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man charged in her murder. >> reporter: cole walked out of the police department about an hour-and-a-half ago. escorted by police and as he was walked out. only said one thing. >> did you kill mrs. jones? >> no. >> that's all he said as he hid his face from cameras and loaded in a police cruiser. detectives say that cole killed 5 6-year-old amanda jones, a mother well lined where she operated an informal daycare and found murdered on tuesday morning. police say they developed cole as a suspect early on in their investigation based on evidence and interviews. >> at this point we believe this person in custody is the only suspect and the only one charged in this case. >> now, the relationship between jones and cole remains unclear. we do know that a civil disagreement between the two ended up in court in a prince george's court back in 2013 but
what that was about and what role it may have played in this alleged murder is unclear. now, all police will say is that jones suffered trauma to her body and still waiting on autopsy results for details on how she was killed. breaking tonight, dc police officers on the scene of a shooting in the 1900 block of q street southeast. police say they found the victim, a man unconscious and they rushed him to the hospital and we do not know his name yet or any information about a suspect. transit police say the same man involved in this brutal attack heat t eastern market metro is out at again. the teen is in a relief program and waiting to be sentenced but he got arrested again. >> and this time he accused of assaulting a transit police officer. allison barber is in china town with the story. that's new tonight. >> reporter: metro trains
arrested elijah smith last night, it is the third time he has been arrested in an assault related to metro. he is 19 years old. >> thousands passed through this part of china town every day. most of them never stop. but yesterday transit police say two officers were arresting someone on this street when this man, elija smith stopped. according to charging documents, smith walked up to one of the officers and said you will not disrespect me before my god. and then he started talking to hae person police had in ndcuffs. the one officer who was in plain clothes reportedly told smith to leave. that's when they said smith yelled next time i see you i will break your blank face. as he walked away the officer said he tried to stop smith and grabbed his jacket but smith turned and punched the officer. police say the other officer stepped in but smith kept fighting them. in the report the officer said they hit smith in the face, stomach and back to try and
stop him. elijah smith is not unfamiliar with the metro police. he was arrested in july after caught on surveillance repeatedly punching a 69-year- old man at the east market metro. >> this young man shoved me and told me to get blank out of the way. >> when that happened he was already on probation after pleading guilty to his involvement in an attack on a local actor. smith and four others assaulted and robbed the man steps away from the silver spring metro. >> smith is said to appear before a judge for sentencing in that market case. in that incident, he pled guilty to simple assault back in september. reporting in china town, i'm allison barber, wusa9. after yesterday's altercation a paramedic came to the scene and check both of the of the officers and smith for injuries. transit police say around that time smith told the officers that he was drinking and had taken a number of pills. police in montgomery county
are investigating the death of a pedestrian in bethesda. we don't know a lot about the victim but our partners at the washington post are reporting that it is a woman. i'm told that woman was walking with she was hit by a vehicle in the 5500 block of river road at 7:00. southbound river road was shut down at springdale drive while investigators were on the scene. the person that hit the woman did stay on the scene. no word on whether charges will be filed. new information on the murder of a maryland woman that crashed her car after she got shot. police now say that the killer shot marquita willms in the head while she was driving and he was in the front passenger seated. it happened on october 3rd in district heights. the car crashed into an parm building. the shooter climbed out and ran. they found the murder weapon on the floor of the car. eyewnesses helped to track down the suspect joseph poddy,
he was taken into cuffed. the custody in. >> no word on the murder. the accused murder took to the stand. the son was diagnosed with schizophrenia and by polar and the medication he took the mother said that he was so disoriented he wouldn't take it. he is on the trial of a music teacher and a transportation planner and real estate agent. jurors saw security video from a neighbor of ladoto that saw a red ford escort. at her home the day the murder happened in. >> vice president joe biden said he is not running for
president and that takes hillary clinton's biggest challenger out of the race but she will face controversial questions on what she will handle as secretary of state. i believe we are out of time for a winning campaign for the nomination. >> senior political editor john dickerson says vice president joe biden's decision not to run for president is a major boost to hillary clinton's campaign. the biden campaign was the one thing they couldn't control. if he ran that would take them off of their game plan and now they don't have to switcheroo but biden will not beside lined. >> i will not be a candidate i won't be silent. >> and now it comes down to bernie sanders. >> we are talking about the real issue. >> but hillary clinton has a major obstacle, she testifies
thursday in front of the benghazi committee. they are talking about the attack in libya where christopher stevens was killed. >> can she weather a full day's of testimony where some republicans said is aiming to hurt her. if she can do that, she will be on stable ground after a shaky summer. >> the candidates that are left, their first test with voters is in about 100 days at the i -- iowa caucuses. >> and donald trump says he is glad that biden is not running. he says it is not biden but hillary clinton he looks forward to defeating in the race for president. and i think he did the smart thing because frankly i don't know that he would have won. he wouldn't have gotten the nomination. i don't think he probably would have. and frankly i really want to run against hillary clinton. i really do.
