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Nov 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
. it's been like this all night. 73% of the presents reporting george allen slightly in the lead over tim kaine. we're watching those northern virginia counties being countedment we know a lot of those will probably end up in tim kaine's column. >> let's move over to maryland now, where ben cardin is easily winning reelection tonight. also tonight, you can see he won handily there, 58% of the vote to 25% of the vote. >> in the house house district 6 race, roscoe barlet fighting for his seat. after it was redrawn, the check there to john delaney, the democrat now. it looks like the redrawing worked in the democrat's favor, as was planned. >> marylanders also voting on several ballot measures, including the gaming expansion. 52% in favor, 48% against. just a short time ago, we saw this reversed. clearly, this is still a close one. >> the other controversial issue on the ballot, same-sex marriage. we have 24% of the precincts reporting. both of these taking a good amount of time for us to get results in. >> and another hot issue in maryland, of course, maryland's version of the dream act
FOX
Aug 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> we're working several big stories tonight, a prince george's county police officer killed in a crash, another injured, what caused the accident and who police are now looking for. >> plus a close call for a local couple. we'll hear from the homeowners who were inside when a bus smashed into their home. >> way, for parents in fairfax county after a 5-year-old girl was taken from a playground and sexually assaulted. >>> but we begin tonight with breaking news in prince george's county. police have identified the officer who was killed in a deadly crash on interstate 95 today. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm laura evans. >> i'm brian bolter. police say two officers were following a suspicious car when their cruiser ran off the highway into day. one was killed, the other hospitalized. -- into a ditch. one was killed, the other hospitalized. fox 5's bob barnard has the latest tonight. >> reporter: we learned the officer riding in the passenger seat has been treated and released from prince george's hospital tonight. that is the good news. the sad
FOX
Mar 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
over the trayvon martin case. also tonight, one of george zimmerman's friends says you don't know the whole story. it is a fox 5 exclusive. >>> passengers on board this jet blue flight forced to take down the plane's pilot. you have to hear what he was telling them that forced an emergency landing. >> and his injuries so horrible, he is barely left the house in 15 years. tonight, a face transplant like the world has never seen before is giving a local man his life back. >> but we begin tonight with new developments in the trayvon martin case. thanks for joining us, i'm laura evans. >> and i'm brian bolter. members of congress are rallying around them. wisdom martin was there. wisdom. >> reporter: trayvon martin's parents have been getting support from rallies all over the nation, now they are getting support from members of congress. they were in washington, d.c. this afternoon meeting with congressional leaders to discuss several things that went wrong in this shooting. the parents of florida teen, trayvon martin in washington, d.c., flanked by members of congress. it was a show
FOX
Nov 15, 2010 10:00pm EST
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> the scandal locking prince george's county expands tonight. first county executive jack johnson and his wife, now police officers and big time business owners all under arrest and facing corruption charges and the feds say this isn't over yet. good evening, everyone. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. one massive corruption session of four years in the making. >> here's what we know right now. nine people arrested today including three police officers and a well known business owner. the charges involve smuggling across state lines and protection for drug dealers. >> and the fbi confirms those arrests are connected to a sting that took down county executive jack johnson and his wife friday. they're facing corruption charges. >> tonight county leadership is reeling and the feds say more arrests are coming. we have a network of reporters on this story. fox 5's wisdom martin starts us off in the newsroom. >> according to the u.s. attorney, today's arrest is connected to a series of investigations stemming from the jack johnson case. the polic
FOX
Feb 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
