. stephanie schwab made the appearance every night. fox 5s paul wagner has more. paul. >> reporter: stephanie schaub became a fixture on the news last november. when police released her photograph and revealed she pulled a knife on a gad good samaritan who offered her a ride. the blonde band it as she was known, went on a crime spree robbing banks and stealing cars, a spree that ended with a high-speed chase. stephanie swab told police and
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prosecutors she picked her first victim outside of tyson's two mall because she was addicted to heroin and needed the money for a fix. over the next 13 days, the 26- year-old mother of four robbed two banks, attempted to rob a third and stole four vehicles. she played a cat-and-mouse game with police, even changing license plates off of the car she stole. prosecutors revealed she didn't get much mean, just over $1,300 in one robbery and a little over 1800 in the other. she has a long criminal shift dating back to her days as a member of the latino gang ms13. she was placed in the witness protection program after agreeing to cooperate in a murder trial with several other gang members, brian. >> did you get the sense that she had any idea about the notoriety she would receive through all of this? >> definitely. they talked about that in court, the fact that her picture was on the news every night. she heard her name on the radio one day when she was in one of the stolen cars and knew she was a wanted person after that
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initial incident at the mall. >> paul wagner tonight. >> sure. police made an arrest in connection with an accidental shooting that left a four-year- old boy dead. correll mcneil found a loaded gun inside the family's pickup truck last month. the boy's stepfather, 27-year- old jasmine matthews, left the gun there and is charged with cruelty and injuries to children. neighbors in capitol heights are devastated over the fire that claimed the life of a five-year-old girl. investigators new say that an overloaded electrical circuit caused the deadly fire and fox 5s karen gray houston has more. >> reporter: the family of the five-year-old is overcome with grief. her 24-year-old father james cole and her 15-year-old uncle rickey are badly burned, still in a hospital and they're fighting for their lives. everyone is grappling with the fact that the fire was accidental and caused when an air conditioner was plugged
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into a extension chord and overloaded a power strip. at the burned-out house on carington court, the family is trying to take stock of the loss and that is more than they can bear. >> and she loved her daddy. he was a good father, a good dude. >> reporter: we now know the three people in the house were sleeping when the fire started. the father, james, woke up and was forced to jump from the second-floor window and tried to get back in, but couldn't rescue his daughter or his younger brother rickey. >> he is outgoing, likes sports and real happy-go-lucky and loved her to death. everywhere he went, she went. >> and the window air conditioner that should have been plugged directly into a wall outlet, sits among the flames outside. firefighters were back going door-to-door and handing out smoke detectors.
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also, educating residents that an extension chord is not capable of handling the electric load pulled from large appliances. the resulting fire has only meant tragedy and will mean a especially long recovery for rickey. >> and he's burnt on his legs, head and forehead, everything. >> she was a cute little girl. she would come out and ride the scooter up and down and come down here and say i had to me. >> and she's the sweetest mill is and -- smile and every day, she played. so beautiful. as sweet as you want to be. she would pass by and wave at me. and show would smile all of the time. god's angel. >> reporter: firefighters who went through made corrections several time when is they found ac units using an extension
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chord or power strip. investigatorsca can not stress enough. they should follow manufacturers instructions and make sure you plug large appliances directly into a wall outlet. >> good advice. thank you. >> a horrible accct after an su into several people sitting down enjoying lunch today. at the intersection in new york avenue northeast the incident sent several ambulances rushing to the scene. >> obviously not the right video there and once we get the story cueed up, we'll bring it to you. coming up, a pediatrician accused of water boarding his own daughter. what she told police. and the special sessions lawmakers in maryland reconvene in annapolis to debate
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expanding gambling in the state. we'll take you there live. >> a popular pizza chain is increasing the prices because of a controversial new law. lindsay [ indiscernible ] >> hey, brian, from buffalo. coming up, the much anticipated debut of robert griffin 3. we'll showcase him and the other 89 players here to face the bills this evening. gary. >> and thanks, lindsay. weather looks good up there in buffalo. we had a thunderstorm, or, pardon me, a tornado warning in place. we still have thunderstorm warnings for the tornado warning has been cancelled. about four minutes ago. this is the storm up here near martinsburg and moving to the east at 10 miles an hour. can you see it there. had some rotation on it but it's not spending nearly as much as it is now. they have cancelled the tornado warning and that is good news. we'll talk about the chances for storms and more storms tomorrow coming up in your first forecast in just a few minutes. stay with us, the news will continue.  [ male announcer ] in 1996,
