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miles away in fairfax county. friends say he transferred from south county high school. >> he was quiet. very quiet. very nice. kept to himself. he wasn't one of those kids that was looking for problems. >> reporter: many students at the small school were having a difficult time dealing with the violent death of their classmate. >> knowing you are not going to see that person ever again just -- it is a heartful experience -- hurtful experience. >> the family tells me he had a job, he had worked at the shoppers food warehouse and got a new job at the i-hop. this community devastated. and it is having a vigil tonight in honor of maurice and to support the family. coming up at 7:30 p.m. peggy fox, wusa 9 news. >> thank you. inlice are asking anyone with
call them or call crime stoppers. the man accused of villing a caterer in a -- killing a caterer in a dispute over chairs is out of jail. this happened after the two got into an argument last month over who owned the folding chairs following a wedding. he is under house arrest and monitored with a gps device. a minister spent two years grooming his victim before forcing himself on her at a church event in may. he is charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl. it is possible more victims might come forward because of the suspect's position working with kids. wusa 9's scott broom is live with developments tonight. >> reporter: that is one reason he was ordered by
$300,000 bond. a remarkable figure for this particular predicament he is in. miosecutors are worried he ght try to contact other teens. if he is released. >> reporter: brian worth has a masters degree and the director of youth ministry in rockville since 2009. according to prosecutors during that time he spent two years grooming a teenage girl for abuse. and sexing photos of himself to the girl. on may 20 at a lock in, investigators claim he met a girl in a private area and sexually assaulted her. the victim claims she knew it was all wrong but she felt helpless to resist because the defendant had been so helpful to her in the past investigators wrot
poland the victim told a friend and the information found its way to the pastor who reported it to the archdiocese that notified authorities. the victim's friend provided investigators with copies of text messages between the youth minister and the victim asking to meet her and talking about sex. so according to prosecuteters was a -- prosecutors it was a relationship that went back to middle school . lots of text. lots of e-mails. the suspect becoming more and more involved in the young lady's life till the girl was 16 and the abuse occurred. a two year period of what prosecutors call grooming. the conflicted victim, the girl, telling prosecutors she hates him but she cares for him at the same time. scott broom, wusa 9
>> disturbing. he was immediately fired from st. elizabeth's . police identified the man charged with a shooting. they say the 22-year-old was the one walking long georgia avenue and firing at the same time. after he ignored orders to drop the gun an officer shot him. he now faces a host of charges. the death of a man who died in custody of police has been ruled accidentally. paul gianelo died back in april. investigators say he wandered away from his group. paul gianelo suffered from atism, became -- autism, became bum battive and went into cariac arrest on the way to the hospital. former virginia governor bob mcdonnell will not be tried again on construction charges.
charges and his wife. the couple was convicted of doing favors for a wealthy vitamin executive for $165,000 in gifts and loans. the supreme court said his actions were distasteful but didn't violate federal bribery rules. bob mcdonnell released a statement moments ago in which he said today was a great day and he says i have begun to consider how i might repurpose my life outside outside of elected offices. polls and politics no longer seem that important. another scorcher today . top topper shutt -- topper shutt with the details. >> talk about the forecast for tonight for the game. 93
6:00 p.m., 87 at 8:00 p.m. and 85 heading home. good news is no showers or thunderstorms tonight. temperatures, 96 downtown. 95 frederick. 95 sterling. feels like it is 103 downtown. feels like it is 101 in fredericksburg. and 94 in hagerstown. we will talk about the forecast heat index for tomorrow. 2:00 p.m. tomorrow. 102. good -- good estimate of the heat index tomorrow. maybe not as high as today. 102 fredericks. in the metro area plan on temperatures feeling like 100 degrees. saturday, well not much better. 103. maybe 104 in sterling. we will come back and talk about acronal saturday night. what -- a cold front saturday night, what that means means and if it will be
