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proposal to fight ibuprofen idea use in the district. how the plan could open the city's doors to drug users. tonight we're tracking a one, two, hurricane pneumonia much. maria is setting here eyes on puerto rico >> the news at six starts right now. >> thank you for onioning us first tonight. opioid overdoses in the district are skyrocketing . they're almost triple the number of deaths just two years ago. some d.c. leaders are looking into opening what they call injection sites. they are places where addicts could go and take their drugs with medical professionals nearby. fox5's matt ackland is live at the wilson building in the district with the latest on this proposal. >>reporter: hey, shawn, tony, this is very, very early, in fact today we just learned that the medical director of the district of columbia will travel to vancouver, canada. they have one of these injection sites in place up and running. she wants to see how it works and then she plans to come back to report to the council and the may
ing they need to hear a lot more about this before they sign on. is it saving lives or enabling the problem? >> that's crazy. you need to find help for them instead of giving them the opportunity to stay on the drug. >> i think he it might save lives. >> ibuprofen idea overdoses are skyrocketing and there's no time to waste. i can liken it to hiv aides that occurred some 30 years ago. they are looking to provide sites for addicts to do their drugs with medical profession l ales here by who can also help them get clean. this is a supervised injection site in vancouver, canada. you can have on site the services that people need in order to recover from addiction. you you can have counselors. you can have healthcare professionals there to actually work with people to get them threw their
addiction. mayor bowser is not endorsing the plan yet but send ing her health director to canada where the practice is in place. leaders are just exploring the practice now. there's no estimate on costs, number of in corrects sites or if the city could be held liable . some leaders want to hear much more before they support this. i'm assuming that the the imoal is to save lives, but it does sound is this something that you want modern so society to be involved with? those supporting this he they say take a look back many years when the needle l exchange program was first proposed. it was a huge controversy. everyone thought that if you you give out free needles then other people will be encouraged to use drugs, more people will use drugs. the reason they did this is to stop the transmission of h ir aides and turns out many years later it has, in fact done
people who transmit hiv and aides through needles has dropped droom cli. live in the the wilson building, matt ackland, fox5 local news. >> days after prince william county police shot and killed a 15 year old boy outside his home prosecutors ruled the officer's use of deadly force was justif ied. the tien just assaulted a woman with a crow br and was aggressively moving towards them. fox5's paul wagner has the latest tonight. >>reporter: \police\police william county police identified today that i was reub own oh who called 911 to say he was holding his mother hot hostage and had a bomb strapped to his chest. the teen's father told me there must have been another way for the police to deescalate this situation. and now he believes his son was murdered. my beautiful little kid -- than thatting
shortly after the prosecutor made his decision oscar your bean oh said he believes his son was murdered you but he forgives the officer who fired the fatal shots. i woke up at five in the morning and i wrote a letter of forgiveness to that person that i don't even know that took my kid. i forgive him. fl the teen's father says he was in mexico when his son was shot last friday morning and now questions the decision by the commonwealth's attorney. my wife and kids saw everything and i they don't have cameras. so they can say whatever they want prosecutor paul ebert confirmed the shooting was not caught on camera. none of the officers were wearing body cameras, but the evidence he reviewed convinced ebert the officer who fired was in danger of serious bodily harm or death. the individual involved, the young man had called the police, told them that he was holding his mother hostage,
like for them to shoot him or had no objection to them hooting . he told them he had a knife and as officers arrived they you a him beat his brother 's girlfriend with a crowbar. paul ebert says the teen had attempted to commit suicide the night before and had lig tour marks around his neck. police chief barry barnard says witnesses on the scene heard the officerses' commands for the teen to drop his weapon. and we have sources there independent of the police department who also heard those commands who we've interviewed and support the fact that they heard the commands being given multiple times. but four days after his son was killed, oscar your buena keeps asking himself the same he question. couldn't the officers have disarmed his son another way? >> little l, just a little
