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the football game will go on at wt woodson despite a classroom fire that sent several and a teacher to the hospital. thank you for joining us. >> it all started as a chemistry demonstration but that fire got out of control. new tonight we are hearing the calls from emergency crewing say what they saw in the classroom while trying to get control. >> i have a fire in the classroom. also -- a female with burns to the upper body. >> we saw a fire. we have fire in the room. >> i need to you find the sprinkler control and shut the system down. >> one student who was critically burned had surgery this afternoon a second student
still in the burn center tonight. another three are at home recovering this evening. the teacher was treated at the hospital. >> at first students thought it was a drill but learned nothing worse had happened and they immediately rallied around those hurt. >> i'm very worried. from what they heard one person -- they caught on fire and their hair caught on fire. they got -- they have burns. >> very known her for a while. i feel bad and hope she gets better soon. >> students we talked to spoke highley of the teacher saying she is popular and hands on. the fire forced the school to evacuate. students waited for hours until being sent home. students back out for tonight's football game. >> there is a lot of discussion before they decide to go on for this. we are live from woodson where there is a special tribute even fromo puget sound energying fans. >> reporter: that's right. the show must go on. the game is just about to
kickoff. running just a bit late. folks still filing in to the game. there is the entrance there and they say considering what happened here atwood son today the fire in the lab they are expecting a bigger than average turn out to the game. the focus on campus has shifted from today's fire to tonight's game. though the fire and the students and teacher who were injured are not far from people's minds. there were some concerns that today's fire may derail tonight's activity, chiefly this varsity game. it's sewn your night -- senior night but it was important to the woodson community that tonight's game go on. >> it's the last home game. it's senior night and more than just for football. we have at least five other sports being represented for senior night. it's the last home game and that means a lot for the kids that have been here. these kids graduate and have been through everything that's been here. >> reporter: you mentioned the tribute that was planned here
tonight. woodson earlier this week the community had planned a white out. that's where all the fans show up to the game dressed in white. stand as one. after today's incident the west springfield community jumped on saying they were also going to wear white and encourage their fans to wear white in support. >> tonight we hear wusa9 also pulling for the community. the fairfax county fire said said we could find out what caused that fire. we of course will post all developments on this story. a man accused of killing his estranged wife had to face a judge today. the stabbing of the 42-year-old bonnie black left the community on edge until his arrest last night. >> reporter: in arlington. resints react after the arrest of a murder that stunned this community six months ago. >> i still don't believe he
did it. it's not a relief to me in the sense that it doesn't feel like it got a threat off the street. >> reporter: larry has lived in the same neighborhood as the couple for 28 years. he said that he hired mr. black to renovate one of his town homes. >> he has been very normal, level headed, steady, stable, when he speaks about his kids he speaks about them in the fondest. >> reporter: bonnie was found stabbed to death in april after police were alerted to the couple's three and 5-year-old children wandering the neighborhood alone in their pajamas. authorities sister odd in on david black from the beginning. >> david black was the only suspect for us throughout this investigation. >> i'm not really surprised that they arrested him. >> reporter: the couple was in the process of getting a divorce. they were separated but still living with in a couple of blocks of one another in the same neighborhood. it took police more than half a year before arrests the 46-year-
old last night without incident. in arlington. black will be back in court to have his bond set. out a man will spend the rest of his life in jail for murdering a man at a hotel. two years ago he walked in to the clarion, pulled out a gun who demanded cash from the pregnant front desk worker. another employee came to help her. the suspect tried to leave . two other men will face trial next spring. right now in frederick county maryland the search is on for a family of five that somehow vanished. the 33-year-old, his wife and their three children all disappeared a week ago. the father failed to show up for work and picked up one of his children early from school. at their home all of the family's belongs and one of their cars still there. if you know where they are
please contact the frederick county sheriff. there is nothing scary about this year's halloween forecast. we are tracking just how cool it'll get at least no rain. >> that's all the moms and dads care about. and the kids do. we will talk about the future cast. 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. kids just starting to get ready. sun goes down about 6:09. 57 downtown. 57 leesburg. by eight. it falls a little bit. we are maybe 51 out -- 52 also in leesburg a lot of clouds, notice no green blobs. then in the upper 40s. upper 40s in frederick and low 50s downtown. a kind of a -- spooky forecast but -- no rain. we are looking for mostly cloudy skies, cool, 48 to 56. the kids are out late. some of the bigger kid it's will dip in to the upper 40s before it returns. we will come back and talk about mildler air before sunday but also the threat of showers.
