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>> we have showers that have moved through the ballpark. so we'll zoom in a little bit. we're getting close around the beltway, showers around 50 and as you go up 95 toward ball. notice all shades of green. we'll zoom in more. we had showers in nat park. we'll have showers in and out of pose of the metro area right on through the nighttime hours. showers stay south but won't get too hung up on the location. by 11:00 more showers in manassas. we'll come back. we have not extended our yellow weather alert tomorrow. we'll explain. the emotional survivors who
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george's county fire last night told their story. they were trapped in the basement of a burning structure. that's when a pair of neighbors stepped in. they're taking refuge in a nearby motel. >> reporter: firefighters rescued the family telling their story from a motel room nearby. >> i accepted the fact i was going to die. this was the last time i would see my daughter's face because there were bars on these windows. >> reporter: danielle gray, her daughter and before firefighters arrived -- >> the home was engulfed in smoke. >> reporter: the family realized they were trapped in the basement behind these burglar bars i'm screaming. i said i need help. >> when i heard
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help us -- >> i saw smoke coming from his window eye went to get a sledge hammer. >> reporter: he failed with the sledge hammer but he had a pickup truck and a chain. >> i hooked it up to my truck. >> if he didn't put the chains on those bars to get us out. >> god sent us a blessing. >> i wouldn't look at it as a hero situation but my duty to help people. >> reporter: reporting for wusa9. >> the family is now homeless and they're in need of another rescue. if you can help or know someone who can help, we have information on our website. the man is charged with killing a woman. police were first called for a
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everyone out. they found a woman stabbed to death. >> a little bit chaotic. >> i wasn't expecting this at all. just a very strange situation, a very quiet neighborhood. police are not releasing the name of the victim but sikes has been charged with second-degree-murder. the medical examiner's office confirms that nicole mittendorf committed sue sued. her body was found one mile away from where her car was discovered. peggy fox reports it's postings online that have people outraged. >> like a role model, i admired her. i assumed her coworkers admired her, too. >> reporter: it has stirred questions about
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ridiculing. >> it was pretty raunchy. it was raunchy, offensive, disrespectful. >> reporter: the retired worker jane mckinley said the postings appear to be from fellow firefighters, though they are anonymous. >> it sounded like an environment had been created in the workplace that is completely unacceptable. these are public servants. >> reporter: the postings began not long after mittendorn began her career. mc it's not -- it's not clear if she saw the postings but believes it play lad role in her death. >> if it translated to on the job behavior, sure that would may text someone's state of mind. >> reporter: mckinley wants
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authorities to take action. >> it's so disturbing. it makes me feel differently about the firefighter that is serve my communities. i think that's unacceptable. >> a fairfax county spokesperson said they are providing support to the men and women who are grieving under the challenging circumstances. police are looking for a rapist after a sexual assault in the southeast. a woman was fund unconscious and naked. she was taken to presence george -- prince george's hospital. a mass murderer could be on the loose after seven people were shot and killed execution style in rural ohio. an eighth body was found not far away. the grisly discovery was found in the small community of peebles, 70 mi
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cincinnati. three kids, including a 4 day hold baby and a 6-month-old survived the shooting. police said no arrests have been made. more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of virginia will be eligible to cast ballots it. comes after ri mcauliffe signed a sweeping order restoring the rights. it applies to felons who served their time and completed parole. >> an apparent game changer. candidates are adoesn'ting new lines of attack. craig boswell is at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: ted cruz is driving home his message that donald trump's a liar. >> help doesn't believe -- he doesn't believe anything
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he's not going to deport anyone. >> reporter: trumps own manager paul manafort could be fueling the line of attack. he said the part trump has been playing is evolving and soon they will she a different guy but before trump can evolve, he needs to lock up the nomination. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are both campaigning ahead of next tuesday's primary. craig boswell. there are more than 450 delegates at stake. now to an investigation into the cause of music icon prince's death. the sheriff in carver county, minnesota, said an autopsy
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take days or weeks before the report is released. the sheriff said there are no obvious signs of trauma to the body but would not answer questions about precipitation drugs or overdues -- overdose. >> they responded to pacely park to look for him and found him unresponsible in the elevator. >> the sheriff said the scene has been processed. he said we shouldn't read anything into this. we're back in a minute and a half, but first, the cast of hamilton pays tribute to prince.
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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"
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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. working for us pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. multiple accidents in texas. drivers encountered extremely high water that caused them to lose control. transportation officials said the drain blockages are caused
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it costs the state millions every year to clean up. mandatory evacuations are in effect in southwest houston. some people are ignoringed orders, though. people don't have a place to go or the means to go there. >> i ain't got no money. i got my tv to keep me company. >> when it got to 48, 4 7, it didn't flood then. >> the river is about 10 feet over flood stage. officials said it has to crest and then recede. still ahead, a controversy brewing in prince william county over the name of a middle school plus, president barack obama ways -- weighs in on
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democrat donna edwards knows what it's like to struggle. divorced and without a place to live. raising her son alone. going without health insurance to poout fd on the table. but donna persevered. then she put that strength to work for us. protecting women from domestic violence. taking on the nra. rejecting wall street's cash.