little crowbar, isn't there tasers? >> prince william county police do carry tasers, but none were deployed. late this afternoon prince william county police re lease the name of the officer who shot the teen twice last friday morning. he's been identified as robert choice. he's 35 years old and a seven year veteran. police also said there was no bomb found, no gun found and the teen had a coat on when he was sot which gave the police some question as to whether or not he might hey had something strapped on his chest we also tried to talk to mr. your buena today about his son's mental al health. he declined to discuss it. in manassas, paul wagner, fox5 local news. >> we're keeping our eyes on two storms tonight. hurricane jose is making its way up the east coast as a category one storm. this is a live look right now from ocean city maryland where the surf obviously i
rough. hurricane maria has her sites on puerto rico the storm caused widespread damage into dominica and mart neek. >> so much to update you you on we're going to start with the big picture because we do have category one hurricane jose has been out here for 12 days now, the longest lived hurricane weave he ' had in the atlantic since fran back in 1980 and then hurricane maria with its very strong winds 165 miles an hour. it is about 830 miles southeast of st. croix expect to have a direct landfall there and then in puerto rico and early on wednesday. so catastrophic damage there. jose is about 17t of cape hatteras. it's far he in you have away as we look at this system that is brushing us with clouds and sures along the coast. tropical storm conditions uch towards nantucket
cape cod.s it's going to sit and spin and it's still quite week as we go into the weekend. it still may be hanging around here even on understood. you you can see on of the outer bands start ing to see the sun starting to go down now. a few showers that have been crazing the coast . they didn't get much farther than about 95 and the chesapeake bay. most of the rest of this evening will be settled. then we focus on hurricane maria, it is a category five. a direct hit on the tiny carribean island of dominique a, maybe a direct hit on st. croix. get in a little bit close her and you can see how close it is. the eye does wobble a little bit. uber driver fortunately we do expect a direct hit for puerto rico. it's been a long time since that has happened. you'll recall ir ma missed puerto rico but they still had a billion dollar in damage even with a miss. this is
ings opinion oal yeah and then staying far away from florida, the bahamas, the turk and cake owes. far enough away from land that maybe once we get it through the carribean islands that will be all she can wreck on everybody. it's going to be sx or seven days before we can say that with confidence. we continue to monitor it. we'll keep you you updated on what is ing going to happen today and tomorrow. >> new tonight, police are look ing for the vandal ales who left this racist graffiti in crofton. a woman discovered the chalk drawings in the parking lot. one was a derogatory image . neighbors recalled see ing two boys, about ten years old. no word if they are the ones responsible. coming up tonight we are following breaking news, a massive earth earthquake in mexico. tonight the death toll is climb as we learn mor
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very first general assembly address as president. the president didn't only called about north korea, he called out iran calling a country that has become a rogue state and warned not to continue to threaten its neighbors otherwise the president might pull the plug on the the nuclear deal. in essence, if north korea starts a war, president trump says the united states will end north korea. the you united states has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defense its itself for its allies we'll have no choice but to totally destroy north korea. rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. rocket man of course, the nickname that the president has now delivered to the north korea le
the you you united nations itself. the president talked about how the countries need on start taking responsibility for their own people and not leave the billion to the united states . we're live in northwest tonight, tom fitzgerald, fox5 local news. >> thank you, fits. coming up tonight could hillary clinton challenge the election results in we're talking about the presidential election. why she's still calling the legit massey of president trump's presidency into question. one airline helping you you you to get you out of town for $40, but you you do have to act fast. firefighters help rescue a kit ten stuck inside a car engine in california. the fire department release these images the cat was reportedly disuk in the car for four days. firefighters at the the scene named him lexus. the kitten was
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2016 election. in an interview it says it's clear russia i'm fleunsed the outcome of the election and the lit jit mass he i of dlmed's win could be called into question. another breach happened back in march before this latest incident that exposed millions of americans. also in question tonight whether the top three executives sold stock after knowing of the march breach. jet blueys kicking off a big sale. it's offering travelers tickets as cheap as $39 one way. the sale ends tonight at 11. 359. >> are those sales reel. >> usually they have five sets available at that price. >> good if you can get them. we have a lot to talk about. >> there's so much. >> we did talk just a little bit about jose as well ast
