Skip to main content

tv   wusa 9 News at 5pm  CBS  April 18, 2016 5:00pm-6:00pm EDT

5:00 pm
was fearing a break in an open fire with a handgun killing 37- year-old, nick giovanni it -- john ulmschneider and badly wounding another firefighter, kevin swain. the homeowner was also wounded. the brother couldn't get in touch with the man and called 911 fearing his brother was in medical distress. >> he was able to submit to an interview and the interview went on through the night and there was an indication of a medical emergency by the brother. >>reporter: the fire chief said rescuers break into homes routinely when they have a good reason to believe someone inside needs urgent help. they do not always call or wait for police. >> we had the brother on scene who stated that he believed a medical emergency and quite frankly, that is more information than we generally have when we together or independently force entry to ascertain someone status. >> the man's brother was also
5:01 pm
wounded in the incident as he was with the firefighters coming to the door. >>reporter: we know the man who lives here and who is home at this hour owned his handgun legally. the commitment to having a grand jury review the case is an indication the prosecutors have made no decisions about which way they will go on this. they are moving forward cautiously and deliberately and promise a transparent investigation. for more on the emotional reactions to the death of firefighter, john ulmschneider and the heroic efforts of his colleagues, here is my colleague, stephanie ramirez. >>reporter: we are hearing firefighter kevin swain is up and talking at the hospital and there were two other firefighters injured in this. the fire chief said they were more than fleeing the scene, they were trying to drag the body of the injured firefighter away from the gunfire. >> hurt and devastation, it's painful. >>reporter: the pain of what happens continues to bring firefighters to the boston area. >> it is one big
5:02 pm
sisterhood. i came to pay my respects. >> valiant. there is no other way to describe this. this is and what we face every day. >>reporter: the fire chief went to a welfare check and it turned into a fatal shooting. it rocked the community. >> you don't just shoot someone that knocks at your door. all the red lights were flashing. >>reporter: anger and pain is what they describe, after online criticism of forceful entry. . it is a measure that has saved many lives. a close friend said he's proud to call john ulmschneider a brother. >> he was one of the most humble , caring and compassionate and honest man you would ever meet in your life. >>reporter: stephanie ramirez, wusa9. >> the viewing is tomorrow with the funeral, a hero's sendoff
5:03 pm
ulmschneider leaves behind a wife and a 2-year-old daughter. an unexpected development played out in a fairfax county days county courtroom. adam tauris pled guilty to killing 46-year-old, john geer come who is not armed. andrea mccarren was in the courtroom. what a shock. >>reporter: it was a shock. torres pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter. it was part of an agreement that carries a 12 month sentence. >> it came down to 40 minutes. >>reporter: a 40 minute encounter that ended his best friend's life. today, more than two years after the former fairfax police officer, adam tauris, shot and killed 46-year-old john geer, it's a struggle to keep his composure. >> it was a man exercising his constitutional right. he was a little stubborn that day an
5:04 pm
when he stood with his hands in the air after officers responded to a domestic call. his partner of 20 for years, the mother of his two daughters had just confirmed she was moving out. >> mixed emotions. it could have been a more severe sentence, is what it amounts to. >>reporter: the guilty plea was designed to spare one of his teenage daughters from testifying at the trial. it was vehemently opposed by his mother, who wanted a life sentence. >> it's not a perfect resolution. he is accountable and is a felon and can't be a police officer. >> the case launched a firestorm because of the extraordinary stonewalling by fairfax police who refused to cooperate with state and federal prosecutors. >> i've never seen anything -- anything like -- anything like that. of never seen anyone act
5:05 pm
withhold information like that. i hope nothing like that ever happens again. it was dead wrong. >>reporter: in court, adam tauris said he was sorry for his actions and heartbroken for john geer's children. sentencing is on the 24th. of the judge rejects the 12 month sentence, adam tauris can withdraw his plea and go to trial under a different judge. live from fairfax, andrea mccarren, wusa9. the police chief issued a statement saying his thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends and added that the adult -- the action of one employee is not reflective of the honorable work with don day in day out by all the members of our department. we are following breaking news out of dc and you won't believe it. a frightening incident involving a gun that happened with the police roll call meeting. garrett hank is with us live with the details on this. >>reporter:
5:06 pm
multiple police sources described the incident this way. the said in a standard saturday afternoon roll call meeting, and officer pointed an unloaded gun, an empty gun at the back of the head of another officer and did a drive fire, pulling the trigger until the gun clicked. there were no bullets and no one was hurt. the potential for something to go wrong was enormous and my sources say the officer said he was ordered to do this by a sergeant, who said it was part of a training exercise about situational awareness. the sergeant may have told this officer to leave the room, quietly unload the weapon and do this so called dry firing. it was to teach a lesson about situational awareness. i can tell you about the sergeant in the officer have been placed on administrative leave while police internal affairs dig into exactly what happened on saturday. this afternoon, the police chief, cathy lanier, said she has been briefed and is waiting for more details. take a listen. >> there is seven different
5:07 pm
of those you've heard. i prefer to wait until i see the facts and actually see things that happen before i make judgment. >>reporter: i can tell you this has been quite a topic of conversation among rank-and- file police officers who have heard about it. many say they are furious that if this was a training exercise, it was conducted in such a way that it put the health and safety of officers at risk. they say it's entirely possible, even likely, that someone could have pulled their own weapon and exchanged fire with the weapon who had the unloaded weapon. there's too many ways it could have gone wrong. these officers, like the mpd brass come are waiting on the report to determine what exactly happened here on saturday. live,
5:08 pm
>> i don't even want to think about the worst that could have happened. the death of a transgender female at a rockville hotel is ruled a homicide. investigators believe the victim who identified herself as kiana blakely was killed in a room at the red roof inn early saturday morning on shady grove road. detectives believe the 22-year- old may have been working as a prostitute at the time. the killer is still out there. if you know anything that could lead to arrest -- that could lead to an arrest, you could be eligible for $10,000. commuters hope for a better ride home after a fire this morning morning, and insulator causing flames between the rosslyn and foggy bottom stations. arlington fire responded and put out the fire around 6:00 this morning. the incident led to tracking and longer wait times. #fight for families has been trending on twitter all day in d.c. thousands rally outside the supreme court building. they want the high court to uphold president obama's executive actions on immigration. the plan would allow more than
5:09 pm
4 million undocumented immigrants with american children to live and work in this country without being deported. texas and 25 other states are suing the government, saying the president overstepped his legal authority. >> her efforts to stop the president's illegal immigration plan go back to a fundamental principle. one person doesn't have the unilateral authority to change the law or make new laws. >> coming up, wakes were the main questions justices are trying to answer and what happens if the vote remains a 4- 4 split. mara cannon -- more american troops will go to a rack. . they said 270 troops will be advisers and trainers, and that brings the total number of americans in iraq to more than 4000. they're expected to play a role when iraqi forces hope to retake mosul from isis. there is no doubt it was a terror attack. those words are from
5:10 pm
jerusalem's commissioner following a bus explosion. 15 were injured and most of them were on a nearby bus and a car. the blast raises fears of more suicide attacks similar to those from a decade ago. we are just getting started on wusa9 news at 5. topper? it is some kind of warm. guess what? it will be warm tomorrow. 80 downtown in mid-80s downtown and fredericksburg. will come back to tell you when the cold air warms -- rolls in and when the next chance of showers are. in houston, texas, rain is setting record levels and leading to devastating flooding. ted cruz is in maryland. the candidates are getting ready for the primary in new york
5:11 pm
kids: he came here from rocky married 27 years. raised 6 kids. including 5 boys. he had grandpa move in with us. glenn: we loved having him as part of the family. it's what you do. kids: in congress, dad will protect president obama's legacy. he'll fight for jobs and protect social security and medicare. glenn ivey will never quit on you; and we should know, we're his kids. glenn: i'm glenn ivey and i approve this message.
