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the procedures. reporters couldn't wait to hammer the interim gm. >> it's all part of our check of our fan systems and what was happening on the day of the incident is part of the investigation. >> one of their top priorities should be safety and when you're dealing with electricity and old equipment, shouldn't you have some sort of procedure or protocol in place? >> reporter: after the deadly 2009 crash the ntsb said metro had woefully neglected its safety culture. some say they don't see a change. >> to me metro is saying oh, well. this what is it is and you got to just take it. >> reporter: they didn't want to take a lot of questions but did issue a statement. they do welcome ntsb's recommendations and have begun to address them. the full statement is on our wusa9 app. debra alfarone, wusa9 news. and the courthouse metro stop in arlington is open yet
again following a small track fire that shut down the station around 2:00 this afternoon. it forced metro to single track trains on the or angeand silver lines a while. no injuries were reported. we are bracing for the coldest temperatures of the season. first alert chief meteorologist topper shutt joins us now with more on what we can expect. brrr, top. >> we got lots to talk about because with the cold will some some snow showers. we're looking ahead. some afternoon snow showers could affect the evening commute tomorrow, best chance between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. wind chills tomorrow night behind arctic front no. 1 will be below 0. there's a better chance of snow showers saturday evening. it takes five to 10 minutes of snow showers to coat the ground. wind chills sunday will be 10 to 20 degrees below 0, in part because of the wind. 8:00 tomorrow winds not a factor, but we get in lunchtime winds gusting to 14 miles per hour downtown and boom, by 6
p.m. we'll see winds almost to 40 miles per hour, 37 mile-per- hour wind gusts downtown, 36 mile-per-hour wind gusts as far south as la plata. this is a forecast. each number represents miles per hour at that snapshot in time and they continue all night tomorrow night. midnight winds 38 miles per hour for a gust in gaithersburg, 36 in fredericksburg and also down toward la plata. what does that do to the wind chills? crazy stuff. lunchtime upper 20s, 30s. by 6 p.m. you're driving home this time tomorrow night wind chills in the low teens to around 20 downtown and late tomorrow night winds are going to be driving the wind chills below 0. we'll come back, talk about the snow showers hour by hour in a minute. more sad developments in a deadly school bus crash this happened early this morning in middletown, maryland. stephanie ramirez learned the victim driving the suv that appeared to strike a frederick county school bus head on is a 17-year-old middletown high school student. that accident happened on old
middletown road. that's where stephanie ramirez joins us. >> reporter: old middletown road is this back country road here just beyond the downhill area over there where the accident happened with the victim's uncle telling us 17- year-old clair knight was on her way to school. she had plans to attend towson university, kept a high gpa and was fluent in sign language. her uncle dean knight also said she sang. >> she really as a parent you'd go i want a kid like this and that's clair. clair was special. >> reporter: the whole family devastated. 17-year-old clair knight is the victim who died in this morning's school bus accident in middletown, frederick county. knight was on her way to school early this morning when the bus was on its way to pick up middle school students with one student already on board. the bus driver and student involved only received minor injuries, but knight died on
scene. >> middletown is a small tight knit community. >> reporter: grief counselors were immediately on hand today at the high school where knight was a senior at middletown. >> she was so beautiful and it's a tragedy when you lose a human life that is so young. her parents are grieving terribly, as our entire family is. >> reporter: danny knight said his niece was found with her cell phone in her pocket and she was not texting at the time. police are asking nip who may have witnessed this accident to contact -- anyone who may have witnessed this accident to contact the frederick county sheriff's office at 301-600- 7107. stephanie ramirez, wusa9 news. >> frederick county sheriff's officials have ruled out texting and driving. the student and bus driver were sent to frederick memorial hospital. i police identified the man found -- police identified the man
found dead yesterday inside the donovan hotel in d.c. it was 30- year-old david messerschmitt of northeast d.c. he had been stabbed. they are launching a homicide investigation. president obama delivered his official request for the use of military force against isis. now it's up to congress to debate and pass the authorization. both sides will have plenty of input. >> reporter: president obama wants congress to approve his plan to fight isis. >> this resolution reflects our corps objective to destroy isil. it supports the comprehensive strategy we've pursued with our allies and partners. >> reporter: the president's proposal includes a three year authorization for using military force. u.s. forces will be able to fight isis and affiliated groups no matter where they're located and it prohibits enduring ground combat authorizations. >> is it not the authorization of another ground war like afghanistan or iraq. >> reporter: but the white house has left open the possibility that ground troops
