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russia of violating an intermediate range nuclear forces treaty. the deal is credited with helping bring an end to the cold war. it bans either country from launching ground base or cruise missiles that can travel 300 to 3400 miles. a federal appeals court has struck down virginia's same-sex marriage ban. the fourth u.s. circuit court of appeals in richmond says the state law barring gay marriage and denying recognition of search unions violates the u.s. constitution and an appeal is expected. opening statements are expected today in the corruption trial of former virginia governor mcdonnell. a jury of eight men and four women was seated yesterday. he's charged with accepting gifts in exchange for helping promote dietary products. a judge has cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of la clippers to former microsoft steve ballmer. the judge sided with shelly
sterling, the estranged wife of donald sterling. she took over the team after sterling was banned for life from the nba. temperatures near 90 for the normal high this time of year but not today. >> some of us won't get 2080 today. a beautiful air -- get to 80 today. a beautiful air mass. just beautiful. even chilly. we've got 45 now at davis, west virginia. oakland at 46. lots of 50s from hagerstown right down i-81. harrisonburg 51. even 50s close in like gaithersburg and leersburg. warmer by the bay with bay temps in the upper 70s to near 80. low to mid-60s down toward fredricksburg and cambridge 68. a beautiful afternoon. sunshine. low humidity. the winds a lot better than yesterday. northwest 5 to 10. temps range in the mid-70s in the shenandoah valley. we'll be 78 degrees in annapolis. 79 over at manassas. 82 at reagan national. monika samtani, it doesn't get much better than this weather wise. it really doesn't.
i can't believe it's july. it just does not feel like it. take a look at what happened over here in landover hills. live from our sky 9. a car went right into the drive-thru at the mcdonald's in landover hills. 6200 block of annapolis road. that puts it north of route 450. just sort of between the bw parkway and route 50 here in landover hills. crews are on the scene dealing with a problem here. i don't think it's affecting annapolis road but a lot to look at here early this morning if you were planning to head over to the mcdonald's. we'll keep you posted on this situation. let's take a look at the map so i can show you exactly where it is. it's between the bw parkway and route 50 in landover hills on annapolis road. over to the beltway this looks fine. there are no problems to report whether on the outer loop through silver spring or south side of town toward springfield and annandale you're in good shape. no problems on 66 or the dulles toll road coming in from the west. israeli forces pounded gaza in the heaviest night of
attacks in three weeks of fighting. >> this latest round of violence comes as israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned his people to prepare for a prolonged campaign. this as calls for a truce start to grow louder and louder from around the world. susan mcginnness has the story. >> reporter: israeli air strikes hit hamas targets in gaza, including this building that houses the hamas run teleonvisi and radio stations. another strike hit the group's government complex as the sun rose, the damage was in full view on the 22nd day of this nonstop war. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu told his people monday to prepare for a prolonged conflict against hamas militants. israeli officials claim hamas fired more than 50 rockets and mortar shells at the jewish state monday action an attack on southern israel killed at least four israeli soldiers bringing the total number lost to 53. casualties are on the palestinian side are far
greater with more than 1100 dead so far most of them civilians. the two sides are trading blame for a strike monday on a gaza park that killed at least nine children. secretary of state john kerry has been pressing both sides to put down their weapons but faces criticism for lack of success. >> john kerry on behalf of the united states has been working every step of the way with israel. >> reporter: the united nations is also calling for an immediate cease-fire. susan mcginnness, cbs news, washington. >> israel is warning palestinians in several neighborhoods in gaza to evacuate which is a sign more air strikes could be imminent. the white house is accusing russia of violating the intermediate range nuclear forces treaty. administration officials say russia has begun testing a new cruise missile which is a violation of the agreement.
