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who would do something like this? why would they do this and is it like a prank or a joke? >> another noose found in d.c. and people in one neighborhood are uniting and fighting to be seen and heard and stand
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ramirez. >> reporter: the battle cry of the civil rights movement at this rally against hate sunday. >> we cannot tolerate this kind of behavior. >> reporter: it took place across the street from ann beard elementary school right outside the site where a noose was found thursday. this parent told us it forced her to explain this to her kids. >> they're so young, so had he don't really understand the concept of -- so they don't really understand the concept of what is a noose. >> reporter: the sad thing is they aren't even from here. this california family tells us they toured the african american museum of history and culture one day after police discovered a noose inside. they decided to join a relative here. >> it was important to bring our daughters out because like he said, unfortunately things like this, putting a noose up, still happens in 2017. >> reporter: for these community members this is the third noose found in a week, but unlike other locations this is not an area that draws a lot of outsiders. >> it's hard for me to
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middle of d.c., especially this part of d.c. it's really brazen. >> i think that's the scary part is not knowing where it comes from. >> i've talked to the chief of the park police that they are combing through other video and as soon as they have something that's worthwhile to share with the public, they intend to do that. >> reporter: in the meantime southeast d.c. is letting everyone know -- >> we're going to let love shine. we're going to take back our communities. >> reporter: church leaders at the rally announced they are organizing a town hall meeting for this week. they hope to create rapid response teams so that there canning an organized unified response -- there can be an organized unified response from acts of hate being reported in the district from here on out. in out east stephanie ramirez, wusa9 -- in southeast stephanie ramirez, wusa9. >> at plymouth congressional united church of christ at 7 p.m. tuesday is the time of the meeting. in london after the awful terrorist attack british police have arrested 12 people in
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terror attack. seven people were killed by three suspects. 36 people are still in the hospital including one police officer, 21 of them in critical condition. one of the people hurt is an american. their condition right now is unknown. police were able to shoot and kill those suspects. this all started at the london bridge yesterday. the suspect terrorist struck pedestrians on bridge, crashed that van outside a pub in the borough market area, then got out and started stabbing people in several restaurants in front of people who were just horrified. today police said that attack lasted about 10 minutes before they were able to kill those suspects. >> he was stabbing this woman nonstop constantly forever, just stabbing her from every direction. they said one thing. they said, "this is for allah." >> all suspects wore
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suicide vests. one bystander was accidentally shot but is expected to recover. this is the third major attack in britain in the past three months, isis claiming responsibility for it. the uk will hold a home of silence for the victim -- a moment of silence for the victims tuesday morning. it can be hard to hear the grisly details of these attacks. if you're a parent, how much should you tell your kids? our sarah cosmo ran into a family asking just that and she found some answers. >> we feel for them and that we're, you know, we have some solidarity with them. we understand what they're going through. >> reporter: rob smalley and his family woke up this morning to these images on the television, news of another deadly terror attack half a world away. >> there was a taxi driver with the window down shouting at people to run. >> reporter: smalley brought his kids here today to give his condolences and also as a way of talking it through with his kids. >> it's hard to explain it to
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three. i have a 17-year-old that understands a bit more of what's going on and it's harder to explain to him, you know, the mindset of people that would do things like that. >> reporter: here's what experts with the american academy of pediatrics suggest. among the youngest age groups limit graphic pictures. one study after 9/11 showed that young kids can get post- traumatic stress disorder from too much exposure. as for how to talk to kids, be honest. it might seem counter induty, but acknowledging -- counterintuitive, but acknowledging uncertainty can make kids feel more safe and secure. it's advice championed by fred rogers before he died in 2003. >> what children probably need to hear most from us adults is that they can talk with us about anything. >> reporter: rogers also famously encouraged parents and childrens to look for the helpers who rush to the scene of the tragedy. >> because if you look to the helpers, you'll know that there's hopeful. >> reporter: it
