Skip to main content

tv   WUSA 9 News at 530pm  CBS  October 30, 2017 5:30pm-5:59pm EDT

5:30 pm
in offshore account. we've also learned george papadopoulos admitted to lying to federal agents about dealings are russians. russians who offered dirt on trump's rival hillary clinton. this directly connects the trump campaign to russian intermediaries. president trump said this was years ago, before manafort was part of the campaign, and added there is no collusion. >> a federal indictment is a formal acquisition against one or more people, charging them with one or more crimes. by law, a federal indictment only be brought by a grand jury, chosen from the community. they hear evidence, and testimony by the prosecutor. the grand jury can ask questions, and subpoena documents, and witnesses on their own. once the grand jury hears
5:31 pm
evidence, it votes to indict, or not indict, based on whether there is possible cause to believe the defendant is guilty. a federal judge can seal that indictment. in theory, going to prevent them from fleeing, or destroying evidence. generally, the indictment unsealed after their arrested, and make their first appearance in court. on our wusa9 app, you can see more about the charges against two senior aides to president trump's campaign. premiums for popular obamacare plans are going up. premiums for the bench mark silver obamacare plan will soar 37% on average for 2018. it means a 27-year-old will pay nearly $5,000 a year on average for that plan. that is it up $2,600 from 2014. the policies co
5:32 pm
become more affordable for many people buying on the exchange. a price spike manies many enrollees will get premium subsidies, so they can now afford gold policies, open enrollment runs through december 15. the metro budget isn't calls for fareincreases or service cuts. it came out today. it asked d.c., maryland, and local governments to pay more next year. $165million more than the current budget. how about what's not being paid for in this latest budget? there's no money allocated for phase 2 of the silver line. there's not going to be any new bus or rail service. there won't be money for a rainy day fund, and no money for pay raises for metro workers. they're going to present the plan to the metro board on thursday. ne
5:33 pm
estate website zillow really got our attention. they've been crunching numbers on what's projected to happen with sea level rise. zillow predicts astounding losses in our region due to climate data. >> zillow is all about real estate values. they don't have any particular axe to grind when it can ups to politics. they're just about dollars and cents, which is why their projections got our attention. rising sea levels will sink as many as 61,000 homes in the next 80 years here in maryland. the cost, about $19 billion. in virginia, it's 44,000 homes. at least $14 billion in losses. if the oceans rise six feet, which zillow reports is a conservative assessment. will it be your house? the national oceanic and atmospheric administration has a very cool interactive map that allows you to see its street level. alexandria not
5:34 pm
ocean city, maryland, the projections are particularly grim. a lot of people don't believe it, but not here in annapolis. >> i've been seeing the tides getting higher. i work at armadillos here. i see the water coming up to our front door, and a lot of times, the water is above the curb, and people can't even get in there. >> about 50 years ago, we were getting about 3.8 days of flooding a year. we're now upwards of 40 plus days of flooding. >> reporter: holding, indicating that people are not ready to embrace zillow's sea rise projections just yet. >> noaa predicts sea level
5:35 pm
see how cheeseburger emojis are sparking controversy online. >> tom brady has revealed what he and giselle will be for halloween. here's a hint. it's tendy, and it's something millennials love, but it's something none of us should care about, but we're going to share it with you. >> still breezy, not as windy as it has been. i think maybe 39, 38 in damascus. certainly in the 30s in cumberland, winchester, and martinsberg. no frost or freeze tonight. we'll come back and talk about how cool it's going to be tomorrow, and the next possible yellow weather alert day.
5:36 pm
m mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. female narrator: what would john adams do to women's health? adams argued before the supreme court to give employers control over your access to birth control.
5:37 pm
block access to affordable contraception for 1.6 million virginia women. and adams opposes abortion even in cases of rape, or incest. john adams: wrong for women's health. wrong for virginia.
5:38 pm
so what have you got sizzling on social media today? it's the burger emoji. sparking apparent controversy online. >> someone pointed
5:39 pm
difference between the apple cheeseburgeremoji, and the google emoji. they're going to drop everything, if people can agree on the correct way to do it. no word on if the emoji has been fixed, but it brings up the question, is there a right way to stack it? how about this? top and bottom. the double cheeseburger. boom. >> did you have one of those before you came in? >> i'd kind of like one. if you see a giant avocado in your neighborhood, it might just be tom brady. the nfl quarterback revealed what he and his wife would be dressing up as year. saying they would be some kind of avocado and toast. look
5:40 pm
a giant avocado costume. it's a mere $60 on amazon. >> we have a halloween guide on wusa9.com/halloween. do it yourself costumes. we're going to show you popular options, and easy ones that won't break the bank. chip and joanna banks might be ending their hit show, easy fixer upper. they're going to houston where they will fix up a home hit by hurricane harvey. >> see his secret to motivating others.