this deal was signed in december of 1987. it's credited with helping to bring an end to the cold war. the treaty bans either country from launching ground base or cruise missiles that can travel 300 to 3400 miles. federal authorities say they have captured a man they believe who has sent hundreds of letters containing white powder to locations around the world. >> we have the story from dallas. >> reporter: police and hazmat crews may know his work best. the fbi has arrested a texas man accused of sending more than 500 letters with a white p in december 2008, federal agents say the 66-year-old hong minh truong starting sending letters to overseas and nasa. they also believe he targeted hotels in new jersey as they prepared to host super bowl xlviii fans. the school's it department
provided a list of visitors to its website. one of the ip addresses was a computer in troung's home. agents also say the same disjointed rant appeared in ettemany l. it included al qaeda back. special thing for you, what the hell, internal affairs, f.b.i. while the substance inside was not harmful, the fbi says taxpayer money was wasted responding to all the hoax letters. >> the past he said he heard voices in his ahead and agents were after him. cathy lanier has ordered her officers to stop enforcing the city's handgun ban which means residents and visitors can carry their registered weapons on the streets of the city. the change came after a federal
judge struck down the city's ban on carrying gunsoutside the home saying it was unconstitutional. city attorneys are appealing asking the federal judge to stay his ruling. guns are still banned in and near schools, recreation centers and other sensitive areas. metro officials say nearly 31,000 trips were taken on the brand new silver line yesterday. metro says the new bus service from dulles airport to wiehle avenue helps bring riders to the line, too, despite the massive appeal of the new silver line commuters are already facing some parking problems. of the stations that are new, only wiehle avenue and reston has a dedicated parking deck. the silver lining isn't the only transportation improvement for d.c. commuters. this weekdot testing some new -- week ddot testing some new streetcars. the idea is to get everyone used to having them up and running before the riders start
boarding. planners are hoping it will happen by the end of the year. eight been half a century since the last time streetcars traveled across the district. parents, if you live in montgomery county. listen up if you have a child going into the seventh grade. there are new immunization low pressures. >> the new rules require students to have one t zap and -- tdap and menneningial vaccine. coming up, we'll bring you the latest from the ravens training camp. >> the faa announces a fine against the country's most popular discount airline.
meningeal. 6:11 on this beautiful tuesday morning. check out the sunrise. came up at 6:07 here in d.c. it gets filtered. when it's low to the horizon, a little more atmosphere and dust to go through so it filters the color a little bit. going to be a beautiful day. sunny, spectacular, lower humidity, lighter winds than yesterday. we have to bottle this one up and hold on to it. highs mid-70s to low 80s. thunderstorm chances go up toward the end ever the weekend.
i'll -- end of the weekend. i'll have the full forecast in about five minutes. one down, two to go, the baltimore ravens wrapped up the first of their three open practices. over 28,000 fans filled the stands here at mmt bank stadium. players getting in lots of practice. the crowd roared when number 52 ray lewis was hanging out on the sidelines while his teammates went through three hours of practice. the players took some time to sign autographs for the kids that were here. >> a lot of fun. a lot of people out here. not surprised but always crazy to see those who have come out to watch us practice. >> coming out here to watch us at camp, a great turnout, energy, helps us get through it. >> reporter: before the ravens hit the practice field, ray wright once again in the news. the runningback not going to appeal his two-game suspension. no big surprise there really.
the n.f.l. has been ridiculed for what's considered a too light suspension. yesterday n.f.l. vice president went on the mike radio show to try to explain why. needless to say he didn't do much to ease anyone's concerns. >> suspending one from multiple games costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars does not reflect in any way that you would condone the behavior that was being done. again t is the only discipline to have caught out of this incident. >> reporter: but the ravens are moving o. they have today off and will be back in owings mills to practice on wednesday afternoon. >> that was kristen berset reporting from ravens training camp. >> 6:13 now. the government wants to fine southwest airlines $12 million. >> the faa says southwest altered and then flew dozens of 737s that didn't comply with safety standards. the airlines has 30 days to respond to the proposed fine. the faa usually negotiates fine amounts with an airline.
