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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> braking right now at 5:00 the trump administration asking the supreme court to weigh in on its efforts to reinstate the president's travel ban hours after the president decides to withdraw the u.s. from a global climate change pact. >> live look outside on this friday june 2nd. get ready for a gorgeous start weather-wise. we'll have a your forecast and a check of your roads in a moment. >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm holly morris. not only is today friday it's also national doughnut day. i'm not quite sure why we don't currently have doughnuts since it's national doughnut day but it's early. there's still time. gary and erin are of course ready to celebrate but they have to work for those doughnut
gary. >> looks like a great day to enjoy your doughnut. the weekend is looking better, how about that, that's are a great line. erin como. >> friday morning off to a quiet start. right now we have construction on the icc. we'll take a live look at how that's impacting your commute next. >> if you're just waking up with us here's what's been developing overnight t an hours long barricade situation in d.c.'s foggy bottom neighborhood has come to an end. it began last night in the area of 21st and f streets northwest. several callers to the fox5 news room told us of blocked off streets and no one being let in or out of apartment buildings. the situation ended around 4:00 this morning. >> breaking overnight from the trump administration emergency appeal to the supreme court to reinstate its controversial travel ban. >> just what does the white house want the court to do and how quickly could the justices take action? fox5's melanie alnwick is live outside the white house now this morning with the details. mel. >> reporter: hey, good morning, guys. we know that since the beginning of the year the trump administration has been
to that controversial travel ban on travelers from six muslim majority countries. so far it's been struck down twice. so, now the administration is filing this appeal with the highest court in the land. in its appeal to the supreme court, justice department lawyers said the court that blocked the travel ban made many mistakes and they also said that the u.s. would be a safer place if the ban takes effect. it will take a majority of the court, five justices to put that policy backing into effect. the executive order in january restricting travelers from iran, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen caught many off guard and sparked nationwide protests. a federal judge blocked the order finding it was "rooted in religious animus and that the cited national security concerns were a" after the fact justice fiction. ." if the court moves in favor of the white house we believe that travel ban would take effect immediately and
travel officials would have to decide if there are certain changes that need to be made to the policies to allow people from those countries to apply for visas once again. it's also worth noting back out here live in front of the white house that president trump's supreme court pick neil gorsuch will be weighing in on this appeal. live in front of the white house, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> the appeal to the supreme court came after another bombshell of an announcement from the president that he was pulling the u.s. out of on the paris climate change agreement. now that decision has brought strong reactions from virtually every world leader. almost all reaction was negative especially from europe. the u.s. withdrawal at the end of the accord but its future uncertain. president trump says he's willing to renegotiate as long as america gets a better deal. the major powers are saying the accord won't be altered. >> renegotiate a less am
france calls on the entirety of signatory nations to remain in the framework of the paris agreement. >> let's be clear that no one country can stop action on climate change. >> however, the u.s. cannot formally start the withdrawal process until november of 2019. after that it could take up to a year to fully exit the accord. several cities overnight showing support for the environment by eliminating green lights. in d.c. the green light shined outside the wilson building in northwest inform new york the top of the world trade center was lit in green and then in boston city hall lit in green. the light represents the ci city's commitment to combating climate change. >> the pennsylvania man arrested on weapons charges will be back in court. bryan moles is his name right there. he made his first appearance in court yesterday. fox5 cameras were there as well as he left. a judge has ordered him to stay at an undisclosed hotel. he is also banned from going near the white house
trump hotel. moles is charged with unlawful possession and transportation of a firearm. also today t-secretary of education betsy devos will visit a southeast d.c. elementary school. she'll stop by eagle academy public charter school to meet with teachers and staff about the department's newly launched disabilities education act. devos will arrive at the school at 8:30 this morning. >> ♪ >> 5:05 is our time right now. gary, i just. hoping on the the perfection continues. we've dropped off in the suburbs this morning. gaithersburg still sitting at 52 degrees right now. wow. dulles is 53. manassas 53. a lot of lower 50's out there. now, between d.c. and annapolis, that's where you're growing to find bowie and temperatures in bowie are in the low 60's this morning so all is going to be good for the zip trip and we're going stay dry. as a matter of fact we'll stay dr
