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we have two breaking news stories at noon. first the bomb threat of mclean high school forces officials to cancel classes the rest of the day. students sent to the school football county as fairfax county police comb the campus looking for the device around 8:00 this morning. no device found in no one hurt a lockdown just lifted at 4 schools in prince george's county following a shooting at greenbelt and aerospace road's. officials shut down duval high school robert goddard monastery catherine t. reed elementary and magnolia elementary is a progression. at least one person shot and police looking for two suspects and no students are. good afternoon and thanks for joining us and i'm andrea roane. new information about ronald hamilton was the suspect in the killing of a prince william county police officer ashley guindon and his wife crystal hamilton. he made his first court appearance of peggy fox is there and joins us live from prince williams county courthouse. >> reporter: you see the flag at half staff behind me at the courthouse in honor of ofr
first day of service with the prince william county police department. we learn new information about army staff sergeant ronald hamilton, 32 years old, her alleged killer. he never saw combat and has a prior assault conviction. he may have confessed to the shooting. hundreds turned out for a vigil last night to honor officer ashley guindon and the two other officers wounded and the wife who was also killed. friends of crystal hamilton attended her husband's arraignment this morning and tell us it was a troubled relationship >> so many calls of domestic violence go out and police officers respond to it as they did in this case. thankfully usually nothing like this happens. this highlights the fact that in this era it's the police officer's worst nightmare. you can't be too careful and it's very sad when this happens.>> reporter:
attorney says ronald hamilton was convicted of assault in another state in 2007. >> at that point of time he was put on a diversion program according to records for 11 months and 29 days. >> reporter: documents show hamilton admitted to the shooting saturday in statements to officers afterwards. ronald hamilton was assigned a capital defender who asked for a gag order in the case and also asked permission that ronald hamilton granted to the commonwealth attorney to see his military records would be revoked and the judge agreed and it was. reporting live. >> that was peggy fox reporting live from manassas virginia. he's being held without bond and next court appearance is april 18. a walt whitman high school sophomore remains hospitalized after a car wreck which killed both her parents and 17-year- old brother. tommy de macedo
and mother killed saturday the intersection of river and pyle road's in bethesda. his sister remains hospitalized with serious injuries. their car was traveling eastbound on river road and the other car heading westbound. the other driver in the crash also injured in montgomery county police trying to figure out who is at fault but not sing of speed played a role. prince george's county, two people report -- recovering from a shooting in upper marlboro. around 9:30 the victims were found in the 4400 block of swindon terrace. police haven't released a motive or descriptions of suspects. and traffic headaches for commuters and frustrating for residents from hyattsville. a water main broke two days ago off hamilton street and 38th avenue and part of the street still shut down as crews try to make repairs. mikea turner on the scene and has the latest. >> reporter: the work here is far from over.
they called crews down from new jersey's to carry out a special procedure and a lot of challenges here. the water for some people has been cut off for three days and residents have had enough. you woke up with no water. what was it like getting ready for your day? >> it was horrible. >> reporter: we caught up with people living in park place condominiums and their faucets still dry. wssc delivered gallons of water to people in the complex and some extra jugs left on the corner for those who need more but some say it's been rough. >> it's like survival in the woods. no water and you you have to use the restroom or something like that. >> i have to wake up at 6:00. the county gave us water and i had to heated up and take
make do, crews from new jersey were making repairs. they called an outside help for the 16 inch water main break because it required a special procedure. the pipe broke between 2 am and 3 am saturday and the impact created a sinkhole were water spewed for 10 hours. a car tied to a tow truck almost went in the whole. >> it look like an earthquake or something.>> reporter: they say crews had a hard time finding the valve to shut the water off. officials say the pipe bombing the leak was 90 years old so the age could have caused the rupture. a spokesperson said repairs will take 6 to 8 hours. mikea turner wusa9. >> they say temporary repairs were implemented to get water restored but people without it in the park place apartment complex will be conducted throughout the day and hamilton street and 38th avenue which remain closed. a top advisor to pope francis says the catholic church is made no
