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>> good morning. thank you for joining us. >> today is monday october 16th. erin como is watching the roads. gary mcgrady starts us off though with a tease on the weather. good morning. >> we're watching wet roads out there this morning. 'cause showers are coming across. this is a substantial cold front. we were almost 80 today t no no 80's in the forecast. talking real fall like for the next several days. details to come. erin como. >> right now they have moved that overturned vehicle over. they're letting the left shoulder squeeze by. the latest on that. >> thank you. new this morning at 4:30 the woman from maryland who was shot in the eye during the las vegas massacre continues making progress back if her home state. >> this comes as family and friends of tina frost work to raise money for her recovery. melanie alnwick live with the latest. >> reporter: tina frost was able to come home on a medical flight to maryland. she's now at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore where she's continuing her treatment. now, over t
process. family reports that tina started to wake up on friday opening her left eye a bit able to tap her feet to music or giving a thumbs up. tina was able to walk three steps to a chair and back breathing on her own for several hours at a time. her sister posted on friday that she was able to goof around with tina and a little teddy bear. she wrote tina was able to hold it pat it on the back and give it a little kiss. with her transfer tina will be closer to a strong support network back home. last night friends in odenton got together for another fundraiser. they say they're on team tina for as long as they're needed. >> we don't know how much the medical bills are going to cost so we just want to keep raising money for her and just show her that we are fighting here for her and showing our support. >> reporter: tina frost was a star soccer player for arundel high school girls soccer teams from all over the country as you're about to s
have been wearing wristband honoring tina and donating money to her fight to survive. tina lost her right eye in the shooting and doctors had to remove a bullet from her head. the family had no idea what sort of brain damage tina might have. she's still going to need many surgeries to deal with so many challenges ahead but so far really remarkable progress in the last two weeks. wisdom, maureen. >> thank you mel. closer to home police are searching for the suspects connected to a shooting in the university of maryland. on saturday night one student was shot and the second was assaulted at a home on rhode island avenue. both victims are expected to recover. anyone with information is being asked to call the police. >> time now is 4:32. the fbi and d.c. police are asking for your help in finding this 11-year-old d.c. girl. take a really good look at your screen right now. she was last seen on sunday. she's from pomeroy road in southeast. she was last known to be wearing a purple shirt black pants
call police if you see her. >> a silver alert issued for this missing man in gaithersburg. police say 69-year-old he was last seen at seneca creek park. family members believe he may be in the initial stages of dementia. he was last seen driving a vehicle with maryland tags 6cj8753. anyone with information about his whereabouts should call police. >> ♪ >> time is 4:33. turning to politics a federal trial challenging the trump travel ban begins today in greenbelt. the latest version of the plan blocks travel to the u.s. from six muslim majority countries. the groups challenging the ban want the judge to issue a preliminary injunction. the council on american-islamic relations and other civil rights organizations will hold a press conference in front of that courthouse after today's hearing. a former contestant on the apprentice is coming
accusing president trump of unwanted groping. she claims the president kissed and groped her on his reality show back if 2007. she's suing the president's campaign for all documents that his team has about any harassment or assault allegations. several other women have accused president trump of groping them as well. president trump has denied those allegations. >> lawmakers clashing over healthcare reform. democrats approve president trump of trying to sabotage the affordable care act but republicans say he's pushing for a hard bargain. this show down will likely come to me ahead in december in the negotiations over federal funding which could risk a government shutdown. >> it's 4:34. you only have a few hours left to enter for a chance to win tickets to this year's national christmas tree lighting. free tickets for the event are awarded through an online lottery. the lottery closes at 10:00 a.m. today.
winners will be notified on october 30. >> let's turn our focus to the redskins now. skins at home against a winless 49ers. the team built a 17 to zip lead only to see that nearly whittled away. fourth quarter, cousins and the skins up by three, drives back, nothing opened he keeps it himself for the touchdown. 49ers cut the lead down to make it a two-point lead. cj gets picked off. the skins survive and win 26-24. kirk cousins held his new baby boy cooper on the field. cooper was born on september 29th, 11 days after his due date. evening mom was like vacate these premises. cooper is cousins and julie's first child. >> 4:35 is the time right now. i don't know if you knew this but
grandson. >> i knew that. >> that name sounded very familiar gary. you're right. >> bobby used to be with san diego, too. >> that's right. >> yeah, back before he was with -- >> maureen told me that actually before. >> -- actually he was with san diego after the redskins. >> that's what i just said. put on your ears and hear what i'm saying. >> we got to get to the weather. showers out there right now moving through. they'll be with us for the next few hours or so. temperatures this morning we're going to get cooler because the cold front is moving through. hagerstown 62. in town we're 63 and over on the eastern shore cambridge is still 68 degrees. we're going to be chilly today with the wind kicking up. we'll talk more about the forecast all morning long. here's erin como. >> 4:36. if you're headed out in maryland this morning in urbana or hyattstown an earlier crash involving an overturned vehicle that had all southbound lanes blocked at 109 has moved over to the right lane and right shoulder. just the left lane getting by. we're seeing about a 15 minute backup from
to get around that. wet roads so watch for slick conditions. tracking a crash blocking the shoulder just before aquia on 95 southbound so extra time needed there. it's blocking the shoulder. watch out for slick conditions. metro service picks up at 75:: any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you. >> fox5 news morning, colin kaepernick hires a lawyer to take on the nfl and he's taking the owners to court. >> a former member of a popular girl's singing group opens up about what she calls prostitution in the music industry. >> a live look outside across the region, 62 degrees, back in a moment. .