you you know ocean sit t ticketed event is feeling the effects of jose. not in a big way, it's not tropical storm conditions but we do have a live look tonight. there's been some pretty rough surf. kind of a interior easter going by although not quite as damaging as it could have been the center of the storm is 275 miles away northeast of cape hat us. you can definitely tell something is up there. the surf has been rough and there have been some people definitely taking in the the site of a category one hurricane 275,000 miles away can do to the shoreline. we're getting off easy at the mid lat ntic beaches. tropical storm conditions expected with three to five inches of rain. we had at least enough sunshine to get us up to 85-degrees. hello summer, we see you and we see these temperatures are back and that is what we're going to continue to headline. summer heat is returning. just how warm is it going to get tomorrow ,
eight p 7-degrees, that's where we're going, 88 on thursday. we did have some clouds around today. those clouds were some of the outer bands of hurricane jose. showers expected either east of 95 or the bay. you can still one of the outer bands that's gotten close to the bay and there's a stronger one out here closer to the center of the circulation of jose which by the way is a category one hurricane with winds ever 75 miles an hour . still not expected to make a landfall, still pecked to kind of spin out there. this is a pretty healthy shower moving across the bay. these are all moving from north to south just as we see our circulation with the hurricane off the coast. so you're just missing out on that in california and saint mare's county. i in terms of winds we've seen much worse at the beaches. you're getting just again a gust to 26 at ocean city , you get up toward is lip is 269 and toward in an
26. we'll keep an eye on the wind gusts. hopefully not too much damage and landfall not expected with jose. we're still at 82-degrees in the district. many places will stay comfortable with the evening hours and showers confined to the bay or east. 7:00 temperature locally by 78, by 11:00, 74 as jose continues to push farther north as it gips yet another loop the rain is generally out of our area tomorrow, will be dry, will be sunny, high pressure is going to build in and yes we're going to be a little bit warm. we're about 10-degrees warmer than average which is 78 degrees. we're going to be 87, some places 88. summer rerun definitely in the forecast for us. also a rerun of some fog. did you notice a little fog this morning in it could be back tomorrow. kind of typical for this time of year. 70-degrees at eight. by noon, 83 and warm, if not hot by 5:00 with a high temperature again. forecast here in the t
87. really a lot of places will get well into the mid and upper 80s tomorrow. what about going forward in we keep it really warm. how about this weekend president are you ready for this , saturday, sunday, it's august revisited everybody. although not much in the way of showers as we go forward through our seven day forecast. nice weekend, fault begins on saturday, temperature about 85- degrees. i'm sure fall will show up at some point, but not this week. >> i'm not upset about that. keep it going for a little bit longer. a nice little blast of heat iml i'm glad you like it. >> because usually it's artic chill in here. >> still ahead tonight, a blue for power goes viral. how one woman's call for electricity is flipping some frowns to smiles before we head to break tonight it's time to celebrate international talk like a pirate day. so this is why i think some of these days just get stupid. listen to how this came before, two fen
the holiday inn 2002. they started using pirate sling while playing racketball. they had so much fun they decided it should be a national day. because he were drunk or something. why september 19? more prove here because it it was one of their ex-wife's birthday. >> so they were able to get it on the books? tomorrow is going to be international shawn day. >> i love that. hat.
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woman is making headlines for a whole different reason. when she was release from the hospital doctors said she should stay in air condition. but with no power that became a problem. she used flourescent ping spray paint to make a sign to get the attention of an electrician. the sign read as you can see, hot single female seeks sexy lineman to electrify her life. sure enough. it worked, she got the power turned on. a big shoutout for everyone that is working hard to get the power restored because it's hot out there. i haven't slept in my bed in 20 nights, so i'm really excited to go to sleep tonight. her sinus getting in the attention turning the spotlight on the importance of being an organ donor. i will tell you my mother-in-law is here rig
her husband is still down in florida. they live in port charlotte. they still don't have power and it is hot down there. >> this is the worst part of it, it takes two, three weeks. >> and that's a story that's being under recorded. it's miserable. it's been a long time. >> hopefully they'll get everybody's poweback on pretty soon. 5@6:30 is coming up right her after the break.
>> president trump had some choice words today when he was speaking at the you you united nations. we're going to break down his blis erg speech putting north korea, iran and even un on notice. as you see on the side of your screen it's what we're talking about tonight at 6:30. in his first address mr. trump rammed up his criticism of the u n. the highlight has the the president being bluntment when you hear the fact that he's suggesting destroying north korea, that really alerted a lot of people. this was a remarkable scene up there jim and shawn. it's no secret, donald trump even before he wasn't is no fan of the you united nations. he has said this for years. but standing in front of them