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we are in the grips of a deep freeze and weather like this can be deadly. that's why dozens of shelters in the district are packed today as many are trying to stay warm as best they can and it is not easy. good afternoon and ts
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i'm mike hydeck. so how cold are we talking about? more importantly, can we expect warmer weather soon? meteorologist howard bernstein is here with the first alert forecast. >> we are talking about wind chills which may not get out of the teens in spots today. as far as warmer weather, slightly warmer tomorrow. but for another even colder surge of arctic air moving in for saturday and next week, maybe some snow, monday, tuesday, so first things first. cold air is producing lots of snow showers in pennsylvania. a few of them drifting into far northeastern maryland. north of i-70, potentially, you will see a flurry here or there. the other problem is the wind. look at these gust, gusts to 32 in westchester. and 32 at reagan national. and 30 at joint base andrews. 24 manassas and leesburg. cumberland, 30. with the cold temperatures and in the 20s and just about all spots, although it is 30 down here. wind chills are still at this hour, single digits, and teens. i think we will get into the teens and low 20s, for the wind chills later this afternoon. but it is a very cold air mass. considering
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yesterday. so we are looking at the big area of low pressure, spinning there, with all of the light snow showers. what we are looking at for the afternoon, temperatures not moving much. upper 20s, to low 30s. and we will have the wind chills, i was talking about, and the wind chills relax some tonight and back down in the teens. a cold front, an arctic front, it comes tomorrow night. we will talk about what that is going to go as we head to the weekend and we will be back talking more about the wintry threat early next week. in a few minutes. >> thank you, howard. frustrated and confused. that's how some parents are describing their feelings about a growing child porn investigation out of prince george's county. a teacher's aide, at the sylvania woods elementary school is at the center. and a meeting is set for tonight to try to help out the parents. >> reporter: parents of students who attend this elementary school here say they have a lot of questions. and tonight at 6:30, they hope to get some answers. >> how did you let this happen? i want to know, you know, how can we talk to our children and find out if they possibly was a
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>> i am just confused on the school's reaction. >> reporter: parents of small children at judge sylvania woods elementary are hurt frustrated and overwhelmed. >> it still hurts me to know that this animal could do this to this kid. >> this never dawned on me, that something like this could happen. especially like this close to home. >> ed has two children this the school. he and others were shocked hen they learned that the 22-year- old deonte carraway made child porn with at least 11 students on school grounds. he sexually abused at least seven vicks. >> a couple of the parents just cried. just cried about it. because all of these kids, they were always with him. >> reporter: the school's principal michelle williams, has been placed on administrative leave. according to a lawsuit, williams is accused of taking no action, when concerns were raised about deonte carraway's predatory behavior. and parents say they should have known about this sooner. >> we just received a letter the
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>> we trust our kid's lives to the school and right you now i think the trust has been broken. >> and reporting live from prince george's county makea turner, wusa 9. >> deonte carraway has been charged with child pornography and other charges on a one million dollars bond and tonight's meeting is at 6:30 tonight at the elementary school in glenarden. flags around the state of maryland are flying at half staff today. there is a flag day event last summer. authorities say 68-year-old david brian evans fatally shot one of the officers inside a crowded restaurant wednesday afternoon. >> he just took out his gun and shot him in the head. just after the officer asked him how is your day. >> barnes then killed a second officer during the shootout. during his get-away attempt. then he was shot and killed as well. barnes did have a history of violence. his former wife says
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and nearly killed her several years ago. and he was also wanted for assaulting a police officer in florida. two days removed from the new hampshire primary, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are set for yet another showdown. sanders has some momentum though after the big win in the granite state. nick giovanni looks ahead to tonight's debate. >> reporter: another day, another debate. hillary clinton and bernie sanders in milwaukee share the statement for the sixth time. what is unique, this is the first time senator sanders goes in with a win under his belt. a landslide victory at that coming out of new hampshire. that has claimed the inevitable candidates may not be so inevitable anymore. referring of course to secretary clinton. so it will be interesting to see how the two respond to those results. will they go into attack mode toward each other? that's a big question, going in. and another would be, how much will they modify their message to appeal to african-americans, and latino, and young voters, specifically. and sanders had a decided advantage with voters under 30 in new hampshire. they found those exit p