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the league colluded to keep him out of the league because of his national anthem protest. kaepernick's lawyer released a statement saying the grievance was filed only after pursuing every possible avenue with all nfl teams and their executives. he opted out of his contract with the 49ers at the end of last season and remains a free agent. member of the pussycat dolls has some shocking allegations. jones says the ban band was a front for a prostitution ring. jones says the singers were passed around by music executives and told that they would not have a career if they objected. the founder of the group says jones is lying. pussycat dolls sold 53 million records worldwide before breaking up in 2010. green bay packers quarterback aaron rodgers jersey may be out for the season. vikings linebacker anthony bar grove rogers into the ground as the
releasing a pass. halloween costumes.com is pulling its anne frank girls costume after major pushback features a long blue dress a shoulder bag and a green beret. the description described frank as an inspiration and a world war ii heroism the company released a statement saying they sell costumes for halloweens but also for school projects and plays. they apologize is the costume offended. changes are coming to the island of odor. the makers of thomas the tank engine want the program to become more gender balanced. they plan to introduce more female train and another black train. >> my neff ne nephew is like a s the tin
>> busting bumpers. i had a train fanatic is well. >> today is the last day to file your 2016 tax without a file. >> virginia's gubernatorial race is a few days away. >> it's wet out there. grab an umbrella you're going need it this early morning. we'll check in with a gear see gary tosee what the rest of they holds back after this.
>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> time right now is 4:44. here's a look at the stories that we're following for you today, monday, october 16. the maryland native shot in the eye during the las vegas massacre has been transferred to johns hopkins. her family says she's making progress. her relatives say she's awake and took her first few steps. >> today is the last day to file a 2016 tax return without if anything a find. you have to file by midnight to avoid the monthly penalty tax. late filers impacted by recent hurricanes or wildfires in california have been granted an extended deadline. typically the extension deadline is october 15 but because the date fell on a sunday this year taxpayers get one extra day. >> redskins hosted the winless 49ers. the team built a 17 t
just slip away in the fourth. skins up by three, kirk cousins drops back then decides to run it in himself for the touchdown. 49ers actually cut the lead to make 82-point game with nine seconds left. fourth and 20, 49ers cj gets picked off. skins survive and they win 26 to 24. >> good morning to you. thank you for joining us. >> it is monday october 16th. erin como on the roads, gary mcgrady talking weather. good morning. >> yeah, we start the work week wet. some showers out there this morning moving through. pretty good rain in some spots. i've zoomed in little bit. you can see a little yellow there. that's prince george's county. that's going to continue to move on along the front is moving through slowly now but it gets a little kick later on so all this shower activity we're seeing moving through most of which now is right along i-95 and to the east. that's moving on. all this is moving up to the north and to the northeast. it's racing along, too. let me show you temperatures behind the front pretty cool this morning. columbus is down to 45. pittsburgh 51. now, that's where we'll
we're going to have widespread 40's and maybe even a couple of 30's out there this week. in the suburbs not here. new york city right now sitting at 66 degrees. sunshine this afternoon. it will be breezy, very fall-like this week, too. here's erin como on this so far wet morning commute. >> and you you know what happens when there's rain monday morning we're already dealing with big problems. taking a look at 270 southbound the left lane is squeezing by. previously all lanes blocked 270 by 109. there's a big crash scene involving an overturned vehicle. big delays already from 80 to 109. that's the majority of the delay. you can still hop off and take, say, 355 to get around that but look at that delay already. 270 southbound from 70 to 121 is going to take you 44 minutes. make sure you give yourself extra time. once you get to the beltway this is the outer loop by connecticut looking good. you're quiet on the inner loop as well. it's 50 inbound from bowie. we're seeing a disabled vehicle on the shoulder. 95 southbound just before aquia. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on
get an early start. you know what rain does to the ride, guys. >> thank you erin. all right. the maryland native who was shot in the eye during the las vegas massacre continues making progress this morning. now back in her home state. >> this comes as family and friends of tina frost work to raise money for her recovery. fox5's melanie alnwick live in the news room with the latest. >> reporter: tina frost was able to come home on a medical flight to maryland. she's now at johns hopkins hospital in baltimore where she's continuing her treatment. now, over the weekend a lot of progress the family reports on their go fund me page tina started to wake up on friday opening her left eye a little bit she taps her foot to music or giving a thumbs up. tina was that able to walk three steps to a chair and back breathing on her own for several hours at a time. now, with her transfer to hopkins for continuing medical care tina will be closer to a strong support network back home. last night friends in odenton got together for another fundraiser. they say ty'