south central texas the national weather service is trying to figure out if a tornado lifting a trailer dropped it on the roof a hotel. this is where -- it's just outside -- outside of san antonio where the storm also ripped apart a section of the high school. near austin. flash flooding took some drivers by surprise. forcing them to push their car through waist deep water and there were reports of several water rescues. so far no serious injuries or deaths reported. parts got upwards of 16 inches of rain. we are learning about the plane that caught fire on the tarmac in florida. the ntsb investigators say that inside the cabin you can't tell there was a fire on the engine and the wing. flames and heavy black smoke started coming out of the plane as it got ready to take off. some were hurt going down the emergency slide. the safety agency is investigating what caused the plane to catch fire a preliminary report will be out
next week. a new way to see the sights at the naval academy but it has officials checking for security flaws. >> and one of the creepiest spots gets a new feature. just in time for halloween. >> violence against police, cops attacked again and again. an anxious narrator: for state senate, who shares our values? jeremy mcpike - supports school funding. thinks women should make their own health care decisions. and favors background checks on all gun sales. hal parrish? as mayor, he slashed education. fought to block women's health clinics. parrish gets an "a" from the gun lobby - they oppose background checks to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people. virginia extreme or mainstream? vote mcpike for virginia. feinblatt: everytown for gun safety action fund sponsored this ad.
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the ground. >> the soldiers expected to assess the situation on the ground and determine which group the united states can best partner with to fight. more than 6,000 nonviolent drug offenders could soon be on the streets including here in the dmv. that's because a new program goes in effect to relieve over crowded prison. more than a third of them set for release are not united states citizens and could face deportation. another 40,000 are also eligible for early release in coming months. a budget deal is now just a presidential signature away from going into effect. early this morning the senate passed the deal that races the debt creeling avoids a government shut down. good news for all the feral workers. democrats joined force was many republicans to pass the plan but some conversative lawmakers like walter jones believes that the deal fails to do enough to curb spending decrease the debt. >> why don't we have an administration and congress
that says we are going to take in x amount and we aren't going to over spend? that's the problem. we take in i think -- 300 trillon dollars and we t spen over that what we bring in. if we continue to do that we will be greece. >> you can see the full interview with him this sunday on capitol down load. it all starts at 8:30 after the morning news. soon anyone in the world can take in the beautiful sight at the united states naval academy. google maps will launch a virtual tour making the first navy base near county have filmed. they used handheld cameras to capture video. now academy officials checking to make sure the tour doesn't open them to any security concerns. faces of midshipmen will be blurred and features that identity academy homes and security gate also be hidden.
getting chilly. cold front cooled us of. here the forecast lows overnight. 46 in gaithersburg.. 38 leesburg. low 40s downtown. we will come back and talk about clouds rolling in. what that could mean for the trick or treaters aland so mildler air and then warmer air in after that. >> what is more dense oil or water? >> water! . >> stem is cool in cool even in kindergarten. we will show you where.
