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>> straight ahead at 6:00 all eyes on the nation's capitol. the first charges criminal charges are expected in the russia probe and an arrest could be just hours away. coming up the president's angry response in a series of tweets calling this a witch hunt and pointing the finger at hillary clinton. >> also just a tragic story out of fairfax county. a maryland woman is dead after a young boy tried to jump to his death from an overpass. >> live look outside on this monday. it is october 30th. the rain and the wind moving in not before causing damage in the d.c. region. plus trees down, thousands of power outages leading to traffic troubles. >> the winds and rain we've had part of a nor'easter. wind gusts topping 50 miles an hour leading to half a million power outages. dominion reporting 3,000 outages. pepco up to 2400 most reported just northeast of dupont
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circle. bg&e about 3500 outages throughout maryland. check in with tucker for a closeup look at the system. >> yeah, getting very windy. all of a sudden the wind just fired up last night. >> right. >> and gusting up to about 50 miles an hour at times overnight and still dealing with wind early this morning. good news is the wind is going to slowly fall off here and we're going to be left with a cloudy and cool start but you can see winds at this hour still quite strong there. look at dulles, 41 miles per hour wind gusts, 28 here in the city, 39 in annapolis. so, yeah, winds for a few more hours, then as that system starts to get a little further away from us the wind should lighten up this afternoon. cooler temperatures have moved in. 48 in washington. we've got wind chills in the 30's. i'll have all the details on the forecast, let you know when the wind is out of here and the rest of the rain and the temperatures coming up in just a minute. all right, i'm going to toss it over to erin. she has the latest on the roads. >> good morning tucker. this is one of many problems we're dealing with as a result of the windy and wet weather and roads. this is a portion of
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street in northwest. 3900 block closed with a downed tree. luckily not much damage to the car but quite a cleanup. it's a downed power line downed tree as well so dealing with that cleanup. let's switch from that live look to a look at 395. let me get out of the way. this is the southbound side after glebe road crash blocking the right lane. northbound volume picking up. watch for the potential to hydroplane from the heavier rain and watch for debris in your secondaries and your neighborhoods. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. trying to keep you updated on all the issues. southbound bw parkway before 450 crash blocking the shoulder. some delays leading to that location as well. as you make your way out in chevy chase a downed tree beach drive shut down at 410 in northwest. dealing with residual delays for your metro ride. if you're skipping the roads and taking the rails orange line normal service in new carrollton. blue line delays from an earlier problem at van dorn. >> hours away from
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learning the first charges revealed in the robert mueller investigation. >> reports have circulated for days now that a federal indictment will be unsealed today. fox5's melanie alnwick is live outside the u.s. district court now with more. good morning, mel. >> reporter: good morning, steve and allison and yesterday morning president trump reacted angrily in a series of tweets calling this a witch hunt and evil politics saying the real collusion is between his former opponent hillary clinton and russia. finally ending with this tweet you're about to see here basically suggesting that all of this is just a diversion from republicans plan to push for tax cuts and tax reform. now, what we know according to reporting by the "wall street journal" and others is that prosecutors from special counsel robert mueller's team did present evidence to a grand jury on friday. and whatever that evidence was, it was enough to convince the jury to sign off on charges against one or more individuals. on fox news sunday congressman trey gowdy, a f
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this point it's impossible to say how big of a deal these charges really are. >> it's going to be really important whether or not this indictment involves 15-year-old business transactions or 15 day old conversations with russia. so, it's really important what the charge is. it's really important who the person being charged is. >> reporter: now, apart from the big names that we have heard paul manafort or former national security adviser general michael flynn it's also possible that the person being charged is someone we've never even heard of before. now, what we understand is we believe that those charges could be filed sometime late this afternoon and once those charges are filed, it is also entirely possible we could see an arrest later today. live at u.s. district court, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> talk with a former federal prosecutor as well. fox5 followi
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developments on the death of a woman. a 12-year-old boy jumped from an overpass and landed other suv below on saturday. the impact killed the driver 22-year-old marisa harris. the boy who jumped is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. it's not clear if any charges will be filed if he survives. >> this morning, police are searching for the person who shot a 14-year-old boy over the weekend on north laurel road in laurel. the victim taken to johns hopkins hospital with life-threatening injuries. no word on a suspect or a motive in this case. anyone with information is asked to call police. >> former montgomery county school employee will be sentenced in just a couple hours for having a sexual relationship with a student. police say 57-year-old mark yantsos. he was out on bond and he had sex with the student again. he's already accepted a plea deal of 18 months behind bars. >> ♪
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on fox. boy did it go late. five hours and 17 minutes. game five of the world series didn't wrap up until 1:30 this morning. in a back and forth high scoring game lots of home riruns. astros came out on top 13 to 12. alex braid man was the hero. houston now leads the series three games to two, one win away from their first world series title but they'll have to do it back in los angeles. justin verlander and rich hill on the mound. verlander posted this to twitter. here's a before and after photo of me from that game. what a crazy game. took 40 plus years off my life. >> that's pretty funny. >> ♪ >> that's kind of like us when we wake up at 4:00 a.m. versus on a weekend. >> right. >> that is hilarious. >> kind of looks the same to me. >> it did. >> yeah, he looks the same. >> well -- >> he was aged. >> he didn't notice.