for as long as they're needed. >> at first we didn't know how serious it was, so it was awful but we were all like, okay, she's going to be okay, this isn't that bad and then as more details came out, it just got worse. it was a nightmare. obviously this is a horrible event but there's this much good going on so it's a light in all of it i guess. >> reporter: her sister posted on friday that she was even able to goof around with tina and a little teddy bear. she wrote tina was able to hold it pat it on the back and give it a kiss. tina frost was a star soccer player. girls soccer teams from all over the country you see in this post on facebook they have been wearing wristband honoring tina and donating some and for her fight to survive. tina lost her right eye and doctors had to remove a bullet from her head. she still has fragments there for possibly the rest of her life. the family really had no idea what sort of brain damage tina might have. she'll still need many more surgeries to deal with the challenges ahead but so far just incredible progress in the last two weeks. mauree
>> mel, thank you for that update. 4:49 right now. virginia voters just weeks away from heading to the polls to elect their next governor. both candidates democrat ralph northam and republican ed gillespie spent the weekend stumping with the big time politicians. joe biden hosted a workforce development round table in reston with northam. >> it's the only hope for leadership we have now is at the state level. i mean, it really is. it really is the only hope we have, number one. you know, someone once said there's a guy named bond said that this administration is unified by incoherent and incompetence. that's the unifying principle that you're getting across the road here. you got to step up. >> vice president mike pence joined gillespie
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>> ♪ >> time is 4:53. the justice department is sending federal lawyers to help prosecute a man charged with gunning down a transgender teen. 16-year-old kadari johnson was shot and killed in iowa. attorney general jeff sessions pledged to prosecute crimes against. funeral services will be held for a campus police officer killed last
university. on saturday officers lined the streets of lubbock texas to pay their respects to officer floyd east. east arrested 19-year-old hollis daniels for drug possession. during processing at the police station daniels pulled out a gun and started shooting. he's charged with capitol murder. officer east's memorial service and funeral takes place tomorrow. >> fbi joining the investigation into a suspicious device found at a civil war reenactment in virginia. it was found in middletown in frederick coin. thcounty. there were no reported injuries. comes after the cedar creek battlefield foundation posted a message on its web site saying it has received a written threat. organizers beefed up security in response. >> this halloween season it's tractor-trailering that a horror flick is topping the box office. happy death day is number one right now. the ground hog day like film beat expectations bringing in $26.5 million and it
$5 million to make so they're winning right now. >> i've never heard of it. >> i never heard of it. >> happy death bay. >> day. >> it's kind of like the blare witch project from years ago. >> yeah. >> that's the way it goes. good morning, gary mcgrady. >> showers out this morning. there's a front coming through so we've reached our -- well, i think we'll get a little bit warmer out there in some cases today but cooler air is coming down so temperatures won't move much off what they are now. 63 here in town. gaithersburg 60. dulles 61 and manassas 62 degrees. i want to show you we do have showers coming on across. this is all along a frontal system. a fairly substantial front because once it comes through, it really sets the stage for cooler temperatures and really, really nice weather this week. good showers there for upper marlboro. just south of bowie and then over towards annapolis and anne arrundel county. you can pull this back just a little bit you can see the larger picture here with satellite. it will be awhile
start getting sunshine this morning but we will and we'll dry out. get the early showers passing through. otherwise cool and breezy. winds will be out of the northwest at about 10 to 20 miles per hour, gusty, too, and temperatures, pretty steady lower to mid 60's. then we drop off overnight. cool weather coming. here's erin como with a look at your wet monday morning commute. >> you said it. big problems already. overturned vehicle 270 southbound right lane right shoulder blocked for that cleanup and investigation. left lane get buying. now previously all lanes were blocked. because we're still dealing with a really big scene we're seeing big slowdowns coming from 70 to 109. as we look at those drive times close to an hour to get from 70 to 121 on 270 southbound. you may want to hop off and take 355. now the outer loop of the beltway behind the drive times headlights coming towards us past connecticut avenue. traffic is picking up in terms of volume. watch for slick spots. the inner loop still looks really nice. bottom side of the beltway by the wilson bridge and 50 in
through bowie. but again wet roads we're concerned with those conditions. oute l before 202 crash blocking the shoulder. metro is on time. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you maureen and wisdom. >> thank you erin. coming up on fox5 news morning nearly 10 years after he walked away from his post in afghanistan sergeant bowe bergdahl is expected to finally enter a plea. >> a former contestant on the apprentice is now suing president trump. >> heading to break, a live look across the d.c. region. wet roads out there. please be careful as you head out. 4:57 is your time and it is 62 degrees. we're back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