looks like we're going stay dry tomorrow. we'll have another chance of showers and thunderstorms coming up on sunday but the weekend is certainly looking better than perhaps we had thought midweek or so. 78 by 11 o'clock. 2 o'clock today we're already up into the upper 70's and low 80's. again, this really represents the city. some of the suburbs will be a little bit cooler than this today. and later on this afternoon we'll go for a high temperature right around 83 to 84 degrees. a few high clouds out there but again, lots of sunshine. winds will continu out of the northwest today at about five to 10 miles per hour. a couple of spots maybe 15 miles per hour. here's erin como this morning, friday morning starting off a little bit quiet or it has been so far this morning, erin. >> on-time traffic brought to you by toyota. visit buy a toyota.com for special offers. >> good news for your commute on the icc. previous construction that we saw on the westbound side has cleared. so east and westbound looking good as you make your way out between 270 and 95. we'll look at our maps. show you what else you're up against on the
really pleasant start to friday morning. it's been really quiet. i wonder if everyone is sleeping in this friday morning. if you have to head out early you're in great shape. 50 moving along just fine towards bowie. maybe you're headed out to join us at bowie town center. tucker barnes will be there 6 o'clock this morning. problem free on our secondaries t new york avenue looks like. suitland parkway problem free. we're also seeing really pleasant conditions on 270 southbound. 95 northbound back to normal. little bit of a yellow zone as you try to cross the occoquan from some earlier construction but no major slowdowns just yet. south of that point in fredericksburg and stafford you're in the clear. 66 looking good. 28 in chantilly problem free. dulles toll road quite. metro is on time except for safetrack. back to you. >> thanks erin. 5:07. we are kicking offer the weekend with our second fox5 zip trip. today we'll be in bowie maryland. we'll be at the bowie town center from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. today. tucker barnes kicks things off beginning our next hour really. then i'm going
whiz is going to head out there. erin will join us later on as well. we of course would love for you to come out and hang in bowie friday morning. >> beautiful weather. no excuses not to do it. 5:08 is the time. midair scare. a plane forced to turn around after takeoff after its engine catches on fire. coming up details of what prompted the ordeal in the first place. >> developing details about a tragic scene inside a casino in the philippines. a shooting there leaves dozens dead. what we're learning about the gunman and possible motive. >> stick with us. we're back in just 30 seconds. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ did you know slow internet can actually hold your business back? say goodbye to slow downloads, slow backups, slow everything. comcast business offers blazing fast and reliable internet that's over 6 times faster than slow internet from the phone company. say hello to internet speeds up to 250 mbps.
call today. comcast business. built for business. >> ♪ >> back at 5:09 now on developing overseas tragedy at a casino in the philippines leaves 36 people dead. police say the victims died from smoke inhalation after an armed man set fire to the gambling tables and took off with casino chips. some of the victims had also been shot o the gunman was later found dead from an apparent suicide. police do not believe the attack is related to terrorism. >> family of a man accused of killing two men who tried to defend two muslim women are offering their condolences. in a letter of family of jeremy christian expressed sympathy to the
families. prosecutors say christian focused his rant on two girls one of whom was wearing a hijab. >> expenn state president graham spanier and two other former school administrators are now facing sentencing for child endangerment after they if i would report now convicted sexual predator jerry sandusky to authorities. prosecutors are seeking jail time for spanier at today's hearing in harrisburg, pennsylvania. sentencing guidelines call for up to one year in prison. >> scare in the air for passengers on board a united flight. the plane hit a bird. according to the faa the bird strike was reported just after takeoff. the impact caused the engine to catch fire. none of the 174 passengers or crew members were hurt. passengers were able to get on another flight about three hours later. >> police in new orleans investigating the vandalism of a confederate statue. police say vandals chisel the nose of a confederate officer and the base of the statue was also spr
confederate officer to be killed in the civil. >> appeals court expected to hear arguments in september in the case of a transgender teen suing his high school. gavin grimm's case is back after the supreme court declined to hear it. the high court decision came after president trump revoked a ruling that said transgender students could use the bathroom of their choice. >> allegedly punishing its workers for taking sick days. details ahead. >> and there she is. this is the nation's newest spelling bee champ. details of her big win, that's coming up next. >> as we head to break let's look live outside across the d.c. region on this friday morning. it is set to be yet another gorgeous day. take that, right? 5:11 is our time right now, 64 degrees. fox5 news morning back right after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
en survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia.
