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but sierra club chooses jamie raskin for congress they all talk about climate change. because only raskin wrote laws to reduce our carbon footprint and is leading the fight against fracking in maryland. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message. right now the three brothers charged in the deh
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court. he was killed last month in a shootout near police headquarters in the case of friendly fire. we just learned the name of the officer who shot him. i'm andrea roane and prince george's chief is outside the courthouse with more on what happened in court today and who the officer involved is. >> reporter: it's such a tragedy for the police department and the name of the officer who fired on officer colson by accident was released as court proceedings unfolded. the incident was described was the officer intentionally firing at a target he thought was a threat during a chaotic gunfight outside the district 3 police station on march 13 but it turned out to be a fellow officer jacai colson who was killed. it came as the three brothers accused in this incident, michael ford and his brothers malik ford and elijah ford were arguing
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probable cause for them to be held on a second-degree murder charge because they were not the ones who pulled the trigger because officer colson's death came out in testimony today that michael ford was attempting to commit suicide by police officer five wildly firing shots at the police station trying to provoke a response but his attorneys argue he didn't intend to kill anyone but intended for himself to die. the judge ordered that the three ford brothers, michael, malik, and elijah, will be held over with the judge finding probable cause to continue to hold them on the second-degree murder charge. the argument from the prosecution was they created the situation. live outside the prince george's county courthouse wusa9.
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the atlanta braves leftfielder hector olivera under arrest after a domestic dispute at the ritz-carlton in arlington virginia this morning. police were called to the hotel before 7:00 this morning where they found a woman with prussing who was taken to the hospital. so far he has not been charged but he and the alleged victim knew each othbut their relationship is unknown. all five presidential candidates on the campaign trail today and tonight and hillary clinton anbernie sanders in new york ahead of the primary there and gop presidential front-runner donald trump suggest the republican national committee is working to defeat him. he says the republican system of picking delegates is set up by crooked politicians and is rigged it to make sure an outsider like him could never win. get all the latest breaking news, election news and poll results by downloading the wusa9 app now. it's free
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that marco rubio is endorsing ted cruz. north carolina's governor's decision to change part of a law limiting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people failed to silence opponents but the law still has supporters in north carolina. the governor issued an executive order to include sexual orientation and gender identity as well as affirming private businesses have the right to set their own rules for their own businesses. he will ask lawmakers to file legislation to restore the right to sue in state court over discrimination. this has been the scene in falls church where hundreds of verizon's workers, members as the communications workers of america and the international brotherhood of electrical workers went on strike. >> reporter:
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fraction of the 45,000 verizon workers have been out here since 6:00 a.m. on strike. let me stop you for a second and tell us what brings you out here. >> standing up for fair rights and a good contract. >> reporter: what is the issue? >> there are several issues. verizon has basically refused to come to any kind of agreement. >> reporter: can you shed light on the key points?>> wages, insurance, there are quite a few of them. >> reporter: it's a battle you are up against, how would you sum it up? >> how long are you expecting this to last? >> as long as it takes.>> reporter: it's been going on since last august essentially. i gallows road an
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they have trained thousands of nonunion employees to fill the spots in the meantime so we will see how long the battle continues. nick giovanni wusa9. >> the last verizon strike was in 2011 and lasted for two weeks. waiting for governor larry hogan to sign noah's law any day now. it was passed unanimously monday night and the legislation is named in honor of noah leotta who was killed by a suspected drunk driver. the law will require that convicted drunk drivers breathe into an ignition interlock device before they can start their car. now a story you will only see here. a police station crashed through the chevy chase country club station and police arrested oneso
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other on bradley lane and east avenue in chevy chase. officers and k9 unit search the scene for evidence after the crash which happened at 8 pm. they found drugs and drug paraphernalia. neighbors saw the crash and heard it as well. >> i hope no one was walking their dog. i walk my dog through this neighborhood every night. there are kids walking across the street. this is normally a quiet neighborhood. to have a car like that speeding down the road is scary. >> police say the driver and passenger will both be charged on the chase was not considered high speed and only lasted three minutes. getting warmer by the day and at this rate the weekend should be gorgeous. howard bernstein joins us with the first alert forecast. will it be gorgeous by the weekend?>> i meant to say more gorgeous.