may be necessary. >> giving us the flexibility we need for unforeseen circumstances. >> reporter: there's strong support on capitol hill for congress to pass something, but the details of the white house proposal have already sparked a hated debate. >> the president's point is he wants to dismantle and destroy isis. i haven't seen a strategy yet that i think will accomplish that. >> reporter: stop lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say they are opposed to the authorization request as it's written. >> the ground troop language is a concern. i'm concerned about its breadth and potential vagueness, but that's exactly what the process is for. >> reporter: while the debate to formally authorize military force is just beginning, the u.s. continues to strike isis targets in iraq and syria. craig boswell, cbs news, capitol hill. >> the new authorization would repeal the 1 president george w. bush used to go to the war in iraq, but it keeps the war authorization in al-qaeda in place since 9/11. as president obama waits for the green light to take the fight to isis, the hopetown of
kayla mueller grieves. family and friends gathered outside the courthouse in prescott to remember the 26- year-old aid worker murdered by islamic extremists. the town in the arizona mountains is where kayla first became a voracious volunteer. she worked with aids patients at a women's shelter and eventually left home to join humanitarian efforts in india, israel and syria. >> i'm not yet sure how to live in a world without kayla, but i do know that we're all living in a better world because of her. the world wants to be more like kay had and if that is her legacy and the foot print that she leaves on the world, then that is a wonderful thing. >> mueller may have unknowingly foiled her own rescue attempt. sources say a man claiming to be her husband demanded her release at the syrian terrorist camp where she was held, but mueller wasn't in on the ruse and denied being married. tests have come back negative for a fairfax county
patient suspected of having the measle. there's been a heightened level of alert for the virus since the ongoing multi-state measles outbreak began in southern california. surae chinn just spoke with it a fairfax county health department director -- with a fairfax county health department director and joins us live. >> reporter: the 13-month-old boy has been in isolation ever since he got sick exhibiting all the signs, fever, runny nose, so of and distinctive rash, but doctors have ruled out the measles. so what does he have people have been asking me on twitter? the health department won't say. they didn't examine the toddler, but they can say he's no longer contagious. there's a host of illnesses he could have had, but what's important they say is he does not have a disease that's of public health concern. the health department director says her message still stands. get vaccinated for the measles and other infectious diseases,
not just to protect your family, but your community. infants to 1 year old and those undergoing cancer treatment cannot get vaccinated. >> these individuals continuously will remain vulnerable and they are depending on the rest of the community to protect them. it's called the community immunity and this is the way it works. >> reporter: and the goal is to have 94% vaccination, but in fairfax county school age children is well under that at 86% and the health director says that measles and other testing for infectious diseases are going on all the time. it's very common and they were able to rule out another possible measles case just today. >> that is good news. we are just getting started on wusa9 news at 5:00. military spouses threatened on social media by someone
tonight's powerball drawing is now worth a life changing $500 million. >> the very thought of it makes us go out and buy tickets. mola lenghi is live in tenleytown in northwest d.c. with more and hopefully he's coming back with not just the tickets, but the winning ticket. >> i'll give you some money when you come back. >> reporter: if i have the winning ticket, you'll never
see me again. it's just up if to think about, what would you do -- fun to think about, what would you do with all that money? that is the $500 million question. folks here at tenleytown market are lining up at their convenience stores to buy their powerball tickets for tonight. we stopped by this convenience store in northwest where we met some powerball pros and rookies and some folks who are playing powerball the first time just because it's $500 million. why not give it a shot. they know the odds are against them. it's a numbers game, but each of them has just a little hope. give it away, you'd share it? >> of course. why not? what are you going to do with that. i'm going to buy me a nice house and after this give it away. >> reporter: are you a regular player? >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: why do you play at this point? >> because it's the hope. >> reporter: these people are not delusional. a lot of you folks at home have
probably bought tickets. you know it is a long shot, but at least for a few showers until the winning numbers are -- hours until the winning numbers are gone everybody has a shot. >> i like the guy who said he's going to give the rest of it away. i want to bely friend. >> to charity -- to be his friend. >> to charity, jan. >> reporter: a lot of people say those things. >> in the unlikely event you beat the odds and win, there are some things you need to do because 70% of lottery winners go broke after collecting all that money. >> remain anonymous, if you can. in maryland you are allowed to. avoid sudden lifestyle changes. we have more tips on our wusa9 mobile app. check it out. always watching always tracking wusa9 first alert weather. >> you're driving a new car. >> look at that. >> did you just get one?