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>> okay. >> didn't notice. >> great game, though, hm? it's been actually a great series. >> really. >> yeah. >> when you're not invested in a team, does it matter as mu much. >> i enjoy it much more when i'm not invested in a team. yesterday i was invested in the skins game but now i'm in a bad mood. winds they've been with us all night long. you probably really heard them kicking up outside your window last night. still with us early this morning. 30 to 40 miles per hour wind gusts continue and the good news is as this storm system gets a little further away from us the wind should start to fall off a little later this afternoon and we'll be in for improving conditions. cool out there. look at reagan national 48. 46 dulles, 46 bwi marshall. you mix in winds out of the north and west at 20 to 30 miles per hour and it feels like 30's out there. definitely off to a cool start. rain is out of here with the exception of those of you east of the bay. if you're watching east of the bay this morning you got a few leftover showers. for the rest of us we'll gradually see things get a little better than. kind of a
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then we get some clearing this afternoon with a cool afternoon expected. daytime high only 59. take a jacket. you'll want a jacket today. but it should be a dry afternoon. notice your winds still gusting at types up to 40 so bottom line windy and cool today. >> lovely. >> i'll have the halloween forecast in just a minute. >> that's fun. >> good morning erin. >> at least we're getting all of the bad weather out of the way before halloween but it's a rough start to the work week. taking a live look in the district, this is the 3900 block of garrison street closed in both directions. we have a downed tree and a power line reported down in that area. you can see that it's closing the road completely really big mess they need to get cleaned up. be prepared to detour around that. you can notice the branches above blowing in the wind. let's switch things over and take a look at our maps. we're dealing with also out in leesburg ryan road at evergreen mills drive -- excuse me evergreen mills road downed wires. traffic lights out in leesburg. treat those
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downed tree in mclean. dealing with so many issues around the area including several traffic lights out in the district in northwest. north capitol street at e street, 14th street at h street as well as 13th street and peabody street. georgia avenue at w street. causing a lot of traffic delays as you try to get through these areas. you'll have to take turns. southbound side of 395 after glebe road we have a crash blocking the right lane and right shoulder. northbound volume picking up. watch for the potential to hydroplane and as you wake up use a lot of caution in your neighborhoods on those secondaries. chevy chase a downed tree closing beach drive at 410. also keep in mind in anne arrundel we have a downed tree at several locations, at bend field road and veterans highway light street avenue at margaret road. 50 keep in mind the bay bridge is over. there's wind restrictions in place across the bay bridge. they're restricting empty box trucks as well as trailers
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of the heavy winds. loudoun county parkway and evergreen mills road we also have a downed tree. lots of problems guys. back to you. >> a kevin spacey bombshell. >> coming up the actor's surprising revelation responding on twitter just hours ago about sexual abuse allegations that happened decades ago and involved a 14-year-old. we're back in just 30 seconds. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ narrator: ed gillespie's fals attacks. independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
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>> breaking news overnight. revealing bombshell from actor kevin spacey after accusations he sexually harassed a fellow actor who was that underage at the time. >> kevin spacey took to twitter to respond to accusations and major revelation about himself but this morning some are criticizing how he's responding. holly morris joins us in studio with more on this bizarre twisting tale. >> people are questioning why he chose now to make that revelation when it is really not a surprise. actor kevin spacey responded on twitter to allegations from actor anthony rapp who says spacey laid on top of him when he was just 14 years old. the alleged incident happened at a party at spacey's apartment back in 1986. rapp says he was the last one at spacey's apartment when he picked him up and climbed on top of him in a sexual advance. rapp says the harvey weinstein scandal prompted him to speak out. spacey took to twitter soon after those accusations came
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horrified to hear rapp's story and also tweeted "i honestly do not remember the encounter but if i did behave as he describes i owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior." spacey went on to say that this story has encouraged him to address other issues in his life. he says he chooses to live as a gay man now. spacey has been famously private about his personal life and sexual orientation. but this coming out moment for him has drawn a lot of criticism on twitter because of the circumstances. actress wanda sykes tweeted overnight, no, no, no, no, you do not get to choose to hide under the rainbow. many others are also criticizing him on social media. they say he's using his sexuality to distract from the accusations. >> i would agree with that. >> i would agree with that. i mean, i would agree with that. he's kind of hinted at him being gay for some time so it's not a big surprise i guess he makes the official statement but i have to say i al
