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sexual abusing a 16-year-old girl. blair high school where he worked >> evan lambert is live outside the school with more. evan? >> reporter: tony, we are outside the school right now, and in just a few minutes here, there's a football game that will be going on, we're learning all of this from montgomery county police. they say 27-year-old corey boatman was an assistant football coach and substitute teacher here at montgomery blair high school. the investigation, they say, a began in september. when detectives say boatman was sending inappropriate text messages to a 16-year-old female student. then, investigators say boatman had sex with the student later that month. he's now charged with sexual abuse of a minor. police say he turned himself in today in a letter to parents that went out today, school principal renee johnson said, in part, quote, these charges are deeply concerning, and unacceptable. this type of behavior does not
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or the community and it will not be tolerated again. that statement coming from principal here at montgomery blair high school, renee johnson, and as i mentioned before, a football game will be happening here in just about a half hour or so. we understand that boatman -- this is according to the school district has been on leave since these allegations, first surfaced, and we also have learned tonight that corey boatman played college football for syracuse according to information from that school's website. for now, live in montgomery county, evan lambert, fox 5 local news. now, to a fox 5 exclusive, one week after the body of a maryland woman was found in north carolina, her mother is pleading for justice. 19-year-old ashanti billie went missing from norfolk on september 18th. she was attending culinary school there. her body was discovered 11 days later behind a
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charlotte. she was last seen entering a military base in norfolk on the morning of the 18th. bill worked at a sandwich shop. her car and cell phone were found few miles away. matt ackland spoke exclusively to ashanti's parents. >> reporter: this has been an awful month, brandy and tony billie first realized their daughter was missing three weeks ago then searched for her everywhere. one week ago they got terrible news she had been found dead and they still don't have any idea who is responsible. >> we know that she went to work, was headed to work. got on the base, basically they saw her id, was visually at 4:56 that morning, and that was the last time someone had visually eyes on her. >> reporter: do we know if any type of suspect, have they talked to you about that? and forgive me for asking, but
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do we know how your daughter wa yet? >> we don't have any of that information, as far as a suspect and we don't even know the method or what's on the death certificate. >> reporter: is there any idea or any hunch of a suspect or is it somebody out there that maybe your daughter didn't know at all >> it may be someone she came in contact with simply from passing, maybe came to her job or passing at a gas station, i think it's someone she's seen before, i don't know she knows per se. >> reporter: so many questions tonight. brandy and tony billie also told us a service will be held next friday in fort washington. the inter met service will take place the following monday. family said they will keep us updated live in the newsroom. matt ackland, fox 5 l
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suspected of killingama and hid than eight years admitted he was involved. butler's ex-boyfriend jose rodriguez cruz plead guilty to second degree murder and promised to show police where butler is buried. he will only have to serve 12 years in prison. he killed butler inside her house on 4th and slipped her about the out a window and put her in a ground's her family confronted him in the courthouse. >> i felt very good. a little relief coming in. speaking instead of holding it in all these years. >> it was important to the family because if she was laying out somewhere, she's still missing to usually we want to bring her home and know exactly where she is. >> prosecutors say the process to recover pam butler's body is already underway. a district heights maryland man will spend the rest of his life in prison. a judge in anne arundel county handed out that stents today to
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jury found him guilty of marquee to whims, she crashed her car into a apartment complex in district heights. when rescuers arrived they determined she had been shot. surveillance video showed him jumping out of the car after the crash and running off. poty spoke before his sentencing, apologized to his family and own but denied he was responsible for whim's death. anne arundel police say they found three bodies and the deaths are gang related. police are tight lipped. we're told several suspects are in custody but police won't say where they found the bodies. nor the age or gender of the victims. instead, they're asking anyone who's had contact with gang members to come forward. >> if you're in fear. if you think a gang wants to hurt you. i'm begging you to come and talk to us. >> the discovery of the bodies comes a week after
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enforcement announced an all-out > there's still no known motive behind the deadly las vegas shooting. however, new video is painting a graphic picture of the horror as it unfolded. of you may find some of the images disturbing. obviously in this video, you can see panic stricken people frantically running for covering a 64-year-old stephan paddock opened fire sunday night from the 32nd floor of the man dal lay bay hotel. he bought 1,000 rounds of tracer ammunition a month ago from a private seller. tracer bullets contain a pyrotechnic charge. 58 people were killed in the attack, more than 400 injured. in the wake of the shooting in las vegas, terry mcauliffe says he w
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safety legislation, the governor said the tragedy should be awake-up call. he announced he has directed his public safety team to draft and introduce a measure for the next general assembly that will ban assault weapons, bump stock devices and high capacity magazines the white house is allowing more employers to opt out of providing free birth control to women for religious and moral reasons. the trump administration issued a revision to obama era rules. under the affordable care act, preventive care is supposed to be made available to employees and their dependants free of charge. this revision expands a religious exemption that only apply to houses of worship, religiously affiliated nonprofits and some private companies still ahead, a maryland woman waiting for an early morning bus is allegedly dragged into the woods and sexual assaulted. police are looking for the man d
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we will update you on the clean-up efforts in puerto rico following hurricane maria as fears grow that a decades old damn there could soon fail. not a bad weekend but we could see tropical rainfall and plenty of it before the weekend is over. i'll have the details on what you can expect coming up in that important seven-day forecast after the break. if you have a story idea, give us a call, the tip line is open, 202-895-3000 or sends us an e-mail at fox5tips@wttg.com. we'll be right back.