>> again, your odd are one in 75 million. two tickets doesn't really change your odds. it's one in 175 million. >> don't break theback buying 1,000 tickets. it won't change your odd. the odds are we're going to get colder. you've heard of best in show? today was best of week, no doubt. let's start with a live look outside, our live michael and son weather cam. it's still pretty nice, not that cold, 44, about average this time of year. our average highs are going up. days are getting longer. winds out of the south at 6. that will continue out of the south until we see the arctic front barrel in tomorrow afternoon. cold and quiet tonight. we'll be back in the 20s outside the beltway, right around freezing downtown. bus stop temperatures 26 to 36. no wind when you take the kids to the bus stop. it will be dry. picking them up you may be looking at winds up to 30 miles
an hour and snow showers, two different days tomorrow. dress for the 30s. it won't be that cold when you head out the door. it will be very cold when you come back home. afternoon snow showers could impact the commute. now our time frame is more like 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. here's the futurecast. we'll go through the snow shower tomorrow, 8:00 tonight no worries, 10:00, walk the dog, low 30s. 6 a.m. still low to mid-30s and some snow showers in the mountains. by 9:00 38 downtown, 35 in gaithersburg and by lunchtime we see kind of a line of showers develop almost as if it were summer. we'd see a line of showers and thunderstorms. this is a very vigorous front. we'll see a line of snow showers develop. by 1:00 maybe some snow showers in frederick across the river back into martinsburg and then by 3 p.m. right through the district and right along i-95. so i wouldn't get too hung up
on the exact location of these, but we'll see a line of snow showers push through the atmosphere. it'sbe pretty dynamic. by 3 p.m. low to mid-30s north and west of town. by 6:00 everything seems to be gone. now temps falling in the 20s, 26 in gaithersburg, 27 in leesburg. by 8:30 tomorrow we're barely 20 in gaithersburg, 27 downtown. now what about the wind chills because this is what you sort of have to dress for the next four or five days. it's going to be plenty cold. 34 noon tomorrow, no worries, but by 6 p.m. it people like it's 20 downtown, 12 in gaithersburg, 13 in leesburg and by 10:00 tomorrow night walking the dog, i don't know, 0. i think i'd just kick him ouhim do his business, come back in, 4 for our wind chill in leesburg, 6 in manassas and single digit wind chills downtown tomorrow night by about 10:00. tonight partly cloudy, cold, 26
to 32, light winds. tomorrow morning, a little sun, breezy and cold, 26 to 40. by afternoon mostly cloudy, windy, snow showers, 40 to 45, temps falling and winds 20 to 40 miles per hour with higher gusts both tomorrow evening, probably through tomorrow night. day planner, 33 at 7:00 downtown temps, upper 30s at 9:00, 41 at 11:00, could see a snow shower downtown about 1 or 2:00. very cold in the wake of arctic front no. 1. mid-20s friday, only 30 saturday. even a stronger arctic front comes through. i think we'll see a coating of snow saturday night. next seven days in the wake of that 1 we'll be lucky to be in the teens on sunday. temps go up sunday night. 32 for presidents day, still watching that storm trying not to get too depressed. it looked like a good snow yesterday. now the pattern is a little
west and north of us. it could be a case where we see snow, rain, mix and perhaps ending as snow on wednesday. >> sounds like a mess, topper. montgomery county fire and ems plugged a gas leak this afternoon in the area of massachusetts avenue and singomor road. a 6-inch gas main was broken during excavation work. the whole area was evacuated. crews stopped the leak and checked for evidence of trapped gas and found nothing, so given the all clear. radio encryption protocol changes are soon coming for first responders in d.c. today mayor muriel bowser said they'll us unencrypted channels for day to day operation. the city switched tone cripped channels only after the navy yard -- to he chiropractorred channels only after the navy -- encrypted channels only after the navy yard shooting.