of thousands of children over centuries. the australian cardinal testified as part of an inquiry into sexual abuse in the catholic church and australia in the 1970s. the cardinal, the vatican treasures said he himself made errors in often believing priests over victims. two dozen abuse survivors travel to rome to hear and testified on video from rome to the royal commission in sydney. a nearly 1-year-old hacking in data breach at the irs is bigger than first realized. the agency says more than 700,000 social security numbers and other sensitive information might have been stolen. hackers use the get transcript program to gain access to the material. an investigation proved that irs prepared tax returns might have been partly to blame. >> we're often our worst and monday -- enemies. we don't use proper passwords or security. >>
includes data that could be used to file a false tax return and collect a refund. they are mailing notifications to affected taxpayers. presidential candidates crisscrossing the country ahead of tomorrow's super tuesday elections. hillary clinton campaigning in virginia today among the 11 states holding republican and democratic primaries. republicans and democrats caucusing in colorado and minnesota and democrats also in american samoa. it's also caucus day in alaska and wyoming tomorrow for republicans. craig boswell has more from the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump finds himself at the center of controversy after former ku klux klan leader david duke stated his support. on sunday donald trump didn't cannotw -- condemn the white supremacist >> i know nothing about david duke or white supremacist. >> reporter: he said he had a bad ear place and said he doesn't want his support
>> i don't mind disavowing anybody and i disavow him the day before to major news conferences.>> reporter: trumps opponents on the attack. >> it makes him unelectable. how do we grow the party with a nominee who refuses to condemn the cloak clucks clan. don't tell me he doesn't know who the ku klux klan is. >> that should be common ground among public, democrats and everyone. the bigotry anti-semitism has no role of politics >> reporter: democrats agreed and bernie sanders america's first black president can't be succeeded by a hatemonger who refuses to condemn the kkk and hillary clinton retweeted it. clinton is looking forward to super tuesday after a resounding victory in south carolina this past weekend.>> tomorrow this campaign goes national. >> reporter: democrats will vote in 11 states on super tuesday at cbs news polls show clinton a huge leads in the e
>> stay with wusa9 for the latest development for tomorrow's super tuesday elections. download our wusa9 app for breaking news live coverage and important updates whenever and wherever you need them. moments ago president obama pistole the medal of honor and navy seal senior chief special warfare operator edward byers. it's being awarded for his actions of december 20 1220 help rescue an american doctor being held hostage by the taliban. he's already a highly decorated sailor and served 11 overseas deployment including nine combat tours fighting multiple times in iraq and afghanistan. he was awarded the bronze star and five times as well as 2 purple hearts and action ribbons . perhaps it wasn't a great idea after.
he was taking what he thought would make a great souvenir but now what uva student held in north korea is apologizing. 21-year-old otto warmbier taken into custody last month for what pyongyang calls and antistate crime. he apologized at a press conference for stealing a political banner from a staff only section of the hotel he was staying. >> i have been very impressed by the korean government's humanitarian treatment of severe criminals like myself and of their very fair and square legal procedures in the dpr korea. >> no word on what charges the 21-year-old undergraduate student faces. winter isn't over yet but spring-like weather this week and allyson up next with the first alert forecast. >> beautiful out here as long as the wind is a bl
child sex abuse is an unspeakable evil. a scandal in prince george's county and now wusa talking with adult survivors of similar crimes in a must-see story tonight at 11:00. and help today doctors calling it a new frontier in healthcare. turns out the bacteria that live in the gut could be key to treating all sorts of
we have the author of the microbiota diet and says it's a lifestyle that is scientifically proven to restore a healthy gut. >> the reason why we suffer from obesity and why so many people can't lose weight is because they forget about the mike rowe bayou. >>'s diet includes fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi which contain live friendly bacteria and vegetables like to come out, jerusalem artichokes and radishes. more details later this week about a transplant operation. the uterus transplant. the 26-year-old patient and stable condition and the transplanted uterine came from a deceased donor. the operation at cleveland clinic last wednesday is the first of its kind in u. s. medical history. a new warning out today about the danger of gum disease. dentists at the university of louisville reportedly between
gum disease bacteria and esophageal cancer. doctor say 61% of cancer patients in the study also had gingivitis. researchers hope the bacteria may be used to help detect the deadly cancer. encouraging news against the fight against huntington's disease. canadian doctors say and do drug targeting the disease as proven safe and effective in lab mice and other animals. first human trials could come as soon as this year. huntington's is a deadly genetic disease that calls uncontrolled movements and affects nearly 30,000 people in the united states. what's everybody talking about the water cooler today? nikki burdine with a look at what's trending. >> reporter: and 84-year-old man celebrates his 21st birthday. a girl and her doctor and leo. these are the stories everybody's talking about it leap day and a special day for those who celebrate a birth
