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new information tonight on who killed a 3-year-old girl my who was inside her father's car. her father died in a police shootout. good evening, i'm andrea mccarren, bruce johnson is off tonight. prince george's county police have identified the man who allegedly shot his 3-year-old daughter's grandfather and great grandmother. that outburst just moments before they exchanged with officers during the high-speed chase. and tonight the medical examiner says it appears it was that man and not the police officer who is responsible for the girl's death. scott broom joins us live now from temple hills with the very latest. scott? >> reporter: well that father
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is identified as 38-year-old frederick roy miller of landover. a man according to online court records has been embroiled in a long visitation custody and child support suit with the baby's mother and family who live here where the shooting started on farmer's place of temple hills. yesterday a shocking explosion of family violence at the home on farmer place. that ended with a running shootout of at least six officers on branch avenue. and when it was over, frederick roy miller was dead, but so was their 3-year-old daughter living with them in the car. today police say that it appears despite all the police gunfire, the girl had been stabbed and shot by her own father according to initial reports from the maryland medical examiner. this after a shooting at the home where court records say the little girl lived in the custody of her mother and where miller has been accused of violating protective order and destroying property in the past. at 1:00 in the afternoon,
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police were called after the child's great grandmother and grandfather were wounded by gunfire. while officers were flooding to the scene they saw a car being driven by the suspect frederick miller during the pursuit one wheel of miller's car fell off. there was an exchange of shots when police say miller got out and brandished a pistol. miller was killed in a second round of gunfire after driving a short distancein the disabled car. that's when officers found the little girl who police say had been stabbed and shot by her own father. what's not clear is exactly how and when miller allegedly killed his own daughter. police have released the names of five prince george's county police officers and one state trooper who were involved in this pursuit and shooting all around routine administrative leave while an investigation continues to unfold. the child's mother in all of this, she was not hurt and were unaware of where her whereabouts were when all of this was happening. reporting live in temple hill,
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scott broom, wusa9. >> scott broom, thank you. in that community where a tragic series of events began, neighbors are mourning the life of a young girl and some are still haunted by what they saw. stephanie ramirez continues our team coverage as she spoke to a witness. >> reporter: a witness who saw this unfold yesterday asked not to be identified. you can still hear his voice describe what happened. >> i heard a barrage of gunfire probably at beach road. after hearing the first baroque i walked over to where i saw the gunshots. at that time the police had surrounded a suspect and aboutfour to five police officers got out of their cars with their gun drawns, proceeding to shoot the suspect. >> reporter: this witness today consider carried a heavy heart saying he later saw when police
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discover add 3-year-old girl inside. to find out she had died. >> we were pretty shaken up because of the age of the girl. >> reporter: all of yesterday's events starting with the double shooting of the great grandmother outside their home silenced much of the neighborhood today except for their different churches. and their members of the community prayed for the families involved. >> it is really unbelievable that i cannot even imagine the devastation of the parents and the family members. >> reporter: those family members were not seen on sunday. today the only activity outside this home was someone coming to take their vehicle away. neighbors also stayed inside today, devastated for their neighbor's loss. and different witnesses telling us that they could not sleep last night. >> with something like that happening to the 3-year-old that it affects everybody, no matter what age. >> reporter: stephanie ramirez, wusa9. >> and just last weekend another 3-year-old girl was shot and killed in prince george's county. and tonight, police are still
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searching for wallace in connection with the murder of bibb last sunday, which happened in landover. there is a $25,000 reward in the case if you have any information, please contact crime solvers. the number to call 1-866-411- tips. and you can remain anonymous. a curfew remains in effect tonight in ferguson, missouri as police try to keep the peace following that police shooting of an unarmed black teenager one week a-- ago. the attorney general has now ordered the feds to conduct an independent autopsy of michael brown. >> reporter: people in ferguson gathered sunday to show support for the family of michael brown. the 18-year-old shot and killed last weekend. >> not only do we mourn with him, we will continue to pray for them and we will be there to encourage them. >> reporter: brown was unarmed
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when he was shot by police officers. most demonstrator left peacefully when last night's curfew began, but police in riot gears arrested seven defiant protesters who refused to leave. officers also fired tear gas as they respond today a report of people with guns at a local barbecue restaurant. a man in the area was , but not by police. >> we had a shooting victim in critical condition that may lose their life. we had a public man standing in the middle of the road with a handgun. we had a police car shot at tonight. and yes, i think that was the proper response. >> reporter: the fbi is here canvassing the area, looking for witnesses to michael brown's shooting. today, the u.s. attorney general eric holder ordered federal authorities to conduct an independent autopsy on brown as soon as possible. >> last night we made progress as we will continue over the next days as these dual investigations continue to try to keep their balance of
