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delores kelley: although we were all one maryland, our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message. well, it has been more than a week since we had any kind of rain for the most part. get ready for a soggy afternoon. thunderstorms are rolling into the region. that triggers today's yellow alert. thank you for joining us for the news at noon. i'm mike hydeck. when are the storms expected to
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weekend? meteorologist melissa nord is tracking what is headed our way. melissa? >> good afternoon to all of you. i think we have multiple rounds of showers mixed in with a few thunderstorms that is in the forecast. and the first line of showers of which is moving into the area right now. i will call it more of an area of light rain. it just started sprinkling out here on the weather terrace in the past couple of minutes and you can see that very light rain now approaching the 95 corridor, and it is going to be a few areas imbedded within that, where it is a little bit more steady. but i want to zoom out and show you what is headed in this direction. until we get this main swirl feature off to the west, that upper level low, moving out of the area, we are still going to be under rounds of showers, and an isolated thunderstorm. and that is going to be for this afternoon, evening, and tonight. so our yellow weather alert is going to continue here, 1:00 p.m. this model is a little bit overdone. but it shows the idea that we are going to have scattered showers and then isolated thunderstorm around your 4:00 p.m.
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i will be timing out when the rain leaves us and check out your evening planner as well. coming up in a few minutes. mike? >> thanks, melissa. we are following some breaking news now out of the glover park section of the district. police are questioning a man about a homicide at an apartment building in the 4,000 block of tun law road. the incident sent are thes rushing rush -- sent residents rushing out of the building. pete has more. >> reporter: police first came to these apartments for a suspicious package call. instead, they found a bloodied body inside. and sent everyone out on the street. >> a little bit chaotic. i have never been close to anything like that before. >> reporter: those living in this building watched from ton law road, as police looked for a suspicious package. they thought it was linked to a murder. on the fifth floor. >> at this time, it appears to be domestic-related. and all parties involved, as far as witnesses are cooperating. >> reporter: police gave few details. they swept the building for
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while they questioned a man. at 9:30, everyone was let back inside. >> i wasn't expecting this at all. it just got very, very strange. a strange situation. it is a quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: police have not released the names of those involved. or if they were related. live in glover park, wusa 9. we are following more breaking news now out of rural ohio. police say multiple people have been shot and killed. this is happening just west of cincinnati. the details right now are sketchy. but police believe they may be investigating several crime scenes. there is no information on whether or not a suspect is in custody. or the possible number of people dead. we will keep a close eye on this and bring you more information as soon as we get it. police have arrested a plan -- a man in the death of a 2- year-old daughter, charged with neglect and involuntary manslaughter. police say fields drove two other children to school
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forgetting there was a little girl in the backseat. they say he climbed back into the car, seven hours later, and found that child unresponsive. he immediately called 911. but it was too late. a family facebook post seems to confirm the body found in shenandoah national park is that of nicole mittendorf. the fairfax county firefighter disappeared last week. and remains of a woman were found yesterday afternoon, about a mile from the white oak canyon parking lot. mittendorf's car was found last saturday night there. police also revealed they found a suicide note in her car. ♪ purple rain. >> still hard to believe he is gone. an autopsy will be performed today in minneapolis, to determine the cause of grammy and oscar winning artist prince. millions of fans around the world are mourning his passing. many still stunned that
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gone. jamie yuccas has the latest from outside prince's paisley park recording studios near minneapolis. >> reporter: the fence outside paisley park studios has ballooned into a memorial as fans pay tribute to prince. >> he touched many, many generations. he touched many cultures. >> reporter: prince's rain over popular music spans four decades and touched almost every genre. >> he wore his sincerity on his sleeve. you could feel it. >> i will miss my friend. >> reporter: sheila e. knew and worked with prince for almost 40 years. >> a gentleman. very funny. and competitive. perfection nist. a genius. >> reporter: an autopsy today will help determine the cause of death. but results will not be known for days. or weeks. the 57-year-old had reportedly been battling the flu. if the mood outside paisley park is somber, it is the exact opposite here osi