trump says that clinton did a "horrible job as a public servant. " he says she is not worthy of being president. representative paul ryan may have the unity he was looking for to become housespeaker. a few hours ago the hard line house freedom caucus is supporting ryan. one of the conditions he demanded. the support from the group was not a guarantee since they have repeatedly opposed leaders and pushed out john boehner. tonight's action clears the way for ryan to be selected as the next nominee on wednesday next week and formally confirmed in a floor vote the next day. wikileaks says it has posted documents from the personal email account of c.i.a. director john brannan. there was a security application containing personal information. wikileaks web site doesn't
divulge how they got the documents. the f.b.i. is investigating. the new york governor andrew cuomo says the deadly shooting of a police officer in new york yesterday is an example of the gun violence in this country. during a public event in new york, cuomo talked about the shooting of officer randolph holder. >> a loss of life needlessly that is out of control. >> a bike cast stolen at gunpoint in manhattan east harlem neighborhood. that push is in custody. who would kill thisling girl just because they were cut off in traffic. in. >> and who wouldn't want to be
3-degree guarantee. want to save extra money. i will tell you about a new ride saving service to save you a lot of cash. more breaking news more often so you know what is going on w usa9 news. police in albuquerke, new mexico are questioning a man in connection with a case of road rage that left a 4-year-old little girl dead. police say two vehicles were cutting each other off yesterday afternoon along the highway and one driver pulls up to the other and opens fire and little lilly garcia was sitting in the backseat and she was killed. at this hour more police are patrolling black churches
around st. louis. there is a recent string of fires that has the community on edge. the reward for information is growing and people are coming together in a show of solidarity. >> black and white together. the community came together at a prayer vigil wednesday after six st. louis area churches were set on fire in the last two weeks. all in predominantly black neighborhoods. you can break down the building but you cannot break the body in. >> pastor triggs at the baptist church has received offers to build. >> the church will rebuild on faith. >> his church was hit so badly before dawn on saturday that he held sunday services outside. >> have you forgiven anybody that did this. >> absolutely. when i first got the news i was angry i'm human but shortly
after i did find forgiveness. >> investigators don't know the motive and it will be a challenge to get justice. >> you almost have to catch them right there. firefighters handed out reward flyers asking for tips. the total amount for information leading to an arrest is now 9 thousand dollars. and authorities believe whoever is behind the fires may be someone struggling with stress and trying to send a message. first lady michelle obama and basketball star lebron james teamed up to host a pep rally aimed at inspiring teens to go on to college. the pair spoke to 2000 people gathered at the university of akron in ohio. there are thousands of other people just like me and lebron and your parents and your grandparents and mentors, people that believe in you strongly and want you to give everything you have to succeed in life. king james has offered to send akron students to the
university of akron if they meet certain academic and community service goals. a courtroom victory for rapper j z. a judge in los angeles has dismissed a copy right infringement case brought against him over his 1999 hit big pimping. the member of a egyptian composer says that some of the composer's work was used while making big pimit but the judge threw out the case. so chloe kardashian and lamar are taking another shot at love. they have gone to court to officially end their divorce proceedings and the judge has granted the request. now that he is back in southern california there are plans for o dom to spend time recovering. he is on the mend after being
found unconscious at a brothel. if you visited virginia this week you might want to wear a better watch. >> back to the future and paying tribute back to the movie trilogy and only fitting since it is back to the future day october 21st, the day marty mcfly flew 1985 thirty years in the future. >> i am disappointed i don't have a flying car. >> 1985 i was still in high school. >> they don't make deloreans anymore and maybe the prius make up for that? >> not even close. not even -- well, yeah, no. and then of course there is the cubs well they are struggling too. >> they weren't looking good when i walked away from my desk. >> no. >> but they were in the