>> ♪ >> 5:13 right now. we're back with a check of your top stories. developing overnight from the trump administration it is asking the supreme court to reinstate its travel ban. in a justice department filing late last night the administration is asking the justices to consider the legality of president trump's executive order. the ban blocks entry of people from six muslim majority nations. >> president donald trump announced that he would pulling the united states out of the paris climate accord. president trump said the u.s. would be willing to rejoin the accord with more favorable terms but european leaders say the agreement cannot be renegotiated. a un official called it a major disappointment. >> w-i-n-n-e-r. 12-year-old ananya van nay took home the trophy and more than $40
winning word was marocain. virginia native finished in the top 10. >> what does marocain mean. >> that . >> [laughter] >> right. exactly. all right. it was golden game one of the nba finals in california. the warriors facing off against the cavaliers. golden state would lead by five at the half and well, the rest is just really history. the cavs falling to the warriors 113 to 91. game two sunday. the games move to cleveland for games three next wedn wednesday. >> ♪ >> all right. as we take a live look outside we are getting word of a power outage in northeast d.c. about 1500 customers in the dark in the area behind union station. pepco is working on the problem. no indication right now, though, of when the lights might come back on. we will keep you updated on that situation. meanwhile,
here to update us on the weather. >> sun is coming up. nice conditions this weekend. it's looking better and better and better. let's see, wednesday when i first came in and started working the mornings this week it looked like sunday was going to be pretty wet. i mean, it looked really wet with some heavy rain potential. well, that's pretty much all gone now. so, the drying trend continues and it looks like where there's a chance for showers and thunderstorms on sunday, it doesn't look like it's going to be too terribly bad, definitely not washout. tomorrow looks like this. we'll be back up into the 80's again. warm front will come through. there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms as we start getting into tomorrow evening. but again, does look like most of the day tomorrow should be nice and dry. sunday is a different story. there's at least a chance for some showers and some thunderstorms on sunday. but again, just keep in mind it's going to be later in the day and the it is not going to be a washout and i easily think some of
completely dry all weekend. warm tomorrow. temperatures will be low 80's or so. warmer on sunday. we're warming temperatures up on sunday because we think there's going to be a lot more sunshine and i just showed you that warm front come through though that brings in the warmer temperatures. this morning satellite and radar, we're all clear out there. there's a few clouds to the south for southern maryland but high pressure is coming in here with drier air and that's doing the trick, kind of pushing a lot of humidity and a lot of cloud cover and the chance of rain down to the south. look where we are. manassas you guys have dropped down to 52 now. gaithersburg 52. dulles is 53. here's the high pressure coming in today. there's a chance late, late this afternoon and this evening, it's not a good chance at all, very slight for an isolated shower to the north of us. otherwise we're warm with temperatures in the 80's or so. mostly sunny. a little bit of a breeze today but not too terribly bad. 84 today. 82 tomorrow. evening thunderstorms tomorrow probably after 7 o'clock if we have any at all and then p.m. showers and thunderstorms possible on sunday. look at that. upper
how about that? see what happens when it becomes meteorological summer, erin como? >> meteorological summer. >> that's right, that's right. >> it sounds so fancy. [laughter] >> it's hard to say. >> i'll take the sunshine. >> at 6 o'clock in the morning. >> it is a little tricky but i've had one cup of coffee so i'm getting there. >> i've had half. >> i'm on to coffee cup number two. northbound 95 from 17 not aquia harbor little bit of congestion once you get into stafford still relatively quiet south of that point. earlier crash we were dealing with on the icc cleared up in maryland so that's something to keep in mind icc westbound back to normal. and then as we forward things along once again you can see 395 looking really nice right now. problem free there. we'll take a closer look at your maryland majors next. holly and maureen. >> thanks erin. >> ♪ >> let's take a look at what's trending on this friday morning. >> wisdom joins us with what's hot on the web. hey, whiz. >> global and industry leaders reacting to president trump
decision to withdraw from the paris climate accord. former president obama tesla ceo elon musk calling it a mistake. muck announced he's quitting president trump's advisory councils. the mayor of pittsburgh also tweeted the decision was a mistake saying now it's up to the cities to lead. this comes after the president used the city as an example of why he was withdrawing saying he was representing their interests rather than those of paris. next up a noose found in the museum of african-american history and culture seems to be the latest in hate symbols popping up across the country. five days earlier a smithsonian officer discovered a noose hanging outside of a tree at the hirshorn museum. at american university bananas were hung from nooses on campus the same day an african-american woman became the student government president for the first time in school's history. an