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beautiful out here. sunshine and light winds and even though it's only in the low 50s it feels good. you can get a sunburn this time of year even though it's not that warm. 52 here in the district and lovettsville along with upper marlboro at 48. nothing but sunshine. not just today but several days to come and you been waiting for the extended treacherous spring weather and it's here. this afternoon hides upper 50s and 60s and the key is the lighter winds out of the northeast, east 5 to 15 miles per hour. becoming more gorgeous by the weekend. i will have the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. thank you very much. a penny causes major panic on a school bus. how a teacher's stassiant made all the difference.
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yvette: i was running for my life. he was flicking matches on me... my ex-husband's intentions were to murder me. glenn: i made sure yvette's abuser went away for good, and put in place tougher sentences, because domestic violence can never be tolerated. yvette: mr. ivey showed compassion. i felt like i could trust him. narrator: glenn ivey. as state's attorney, a proven leader.
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and protect president obama's legacy. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message, because i'm on your side.
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us-led coalition fighter jets turning up the heat in the war on isis. the defense ministry release footage of a tuesday aerial attack on a town west of baghdad. it's a long and a isis supply line that links terrorist group territory and it helps bring supplies into iraq. the u.s. conducted airstrikes monday tuesday in somalia and killed an estimated 12 militants affiliated with extremist groups. spokesmen say the targeted militants pose an imminent threat to personnel who were assisting somali government forces. this happened so fast, a crane fell down knocking down a date in china killing 12
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from the thunderstorm triggered the disaster. crews rescued 14 people and rushed him to the hospital. howard is up next with the forecast. spring-like weather is on its way. >> make outdoor plans and get ready for it. if you're going to be outdoors take your allergy medicine because tree pollen is high. grass pollen high and also mold
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for a cup of coffee just because you're a woman. so why does congress think it's ok that women get paid 20% less than a man for doing the same job? i'll fight for pay equity, to protect planned parenthood, choice for women, and expand paid and family leave. now some politicians will belittle this as a women's agenda. more proof that we just need more women in congress. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. a 19-year-old texas teen who used then
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in a deadly drunk driving accident remains behind bars. the judge ruled he would not decide how much longer ethan couch will stay in jail. he was given 10 years probation in juvenile court in 2013 but last year he fled to mexico with his mom after a video surfaced of him at a party where alcohol was served which was a violation of probation. of virginia tech professor says the water and flint michigan still contains dangerously high lead levels and is still unsafe to drink. they are urging flint residents to run their faucets to allow corrosion control chemicals to read which were added to the pipes to prevent lead from forming. >> the delivery of the qr which is the clean water that needs to flow through the system in some flint michigan homes isn't happening. >> the water can be used for bathing and showering and new samples will be taken this summer for a new round of testing. the housap
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bankroll the fight against the zika virus on its way to the president's desk. the development comes days after federal health administration warned that it scarier than first thought. don champion has the latest. >> reporter: the house approved measure provides financial incentives to companies developing treatments for the zika at all but -- seek a virus but the president says it doesn't go far enough. the administration was $1.9 billion to combat the virus. the president called the house measure a small step forward saying it's ultimately in submission on its own. >> everything we look at with the virus is scarier than we initially thought. >> reporter: this comes days after officials sounded the alarm that the virus is a link to microcephaly and now researchers say there is growing concerns that the zika virus goes after neurological tissue in adults. >> it seems the virus is attracted to nerve or brain tissue so we worry in humans
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nerve tissue or a attack brain cells. >> reporter: this 46-year-old landscaper who doesn't want to be identified came down with the zika virus after going to brazil last month and the symptoms were unbearable. >> a rash and redness all over my body. itching a lot. probably got to 110 temperature of fever. >> reporter: the mosquito who spreads the virus is present in 30 u.s. states and health experts said they don't expect widespread outbreaks in the continental u.s. but we need to be ready. >> the cdc says 40 states have reported travel related cases of the zika virus and a puerto rico more than 300 people have conted
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thousands of people in puerto rico could be infected. other health news, researchers closer to develop a defined vaccine against both hiv and hepatitis c. the study reveals accident -- vaccinating against both diseases doesn't impair the immune system. more than 2 million people are infected with both viruses. a study in the journal of breast cancer research shows a link between women with infertility issues and breast cancer density. women with a history of infertility had denser breasts than other women and the association was more pronounced in women who underwent hormone fertility treatment. dense breast tissue is a risk for developing breast cancer. the george washington university study found people who eat more fast food are exposed to higher levels of a possibly harmful chemical. the chemicals are used in packaging materials that can leach into processed foods. the study found people who eat the most fast
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higher than others. a 5-year-old boy who would have likely died if not for the quick action of a teacher's assistant. a surveillance camera on this oklahoma school bus captured the whole thing and ginger who was also driving the bus thought the child was horsing around but soon realized something was terribly wrong.>> he was red and gasping for air. i heard him hit the floor and saw it rolling and said we've got it! >> she said the young boy asked to keep the penny and gave it back to him after he promised to never swallow another coin again. she was trained on the heimlich maneuver 17 years ago. crews in california have a lot of work to do in madera. large sinkhole opened up and caught on camera.
