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c1 right now at 7:00, he was a cop and a pastor and now he is an inmate. family members say darryl best's punishment is not long enough. what he did to a couple teenage girls. >> how to know if you're a victim of a cyber attack. >> breaking news out of metro station. police say a man in tensionnally jumped on the blue line track and they pulled him off. he is now in critical condition at a local hospital. >> it has caused backups on the track. they said the blue and orange lines are single tracking between federal center and smith shown yen and you can expect delays in both directions. >> the top story, today d.c. police are giving a conflicting report on a marine who said he was attacked and
family is standing by their story and they say they have proof. >> the man was lying here in the street face down with a gash in his head for two hours before a passerby found him. they do not believe he was attacked. his family disagrees. >> but what exactly happened to michael is a mystery. this show the him walking through a parking lot on his way home from a bar around 1:30 february 12th. >> then goes right on 37th street on the right side of the sidewalk. >> two hours later, a black car goes by. they called police and told them the man on the ground felt cold, appeared to be highly intoxicated and was pleading from the back of his head. >> you don't think he fell? >> no. he was clearly doing well and walking fine. this sort nj
impossible to fall that hard. >> i was just trying to walk home. >> he is out of the hospital, but has no memory of what happened. he said he had been drinking at the bar two blocks away but that he was not so impaired that he would have fallen. >> the blood ol cole level was .12 which is above the limit to drive, but the video showing him walking, he is walking fine. there was no ice. >> reporter: at this point, police have only filed a public incident report. >> peggy fox, wusa 9. the good news, the neurologist does expect him to make a full recovery. we have new video. the dashcam video. the 35-year-old was driving drunk when he clipped officer mike murphy last year. murphy suffered cracked ribs. saunders was found guilty of dui and cocaine possession and seen
prison. a pastor was sentenced for 18 years in prison. he was a police sergeant and investigators say he abused two girls one in his church office and the other at headquarters both while wearing his uniform. best did cry today. he didn't think the punishment fit the crime. >> that ain't enough time. he deserved more than that. >> what is your relationship to the victim? >> my daughter. >> when he gets out he will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. chris christie endorsed donald trump for president. christi joined trump in texas. >> who is the best person to stop hillary clinton from ever getting inside the white house again? this is the
that. >> christi was spinning his own campaign earlier this month. his endorsement for trump comes days before super tuesday when virginia and 11 other states will hold primaries and caucuses. winter is still hang around, luckily not for, too long. allyson has a look at the weekend forecast. >> reporter: the weekend is going to be so much better than today and especially the last couple of days. we have to get through tonight which will be breezy and cold. the winds finally will subside by tomorrow. temperatures 35 in d.c.. when you factor in the wind, still breezy gusting up to 30. we're seeing temperatures in the 20s. so if you're headed out tonight, you still need the winter coat. your current wind gusts, 20, 25 so they are going down a little bit. they were up to 40 miles an hour this afternoon so 20
however, by saturday morning at 8:00, we're looking at 5 to 10 miles per hour. a lot of sunshine expected on saturday and cold start will be quickly forgotten when we get into the mid- to upper 40s. >> sunday will be your day. we'll get to the details how warm it will get before monday. thank you. a rush-hour crash snarled rush-hour traffic and sent five people to the hospital. several cars were involved. the fire department said two people were in critical condition. today a judge sentenced an upper marlboro man for sending dirty pictures to a 12-year-old girl. he used the kick messenger app to send photos. she went to police who set up a sting operation and busted him last year. he got a ten-year sentence and subs spended all of
for three months he will have to spend in jail. he will have to register as a sex offender. another know for the pepco- exelon merger. they are not saying it will never happen. they rejected the nearly $7 billion deal. the two voting against it said they would be willing to change their mind if pepco-exelon addressed a series of it is the last step standing before they join forces. together they would serve 10 million customers in the mid- atlantic. they will get the armor they need for the job. nonprofit organization vested interest in k-9s is donating stab protecting vest toss five dogs in the alexandria police department and another two vests to anne arundel police. that is being
residents. parents push for tougher penalties for those who let their kids get drunk inside their house. that is coming up. this is probably not what you want to hear heading into the middle of tax season. an irs cyber hack gets even bigger. how to know if you're a victim. that is next. this is frank with the nationals. the latest on the d.
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the irs is sending letters so keep an eye out on the mail. if you used an atm in prince george's county, the city posted that police recovered cameras and skimmers from atms at three different 7- eleven stores. they can capture your card's digits and you can get the list by downloading our free wusa 9 news app. service at a couple metro stations is moving on up and will replace es ska lay ters at the entrances. work begins next month and will wrap up next winter. metro will have to close the entrances but they will be able to use other entrances to catch a train. well after years of delays and an investment of $200 million, d.c. streetcars will be carrying passengers starting tomorrow. >>
the two mile system runs from union station to bending road in northeast. this may be all there is to the streetcar system too. shop owners along 8th street are optimistic. >> it would help me and people that work for me to get to this side of town. >> passenger can board tomorrow morning at 10:00. passengers will ride for free and then after six months they will have to see how to collect fares because there are no fare boxes on the trains. some of the best technology in the world. why is the naval academy bringing back this are kay yick looking device? that is later. it is pretty cold out here. only going to get colder tonight. we're headed to the 20s but a nice warm up by sunday. we'll get to the details of
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woman. fairfax county police say this is the man who broke into a woman's apartment early saturday morning, attacked her and then took off. his name is edwin martinez but he may go by the name javier. if you have seen him or know who he is, give police a call. only on 9 we hear from the father of calvin lee, one of two teens killed in a tragic accident last june. it could put parents who host under-age drinking parties behind bars. he was interviewed today. >> it is a life changing experience forever we're going to be different. >> a stoic paul lee testified his heart was shattered when he son his only son calvin at the morning, his big smile gone, his eyes closed, his hands cold. >> it is much tougher for my wife. she kept blaming herself, what she could have
their families, they were among dozens of teens at a party hosted by kenneth saltzman. calvin and alex were later killed in a devastating crash. >> what kind of mixed message are we sending teens and we say no, no and then they go to somebody's house and the parents are saying yes, yes. >> the law would increase penalties for parents who host under-age drinking parties including the possibility of jail time. >> i think this is the first step in a foundation for moving forward and making change within our community. >> the senate judiciary committee is supporting the bill before all the witnessnesses testified. the house is still considering it's. the bill could go before the full maryland senate as early as next week.