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where purple rain s filmed. and all night street party, it will keep on going. more celebrations of prince's life are bran -- planned for tonight d antomorrow. with his death, prince is king of the music charts. his albums dominating the i- tunes top 50 list. christa barnes brought her son to paisley park to create a memory. >> trying to explain to a 3- year-old who prince was, it was not easy so hopefully in time, he will understand the importance of being here today. >> reporter: joining the millions of other fans who remember the music. jamie yuccas, cbs news, minneapolis, minnesota. just one of many impromptu prince dance parties that broke out on the streets around dc and really around the nation last night. entertainment venues set up tributes to prince, like this one, outside the warner theater. >> he was the whole package. he could write,
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he could play like crazy. he was a great guitar player. great arranger. and that is a short list of people. ♪ >> the man you just heard from, that is surf, a dj at the old whfs radio station in dc when prince's first album came out and many stations didn't know whether or not to play prince because his music never fit neatly into a category. that ability though led surf and many other dj's playing his music for decades. if you would like to see more about prince, download our wusa 9 app. we have more reaction and interviews and a lot more about prince's legacy there. coming up on the news at noon, the path to the republican and democratic nominations get more narrow now. it is also changing the tone of at least one of the front- runners. >> and talk about a good pair of neighbors. find out how their quick thinking totally changed how we could have had to report this story.
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but jamie raskin is the only abdemocrat for congress who led the fight for tougher gun laws. only raskin took on the nra to ban military-style assault weapons. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message. 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 donna edsdwar 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. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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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. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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welcome back. two neighbors in a prince george's county neighborhood are being called heros after quick action last night. when they saw smoke and flames, they grabbed a truck and some chains and saved some laws. mikea turner explains what happened next. >> reporter: when the fire broke out, neighbors say a little girl and her parents were trapped in a basement here. it was without second thought, they leaped into action, ripping off the security bars, pulling everybody out to safety. a frightening scene thursday night when this home caught fire next to rick belt's home. belt was sitting quiet on his computer in his dining room, when all of a sudden, he heard loud screams next door. >> when i heard my name called, rick, rick, help us. and i was like okay, now something is going on. >> reporter: belt ran to the front of the home. then the back. and that is when he and his neighbor leon page saw this. >> next thing i know, i saw smoke coming from this window here. so we
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screaming and hollering, someone help us. we can't get out. >> before firefighters arrived, belt and page came up with a game plan. page reached for a sledge hamer to break the bars off the basement window. when that didn't work, belt tied a chain to his truck, which worked. >> and at that point, we got a furniture pad of mine, and we slid them out the window. out the window of the property. >> sea pleasant police showed up to help and police say the fire broke out before 9:30 on the third floor of the three story home. and an unintended flame is to blame. and while neighbors say everything in the home is destroyed, they are glad they were there to help, and everyone got out safe. >> it is just good to have somebody to help you. >> the kind of help this family is thankful for. reporting from prince george's county, mikea turner, wusa 9. >> and neighbors say the homeowner was not there at the time. three adults and one child are in temporary housing now. the damage
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$35,000. we are under a yellow er today. at least for now. hopefully this will clear out by the time the weekend gets here. melissa is up next with the forecast. >> i do have good news. with the weekend. and before we get to the good news, we have to talk about more showers, and a few thunderstorms around here. for the afternoon and evening. i will be timing them out and talk about when the sunshine returns coming up next in the
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welcome back. president obama and the first lady brought their birthday wishes to 90-year-old quen elizabeth in london. they are having lunch with the queen at windsor castle on what will likely be the president's final trip to britain while he is in office. the oldest and longest reigning