5:41 pm
independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable.
5:42 pm
we are the tv doctors of america, and we may not know much about medicine, but we know a lot about drama. to ridiculous plot twists. (gasping) son? dad! we also know you can avoid drama by getting an annual check-up. so we're partnering with cigna to remind you to go see a real doctor. go, know, and take control of your health. it could save your life. doctor poses! dad! cigna. together, all the way.
5:43 pm
5:44 pm
help continues to arrive in houston, 9 weeks after hurricane harvey made landfall. 72,000 people had to be rescued. right now, people there continue to rebuild after storm. >> two people who went to help those in need, chip and joanna, the stars of hgt v's fixer upper. >> how this is one of their most important projects. >> these boys said hey, let's go to work. i said great, you're speaking my language. joe, on the other hand, got her nails done. >> reporter: descending on the home of doris. an 81-year-old woman. >> we were going to
5:45 pm
rumors. >> reporter: finally feeling a little joy. >> all right. i wasn't expecting this, honey. >> reporter: celebrity design experts, chip and joanna gains are calling the shots, organizing the effort. and exxonmobil employees volunteers their time. >> you have to help everybody get on their feet. you're only as good as the weakest link in the community, and that's what we're about. >> reporter: unity, nine days after doris davis felt completely alone. >> he felt frightened from all of this going on. i really could not move. >> reporter: paralyzed by fear. her grandchildren couldn't reach her, so one posted this to facebook. asking anyone if they'd seen doris at a shelter. rushed her to the hospital for care. soon after, exxon volunteers gutted her home. then realized they had to do more. in ou
5:46 pm
her three chihuahuas can move back in. but two weeks after harvey, a reminder of the work ahead. >> this is going to be better than ever. i just don't want people to forget about what happened here. >> that group, rebuilding together, houston, is a nonprofit working on repair projects at no costs. the group is assessing how to meet that need in a post-harvey landscape. >> good to see people coming together, still trying to help their neighbors after hurricane harvey. >> and still a lot of work to do. around here, we're pulling out coats. >> it was a little windy today. a perfect, almost perfect halloween forecast. it's a live shot. see all the green? just hasn't changed much. it's a little bit of color, but
5:47 pm
week of november downtown. right now, dew points low 30s. it's a pretty dry air mass. winds out of the southwest at 9. i think they're still going to be kind of breezy tonight. maybe 10 to 15. that will keep temperatures up a bit. otherwise, we have to lower the temps. breezy and colder, we'll say30s and 40s. kind of chilly for the kids, but the good news is light winds tomorrow morning at the bus stop. a great day for halloween, cool, but nice. it's going to be in the low 60s tomorrow. we're thinking 48 to 55 for temperatures. 55 if you go out early, right after sunset. and in the 40s, if you stay out a bit longer. warmer by thursday. 62 tomorrow. we dropped down to 55 on wednesday, because of clouds and a northeast flow. only on
5:48 pm
boom, back to 70 on thursday, 70 on friday. generallydry, and back to 59 with more showers on saturday. that's not bad for what will then be november. tonight, at 9:30, 10:00, 49 in leesburg. 48 in gaithersburg. 50 in la plata. by morning, again, it will be chilly to cold. 41 in gaithersburg. looks like it will be 38, 39 in damascus. even colder in leesburg, or culpepper. a sunny start. by 8:30, 9:00, just a few clouds. low 40s. winds again, not a factor. more out of the southwest tomorrow. out of the west-northwest by afternoon. by evening tomorrow, about this time. 56 downtown. still in the 40s in cumberland, and romney. a pretty comfortable day. without the winds, it's going to feel very,
5:49 pm
by late tomorrow night,39 in gaithersburg. 8 in frederick -- 38 in frederick. tonight, clear to partly cloudy. still a little bit breezy. we're going to call it cold. by morning, mostly sunny, with a cold start. i would recommend a jacket. by afternoon, partly cloudy, and cool, with light winds. 58 to 63. winds turn just a little bit west-northwest at 10. 40s to start. 55 by 11:00, then 58 by 1:00. so we're near 60 by 1:00. wednesday, we'll monitor that for a yellow weather alert. damp, chilly. some light showers or drizzle. 55. then we spring right back to 70 on thursday. next seven days, we're 70
5:50 pm
high school football. some showers saturday and sunday. upper 50s, to low 60s. monday, we're nice. sunshine temperature around 70. trick or treating going on around the white house. this is live. nice costumes there, and a pretty nice day with temperatures still in the upper 50s at this hour. so there's a new skipper this town. his name is dave martinez. martinez agrees to a three year deal to become the new manager of the nationals. he's one of the reasons why the nationals haven't won a playoff series yet. he was a bench coach for the cubs. the same team that knocked out the nats in the playoff series this season. i'll explain why martinez may not
5:51 pm
the redskins drop to 3-4. it's not like they're bad. they're just falling apart. diane roberts has more, as we go inside the redskins. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: going into this game, all eyes were on the offensive line, with three of the five starters out with injury. would the guys remaining be able to protect kirk cousins? he was sacked four times, and they didn't like it one bit. >> the guys are just aching to help other team, and our guys. but there's nothing we can do about it. >> i don't like it at all. start off with that. however, kirk is a strong man. and gosh, he's a fighter. so it just makes me want to fight even harder. >> yeah, it sucks man. it's torture. torture, you know. i hate watching from the sideline. i hate watching the game period.