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saying i'm sorry for what would have been this drunken behavior. >> right, excusing it. >> that also is minimizing it and excusing it because, you know, even when you're drunk you're accountable and responsible so -- >> and do you know what i think we've all had those moments less serious hopefully for most of us that mean so much and that pivotal point and maybe destroy us for awhile or whatever and then you go to the person, oh, i don't really remember but if it happened, i'm sorry, that also -- like all the language in it was pretty damaging so it's unfortunate. >> really minimalized a serious situation. >> i don't remember but this -- this gentleman has remembered it. >> if i did it i was drunk and, you know, by the way now i'm choosing to live my life as a gay man. >> thanks holly. >> a lot of talk about that for sure. >> it appears more and more iphone users are already ditching the one month old iphone8 in they want something new.
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wilson bridge. weather and traffic on the 5s next with the weather. not pretty this morning. tucker has got the details. >> ♪
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>> dupont circle. if it looks dark, well, guess what, there's not a lot of power in dupont this morning. the outages, about 2,000 people. those traffic lights are on. be careful if you're out driving to make sure you have lights. four-way stop if there's no light keep that in mind. more traffic details from erin in a minute but a lot of folks waking up this morning without power and tuck a lot of that because of the high winds. >> almost 50 miles an hour winds. yeah, but winds last night gusting in some spots about 50 miles an hour,
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enough unfortunately to cause some damage across the area. gusty winds continue overnight here and early this morning. we're still looking at winds early at about 30 to 40 miles an hour and we're still under a wind advisory until 10 o'clock this morning. so, the good news is the winds will slowly start to let up here over the next couple hours as our storm system gets a little further off to the north and northeast and gets away from the area but we've got a few more hours where the winds could gust up to about 40 and that could cause some additional downed tree limbs and issues with power, et cetera. here are your current numbers. 28 in washington. look at annapolis, 39 miles per hour wind gusts. 37 up in baltimore, 41 dulles so we're just not done with the winds yet. our storm system is still really wrapping up bringing not only strong winds to the midatlantic but if you get up towards new jersey, new york, new england they're dealing with gusty winds as well. cool temperatures have moved in. warm and stickiest morning. cool air got in here late in the day. 48 washington, 45 gaithersburg, 48 annapolis, 45 leonardtown, 44 in
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fredericksburg. mix in those winds and it feels like 30's out. take a jacket when you head out this morning. rain is out of here pushing to the east and gradually we'll see the clouds go with it so cloudy out at this hour but by this afternoon we should be kind of partly sunny and cool. daytime highs about 50 but a dry afternoon for us as we're under the influence of this big area of low pressure. windy. temperatures in the upper 50's. thi will be the coolest day of the week and then we'll gradually warm up. halloween evening dusk trick-or-treaters couldn't be better. 56 frighteningly clear, bone chillingly cool. the little ones might want a jacket. we'll have warmer temperatures by the middle of the week. thursday and friday back into the 70's. today is the cool one of the week and then a gradual warmup, near 70 thursday, friday. looks great tomorrow, sunshine for halloween. >> my halloween costume for the show tomorrow game in the mail this weekend. >> gorgeous. >> i wouldn't necessarily say gorgeous but it's
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>> okay. >> i'm excited. >> me, too. >> makes me hungry. >> tucker's is better than mine. unfortunately it's a mess on the roads right now. this is a live look from northwest where we're dealing with a downed tree and downed power lines this is shutting down the 3900 block of garrison street in northwest. be prepared to slow it down there. let's switch it over because we have several power outages in the area and that is causing traffic lights to go out. this is a look at the intersection of new hampshire avenue in northwest at r street. traffic lights on flash. we have a sizable amount of debris on the roads. watch for slick spots from all of those wet leaves. traffic getting by but slow it down. you can see that traffic light is not working. that's not the only intersection impacted in the district. in northwest we have north capitol street at e street, 14th street at h street, 13th street at peabody street as you head out around the district please take it slow and treat those intersections as though you would a stop sign. we have a crash h street at 14th street in northwest. so a lot of problems in the district as well as vir