5:12 pm
5:13 pm
a house in burtonsville is badly damaged after a fire. sky nine was over the scene on mayflower drive, near bridge cheney road. a fire department spokesperson said everyone got out safely. it did suffered heavy damage. won man is in the hospital with critical injuries after a bulldozer accident in brandywine. sky 9 captured this video from the scene along dyson road. that man performed some sort of mechanical work on the bulldozer and a piece of equipment fell on him. we go to the campaign trail where the candidates are getting ready for tomorrow's all important new york primary. >> donald trump that with minority supporters including the apprentice star. he goes into the contest with a little biof
5:14 pm
>> ted cruz spent part of his afternoon in maryland and told supporters he is the parties best shot at beating democratic frontrunner, hillary clinton. >> we are here today because our country is in crisis. because, we are bankrupting our kids and grandkids. our constitutional rights are under assault. because america has receded from leadership in the world and it has made the world a much more dangerous place. >> the senator also noted that today is tax day and he said if he is elected, taxpayers will be filing returns on a postcard. carly fiorina is campaigning for ted cruz at tasty diner in bethesda ahead of maryland's primary next week . she stayed for about an hour, taking pictures and signing autographs and even signing absentee notes for high school en
5:15 pm
and meet her. she said maryland is an important state in the election. >> real and has an important primary on tuesday and i'm in support of ted cruz. marylanders have a chance to elect a real conservative who will do what he says is going to do, beat hillary clinton. early voting is under way for next tuesday's primary election. check out the voters guide on the wusa9 app. hillary clinton will be on the show with stephen colbert tonight, just after wusa9 at 11:00. aide is pouring into ecuador to help from the killer earthquake. the death toll is 272 and is expected to rise. rescuers are looking for possible advisors -- survivors as they sift through debris. search dogs are helping find survivors and bodies. the u.s. military joined in the earthquake relief effort in japan. 42 were killed there
5:16 pm
quakes rocked the country last thursday and sunday, two marine osprey aircraft are delivering aid to remote areas cut off by landslides and bridge damage. the u.s. has major air force common navy and marine bases in japan. tracking beautiful skies and rising temperatures. it was quite the weekend, wasn't it? spectacular. >> today is more like june, but we will take it. let's start with the 3- degree guarantee. we are sweating this a little bit. we went 80 today, which seemed reasonable. how did we do? we will let you know tonight at 11:00. a live look outside on the weather cam, right now, it is 84. that is not good. winds out of the north at nine with two points in the 30s and that is dry air with relative humidity at 20%. it has been cool at night with dry air, cool nights. tonight,
5:17 pm
in the 50s, a beautiful night. bus stop temperatures are 50- 68. that is a big range but that is what it will be between 60 -- between 6:00 and 9:00 a.m. or cool air will move in on wednesday and thursday and when we say cooler, it will be average. still a very pleasant change heading our way wednesday and thursday. futurecast, if you want to walk the dog, temperatures in the 60s. 68 downtown and 64 in gaithersburg and 66 in silver spring. by morning, everyone is in the 50s, to around 60. 55 and la plata and sterling and leesburg and 54 in hagerstown. by 9:00, we are back in the 60s with a few clouds here and there and a very weak cold front will move through and the cool air will not spill in until tomorrow night and wednesday.
5:18 pm
by 1:00, take your lunch outside. notice the arrows. the winds are northwesterly but we will be warm, 80 across the board. by 6:00, we are low to mid-70s and perhaps 80 in fredericks for. 76 in cumberland and 72 in buoy and brockville and 75 in stafford. by 1030 tomorrow night, a wee bit cooler but nothing crazy with temperatures in the 50s and low 60s. for tonight, clear to partly cloudy and everyone in the 50s with wins northwesterly at 10- 15. on the day planner, upper 50s at 7:00and the temps rise. 74 by 11:00 and 80 and full sunshine by 1:00 p.m. the next seven days, cooler on wednesday but average unpleasant tenure 70 with no 70 thursday. showers maybe, but thursday will be
5:19 pm
showers possible on friday, but not heavy on the other good news, they might and before the game starts at 7:00. the nats in town on saturday and sunday with showers late on sunday and low 70s and sunshine on monday and gorgeous, highs around 70. >> thank you. when it's nice here, we are looking at a place where it is not so nice somewhere else. severe and slow-moving storms through texas drenched part of the region. houston is deluged by 16 inches of rain that fell in under 24 hours. >> and man through on a life vest to stay -- to save a stranded horse. emergency evacuations are under way in schools and offices. late details from houston. >> get out of the car! >>reporter: drama unfolded in realtime this morning during a tv news live shot. >> leave
5:20 pm
man to safety after his vehicle was trapped by fast rising floodwaters. >> are you okay? back i'm okay. i had no idea it would be so deep. no idea. >> that is a little baby. >>reporter: more than 1200 water rescues took played -- took place in houston with the mayor telling everyone in a safe place to stay put. >> the best advice i can give you is not leave your homes. stay in your home's. neighbors, check on neighbors. >>reporter: a violent weather service system spurred torrential rain and dangerous lightning that produced these widespread waterlogged scenes around southeast texas. cbs news, houston, texas. flash flood watch as have been issued through tuesday morning for houston, austin, san antonio and as far east as texarkana.