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letting people speak, grieve, be heard, and keep the peace. >> reporter: the curfew in ferguson remains in effect tonight. cbs news, ferguson, missouri. >> in the meantime the naacp president cornell william brooks says he is encouraged by the federal investigations going on in ferguson and says it speaks well for the potential for justice to prevail. a man shot in the arm bay frederick maryland police officer tonight faces charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance as well as motor vehicle violations. police say roy turner was shot on saturday after he struck the officer with his vehicle. it happened in the 1,200 block of patricks street. police say several officers d in suspicious activity and approached him. but instead, turner drove away, striking an officer with his vehicle. and the officer then fired his service weapon and wounded turner. turner is tonight recovering at baltimore shock trauma as the treated and
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released. the body of the man found in manassas is being investigated as a suspicious death. police were called to the 8900 block of nichol lane just after 10:30 this morning where they found the 26-year-old victim as they say it appears that he had been stabbed. the man's name is not being released yet until his family could be notified. the u.s. military conducted almost two dozen air strikes on islamic militant targets in northern iraq this weekend. the kurdish forces are making progress in retaking some areas from the militants. wendy gillette reports. the u.s. military released new video on sunday that says show two air strikes on islamic extremist targets. one strike on saturday blew up an isis humvee. the other hit an isis armed truck also near the dam. 14 more strikes near the dam on sunday included the use of the bombers for the first time. kurdish security officials say
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that the air strikes have helped their forces repture parts of the dam, which isis fighters took control of two weeks ago. in other parts of northern iraq, the militants continued to threaten civilians. relatives of hundreds blamed by the fighters in the small village are telling their stories. >> reporter: and this man says they separated women and children from the men. and then they took the men group by group and took them outside the village by cars, killing them until no men were left in the village. the relatives say more than 1,400 men were killed after refusing to revert to islam. 1,000 women and children captured. they're members of the religious minority group, the same people stranded on the mountain triggering the first u.s. air vehicles a little over a week ago. as the outgun currents waged their war to stop isis, they are calling for more military supplies and weapons from the iraqi government and the west. wendy gillette for cbs news.
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coming up, ocean city considers banning weekly and other short-term rentals to beach houses in a number of neighborhoods. erica? well for most of us it was a beautiful afternoon, but i'm tracking some showers and a few pockets of heavier rain on doppler 9000 as you can see on a three-hour loop they are headed right across 66 and upper parts of the county within the next 30 minutes. overnight tonight it'll be partly to mostly cloudy with a shower possible. that same system is on the way. it's going to bring us more rain as we head into the workweek. details coming up in the first alert se
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okay you can't forget the cc... guys, this is going to take a while. avo: get a $1,000 turbocharged reward card on new 2014 turbo models or lease a 2014 jetta se for $169 a month after a $1,000 bonus. those short-term rentals may soon be the past. and they are prompting them to consider a ban on short-term rentals in several large would cost homeowners huge losses of rental income during the peak season. ocean city zoning commission plans to discuss the matter at a hearing on tuesday. after this spectacular weekend, the chances of storms are going to increase over the next couple of days. erica is coming right back
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what a spectacular weekend we have had. >> we have really gotten to enjoy it, especially as we head through sunday afternoon. the sunshine came back with lots of clouds that is kind of dreary this morning. it was also more humid today and that's a sign of more to come as the humidity will be with us throughout the entire workweek. a chance of thunderstorms will stay with us all week too. explain why that is. it's a nice close view of it. 85 degrees, partly cloudy skies. at times the dew point was all the way down to the 40s yesterday. it's with the dry atmosphere to that seasonable mugginess that is back with us.
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the clouds will roll back in tonight if you don't have them in place. south and west of the beltway, you already have that trend, which will continue through the workweek. mostly cloudy and humid on monday, with an isolated storm possible. more storms south and west of the beltway. that's the targeted area for the greatest chance for those thunderstorms. right now the warmest spot on the map is frederick with the temperature of 88. it is 87 in martinsburg, only 82 in leesburg and manassas where the showers are moving through right now, a very thin line of the showers. basically it's along route 66. look at these dew points back up to the oppressive levels in manassas with the dew point of 70. once you reach that 70-degree level, that is where you consider it so oppressive for your body to cool off when you would have that. so we have system number one, that's the cold front. then system number two, it is what's called short waves that are going to continue to track mostly to the south of the metro area, but that will keep the chance for a few showers and storms in our forecast.