school shooting that left a female student injured. police in texas say the shooter was a 14-year-old girl who later took her life. investigators are not sure what led up to the shooting. the victim is expected to survive. alfine is 220 miles east of el paso. an officer also got shot accidentally by a marshall at the school. tracking metro, bigger cuts are coming to late night train service all in an effort to make more -- in an effort to make more changes to the tracks. >> reporter: changes, this comes down a 8 hours, just 8 extra hours. all metro wants. but this fight will last months. >> reporter: metro is moving forward with its plan to reduce train service. it is board voted to start public hearings. the goal more
night track work. >> this is to do what we should have din doing. -- been doing. >> reporter: trains already stop at midnight as part of the safety makeover. riders have one word for a cut back in service. >> bad. >> reporter: why is it bad? >> because i want to -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: metro's board chair is floating the newest option. keeps trains running till 3:00 a.m. weekend nights and cut service in the morning. on sundays, trains won't start till noon. he relies on the trails to get home. >> metro is a city. everybody use metro to get around. so hopefully it don't happen. >> the board isn't taking this lightly. he says she not done -- he is not done challenging the idea. this is
public hearings will be set for next month but a final decision isn't due till december. >> metro says changing bus routes could help with cut backs in late night service. turning to campaign 2016, national security issues dominated the talk today. hillary clinton quoting a time magazine article saying isis leaders are cheering for donald trump to win the election. donald trump responded by saying it was hillary clinton who created the islamic state. by voting to support e thwar in iraq. >> hope allah delivers america to trump. >> unleash radical islamic terrorism and made us less safe than ever before. >> democrats tried to deflect criticism of hillary
by releasing an e-mail from colin powell. he says he used a computer hooked up to a phone line to communicate without going through state department servers. gary johnson getting attention because of the high unfavorable ratings for hillary clinton and donald trump but he is running into problems of his own on the campaign trail. >> he was, well, stumped when asked about the situation. >> what would you do if you were elected -- >> what is alepo? >> you are kidding? >> no. >> it is in syria . the epicenter of the refugee crisis. >> got it. got it. >> so after the interview johnson said he was frustrated with himself and said, well, he needs to get
well, following a six day trip to asia president obama is on his way back to washington and there were headlines from the trip. they included being called a vuljure name by the president of the fill phenes and a botched arrive aboard air force one and a lengthy meeting with vladimir putin . president obama did secure a victory, though, when china agreed to a global climate deal. we are just getting started on wusa 9 news at 5:00 p.m. a major scam leads to an early morning raid in virginia. >> nasa sends a craft into space and a mission that could unlock the secrets to the universe. >> after the break, the conclusion to a murder trial that ended with just a k blin
we have breaking news that takes us to ohio now where we are learning about an evacuation at the cincinnati zoo. those are some giraffes in an enclosure there and you can see other folks standing around. this happened after the zoo received a threat that was made over the phone. there are k-9 units over the zoo that are looking also for a report of a suspicious package. they haven't found anything just yet and we will let you know when they give the all clear. a man identified as a killer by the blink of an eye was sentenced to 70 years behind bars today. the first time in maryland and 4 4th nationwide where nonverbal identification was used a