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michelle will have dinner at kensington palace with prince william, kate and prince harry. and donald trump sends one of his new lieutenants to the republican national committee meeting to try to build some bridges. what was said there is now giving some fodder to trump's opponents who say the business man is lying to america. greg bosswell has more. >> reporter: donald trump told pennsylvania voters that the system to select the republican presidential nominee is rigged and his opponents are buying delegates. >> with all of that being said, we are winning by a lot. >> reporter: but the people who wrote the rules say the system is fair and trump knows it. trump's new convention manager pout met were manage was dispatched to ease the concerns. >> and trump can win in november he say, because until now, trump has been projecting an image and the part he is playing is
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soon they will see a real guy. >> ted cruz jumped on that, saying all along that trump is not really a republican. >> he doesn't believe everything he is saying. he is just trying to fool gullible voters and he is not going to do any of it. he is not going to build a wall. he is not going to deport anyone. he is telling us, he is lying to us. >> trump is the only republican candidate who can still win the nomination at the voting booth. where as both democrats can still win a majority of delegates. >> hi, how are you? >> hillary clinton's path to the democratic nomination is a lot easier, spending a lot of time in pennsylvania, ahead of tuesday's volt, because it is the biggest prize of the day. bernie sanders is also in the keystone state today. with three events. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. and don't forget, you can find all of the information on the candidates, the sample ballots, and the polling place hours all in one place. download the free wusa 9 app and stay informed throughout th
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families of the 24 workers demanding answers. more than 100 others were hurt in thursday's blast. at the pem ex plant. that company makes chemicals for pcv pipes and other products. the plant has a history of explosion over the past two years. it can't possibly bode well for rio de janiero. two people are killed and a third is missing after part of a bike lane collapse. the lane was built ahead of the summer olympics, not for competition but for the general public. and authorities are trying to figure out why the 50-foot section gave way. the lane followed beach front property and perched on the side of a cliff. local news outlets began questioning how solid the construction was. in montgomery county, where police have arrested a man, for murder. 27-year-old multi-car solia of castle boulevard in castle spring. police say he shot a man named sheldoll
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head last month. williams went to his apantbuy m williams' body was found on a trail near the apartment building. police in wilmington delaware say a 16-year-old student died after being assaulted at howard high school of technology. they say she was attacked inside the women's room, as classes were getting under way. investigators are questioning several other students, and at this point, they do not believe anyone from outside the school was involved in this. a new study of childhood cancer survivors finds their overall health is similar to somebody who is middle aged. researchers at harvard looked at survivors who are now 18 to 29 years old. and they found only 20% reported no chronic conditions afterwards. and childhood cancer survivors often have a higher risk of heart disease, cancer once again, and other chronic health problems, related to their previous surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation treatment.
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system, rather than the virus t cause of flu deaths in older people. that's according to some new research from yale university. the finding could lead to some new strategies when it comes to combatting the illness. 90% of deadly flu cases worldwide are in senior citizens. 78 department stores will be closing their doors for good. sears announced another round of store closings, cutting overhead, with hopes of getting back to turning a profit. 10 sears stores will close, along with 68 k-marts. and none of the closings are in maryland, dc or virginia. and most of the affected stores will be shutting their doors by july. and some liquidation sales will try it to move the merchandise. sales are dropping and sears had a disappointing holiday season as well. the company has already closed 50 stores in recent months. it sure seems like houston are thes just cannot catch a -- residents just cannot catch a break from all of this flooding
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an inch of rain per hour in rai sunday night. less than a week. and a restaurant owner says he is likely to have to shut down business for at least a week. >> how much money do you think you will have lost? >> at least five grand. >> do you think in a week you will love about $5,000? >> yes, sir. easy. >> the losses really are adding up there. close to $2 billion, by one estimate. and in lost business, and as well as damages. now to some pictures that are truly out of this world. is this beautiful or what? footage of a store inflating a giant bubble, taken by the hubble telescope. astronomers named the balloon bubble nebula. 4k video. it is stunning. >> and other times they have been able to get portions of it but not the ole thing and -- whole thing and this is the >>rst time in its entirety.