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as you're waking up to tomorrow morning, still dry, though on the muggy side, that's for sure. you can see the showers and pockets of thunder rotating towards us as we head through the afternoon. the targeted time for that between 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. for the most part. but heading into early tuesday morning, some showers that are still possible. on tuesday, we will continue to see that chance for showers and storms. overnight tonight, partly to mostly cloudy with lows between 66 and 72 degrees. then monday morning, very similar to this morning. mostly cloudy with a chance for a sprinkle or a shower. but most of the rain will be to the west of the beltway tomorrow and a chance will be in thebeltway as well as we -- as well and then we head up in the evening. we'll keep that warmth and humidity with us. not really looking at oppressive heat and humidity. not a lot of 90s in our forecast, but we will have to deal with showers and storms especially on tuesday and wednesday as the heat and humidity come back. in the first alert seven-day
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forecast, it's a high of 90 degrees on thursday. but that's the only 90 that i would have on the map. we're back into the mid-80s. look at that, isolated thunderstorms are possible throughout the entire week. >> wow. >> when i see all those ws, i would like to think that they are winning for the nats. >> yeah, they have been. they have been nice tonight. right now, going for yet another sweep. the highlights from the midday matinee national park. and plus who we get to see at fedex field
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ever since dropping their series to atlanta last weekend, the nationals have been on fire. first sweep on the mess to stay undefeated at city field this season. going for another playoff contending team. they're wrapping things up. doug fister on the mound. they have had a bad defense as
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they catch gregory polanco, but he throws the ball away. 1-0 pittsburgh. russell martin brown to third. but marine reaches on a -- martin reaches on a bad throw. right now pirates lead 2-1 in the 7th. nats and royals are the indians. just stays fair. adam jones comes around to score giving the birds the lead. they struggled all weekend, but today showing why they are division leaders. with the one shot to orioles avoid the sweep beating cleveland 4-1. well it's what we needed. you know, it was another big game today for the travel trip. we didn't want to get swept. we came out ready to swing the bats today. >> the washington redskins host the cleveland browns tomorrow night decides all the story lines involving johnny manziel,
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we'll finally get a chance to see robert griffin iii and all his weapons in ac. tion they are expected to play tomorrow night for a bit of the first half as they have been sidelined with injuries and a knee for jackson. coach is finally interested in seeing the receiving core all on the field. >> we are excited to see them rout out and compete. see them to a conclusion and it is something to try to get with the offense in general. and just the speed of breaking the huddle on game day and how many plays in a row can you go without getting tired. >> a live report for you tomorrow. now in their second pre-season game, baltimore orioles looking to expand their first team performance last week. however did take some time to see any improvement. almost an hour for the pre-game warm up and the first time they step foot on the field thanks to the dallas turnover as it took a few series before they
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found any rhythm. but once they did, they were prettysolid. ravens scored in all three phases of the game, but still kinks to honor out. that's what you look for at this time of the year. the guy like jeremy butler making the catch, which is just a big play. >> the final round of the championship. a beautiful day there with a former florida gator who is making a surge early thanks to the eagle put at the fifth and at the 18th for the birdie, sinking that one too to finish at 17-0 at the 18 as they need a par to remain for the leadas he just misses that one as they go on to win, bringing them their first win in three and a half years. and you had to slip in that he was a gator. >> of course. i used to love watching him when he got out of college.
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>> absolutely, kristen berset, thank you. we're going to see that threat for rain every day in our seven-day forecast. that doesn't mean it's going to rain in your backyard every day, but you can always check out the wusa9 radar app before you head out the door to see if there is rain headed for your way. >> thank you, erica and thank you for being with (vo) ours is a world of passengers. the red-eyes. (daughter) i'm really tired. (vo) the transfers. well, that's kid number three. (vo) the co-pilots. all ...trusting... ...waiting... ...for a safe arrival. introducing the all-new subaru legacy. designed to help the driver in you... for the passenger in them. the subaru legacy. it's not just a sedan. it's a subaru.
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we asked people a question how much money do you think you'll need when you retire? then we gave each person a ribbon to show how many years that amount might last. i was trying to, like, pull it a little further.
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[ woman ] got me to 70 years old. i'm going to have to rethink this thing. it's hard to imagine how much we'll need for a retirement that could last 30 years or more. so maybe we need to approach things differently if we want to be ready for a longer retirement. ♪ ♪ captioning funded by cbs and ford
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