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alex: when i was 11 years old, a man broke into the house and he sexually assaulted me. thankfully, in my case, the police caught him, but there are so many survivors that live knowing that their attacker is still out there. ♪♪ thank you mark herring, for taking this seriously, and for making this a priority,
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mark: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. . montgomery county police are searching for a man they say sexual assaulted a woman at a a gaithersburg bus stop early this morning. >> the man grabbed the victim, pulled her into a nearby wooded area. fox 5 angelie hemphill is live tonight with more details on this attack.
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angelie? >> this brazen crime neighbors here on high alert. the victim in this case told police that the suspect barely said one word to her before he dragged her into those woods behind that bus stop where he sexual assaulted her for more than 30 minutes. fox 5 brought you the breaking news this morning. take a look at the video of the crime scene, not long after police had arrived. they say it was around 5:30 this morning, while it was still dark, a woman was waiting for the bus at this bus stop off watkins mill road and travis lane when man approached her. she told police he acknowledged her and then suddenly grabbed her and pulled her into those woods behind the bus stop. police say he sexual assaulted her possibly raped her before she could get away and call 911. which wasn't until 6:12 a.m. that's 42 minutes later. the victim was taken to a local hospital. and police believe the suspect ran off. the only description we have of that suspect right now is police believes he a black man in his
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you have information, you are urged to contact detectives. >> this is a pretty brazen crime. >> correct. and the suspect is still at large. we do consider him dangerous. and we want to try and identify him as quickly as possible. >> historically, strange based rapes and this is right now what we're classifying it. we have no reason to believe that our victim or suspect had no prior knowledge. relatively rare in montgomery county. so this is concerning to us. >> have young people around, you know, women working early in the morning. of we're not safe at all if he's in the open. >> not thinking this is going to happen. you hear in the news this happened, that happened. comes close to it, you know, it's really, really scary. >> reporter: we did see detectives back at the scene earlier this afternoon searching the thick wooded area where they believe this assault took place's
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information, you are you wered to contact you can remain anonymous and could you receive a award for information leading to an arrest, live in gaithersburg, angelie hemphill fox 5 local news. there's new concern in puerto rico about an outdated damn that could impact recovery efforts. we got the latest coming up next >> the clock is ticking we're minutes away from game one of the nlds, brody logan is following this all live from nats park tonight. everybody is rocking the red. >> reporter: there's little bit of blue but pretty much 90% rocking the red. few minutes from first pitch. fans are excited. nlds game one and hoping to see some ks from steven straussberg talk about that coming up. ut that coming up.