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and maryland. southbound 395 a crash by glebe road. some blue and orange line residual delay on metro. back to you guys. >> coming up next apple reportedly fired one of its engineers for what his daughter posted on her blog. we'll tell you about it. >> first though, turning a lot of heads in nashville. two dozen t rexes ran through the streets of downtown over the weekend lacing up their running shoes for the second year of the t rex stampede. >> what's unusual about that? >> nothing. it's nothing to see here. the event first started as a joke on social media but quickly gained a lot of interest. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> looks like the president has decided on a new fed chair. first we'll check the markets. joining us is tracy. good morning how are you. >> reporter: good morning. happy monday. >> off to a good start so far. markets maybe not. are we mixed this morning. >> reporter: you know, markets last friday w
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the week on a really high note. the dow up 33. the s & p 500 up 20 to 2581. and the nasdaq and s & p surged to record highs thanks to all of those earnings we saw on thursday from the big cap tech titans amazon, alphabet, microsoft intel, all four of those stocks also surging near record highs as well. now, as far as the nasdaq it closed its 61st record of 2017. today could be 62. we will see. >> we'll keep our eyes opened for that. in the mean time we're also waiting to see who the new fed chief is going to be. leading candidate -- the big question as far as the economy goes is will big business like this choice. >> reporter: absolutely. wall street will be watching to see who this new fed chair will be and what they will do. right now the "wall street journal" reporting that the president repte
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towards current federal governor chair jerome powell to take over for janet yellen whose term expires in february of 2018. he's expected to announce his decision sometime later this week before he heads on his trip to asia. so, we will see who that person is. i know wall street is anxiously awaiting some sort of nomination there. >> apple making a couple of headlines this morning. both really one way or another involving the newest iphone, the iphone x, one in the testing phase of it aren't the other in folks that apparently might be changing their minds after they just bought the latest phone. >> reporter: absolutely. so, we'll get to the testing phase. a silicon valley team name brook amelia peterson posted a five minute video on youtube. it was just a video of herself shopping for clothes for makeup but then she went and visited her dad who is an apple engineer at
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cupertino campus. they met for dinner they were eating pizza and for dinner he hands over her iphone x. she's still rolling her youtube video and in this video viewers get a 452nd glimpse at the new iphone x, which apple has been trying to keep a secret for so long and here this teen is just showing kind of all of the features of the new iphone and blogs got ahold of this. apple got wind of this. they asked her to take down the video but it was too late. they fired her father who is an engineer there and since then, she's posted another video on youtube apologizing, saying that her dad understands he broke the rule. unfortunately this is just the consequence. tough life lesson for this young girl to learn. >> sure is. tracy we got to go. real quick before we do people just bought the iphone8. now they're already getting rid of it. >>
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the electronics web site declutter.com they've said they've gotten a number of iphone8s being traded in to their web site. people are just not satisfied with it. they want to get the iphone x which is out this friday. they said they've never seen this with the release of a new phone. they didn't see this with the iphone7. they haven't seen it with any of the other devices, so this is something unprecedented for them. >> all right. how quickly our minds change. thanks tracee. see you tomorrow. >> reporter: yes, bye. >> i'm excited to see it. >> what, the 10. >> you didn't just buy a phone two weeks ago. >> two months ago. >> would you update totten. >> not for three or four years. >> winds out of the west 10 to 18. gusts 30 to 40 and then things gradually get better. i know we've had very gusty winds overnight
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some cases it might have kept you up or you might have woke up hearing the winds or perhaps there are some downed tree limbs in your yard that kind of thing all because of this big area of low pressure. really became a nor'easter here and gusty winds from the midatlantic up into new england. 65 miles per hour winds up in parts of vermont and new hampshire right now. there's your seven day. sunshine by the afternoon but cool, 59 sunshine and beautiful tomorrow for halloween, 60. >> great. >> very nice. >> end of the week looks very nice. hey, erin good morning. >> really rough monday morning on the roads. power outages winds and a lot of problems from overnight storms. 3500 block of garrison street northwest closed in both directions. we have a downed tree as you can see as well as reported downed power line. that is quite a cleanup they need to get taken care of before they can reopen. another live look at some traffic lights that are out. we have several power outages in the area. new hampshire avenue at r street. a lot of metrobus on delay because of malfunctioning traffic lights. keep it to fox5. we have a lot of information to get you through this morning to get you moving. we'll be right back.
