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right now at 7:00, hermine is now a hurricane. the category 1 storm is picking up steam and heading for florida's gulf coast where it will likely hit land overnight, the state's governor calling it a life threatening storm, residents told to expect more than a foot of rain and possibly tornadoes. they're already getting pounded with flooding and dangerous surf. good evening. thanks for joining us. i am bruce johnson. hurricane hermine has prompted a tropical storm watch for our beaches along the delmarva. topper shutt is tracking the path. >> right now it's about 60 miles south of apalachicola. we can see big bands. let's call it infrared satellite pictures. the brighter the reds, higher the cloud tops and pretty good circulation over the last
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or seven hours. it did become a category 1 hurricane. it will move to the north and east. right now winds are 75, minimal strength. there are signs that it can increase a little bit before landfall before midnight tonight. gusts are up to 90. hurricane warnings are in effect for the big bend of florida around apalachicola. this is around midnight. it should be on land by midnight. hurricane forced winds occur before landfall. we get into the 7:30 hour tomorrow, about 24 hours from now, still a tropical storm, still inland a little bit of charleston. we advance again, 10:00 saturday morning. the storm is generally just to the west of hatteras. this is a little further south than yesterday's track which is good for us. after that sunday at 9:00, it is no longer a tropical storm, kind of lingering off of the delmarva. by monday, still kind of lingering, almost doesn't move much. some of the models make it do a loop. by tuesday at 7:00 it
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essentially off atlantic city, well out to sea but still crowds and incredible beach erosion will happen because of the duration. that's the problem. tropical storm watches smith point south and across and up the delmarva essentially into all of new england. what about the radar? looking pretty impressive. you can clearly see that's about where the storm is located, bands of heavy rain across much of florida. the good news is it is just north of tampa. access that radar by downloading our app. it is free. you can track the tropics as well. we'll push you alerts. we'll come back and show you what the storm surge can be down there. we're following a developing story out of d.c. police are searching for the shooter who fired at a man and a teen near anacostia senior high school. we are told the teenager is in critical condition. man was hit in the leg and ld
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point. police say the shooting was not related to the school. the teen suspected of stabbing a pregnant woman told police he wasn't ready to be a father and had thought about killing the victim and her unborn child. now dakota brothers is in custody charged with assault and attempted murder. the 19 year old victim told police they had con sensual sex and then he stabbed her in a wooded area of kensington maryland yesterday afternoon. she says brothers is the father of her baby. she's in critical condition. she was six months along but doctors had to perform an emergency c section. the baby girl is in intensive care. a guilty verdict for the man accused of killing his ex girlfriend's child. sesay was convicted of first degree child abuse and other offenses but not murder. 23 year old jalloh
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sesay was babysitting him. the baby died at the hospital. the child's mother was at work. sesay faces up to 55 years in prison. people involved in the head start controversy are out of the program and facing discipline. the county's head start program recently lost some $6.5 million in federal funding after a scathing report accused teachers of abusing and humiliating preschool students. a rash of robberies at a district convenience store pushed one clerk to fight back. police just released this security video. late sunday, a pair of robbers hit the 7-eleven on cedar street. a young man in a cast and a woman barge behind a counter until a clerk comes out with a hammer. the owner says this is the third time the store has been robbed since july. >> he needed to find
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these kids are pretty big in size. they were almost double the size of the guy. he wasn't going to hit them. he was just trying to scare them. >> even so the robbers got away with $200 worth of newports and rolling papers. police ask anyone to come forward with tips. a jogger finds 15 cats and kittens abandoned along the side of a road. a group is working to find homes for the little guys. it's working with montgomery police to find the person who abandoned them. they're offering a $2500 reward tonight. george town university took steps to atone for its slavery sins from almost 200 years ago. in 1938 the school sold 272 slaves down the river to sugar cane plantations in louisiana all to get george town out of debt. today the university president formally apologized and announced the school would
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admission. there is upwards of 15,000 descendents. >> it made me proud to say that george town is trying to make it better. they realized the wrong that was done. they realized that was something that shouldn't have been done and they're trying to rectify it. >> george town university ripped down the names of two buildings which were dedicated to former school presidents involved in the slave trade. they're renaming the buildings after isaac one of the slaves shipped away and the black educator anne marie becraft. lanier leaves on the 16th of the month and days later she starts work as chief of security for all of the national football league. lanier has served for ten years as chief, longer than anybody else. in our one on one interview she reflected on some of the cases that have stayed with her, most involved murdered or missing children