dollar tree is buying rival discounter family dollar for $8.5 billion. the move increases the dollar tree's reach as it looks to fend off wal-mart. the deal makes dollar tree the biggest player in the dollar store segment. it's more than 13,000 combined locations eclipsing current leader dollar general which has about 11,300. don't let the pain at the pumps drive you crazy this summer. wusa9 wants to help you find the best and worst gas prices in your area. this mgo to arlington, virginia where the most expensive gallon of regular unladied is at b -- unleaded is at bp costing you $3.89 a gallon. but don't pay that you can get the cheapest at the sunoco on on lee highway $3.45 a gallon. much cheaper. >> 6:14. here's another look at the question of the morning. one in three husbands surveyed say their wives do a much
6:18 on this tuesday morning. thank you for timing that with the plane. >> just gorgeous. temperature 67 degrees. the humidity low. it's perfect today. >> the temps now 67. that's one of the warm spots. that's reagan national. a lot of 50s in the immediate northwest suburbs. have some 40s in some of the mountains. >> good sleeping night. >> a lot of people eating out today in the afternoon and last evening were outside on the little outdoor eateries. >> or their back porch or something. you'll be able to do it again today. today will be even better because it won't be so breezy. had gusts in the 30 mile an hour range yesterday. today the pick of the week. a spectacular tuesday coming up. let's show you what's happening out there this morning. again the beautiful sunrise here at 6:18 on this tuesday morning. we'll see a good deal of sunshine today.
occasionally passing clouds but looks like a very comfortable day. those mid-70s for lunch time, 79 at 3:00. i think we could poke up 81, 82 at reagan national which is well below the seasonal average of 88. mid-70s this evening. you have no excuses not to get it it done outside today. dry air really indicated by the lower dew points. some of them in the upper 40s to around 50 in cleveland and cumberland. to have dew points this dry this time of year, that is not very useful but we've had the cold fronts continuing to come. a little more humid but not bad at all. with the dry air, we cool off more. that's 60 in williamsport. 62 in pittsburgh this morning with cumberland and cleveland in the mid-50s. we have 50s from german town into much of loudoun county now. dulles is 58 degrees. nokesville is 59. even to the east we're talking white oak 59. 61 in owings in northwest calvert county. a pretty start to this tuesday.
one more look at the weather camera. 66. northwest wind at 10. the disiew point still only 54 so that -- dew point still only 54 so take stays low. a few clouds in the mountains are trying to come out toward us. but generally we're in a good spot and will stay in a good spot all day long. futurecast trying to pop a couple showers but i'm not buying that. in the tropics we're watching an area of low pressure that will likely become a depression later today and eventually become bertha. we have to worry about this because by saturday and sunday, could be somewhere in the leeward islands. our forecast for the next three days beautiful today, 82. tonight 50s and 60s. 84 tomorrow. chance of a storm generally in the mountains. 80, 844 on wednesday. 87 thursday. better chance of an isolated storm even in the metro. friday through sunday, even monday, more of a typical summer pattern with chance of afternoon storms. highs mid-80s but upper 80s on
monday. let's go to monika samtani. a car trying to drive through mcdonald's but not quite the right way. what you're looking at is a live picture of the mcdonald's in landover hills on annapolis road just north of route 450. this is the result of a carjacking and a pursuit and the car went right into the drive-thru here at the mcdonald's. police have been on the scene ever since. so just over an hour now. it happened just after 5:00 this morning. we know that one person was transported to the hospital, to the trauma center with nonlife threatening injuries which means he should be okay. but in the meantime here's a live picture from our sky 9 and i know that the mcdonald's of course is closed. they're assessing the damage to the building as well and this is the mcdonald's on annapolis road just north of route 450, the 6200 block of annapolis road. we'll keep you posted on this situation. let's go over to a graphic so i can show you exactly where it is.