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ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. narrator: they call him enron ed. because washington, dc lobbyist ed gillespie represented the worst of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. corporations sending jobs overseas. and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you.
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>> ♪ >> 6:30 and we are back now with a live look outside. really the local story of the morning now. those heavy rains and winds causing damage and power outages throughout the region. more than 10,000 outages reported between northern virginia, d.c. and maryland. going to get much more with weather and traffic coming up for you on the 5s at 6:35. we begin with news at 6:30 now with a look
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stories and we're just hours away from possibly learning the first charges revealed in the robert mueller investigation. reports have circulated for days now that a federal indictment will be unsealed today. two possible targets include former trump campaign chair paul manafort and former national security adviser michael flynn. >> ♪ and we're just eight days away from voters choosing a new governor in virginia. a rally is planned tonight outside of an event for ed gillespie in sterling, virginia. florida senator marco rubio will campaign for the gop candidate. protesters are meeting to rally against rubio joining gillespie on the campaign trail. if you can't vote on election day, time is running out to get that absentee ballot. the deadline to request a ballot is 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. you have until november 4th to turn in absentee ballot. election day again november 7th. polls will be opened from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. steve, over to you for the morning line. >> thanks very much. time for the morning line.
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skins in just a minute because of course we have to phone some friends for that. baseball game five of the world series really will go down as one of the greatest offensive battles ever in a world series game. it was supposed to be a pitching dual with each team's number one starter on the mound. dallas keuchel only lasted three innings, clayton kershaw out of the game by the fifth. astros had been down four-nothing. they rallied with four home runs to tie things up. and then the back and forth went until the tenth inning. tied at 12. alex pretty good man with the game winning single. three-two lead for the astros now as they win the game and take the lead in the series. game six in los angeles tomorrow night. verlander on the mound, rich hill for the dodgers. after the world series is all said and done the nationals will officially announce their new manager. it will be cubs bench coach dave martinez. he agreed to a three year deal with a option. he has
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coach. he's basically coached for madden his entire time but he played 15 seasons in the majors include some time with the montreal expose. fox5 first to break this story on saturday. late night for the caps taking on the flames in calgary. when you score one and they score two, you lose. capitals two and three on this road trip. joining us e. street and wisdom martin. >> i think he can do it. >> that's why i was doing push-ups. i was trying to see which -- did the dodgers have more home runs or did they have more injuries? it was insane how many people -- i'm amazed they were even in that game. the fact they were able to stay in that game is a shout-out to the redskins because it was amazing. >> i was impressed with the first half because i expected it to be.
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be in close. >> and i kind of thought it would start that way and the skins would and be able to catch up. >> you have to get an offensive lineman first time on the field versus dallas he's only been on the squad two days what do you think is going to happen. >> goes to show you just how physical this game is and how at a moment's notice you could be down. now, you get josh norman back so everybody's happy and then you lose the entire -- pretty much the entire offensive line. >> including your tight end again. >> again. yeah. i don't know. >> but think about that block that -- that block -- >> the blocked. >> field goal. >> that changed everything and why did that happen? because you got trent williams, you got sheriff moses off the field. >> that was a game changing event. it was 19 straight points for dallas after that but i will give the defense credit. i said this on twitter. the defense they kept turning the ball over and offense couldn't get going. the defense held dallas to a
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they didn't let today theological get in the end zone until the last part of the game. they actually held them which was amazing that the defense had to keep coming back out there, keep doing their thing and they held them to all those field goals. >> kept dak in check also. we said easy you face the midpoint with a losing record. >> doesn't look good. mathematically a lot of losses got to happen for us to even get that wild card direction. >> seattle gave up 40 points yesterday. >> close to it. >> but they also scored a lot of points yesterday which i hadn't seen before. russell wilson had a career day. this game is going to be in seattle. that's a tough -- especially -- i go back to the injuries -- especially when you have all these injuries on the offensive line which is probably the most important part of the entire football team on the offensive side of the ball. that's crazy. no e