paralyzed from the neck down. he could not speak. but from his hospital bed he was able to identify the shooter by blinking his eyes. >> is this the person that shot you? >> reporter: those blinks helped prosecutors get a conviction in a murder case. he died from his injuries in 2012. the man in the picture is now convicted of murder. >> i wasn't ready for him to go. but i just -- >> reporter: that is the victim's mother. he was at the sentences and remembered how much her son suffered after the shooting. >> he couldn't do anything. i had to do everything for him. [ indiscernible ] >> feed him, bathe him. i am okay with the 70 years because at least he got time to
also at the sentencing. including his mother. >> our hearts go out to the family but we know there is hope. >> he was convicted of first degree murder and more. he can appeal the case. new video tonight that lead to the conviction of an armed robber. this happened last year at a gas station. she the man in the black shirt. he was found guilty last night. he was convicted on two counts that carry 20 years in prison each. the man with the orange shirt over his face is still on the loose. he is set to be sentenced in november. ryan lochte has been banned from competitive swimming for 10 months for the tale about being robbed in rio. turns out he made it all up. ryan lochte will be banned from the 2017 world
the other swimmers are facing suspicions of four months. could an asteroid hold the key to life on earth? that is what scientists are banking on and tonight engineers are launching what they are calling a robotic asteroid hunter. the suv sized craft will spend two years traveling to the asteroid. it will cruise around the surface and reach down and vacuum up soil samples before heading back to earth. this is expected to take 7 years. and cost a billion with a "b" dollars. >> that is not cheap. not bad because -- >> it keeps keeps us -- [ talking at the same time ] >> cool stuff. >> gravel and -- [ talking at the same time ] >> never know. everything costs these days to go in space. it is not easy staff. they do a good
around here, hopefully this is the last -- [ talking at the same time ] >> may be. could be the last -- [ talking at the same time ] >> asking for a reason. >> i know. i know where he is going. you will be fine. sunday it will be comfortable. three degree guarantee. i think we are okay today. [ talking at the same time ] >> i went 97 today. toasty for our fall party outside. 97. we will let you know how we did tonight at 11:00 p.m. live look outside. weather cam. 96 right now. that is good. dew points 70. not comfortable. good news winds are stirring things arm. west, southwest, ging to 82 -- gusting gusting to 22. isolated afternoon storms friday and saturday. best chance of thunderstorms will
cold front rolls through. so late summer heat wave. here we go. 95 for tomorrow. 96 on saturday. then a nice change. 85 sunday. 83 monday. 86 on tuesday. average high now down to 82. okay. on future cast tonight, a few clouds here and there. still toasty. 10:00, still 85 downtown. and 83 in silver spring. 82 fairfax. morning 70s. even the birds holding in the 70s tonight. by mid-morning low 80s with sunshine. lunchtime back in the low 90s again. won't be quite as hot tomorrow but close. 93 by 1:00 p.m. downtown. 90 frederick. cooler cumberland because of more cloud cover. upper 80s. 6:00 p.m. tomorrow low
maybe here and there but i think if you have plans tomorrow night, as long as you don't melt because it is so hot you will be fine in terms of showers. 9:30 p.m. maybe a sprinkle or shower near i-81. now the forecast for the heat index. i didn't think i would have to use this again. 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, feels like 102 downtown. 102 fredericksburg. 101 leesburg. saturday afternoon. okay? 1:00 p.m. feels like 103 in sterling and leesburg. 101 downtown. two more hot days before we see improvement on sunday. 70s to start. 83 by 9:00 a.m. 93 by 1:00 p.m. the same day tomorrow as today. 95 tomorrow. 96 on saturday. and then not as hot on sunday, 85. a few showers early in the morning on sunday.
quickly. not a huge problem. okay. we have perfect weather for the ravens and the nats on sunday. perfect weather for the home opener on monday. 70s. and still nice. mid-80s on tuesday. might hold into the 70s next thursday. straight ahead a playboy model could face charges after body shaming a woman inside of a locker room. >> ford issues a recall and a new device that makes it easy to change out of your bathing suit at the beach. i have it all for you in my consumer alert.