crofton middle school in maryland. next up wal-mart is being accused of punishing its workers for using sick days according according to a new report o wal-mart refused to accept doctors notes and penalize workers who have to care for sick family members. they're accused of violating the family medical leave act. how about this? the dating app bumble is taking it to the next level. bumble is opening a pop-up shop in new york city. now, in a new space it's calling the hive users will be able to go there for dates or just hang out and soak in this hole bumble brand if you're into that. finally we can add another pop culture slang term to the dictionary. rap area m&ms stand is the latest word to be immortalized in the dictionary. you know stand mns
oversell will you say and obsessive celebrity it became popular from a song that m&m hm called stan. there's your education lesson for the day. >> do you know what marocain means. >> it's a silk garment. >> you looked it up. >> isn't that how you do things. >> it could be silk or wool or both. >> how about this? i tried to look it up and i kept spelling it wrong. [laughter] >> kept taking me to the wrong -- you're not winning a spelling bee contest. >> a dress fabric. >> there you so. >> thanks, whiz. >> popular fast food chain adding a new item to its menu. straight ahead how it will help honor a particular human rights group. >> later the maker of the epipen once again under fire for the price of its product. stay with us. fox5 news morning back in just two minutes. >> ♪ nutes. >> ♪♪
>> ♪ >> back at 5:23 right now and happening today in the district, a push to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. today at&t will bring its it can wait campaign to farragut square. there you can take part in an interactive distracted driving presentation. it runs from noon until 2:00 this afternoon. aaa says it takes 27 seconds for a driver to regain full attention after using a device behind the wheel. >> order some mcdonald's french fries and you might see a rainbow. we are talking about several mcdonald's restaurants in d.c. that will honor the lgbtq community by serving fries in that special rainbow boxes during next weekend's gay pride parade. mcdonald's will serve them from june 9th to the 11th. the parade is on june 10th. >> what better way to kick off the weekend than with us. today is our second zip trip of the
we'll be at the bowie town center from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. tucker barnes kicking things off in just about 35 minutes. 6:00 a.m. then i'm going to head out there, whiz is going to head out there erin como is going to join us a little later. we would love for you to come out and see us. i think we went to bowie two& years ago. >> yeah, i think it was two years ago. >> yeah, i think it was two years ago. >> it was awesome. >> man, they represented. >> showing up. >> we're looking forward to it. and we need good weather. looks like we're going to get it. >> we've done our job so it's going to be good. [laughter] >> i mean, i don't know how we could get any better to be perfectly honest with you. it's not humid and you'll be there, and temperatures will be starting off in the 60's and warming it up into the 70's and before it gets too hot you guys are going to be on the road coming back home so there you go. 55 degrees to 65 degres this morning. and i know you're going to have so much fun in bowie, there's going to be so many great people out there in bowie it's going to fly by. 78 to 83 after school. lots of sunshine, warm. a few high clouds. looks like a really,
temperatures this week -- actually temperatures this weekend for sunday now, we continue to kind of inch that temperature up a little bit. so, we're talking mid to upper 80's it looks like on sunday if we end up with all that sunshine we're expecting. showers are way to the south of us. drier, cooler air has come in and look at the lows so far this morning. gaithersburg, you're down to 52 and martinsburg is 51 degrees. hey, erin como, what you got? >> well, 5:26 right now and we are keeping our eyes on the roads and the rails. new metro delays. in addition to the safe track work we're dealing with impacting the orange line because of some additional late clearing track word blue and orange single tracking between addison road and stadium-armory. we'll keep you posted on that one. also note for the safe track work orange line does have express shuttle service to the blue line but we're dealing with those delays on the blue line as well. again express shuttle service and regular shuttle service available following stationsions line, new carll
minnesota avenue. a look at your roads next. back to you. >> thank you. 5:26 is the time. straight ahead at 5:30 the major changes the city of baltimore is making to fight drug overdoses in maryland. >> and a fox5 exclusive. one local school district shelling out some serious cash to keep teachers on leave and out of the classroom: stick with us. we are back right after this. 5:27 is our time right now. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
>> ahead on fox5 news morning climate change fallout. world leaders react to president trump's decision to remove the u.s. from the paris climate accord. and a fox5 exclusive. the prince george's county public school system is wracking up a multi-million dollar bill just to keep teachers on leave and out of the classroom. and we hope you're hungry. it's national doughnut day. how you can score a free doughnut. fox5 news morning starts right now. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> good morning to you. thank you very much for joining us. i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm holly morris. it is national doughnut day. we're going to tell you how you can score a free doughnut in just a few minutes. maybe you can score one for us, too. >> and yet there are no doughnuts here. >> they're free. >> first we have to