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this is video from the police department facebook page and no word what caused the massive sinkhole but they suspect it could be the result of recent rain storms. the whole is 15 to 20 feet deep and won't be open to traffic anytime soon. a team of scientists is hoping to reach for the stars and the only catch their beach the stars more than four light years away. they are trying to build tiny spacecraft that can travel at 1/5 the speed of light. the target is a planet with potential for holding life in another solar system and would take 20 years for one spacecraft to reach its destination french art experts believe a painting found in an attic in the south of france is the original work of the italian master carvaggio and may be worth as much as $135 million.
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a homeowner stumbled across the maxtor peace while fixing a leaky roof two years ago and after analyzing it called judith beheading and assyrian general the historian who retrieve the work said he's confident that care about geo painted up but others doubt its authenticity. could show up on that pbs show. >> antiques roadshow. >> i love the color blue of your dress today. it reminds me of the blue we will see in the sky the next several days. they're a nice blue and we will see plenty of sunshine here over the next several days. if you are waiting for spring weather, it is here. it's a little cool and average high in the mid-60s. here in washington, d.c., temperatures this afternoon run towards 60 and might not get there but with light
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international. dew point 38% and no wind to talk about. the satellite high pressure overhead toward ontario and down the appalachians to the east coast and on the cool side of the high. out west the warmer side of the high and temperatures in st. louis in the 70s. this pattern, maybe a passing cloud tonight, but just stuck here the next few days. tomorrow morning fine and in the afternoon nothing headed our way. over the weekend, we will watch a storm coming in from the northeast but right now i think it stays off the coast. even though weekend is good shape with high pressure once again in control of our weather. that's the look
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days 59 degrees the high this afternoon in washington. a few might make it into the low 60s. 42 in town tonight and frost in the outer suburbs and light winds and tomorrow 63 and another sunny nice day. friday o'hare warmer, 64 or 65. over the weekend mid-60s saturday and beautiful sunday. upper 70s monday
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but sierra club chooses jamie raskin for congress they all talk about climate change. because only raskin wrote laws to reduce our carbon footprint and is leading the fight against fracking in maryland. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
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speeds this fast at a price this good, only fios can. tonight on wusa9 news at 5:00 what school leaders are doing to keep the streets safe near the dean mwoodetro station where two teenagers were killed two weeks apart.
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he was flicking matches on me... for my life. my ex-husband's intentions were to murder me. glenn: i made sure yvette's abuser went away for good, and put in place tougher sentences, because domestic violence can never be tolerated. yvette: mr. ivey showed compassion. i felt like i could trust him. narrator: glenn ivey. as state's attorney, a proven leader. in congress, he'll combat domestic violence, and protect president obama's legacy. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message, because i'm on your side.
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♪ >> jack: nikki? nikki. hey. wake up! >> nikki: what? oh. >> jack: yeah, i'll bet your hair hurts right now, doesn't it? >> nikki: why are you here? >> jack: i'm checking up on you. how long did it take for you to have another drink? two hours? three?


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