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and we are talking about the weather . the second half of the day is a lot more unsettled than the first half is. and first alert live doppler. you can see, there is a wide area that is tracking east of a light steady rainfall for the area on first alert live doppler. so yes, your afternoon plans, or evening plans, they are going to be impacted. that's why we have this yellow weather alert out for this afternoon and this evening for that very reason. and right now, the leading edge is just about to i-95 and not quite into prince george's county yet. but it is just giving it a number of 30 minutes or so, and we should finally start to see the showers tracking into places like laurel as well. and light rain right now falling from rockville, northwest corner of dc, some sprinkles outside. most of that steady rain is back to the west, along i-66 toward fairfax and down 395. a few little areas where it is a little more steady, back to the west. and closer to the shenandoah frlley, and also upperville
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and this is all a couple of different rounds. we will be pretty unsettled this afternoon. evening and tonight. and not saying the whole thing is wet but there will be some wet periods and i think this is the wettest period that we are in right now. and we will be in. and i think it is going to break up a little bit, closer to this evening and hopefully there will be some dry times in there, if you're headed out to nationals ballpark to check out the nats this evening. at 7:05. and so yellow weather alert today. we have some showers around, the lunch hour and then we will see some of this starting to break up a little bit closer to this evening. and unfortunately, the showers linger into early tomorrow morning. but it is not going to last long. i do see sunshine in the forecast for tomorrow afternoon. so the first wave, at 4:00 p.m. it is already starting to track from washington points east of that. and then the rest of this afternoon, into this evening, there is going to be more scattered showers, and it starts to pop up, move forecast the south and west and it will be unsettled. with a few areas where it is moderate to hera
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think this is a bit over done in coverage. but it is the general idea that we are going to stay unsettled, this afternoon. and evening. and so it is going to be a good time to keep your wusa 9 app on hand for sure. with it being unsettled. and there is the day planner. it is not a washout. but the rest of this afternoon and this evening, there is going to be time periods where are you going to see wet weather. all right. future cast, starting off tomorrow morning, you will notice some showers lingering early. but then the sunshine comes out tomorrow afternoon. and that kicks off a nice weekend. and look at your day planner for tomorrow. yes, there are some showers around. 10:00 a.m. but into the afternoon, we bring back the sunshine, and that will carry into the second half of the weekend as well. so tomorrow, we are going to be around the low 70s. and around 70 degrees, lots of sunshine for sunday. and warmer monday, and you will notice a couple more showers in the forecast for tuesday. and make sure you keep it on hand this afternoon. this afternoon and evening. if you have plans outdoors.
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i don't believe that big money can buy votes -- not in our district. and i won't claim to have single handily passed just about every bill in annapolis. we can't settle for the same old politics, not when our basic rights are being threatened by trump and cruz. i'll stand up to their bigotry and be a passionate voice for maryland women and families. in tv and in business, i built relationships. as a woman in the house, i'll do the same to get things done. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message.
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delores kelley: although we were all one maryland, our schools weren't treated the same way. narrator: with neighborhoods getting unequal funding for schools, something had to be done for our children. kelley: it didn't matter where chris was from. he knew that we couldn't leave a child having less just because they lived in a region that was poor. joanne benson: he has not just talked about it. he is going to stand tall for all children to succeed. i'm chris van hollen, and i approved this message.
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áhe 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. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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co> welcome back. mingup on wusa 9 news at 5:00 tonight, we are tracking the latest developments in the death of music legend prince. >> also tonight, more fallout over a controversial renaming of a northern virginia school. and don't forget the caps tonight. we are live at verizon center as they try to wrap off the round one playoff serious against the flyers. all that and series against the flyers. all that and more tonight. join lesli foster and adam longo. weather-wise, yellow weather alert continues this affect and this evening. keep the wusa 9 app on hand. we will be dodging showers and thunderstorms as well. and the weekend gets here and the weather changes. and it turns a lot nicer as well. so enjoy the sunshine. >> sounds nice. happy friday. thanu
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the news at noon. she islia nord. i'm mike hydeck. join us back for wusa 9 news at 5:00. have a great day, everybody.
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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. i'll take on the republicans for all of us.
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>> abby: ben, i had one job, one job -- to provide a safe place for our baby to grow. and i was stupid, and i was clumsy, and i-i fell down the stairs, and now our baby is gone. >> stitch: baby, people fall all the time. >> abby: if i hadn't insisted on wearing those heels, if i had just been practical for once in my life, then -- [ sniffles ] then maybe... >> stitch: it was an accident. but you are not to blame. no one is. >> abby: hey, you two! what's going on? [ screams ]

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