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that's a powerful reason why we do. women vote! is responsible for the content of this advertising. i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message. narrator: an attack ad from the campaign for donna edwards. so untrue.
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geous 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? controversy over change the name of a prince william county has caused a rift. mill
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godwin. the school board has voted to change the name to hampton middle school in on for of 87- year-old philanthropist george hampton, but many are complaining that the decision came without community input. >> the school that help went to was closed down for basically mailing out certificates. it says to our kids, you know what. if you don't want to go to school, send this money away and you can become a doctor, too, instead of going to school working for it. >> wrote a thesis, had my thee spies copyrighted. >> this will cost the area half a million dollars. president obama is in london where he held talks with british prime minister
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whether britain should stay in the european union. >> there's something wrong about asking us to support our democracy in this way when america would not dream in a million years of doing likewise. >> tonight the president and first lady are having dinner at kensington palace. a visit with queen elizabeth was one of the president's first visits. >> reporter: the president's helicopter touched down outside windsor castle just in time for lunch with the queen. president obama almost took the queen's spot in her rang rover
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his mistake. the two head to state and pose for pictures. >> she's an aston knishing person and -- astonishing person and a real jewel to the world. >> reporter: president obama isn't leaving town without taking care of some business. this afternoon he's been meeting with david cameron. recent polls show the president is more popular in britain than at home. the president and first lady started the day at the castle with a queen and duke and ended in the palace with two princes
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and a duchess. >> this will be his last trip while in office. this is the money shot. this is prince george. that's him right there. he's in his bath robe, folks. he just had a bath and he meets the president. what a night. >> isn't that cute? >> okay. some showers rolling through, yellow weather alert. let's start with the three- degree guarantee. big range of temps. we went 74 for national. a live look outside, down to 70. winds out of the south at 11. we'll have radar over the
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hour. the heaviest activity is west of town and west of i-81. look at red right around berkeley spring. also another heavy storm to the north of the border up toward gettysburg -- that will move off to the north and the west. we'll go back to the beltway still dry. if you're on the east side or going over the wilson bridge some showers around old town. they had a couple sprinkles. we could see some move in in the next hour or so. worst case scenario would be a delay. alert for showers and even a thunderstorm pretty much through the night. showers will linger and saturday afternoon and sunday look great. the better of the two days will
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right now futurecast showing them into southern maryland. the low 60s even in the bushes. by 7:00 a couple sprinkles in frederick and hagerstown but still 61 downtown. 57 in fairfax and stafford. by 11:00, a couple showers and we get into the mid-afternoon hours. by 34-bg 3:00 -- 3:00, look at that, it begins to clear to the west. okay. day planner, showers for awhile until 11:00 and drying out. 69 by 1 p.m. beautiful on sunday. cooler tomorrow night if you're having a cookout. 81 on monday. how's. that the next seven days temperatures near 80. 70 on wednesday and 72, an isolated shower on friday and
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nats in town. >> caps trying to end the series. you said they had never lost this season two games in a row. that bodes well for us. >> it does bode well. that's why they have a lot of cfers -- confidence. coming up, we'll hear from this price is so low. trying to make me eat my greens? no, just trying to save you some green. whaaat?! thousands of blue tags. thousands of low prices. my giant.
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welcome back. just over 30 minutes before the puck drops. the players arrived looking relaxed and comfortable. they're playing at a high level. they have not lost back-to-back games all season long. however, the further we get into the series, the harder it is to win. >> he's going to fight to the death. so i think you get a guy on the brirng. and they want to prolong the season. this is pretty tough when you got that person leak
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fans are ready. they're outside the arena with some fans eager for a victory. >> getting ready for game five. what's up, guys. let's go caps. give it to me. i want a prediction. what's going to happen tonight? this series is over, right? >> and it's ending tonight. what do you say to the flyers fans? >> go home. >> flyers and the caps. there you go. back to you. >> josh norman made an official visit to redskins park. now he reportedly
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from 10 teams. nor man could earn between $14 million and $15 million a year. we got the caps game but the nats return home to play minnesota. you can see that on wusa9 starting at 7:00, nats and twins. back out here live at the verizon center. the fans are getting ready to unleash the fury. kristen berset. >> i think the nats game will be played. worst case scenario, a delay. >> have
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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.
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>> pelley: the mysterious death of prince. the autopsy is complete. >> there was nothing at all that indicated an obvious trauma. >> pelley: also tonight, the superstar is mourned and celebrated. >> this morning we played "purple rain" and "delirious," just to get warmed up. >> pelley: eight members of an ohio family have been murdered execution style. the trump persona-- his campaign calls it an act. cruz calls it a lie. and a special kind of love. >> i find anything that can't regulate its own body temperature endearing. >> pelley: steve hartman "on the road." >> should be rivetting.


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