talking about the roads and gary mcgrady with a little tease on traffic. >> i bought my beverage from dunkin donuts. i got no doughnut. we'll see if that works later on. here we go. forecast for this weekend looks good. warm, too. will we get to 90? how about that for a tease, erin como. >> i like that tease and unfortunately we have rail problems. single tracking on the blue and orange line. i'll help you get around those delays. holly and whiz. >> sounds good both of you. thank you much. we'll check back in a few. if you're just getting up at 5:30 let's catch you up on top stories. breaking news overnight a barricade situation in d.c.'s foggy bottom neighborhood came to an end around 4:00 this morning. about eight hours after it began. this happened in the area of 21st and f streets northwest. all police will tell us right now is that it involved a person who'll had locked themselves in their home. no one else was involved. several callers told us not being able to enter or leave an apartment building in that
area. >> we have some breaking news overnight from the trump administration. it is asking the supreme court to reinstate the travel ban. in a filing late last night the administration is asking the justices to consider the legality of president trump's executive order. the ban blocks entry of people from six muslim majority nations. currently a ruling by a fourth circuit court puts a halt on the ban. >> the appeal to the supreme court came after another bombshell announcement from the president that he was pulling the u.s. out of the paris climate change agreement. that decision has brought strong reactions from virtually every major world leader. almost all reaction was negative. especially from europe where the agreement was hammered out. the u.s. withdrawal doesn't mean the end of the accord but its future certainly uncertain. president trump says he's willing to renegotiate as long as america gets a better deal. but major powers are saying the accord won't be altered. [speaking foreign language] >> the interpreter: in no case will we renegotiate a less ambitious
france calls on >> let's be clear that no one country can stop action on climate change. >> however, the u.s. cannot formally start the withdrawal process until november 2019. after that it could take up to a year to fully exit the accord. >> several cities overnight showing support for the environment by illuminating green lights n d.c. a green light shined outside the wilson building in northwest. in new york, the top of the world trade center was lit green and in boston its city hall also was lit green. now, the light represents the city's commitment to combating climate change. >> now to a fox5 exclusive. fox5 was first to tell you about the nearly 800 prince george's county school employees placed on leave while allegations of abuse and misconduct were being investigated. >> since then we've learned that the school district is spending millions just to keep the staffers on leave. fox5's annie yu joins us with the details. >> reporter: good morning holly and wisdom. right now the district is paying out big bucks as you mentioned
teachers and staff on leave. it's a story fox5 has been covering for weeks now and we were first to tell you about the nearly 800 school district employees placed on admin leave while allegations of abuse and misconduct were investigated. now, when staff members are placed on leave because of abuse allegations they still do get paid. that's required bylaw. not to mention, the majority of employees accused of abuse eventually have been cleared. but we have learned through an open records request that the school district has paid nearly $10 million to those on administrative leave this school year. that's up nearly 1500 percent since the 2014-15 school year when was which was before strict new policies were created. these new policies on reporting abuse cases has meant hundreds of employees put on leave. teachers on leave are sent home but bus drivers have to report to work as usual and we have video that you're looking at of drivers there just passing time playing cards watching television. one driver says it's like being in jail. the district provided a written statement and it says
george's county public schools has increased our focus on protecting every child. the number of employees on administrative leave is substantially higher due to heightened emphasis on mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect and correspondingly admin papa has increased. our substitute position costs are lower. now, on the school district also tells us that changes are on the way to its students safety admin policies. that will be announced later this month along with additional training the and other systemic changes. over to you guys. >> ♪ >> thank you annie yu. >> 5:35 is our time right now and you know what, i think everybody's just a little happier today following yesterday's amazing weather. >> yes and it's national doughnut day. >> and. >> and it's friday and it's bowie zip trip day. >> oh, my gosh. >> keep glo going. >> right, exactly. >> that's all you need. that's sensory overload. >> we are winning. my whole point was see
you. >> absolutely. i don't know how they do it in seattle, i honestly don't. i would be cranky all the time. that's why they drink so much coffee there. that's the only way they can do it. >> it's rough. >> 52 in gaithersburg. a cool out there. 56 for fredericksburg. annapolis gorgeous and 63 and here in that town it ain't too bad, 64 degrees. sun is coming up. lots of sunshine and blue sky all the rain any chance of that pushed to the south of us this morning. so, we're not dealing with that. look, there is a slight chance, late, late, late today in the evening hours maybe something isolated pops up north of us but we should be in pretty good shape. look at the numbers. we're starting off in the 60's. we'll quickly warm up into the 70's, low 80's this afternoon. couple spots may even touch the middle 80's. atmosphere is real dry and that allows temperatures to warm up pretty efficiently. there's your forecast. more on the weekend coming up. right now let's get to erin como. what are you happy about today, erin. >> i'm happy it's frida
