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right now at 7:00, an older couple attacked in their own home. hear from the victim's son who said this was a random act of violence. >> two arrests 25 years in the making what. helped d.c. police track down the suspects in a triple murder. >> it's the oldest church building in the united states that's still in active use. >> and the faith is still strong. we'll take you inside the centuries olds church here in the d.c. metro area. first, following a developing story on the d.c. mansion murders. a grand jury has indicted the man suspected in the crime. thank you for joining us. i'm bruce johnson. >> and i'm jan jeffcoat. daronwint was suspected of holding three members of
savopoulos family before killing them. >> reporter: the indictments were related to the three members of the family and the housekeeper in may. the charges include 12 separate first-degree murder charges, arson, kidnapping, and extortion. the indictment lays out the manner of death, three adults beaten and stabbed, and the child, philip savopoulou is when wint burned the house down in part to cover his tracks. and there are aggravated circumstances raising the penalties to 30 years in prison and possibly life in prison because the crimes were considered especially heinous. but the indictment lists no other named suspects. d.c. police say that their investigation continues. reporting from the superior court, wusa 9. right now
app, you can get full details on all the charges filed today. the son of an elderly couple tied up and threatened in their rock hill home invasion spoke with wusa 9. he told us that the suspects pretented to be utility workers and then forced their way into the home around 1:20 in the afternoon. they say each suspect wore a mask and was armed. the couple's son added these comments. >> doing this to old people is not right. it's not right. don't do it again. don't let me find you. >> i don't know all the details but from what i understand, if it's a home invasion, it's shocking especially in the neighborhood. >> the suspects came knocking on other doors prior to the home invasion. new allegations that the state law may have failed all the victims of the child porn
case in prince george's county. they have identified a 17th victim of teacher's aide deonte carraway who was shooting the porn inside a school in glennarden. parentsand teachers went to the school with suspicions about carraway and they say they were told there was no proof. mary ilands the only state in the country that will not punish those who do not report those told of abuse. >> we are willfully letting this take place, and we know if good procedures were put in place we know we could prevent most sexual abuse. >> the prince mal, michelle williams s on leave and is not talking to media. and a triple murder that dates back --
the execution-style murders might have been drug-related. two people are now charged with the three murders, michael green and benito valdez. we spoke with the sister of one of the victims. >> we are relieved and hopeful that the system will get a conviction and the perpetrators will be removed from society and can never hurt anybody else again. >> police say they were able to crack this case when a witness came forward and led police to more witnesses. in silver spring, maryland, a man is recovered after getting shot at a motel around noon time at the travelodge on 13th street. police do not li
a random shooting. today, law officers from across the region and country came together for the funeral for harford county sheriffs deputy pat dailey, one of two deputies killed one week ago by a gunman at a panera bread restaurant. that gunman was killed. maryland governor larry hogan was nearly brought to tears. >> to honor the sacrifice of one of our true heros, a man who brought honor to the badge each and every day. >>dailey was a lifelong volunteer firefighter and today, his casket was placed on board a fire engine for one final ride. services will be held on saturday for the other slain deputy, mark logsdon. caught on camera, two icy rescues involving beloved family pets. a cocker spaniel was spooked by
partially frozen pond. crews took video while a loudoun county firefighter crawled across the ice, chipping away at a .25" of ice to get to the dog. >> the dog was jerked and turned around and nipped my face. she was scared. >> in that moment you have only one thing to do and that is to call for help and to just know someone is on the other line. >> a happy ending there and another one in reston, angel, slipped on ice at the lake. firefighters got to the dog within minutes. he was not on a leash and both are recovering. a teacher in prince george's county is probably trying to decide what she will do with $25,000. >> a lot of money. we were there when she got a national award in front of students and fellow educators. congratulations to angela malone a
oxon hill middle school, the only teacher in the state of maryland to receive the milliken award and students say it's well deserved. >> i am so happy. she deserve its. >> she makes learning fun. >> as teachers, we don't do what we do for the money. so like to be especially noticed in such a way -- we don't expect to be noticed. >> only 40 teachers in the entire country got the award this year. it was dubbed the oscar award of teaching. malone told us she couldn't wait to tell her mom who was a middle school science teacher fo43 years now. >> great news. good for her. workers who make less than minimum wage get power to help fight for better pay. pbt colder tonight. everybody falls below freezing. 28 in bethesda and 25 in fairfax and 27 for the low in spring
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. at reagan national airport, skycaps and airplane cabin cleaners say they're working two jobs to make ends meet because they make $3.77 an hour from the airline contractor and do not receive benefits. many want to unionize and make $15 an hour. >> actually, a lot of people don't know that we work on tips. i don't know why it's such a secret, but it is. >> it's painful. it's painful. if they
jobs, they can expect to be homeless. >> recognize the second guy? that was danny glover. he came to reagan national to deliver a petition with 100 signatures, but the contractor refused to meet with the actor and would not accept the petition. the company did not respond to our request for comment. two bank accounts in florida looking fatter today. >> the winners of the historic $1.5 billion jackpot picked up their hefty check. maureen smith said they are numbers that she played for years. they did not tell anyone they struck it rich and admitted to still trying to figure out what to do with all that cash. >> you don't have it all figured out yet. >> we are not going to party, no. >> we still have the same lives. i mean, my truck is about to fall apart. i do need a vehicle. >> but he will retire, and that's what