5:21 pm
5:22 pm
know you're budgeted for the expected, and the unexpected. know that at least the process of buying a new home can be clear and simple. know your investments can make retirement closer than you think know. the one word behind all the guidance we provide, tools we create, and services we offer. because when you have insight, you know.
5:23 pm
5:24 pm
way in england. a british airways plane apparently collided with a drone. it happened yesterday as the plane from geneva approached heathrow airport. the aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries. investigators checked out the airbus a320 and determined it was safe to go to the next flight. this will be the first time a british plane has been hit by a drone, if confirmed. by some estimates, one and four women will be sexually assaulted in college. >> it's a number that a group wants to change. for 12 hours, they held an anti- sexual assault rally outside. the goal is to draw attention to the problem and encourage more conversation on campuses. >> campus sexual assault is happening. it's not that it's more frequently, it's that we are talking about it. our work is doing good in the world. >> among the speakers scheduled our two of bill cosby's accusers.
5:25 pm
to fall. the world's leading oil producers failed to reach an agreement to freeze production. aaa said, national, a gallon of regular glasses dash gas -- gas is $2. the highest price of the pump since last november. a woman will replace andrew jackson on the $20 bill, according to cbs news. alexander hamilton's portrait will stay on the $10 bill. the former treasury secretary got a reprieve thanks to the play, hamilton, based on his life. it is just powerful. is expected the announcement will be made later this week. amazon is giving netflix competition with its own streaming service for customers who want to stream movies and shows. it will cost $9 a month and they can skip the $99 prime subscription fee.
5:26 pm
amazon rolled it out after netflix moved its customers to a higher subscription rate. a fast food restaurant where you can customize burgers and fell upon all the fries you can eat? get ready for the mcdonald's of the future with kiosks to personalize your meal. you can host playgroups and children's book readings and hang out in an interactive play room that will apparently feature tabletop video games and light boards. . will the, you are just going for it -- really, you are going for the and less fries. in case you -- in case you missed it, your taxes are due tonight at midnight. you can check out a list of tax day freebies on >> unless you are doing them right now and cursing us and the irs. the cereal bank robber strikes again in northern virginia. >> yes.
5:27 pm
5:28 pm
5:29 pm
the search for missing fairfax county firefighter intensifies today in the shenandoah national park. stephanie gailhard is live in virginia with the latest on the search efforts. >>reporter: the search and rescue teams are combing 10 square miles of the shenandoah national park, right now, searching for nicole mittendorff. today alone, they have spent nine hours looking for her.
5:30 pm
this is a difficult task because the terrain is rocky and steep. >> on the ground and the air, 100 people including state police, volunteers and dogs are searching for nicole mittendorff. >>reporter: today marks day three of the search for the missing fairfax county firefighter. >> it's steep and rocky, probably from skyline drive down to the trailhead is about 2500 vertical drop in elevation. it's very rugged and there are two streams that go down white oak canyon with six waterfalls on the stream. >> investigators started searching saturday night, where nicole's car was discovered abandoned. since then, they widen the search to include four other trails. in this facebook poached, his -- her dad
5:31 pm
her disappearance has everyone baffled and it's been five days since anyone heard from here. people that hike the trails can't help but hear the worst. >> it could be she went someplace. she could have been kidnapped, we don't know. it's been 20 years since we had and the excitement. we had a murder on skyline drive about 20 years ago. two young ladies were killed up there. >>reporter: search and rescue teams are continuing to look for nicole and investigators are sifting through her mini cooper to look for clues. they have found nothing suspicious. the search and rescue crews will be out here looking for nicole until sundown and then they will be back tomorrow morning. live in berryville, stephanie gailhard, wusa9. >> if you know anything about nicole's disappearance or where she could be, call the virginia state police. dc police just police just arrested
5:32 pm
and killed an fbi employee last month. >> they said the victim was caught in the crossfire of a shootout. we have pete live with more. >>reporter: we spoke to the victim's mother and dc police are charging 29-year-old, kelby gordon with second-degree murder for killing a man trying to get to work after visiting his mother. gabriel turner worked as a janitor at the fbi for 15 years and police said the bullets that killed him on march 21 were meant for someone else. his mother told us that she's devastated. >> i had four boys and one girl and now i've got nothing but a daughter. it's not okay. i'm not okay. not at all. >>reporter: they said turner was caught in the middle of an argument who is not a part of in a spokesperson for the fbi
5:33 pm