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president clinton and a bi-partisan congress helped end welfare as we know it, by requiring work for welfare. but on july 12th, president obama quietly announced a plan to gut welfare reform by dropping work requirements. under obama's plan, you wouldn't have to work, and wouldn't have to train for a job -- they just send you your welfare check. and welfare to work goes back to being plain, old welfare. mitt romney will restore the work requirement, because it works. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. a delaware pediatrician is under arrest accused of using a form of water boarding on his own child. dr. melvin morse used the torture technique four times on his daughter over a two-year period beginning when she was eight. the girl's mother was arrested. she turned a blind eye to the extreme discipline according to court documents. >> and she explained the act of water boarding as him taking her head and submerging her underneath the faucet while it was running. the water will run up her nose causing her to gag or lose her
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breath. >> the doctor is also accused of holding the girl's mouth and nose shut until she lost feeling and collapsed to the ground. >> a witness told jurors show saw red marks on the neck of peterson's third wife one year before dieing. peterson is charged in the 2004 death of cathleen savio. the juror who once studied nursing testified that she told her peterson grabbed her by the neck and said, quote, why don't you just die. and the fourth wife. the man charged with second- degree murder in the shooting death of trayvon martin will have the charge dismissed under florida stand your ground law. george zimmerman claims the february shooting was self- defense. the stand-your-ground hearing will resemble a mini trial and won't take place for several
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months. james holmes' lawyers made a disclosure. the media organizations are asking the judge for unsealed documents in the case. defense attorneys say they need more tests. they also need more information from prosecutors and investigators. members of the sikh community returned to the temple for the first time since the deadly shooting. they working on the cleanup and construction work. wade michael page opened fire on sunday morning killing six people and injuring three others. the leaders are planning a ceremony friday to honor the victims. the gunman took his own life after being wounded by police. the antidefamation league is calling for the shooting to be investigated as a potential hate crime. police don't have a clear motive, but we learned the suspect played in a white supremacist band. david friedman is the director. thank you for joining us tonight. >> my pleasure. >> and i think to all of us, it's clear based on the evidence that police have released and the media has been able to dig up about the
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gunman. why is it important to now have this investigated as a hate crime. >> i think it gratifies the assault on the community. it was selected, the sikh community was selected because of the animosity that this individual bore to them because of either the religion, the color of their skin or the fact that they were different. >> we know the gunman played in several bands with ties to the white supremacist movement. is there a connection between music and the hate movement? >> well, absolutely. there is clear connection. the white supremacy, the glue that holds them together is the ideology combined with the music. it's been around for 30 years. but it's come to the public's attention because of this terrible incident. one of the things that it helps to do is it helps to recruit, it helps to kind of galvanize the movement, and it also helps them sell cds and performances to raise money. >> let me ask you, are you guys concerned there could be a
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larger movement behind this? i know police at this point say this was an isolated incident and acted alone. is there concern that this could be a larger thing? >> absolutely. white supremacy is at a point of resurgence. we haven't seen anything like this since the oklahoma city bombings. there are thousands more believers in racial separation in genocide and murdering people because of the color of their skin and their religion and there were -- their work 20 years ago. >> why do you think that is? why do you think there is a concern? we heard talk it started building after president obama was elected. why do you think we're starting to see the movement grow? >> i think that most people believe the election was the african-american president was the stimulus to this extremist movement, but it's also the economic downturn and the fact that these people have really not gone away. >> uh-huh. >> and after 9/11, we started hearing about other attacks on sikh communities. what else are you hearing out there? is this an isolated incident?