old school. they are learning to navigate with the stars. the navy stopped teaching it more than a decade ago. but these days there are threats of cyber attacks, so the navy is bringing back a tool created in the 1700s that shows stars and their location. it cannot be hacked or tampered with. >> i had never done it before. i never imagined i would be doing it. >> you want to be there for the worst case scenario. the navy is also bringing it back fleet wide including at navy rotc units on college campus us. >> back to the future. we know allyson is counting down to spring. 2200 people have shared this on the facebook page today. 23 days until spring. >> look at those cherry blossoms. >> looking forward to that. >> this is
though when you get teased with spring weather and then winter comes back and spring comes back. you go up and down until we get into spring. that is what we're going to see over the next seven days. we do have warmer days but we will see winter temperatures. let's talk about the three degree guarantee. not bad. join us tonight at 11:00. a high of 42. didn't feel 42 today. temperatures are sitting into the 30s right now so feeling pretty confident about it. if you're going out tonight, you'll need the winter coat, even through first thing tomorrow morning. it is code out there, but the winds will diminish after midnight. still breezy out there especially from time to time. feeling into the 20s for much of the evening. tomorrow a lot of sunshine. without the winds being blustery, it is cooler than sunday. sunday looks perfect. if you're looking for
sunday is your day. 60s. make your outdoor plans. after wednesday behind the cold front, we're going to have temperatures that are not too comfortable for the record of next week. 35 right now gusting up to 22. that is better than 41. the air was dry and it feels into the 20s. some places even into the teens. first thing tomorrow morning, 30s out there. even 20s if you're going to get up earlier than 9:00 in the morning. look at all the sunshine. no, future cast is not broken. we're not seeing clouds or precipitation for saturday or sunday. >> skies are clear as can be. saturday night into the 30s. high pressure moves off to the east coast. we get the southwesterly winds and temperatures start to climb for
definitely a little more manageable. we're headed to the upper 50s and lower 60s for sunday. >> that is going to be comfortable. sunday night, not bad. when you head out the door on monday morning, it is not going to feel so winter like. it will feel more like string. tonight 30s. just a few clouds. breezy from time to time. first thing tomorrow morning, it is codes out there. it is still february. we're in the 20s and lower 30s, but during the afternoon mid- to upper 40s. now for sunday, 62 degrees. 58 for monday staying mild. mild again on tuesday. not too bad, but here comes our winter weather back thursday and friday, maybe a few flakes for wednesday evening and also thursday and friday. >> 60s by sunday. >> yes. >> i think he finally learned bryce's name. it is not royce. he is different than any manager they ha
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the washington nationals are ready to turn the page to the new era in d.c. the dusty baker era. we're joined by frank. you have been there amongst the guys. how is the atmosphere different at this spring training than in the past? >> reporter: you know chris and i, i notice off the bat that let rally this is a very loose team. we'll see if that is good or bad moving forward in spring training and the regular season, but it is a very, very happy and fun atmosphere right now. it is only two days in, certainly for the full squad workout but a loose bunch. walking by the clubhouse, i heard a lot of laughter and the players were telling each other jokes and the coaching staff in tow. that is what i get with dusty baker. maybe it wi
right now everybody is enjoying their time with baker. it is early. >> this time is about for them to come back together and get used to each other again. bryce harper said he is not a leader of the team which we all found strange considering he is the reigning mvp and best player out there. what are his teammates saying about him? >> ryan zimmerman had a chance to sit down with the veteran now of this national's ball club. he has been here since 2005. bryce harper, he is the best player or the field so if bryce said he is not a leader, ryan told me it is because he is not a vocal guy but when it comes to leading by example, that is what bryce harper is all about. i became a bryce harper fan in the playoffs. he was unbelievable and that carried over until last year. let's hope
one guy that really needs that kind of year, steven strasburg is a contract year. this baby faced pitcher, what has he said about the pressure? >> i think he likes and relishes the pressure of being on the mound. being a way from baseball is the hard part. he shaves off his goatee when out in the public but he wants to get it don't on the mound. if he can stay healthy and that is a big if for a lot 60 these guys, he will be a free agent. we will see. thanks so much. we appreciate your time. get back safe and sound. my question is -- if he blows it up we have a great year. we pay him whatever it takes or they have one, too many starting pitchers? >> it will depend where the coct
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