february is black history month and besides remembering the past there are other issues the black community deals with every day. >> on www.wusa9.com we've got an interactive tool that lets you choose topics and listen to prominent african americans talk about them. here's layton watson, the 22- year-old president of howard university's student association, talking about stereotypes. >> what music do i listen to? can i listen to rap music, lil wayne? that's stereotype music everybody likes to listen to, but if you're blasting that music in your car and you're going through maybe a nice little neighborhood, don't be surprised when you get pulled over and get stopped. those are sort of the -- there's written rules and unwritten rules where there's certain things that we can do. unfortunately there's certain things we have to do to survive. >> you'll hear more from layton and others on www.wusa9.com.
tonight a disturbed look into the local sex trade. young woman forced into prostitution by vicious sex trafficking rings. see who is recruiting the most vulnerable victims and how tonight at 11:00. >> three people are dead after what appears to be a fight over parking, that story in a little bit. >> next in our consumer alert we'll tell you which grocery store chain is recalling thousands of pounds of ready to eat meals. >> and a warning from the ftc about a scam
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wusa9 call for action from the federal trade commission about bogus e-mail claiming to be from anthem health insurance. remember that massive data breach? scammers are already trying to steal your personal information. this scheme asks you to click a link to get free credit monitoring. the ftc says don't respond. anthem health will contact its customers by regular mail and, of course, if you have a consumer problem, contact our wusa9 call for action team to file a complaint or so. facebook takes a pudge from craigslist. members of the -- page from craigslist. members of the social media site can now list things they want to sell. facebook says this could help small businesses that do not have a large online presence. he's accused of trying to solicit a prostitute in d.c. coming up, a deal that could
lawsuit against his chief cathy lanier. captain burton hilton wanted whistleblower protection after claiming he was challenging lanier about escorts police were giving to celebrity. bruce johnson is standing by live in northwest with more. >> reporter: it's really unusual for ace police commander to take the chief -- for a police commander to take the chief of police to court and even more unusual for the chief to have to take the stand. the jury came back with a victory for the chief. >> i'm glad it's over. i appreciate the jury's commitment. >> reporter: d.c. police chief cathy lanier appearing relieved after two days on the witness stand after a jury today at superior court handed her a victory. >> a little difficult to hear my credibility challenged that way. >> reporter: hilton burton had one of the prestigious jobs in the police department, head of the special operations division which in april of 2011 gave actor charlie sheen a high speed police escort from dulles airport to a downtown concert. >> he violated general orders.
it's like ignorance of the law. >> reporter: the chief told a d.c. council hearing that escort was unauthorized. burton contradicted his own chief saying celebrity escorts happened all the time with few rules. >> the facts are clear and if is evident mpd had a practice of conduct -- it is evident mpd had a practice of conducting such escorts and there was no such policy in place to conduct them prior to the sheen escort. >> reporter: he filed suit asking for whistle blower protection. the jury said no. burton's claims do not reach whistleblower status. the police union disagrees. >> it stends a clear message to everyone in the police department specifically -- sends a clear message to every 1 in the police department specifically and d.c. government in general if you speak up, you'll get your head chopped off. >> captain burton was demoted and he tried to use misinformation to distract everyone from that and the vast
majority of the members on the police department know that. >> reporter: chief lanier said on the stand burton was demoted for his handling of a barricade situation in which an individual was killed and also for his handling of the caribbean festival some years ago. a lot of fights broke out at that event. should point out chief lanier underscored the rules for celebrities getting police escorts. she said again the procedures call for escorts for the president, the vice president, heads of state and on occasion for celebrities, but each of those cases will be judged by a case by case situation, not everybody will get that escort. back to you buys. basketball analyst greg anthony -- guys. basketball analyst greg anthony reached a deal to stay out of jail, something called a deferred prosecution agreement. charges will be dropped if he performs 32 hours of community service and stays out of trouble. a half dozen military we've
are standing tall after nasty threats from the terrorist group isis or some kind of isis wannabe. the hacker also threatened first lady michelle obama and talked about a bloody valentine's day. bruce leshan talked to some of the women. what's this about? >> i tell you, what lesli. whoever is posting these threats, it looks like he picked wrong women to try and terrorize. >> bloody valentine's day. >> angie rickets is happy to read to us from the threats she got on facebook. >> you think you're safe, but the is is already here. we got into your pc and smartphone. we b everything about you, your husband -- know everything about you, your claus and your children and are much closer than you can even -- husband and your children and are much closer than you can even