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are there other situations going on around the country? >> i think if people thought there was something that was brewing, they would help law enforcement we would, and we're not aware of anything specific. there is a climb at in terms of international terrorism and domestic terrorism that makes for an unfortunately very volatile and dangerous time. >> david friedman, regional director, thank you for coming in. >> my pleasure. taking a live look outside now and we're at temperaturewise and that is not awful. this is my lesson in this weather. and i can pass it along to learn from it. >> okay. >> you don't need a medium- sized bucket to go to the driving range. the humidity is unbearable and drenched in sweat today, gary. >> i know that is bad. >> you had time today to get out and hit a medium bucket? >> i think the man out there and he got through a half of his and mine, we're out of
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here. >> they will teach you a few things. and stay with them. and we went from tornado warning to severe thunderstorm warning to no warnings in a matter of just about 15, 20 minutes here. they were thinking there was going to be a tornado up there west of martinsburg and that is not the case now. everything is moves to the east- northeast to 10 to 15 miles an hour. and i will put this in motion here. i want you to see how much more robust these updrafts and the storms and that is what that red indicates there and that is looks like they falling a part here and get, well, they're not as strong as where they were and they're in the weakening stages and that is a great
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benefit. they begin to break up and they're not as strong and robust. and that is a great tool there and that is to the north and west is moving and not too quickly, certainly not in our direction and there is that warning issued. this is going to go until 6:30 p.m. and let me get tight or this storm and this is coming up and to the east. the extreme northern sections of howard county here and that is on to the baltimore beltway and there is places like catonsville, ellicott city, places like that and elk ridge. that is severe for northern sections of howard county and there is a chance for more severe weather this evening and we'll have a complete forecast coming up. unfortunately, i have been
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tinkerring with the weekend. >> see you in a bit. remember, check the weather any time. download it on your droid, iphone and ipad. a warning from the dea and why it appears popular tourist destinations are attractive to drug cartels. and the new study suggests what effect the dream act would have on maryland colleges and universities. i got the chance to start my own business.
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i know what it's like to hire people and to make ends meet. from those experiences, i had the chance of running the olympics. the games were in real trouble. there'd been way too much spending. and in massachusetts i found a budget that was badly out of balance. our legislature was 85% democrat. and every one of the four years i was governor, we balanced the budget. i want to use those experiences to help americans have a better future. we believe in our future. we believe in ourselves. we believe the greatest days of america are ahead. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. the united states drug enforcement agency not just focus on the 50 states. the dea is keeping tabs on puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands and they being used by south american cocaine cartels. phil keating takes us on a ride along as authorities search for smugglers. >> you have the traffic. >> and to the northeast. >> and it's wheels up for another night of high-tech hunting, for cocaine smugglers. on those routine missions, the
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officer with u.s. customs and border protection uses infrared cameras, radar and intel to alert boats on the water to interdict around the coast of puerto rico. >> before, we didn't see as many mother ships coming to puerto ricci and the dominican republic and now they ordinary. >> almost as ordinary, enormous busts like this and there is so much cocaine, it took a production line to haul them. some labeled with the tiger. >> street value, over $80 million. >> reporter: the u.s. commonwealth is booming for the south american drug cartel. once the drugs get here, they easily smuggled into the u.s. mainland as domestic cargo. >> we need more resources and this is the proof. we're not just saying it, we're showing it. 800-kilos going to the northeast corridor. >> mail inspections reveal the
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drug trade there as well. >> and this is -- >> and every day another boat. >> and they need for the band of cocaine. >> no, it will never end here. >> reporter: locally, it's surging crime. a murder rate here and with six times that in the state. that is why they have a huge peace mark planned for sunday. phil keating, fox news. following breaking news out of prince georges county. a second person died from the deadly house fire in capital heights. the 15-year-old rickey cole died of his injuries today. he was treated in the burn unit there and yesterday's fire claimed the life of the five- year-old niece. her father remains critical in the hospital tonight. coming up, the pros and cons of the controversial dream
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act. why it could push deserveing students out of local colleges and university. and maryland lawmakers and why one casino operator is unhappy with the plan. president obama campaigns in a key swing state as mitt romney inches closer to an announcement of the running mate. the latest from the campaign trail. this is the plan for back to school.
