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and rain rolling in the region. a developing story in downtown dc. nuclear security summit underway at the convention center and if you are traveling in the area of the convention center be aware of traffic problems. leaders from countries across the globe attend the summit and as a result there are road closures around the convention center stretching at least a block in each direction. the office of personnel management encourages federal agencies to allow telework to alleviate traffic but people who live in the area, there is no escaping it. >> it hasn't been told so bad except for last night when i had to go to the store to get diapers and formula. it was a detour then. i had to take some extra blocks. >> the closures are lasting for the most part until the weekend. if you are going downtown today or tomorrow add extra time and check the wusa9 app
go to get details on street closures and traffic tieups. president obama hosting leaders around the world for the summit and the focus is keeping nuclear materials out of the hands of terrorists. they will discuss the possibility that isis might launch a brussels style attack with a so-called dirty bomb. metro riders, because of the security, now through late tomorrow night the mt. vernon station on the green and yellow lines are close and trains won't stop there. you need to use alternate locations instead and expect busty tours because of road closures. metro leaders who perform on the future of the transit system will sound the alarm about funding. the chair of the board wants a dedicated source of revenue created like other cities to
like a sales tax to provide an additional $1 billion for recurring expenses like maintenance issues we cover all the time. there is discussion of a plan that would lead to massive closures and parts of the metro system. we will have details later on that on the news at noon today. a stabbing investigation at a metro station. the 24-year-old man in critical condition after being stabbed outside the addison road station. the victim got in a verbal argument with a vendor handing out free copies of express newspaper. the vendor tackled him and stabbed him three times. police working to identify and arrest the vendor. workers at airports across the country on strike and demanding higher hourly wages. among the 10 airports reagan national is one of them, and a live look there. they are reporting very few delays at this hour but protesters say they see a delay when it comes to getti
reporter: service workers at return airport calling for higher wages and better treatment when it comes to their employers and hope they achieve that with this protest. wearing signs with reasons for frustration over their bodies angry service workers are protesting outside reagan international airport on thursday morning calling for a minimum wage of $15 an hour, which is more than anyone receives now.>> i have not been able to get insurance. >> it's not a fair wage, and anyone who works here making $3.77, i know it's hard. it's hard for me. >> reporter: david is a skycap and has worked a second job just to make ends meet. he p
later and joining the fight for justice to help those following in his footsteps. >> it needs to end somewhere. it needs to end it now. >> reporter: service workers accuse the employers of intimidation and harassment. these are tactics they say are used often to keep them silent. >> they look at you differently. i have had complaints about me. >> reporter: workers say they want a union but employers say no. the fight for justice will go on. mikea turner wusa9's. >> we reached out to both employers for comment but no word at this point. more workers holding a rally at the park next to the airport in half an hour and
will join him for that. new information on the story we first brought to you on "wake up washington" this morning. morning commute tied up to a high-speed car chase. police tried to pull over a driver but he took off. he's now in custody and the chase ended after 15 minutes on lee highway in fairfax after an officer forced the suspect to lose control of his car. no one was injured. howard university has expelled the former resident advisor twice accused of rape. he was expelled for other issues the university found during the investigation. accusations of sexual misconduct have followed him all the way from ucla as well. administrators there banned him from campus after he was accused of distributing revenge pornography showing a female student. that students spoke to usa nine over the phone. >> i was terrified. at first i was ashamed of myself but then i realized that it's crazy.