imagine. >> reporter: she is among the at least military spouses who seed social media threats from someone who also tweeted a center message to michelle obama and -- sinister message to michelle obama and the president. the words and pictures are nearly identical to those used when someone hacked central command's twitter and youtube accounts a month ago. american soldiers, we are coming. watch your back, isis. we know everything about you, your wives and children. >> i would sure like to believe that this is some sorry teen- ager tweeting in his mom's basement. >> reporter: managing editor of military.com spouse buzz blog and she also got hit. >> i won't say being threatened by a purely terrorist organization or somebody claiming to be with a terrorist organization is -- i won't lie. that's unnerving. >> reporter: but she and her
fellow spouses are also defiant. >> but i would say this they kind of messed -- that they kind of messed with the wrong people. >> reporter: all the women had been quoted in a cnn story about how some military spouses had been deleting information of their children and more from facebook. no one has been arrested yet. >> thank you. a parking dispute may have led to three people being shot to death. 46-year-old craig stephen hicks is charged in the death of a husband, his wife and her sister, but some question whether religion was a motivating factor. all three victims are all muslim. two were wearing religious attire when they were shot in the head. the shooter has made anti- residence statements on facebook and the council of american islamic relations is calling for an investigation. in tonight's health alert you shouldn't worry about your
cholesterol according to a report by the dietary guidelines committee contrary to decades of advice from health alerts. people often switched to diets high in sugar leading to obesity and diabetes concerns. >> the concern still is that saturated fat and transfats will increase your bad cholesterol levels. we still have to worry about those, but foods high in cholesterol like eggs, shrimp, lobster, oysters, we don't have to be so vigilant about cutting that out of our diet. >> the committee will make its final recommendations to the department of health later this year. this sunday marks the final deadline fern rolement to get health insurance -- for enrollment to get health insurance under the affordable care act. senior white house advisor valerie jarrett spoke to andrea mccarren about the sunday deadline earlier today. >> people who have never had
insurance or who had it and lost it, you now have this opportunity to have health insurance. just taknutes to sign up. pick a plan that's best for you and the needs of your family. >> to sign up you can go online to healthcare.gov. eight of 10 people can get a machine for under 100 bucks. there -- a plan for under 100 bucks. more evidence of decaying bridges in our area one day after concrete fell onto a woman's car. scott broom brings us the story coming up at 6:00. >> trending now social media reacts to the departure of jon stewart and the suspension of brian williams. >> not too bad, temperatures 40s and 30s, but check out the wind chills friday morning. it's going to feel like 5 below in gaithersburg and 1 degree downtown. we'll come back, talk about whether or not
stewart and brian williams. what are you seeing? >> we're seeing so many tweets today asking where will i get my news? no, they're not talking about nbc's brian williams. #jonstewart has been a top trend all day. jamie said my kid called me upset. where will i get trusted news. that awkward moment when a comedy show does a better job reporting news than any of the news programs. one more that we're seeing countless times. brian williams and jon stewart should just switch jobsful clearly millennial are getting their news in very nontraditional ways now. jon stewart has really been shaping public opinion. it will be interesting to see who will replace him. >> they've had a mass exodus at comedy central, too. a lot of transition going on across the spectrum there. thank you.
trending on facebook, an arrest warrant for punxsutawney phil? >> residents in merrimack, new hampshire, say they've had it with all this brutal weather. even though phil called for six more weeks of winter, he didn't say anything about the mountains of snow. he can't talk. >> arrest him. a classy treat for passengers on board a plane leaving seattle. >> while the plane was delayed a string quartet from the seattle symphony pulled out their instruments. [ ♪ [ music ] ♪ ] >> now often is that? good week for the musicians. the seattle symphony took home its first grammy on sunday. that's one of those zen moments
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we have breaking news from capitol hill. moment ago the republican controlled house passed a bill approving construction of the keystone xl oil pipeline. it now heads to president obama's desk. he has threatened to veto the measure. the pipeline would connect western canada to u.s. refineries. as many as 300 migrants might be dead trying to cross the mediterranean sea from libya to europe. some were saved off the coast of italy. they were traveling on four rudder boats possibly run by smugglers. the world is being called on to bring these underground smuggling operations to an end. leola brown says bobbi kristina brown is opening her eyes and doing well, still on life support, though, after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her atlanta area home.