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. maryland's legislature went into special session to consider big changes to the state's gamebling regulations, including expanding casinos into prince georges county. john henrehan is live in annapolis. we understand one of the current casino operators is unhappy about having a sixth center? >> reporter: precisely right. they have five casinos spread across maryland and the company said if they had known the rules were going to change
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shortly after they invested $500 million, they would not have done it. before the maryland seg began, antiexpansion protestors assembled outside of the statehouse. >> don't bring bikes within one half of a mile of the john hansonmont sore school and one mile of the oxen hill elementary school. >> reporter: powerful senate president wants maryland casinos to follow those in the adjoining states that added table games to the current offering of video gambling terminals and miller wants a sixth casino in prince georges county. the chief legislative aid testified a consultant's report predicts they would bring jobs to maryland. >> in their projections, they believe that table gamessality all five sites would generate
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1800 jobs once it comes online, it would be 2,200. >> reporter: part of the complicated legislation cuts taxes on the five -- sites. the owner of the money-losing casino told the senate budget committee he supports it because he needs the tax relief. the biggest existing cassini of all, maryland live and ann arundel county, bitter lechooses's new arrival. >> we would not have made the investment we made if there was a fixed license on the table. the market can't am the type of capacity we're about to, you know, talking about adding to the market. >> and this will be a boa constrictor to squeeze the life out of -- >> there is some very hardball politics going on here. senate president mike miller comes from prince georges county. he wants that sixth casino in his jurisdiction and, frankly,
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he has the political muscle to push this through. he is far more skeptical in his house members and they will open their hearings on this issue tomorrow. keeping up the state's controversial dream act on the november ballot and that will allow them to pay in-state tuition under certain circumstances. that legislation could mean 237 more non-citizens attending the university of maryland college park each year and 173 more non- citizens attending prince georges community college and would lead to a short-term loss of $1.5 million for the state. and dr. millman, orosco joins us. thank you very much for being here tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> and depending on the side of the debate you're o there are upsides and downsides.
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the study found 410 citizens can go to college. many people are asking, do the means justify the ends? >> let me clarify, quickly, the deficit or difference between the in-state tuition rate and the instructional costs, the numbers we calculated and wouldn't be a cost to the state. it might be a cost or it will be a cost or a loss, rather, to the universities themselves. there is not necessarily a 1-1 ratio, as far as how much of that will be taken up by the taxpayers, but that is an area for future research and needed research and we found there was not one study that looked at that empirical cost at any of the states that implemented the legislation. the degree to come it would be taken over or absorbed by the state, we're not sure. >> and critics say not only will it cost the university's money, it's going to take away slots for equally deserveing citizens. how do you respond to that? >> that won't be the case for community colleges; however,
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for highly competitive universities, for example, university of maryland, college park that has a finite number of seats and even qualified applicants, if there is many for a given year, it might play some of the u.s. citizens, the students who would take up the seats with the increase in enrollment for the university. >> and what are the other highlights you found with your study? >> generally, the research focuses on the educational benefits. there is a 31% increase in college enrollment rates. you cover that and in addition to that, there is a 14% decrease in high school dropouts among non-citizens in the state of maryland. we would find about 196 more non-citizens students enrolled or graduating from colleges and universities. >> you guys put the study together or you did your research. what were you hoping would be the outcome? were you just hoping to educate people? what were you hoping to get from your findings in. >> essentially, we were hoping to inform the e lie detector rat and more often than not, people are not informed on the
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facts of the given policy and to be informed on them would make them a better voter for the upcoming election and vote for the river end up in november . >> voters will decide and thank you very much for coming in. >> thank you. president obama spent a second day in colorado trying to woo voters there. he won the state four years ago and is trailing mitt romney, according to recent polling. mr. obama is focusing on women sleeters and talking about -- women voters and talking about their healthcare provisions and the law and the economy. romney accused the president's campaign of going too far with the personal attacks. >> the various fact checkers look at the charges in the obama ads and they say they're wrong and accurate and keeps on running them. >> romney's gearing up for a four-day swing state bus tour that starts this weekend. three possible vp picks will join him on the trip. virginia governor bob mcdonald,
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mark arubio, and ohio senator rob portman. coming up, a popular pizza chain is raising prices and it's all because of the controversial healthcare law. plus, the post office has plenty of problems. find out what is fueling a loss of more than $5 billion. and google agrees to a record fine after breaking a privacy promise. the details are next. s are nex [ male announcer ] i in 1996,
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president clinton and a bi-partisan congress helped end welfare as we know it, by requiring work for welfare. but on july 12th, president obama quietly announced a plan to gut welfare reform by dropping work requirements. under obama's plan, you wouldn't have to work, and wouldn't have to train for a job -- they just send you your welfare check. and welfare to work goes back to being plain, old welfare. mitt romney will restore the work requirement, because it works. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. papa john's pizza has no choice but to race prices to offset losses it expects to incur because of the healthcare reform law. john schnatner said the new law will cost the company thousands each year and so it's passing on the costs to customers: he is a supporter of mitt romney. the u.s. postal service still in the red and is
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reporting a loss of more than $5 billion between april and june of this year. 2billion more than last year. the agency losing money because of the growing cost of retiree health benefits and because fewer people are using snail mail. google agreed to a record find over a privacy issue. the tech giant is paying more than $22 millionfo tosettle allegations it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of web surfers who use apple safari browser. the penalty was announced by the federal trade commission, the largest fine the fcc imposed against a company for violating a previous agreement with the agency. coming up, why federal health officials are warning about a wave of new swine flu cases. and. >> reporter: and it's time for rg3 to line is. >> -- shine. >> and gary's back with the forecast. forecast. i got the chance to start my own business.