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smalley is taking to heart. >> i'm trying to teach them to be aware of their surroundings, to make plans what to do if something does happen, but to continue to live your life. >> reporter: in northwest washington, sarah cosmo, wusa9. [ music ] thank you all so much! [ cheering and applause ] >> manchester, i love you with all my heart. thank you all so much! [ cheering and applause ] >> it was a tearful end there for ariana grande at the benefit concert for the victims of that bomb blast. security was increased. teens lined up early this afternoon outside. >> it's just
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especially when we're coming together to kind of bring some kind of community and unity, especially what happened in manchester only a few week ago, for something to happen -- weeks ago, for something to happen again last night it's just really upsetting. it's really sad. >> 22 people were killed, dozens more injured during last month's bomb blast. grande and other artists performed. the red cross said the concert is expected to raise about $13 million. well, the camera captured this moment during the concert. a policeman skipping around a circle with some people in the crowd. this dance happened right when justin bieber had everyone chanting the word love. in gaithersburg this morning hundreds of people walked to raise awareness for a rare children's disorder. juvenile myositis is an autoimmune disease that attacks cells and tissue. jm affects one to two children every million, mostly girls. people who walked say they want
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better treatment and more research. >> it feels good when you see all these people out here all for a common cause doing something together, it really has a sense of community. >> the goal is to raise $75,000 to fund research and to find a cure. this was the first walk of its kind in our area. five first responders who died on the job were remembered at a special service today by the maryland fire and rescue services memorial foundation. among them charles rick gentlecore. the 52-year-old died on duty at the burtonsville fire department in montgomery county. also remembered charles duffy of fort detrick, christopher hill of prince george's county prince george's county fire and ems and jacob cogsworth of
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in 2014 this young student died. a garden was dedicated to him today. they placed a plaque. mascias just wanted to spread awareness that kids can get cancer and he wanted to fight for funding for a cure. today in potomac, maryland, some 400 kids came together for the 16th annual keen sports festival which can stands -- which stands for kids enjoy exercise now. today participants celebrated the season's end with outdoor activities like obstacle courses, zumba, soccer and face painting and one girl, she even got the chance to try her hand at tv reporting. >> how do you feel about this event? >> it's beautiful. i feel like i'm a part of this family and i'll never
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back. so it's a good feeling. it's a very good feeling. >> i was coloring and i went on the moon bounce. it's really fun out here and i'm having a really good time. >> we have activities at all age levels and it is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. go to and click on volunteer. >> it's a volunteer led organization. it allows children and adults to participate in activities at no charge to their families or caregivers and a special thanks to our guest reporter on that story there, elly macer. she's got a big career ahead of her. do you remember where you left your umbrella? howard bernstein will tell us when we might need it. >> we may need it as soon as tomorrow morning in a few spots, tracking all sorts of showers off to the north in pennsylvania, new york, new vagland, off to the tennessee
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one severe thunderstorm warning in the norfolk area earlier this evening. what i'm watching around here is this stuff in pennsylvania and ohio trying to drift off toward the south while it's moving generally east. it's having a real tough time crossing the mason-dixon line. we'll watch that overnight. one thing we're watching, too it's muggy out. if you haven't been outside, been inside with the ac, the humidity has really jumbled up, still low to mid-70s -- jumped up, still low to mid-70s now, most of us still above the 70- degree mark, so really feeling like summer now. futurecast overnight temperatures aren't dipping below 70 in d.c., mostly cloudy to start. some showers will develop especially south in the morning and some to our north and west. then we'll see in the middle of the day how many of these near leesburg and winchester, but they would be over here as well, how manufacture those will be with us in the middle -- how many of those will be with us in the middle of the day? i think that's the best time for showers and storms and
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tomorrow we'll be probably stuck in the 70s. you may remember a maryland teen barred from her graduation because she's pregnant. well, she finally got her diploma not at her school. >> when most people see a tornado, they go running, not one guy in canada. you've got to see tom went to washington to take on the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about. i was proud to stand with president obama because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the