it's sort of between the bw parkway and route 50 in landover hills. i r if you're traveling through chef -- if you're traveling through cheverly, you should be okay into the northeast corridor. let's take a look live now and see what's going on. here's what it looks line on the northbound side of i-95. this is the newington area heading into springfield. it's now beginning to bunch up trying to either get to the beltway or along 395 and 14th street bridge where everything is looking fine. we'll go over to another live picture. this time checking out what it looks like if you're planning to head over on the inbound side of i-66 coming in from gainesville you should be okay. let's see if we can check out what it looks like elsewhere live right now. here we go. no problems to report on 395 heading through the landmark area to the 14th street bridge. let's go over to maryland now. no problems on 270 coming in from frederick down to the point where the lanes divide. here's the beltway outer loop side heading into silver spring and colesville road. you have the delays and brake
it's not just going to be a nice morning but a great tuesday across the region. you can see how pretty it looks out there. by lunch time temperatures only the low to mid-70s for july. these spotty showers you're seeing, i think it's going to be generally a dry day. highs mid-70s to low 80s. an accident at the mcdonald's here in landover hills, the result of a carjacking, a pursuit right into the drive-thru this morning at the mcdonald's in landover hills. 6200 block of annapolis road. watch out for all that police activity. back to you guys. the ban on same-sex marriage in virginia was struck down yesterday. >> nikki burdine joins us here in the studio with more on what this means and what is happening next. >> reporter: the court found the ban violated the united states constitution, a big victory for marriage equality supporters in virginia. the panel of u.s. court of appeals ruled 2-1 that same-sex couples do have the right to marry but not everyone was happy to the ruling arguing to enforce the ban on same-sex
marriage judge palm niemeyer said failing to define marriage as a union between a man and woman would allow everyone to marry like father-daughter arguing that a majority of virginians back marriage equality. a plaintiff in the lawsuit against the state spoke after the decision was made from richmond. >> as a mom i'm so proud that virginia, our home state, has recognized that we are just like everyone else who desires to be married. we thank judges niemeyer, gregory and floyd for hearing our case and rendering their decision on our behalf. >> reporter: the state of virginia does not have to start handing out marriage licenses just yet. the ban will not be lifted for 21 days unless it is appealed. many say this case will likely be decided by the u.s. supreme court. back to you. >> nikki, thank you. opening statements in the corruption trial of former virginia governor bob mcdonnell
and his wife, maureen mcdonnell are scheduled to begin today. >> yesterday the couple arrived separately at a courthouse in richmond. the mcdonnells are accused of accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the ceo after dietary supplements company in exchange for helping to promote his products. their trial is expected to last at least five weeks and family members and friends, even former staffers are all expected to testify. a new federal report indicates that along much of america's coast, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has skyrocketed in the last 50 years. >> scientists blame rising seas saying this is one of the the ways that global warming is changing everyday live. annapolis topped the list. from 1967 to 19 -- [indiscernible] -- it averaged four flood days now it averages 39. this is a beautiful day in our neighborhood and a cool one as well. >> it is indeed.
dry, too. the humidity is low. howard joins us live on the terrace with a look at the forecast. >> it is beautiful out here. very comfortable. the coastal flood advisories that are often issued for areas along the bay and potomac, they're issued with more frequency than they used to. this morning no problems except a chill in the air, especially out west where we have the 40s in the mountains. our forecast calls for a spectacular tuesday with lighter winds out ever the northwest, west, northwest at 8, 10 miles an hour. mid-70s for lunch time. upper 70s to low 80s for highs. it is going to be spectacular. enjoy it while we've got it. sunny skies this morning. one more day planner for you at 4:00. 789 degrees. -- 79 degrees. 8 p.m. still in the 70s. fire up the grill after work. enjoy it. take advantage of it because it doesn't get like this often in july. a few clouds up in the mountains. one or two have been streaming even toward the area right now. we'll call it partly sunny here with the temperatures ranging