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after four decades one of these spooky attraction is being remembered my the mayor and dc council one day before hall rene. >> -- they are famous from the 1973 film where a priest falls down the 75 steps after trying to reform an exorcism. tonight thousands showing support for the arts in dc. the film director and screenwriter are also there. they say the stairs help them keep on the map. >> it's just so amazing to think there would be a memorial to this. it's probably the most unofficial attraction in washington dc. >> you know -- you think you
are fit. that set of stairs. you go down. you go up. >> every day. >> what are you talking about? >> the mayor and dc council pass aid resolution marking today as the exorcist day. have you met little [inaudible] this little little pope rode a little popemobile up to the president where he and the first lady were giving out things to trick or treaters they hosted children of military families and kids from the dc area. >> very nice. very nice. >> you going to dress the girls up? >> the princess and a cat. that's what i have this year. >> cat doesn't know what's going on yet. >> not yet. we are looking at a pretty nice halloween night. could be warmer i suppose but will be dry. let's start with a three degree guarantee. we went 60 today by i thought was reasonable but the cold air rolled in fast. how did we do? we will talk about that tonight
at 11. our streak is up to 25 i believe. live look outside. the weather camera down to 53. dew points in the 30s. winds still gusting to 22. now they will go down around midnight but if you are headed out i think a jacket is probably a good idea. it's colder tonight. we are talking 30s and then cool and dry for halloween. trick or treat temperatures in the 50s. then mildler on sunday with the mildler air couple of showers possible. should not be a huge problem, especially for the ravens game which you can watch here. ten tonight. 40s. across the board. 43. 42 in alny. 45 in wheaton and 45 in fairfax. now, by early morning we will say 7:00. we are looking at temperatures in the 30s. 37 -- 39 leesburg. 37 in -- clouds start to roll in tomorrow. we start with sun and end with clouds but no showers.
by ten, 47, and 50 downtown. then by two we are ar 60. at least inside the beltway upper 50s north and west. even 58 in cumberland. then by tomorrow night, about 6:00 p.m. sun goes down at 6:09. little ones about to go out the door. mid50s in the bushing -- burbs and by eight still in the 50s. 51 in frederick. no shortage of clouds but no green blobs and late tomorrow night big kids are out. you will find temperatures back into the 40s. upper 40s north and west and 50 downtown. on the day planner looks like this. nine we are in the 40s. 54 at 11. start to increase now and then 58 by one. next three days, shower possible on subbed sunday. 67, mildler. shouldn't be a problem for the ravens game and then showers possible on monday. 67 also. better chance of showers south is of town into southern
maryland. once we turn the corner fantastic. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, we are in the 70s, november will start out very warm. slight chance of a shower late on friday a reminder move your clocks back one hour. we return to standard time before you go to bed on saturday night. you think of a lava lamp you may go back to the 60s. not you. are you to -- you are to young. >> now the lamps are part of a science lesson at a north virginia school. mike has the groovy details in this week's stem is cool in school. >> reporter: it was popular in the 60s. >> there we go. >> boys and girls we are going to make a lava lamp. >> reporter: today it's teaching science. >> they will learn appropriates of water and oil. they will learn about density and why oil will float on the top. >> reporter: they are never to young to learn real science
that's the basic building block of the school for the gifted. >> it's bubonic -- bubbled off and made bubbles. >> >> reporter: why are they separate? >> because the water is more dense than the oil. >> >> as you watch them they are engaged in the learning. they aren't bored. >> reporter: learning is doing and it's not just this. they know big picture science too. just ask madison. >> why do you think your teacher asked you to draw your results after you finished it? >> because some other kids may want to do the same thing. sciencists record what they do. >> isn't that cool? they are learning something or having fun? we are doing both and there is no reason why we can't >> reporter: stem is cool in
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you know pierre will go face to face with just about anyone. he is the same way off the field too. he is taking on big business. the wide receiver -- filing against fandduels saying misusing player's names and likenesses without permission. caps jumping back into the saddle tonight after taking a little medicine from the
penguins. it tasted like castor oil. they lost 3-1 to the hated penguins this he have been back at practice trying to get their mojo pack. getting ready for columbus 2-8 in last place but the players say don't let that record fool you. >> way better than what their record said. they aren't an easy team to play against. they are deep in their goaltending heats up they are insanely hard to score against. it's not a -- it's not a -- if they are 2-8 or whatever their record is. they are much better than that >> should be fun. >> yeah. speaking of that, yesterday you may remember that dave made a bet with me. >> i said the dolphins with win. >> i said let's bet you lost. >> you said i had to do something to embarrass myself. i will do this now. >> awww. that was sweet. >> good-looking women, ugly
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