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separated him from the granite state. we will see if the trend continues in south carolina and nevada, the next two primary states. nick giovanni, wusa 9. >> and for the latest update, political polls, comments, and the candidates on the campaign trail, just download the wusa 9 app, it is all right there for you. the mentally troubled charles county woman authorities found pushing her dead baby in a swing, is due in court today. sims is charged with manslaughter in the death of her 3-year-old son gyree lee last may. authorities say the child died from hypothermia and dehydration. and after he was left at a playground in waldorf for 40 hours. sims' mother says she suffered from schizophrenia and depression. metro's new ridership numbers are out and they are not good. the board will be holding a meeting today to discuss why and ha can be done to fix the problem. nikki burdine talked to some of the riders to hear what they had to say. >> reporter: if you have noticed the metro train cars
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these days. there is a reason for that. metro says fewer and fewer people are deciding to take the train. >> do you feel like you can rely on them to get you where you are going on time? >> no. i don't. >> not really. >> no. >> that was the answer we got over and over at the plaza station today. and metro released new numbers showing the ridership is down by 6% during the week. 12% on the weekends. that's the lowest they have been since 2004. but why? >> it is unreliable. like i said, it has been a good week. metro is my friend this week. i don't know what it will be like next week. >> uncertainty and unreliability, two words you don't want associated with public transportation. >> not at all. i mean if you can get somewhere faster in uber or walking, if i live in rockville and if i was able to walk and get here at a good time, i would opt to walk. >> mother nature or events in particular can't be blamed for the drop, although the orange
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service disruptions after the fire at stadium armory metro. >> it is a safety issue as well. because of what happened a few years ago. people are not taking any chances. >> they say they will continue to ride, and hold out hope that it will get better. >> i hope it gets better, because i love dc, it is my hometown, it is a walkable city. you want to be able to rely on public transportation but you can't really these days. >> nikki burdine, wusa 9. >> now, greensboro and tyson's corner were a few to see a jump in ridership. a harrowing voyage at sea. passengers explain what happened when a violent storm tossed their cruise ship around the caribbean. >> but first, nearly 75 years later, a former ss prison guard comes face to face with the families of some of the thousands of people he is accused of helping to kill. >> yes, he can. he was tired of hearing no. well, now a
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a 94-year-old former auschwitz garland is being tried on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder in germany. ryan holdhanging is accused of serving in the death camp at a time when hundreds and thousands of hungarian jews were gassed. he claims he served in a part of the auschwitz camp where no gassing took place. investigators are trying to find the cause of a train derailment in egypt that left about 70 people hurt. this happened near cairo this morning. investigators say two of the train cars flipped over, when the train hit a concrete barrier. safety teams are now on the scene trying to assess the situation. take a look at this, south korea's military, the ut
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from north korea's missile launch earlier this week. the navy says the debris recovered from the ocean floor, about 65 miles off aspunk island in the yellow sea. talk about as cold as it is going to get. we are not sure if it is a record but it will be brutal, howard. >> we could be pretty close by sunday morning. and toward some record territory. we have some near zero records. and today in the single digits and teens with the wind chill. i know it looks warm. it is not. and it looks even colder over the weekend. and maybe something wintry early next week. a lot to talk about with that seven-day forecast, coming up
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investigators from the national transportation safety board have arri
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jersey now to inspect the damage of that royal caribbean cruise ship that sailed right into the path of a dangerous storm over the weekend. the luxury cruise liner, along with thousands of passengers on board, returned to its home port in bayonne on wednesday night following that nightmare of a trip. don champion talked to some of the passengers as they got off the ship. >> reporter: after a nightmare at sea, passengers of the anthem of the seas cruise ship are back on solid ground, sharing tails of a dream caribbean vacation gone wrong. >> the wind was coming through the doors. we thought it was going to break the glass. we slept on the sofa, because we didn't think we were going to make it. >> the 200,000-ton liner set sail for the bahamas last weekend, but got caught in a major winterstorm in the atlantic. the vessel was battered by 30- foot waves and hurricane force winds. >> i was on deck eight and i could see the water coming up to the balcony. >> dennis mar was on the cruise with his family. they spent hours on lockdown in their rooms, while