saddened by turner's death. wusa9. the fbi is on the hunt for serial bank robber in northern virginia. is called the forever loyal bandit and most recently he held up the capital one on leesburg park in falls church on saturday morning. they say he passed a note to the teller indicating he had the gun. you receive the cash and took off and is accused of robbing six banks, and if you know anything that could get police closer to him, you could get $5000 in rewards. are searching for details and a deadly double shooting and prince george's county let happened early sunday morning near route 410. two men were taken to the hospital in critical condition and one did not survive. that is about all they are able to tell us right now. to protest we saw last week
5:34 pm
part of the democracy awakening 2016. activists are calling on congress to protect and expand voting rights and reform the way money influences politics and they want to see congress fill the vacancy on the supreme court. gop leaders indicated they will take no action on merrick garland or any other nominee during the last few months. nearly 40,000 verizon workers remain on strike right now. the work stoppage is already having an impact on customer installations in our area. a company says the installations should resume in the next week or 2. they claim they're striking because verizon wants to freeze pensions, make layoffs easier and rely more on contract workers. verizon said it needs to get a handle on healthcare costs. we are learning more about the moments leading to the deadly amtrak crash earlier this month in chester, pennsylvania. according to and ntsb preliminary report, a backhoe crew s
5:35 pm
different tracks along that corridor and they may have thought the track was temporarily out of service when they were struck by the train. both of those men were killed. 41 others on board the train were injured. after initial denials, the italian president acknowledged another migrant tragedy at sea. >> another 400 migrants, mainly from somalia died while traveling from egypt to italy. in a tweet, doctors without borders said the mediterranean is a mass grave. more than 700 refugees died in a similar incident last year. a guilty plea from johnny depp's wife, an actress, amber heard. she illegally entered australia last year with her pet yorkshire terriers. >> i am truly sorry that the pets were not declared. protecting australia is important. >> the epic battle has been called australia's war on terrier.
5:36 pm
year prison sentence and $100,000 in fines. they don't screw around in australia. why a british ship might not end up with a ridiculous name, despite the overwhelming power of the internet. >> we liked that name. it's fun. . will tell you about it in a minute. a painting of donald trump leads to lawsuits. michael buble firing back after the media had a field day with his picture. if he didn't say anything, we wouldn't be talking about it. this weather is great except for pollen. low pollen and we will talk about if the pollen
5:37 pm
5:38 pm
5:39 pm
let's get to what is trending. death threat send a possible lawsuit over a nude painting of donald trump. >> aren't we all just clamoring to see this thing? u.s. galleries weren't interested in
5:40 pm
america great again portrait. the $1.4 million painting is hanging in a gallery in london. one problem, other than the obvious? trump's man hood is painted a little smaller than he might appreciate. yikes. we are treading the line. the painting was pulled from ebay after someone threatened to sue gore if the painting was sold. someone? i wonder who that someone could be? who is the only person on earth that would have standing to sue. >> sometimes, the power of the internet is not enough to overcome big government. here we go again. boaty mcboat face, the landslide are in an online poll to name of british research vessel. now, a kink. the science minister said the name will likely be something that fits the boats mission and scientific endeavor. apparently,
5:41 pm
doesn't qualify. when pr expert said the research council should stick with the name bodie met boldface, otherwise -- boaty mcboat face. you put yourself out there and you can be trusted. >> there will have to be a contested naming ceremony. >> may be the next carnival cruise liner will be named bodie met boldface. >> axl rose will join ac/dc for the rock or bust world tour that will include postponed u.s. states like those canceled at the verizon center. rose replaces singer brian johnson, was advised to stop touring or risk total hearing loss. >> don't want that. >> yes. michael buble
5:42 pm
comments about his unorthodox style of eating corn on the cob. >> you should've kept his mouth shut. >> i feel him on that. >> if he didn't say anything, we wouldn't be talking about it. now, it is opened up to a new audience. the singer tweeted this is vegetable harassment. what i do with my cob is nobody's business. he's definitely got us. until you are famous and you know somebody is taking her picture and you get caught eating it like that. >> if it was a ploy to get him talking -- to get us talking about him, we are. movie night for nfl fans, look at this. it didn't look like it went as planned. we tell you exactly what happened, later in sports. a day of mental, physical
5:43 pm
5:44 pm
the nra and its campaign cash are what stands between us and gun reform. "searing tragedy struck in a place parents felt their children were safe" chris van hollen met with nra lobbyists to craft a loophole that would let the nra skirt a new campaign finance law and block gun control. but democrat donnaar edwds said "no" to the nra loophole and stood up to the gun lobby. and she would ban assault weapons. democrat donna edwards, maryland's next senator.