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think professionally and personally has happened? >> i wish we could find her. >> you were looking for a body. >> we were looking for a body. but it's encouraging that we haven't found her because there have been little girls girls as you know that have been found years later. >> are there other cases that stay with you? >> a lot of them. robinson, a 13 year old boy visiting in trinidad, visiting a sick grandmother, mother's only son killed, south apple street, jones. bell. there is a lot. i can go on and on. >> where did you go with that as chief of police, to talk about it, to vent, to
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being a cop? >> nowhere. you just come back to work and you stay committed. you let those things drive you. >> how is the department different now than when you came on board? >> it's a whole different organization. when i first came on, women still weren't really widely accepted in policing. >> it was all male when you first came on for the most part. were you harassed? did you say i can't come back? did you have to keep a lid on it it? did you have somebody to complain to. >> there was a lot of harassment, a different culture, a different environment. there the were times when i felt i have to quit or i am going to fight. i was a single mom. i was not quitting my job. i fought. >> any thoughts on who should replace you? >> i think the mayor has to pick the person she feels comfortable with. i will say that there are a lot of people in mpd that can do this job and do it very well. >> chief
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given the mayor a recommendation on who should replace her. we can't assume it's somebody -- can assume it's somebody in the department. but she stopped short of giving us the name. after break, i go inside the classroom with one of the campaign's most sought after groups. millennials explore hidden trump supporters in a new project. >> painting a soon to be saint. the artist says this mother theresa portrait now at havertys furniture, it's our labor day sale. where you can create the perfect home. from now until september 5th,
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to the race for president, donald trump campaigned in ohio where he predicted victory come november. he stood firm on his promise to build a wall on the southern border and make mexico pay for it. that's now cost him support among campaign advisers. severa
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advisory council have quit the campaign. vicement joe biden -- vice president joe biden stepped in for hillary clinton. biden spoke to union workers in ohio saying trump doesn't care about the working man. campaign records show clinton hauled in 143 million in donations in august, her biggest fund raising month ever. 18 to 50 year olds known as millennials and gen-x, these are the majority of eligible voters in the country surpassing even baby boomers. this is according to pyre search center. you can bet the presidential candidates watch them. here we are teaming up with the school of communication at american university for a project called campaign 2016u. every thursday i am sitting in on a class to hear young people analyze events in this presidential election. today was the first day of
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there undercover donald trump voters, people who might vote for him but are not yet willing to admit it publicly? >> many campuses across the country, even to be a republican at all is shunned. >> do you think the republicans will still vote for him? >> they could still vote for him but they would never be able to say it just because of the backlash they would get. >> fiscal issues more than social. republican millennials can identify more with trump's economic policies than with hillary clinton's. when push comes to shove there is a social stigma in supporting trump but internally there exists this tug of war almost. >> i think people are staying home and there can also be issues in the campaign. i see on my facebook. sa's not socially desired to
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say it's not socially desirable for clinton. >> very interesting. >> what is most socially desirable to say? i don't like either of them. >> you are going to be hearing more from the group of students over the next ten weeks. we invite you to attend class with us. we are streaming campaign 2016u live every thursday morning at 10:00. if you go to our wusa9 app and website you can hear more from the young people on hillary clinton verses barack obama and their level of excitement over campaign 2016 and the candidates. of course we are tracking hurricane hermine. we are also tracking a couple showers. we'll talk about the differences in terms of impact between
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the d.c. area got a sneak peek at saint hood today. you are looking at the unveiling of the official portrait of mother theresa. it was painted by a renowned american artist who has painted every single u.s. president. mother theresa will be declared saint monday at a mass led by pope francis at st. peter's basilica in rome. it took
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complete her likeness. >> every artist dreams of some day creating a piece of art that the viewers react to with emotion, positive, gentle, kind emotion. when your subject matter is mother theresa, that's going to happen. >> the image will be displayed on the facade of st. peters sunday. the knights of columbus commissioned the painting. tracking hurricane hermine. the latest path shows remnants can reach atlantic beaches. they're under a tropical storm watch tonight. this is a look at ocean city from a short time ago. for now it is looking mostly calm but dangerous surf and riptides are possible. >> you are familiar with the shore. we are talking days and days and days of beach erosion. that's going to be one of the biggest problems. the winds will not be a huge problem. you can see winds of 50 at the shore but in the metro area i