uva murder trial deciding the fate of convicted killer, george huguely, at this moment. >> we can tell you they found him guilty of second-degree murder three hours ago. huguely was found guilty of grand larceny. he faces up to 60 years in prison. >> right now, the jury has just returned to the courtroom and our fox 5's paul wagner who is ready to go live with the very latest this evening has put down his microphone, headed back inside. the jury now giving its recommendation to the judge on the sentence for george huguely. he faces from 5 to 40 years for second-degree murder. he has a grand larceny conviction as well, which has to be factored into the equation. the judge in this case can in fact lower the sentence, but cannot raise it. this is simply a recommendation to the judge. doesn't mean it necessarily sticks. >> and as soon as paul gets that information and passes it back on to us, we will give you an update and let you know. here's a live picture outside of the courthouse in charlottesville, virginia. as you can see, there are a number of media personnel standing around ou
FOX
Jun 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
would be led by john van taft, law professor at george washington university. in a moment he'll tell us why he's willing to take this one on, but let me first set the staining for the conversation tonight. turns out about -- stage for the conversation tonight. turns out about 90% of all students across the country who live in campus housing live in co-ed dorms. so catholic's change of heart here really bucks the trend. >> reporter: juan is a catholic university grad -- one is a catholic university graduate student. the other just dropped out. they're connected not just to students, but as roommates. >> it was a guy lash girl thing. it didn't go -- a guy/girl thing. i didn't go up to the girls floor as much. >> reporter: if we were just starting a catholic university, part of the class of 2015, they'd be the first in two decades to only live in same sex dorms, a move they believe is long. >> to live in a community you have to learn to live with different types of people and boys and girls and getting along with different sexes is part of socialization. >> there's a good amount of free
FOX
Apr 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> let's go out to the county borders, prince george's and the district and howard and frederick and let's put up a little addition to the sign drunk drivers welcome, montgomery county, because that's what we just heard. >> coffay pleaded guilty in november for the crash that killed three and injured one. the five friends were driving from one party to another when coffay crashed into a telephone pole and three trees killing john hoover, spencer datt and haeley mcguire. coffay left his dead and dying friends at the scene and was eventually arrested three hours later. later. >> our kids did make a mistake for getting into that car. they paid for their mistake while kevin coffay gets a slap on the wrist. >> before the judges handed down the sentence coffay said not a day goes by that i haven't felt overwhelming emotions of guilt and shame for my actions that night. his mother said his actions weren't intentional and maliciousen and his sister urged the judges -- malicious and his sister urged the judges not to take another future and lock it in cage for 20 years. prosecutors can't appe
FOX
Feb 19, 2011 10:00pm EST
southern prince george's county now where firefighters have been on the run all day long. right now, the fear of a hot spot that could reignite is a big concern. in fact, out-of-state firefighters are on hand helping, too. matt akland has more from outside of clinton, maryland. >> reporter: firefighters on this part of the county, the southern part of prince george's county closed through the clip ton area have been very busy throughout the day. about 20 structures have caught on fire. this wind is really causing a huge problem. to give you an example, it's hard to see behind me but it was burning earlier today and sparks from that fire actually blew across this major road over to that house and caught the rear of that home on fire. it's been impossible to control. the wind has been the fire's best friend today and the worst enemy for the residents who live in this community. many of them evacuated. >> it is very scary. >> reporter: gina ball watches the flames and smoke get just too close to her home. across the field, firefighters use a bull doze en to build a -- a bulldozer to bu
FOX
Aug 9, 2009 10:00pm EDT
 . >>> how is this for an incentive to buy a new home? prince george's county offering big money to first time home buyers. we're talking 10s of thousands of dollars. so why all the generous moments? well, when it comes to counties, few were hit harder than prince george's county. >> yeah and when it comes to getting those homes, they're offering incentives for those ready to buy. mcintosh the buy. tisha thompson has more. >> reporter: she is looking forward to this house. thompson wants to spend about 280,000. if she buys a foreclosed house here in upper marlboro, the prince george's county government will give her roughly 19,000. >> i don't know how it gets any better than that. >> reporter: the realtor says it is called the down payment on your dream program. qualified buyers must buy a foreclosed house and use one to 2000 of their own money. in return, they get up to $20,000. they never have to pay back if they live in the house for 10 years. frederick says it is essentially a down payment. and when coupled with the $8000 tax credit and structured loans just for people