5:45 pm
is one of the greatest spectacles in sports. marathon monday, the boston marathon. today, the 100 20th running of the event and the third anniversary of the bombing attacks that killed three people and injured hundreds at
5:46 pm
the latest on the big day. >>reporter: ethiopian runner, atsede baysa and lemi berhayle won the 120th boston marathon, crossing the finish line afternoon. 30,000 other runners followed including boston-area native, lauren cisco. she has run the marathon six years in a row. >> i liked last year's weather. it was called. >> in 2013 she crossed the finish line 90 minutes before the twin bombings killed three people. she admits the experience gave her perspective. >> at the end of the day, it is so much more than your time. it's about the people and the community and my family and friends and the whole community coming together. >>reporter: 1 million spectators lined the marathon route to cheer on the runners from hopkinson to here on boylston street. closer to the finish line, security screening
5:47 pm
presence. >> it makes me feel secure. i was a little nervous. >>reporter: nerves gave way to relief and pain and something better. >> the most incredible thing i've ever done. >>reporter: connor bells and put the 2013 bombings put boston on his bucket list. >> you watched what happened and if you are a runner, you know you need to do it at some point in your life. >>reporter: don champion, cbs 2 is in boston. this is the 50th anniversary of the first woman to finish the boston -- the boston marathon. bobby gibbs had hidden in the starting line for what was at the time a male only race. in june sentencing date is happening for oscar pistorius. >> he appeared after the original conviction was upgraded from the actual charge of manslaughter. athlete known as the blade runner faces a ni
5:48 pm
jail sentence for the ooshting death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. brazil's president, dilma rousseff is accused of tampering with financial records in an effort to win reelection in 2014. >> homeland security is urging all of us to uninstall quicktime on our computers. two bugs could allow hackers to hijack those computers. apple has instructions on uninstalling quicktime on its website. >> what a great week to check out this nice weather. >> not only is the weather going to be great but entrance is free all week long tube parks that normally charge a fee. at some spots, it can be expensive. one place you should check out is the park at fort washington and prince george's county. it looks beautiful. the national park service turns 100 years old this year. we are not quite to that milestone. >>
5:49 pm
day in the rest of the week will be okay but cooler. a live look outside, 84 degrees with the dewpoints in the 30s. relative humidity is 40%. another mild night and beautiful and not is chilly. bus stop temperatures are 50- 86. that is a wide range. that is 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. from the burbs to the downtown area. cold front will go through with the cool air lagging behind it. cool but pleasant on wednesday and temperatures will drop to average levels. at 10:00, temperatures are in the 60s and by morning, mild. 55 in rockville and silver spring and 53 in manassas. by midmorning, back in the 60s with some clouds here and they are. by lunchtime, you can tage -- take
5:50 pm
79 in bowie and 80 in fairfax. tomorrow, temperatures are low to mid-70s with a few clouds and then by tomorrow night cool but nothing crazy. temperatures in the low 50s and 60s as he walked the dog tomorrow night. clear and partly cloudy and breezy and mild. wins northwesterly a 10-15. tomorrow morning, breezy with a quick warm-up. 75 by lunch time and by, partly cloudy and breezy with high temperatures around 80. the day planner looks like this. 59 and low 50s in the burbs. 74 by 11 and 80 degrees by 1:00. the next three days, pleasant on wednesday -- wednesday and low 70s late with showers thursday night and that day
5:51 pm
friday, the nats are in town. some showers are possible on friday and the good news, nothing heavy. also, there's a chance it could and before the game starts at 7:00. great on saturday, near 70 and some showers late in the day and then back to 70 with sunshine next monday. now, wusa9 game on sports with kristen berset, brought to you by xfinity. >> i don't think the flyers could have played a better first period. oh no! a dump in beyond center! >> something we've never seen. we knew it was the capitals night. the question, gundry benefit benefit from the momentum of a 2-0 series into hostile territory? it
5:52 pm