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i know what it's like to hire people and to make ends meet.
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from those experiences, i had the chance of running the olympics. the games were in real trouble. there'd been way too much spending. and in massachusetts i found a budget that was badly out of balance. our legislature was 85% democrat. and every one of the four years i was governor, we balanced the budget. i want to use those experiences to help americans have a better future. we believe in our future. we believe in ourselves. we believe the greatest days of america are ahead. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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. the redskins have been hitting each other since training camp began on july 26th and a changes to hit someone else and get a first look at the franchise. dave ross is here to begin our team coverage. >> reporter: this is the day redskins fans were waiting for. the night they drafted robert griffin 3 with the second overall pick. tonight, the first time, we get to see that ferrari out of the driveway. guess who is getting a firsthand look at rg3 and the boys in burgundy. lindsay murphy joins us live hello, lindsay. >> reporter: rg3 is part of the youth movement that bruce allen and mike shanahan have been installing since coming to the organization two years ago. ninety players are at training camp right now. twenty of those players were drafted in the last two years. 11 played last year as rookies and, of course, the other 9 draftd this year. the big of the name, i don't need to say it, robert griffin
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3 and he will make his highly anticipated debut and did what he could in baylor. and 78 touchdowns, rushing for 33. and with ota esmark milnery camp and training camp, he will get a real taste of the following and a short one, of course. nology, it's a taste. the -- nonetheless, it's a taste and he thinks the media is putting more finish -- pressure on the game. >> you guys are putting more pressure than i am. it's going to be fun. the first preseason game and traveling with the team. so, it will be an eye-opening experience. i look forward to it. >> prepare yourself. and there are plays being called and go out there and concentrate play by play. let the plays happen and don't try to let them happen. >> reporter: this will be a big challenge for rg3. two of the starting five
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offensive linemen will be playing in this game and they are out. chris chester is not ruled out. a couple of other notes, he will get the start at wide receiver and that is over moss. chris cooly is your fullback and this is getting excited. >> and we can't wait. we will see you again after the game at 10 and 11. the skins season opener is one month away and doesn't feel like your run-of-the-mill preseason game, does it? >> it does. >> what? >> it does to me. >> get excited. you're coming down and watching the game. >> yeah. >> and it feels -- . >> okay. >> if i missed the first two minutes, i will miss the first whole string. >> i'm not buying that. we'll see you at sudden:00.
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>> all right. that is your olympic spoiler alert. if you're waiting to watch, close your eyes. here we go. the u.s. women's soccer team is bringing home the gold, defeating japan 2-1 and that is redemption and this is after the u.s. team lost to japan in the world cup last year and also, volk caught his second medal. the first man to win back-to- back gold medals in the 100- and 200-meters. the u.s. women's water polo team captured its first olympic gold medal. u.s. sprinter mitchell did the impossible today while running the first leg of the four by -- 4 by 400-meter. he heard the leg snap and kept running. later, he found out he broke his left leg. the team, though, qualified to run in tomorrow's finals. and that is a true olympian
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and no one else knew what happened. >> and. talk about the forecast and storms? >> it was wild at 5:00 and they're going on. most of that is cancelled or expired and we have a couple of active warnings right now. and there is nothing. we managed up to 95 degrees in the national and the heat index was approaching $100 not everyone was warm and in town, we have had some sunshine allowing the numbers to get up there and this is the bigger picture and we have an active warning here. we have more to the north and west and we always want to start with the active warning here. everything is kind of moving to the north and to the east, except this cell here, which is moving to the northwest. it's on top of catonsville
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right now. ely cot city is right in her -- ellicott city is here, too. 29 comes up and this will cross over 70 on the western edge of the baltimore beltway there and headed up towards randallstown and holds together. reisterstown is there and getting bigger, eldersburg is to the north and west. this particular warning is in effect until 6:00 and it appears that this storm is holding together. the high wind, upwards of 50, 60 miles an hour and some large hail. another is coming up as it's crossing up out of loudoun county and into frederick and point of rock and this is not severe and this is growing and producing a lot of lightening and when you see the storms producing lightning, they're probably in intensifying in a hurry and this is that cluster of showers and thunderstorms, and a tornado warning.