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
attends prince georges county public school called akakikan academy. >>reporter: it happened friday about noon time. here's what wee been able to piece together. the 14 year-old victim had interaction with a student in gym class. she said no problem at all. a short time later she claims he came out of nowhere and pummelled her. >> what goes through your head when you see these pictures? >> i just want to cry. i'm just speechless, you know, this is daddy's little girl here. >> reporter: looking at photos of their daughter's injuries brings back the memories of last friday. carl and michelle washington say it's a day they'll never forget when 14-year-old savanna, an 8th grade student here at akn academy was beat to the point of unconsciousness on campus by a fellow student. >> it was a knot on top of this eye that went down a little and under here it was a knot, and i had a knot on my forehead and my nose was swollen around here. >> reporter: her attacker, a 15-year-old boy who she describes as being more than 6 feet tall. an hour before punches started flying, savanna says something
FOX
Jul 15, 2013 10:00pm EDT
begin tonight with breaking news. a large section of prince george's county may not have water for several days because of a problem with the watt main. thanks for joining us. i'm brian bolter. >> and i'm shawn yancey. tens of thousands could be affected. if you see down on the bottom right-hand side of your picture the area highlighted in red shows where the customers could be affected. fox 5 maureen umeh is live with the latest. >> a very serious information for parts of southern prince george county where a pipeline appears to be failing. officials detected it friday. the message to residents tonight is pretty much symptom small start stocking up on water now. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> we know how the pipe break was detected or was detected, where is this pipe located and what's the plan to pick it? >> the pipe is located just inside the beltway inside of the parkway and forest road and we're having to build a throwed get to the pipe in a very wooded area. we're building a road to get in there so we can get our equipment in and that's going to take un
FOX
Jun 21, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> brian, back inside. >>> a prince george's county boy in critical condition after a near drowning in upper marlboro. sky fox over the scene shortly after the incident. police say the nine-year-old jumped into a pool and hit his heads. they say the boy was rescued from the water taken to southern maryland hospital center in serious condition. new tonight out of prince william county where police can r. keeping an eye out for four younger men who attacked an older manselling ice cream. we spoke to the victim at the scene of the crime. bob. >> reporter: brian, we're keeping the ice cream man's identity a secret. he is the victim of a brutal crime. the young man who beat him still on the loose. he's just out of the hospital and nursing some nasty wounds. a bloodied eye, six stitches in his nose, a cut-up elbow, attacked and beaten by four teenagers, while selling frozen fruit bars from his tiny cart on this street in manassas tuesday afternoon. >> one subject that punched me in the face. when i fell the other subject started kicking me in the face. i yelled and several bystanders came
FOX
Nov 17, 2010 10:00pm EST
got a tip from a fox 5 viewer to take a look at what's really going on inside prince georges county office of human relations commission. it's a small agency, less than a dozen employees, but what we uncovered prompted the county to take immediate action. it's the middle of the work day, 2:00 on a wednesday, and james greer is trying to sell us a house. >> only thing he did, put new carpet upstairs. >> reporter: we found the listing for this town house online and called greer, the agent selling the property. >> we're trying to keep track of all these. >> yeah yeah yeah. >> reporter: here's the thing, greer does not realize the guy holding the flip camera is a fox 5 photographer, or that we've been investigating him for two months, because this is not his full-time job. greer works for the prince georges county government making $106,000 a year as the deputy director of the office of human relations commission, the county agency charged with investigating discrimination complaints. >> hope i'm not pulling you away for anything too important. >> don't worry about it, i just work for t
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