happy i'm zip tripping in bowie. new adjustments to at the late clearing track work. late clearing track work impacting the blue line single tracking between addison road and stadium-armory. orange line trains operating because of that late clearing track wore near addison road in two different segments between vienna and stadium-armory and delays in both directions. so give yourself extra time to get around that. we'll keep you updated on those metro changes. 270 southbound delay free to the beltway. things looking good except germantown we have a tap of the brakes about a five minute slowdown because of congestion. once you get to rockville you're in great shape a volume picking up on 66 inbound in virginia. back to you. >> ♪ >> as if it being friday weren't good enough as we just said today is also national doughnut day. to celebrate, dunkin donuts is offering a free classic doughnut with the purchase of any beverage. national doughnut day first began in 1938 to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during world war i. it's typically
the first friday of june. 56 percent of americans say they have brought doughnuts to work. the most popular doughnut flavor in the u.s. is glazed. i believe that. followed by boston cream, chocolate filled and as luck would have it, look at that. >> oh, what. >> doughnuts. >> oh, okay. >> oh, my gosh, dunkin donuts, you are amazing. >> this is amazing. >> this is amazing. >> see how we spoke that into existence. >> i love that, you guys each took two and now 10 for me. [laughter] >> hey, we got a lot more to talk about. we're going talk about. news, weather, traffic, zip trip, doughnuts all that. >> we got to get to commercial 'cause we got to eat these. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> back now at 5:41 and today's health watch the city of baltimore taking a major step in fighting opioid overdoses. its health commissioner had that signed a new law allowing an antidote that reverses the effects of opioids available over the counter. the commissioner calls the drug overdose a public health emergency and says baltimore has seen a 20 percent rise in drug use since 2015. virginia already has reversal medication available over the counter. >> new trouble for the maker of the epipen. the company mylan is accused of overcharging taxpayers by over a billion dollars. according to the department of health and humaner
mylan categorized epipens as generic drugs instead of name brand products. it's accused of incorrectly classifying its signature product under a government rebate program. that allowed the dome provide medicaid less than rebates for more than 10 years leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. the report comes after mylan received major backlash for a massive epipen price hike. >> if you're thinking about getting a tattoo this next story may make you think twice. a man died after he ignored advice swimming after getting a tattoo. the man reportedly suffered from a rare -- rash near the tattoo after going swimming as well as a fever. now the infection then began in his right leg. he died just two weeks later. >> yeah where was he swimming. >> i was told that he was somewhere in mexico. >> yeah. i don't know if it has as much to do with the tattoo as it does with where he was swimming. >> yeah, yeah. not a good idea. >> and he had
a midair scare after a plane is forced to turn around after takeoff after the engine catches fire. details next. >> how do you spell champion? the newest national spelling bee champ crowned at national harbor, the winning word that the 12-year-old nailed >> and live look outside. oh, look at that. gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. sun coming up. it's going to be a great friday in fact the weekend doesn't look bad either. gary will talk about the forecast. erin will update you on traffic on the other side. you're watching fox5 news morning. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> we're kicking off the weekend with our second fox5 zip trip of the season. today we'll be in bowie maryland. going to be at the bowie town center from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. today. tucker barnes. >> amazing. >> it's going to be amazing. tucker barnes is going to kick it off beginning up next hour. then i'm coming and then holly morris is coming. >> stop it. i'm not. >> that's right. oh, yes, you are. and then erin como is coming to cap things off. we would love for you to join us as well. it's going to be one big old party out at bowie. >> can you tell the sugar has kicked in from the doughnut. >> let me take these doughnuts away. clearly wisdom does not need any more of these. >> look how beautiful that is. >> that's gorgeous. now, namaste. >> that is great. >> ahh.
we missed it. >> we hadn't seen it in awhile. it's nice to remind me what it looks like. >> we'll have more of that, too. >> you know what, gary, you talk about that. we got to go. >> oh, yeah. >> y'all already leaving. >> we're zipping. >> you can tell we're already tripping. >> not going to finish the show. >> we're not going. i got my zip trip shoes and i'm heading out. >> here we go. this weekend warm conditions tomorrow. you can barely see this red line. that's a warm front that's going to come through later tomorrow and tomorrow's going to be nice and it's going to be warm. we'll have a lot of sunshine. as this warm front comes through for sunday, if we can get this front north of us okay then we'll end up temperatures mid even a couple spots upper 80's and around this warm front on sunday, we're going have some showers and thunderstorms developing the evening hours.oon and into- specifically for the weekend mainly dry tomorrow, 82. late storms or a few showers coming up on sunday, 87 degrees. did they really leave? they really left, didn't they? they just took off. fair skies this morning.