a consumer alert, a push to add a specific type of technology to smartphones is leading to fewer thefts of the devices. the technology is called a kill switch. it allows the phone to be shut off if it's stolen making it useless. cbs news correspondent kris van cleave has more. >> reporter: these images show people attacked for their smart phone, a crime problem in many cities. anne boken's sister megan was murdered for hers when she was just 23. >> it's a complete nightmare. it's something i still struggle to come to terms with every day and my family will never be the same and i'll never be the same person. >> reporter: the boken family joined law enforcement and political leaders around the globe to push for a cell phone kill switch that lets the owner turn off a stolen or lost phone making it useless to thieves. apple added the feature to iphones in september, 2013. smartphones have plummeted down 40% in london, 22% in san francisco and 16% in new york
city. >> we moodily saw a modification of behavior on the street as thieves were taking the phones realizing they could not use them. >> reporter: today apple, samsung and google implemented kill switch technology in their devices. microsoft is adding it to their phones this year. >> even when it seems like it might be impossible to achieve this, we knew that we had to keep trying for meg an. >> reporter: boken hopes all manufacturers add the kill switch as a default feature as soon as possible so other families don't risk losing a loved one over a ksphone. kris van cleave, cbs news, new york. >> last year minnesota became the first state in the nation tone act a law requiring kill switches -- to enact a law requiring kill switches. california will follow with a bill that goes into effect july 1st. the only station with weather alert days, wusa9 first alert weather. >> i have breaking news. >> give it to us. my handle on twitter is now
#tannishtopper. >> tt. >> -- #tenacioustopper. >> i used to search for tt. >> welcome. >> and instagram, too. let's start with a live look outside, our live michael and son weather cam, today was fantastic, temperatures about average in the mid-40s. right now it's still 43 downtown, wind out of the south at 6. that will change when the arctic air blasts through here tomorrow. this is sort of the calm before the arctic air. cold and quiet tonight, 20s outside the beltway which is average, around freezing downtown. bus stop temperatures 26 to 36 between 6 and 9 a.m. again going to the bus stop temperatures relatively pleasant. picking them up at 3:00 you could have winds 30 miles an hour and snow showers.
dress for the 30s. afternoon snow shower could impact the early part of the commute, make 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the metro area. it's going to be like summertime, like a fast moving snow shower, boom. 37 at 8:00 tonight on the futurecast, 33 in gaithersburg, 34 manassas, leesburg and frederick. temps won't fall off the table tonight. a few cloud come in, temperatures low to mid--- clouds come in, temperatures still low to mid-30s, no winds tonight. different story tomorrow night. by 6 a.m. we have upper 20s, low 30s, a few snow showers out toward martinsburg. by 9:00 upper downtown, mid-30s in the burbs. by 1:00 a line of snow showers tries to develop to the north. they'll sweep through the metro area. at 3:00 we have snow showers inside the beltway almost up to baltimore. much like what i tell you in the summertime, don't get too hung up on the exact location of these snow showers. be advised between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
you could see snow showers and it could look impressive and lay down a coating on the roads in five to 10 minutes. by 6 p.m. everything pretty much gone except for the mountains. you guys will continue to have snow showers much of the night into parts of the morning friday. let's talk wind chill. noon tomorrow walk to lunch, temps feel like they're in the 30s. when you come home, it's going to feel like it's 20 downtown and low teens in the suburbs and it gets worse. by 10:00 tomorrow night it early with feel like 0 in gaithersburg, feel like 8 above -- it will feel like 0 in gaithersburg, feel like 8 above in d.c. actually the first front is not even the cold one. that comes saturday night. tonight partly cloudy, cold, 26 to 32, light winds. break it down. 30s to start, upper 30s by 9:00, 40 by 11:00, 41 by 1:00 downtown temps and snow showers
possible in the metro by 1:00. behind it just very cold on friday, 26, another front on saturday, 30, snow showers even more likely on saturday night. keep that in mind if you have plans. sunday we're in the teens. presidents day we're just cold. the storm looks like rain and mix and perhaps ending briefly in snow wednesday morning. now wusa9 game on sports with dave owens brought to you by xfinity. >> a sour ending to the feel good story of last summer involving the little league team from chicago. little league baseball has stripped the team of its u.s. championship title because coaches falsified a boundary map and used it to claim players from neighboring communities creating a super team. parents started raising