5:52 pm
your teammates. >> reporter: during the game, they lost another starting lineman, sean la vow. that meant only one guy in there regularly protecting kirk cousins. in the end, they lost 33-19. >> just look at the redskins injury report. it's unbelievable. trent williams, ankle. long, knee injury. sherff, also a knee injury. then there's tight end jordan reed, hamstring. defensive lineman broken hand. stefen mcclure, hamstring. that's got to be it, right? nope. oh, yeah. jamison crowder, hamstring. jonathan allen, foot. the he
5:53 pm
would jump for joy if any of these guys could play. >> who is left? >> nobody is left. we'll talk more about it on our podcast, on our facebook page, wusa9.com sports page. it's a ton of injuries, and spinning around on a chair. >> you did good there. we'll talk more later. coming up at 6:00, a federal court blocks the trump administration from changing the government's policy on transgender service members. >> but up next, how a local man is using his unique skills to inspire other people around the world.
5:54 pm
5:55 pm
5:56 pm
5:57 pm
we want you to meet a young man from our area, whose social media following is on fire. what's the secret? >> reporter: joey jet has accomplished more on his skateboard, than many people do in a lifetime. >> what naturally drew me to it was that it was an art, and i was creating, and expressing myself. i started skateboarding when i was 6. by 9, i was ranked a top 10 athlete in maryland, with michael phelps. >> not a small name. >> nope. you may have heard of him. >> reporter: despite the success, joey grew bored with the competition around the age of 10. it wasn't until he was 15, where a friend d
5:58 pm
off his skills. >> we met freshman year, and i pretty much kept badgering him to see him skateboarding. that was just pretty cool. >> reporter: ever since, he's seen his following blow up on the web. he had a chance to travel the world too. >> we've been to japan, england. everywhere. >> reporter: all the while, spreading a message of positivity. >> the values of getting back up. >> reporter: it's lessons like those, he hopes to give for years to come. >> pretty much, just follow your dream. >> reporter: he gives back to the community by doing more than just speeching. he recently released a video called the dream. he plans to raise money to build a skatepark in the memory of jake owen. >> joey jet an
5:59 pm
fundraising event december 2 in baltimore. right now at 6:00. >> there is no evidence that mr. manafort of the trump campaign colluded with the russian government. >> we've been saying from day one, there's no evidence trump collusion. and nothing in the indictment changes that at all. >> two officials for president trump under house arrest tonight. a third is cooperating with a federal probe. all of this after documents were unsealed, and court appearances made in the district this morning. former trump campaign manager, paul manafort is under house arrest tonight, released on $10 million bond. his associate, rick gates, his bond set at $5 million. a third man, trump campaign
6:00 pm
adviser. >> reporter: paul monfort, and rick gates looked a little shell shocked inside the courtroom here, and they had all of 20 words to say. six of those were their first, last, and middle names. the rest were i do, when the judge asked them if they understood what was going on. manafort pulled his visor down, as he drove out of his home. there was no hiding as he turned himself in. after a turbulent five months as head of trump's presidential campaign, the 68-year-old now stands with plotting to hide $12 million paid to him by a pro russian political party in ukraine. the 12 counts against him include conspiracy against the united states. conspiracy to launder money. failure to report foreign bank and financial accounts. president trump tweeted that this was all years ago, and he

10 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on