today like paul who's turning 84. the ohio man only celebrates his real birthday every four years and friends and family through him a surprise for his 21st birthday. he was born on february 29, 1932. this might be the cutest thing you see all day, the story of a girl and her duck. the 5-year-old received an award for being a super cute pet owner after her story surfaced online. she got a pet duck last year and the bond is unbreakable. snowflake follows her around everywhere and she says she plans to teach other kids how to be revoked -- responsible pet owners. oscars a rap and everybody talking about leonardo dicaprio. he finally won and oscar and the internet won't let him off easy. here's a perfect example. his king of the world moment on titanic but instead of
winslet he's holding the golden statue. and here he spinning in titanic and kate winslet replaced with the award. and then the scene from willful of wall street and him dancing as oscars rain down around him. we were all rooting for you when celebrating with you especially these guys. that's what's trending and i'm nikki burdine. >> leo going crazy and academy awards and oscar after parties trending and big winners took the oscars out for a night on the town. party hopping began at the governors ball for the official academy award gathering. many reflected on winners and performances. >> we worked so hard on this film and to have it rewarded like this is overwhelming. >> an amazing performer and person and it needed to happen.>> minnie driver talking about chris rock. other popular parties were elton john's annual aids fundraiser and the vanity fair party. blake shelton was spotted at the vanity affair where girlfriend gwen stefani was the headliner. >> still wi
these are the last days of the season. sears in michigan are missing an opportunity to get one last run and took advantage of the warm 50 degree weather this weekend with family fun day at a resort outside the city of saginaw. >> it's the only day we have. the weather has been horrible. you get snow and then three days later it rains and go away or its zero and everything is ice. >> they are preparing to see snow tuesday and the season usually wraps up in late march. the weather in bright sunshine we're enjoying could lead to 50s but snow later in the forecast. >> it doesn't look like a big deal. we are uncertain about the forecast but think about it but it won't be a stor
forward to for skiers. >> they might see snow added on in the mountains tomorrow night into wednesday morning. we won't see snow here. just a rain event. as far as getting cold enough and our neck of the woods in the district may be a few passing flurries friday. not what you want to hear. i don't want to say it. we will see temperatures take a dive after wednesday. it is warm out there and when the winds relax it feels great. then the winds pickup and chilly. 30 mile an hour gusts and 64 degrees. winds out of the west 35 miles per hour and won't relax this afternoon. they will stay pretty breezy through the daylight hours. 63 manassas and cooler through the 81 corridor. 60 andrews, 62 waters. nice warm day and look though winds still 20 miles per hour at 3:00. winds subside tonight
the wind us tracker. still seeing gusts up to 20 through 25. tomorrow morning the winds causing temperatures to cool off. upper 30s and lower 40s. it will feel on the cool side. winds pickup tuesday night ahead of next-door system. this is a little stronger and more rain for more people and temperatures take a dive during the day wednesday and stays cold thursday and into friday. through tomorrow morning no problems on the drive-in and tomorrow will be great. lots of sunshine. after the sunset and drive home we will seize showers arrive. here the showers through the mountains tuesday night and wednesday morning. before the morning rush wednesday we get rid of the rain.
and first thing wednesday and cold air follows. 65 today. 62 tuesdays. much of the day wednesday dry in the 50s with falling temperatures. by thursday 46. a chance of showers or flurries. we will be right back after this. i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends said i should get fios because it's the fastest... but i thought it would be too expensive... who's that, jenny?
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year will play a huge factor. oh, which reminds me, uh, are you absolutely wedded -- excuse the pun -- to peonies as your flower of choice? because their season is relatively short in comparison -- victoria? >> victoria: oh. i'm sorry. my fiancé wanted to be a part of this meeting. and i'm just wondering what's keeping him. >> billy: there's only one way to make this nightmare go away, jack. you go to the police. >> jack: i can't do that. >> billy: you have to. you take the evidence that luca compiled. that's it. victor goes down for bringing marco into your life, into all our lives. >> jack: it's not as simple as you think. >> billy: it doesn't get any simpler than this. because of victor, you were held captive while another man took your place in your life, in your home, jack, in your bed!