coming up. holly is back. now they come back but i think they're going to go again. lots of sunshine out this morning. temperatures now super chilly out there in the suburbs. check out gaithersburg, still coming in at 52 degrees. martinsburg is getting lower now at 51 and way out west in cumberland maryland temperature now is is a chilly 50 degrees. high pressure builds in today. that keeps us nice and protected so i suspect lots of sunshine. warm temperatures. a couple of high clouds or two coming on across but for the most part it looks real, real nice. we're going to go 84 degrees for a high temperature here. but a lot of suburbs will stay right around 80 degrees or so. relative humidity is still quite comfortable. so, just enjoy it, okay. a little cooler tomorrow believe it or not. evening thunderstorm is possible after 6 o'clock. chance of some p.m. showers and thunderstorms on sunday but it won't be a washout. next week we cool off a little bit it looks like. back down into the middle 70's for a couple of days. here's erin como. >> 5:48 right now gary and we're tracking some metro issues. blue line will start you
because of that blue line is single tracking between addison road and stadium-armory. in addition to that orange line trains operating between vienna and stadium-armory delays in both directions there. that's in addition to the safe track work as well as we take a look at our maps 270 delay free to the beltway from montgomery county. north of that point by the truck scales we are tracking just a bit of volume there and as we move things over for a look on the outer loop, things in pretty good shape if you're headed to bwi for an early morning flight. we're also quiet on the way to reagan national and dulles. let's go ahead and take a live look outside and show you what else you're facing on the roads this morning. volume definitely picking up on 95 northbound in dale city. south of that point volume in stafford as well. nothing atypical. little bit a slow roll. we got you covered here on fox5 news morning. we'll let you know if anything else pops up you need to be aware of. >> all right. tracking metro staying on the rails, the metro transit police are trying to track down the suspects in a brutal assault. that attack was caught on surveillance video. take a good look at this surveillance video. it happened back in april at the waterfront station. a woman says she was knocked to the ground by a gro
people then kicked in the face. if you recognize the suspects, call police. >> coming inon 5:50 an expenn state president graham spanier -- let's take a look at this and two other former school administrators facing sentencing for child endangerment after they reported now convicted sexual predator jerry sandusky to authorities. prosecutors are seeking jail time for spanier at today's hearing in harrisburg, pennsylvania. sentencing guidelines call for up to a year in prison. >> scare in the air for passengers on board united flight from chicago to miami. the plane was forced to turn around after it hit a bird according to the faa. the bird strike was reported just after takeoff. the impact caused the engine to catch fire. none of the 174 passengers or crew members on board were hurt. passengers were able to get on another flight but this was about three hours laterally. >> time now is 5:50 and let's take a look at what's trending on the web this friday morning. >> first up, a fake ice poster recently popped up in
southwest district neighborhood. the posters claim to be sanctuary steel notices telling people it is a crime to has been bore or conceal illegal aliens. it provides a number for the customs border protection hotline. ice says it did not post the fliers. yesterday d.c. mayor muriel bowser tweeted to tear the fliers down and reaffirmed d.c. is a sanctuary city. >> despite the vocal outrage and strong reaction from some groups to policies and rhetoric made by president donald trump the secret service says the number of threats against him they're about the same as the last several presidents. the news comes in light of recent outrage sparked after kathy griffin was strongly condemned posing with alikeness of president trump's head. >> kathy griffin will hold a press conference to decry the bullying she says she's endured from the trump family since the incident. her lawyer says griffin will announce the true motivation behind the photo shoot. >> this is a groundbreaking move by an nfl team. the los angeles r
they will sponsor a gay pride event in the city. the team has joined forces with venice pried the organization behind a huge block party there. a team spokesperson says the rams are prude proud top stand n alignment with the lgbtq community. the rams drafted michael sam the first openly gay nfl player. >> a pittsburgh penguins fans caught the ire of the predator fans when a pittsburgh fish market refused to sell catfish to predator fans t a fish market is giving away catfish to their fans anyone with a titicket to game three or four can get free catfish. the predators trail two to none. cleveland cavaliers turning to the very youngest of fans for support during the nba finals. check out this video from the cleveland clinic outfitting all babies born during the finals with special onesi.