concerns shortly after the game. >> the parents were nice people and i asked them it must be tough getting around living in the city and i had four or five of those parents laugh and say we don't live in the city. >> you remember jackie robinson west became the story of the summer, inner city kids capturing the u.s. championship. president obama who honored the team at a white house ceremony says he's still proud of the kids and blames the incident on dirty dealing we parents. nevada was given the championship. on a much lighter note, d.c. sports, you remember nick young, the talented former wizards guard. talented, yes, but the things that came out of that guy's mouth made you scratch your head. he once predicted he would score 46,000 points bily 20th year in the league. that's more -- bily 20th year in the league. that's more than jordan or wilt
chamberlain. young and his girl friend iggy azalea were swimming with dolphins when things took a terrifying turn. young said the dolphins drug him to the bottom of the pool and tried to drown him. he recounted the near death experience with reporters. >> i went on. he went straight on, trying to kill me. >> reporter: what's he got against you? >> i don't know. i think he was trying to get at iggy because he was a little frantic kissing her and stuff. he's trying to take my woman. >> okay. that makes sense now. >> dolphins do what dolphins do. they go ack, ack is what you didn't hear in the soundbite there. >> hitting on his girl. >> yeah. >> trying to drown him. how dare they? >> you're better off with that story now. we got some serious stuff coming up. it's time for maryland's
basketball to get back to playing like maryland basketball. indiana visits college park, a preview at 6:20. >> new information about a mentally disturbed woman who died behind bars. one expert says authorities in fairfax county handled that situation in all the wrong ways. >> reporter: emotional testimony on first day in the trial of the man accused of killing american sniper chris ky
the murder trial of the man accused of killing real life american sniper chris kyle is underway in a texas courtroom. >> the trial comes as thes on car nominated now -- the oscar nominated movie continues to rack up big box office numbers. >> reporter: both sides agree the victim was trying to help the troubled veteran when he was shot in 2013. >> i found chris kyle shot five times in the back and side, one time in the side of the head. >> reporter: the defense argued routh was in a psychotic state at the time and has a long history of mental illness. >> not only did he not know his conduct was wrong, he thought he had to take their lives
because he was in danger. >> reporter: kyle is the former navy seal depicted in the blockbuster oscar nominated film american sniper. >> mold on. i got a -- hold on. i got a woman and a kid 20 yards out. >> reporter: the movie and bestseller it was based on has made chris kyle a national hero to many americans. at home in texas he was known for helping fellow veterans in need. his widow was the first witness. the judge ordered no audio of her testimony be broadcast, but she cried several time when talking about her husband and recounting the day he was killed. omar villafranca, cbs news, stephenville, texas. >> if convicted routh faces life in prison without parole. if he's found not guilty by insanity, he could face life in a mental health facility. thanks for watching wusa9 news at 5:00. wusa9 news at 6:00 starts right now. >> reporter: a car hit by crumbling falling concrete from a beltway bridge in maryland.
i'm scott broom in morningside. coming up you might be surprised what else i found at other bridges nearby. >> reporter: the woman who died after being tased at fairfax county jail was only 120 pounds and her family member say it never should have happened. i'm peggy fox. we'll have new details about the incident. >> reporter: can metro get back on track? a stunning finding from the ntsb at how had so many things went wrong when smoke filled a metro train here back in january. after a car was hit by falling concrete last night under a structure -- a structurally deficient beltway bridge, it may not be as unusual as highway officials would want you to believe. >> our scott broom joins us now from the beltway at suitland road where repairs have wrapped up for the day and apparently all is not good as new, scott. >> reporter: i think you might
be disturbed by some of what i found near here. i'll show you in a minute. first let's talk about the bridge near suitland road where a car was hit in the windshield last night smashing the windows. the crews out making repairs just left for the day. repairs included putting up epoxy to hold some of the crumbling concrete together. sha officials in maryland insist this bridge is safe. repairs underway where suitland road crosses under the beltway. do you all have a safety issue out there? >> yeah. >> reporter: this bridge he says which is on a structurally deficient list is sheaf, but don't tell katrina -- safe, but don't tell katherine bodine whose windshield was smashed by falling debris wednesda