filled honor for the late owner. the capitals have a chance to do something they had never ofne, take a 3-0 lead in a best- -seven series. never in franchise history. the coach said it's more than a post season run. >> i watched how hard it is and you talk to people that have run marathons and how demanding it is. you sort of realize that you put -- guys have been going 82 games and training camp and all that. then, you go to the middle of april and now you are tested. we will do a marathon first and then do a half marathon
5:53 pm
days later. that is really what it is. >> the hard part is during the nfl off-season. the season ticket holders, it is like watching the movie with their family. sounds like a fun night out with the family. they forgot to turn off the automatic sprinklers. this happened at nissan stadium, home of the tennessee titans. the family was enjoying the movie, "minions"." the sprinklers came on. >> they forgot to tell everyone it was also wet t-shirt day. >> thankfully, it lasted under one minute but it was not a nice shock. >> what in the world would happen with that. >> the kids, they were horrified. >> we have to be all wet? >> remember that. >> coming up, the suprem
5:54 pm
president obama's executive actions on immigration and this could impact millions. >> a bus explodes in the heart of jerusalem. israeli police police say it was a bomb. a new test could reduce the use of chemotherapy for early- stage breast cancer patients.
5:55 pm
i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue. so outrageous that president obama said, "pull it down." the obama white house called the ad on chris van hollen and the nra "misleading." the sun says van hollen and president obama have the exact same position. the post praised van hollen as a "leading champion on gun safety," and condemned the edwards ads that "mislead" voters. donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election?
5:56 pm
5:57 pm
possible breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer. study shows a genetic test can spare early-stage breast cancer patients from chemotherapy. >>reporter: diane is a two time early breast cancer survivor and had chemotherapy in 2002 after being diagnosed. >> to have exhaustion that isn't helped by sleep. you get cognitive impairment and are not thinking clearly. >>reporter: 10 years later, doctors found a different type of breast cancer. >> i didn't want to go through chemotherapy again. >>reporter: doctors recommended a test that looks at more than 3000 breast cancer patients and found that many early-stage patients could avoid chemotherapy after surgery. >> women with lie a lot
5:58 pm
biologically low risk tumors, even if it's clinically high risk, don't benefit from chemotherapy. >>reporter: until recently, large tumor or cancer cells in the lymph nodes meant chemotherapy. >> if you have low risk you have just of good an outcome if you don't have chemotherapy compared to those who do get chemotherapy. >>reporter: diane's score was ultralow she had a lumpectomy and radiation and no chemotherapy. she now works to educate others about the disease and is currently cancer-free. cbs news, los angeles. >> the study was presented at the annual meeting for cancer research. >> study last year involved a test that found it accurately identified many women with early stage cancer who can safely skip team -- chemotherapy. protesters convergedon
5:59 pm
considered challenges to the executive at -- executive immigration action. the top presidential contender skipped out on the empire state to campaign in maryland. prince george's county prosecutors say there is no rush to judgment in the case of a man who shot two firefighters. i'm jan jeffcoat. i'm bruce johnson. the first arguments were on president obama's policy that will allow immigrants with american children to live and work in the u.s. without fear of being deported. ellen brian enjoys us to say how they are divided and what this means. lawyers went back and forth for 90 minutes in the supreme court. everyone knows it
6:00 pm
millions of undocumented immigrants. while they debated inside, thousands were outside shutting down the street, rallying to keep their families together. >> millions of undocumented mothers and fathers living in the u.s. said they share one great fear, deportation that could separate them from their children. >> it never leaves your mind. >> they don't need family separate. >> it's a lot of fear. >>reporter: president obama's actions were temporarily reprieved more than 4 million undocumented immigrants. it would let them get a job. [chanting] >>reporter: texas and 25 other states say president obama overstepped his authority and they are suing. >> it goes back to a fundamental principle. one person doesn't have the unilateral authority to change the law to make new laws. >>reporter: the split bench of four conservative and four liberal justices as


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on