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no active confirmation of anything there and west of martinsburg. for morgan county in west virginia, we have a flash flood warning and that is going until 8:15 p.m. and this is doppler estimated rainfall totals and this is not perfect but a good estimation of what we're getting. a five-inch bull's eye there and all of this, basically s to the west of i-81 and anywhere between 3 1/2 and maybe as much as 2, 2 1/2 inches of rain and that is where the flash flooding is occurring now and you can see for the districts we're all dry. anything that happens for us is more than likely going to pop up and what you're seeing here is not headed in our direction. a slight risk of thunderstorms this evening and overnight tonight and tomorrow, the area is under a flight risk and into norman, oklahoma. as a matter of fact, friday is outlooked since basically
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monday of this week and some severe weather for tomorrow n. terms of our evening forecast, a few storms out there possible at 7:00. i'm going go ahead and leave spotty thunderstorm his in the forecast on through the evening hours and overnight for that matter, and that is hot out. there 94 for us and gaithersburg. feels like 96 intown. 101 in quantico; 96 for fredericksburg and some showers and thunderstorms overnight tonight or tacking muggy and mild. tomorrow, i think, through the day and going to have a chance of storms and showers and as we get past the afternoon hours, we will widespread some good coverage of showers and thunderstorms tomorrow and with some sunshine tomorrow, guys and we'll have a lot of severe weather and if we don't have much sunshine, some strong storms and some good coverage with heavy, heavy rain and that is producing thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon. saturday, i can't take the rain
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out. i have to leave it on saturday and a thunderstorm, too and some clouds on sunday. monday looks nice and the next week and another comes with the more thunderstorms again and some cooler weather. we'll do it all over the place. >> all over again. >> all right. we know what you meant. thank you, gary. >> a horrible accident in the district arch an suv backed into several people sitting down and enjoying lunch today. it happened at north calf and northeast. the incident sent several ambulances to the scene. matt ackland has more. >> reporter: authorities are trying to determine what happened here and what we sudden five people were injured and three so badly, they had to be transported to the hospital. can you see the damage to the back of the silver suv and this is a vehicle, we're told, hit several employees from the d.c. department of human services on n street. off of north capital. >> we had employees celebrating into summer and all of the
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great work we're doing at the agency. >> reporter: the injuries were initially described as minor. three people were transported to the hospital by ambulance, two others followed in vehicles. some of those injured sustained lacerations that required stitches. >> again, still trying to determine what went wrong. we do know that the driver inside was injured as well and apparently h that person had to be taken to the hospital. in the district, matt ackland, fox 5 news. and new at 6, fox 5 investigates speed camera fraud. why the riverdale park police department is accused of retaliation tonight. and advocates of pit bulls strike back. why they say maryland's decision to rule the dog dangerous is a disaster. and securing the skies, americans race the -- rate the tsa and look at the day's headlines and weather on the news edge six.
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. swine flew is on the rise. there has been a fivefold increase of cases of a new strain of swine flu that spreads from pigs to people. the number jumped from 29 a week ago to 145 this week. thanks to a wave of new cases confirmed in indiana and ohio. the good news here, the strain doesn't seem to be unusually dangerous like in 2009 that killed at least 12,000 feel. -- people. u.s.el thisth -- u.s. health officials want the doctors to give the aids prevention pill to people who are not -- who are heterosexuals. a new study shows that while smoking among teenagers is on the decline, it's not dropping as quickly as a decade ago. researcher his seen happennan 11-year downward trend among middle and high school students and there is little or no
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change in tobacco use amongst students in 2009 and 2011. the findings suggest the need to refocus antismoking programs to help young people. thank you very much for joining us at 5. this is the news edge at 6 right now. right off of the top, a fox 5 investigation. riverdale park police are accused of retaliation against an officer who blew the whistle. they went public in a story you saw first here and he claims his name and signature were forged. he never reviewed them the. fox 5s sherri ly has more. >> reporter: corporal play offered maybe allegations and a lawsuit this week and the day after it was filed and the story aired on fox 5, he said he was suspended from the riverdale park police


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