here's another installment from the faith in our town series. christianity in north america dates back to the 1500s when europeans started building settlements. time and mother nature has erased all of that practically, but there is an old church in dorchester, maryland that still stands. for more than three centuries, the ole trinity church has been a place of worship. >> reporter: if christianity is the bedrock of the united states, you're looking at some of the bricks and mortar. the old trinity church in church c,
built in the 1900s, several decades before our founding fathers were even born. back then, the congregation would have been british. >> every was a british citizen until 1776. >> reporter: today, all of this history is in the hands of father dunlap. >> the voice was spoken when jesus was found alone. it's the oldest church building in the united states that's still in active use. >> reporter: many members of the church paved the way for the rest of us. some fought in the revolutionary war and others helped in slavery. >> s he was responsible for keeping part of the union. >> reporter: many believe that anna carol was part of lincoln's cabinet. >> this is a famous painting of lincoln and his cabinet. there is an empty chair because of her sex. she wasn't allowed
picture. >> reporter: some believe harriet tubman worshiped here. >> the local story is harriet tubman was a local parishioner of the church. >> reporter: the old trinity church is 38 feet long by 20 feet wide but the history is huge. long before the declaration of independence was written, people gathered here to worship. it's a living testament to americans' faith. >> this church has witnessed every up and down, every trial and tribulation and victory, every presidential election that this country has ever seen. >> reporter: good . in church creek maryland, wusa news. >> and continuing tonight at 11:00, the people who go to the second large largest mosque in the united states in northern virginia, and we'll hear
islamic attacks are affecting them. that's right here on wusa 9. pope francis right now is celebrating mass in the city of juarez across the border from el paso, texas. 200,000 people are expected to be there and thousands more expected to fill the sun bowl stadium to watch a live video feed of the mass. a beautiful day there, and quite frankly, we've had a pretty nice day here and a gorgeous weekend ahead; right? not bad. we were in the 40s, about average and a lot of sunshine and nicer over the weekend, the 50s, and we'll start with the 3- degree guarantee. we only went for a high of pricks and -- 46, and i hit 50 on the car on the way in. so the dew point in the 20s and winds out of the north north west
and everyone 32 or below. the bus stop temperatures, 24 to 34 and you can pretty much plan on that. i don't see much wind chill tomorrow morning, cold tomorrow and chilly on friday and 50s over the weekend. and with the 50s will come a few clouds on sunday afternoon and perhaps a few showers by sunday evening. tonight at 10:00, we're generally clear and 33 in gaithersburg and 32 in olney and 34 in silver spring. in the morning, we're in the 20s. 26 in fairfax and sterling and 26 as far as la plata and at 9:00 a.m., there is still a fair amount of 20s. 29 in manassas and 24 in hagerstown and 25 in martinsburg. then back in the 30s and generally above freezing. the temperatures in 6:00 will be 20sun
hagerstown, mawrtins burg and 32 in manassas and 34 in fredericksburg and midnight, temperatures in the 20s. but, still, that said, clear and partly cloudy, 24 to 32 and winds out of the northwest at 10 and by morning, plenty of sunshine, just cold, 20s and 30s and winds, northwest at 10 and by afternoon, mostly sunny and cold and highs in the 40s and winds west at 10. the day planner looks like this, 29 to start downtown and 33 by 11 and more like 37, 38 by 1:00 p.m. but still a cold morning and afternoon. friday, chilly and 44, a perfectly respectable end to the week and upper 50s on saturday with a few clouds. pleasant on monday and cold rain on wednesday, and we'll watch this carefully
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ministries are a large part of the sports world on many levels. diane roberts takes a look at those who love sports and god. >> reporter: being called to the church happens to hundreds of thousands of people every year. for many, that call leads to seminary school. what they do with that seminary degree varies. for some, a partnership between religion and sports is on the agenda, and that might be the case for connor williams, a second-year student at the theological seminary in d.c. >> we forget they're pele
i really want to work with these people because they have families and stress and have the burdens of anyone. >> reporter: connor is a huge sports fan with hockey topping the list. the same is true for the lifelong caps' fan jeff dwyer, chaplain for the washington capitals and helps players like the injured jay beagle worship while managing life with a sports team. >> it's just a way to kind of have a 30-minute chapel program and, you know, refocus on what really matters. >> the players actually share their testimony. >> reporter: jeff's day job as pastor of indian head pastor church and has been a chaplain with hockey for 7 years. you could do it in a lot of places. why with hockey teams? >> that's where god has put my heart. >> reporter: and it's where connor may find his calling, too. t'
individual is struggling with spiritually and mentally that you want to work with rather than i'm going to pray for 30 goals this season. >> in hockey, any sport, there is a lot of injuries. so it definitely tests your faith. that's for sure. >> reporter: connor's favorite bible verse plays into sports injuries. >> no matter what has happened in the past t doesn't dictate your future. >> reporter: diane roberts, wusa 9 sports. >> thank you so much, diane. and many college and professional teams have chaplain programs including the they are pins, wizards, and the washington redskins. and the majority of teams have the program, and there is a sign on the locker room and they'll have a bible study or a service, a church service throughout the week. >> and all of them -- a lot
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