playoffs which is kind of unusual. not too far off. >> they are not big pimping. i would like to say for the record i played the song for you. >> it was great. >> and you sold that. >> bring it back later. >> we will get it on the ride home. >> we will sell the three degrees. you haven't missed it since i have been here. >> you put the pressure on me. here is the deal. bull's-eye yesterday and we went for a high of 73 today and i saw 77 on my car. it doesn't matter because it was 77. and i will go higher tomorrow. 76 tomorrow even though a cold front is on the way. a look outside. pretty mild 58 and the winds won't be a factor and a mild wind. good for stargazing and planets look east thursday and friday morning. bus stop temperatures, 46 to 62
if you are out at 9:00 it will be mild and with the kids cool and thursday warm ahead of the cold front and dry. a cold front will be -- will lead us to a cool but nice finish to the week and there will be a temperature adjustment and we will go back to average temperatures on friday. six a.m. 48 in gaithersburg and 47 in leesburg. by 9:00 a.m. temperatures in the 50s. 56 downtown and 53 in buoy and 54 in leesburg. now by 1:00, everybody is in the 70s, even our friends out in cumberland and romney. 73 by 1:00. everybody is warm tomorrow. by six p.m. we are still low 70s, maybe 69 in la platta and 70 in wheat ton and 71 in rockville. by 10:00. some showers will roll through cumberland and edensburg. we might see a sprinkle leesburg west and maybe in
winchester, the clouds will sink southward overnight on thursday and friday you can see the con junction of the planets. look east at 6:30. 46 to about 54 downtown tomorrow. on the day planner, mild start. 50s to start. in fact 56 by 9:00, 65 by 11 and 72 at full sun by one p.m. behind the front cooler on friday and we can handle that, upper 60s, perfect for high school football. saturday, milder and temperatures in the low 70s and that's a day to make plans. why? showers in the forecast on sunday. still mild for the game. 70s and so better for the terps game than burgundy and gold. mild on sunday, in the 70s. you bring a great forecast and dave has treats. >> i have a special treat for you guys and ladies. i need to step my game up.
i'm jeremy mcpike, candidate for state senate, and i sponsored this ad. republican hal parrish claims he improved transportation. but the truth is he was nowhere to be found. literally. parrish holds a seat on the northern virginia transportation authority, but 34 times he failed to show up for meetings. parrish skipped more meetings than any other member. and hal parrish refused to support the bi-partisan transportation bill.
why would we want to get stuck with republican hal parrish in richmond? around. now wusa9 game on sports with dave owens. brought to you by xfinity. >> did you know file, did you know james is winsston has a better quarterback rating than curt cousins. cousins 31st out of 34 quarterbacks in the league. he needs to play better, period. or else he won't be playing for long. jay gruden made the move to cousins because cousins gets the ball out of his happened fix but not correlating to productivity. averaging a poultry 19 points a game, in the bottom third of the league. a lot of criticism of curt
these days but he sees the positive. you don't feel the growth week in and week out but when i look back after 7 weeks i feel like i have grown as a player and that's encouraging and 7 more week from now i will be further down the road. o just keep working anepd ke going and trust the process and then let the results take care of themselves. he is the glass half full. the hoops coverage at catholic university. why division three, they are the number 3 ranked team in the country. steve howell got himself a squad in the northeast. >> thrilled to get that recognition. obviously the program has won a national championship. to see these guys light up a cool experience. >> accomplishment and what we did prepare him for that season, we could do better. we need to stay focused. i would rather be top at the
end the year. murphy hammers for the post 6th season game in a row. it has never been done before and i'm not sure it will happen again so we in the sports department got to thinking about other incredible records that will be hard pressed to top and we will go to the way back machine to check it out. take a look. the 1998 winner, the john w. heisman memorial trophy is barry sanders. >> barry sanders 1998 season is the greatest ever by a runningback. he terrorized defenses for 2800 yards. more impressively, he did it in only 12 games, an average of 239 pentr coest. defenders could not touch him then and no one is touching his records in the foreseeable future. when it comes to hockey it is simple. wayne gretsky and then everyone else. the great ones, 2800 career points is one thousand more than anybody else. put it this way, think how good
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football. warmer over the weekend. better for the terps game than the burgundy and gold. showers on sunday and cooler next week and better chance for showers next week. all in all october is pretty sweet in. >> and those of us on the sidelines at a game or two or three. >> we appreciate the fact that it won't be oh, 30 degrees. >> no. >> all right. >> so the
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