>> so far howard university has not released the name of the student who was expelled and no charges have been filed. in montgomery county a 20- year-old remains behind bars charged of trying to kidnap a 6- year-old girl from her front yard. it happened tuesday evening in wheaton and the girls mother saw what was happening and grabbed her daughter before he could get very far. investigators have identified him. to the campaign trail and trouble for bernie sanders. voters in dc might not get to feel the burn in the democratic primary. bernie sanders name is not on the ballot. the senators campaign paid the right fee and filed the right paperwork but the party didn't tell dc board of elections that it happened by the de
primary ballot. on the republican side debate centers on abortion rights and once again it's donald trump making comments that started the uproar.>> reporter: donald trump is getting hammered for what he said wednesday, that woman should be promised those punished for having abortions. >> there has to be some form of punishment to the woman.>> 10 years? >> that i don't know. >> reporter: he immediately was criticized for the comment. >> that comment is wrong. it's the latest demonstration how little donald has thought about the serious issues. >> they shouldn't be punished. probably donald trump will figure out a way to say he didn't say it. >> reporter: he quickly backtracked and his campaign manager issued a statement that abortion providers not patients should be late
responsible. bernie sanders and hillary clinton back on the campaign trail today. sanders didn't address the controversy and focused on labor at a rally in pittsburgh. >> trade agreements have to work for these people and their families and not just ceos of large corporations. >> reporter: even groups opposed to abortion rights spoke out about trump's remarks and say he's out of step with their movement.>> also on the campaign trail secretary clinton has an event slated this afternoon in new york. apple fans today the new devices are shipping. warehouses are shipping out the pre-ordered iphone se with a smaller four inch touchscreen and smaller price tag of $400. also shipping today the smaller ipad pro which costs $600. d
release, because apple turns 40 this week. we take a look at the last 40 and the next 40. >> reporter: apple has reached middle-age. the tech giant responsible for the iphone and ipad turned 40 on april 1. from humble beginnings in los altos california, apple has become the world's most valuable company worth over $500 billion. >> what is an ipod? i have one right here in my pocket. >> reporter: in 2001 the iphone and itunes store helped reform how music was consumed. then came the iphone. >> today apple will reinvent the phone. >> reporter: in the years following the death of steve jobs many wondered if apple could innovate at the same pace. >> tim cook is doing a lot to keep apple growing and the market
looking at other areas like the apple watch, but he hasn't taken apple into a drastic new product. >> reporter: while the iphone is successful, newer products like ipad and apple watch haven't sold as well and apple car is on the horizon. apple has been sourcing tech facilities for the vehicle. >> there are areas like virtual reality and augmented reality. i'm sure we'll see something in this area at some point. everyone's trying to jump into it. tim cook says it's interesting and not just a fad. >> reporter: also in the works is a streaming service that deals with networks have stalled. so now it joins the fortysomething club alongside other big tech buddies like microsoft and ibm. they are called everything you owe money on, what you need to know to proteyoct ur finances when it comes
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now we need to talk about somebody debts which are ancient that's brought back by pennies on the dollar's. it could be old but it keeps springing back to life. wusa call to action director shirley is here to share what you can do when you are hit with this. what kind of production is there? >> there is a protection act that every consumer can understand that tells you how credit companies can approach you with an outstanding debt. in zombie debts
passed the statute of limitations where they are collectible but it doesn't stop the agencies from trying to get money out of you. >> how do you play this? >> keep in mind, even though it's not legally collectible it's on your credit record so you have to figure out what you want to do with that debt. beyond that you should respond to the company. if the debt is not yours, write them a letter and say it's not mine and if you insist, send me proof. they had to stop hounding you and if they don't report them to the state or federal government. >> we appreciate that and for more information go to the wusa call for action page. and if you want to file a complaint 02 wusa9.com and click on the call for action link. road work could slowth
down on i-95 south of the district. crews will close the southbound ramp leading to route 644 around franconia. crews will install new overhead signs and closure start at 9:00 pm and keep happening on and off until 5:00 tomorrow morning. metro riders not happy with the possible plan being discussed that would shut down entire rail lines for months. usually subway systems to that at night or on weekends but the problems are so extensive the crews need more times to get them fixed. and you can get traffic and transit news on your phone by downloading wusa nines free mobile app. march madness has nothing on a middle school basketball game ending with a big twist. we will tell you about it coming up
back on the news at noon tornadoes and severe storms injured at least nine people in oklahoma and thousands without power. national weather service said a tornado lifted up a touchdown multiple times last night as it swept through the tulsa area. the fire chief says most damage contained to a square mile. and
forecast. fortunately no tornado weather here. >> we will see showers and thunderstorms but not severe weather and especially not tornadoes. we will have gusty winds and brain does rain. this is ahead of the front moving through as we get towards later tomorrow. right now clouds starting to increase. this is a live weather camera and temperatures mild in the upper 60s. winds gusting at reagan international airport about 30 miles an hour. clouds increasing and you notice that it's breezy and mild outside. this evening we start to increase the stray shower chance but most stay dry until tomorrow morning. a lot of spots pushing the 70 degree mark. already there and manassas and fredericksburg. 68 in gaithersburg.