received more than 60% of the white vote in the election, the same as george h.w. bush did who won with more than 300 electoral vote, but romney well short of that did not win. what does this mean to the gop as we're starting to see the map change, more diversity here in the united states? >> well, absolutely. lindsey graham, the republican senator from south carolina said his own party is doomed unless they realize that they just can't be a constituency of white males. 20 years ago the electorate, the turnout, was 90% white. it's now 74% and hispanics and african americans and asians have gravitated almost 90 or 80% to the democratic party and so politics is addition. it's not subtraction and it seems to me that if the rep party presents itself as a country club and doesn't allow everybody in, their political future is doomed. >> the other thing that seemed to doom the gop this time around were the social issues, women's rights to marriage equality. do you think they need to lean more to the middle? >> well, i would think that they don't want to talk about those issues and they ha
FOX
Jun 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
prince georges county. police are telling passengers what they can do to stay safe on metro. our report released earlier this year found the top form of dangerous stations are all in prince georgesfox 5's wisdom mas monitoring metro for us live. wisdom. >> reporter: here at the metro station, several weeks ago, there was an armed carjacking early in the morning right here in the parking lot, and to some metro passengers, that's just how dangerous it can be when it comes to using metro. prince georges county police say they are aware of those concerns and are ready to step up their efforts to make sure that the passengers are safe. it's no secret that traveling on metro in this area can be a frightening experience for passengers. >> every day you deal with teenagers making noise. they allow profanity, cursing, fighting. >> reporter: prince georges county police are hoping to get a handle on crime on metro as part of operation blue tie. police teamed up with metro transit police to work every metro station in the county. the mission is to greet passengers getting on and off the train with
FOX
Dec 16, 2010 10:00pm EST
of places. it's been a bit slower for them to get to the side roads. prince george's county started off with about 150 or so trucks this morning. they quickly called in another 100 or so. all those crews are now on 12- hour shifts trying to stay ahead of the ice that threaten to make the morning commute a mess. out on the major roads we spotted few problems but some drivers told us they still found a patch or two of ice and they're worried about what the morning commute will bring. >> i'm afraid that, you know, there's going to be some black ice out there. people are going to be slipping and sliding. >> even though the main roads are clear, they're wet. so i'm scared overnight as people stop driving that they'll freeze. >> reporter: in prince george's county there are some 250 trucks out on the road clearing and salting. the light snowfall was the least of their problems. >> the trouble actually has been ice throughout the day because the temperatures are so cold the pavement temperatures have not risen above 22 today and when they're that cold, whatever falls, snow or anything, is
FOX
Jul 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> but we begin with a developing story in prince george's county, an underground metro train derailment that happened just as the evening rush got underway causing commuter chaos. the effects of the accident will be felt all weekend long. good evening. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm laura evans. metro says three train cars jumped the tracks near the west hyattsville station on the green line. question now, did the extreme heat play a role? fox 5's audrey barnes is monitoring metro live in hyattsville with more. >> reporter: green line service between hyattsville and -- between ft. totten and the prince gorge's plaza has been suspended while the accident is investigated. they'll run buss to take people where they need to go -- buses to take people where they need to go. this fan shaft was essentially an escape hatch for the 55 passengers on the cars that derailed. it was the only way to get them out. firefighters in full turnout gear had too go in after them. >> metro held -- to go in after them. >> metro held the people on the train. metro shut off the electricity on the rail and o
FOX
May 17, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. medical documents, crime scene photos and pictures of a bloody george zimmerman that fateful february night released hours ago. fox 5's laura evans working this one now. >> after months of debating what really happened this very detailed, very thick report made public today is giving us a clear picture of the moments surrounding the shooting. also tonight we are seeing for the very first time trayvon martin's final moments. take a look. these are surveillance pictures here from a convenience store. police say that right there is 17-year-old martin buying an iced tea and skittles just minutes before the confrontation that ultimately led to his death. new pictures released by sanford police show for the first time george zimmerman's injuries the night he says he shot trayvon martin in self- defense. a bloody back of the head, injuries to the front of zimmerman's face, a swollen nose that police said appeared to be broken. crime scene photos taken following the february 26th shooting outside the sanford, florida gated community shows shell casings, a cell phone and flashlight on