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were happy to see that the receivers were alive yesterday. >> yes, jamison crowder came out. i'm sorry terrell pryor man you got to catch the ball. jamison crowder number 80 came out and balled out. >> somebody needs to step up and say they're number one. crowder made a statement yesterday with his catches and he got the targets. kirk was looking for him for sure. >> right, right. i wonder if this is the end for terrell pryor because right now it just looks like that didn't work. we're at the midway point of the season and it's? of the not working at all. >> it's going to work on the practice field and the locker room because he has to somehow establish a connection and just say look -- the statement he made, he needs to make that statement to his teammates and say i'm putting it all out there, i'm going to act like i'm a rookie in camp right now trying to make this team and sacrifice everything to make this team better. if he can do that, then they have another weapon. >> he started off as a cornerback. >> he did. >> got cut by three teams. now you want to be a wide receiver. you got to do it bro'. >> it's
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you have to adapt once again to get back out there. >> and if that doesn't work you can put him on the offensive line 'cause you need bodies. [laughter] >> one, two, three, terrell pryor, there we go. >> a few more days in the weight room or the lunchroom. >> have you ever seen next to somebody like trent williams? these guys are so big man. >> they hit the lights every time they walk in the studio. >> there's another offensive lineman right there. >> i'm in man. sign me up. i'm in for one play. >> tucker is going to be like our high school center that was like 155 pounds. [laughter] >> two and a half of them now can play in the league. >> exactly. [laughter] >> wasn't sure i could hold onto the ball as any redskins yesterday. they couldn't hold onto anything. let's do the forecast. temperatures in the 40's. winds are still with us gusting to 50 overnight. look at those cold temperatures off to our south and west. beckley 29 all the way down to louisville, 30 this morning. got a 32 there in columbus, so cold temperatures, freeze warnings off to our south and west. we'll be in for
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today. only mid to upper 50's and the good news is it we get some sunshine by afternoon. in fact mostly sunny i think during the afternoon hours around here but still breezy and cool, highs in the upper 50's. you can see that storm system really ramping up. flooding rains up into new england his hour. take the jacket with you july want. it erin i'll have the seven day and halloween in a few minutes. back to you. >> i'm wearing my rain boots. it's wet out there. this is a look at dark streets. that's because we have several power outages. this is new hampshire avenue at r street. metrobus is on delay. a lot of flashing lights are on flash. let's move things over. keep your headlights on. big crash in the outer loop before leesburg pike blocking the left lane and shoulder causing a big delay. you can see heavy traffic on the inner loop picking up as well. wet roads. we have leaves especially on the secondaries. look at this crash southbound 95 at route one blocking the shoulder in virginia. keep it to fox5 news morning. we're going to get you
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this rough monday morning commute. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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ing. >> 6:41. we're back with what is trending on the web on this monday morning. a wisconsin man got locked into a beer cooler and decided to crack open a few cold ones. the man walked into the quick trip convenience store to buy some beer. he
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the walk in cooler so he helped himself again to some drinks he was locked in but he remained there until the next morning and the store after he was let out he was later arrested and charged with theft. what was he supposed to do? >> pay for them i guess. >> okay. well, how would you feel,. [laughter] >> that's weird. >> how would you feel if you found this in your bag of goodies after trick-or-treat? here it is. now, it's a fun size salad and let's be clear it doesn't exist but it is a meme that is taking over the internet. a comedic graphic artist tweeted the meme saying this is the scariest thing. i would legit call the cops on any house that gave this out. dole responded to the meme with the warning don't forget about trademark inch
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infringement. kim kardashian, this is the really fun part. cher tweeted out to kimmie and said woke to see you are me for halloween. you look beautiful little armenia sister. >> that's nice. >> she -- kim killed it as -- had to look twice. that's kim. >> the beer cooler guy should sue for the exact cost that he should have had to pay for the drinks. >> he got locked in. >> he got locked in. he had the pay and suffering. >> he had to stay warm by drinking beer. >> just walk away sir. >> a lot of talk this world series about the number of home runs that has some pitchers complaining the balls are a little different, a little slicker perhaps a word that was used online. is there any truth to this? coming up what major league baseball has to say
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will make us really believe it.