-- they're in the 40s. down to 44 now in davis. 52 in luray. we have 50s in frederick, leesburg and baltimore now at 60 and la plata very comfortable 61. so this afternoon what can i say. doesn't get much better than this. 82 at reagan national. look at all the 70s still on the board, places like easton and baltimore and gaithersburg to hagerstown only 74. a woerful tuesday coming up. we do have storm chances later in the week. i'll tell you about that when i see you in about 15 minutes. a couple of things going on right now. good morning, everybody. the beltway looks good i'm happy to say but if you're planning to head into landover hills on mcdonald's, the 6200 block, let's take a live look. a car went right into the drive- thru. it's the result of a carjacking and pursuit. police presence of course and they're assessing the damage to the building as well. so no breakfast at the mcdonald's here in landover hills this morning. let's go over to a live picture
at 270. this looks good at montrose road in damascus on damascus road at crow mill road. apparently an accident where a pole came down and it started a brushfire. montgomery county police are on the scene there so you may for the be able to use damascus road up there. i'll keep you posted on that situation. on 270 itself, though, we're in good shape. you have a few brake lights around route 109 in hyattstown and montrose road down to the point where the lanes divide. once you head to the beltway across the american legion bridge, you'll be fine on the west side of 495. time now to see what our partners at cbs this morning are working on. >> let's check in with norah o'donnell who joins us live from new york. good morning, norah. >> good morning you to, mike and andrea. ahead israel is making calls to gaza telling people to get out because the attacks are about to get worse. plus, president obama has made 500 calls in his six years in office. how the president is increasingly turning to
telephone diplomacy to solve big problems and who easy' dialing the -- he's dialing the most. and outrage over the dating site okaycupid. how it manipulated users all in the name of research and why the company isn't apologizing. the news is ba in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> we'll be watching. have a good day. >> white house officials are making plans to act before mid- term elections. the move could lead some conservative republicans to push for impeachment proceedings against president obama. officials are weighing a range of options including changes in the deportation system and ways to grant relief if demore station. lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal, something that doesn't happen often around here lately to start fixing the embattled department of veterans affairs. >> this agreement comes three months after the nation first learned some veterans may have died waiting for care. thousands more were on secret
waiting lists and whistle blowers say they were punished for trying to sound the alarm. >> mark albert has the details. >> reporter: tens of thousands of veterans still on a v.a. waiting list are about to get help. the v.a. has caused this problem and one of the ways we can help solve it is to give veterans a choice. the v.a. reform bill announced monday would allow vets who have been waiting for care longer than 30 days or live 40 miles away from a v.a. facility to see a private physician. open up to 27 new v.a. facilities and give the secretary more power to fire executives in the agency. the bill has a $17.5 billion price tag. >> planes and tanks and guns are a cost of war. so is taking care of the men and women who used those weapons and who fight our battles. >> reporter: veterans groups say if congress passes the bill, it will make a difference. >> for those veterans who are waiting right now who have been on the secret waiting lists, who have been reached out to, coming out shadows now,
immediate access to care is the most important thing for them. >> reporter: alex nickelson is with the iraq and afghanistan veterans of america. >> the bill is not going to solve all the v.a.'s problems. this is basically a starting point. >> reporter: the house and senate are expected to vote on the bill before leaving for their recess at the end of this week. mark albert for cbs news, washington. >> two or provisions in the bill deal with education. >> the first one expands the scholarship program for veterans to include surviving spouses of military members killed in the line of duty. >> the other would allow veterans to qualify for in- state college tuition. 6:34 now. according to a new internal government audit, about 83,000 defense department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million. >> officials say employees and contractors who have financial problems are top targets of
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6:38 on this beautiful tuesday morning. cool out there. very few complaints coming into the weather office. mid-70s to low 80s. storm chances do go up toward the second half of the week. i'll have your seven-day forecast around 6:45. a couple of thugs picked the wrong gas station to rob. >> the cashier came to the rescue with flying feet and fists. turns out the guy is a five- time martial arts champ. jeanne moos reports. >> i kicked him in the face. >> reporter: myra saw his coworker being attacked at a houston gas station. his coworkers stepped out of his car carrying money from the bank. watch myra fly out the door with a flying kick and then