FOX
Sep 14, 2010 10:00pm EDT
we'll pass them to you. >> let's get to maryland to the prince georges race. jackson versus baker, you can see baker has 46% of the votes to michael jackson's 37%, dean coming in at 13%. only 24% of the precincts reporting there. >>> to the race for governor in the state of maryland, we are talking about the democratic primary, o'maly won the nomination with 89% of the votes. >> no surprise there with o'maley bringing in the democratic ticket. it is a rematch from four years ago, urich has won the nomination for governor of maryland with 78% of the vote. >>> we're following the race for us senate in maryland. barbara mccolski incumbant handily winning that one with 84% of the votes. >>> the fox5 news team covering every angle of this primary tonight. we're going to start with wisdom martin, live at vincent gray's headquarters tonight. wisdom, i know we have no numbers, but how's it going. >> reporter: vincent gray has been doing campaigning. he's been out campaigning all day long, continuing to get his message out there, that he's the man this city has to change, he's the man bringing
FOX
Jul 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
>>> our top stories at 10, a violent weekend across the d.c. area, especially in prince georges county, where two separate shootings leave two men in critical condition and another man dead. >> trains on all five lines forced to come to a halt this afternoon after a computer glitch. >> and virginia is the place to be for politicians this weekend. not only is president obama making his rounds on the campaign trail but governors are in across the country. i'm maureen umeh. we begin in prince georges county where police are investigating a shooting death. and it happened at an apartment complex. audrey barnes has more. >> reporter: that complex is packed with people all the of the time. the sound of gun fire sent dozens flooding into the court yard area. when police arrived, they found an adult male dead in the hallway of one of the buildings. he might have been shot inside an apartment, the hallway was as far as he made it afterward and other than, that police don't have much to go on. >> and there is no suspect information. as can you see, there is a lot of people that are out an
FOX
Feb 10, 2012 10:00pm EST
. back out here we'll show you this tops off a very violent week here in prince george's county. two high school students shot and killed. tonight police say they do not know if those two cases are confirmed. there's no indication they are connected in any way, but again a very silent week here that this tops off and they are now trying to get to the bottom of what happened here. >>> also new tonight in northern virginia a frightening robbery spree in the franconia area. men wearing ski masks targeted four different people in the course of an hour. fox 5's maureen umeh working that one in the newsroom now. >> the victims were alone when targeted usually right outside their homes. so far no one has been seriously hurt, but police fear it could be a matter of time. 20-year-old fred alba is still shaken by what happened to him thursday night. he had just pulled into his driveway on the 6300 block of dana avenue in springfield where he said three men wearing black hooded sweat shirts rushed up on him demanding money. >> they come rushing me with guns saying give me all you got. the only
FOX
Jun 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> george allen tries to regain the virginia senate seat he lost in 2006. what are the voters saying? we'll have the latest from the polls. >> also a 74-year-old d.c. man remains in the hospital after a horrible dog attack, how neighbors jumped in to help save the man. >> but first chaos at a local high school graduation, rain forcing the ceremony inside leaving some parents outside missing their child's milestone moment. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. some parents are outraged after they say they were shut out of their child's graduation ceremony from beleau high school. it got so heated police had to cool things down. >> fox 5's karen gray houston joins us from the newsroom. you were there. what happened? >> it was a fairly boisterous situation. graduation was supposed to be on the football field at beleau, but the venue was changed to the nearby temple of praise church indoors due to rain, so a lot of angry parents missed out on a once in a lifetime chance to see their kids graduate and they were really mad.