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>> really eerie sight there in dupont ci circle. lights are out in the area. nothing at this point. those are emergency vehicles shining their lights trying to get the problem fixed here. this is the issue and across the dmv much of the same. numbers aren't really huge but if youe
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huge for that you so we'll follow this for you all morning until the lights get back on. of course this is the after result of all of the turbulent weather. >> also be careful you see in that picture all those leaves that came down on the roads overnight so a little extra slickness factor to the roads, too. >> all right. >> all cause of high winds. >> yeah, in fact winds gusting to 50 miles an hour. anything worse when you don't have power and your neighbor right across the street does. >> nothing worse. >> and it goes on for days. >> i try to talk the resentment out of my heart but it's still there. >> i still have bitterness. gusty winds, 30 to 40 miles an hour. that's what left of the winds. overnight gusting close to 50. very windy blustery conditions overnight. wind advisory continues until 10 o'clock this morning for just about everybody here as we've got this big storm system that's wrapping up and really kicking across parts of new england. three to 4-inches of rain up there and they're dealing with winds gusting to 65 in parts of new england. 28 in washington, 39
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frederick so we're not done with the winds yet. the good news is as we get into the morning hours here, the winds should start to let up. we'll get the clouds out of here and we'll get the worst of this system through the region and we should see some brightening conditions less wind this afternoon. 48, that's the other story. it's cool out there this morning. 45 in gaithersburg. 45 leonardtown, 48 annapolis. wind chills right now are in the 30's so when you run out the door make sure you take a jacket. you'll want it today. daytime highs only 10 degrees warmer than this. mid 50 north and west with that breeze expected to continue for a couple more hours. all right, there's the mess that's taking shape off to our north. three to 4-inches of rain up here. they're having flooding issues and in addition very gusty winds along the coast, up to 65 miles an hour, so as this whole nor'easter kind of kicks out we should gradually clear out and be in for a nice afternoon. cool afternoon. daytime highs only in the upper 50's. let's take a sneak peek at halloween. 56 tomorrow in time for the trick-or-treaters with cool conditions but clear
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should be a beautiful evening for halloween. there's something to look forward to. there's your seven day. nice warmup by the end of the week. thursday, friday, happy hour erin sun and clouds, 75. is it too earl to talk about that. >> never too early especially because i'm having a rough morning. we've got a lot of problems to get through on the roads. weather causing issues. this is a live look on new hampshire avenue at northwest at r street. traffic lights on flash. treat that intersection as though you would a stop sign. pence dealing with delays because of the traffic lights out throughout the northwest. please use caution. we have a big alert for you coming from marc right now. the marc train 840 had been canceled due to 841 striking a tree. they shut down owl camden line. metro is honoring mac marc tickets. if you normally take the camden line plan a different route this morning. as we switch things over aside from that we are dealing with some other issues. like i mentioned several
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throughout northwest. 270 southbound volume but we're dealing with a big crash in germantown. pete piringer letting us know blunt road at scenery drive an overturned van. hearing there may be several injuries involved and lanes blocked. a huge mess on the beltway, outer loop before that leesburg pike, crash is blocking the left lane and shoulder. heavy inner loop traffic with the rubberneck delay as well. traffic's crawling by and that's causing a big backup through virginia on the beltway. and then southbound 95 at route one out in lorton crash blocking the shoulder. northbound traffic picking up. more problems that's not it southbound 395 after glebe road, crash on the right shoulder right lane. and then as we take a look at a crash in the district eighth street at 14th street northwest as i mentioned a lot of problems in the district and we're also dealing with a downed tree on beach drive at 410 in chevy chase. so, tucker, i really need you to do your job extra today. >> meme time. he'll deliver for you. he always does. >> let's get down to business. time for
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thank you everyone for sending in your memes. >> ♪ >> uh-huh. >> i've got a trick. i'm going to do it later. it might hurt a little but in the end you're going to be good. >> short term pain. >> i'm willing to go for it. >> i'm not sold. >> i like a little pain. speaking of a little pain i liked it yesterday when i got to watch you from 4:00 to 7:00. >> awww. >> breaking news redskins release new logo. >> that's sad. that fits the weather today. >> unfortunately it's a little accurate. >> that's my fav. >> take it away a on. >> in the morning, fall be like but in that same afternoon fall be like yeah. with the shades on, it's sunny. >> that's a did that one. >> d.c., we love it. we love the weather. >> erin take it away. >> all right, when you wake up in orlando, florida, and realize you're not watching fox5 morning news.