flying fists. the two would-be robbers immediately retreat towards their suv but myra manages to nail one of them. the suv leaves without him. what the bad guys didn't know is that myra in the helmet is a five-time champion in a type of chinese martial arts back in his homeland of very randa. -- >> of sri lanka. myra is working at a gas station because his flexible hours allow him to continue training. he wants to abprofessional fighter. after the gas station fight, he's being compared to chuck norris and bruce lee. one admirer pictured the robbers having their butt handed to them. did you get a reward from your boss? >> not really. just a lot of people appreciating what i did. i'm really, really happy. i would say i'm like the happiest person in the world
right now. >> reporter: happy about all the praise tinged with just a different criticism over how long myra continued to the one suspect who was later arrested. >> if he had a gun he would shoot me and if he had a knife, wee have stabbed me. why would i take that chance? >> reporter: but his hands and feets aren't the only body parts fans are removing. one poster calling him gorgeous. can we talk about his perfect hair because oh, my god, the dude could easily be in a hair care product commercial. turns out he used to model a bit back in sri lanka. which would you rather do, modeling or fight? >> fighting. but if i can do modeling at the same time, i would do it. >> reporter: one customer called the beatdown. >> a feel good story. >> reporter: i guess it didn't feel good to everyone. with that hair myra is what you would get if you crossed samson with fabio. jeanne moos, cnn.you know the a
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6:45. we're back. howard has more good news for us about the day and tomorrow is going to be nice. >> the next couple of days will be nice. today a little bit better in any opinion. today will be the 10. tomorrow will be the 9, 9 and a half. pretty good two-day average right there. by thursday we get a chance of a storm and it picks up a bit more by friday. here's a look outside on this beautiful, absolutely gorgeous tuesday morning. humidity levels are way down. winds are way down from yesterday. we'll have a good deal of sunshine. i think a mostly sunny day, very comfortable. mid-70s for lunch time. 79 by 3:00. high 81, 82 which is well below average. average is 88. then we'll be back in the mid-
70s for this evening. if you have outdoor plans, good job. if you don't have outdoor plans, i subject you make some because we're not going to get days like this very often in the middle of summertime. winds out of the west, northwest at 8, 10 miles an hour. so another comfortable day. we've had quite a few of these this summer which i think is pretty good. some afternoon storms west of the blue ridge tomorrow. really i think west of 81 we have the better chance in the mountains on wednesday. by thursday that's when we could see a storm around here, isolated for the afternoon. better storm chances friday and beyond. the afternoon type of thunderstorms. the tropics are brewing. a tropical wave could become a depression later today. this morning comfortably cool. i know it's in the upper 60s in cambridge because of some of the bay temps near 80. that's keeping them warm by the bay. north and west especially mid- to upper 50s with leesburg and frederick 59. that's a 51 in harrisonburg. these are mid-40s now in the high country there in garrett
county down into the mountains of west virginia, davis at 44. here in d.c. we're looking outside one more time on our michael & son weather camera. some broken clouds. really a pretty morning with a temperature of 66. still a northwesterly wind so we're on the dry side ohigh pressure if you will. the dry air in place. dew point to 54 degrees. it feels great. all thanks to the front that went through yesterday. some spotty showers north of us yesterday afternoon. then this morning we see some clouds in the mountains down in west virginia, pennsylvania, but around here, partly to mostly clear skies. nice weather. high pressure is way back here. so it's going to be influencing our weather a good way for the next couple of days. we'll watch the futurecast. it's -- it's interesting to me that it tries to pop an isolated shower. perhaps down toward charlottesville but i think that's t. really a sunny day, dry day here. trying to get a stray shower near richmond. redskins training comp, they're
off today but -- camp, they're off today but if you're going down there today, a slim chance of a shower. tomorrow afternoon we'll also have the spotty chance of a shower west of the but ridge. in the tropics we're watching this disturbance in the middle of the atlantic. i went a little bit too far back. let me see if i can find it really quickly. hit the wrong budgetton. i hate when that -- button. i hate when that happens. this thing will track close to the leeward and winward islands. potentially over antigua but also potentially north of those areas and hopefully it does miss the islands and makes that curve. now we'll show you the three- day forecast. temperatures in the low 80s today in washington. many areas north and west will stay in the mid- to upper 70s. incredible for july. 63 tonight. again with the mid-50s north and west. tomorrow 84. a chance of the thunderstorm west of i-81.