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against a playboy modern for body shaming. dani mathers took a picture of an elderly woman changing at a la fitness. she captioned if i can't unsee this than you can't either before posting it to snap chat. >> there is no question that by her own caption that she intended to shame this woman. >> after the incident dani mathers apologized and said she was new to snap chat and she just meant to send it to one person. >> just mean. >> if charged she could face six months in jail. >> don't do it at all. consumer alert, ford is expanding a recall of problem door latches. this effects several models. the escape, the mustang and the lincoln and this brings the
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neighbors alerted wusa 9 news this morning worried after a bunch of heavily armed federal agents swooped in on a house. >> we sent bruce leshan to figure out what is going on. >> what is going on right now? >> reporter: he could scarcely believe what was going on. police, homeland security and security agents barging into a home. >> came out and people -- army fatigue. >> reporter: neighbors say they heard a loud bang. maybe the door being busted open. and agents barking put your hands in the air. >> a white van and that was full of men that looked like they had just dropped from helicopters
rifles. >> reporter: federal agents arrested three people in northern virginia and another person in chicago when they say all those arrests are connected. we had to come here to an initial appearance for them at the federal courthouse to figure it out. it turned out immigration and -- u.s. immigration and customs enforcement was after a couple who are expected of ramping and entering -- arranging and entering into sham majors to stay in the u.s. agents found heroin and loaded firearms as well as the couple's young child. bruce leshan, wusa 9 news. >> mystery solve. and the judge orded the suspects held till another hearing on tuesday. agents fear they might flee. a slap on the wrist
and killed a woman in the crosswalk in july 2014. today she was acquitted on manslaughter charges. he was found -- she was found guilty on two traffic offenses. each carries a fine of $100. witnesses say she was talking to another passenger and was distracted when she made a turn and hit and kill a woman -- hit and killed a woman. how important is the millennial vote? very. is hillary clinton held to a different standard than donald trump and are americans hooked on political correctness. today at american university. wusa 9's bruce johnson was there. >> reporter: all good questions. every thursday i sit in on the class. and i listen to young people analyze the season. is
said america is too politically correct? >> well, i think it was a deliberate choice when he entered the race to be a candidate who comes out against pc. he knows he was going against a candidate who has been called guarded and filted and calculated and untrustworthy so he can say everything on his mind because people already believe she is too much of the opposite. >> by saying political correctness is awful, you are saying it is okay to offend people, it is okay to say whatever you want that could be extremely hurtful to another person that is not similar to you and so i think it is targeted as his general audience that is uneducated white men. >> not just poorly educated people, it is also educated people who think
should be able to have conversations about hard things about feeling like they need to guard the other people in the conversation. so i think that trump can reach a lot of people this way and it might get people on his side but it could make people say i get what he is saying. i understand why people vote for him. >> he says he is telling it like it is. claims he is tired of being politically correct, but then he flip-flops on the issues and changes his message based on his oddance. >> reporter: some of the people say -- audience. >> reporter: some people say his talk is directed to his base but -- [ indiscernible ] tonight at 7:00 p.m. on wusa 9 news expectations. is hillary clinton being held to a different standard than donald trump, by the media and by you the voters. join us every thursday morning
in class. live streaming it on wusa 9 news app and the website at 10 a.m. in the morning. love for you to weigh in. use #campaign 2016 youth. >> they are seeing both sides of the issue. >> reporter: they are studying the issues, analyzing, very smart and very to the point. they are taking both candidates apart. >> a great sounding board. >> the other thing, good thing, we go directly to the young people. >> thank you. a florida man who piloted a one person gyro copter to the lawn of the u.s. capitol a free man again. he was released from jail after serving three months. he flew the copter through the most restricted air space in the country. and he says he di
protest the big money influence on politics in the u.s. year round schooling in virginia. the governor awarded $7.7 million to 66 schools that hold classes all year long. he says the grant will help to narrow the achievement gap between the richer and poorer school districts and students in the struggling schools do better in classes that are held through the entire year. creepy clown sightings in north and south carolina. a story a lot of you are clicking on. they made clowning a part of our livelihood. the couple says it is upsetting to hear about people impersonating clowns and scaring kids. >> i am angry because what we worked so hard for they are ruin