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[laughter] >> i don't like what i see. >> where is erin and tucker. >> that's not what i'm used to. >> this is me right here. some people in the morning just powering through their day and me, yeah, just stick my head back in the sand. >> thank you everyone for sending it. in hashtag morning meme send them on in. >> most creative viewers ever. time is 6:52. we're looking ahead to good day d.c. >> big show with big names. harry connick is going to join us this morning. his show today is all about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry and his recent revelation about his wife's battle with cancer. >> also, our fav doctor, dr. oz will be with us on good day sharing a diet that could ward off alzheimer's. plus, getting the most from that morning cup of joe. >> actor bradley whitford will be with us and fox5 with exclusive looks at this year's ice harbor. úall that coming up on good day first starting at
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morning. >> loved him in "get out." >> winners of the national christmas tree lottery will be announced and notified. several lucky people will find out if they got ticket to the tree lighting ceremony that the ellipse. the tree lighting is november 30th at president's park. it will mark president trump's first christmas at the white house. >> scary stuff at the white house for hal lien. halloween. tonight the president and first lady will welcome trick-or-treaters from local schools to the south lawn. military families and community organizations also set to take part in the event. i think the movement is trying to make it scarier. >> it worked. i'm afraid. it might only be october but get ready to hit the slopes. a indoor ski training center is opening in leesburg today. the official ribbon cutting at 10:30. skilled instructors will demonstrate how to sled the indoor slopes and you can try it out for yourself, too. >> kind of
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that. >> way cool. >> some of the washington redskins will be at joint base andrews hanging out with the 113th ring of the d.c. national guard. players including grant, brown, all going to learn more about the mission of the 113th. they'll also get to practice operating flight equipment and take part in a meet and greet for service members, this year's world series has seen more home runs through the first five games than any world series before. now some are blaming the baseballs. justin verlander think the world series baseballs are a little slick. according to experts slicker leather affects the pitches ability to throw a tight spinning ball. the commissioner says the balls have not changed so there. he didn't say so there. let's say hello to our facebook fan of the day. today the honor goes to porsche and her husband ronnie. good morning to both of you and their son in the middle. >> he's so cute.
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this is all on the university of maryland campus this friday. >> that was friday. >> yeah, this past friday for our college tour. >> porsche says she and ronnie have been fox5 fans for over 20 years. they wake up to the morning crew every day. porsche and ronnie say thanks for being an all around great guy and we agree. >> yes, we do. [applause] >> all three look great in that picture. >> they came out at 6:30 in the morning to say hi. >> fantastic. >> we need to talk about little tucker, all right. >> you just look like their son in between. >> oh, like -- okay. >> no, no, no not in stature. >> fair enough, al. >> yeah. >> 'cause what i -- >> i didn't mean that any way. >> i didn't mean in either. i can that's something going on deep in the bowels of tucker's brain. >> winds west-northwest at 16. here's the bottom line with today. upper 50 for daytime highs. breezy conditions. winds gusting to about 50 overnight getting that storm system out of here. you can see it's a mess locally, particularly to the north and east where it's still very windy and very rainy.
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gust to go 65 along the coast in new england so that storm system will get out of here. we'll get some afternoon sunshine s it will be a cool one today, only 59. tomorrow looks beautiful but cool, about 60 for halloween but we'll keep it dry. erin. >> speaking of halloween i actually have some crafts from michaels and i'm hoping tucker -- helping tucker complete his costume later today. >> is it a secret. >> no, it's a secret. >> i can't live tweet anything. okay, thank you. >> thank you. unfortunately traffic is just a nightmare. at least we have halloween to look forward to tomorrow. outer loop before leesburg pike crash blocking the right lane and shoulder. we do have heavy traffic on the inner loop coming up from tysons as usual. as well as a rubberneck delay. as we move thanks over, that's not the only big problem, southbound 95 at route one in lorton crash blocks the right shoulder. police activity. northbound traffic heavy coming from stafford. also as you make your way out southbound 395 after glebe road still a crash scene blocking the right shoulder. northbound volume is increasing. we're also dealing with heavier volume picking up southbound 270. we have a crash closing down the
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and scenery drive in germantown. that's a serious crash involving on overturned van. keep it to fox5. we'll be right back.
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> ahead at 7 o'clock, all eyes on the nation's capitol today as the first criminal charges are expected in the russia probe and an arrest could be just hours
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coming up, the president's angry response at a series of tweets calling this a witch hunt and pointing the finger at hillary clinton. >> a maryland woman is dead after a young boy tries jump to his death from an overpass. >> also this morning, the rain and the wind moving out but not before causing damage overnight. a lot of trees down like this one in northwest d.c. the weather and the problems it's causing, the big story this morning with several thousand power outages in the region. the picture you see there darkened intersections just north and east of dupont circle. pepco has about 1600 outages right now, dominion with about 3,000 in northern virginia and bg&e fewer than 3,000 outages in maryland. >> to our north at least 300,000 throughout new england have no power. hardest hit connecticut massachusetts and rhode island. >> to the west they're dealing with snow and a winter weather advisory. garrett county maryland out of the skre

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