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seasonal and a littlebit of the humidity but we'll keep a close eye before the weekend is over about thero
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from nate as it gets ready to make l definitely looking at seeing some of that rainfall heading our way, that's one of the things that we're really watching very closely once we get into the time period of this weekend. in the meantime, basically dry and warm for the nats game. absolutely fabulous as kaitlyn pointed out earlier, doesn't feel like it's really weather for baseball. it should be a little cooler but it's not. temperatures ten to 15 degrees above the seasonal average for tomorrow and once again i mentioned the tropical moisture, tropical showers will be here at least by sunday. get prepared. watching it rain by the time we get to next week, we really do need the rainfall. temperatures 79 degrees right now at dc. 78 kicking in at baltimore, 77 at annapolis, the same for winchester and 82 degrees temperature to the south at fredericksburg. and 82 as well for frederick and hagerstown. pretty nice evening if you're heading out as lots of activities as shawn pointed out take a look at what we're looking at by the 9:00
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will be a very nice 75 degrees, and even 73 by 11:00. your overnight lows will be into the 60's. of to the north northwest, a little cooler, we'll see a few 50's on the map, still overall skies will be clear. we have a warm front to the north of us and we're going to continue to see a nice warm flow, the humidity will start to kick in a bit. get prepared as we head to the 80's for your saturday. once again, you're going to still feel the stick ness. i mentioned we needed the rainfall and do we ever, 22 consecutive days. the record being 34, we're looking forward to getting rain maybe not quite as much as what tropical storm nate might bring us, here it is getting ready to move over the north eastern portion of the ucatan peninsula by tonight. the models are pretty much in agreement with it. moving north northwest at 21 miles an hour, it's anticipated to start to intensify once it getsnt
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landfall as a sunday, take a look at the cone of uncertainty right up across areas to the northeast including over our area, so we're going to be watching it closely as we prepare ourselves for some of that rainfall. the outbreak bands will reach the coastal areas as we move closer to the next 24 hour, you can see here into sunday and then that rain heads up to the midatlantic. in the meantime, a great day tomorrow, by midday we'll be about 80. 67 for tonight then partly cloudy and warm and for tomorrow, heating it up to the mid 80's. here's a look at your fox 5 accu-weather seven-day forecast. sunday and monday definitely rain days and sunday i'll tell you not just rain but i'm looking at it being a soaker. prepared and lingering showers as we get into the rest of the week and by friday, we got dry condition at 73. tomorrow it will feel just like summer. back to you. >> bring on the summertime. thank you, gwen. the excitement is building
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weather but game time. we're about an hour away fnlds, are taking down the reigning se cub >> first pitch 7:31 and a special guest will be on the tonight at nats park. live - brody? >> reporter: hey, tony, you mentioned a special guest for the first pitch, steve scalise back out of the hospital after the shooting. he will be throwing out the first pitch not only is he throwing the first pitch. it's his birthday, big day for him and these nats fans are getting in there to see that first pitch and to see more important importantly instead of end strawsberg. he's only had one in his career. he's been amazing since the all-star break. five and one, an era with about ten to 11 ks per nine, he'll be striking, i've seen a lot of people with the
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arou. they've been in first place since april 16th. almost six month, they won the division by 20 games, they haven't played that many pressure packed meaningful games until tonight, but gm mike rizzo said they're two really good teams >> they're a good team and we're looking forward, it's going to be good baseball. >> reporter: so this is the cubs, against the nats. but it's also a match-up of two team mates of the southern nevada bull dogs. this is the team photo of, we have bryce harper here, at 13, and we have chris bryant at 12 years old. they were on the same travel team out of las vegas, those are the two reigning national league
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mvps, t for a chance to move on the two best players and it's crazy they both played on that same travel team. tony, shawn, it will be a great game, cool moment for those who they have both talked about how good the other one was on that team when they were 13. little did they know that they'd both be in the major leagues against each other. >> what are the odds? that's great. i love that. thank you very much, brody. >> go nats. meanwhile, the mayors of dc and chicago are getting in on the post season fun. mayor bowser and chicago rom imman yell have a friendly major. if the nats lose, mayor bowser will give half votes for the chilly bowl. and if the cubs lose he'll send meats and two bottles of beer to mayor bowser. i probe would have wanted something specific other than various meets. the losing mayor wil
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relief efforts inrto popular m soon be a thing of the past. details up next. details up next.
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. you've got mail. what could be a sign of the time, a ol is getting rid of instant messer known as aim when it began that 1997.
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twitter and tweeted must come t. i don't think a whole lot of people are using aol anymore. >> i know a couple of people. i won't out you. she's tempted. >> i know one person. >> you know that same person >> i know someone else. of >> ok. anyway. it's holding you hostage. >> aim is gone. weekend looks like 50-50. 50-50. we're starting out with a great day tomorrow. take a look at this, 86 and sunshine, wonderful for the baseball game but then, we're talking about a real soaker come sunday. plenty of tropical moisture coming up towards our area from what will be the remnants of nate and we expect to see a lot of rainfall moving right up the midatlantic and hanging around through until tuesday and maybe lingering through a couple more days after that >> we needed this. didn't we >> we're desperate for rain. we are. >> we'll take it. that's it for us. 5@630 is coming up ne
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♪ ♪. i don't know about you but i feel like it wouldn't be friday in washington if it wasn't another busy news day. up tonight is another member of the president's cabinet on the way out
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birth control mandate >> as you can see from the rundown, these are the stories we're talking about here at 6:30 and of course, join the conversation if you'd like. today, president trump issued new rules allowing employers to opt out of providing birth control for religious and moral reasons. a number of preproductive rights group said they will bring legal challenges planned pattern hood called it unacceptable. the trump administration says it is trying to protect the religious freedoms of all americans. >> the president believes that the freedom to practice one's faith is a fundamental right in this country and i think all of us do. and that's all that today was about >> joining us to break down what all this means is kimberly leonard reporter from the washington examiner. for everybody watching us, sort of break down, i guess what this revision means for women and employers >> before obamacare,

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