i don't understand why they would do it. >> they say they are scared to go out in public in costume because they don't know what would happen to them. parties, nursing homes, restaurants, the couple used to have 10 gigs a week. since the creepy clown sighting thing happened the number dropped to zero. still ahead, celebrating 50 years of star trek. we talk to fans at the space museum. >> after the break, protecting the navy. the emergency responders who keep the academy safe. >> good and bad news, low for trees and low for grass. but then high for weed and very high for mold spores. we will come back and talk about the 90s, how long they will last. cold front over the weekend. what that means for
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in tonight's salute to service. the fire and emergency services personnel who protect the united states navy academy. andrea mccarren take us to naval support. >> i was in the united states army. >> reporter: among the men and women who keep the area safe are four military veterans who have already served our country. >> navy. >> i
duty in the navy. >> i am retired air force. 21 years total. >> reporter: training exercises like these are critical. using a prop helicopter, airplane or structure, the firefighters need be ready for anything. >> fun. when we go to help people they call us for a reason. >> reporter: they meet people during their darkest hours. >> to provide them service and assistance gives me a sense of pride and honor. >> at the time it is going on you are just doing your job. the after effect, you are like wow! >> you get to watch people get better. >> reporter: paramedics transport patients with service dogs. >> make sure they are secured. and they ride to the hospital with us. >> reporter: they serve the united states naval academy. keeping the 4,000
every year. a often vips that come by helicopter. >> an opportunity to give back. >> reporter: this impressive fire station honored our lieutenant with a welcome sign and his treats. today we salute them for their life saving work. >> an honor the serve people. >> reporter: andrea mccarren, wusa 9 news. >> not only does the station serve the naval academy they provide support for the surrounding community. if you know any heroes serving our community, just give us a shout on facebook or twitter. trending now, a bank robber chooses jail over his wife. >> okay, then. and a young entrepreneur figures out how to mix alcohol >>d ice cream.
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a treat to tickle your tonsils. two summer treats combined with alcoholic ice cream. >> you did that before you had any -- >> no comment. >> the ceo had to solve a riddle. how do you mix alcohol into the ice cream and still get to freeze. listen. >> the first recipe was a milkshake. which isn't bad. but we wanted it to be a true ice cream. >> she settled on a batch that uses a lot of butter fat and that made it possible for it to freeze. she calls the good for a post break up treat. >> can't eat a lot of that. >> not going
he chose jail over living with his wife at home. >> here is what happened. according to police in kansas city, he rolls into a bank, hands the teller a note, i have a gun. i want your money. teller handed over the cash and instead of taking off, he took the money and sat down in the lobby. he admitted to the crime when a security guard rolled up on him. he said he had an argument with his wife anded he didn't want to be in the -- and said he didn't want to be in the situation anymore. >> i think that is pretty much -- [ talking at the same time ] >> he will get to spend time away from her. now to a video on our wusa 9 news football page, shared around -- facebook page, shared
around the world. >> here is a look. [ music ] >> there is more to this video telling her emotional story. you can watch the rest of it on our wusa 9 news facebook page. it has been viewed 8 million times. take a look. share it with your friends. today is world literacy day and wusa 9's reporter read to elementary school students. and she read lola at the library and it is always special for us to spend time with the young people in our community. one of our favorite things
do. >> absolutely. absolutely. kids are smarter than we give them credit for. 90-degree some day -- degree days in d.c. 5490-degree days. over 2015, 14, 13, 12 and 11. back to 2010. 6790-degree days. that was a record. set back in 1980. the average is 36. we are bell above average. live look outside. still 96. dew point low 7s. winds gusting around 22 miles per hour for the west, southwest. still toasty out. warm and muggy tonight. bus stop temperatures 72 to 84. again that is 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. isolated storms possible tomorrow and again on saturday. tomorrow night best chance of storms is saturday night. saturday night could be dicey. all right. lateme