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and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia that works for everyone. me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump,
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whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia. a couple of sad stories to report out of howard county in maryland. a man is dead tonight after a motorcycle crash in howard county. police say james edward clements crashed his motorcycle sometime saturday night near penn shop and bennett road. they say the 47-year-old apparently tried to ride that motorcycle home after the crash, but he died from his injuries before he got there. his cell phone and motorcycle helmet were found at the crash scene. a single car crash also left a 19-year-old man dead in woodbine, maryland, a few miles away from that motorcycle crash and police there say pierce english crashed his 2000 saturn into a tree after the car left the road on route 94 near
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the germantown, maryland man died there at the scene. police say he was not wearing a seatbelt. we all know marion barry served as mayor of the district of columbia for a total of 16 years. well, now the man once dubbed mayor for life is being remembered in an oral history archives. it makes its debut tomorrow. the archive chronicles barry's 1978 mayoral campaign housed at washington university's gilman library. it contains interviews with dozens of people who worked on the campaign or covered it in the press. i'm sure we know some people here who did that. barry died in november, 2014 at the age of 78. tomorrow d.c. mayor mayor muir yam bowser will -- mayor bowser will gn
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emissions by 80% by the year 2050. several thousand protesters from different groups met in downtown portland, oregon, a pro donald trump free speech rally organized by a conservative group starting earlier in the afternoon. meanwhile a number of community groups organized counter demonstrations to rally against hate and racism. >> we're here to oppose fascism and violence in our community and in the spirit of self- defense. >> we're here for freedom, freedom of speech, freedom to assemble out here to keep people protected from them. we didn't come to look for a fight, but we're prepared for it. >> there were concerns the two groups could get violent with each other. police confiscated numerous homemade weapons, shields and even a slingshot that were illegally brought to the protests. on behalf of the bride and groom and their families, thank you for being here on
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special day of celebration and joy and blessings. >> this was more than just a wedding for a family in wisconsin. debbie nelson's daughter of getting married. unfortunately she's terminally ill. debbie is. so her daughter just got engaged. so planning an entire wedding in a short amount of time really seemed impossible, but with the help of hospital staff and friends, get this, they organized that ceremony in less than a day. >> unbelievably happy and thankful for everything that people did in one day. i'm just blown away. >> people came from everywhere and offered to help. it made this one of the best days in my entire life. >> the couple plans to have a bigger ceremony sometime down the road. all right. we're going to get a check of what's trending on social media and who better to do this with me than the one, the only howard bernstein.
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this is in indiana. >> teams of four pushed their beds as fast as they could down a street. this is always fun to watch if you've ever seen this in person and i have. the event is a fundraiser for kids going to summer camp in the area. this year 12 teams competed and helped raise nearly $4,000. >> a lot of disappointment because i had worked so hard for that and i made one mistake and all my hard work was taken away from me. >> you may remember this woman from a story we did earlier this year. mattie runkle is a senior at the heritage academy in hagerstown. it's a private christian school with a code of conduct that bans students from engaging in sexual activity outside of marriage. she was just days away from walking at graduation. the school told her no because she was pregnant. >> yeah. now her situation got a lot of attention around the country, as you can imagine. the new york times even did a story. >> big thing. >> she never got to walk acro
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yesterday she had her own private graduation ceremony where she got her diploma. the graduation was put on by students life of america, not the school. they gave her a $15,000 scholarship. some things, howard, you have to see to believe. >> i've been looking at this. this i believe is completely real. i verified this as being legit. >> you heard it here. too legit to quit howard said it's legit. okay. someone posted a photo of this guy. he was apparently not going to wait out this tornado. check it out there, yeah. he's just going to keep on mowing that grass. >> i don't get this guy at all. >> this happened last week in alberta, canada. how do you not turn around. >> yeah. >> how on your grind do you need to be? how into what you're doing are you? >> this is one of the most photogenic storms. this is actually a time lapse in that movie. this guy is more concerned about his lawn? we just