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captain navigated out of the storm. >> my sisters and my brother were pretty distraught. my mom was okay. they opened up the mini bar. so that was good for her. >> royal caribbean officials say they are reviewing the company's storm avoidance policy, to make sure an incident like this never happens again. >> it should never happen. we have got to do better. we can't ask guests that are coming to us for a dream vacation to experience those kinds of conditions. >> some rattled passengers say they are done. >> i am not going to hold it against them. i am just never going on a cruise again. >> the coast guard will inspect the ship before it heads out on the next voyage this weekend. don champion, cbs news, bayonne, new jersey. >> passengers will get a full refund and a certificate of 50% off for a future cruise. unless you're that guy who says he is never cruising again. a major drug bust in atlanta ends with more than 40 prison guards facing charges now. investigators found guards accepted bribes, and actually helped with the transport of drugs. ony
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wore their uniforms when the drugs were being moved so police would think twice before intervening. the guards involved were at nine different prisons according to investigators. this is all part of a federal effort to crack down on criminal activity in georgia prisons. now, to a chilling story of survival, from down under. one man is in custody, after reportedly kidnapping two backpackers, during an excursion in a remote national park in australia. two women told police things went wrong really fast, tuesday. after they decided to share their campsite with this suspect. they say he ran one of them over with a car. and hit the other in the head with a hammer. >> the conditions are not life- threatening, but they are obviously, they are some serious injuries and some trauma that they have received. >> and police are now questioning the 59-year-old suspect to find out why he attacked the women. so far, though, he is not talking. the centers for disease
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now to allocate $2 billion to fight the zika virus. the director tom freeden was one of a number of experts testifying on the hill yesterday. the emergency aid, if approved, would pay for local mosquito control. there are now 67 cases across 19 states, alabama and oregon are the latest states to report cases now. researchers have some new evidence in a link between education and dementia. they found a decrease in dementia was most noticeable in highly educated people diagnosed with heart disease. doctors studied the data from heart patients over 40 years and the study is published in the new england journal of medicine. well, we all know that being a couch potato is not so good for your health. now, some new research shows it could also lead to smaller brains later in life. more than 1500 people were given treadmill tests to determine their heart rate. doctors found people whose heart rate and blood pressure went up after the exercise were
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more likely to develop accelerated brain aging. new discoveries, changing lives for some people who have type two diabetes. australian researchers say a special diet can help to dramatically reduce their dependence on medication. 60 patients tested low in carbohydrates and high in protein and unsaturated fats, steven barnett was one of them. >> by lowering the carbohydrate intake, it helped to better control blood glucose. >> they lost so much in three months. >> for dinner, chicken and all monday stir fry. suitable snack, nut, low fat yogurt and pure coffee. coming soon to colorado, the world's mini mall, dedicated to pot. the first one ever. the city of trinidad is planning that budding retail destination. developers say they picked trinidad because the city laws and the tourism are
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hospitable for a pot mall. it will be interesting to see what is in the food court. they are catching big air at fenway park. the nation's oldest ballpark looks more like the x games now. check out this 140-foot ramp they installed on the field for snowboarders and skiers. it is massive. wait until you see this. >> the white monster dwarfs the green monster. >> fenway is hosting a big air competition. showcasing the world's best snowboarders and free style skiers. the big air snowboarding will become an olympic event coming up in 2018. that is spectacular. >> that looks cool. i wouldn't do it but it looks cool. >> i have some friends who are covering that as a news story. that is gargantuan. >> how long does it take to build it? >> i have no idea. >> you like skiing. >> but i don't know if i could do the jump at the bottom. >> the landing. >> that is the tricky part. >> gravity always wins. that is the problem. cold is winning right now.