and defend the land and we've seen that that happen here in washington with the capitals. you got to get them hooked young. that's what you got to do, inin issue 88 them, too. born to eat, sleep and defend the gland so cute. >> so sweet. >> new top dog when it comes to spelling. >> that's right. spelling bee finals they were held last night at national harbor. and one 12-year-old girl stole the show. >> confident. >> marocain m-a-r-o-c-a-i-n, marocain. >> that is correct. >> congratulations you're the 2017 champ of the spelling bee. >> that is 12-year-old ananya vanay. she took home the trophy and nearly $40,000. virginia native -- >> if
bee and not a spelling bee i would not have finished in the top 10. >> congratulations all around. >> fox5 shaking up the political landscape with a new half hour late night newscast. >> indeed we are. fox5's jim lokay will anchor the final five. it's a smart fun take on the white house and congress perfect nightcap for all the daily rollercoaster ride that is american politics this day t debuts monday june 5th starts at 11:30 p.m. >> i love that. i'm excited for that show and i love the promo. >> i do, too. >> well, 5:54 and time now for our facebook fan of the day. today it is kelvin hill and he says he is a d.c. native and tunes in every morning to fox5. >> and he has a message for wisdom. he says he's a big fan of the sonic boom of the south. >> hm. >> okay. >> thanks, kelvin. i can't even pretend i know what that is kelvin so i'm not even going to front but you're looking sharp in that tucks. have a great weekend. for your chance to be
tomorrow's fan leave a comment and photo below kelvin's picture on our facebook page. gary mcgrady you've got a perfect day on tap for us today. >> i'm from the south and i the sonic boom of the south. >> if you know, let us know. >> it's a special message just for wisdom apparently. >> here we go. bus stop forecast this morning, 55 to 65. listen, even this morning there's a couple little spots out there where temperatures are below 55. but you kind of get the idea here and in some -- here in the city temperatures are in the mid 60's. after school we'll warm it up. upper 70 to low 80's, no worries out there this morning. the last couple mornings we've been dealing with low and visibilities. not the case this morning. bright sunshine. you'll be able to see clear so don't worry about that and then again, late this afternoon, we'll be dry, lots of sunshine, rain is to the south of us. system is to the south of us and as high pressure builds in today it's going to be real, real nice. beautiful. not only today but tomorrow and then going into sunday, well, there's a chance for a couple of thunderstorms and showers sunday a
a lot of day looks dry and right now it's shaping up to be a pretty hot day. we're going to go to a temperature of 87 degrees on sunday. monday 83, storms possible. monday, tuesday and into wednesday as well, there's more clouds, temperatures will be in the middle 70's. that's your weather. here's some traffic. erin como is back with that. >> that's right. and we're taking a look at the roads and the rails. unfortunately problems on the blue line late clearing track work single tracking between addison road and stadium-armory. also the orange line trains operating between vienna and stadium-armory delays in both directions there. that's in addition to the safe track work slowing down the orange line. 270 looking pretty good right now through rockville and gaithersburg. let's switch it over and take a live look outside show you what else you're up against on the roads. starting to see volume picking up on 66 by su sudley road. right now about a 10 minute delay from gainsville into that centreville this morning so watch out for that. just a heavy flow of volume. as you can see as we make our way out on the beltway we're a little slow. join us out in bowie. we're zip tripping to bowie. holly and wisdom are on the way right now, tucker is already out there. i'll be
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taking an emergency appeal to the supreme court asking the justice to take action on the controversial travel ban. >> and after the bombshell announcement about climate change leaders from cities and states in the u.s. and around the world pledging to keep fighting against global warming. we'll have the reaction. >> and a live look outside on this friday, june 2nd. it is zip trip friday. we've been telling you about this all morning long. we're taking a live look at bowie town center. it's a gorgeous day to stop by and say hello to the fox5 crew. we have holly and wisdom on the way, erin will be there as well and tucker is there now and we're going to check in with him in just a bit with weather and traffic coming up on the 5's at 6:05. but first we say good morning t-i'm annie yu in for allison this morning. >> and i'm steve chenevey. looks like a great mornin so far. if you're just waking up at 6 o'clock here's what's been developing overnight. an hours long barricade situation in foggy bottom has come to an end. it started before 8 o'clock last night in the area of 21st and f streets northwest. several callers to the fox5 news room told us blocked off street