95 tomorrow. 96 on saturday. and boom, 85 on sunday. 83 opmonday. back to 86 on -- on monday. back to 86 on tuesday. average high is 82. 10:00 p.m. tonight clouds. still upper 80s. or upper 70s to low 80s downtown. morning, clouds, 72. 75 silver spring. 76 buoy. 9:00 low 80s. 1:00 back in the 90s. again a slight chance of isolated thunderstorm tomorrow afternoon and evening. 70s to start. and 89, almost 90 by 11:00 a.m. and 93 by 1:00 p.m. saturday still hot, storms 96. better chance for storms saturday night. and of some showers bleed into sunday. 85. we will take that 85. next 7 days monday great shape. 83. even though we have morning showers on sunday, ravens in
monday night great shape and 80s continue. maybe 70s next thursday. now wusa 9 game on sports brought to you by xfinity. >> crisis averted, that is the word from nats park. >> nats pitcher steven strasburg will not need tommy john surgery and could possibly pitch again this season. frank has more. >> reporter: yeah. everybody is putting on their doctor hat and trying to figure out if he will be healthy enough to return. there is some word this is a month away. he has a pulled muscle in his right forum. last night, with this strain, throwing against the braves. you can see him
pain. here is the thing, no time table from the nats trainer on his return. not just yet. >> i did a lot of praying last night it wouldn't be as serious as everybody was panicking about because how do you get worried about something that you don't know what it is? i mean, i think -- human nature to think the worst of all situations. personally i would like to think the best of most situations. not that other people influence my mind. >> reporter: we will have to wait and see on steven strasburg. but it is not season ending. all right. time for inside pitch on this thursday afternoon. with steven strasburg being out at least a couple weeks other guys got to step up like joe ross who is also on the disabled list. he is
and he could come back soon but dusty baker saying he doesn't want to rush him back either because of what happened to steven strasburg last night. the pitching rotation is right now up in the air for the nationals who are still in first place and take on the phillies at 7:00 p.m. ba to you. >> thank you. coming up at 6:00 p.m. hillary clinton and donald trump step up their attacks against each other after appearing back to back at a commander in chief forum. >> and the american flag that was hoisted among the rubble of the world trade center after the september 11 attacks returns to ground zero. >> up next, the 50th anniversary of
a big milestone for star trek fans. the franchise is turning 50. wusa 9's hillary lane has more from the fans. >> reporter: it is a big day in the galaxy, trekkers are celebrating star trek's big 5- 0. >> i have been a long time fan. >> reporter: long time fans who watched the original show that first aired september 8, 1966. >> i cannot believe i am that old. >> reporter: came here to the smithsonian to visit a model at
show. >> i really got hooked on the fact the show had a hopeful message. >> reporter: one of the main characters, spock, changed her life for the better. >> he is calm. cool, collected. i am the opposite. i think i learned a lot from him. >> reporter: it also helped her flourish socially. >> i made a lot of friends. >> reporter: while the show that later spun off into movies is science fiction the fans are very real. >> everyone is accepted. >> reporter: i had to ask the fans to help me with the salute. >> how do you do it? >> i don't know. i can't do it with this hand. >> reporter: i will just have to leave it up to the experts. >> i can do it. either way. [ laughter ] >> reporter: hillary lane wusa 9 news. >>
tonight they kickoff a special three day celebration of stark trek's anniversary with a showing of the first episode from 1966. it begins at 8:00 p.m. right now at 6:00 p.m. national security issues are dominating the campaign trail after post presidential candidates appeared at a commander in chief forum. >> also coming up the justice department reaches a decision on whether to retry former virginia governor bob mcdonnell on corruption charges and a community comes together to remember a teenager shot down on the front steps of his home. thank you for joining us tonight. >> national security taking center stage on the campaign trail today. last night commander in chief forum created lot of news and controversy. donald trump called vladimir putin vladimir putin a stronger leader than president obama. hillary clinton was once again on the defensive about
mails. garrett haake is covering the fall out. >> reporter: we learned more about how both presidential candidates would treat the most important role. donald trump tried to change the subject but hillary clinton pounced. >> reporter: hillary clinton hammering donald trump with his own words today at a rally in north carolina. >> what would ronald reagan say about a republican nominee who attacks america's generals and he praised on russia's president. >> reporter: donald trump's praise for vladimir putin -- russian president vladimir putin. >> i think under the leadership of president obama and hillary clinton the generals have been reduced to rubble. >> reporter: in cleveland donald trump opened his remarks by arguing he opposed the iraq war before it started. >> i