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it's not going to happen. >> you're not going to hang out with alberta, canada guy? >> no. can we have talk about the weather here, though. >> that is so awesome looking. weatherwise we had a great weekend and the week will start with some cooler temperatures and a threat for some showers and a few thunderstorms, but 3- degree guarantee time. >> is it? >> it was a warm one. i forecast a high today of 88 degrees. we made 87. so that's pretty good, going 79 tomorrow for my 3-degree guarantee, so a lot cooler, not just 87 here. actually it got to 90 in leesburg, 91 in westminster. we had mid-80s in annapolis, 84 in cambridge, only in the 70s in the mountains, so that was the place to go. we are going to have a cooler start to the week, temperatures tomorrow near 80, 77 thursday, but look at wednesday and thursday. low 70s before we get back above our average friday. we'll warm up over the week
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week, week of the 12th, it's looking hot on the east coast. it's going to be summery around here. another thing that is changed, the moisture has really come back. it's muggy, dew points 60s, 71 on the bay in annapolis, more comfortable north and west in the shenandoah valley, but the humidity is increasing big time with temperatures right now still well in the 70s in many areas. drier air, you got cooler temperatures, raid yatess more. the temperatures there are down -- radiates more. the temperatures there are down in the 60s in winchester, cumberland and martinsburg. outside good looking night at the lincoln memorial, 75, humidity a sticky 79% and south winds at 8 with lots of moisture, still down across areas of the southern plains, deep south, florida. we had a disturbance that missed up to the north today, so we had a really nice day, but we'll see this cloudiness really increase toward morning, a mostly cloudy
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midday into the early -- midday into the early afternoon. right now we're looking at isolated activity once we get to the evening. once the front pushes through looks drier and temperatures in the 70s. the forecast tonight increasing clouds, rather mild, muggy, 65 to 70. tomorrow morning can't rule out a shorer two, more south, 60 -- a shower or two, more south, 60s and 70s. in the afternoon a few showers and storms, mid- to upper 70s. tuesday 77. wednesday isolated showers, 72. if you look at thursday and friday, well, we'll dry out and start to warm up, friday 82. we've got the nats on 9 this saturday 12:05 first pitch, 85. sunday looks very warm and
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children who have gone missing in the last few days and if you have any info, of course, call 911. this first picture here, 16- year-old elijah douglas was last seen thursday on juliette street in southwest d.c. he's about 5' 9, black hair and brown eyes. in northwest d.c. angela escobar is 16 years old last seen on 14th street on thursday. she's about 5' 2 inches tall with brown hair and eyes. this is jacqueline lassie, 16 years old last seen on morse street in northeast d.c. she's about 5' 5, dark brown hair, brown eyes last seen wearing black pants, a black shirt and black shoes. kierra green was last seen in southeast and went missing thursday, about 5' 3, black hair, brown eyes, wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and black sweater. this is marissa lee last seen in southwest d.c. around
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i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the burden of student debt and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia that works for everyone. now wusa9 game on sports with frank hanrahan brought to you by xfinity. >> i picked cleveland to win the nba finals and i looked like a moron. golden state looks unbeatable. 2nd half doors were blown down and warriors take down the defending champion cleveland cavaliers 132-113. it was only a three-point game at halftime
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me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam,aught and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight.
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as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting him bring his hate into virginia.
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this is game on overtime. >> right center. >> he's a national for now and bryce larger was back from suspension -- harper was back from suspension as the first place nationals look to win the rubber game in their series in oakland. >> game two nba finals, do we have to hit the snooze button again or could cleveland at least even things up or make it a little more interesting against golden state? >> we have what we call queens gate when queen elizabeth came to campus in 1957. >> we look at university of maryland's rich athletic archives, all that and of plenty more -- all that and plenty more on game on overtime. [ cheering and applause ]


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