by thursday isolated afternoon storms 87. so a little bit warmer. friday looks like scattered storms in the afternoon 85. we have the nats saturday afternoon. the storm chance with us through monday as we warm up to 89 degrees. monika samtani, you've been watching that situation over in prince george's county. >> i have. i'm going to get to that in a minute. first i'll start off with the beltway. you have delays on the outer loom college park into silver spring. -- loop college park into silver spring. on damascus road, there was a car that went into a pole. the pole came down and started a brushfire. so a situation there has damascus road closed at chrome mine road. i'm suggesting that you use hawkins creamery road to route 124 as your alternate route. if you're sticking to 270 early this morning, it will take you about 22 minutes from frederick to germantown. let's take a live look outside. here's 270 a little further south at montrose road.
as usual par for the course every single morning it's slow through rockville down to the point where the lanes divide. let's go over to the beltway in prince george's county. this is at route 4 pennsylvania avenue over here on the east side of 495 you're doing just fine. let's go back over to the maps. this is the situation that howard was just asking about. early this morning a car ended up into the mcdonald's drive- thru. in fact, let's take a live look there in landover hills. this is annapolis road over -- the 6200 block. it was the result of a carjacking and pursuit. the investigation continues. one person was taken to the hospital and they should be okay. there is damage to the building as well as you can see so it may not open for a while. let's go over to another live picture. we're going to take a look here on the northbound side of i-95. we're in good shape leaving lorton toward newington and springfield. no problems to the 14th street bridge along 395. we've been in good shape all morning long 066 inbound from manassas to centreville an over to the beltway. no issues on the sell vir line
that i've -- silver line that i've heard of this morning. looking good through the tysons area on route 7 and route 123. andrea and mike? >> thanks, monika. wusa9 wants to help you find the best and worst gas prices in your area. this morning we're in frederick, maryland where the most expensive gallon of regular unleaded is at the 7- eleven on sundays lane. gas there will cost you $3.65. >> the cheapest gallon of gas is 7-eleven on buckeystown pike. gas there $3.44. time to answer our question of the morning. one in three husbands surveyed say their wives do a much better job doing this. is it a, negotiating, b, finances or c, keeping track of birthdays? >> our facebook friend cecelia wrote b, men have no bucketin
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compared to nonrunners. >> what a gorgeous day. we have 50s and 60s now, even 40s in the high country in western maryland, west virginia. 82 today. some stay in the mid- to upper 70s. tomorrow an isolated storm west of 81. thursday a chance of a storm even here in the metro and more typical summer weather, mid- 80s, chance of afternoon storms friday through sunday. a live look from our sky 9 over on route 108. this is near chrome mine road where a car hit a pole. the pole came down and started a brushfire and that road is closed there. so i would suggest hawkins creamery road instead. let's go over to another live picture. this is what we've been talking about since about 5:00 this morning over on annapolis road. the mcdonald's there was the result of a carjacking and pursuit. that mcdonald's will be closed for a while. this is the 6200 block of annapolis road. cbs this morning is next. a controversial call on a personal foul. >> why the n.f.l.
is being criticized for a two- game suspension of runningback ray rice from the baltimore ravens. >> howard and i will be back with traffic and weather 25 minutes. >> you can always get your news, weather and traffic and a whole lot more. we have great videos on wusa9.com, facebook, twitter, even great videos on the apps. if you haven't downloaded them, i urge you to do so. you here at noon? >> i am. >> all right. join howard and me today at noon. we'll all see you tomorrow tomorrow ç'
♪ good morning. it i stuesday, july 29th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." the most intense night of bombing yet in gaza, palestinians get an ominous phone call. 160 whale watchers forced them to spend the night at sea. and inside the elaborate pot grow that is so big inmates are now being used for the plan. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. t64haha>> israeli air strikes gaza.