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and next week, we got to watch monday, monday night, tuesday, time period, and models are just saying, several different things, but this could be a decent size snow. it could be a snow to rain back to snow event. there could be some freezing rain involved. we just don't know the exact details yet. because of the track, that is going to determine how much of the cold air we have now will stick around, versus how much warmth will come in and switch back to maybe nonsnow. i can tell you for today, it is going to be cold. it is going to be windy. temperatures will struggle to get to the freezing mark. in many cases, it won't get close, staying in the 20s. and the wind chills will climb to the teens, and the 20s. some of them are still in the single digits. and you will notice the wind speeds at 17 and 13. they calm down some tonight. at about 5 to 10. so it won't be as brutal. but it will be colder. temperatures, they are brutal in the mountains. low single digits. to zero. and we are in the 20s, area- wide. the only 30 on the board. is coming from orange, and
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to single digits in the north. and 10 in waldorf. 17 in leesburg. that's what it feels like. it sure looks pretty out there. with some fair weather clouds. and a nice-looking day but you don't want to be outside on this. and 28, that dew point continues to drop, that dry arctic air in place, with the humidity, it is outside, 31%, and inside is probably 4 or 5%. if you're not using a humidifier, you know when you got across the carpet and grab the door knob and you kiss your spouse and you get that shock nose to nose. that's why. gusts over 30 miles an hour. and we will show you yesterday. and do it again. alaska, the arctic air is really not here. just a little bit to the north. but a big chunk, north central canada, right through and coming down through areas in ontario where we have some sub- zero readings at this hour. international falls is now above zero but barely and that arctic air, the first batch has come in. jet streams, they go quay up here. you can so -- they go way up here. you can see the storms
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gulf of alaska and forcing the jet stream up and you can follow it how it is moving to the south/southeast and then boom. we got the cold air in place, but the second batch of cold air that is coming, tomorrow night, into saturday. that is going to be even colder. so in the short term, just some snow showers, scattered about the north east. and we will be quieter tonight and into tomorrow morning. with lighter winds. but the winds are southerly tomorrow. clouds increase in the afternoon. and here comes the cold air. look at all of the snow showers popping up friday night. and some of these i think will come across, the mountains, and come through friday night and into saturday. and saturday, it is just going to be a painful day around here. with highs in the teens, to low 20s. that's it. average high is 46. so way, way below average. 30, 31 this afternoon. tonight, we are in the teens. low teens north and west. upper teens in town. tomorrow, 33 with afternoon clouds. maybe a late snow shower or a flurry. but better chance tomorrow night. into saturday. with the arctic air. yes, 22, that is in dc. that means teens in the suburbs. and got somebody to snuggle with on sunday, you need it
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coming up-on-tonight on wusa 9 news at 5:00, new vems from the child porn -- new developments tonight from the child pornography investigation from a prince george's county elementary school. fairfax county has a new way to look at
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>> jack: what were you two doing upstairs? >> phyllis: i lost my phone. >> jack: upstairs? >> phyllis: yeah. well, i wasn't sure. billy offered his help, and i was retracing my steps. luckily, someone turned it in to the security office. >> jack: you were gone quite a while. >> phyllis: yeah. well, there was nobody in the security office. >> billy: you know what, phyllis? you don't have to lie for me. >> victoria: you already picked somebody to be natalie's new watchdog? who? [ knock on door ] >> summer: natalie? [ knock on door ] natalie, are you in there? >> natalie: [ sighs ] [ knock on door ] hey. um, i need a favor, and fast. >> natalie: i owe you a favor?

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