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all. the red in the circle is the hurricane force winds or higher. you will in the that moves right across just to the east of apalachicola tonight. this is midnight. we'll stop it. this is all hurricane forced winds. tropical storm force winds extend 180 miles from the center. that is why this circle is so big. that's tropical storm force. by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, some high winds around charleston. the winds can be as high as 60, 65 miles an hour. we get into saturday. now we are talking tropical storm force winds. we can gust from 35 to 40, maybe 50. then it moves out to sea and actually the good news, bad news, it gains strengths in terms of the wind field but the good news is it's offshore. the bad news is it will not move much between monday and tuesday. storm surge. this is a brand new graphic. possible storm surge with hurricane hermine, 10 to 12 feet. that is often
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and often an underestimated threat in addition to heavy rains and flooding and possible tornadoes down there. let's break it down, metro, shore. showers for us verses heavy bands of rain at the shore. winds for us 15 to 25. at the shore, 40 to 50. waves in the bay because the track is further south, one to three feet. three to eight at the shore. i don't think we will have any flooding in the metro area but a lot, massive beach erosion at the shore. a live look outside, it is our live michael and son weather cam. the clouds, we are in and out of the clouds this afternoon. then we had some thunderstorms develop. they're now rolling through parts of the metro area, kind of lapses for you and put the stats on. it got dark here a minute ago. a temperature of 80, winds out of the east and dew points in the upper 60s. most showers are moving through, tightly bunched showers. we'll put this into motion, pretty
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immediate metro area. we will track a couple. these are the east side of 270. this is going to move essentially silver spring to fed ex as we get into the hour. heavy rains are possible. storms end tonight. bus stop temps, 60s and 70s with a nice finish to the week. saturday, we have a yellow weather alert. we'll have 79 by 1:00. tomorrow will be a beautiful day. the showers can be heavy sunday. okay for labor day at least here. nats on 9 and then 90s tuesday, wednesday, thursday next week. >> thanks so much. burgundy and gold have some tough decisions to make. >> a
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game is useless? maybe there could be fewer of them but until that happens that final game is for the bubble players to make a final impression and last night, several members of the burgundy and gold got coaches to take notice. quarterback wasn't great but he was good enough to ask should the red skins keep three quarterbacks. 8 for 18 with a touchdown. 245 yards on the ground, most coming from impressive performances by kelly and practice squad member brown. >> there were a lot of guys that stated their case tonight which i am happy to see. the harder the decisions are, the better your team is. a lot of guys proved their worth as national football players throughout the preseason, training camp, otas. it's going to be hard but we have to do it. >> cuts are saturday. it's a special honor
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something everybody gets a chance to do. it's moments on many people's bucket list. tonight one olympic gold medalist gets to cross that one off. she was already honored at the nats game last week with the spirit award. tonight she's throwing out the first pitch in aberdeen. yes it may not be in front of a major league crowd but she has one up on everybody. she's throwing the pitch to cal ripken junior. >> let's hope helen does better than miss texas usa. we have seen some bad pitches. this one did not go very far. check out this angle, a little to the left and down. was she not practicing in the backyard? >> i guess not. >> you have to practice before you go out there. >> you are an athlete. that's easy for you
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>> one recap. >> great tomorrow. then showers on saturday and showers sunday. the heaviest rain will be lower bay, the delmarva, northern neck. >> that's all for fios is not cable. we're wired differently, which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios. this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in. i know it's in. it's in, but it's not working. i'm sending you a link to the my fios app that going to let me see what you're seeing. really? yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out? oh absolutely. i like that. tech support that lets your technician see the problem over your smartphone. only from fios.
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sharon stone targeted by an obsessed fan. his demands for diamonds and money. we have the bizarre letters from the psych ward. then our "dancing with the stars" predictions after we go inside the rehearsals. >> we are having way too much fun! and the real reason pro mark ballas is not returning. the kiss seen round the world what you don't know about drake and rihanna's new romance. is her new tattoo a nod to the romance. >> someone i've been in love with since i was 22 years old. and the new terminator with arnold's son? a dead ringer for his dad. we have your first look at the incredible remake. >> i'll be back! now for september the 1st, 2016 this is "entertainment tonight." "basic instinct" star sharon stone is fighting back against an alleged stalker he once showed up at her house. >> he's sittin a


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