69 inside the metro area with winds gusting out of the south and southwest. about 30 to 35 miles an hour, not quite wind advisory criteria but a breezy afternoon. temperatures continue to climb, low and mid 70s this afternoon and mostly cloudy. a stray shower chance comes in on the chance post on the way home. a breezy spring-like afternoon. here is the weather system for tomorrow. you see showers and thunderstorms ahead of it in kentucky. we are still dry here and clouds increasing ahead of the cold front. colder air will be arriving the second half of the weekend. doppler quiet tomorrow morning but a rumble or two of thunder possible. first round is tomorrow morning
morning commute tomorrow. looking for gustier winds and thundershowers that could slow down your commute tomorrow morning. then a few more showers tomorrow afternoon and rain will linger into saturday morning although i think it's mainly spots south and east of the metro area. futurecast shows clouds and breezy with spotty shower chances this evening about 8:00 p.m. tomorrow morning we bring in more of a line of showers and thunderstorms in the region. 7:00 in the morning through 9:00 , the commute to work tomorrow morning could have brief heavy rainfall and another round tomorrow afternoon around the commute home. we have those two time es
and tomorrow will most likely be at yellow weather alert date due to the them backs of the commute. and we have a cool down coming on sunday with 52 degrees. 60 on monday and upper 40s on tuesday. a shot at the buzzer and the basketball game away you've never seen before. it left the players an audience in disbelief. we have that next on the news at noon. time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting
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welcome back. tonight on wusa nine news at 5:00 another lawsuit in the wake of the child pornography lawsuit in prince george's county. what was said to evict them to keep her quiet. what if metro closed one or more lines for months on end? we will look at what that scenario would look like tonight on wusa nine news it 5:00. its march and no doubt with the ncaa tournament in full swing we've seen buzzer beaters on the basketball court but chances are you've never seen one like this. we go to kansas for a middle school game. the mustangs are down by one . with only seconds left in the semifinal game. keep your eye on the kid with the ball. he launches it for the game- winner and it doesn't go in or out. the ball hits the backboard comes to rest on the rim, the clock runs out and the mustangs lose the game. the player in shock on
court at the end of the game. have you ever seen anything like that ever? >> no. >> that's all for the news at noon. we are back at 5:00 with lesli foster and adam longo. she's melissa nord and i am but jamie raskin is the only democrat for congress who's authored landmark progressive laws -- marriage equality, equal pay for women, green maryland act, assault weapons ban, and more. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i
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itical mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list
praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
>> kevin: victor newman is going to prison. >> mariah: couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. >> natalie: i can't get my brain around the idea. a man like victor newman doesn't get convicted. >> kevin: and yet he did. >> mariah: can the world even function if he isn't running it? >> kevin: we're about to find out. >> mariah: so what's the protocol here? do we throw a parade, fireworks? popping champagne seems appropriate yet weird. >> kevin: considering how many folks he took down with him, weird is right. and michael purposefully threw his defense. >> natalie: oh, wow. [ scoffs ] that's brave, or stupid, or both. >> kevin: according to lauren, he could get disbarred. and victor disowned almost his entire family, of course. >> natalie: yeah, okay. hurt feelings, all of that. but what does this mean for us? >> mariah: human emotion is foreign to you, isn't it? >> natalie: you were wondering the same thing. >> mariah: okay, yes. we betrayed victor, as well.