FOX
Aug 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
george's county and montgomery county may have individual schools closed. >> the trouble is the power outages. tonight thousands are still in the dark. >> pepco reporting more than 31,000 customers, dominion, virginia 5,500 plus, put pge more than 150,000 customers in five local counties. crews are working around the clock. we'll start tonight with fox 5's will thomas in prince george's county. will? >> reporter: good evening. we're in capitol heights where a cluster of homes have no power, about 20 homes. neighbors know pepco officials are probably watching, so they would watch me to mention canada street. pepco tells me it's got about 1,300 personnel in the field overall working 16 hour shifts. when you subtract support personnel, we're talking about 1,000 people actually turning wrenches. it's enough generator power to turn on a light and tv. >> i had to cook on the grill last night. >> reporter: but for the hawkins family the last couple days have felt more like a camping trip right here at home in capitol heights. >> very frustrating. two small children, no entertainment. it's ex
FOX
Sep 23, 2011 10:00pm EDT
streets. this afternoon prince george's county police say they got their man. 33-year-old stephan pittman was arrested in temple hills ending a troubling ordeal for the nfl player. >> vince young's agent reached out to us, to the prince george's county police, saying that there had been a number of victims and that they had tried with various police departments to get someone to pay attention to this. we did. >> reporter: prince george's county police communications director julie parker says there may be other victims, but so far pittman is only charged in the case of a 30-year-old woman who met on facebook and duped out of more than $2,000. >> she handed over $2,500 to him believing that he was vince young and that he would in turn give her a job opportunity with the vince young foundation. >> reporter: investigators searched pittman's home in ft. washington before arresting him in temple hills. he'll be extradited to d.c. to face those fraud charges. >> this is an ongoing investigation, not done yet. there could be more charges to come. >> reporter: now besides getting victims
FOX
Aug 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
noticeable absentees from the convention, roscoe bartlett and george allen. i know they have tough races at home. does ha perhaps have something to do with it -- that perhaps have something to do with it? >> it has everything to do with. it roscoe bartlett is in a district that is now majority democratic because it was redistricted. he has an opponent who has a lot of money and bartlett is really the underdog in that race and i don't think i with the republican label wants to be too attached to what is a partisan effort which is a convention, a political party convention. when it comes to george allen, that's a dead heat against tim kaine and i think george allen thinks it's better to spend time in the commonwealth campaigning raising money and also trying to appeal to people who are not either republicans or democrats but who are independents. >> let me ask you this. perhaps in an effort to change perceptions, the rnc is rolling out a congressional nominee from utah named mia love. what can you tell us about her and the strategy here? >> yeah. she's a speaker tomorrow. she's what you wo
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Apr 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
george's county casino changed a bit. we're breaking down the biggest issues on the assembly's last day. >> and gingrich makes a grim statement about the state of his campaign. stay with us, we are just getting started on this easter sunday night.    >>> maryland's general assembly is scheduled to close tomorrow night. lawmakers have to try to break a stalemate to pass a budget before the deadline. also, a bill to build a casino in prince george's county with some guide lines. let's bring in robert mcartny, metro columnist for the "washington post." good to see you. thanks for coming in. let's start with the budget stalemate. where do things stand? >> the main question is how to raise the income tax. they've decided they're going to raise the tax in order to keep funding high for schools and avoid spending on health care and other social programs. there's a difference between the house's version and the senate. basically the house, i think there will definitely be an increase in rates for people with the highest income. basically individuals earning more than $100,
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Jun 24, 2011 10:00pm EDT
rush hour. >>> but we begin with the prince george's county corruption scandal. thanks for joining us tonight. every shawn yancy. >> i'm wisdom martin in for brian. all of this is in regard to the investigation of leslie johnson's husband former county executive jack johnson. joining us now to give us some is insight into this is tom fitzgerald. what's the latest? >> back in november was when the fbi raided the johnson's home and authorities famously revealed johnson had hid thousands of dollars in her undergarment. it was only a couple weeks ago that jack johnson pleaded guilty to the corruption charges and next week we are learning sheila johnson is set to do the same. >> reporter: it is a stunning fall for one of maryland's political power couples. next thursday at 10 a.m. in u.s. district court in greenbelt prince george's county council member leslie johnson will plead guilty to federal obstruction of justice charges. >> i voted for him and her, too and i'm really shocked. the politicians we trust so much would let us down like that. >> reporter: when the couple was arrested l
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Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
conditions are justified. >>> now to a serious competition. marched madness continues and george mason was red march madness continues and george mason was ready to shock the college basketball world today. >> would the patriots' dreams become reality or would the nation's best team give the patriots a reality check? we're talking sports in our next segment. >>> if you're a t-mobile customer, your chances of getting an iphone might have changed today with news of a merger. >> and not a bad way to start off the first day of spring, gwen. >> absolutely, plenty of sunshine, but things are changing in my forecast. stay tuned. we'll have the workweek in a bit ahead. >>> is there a new oil sheen forming in the gulf of mexico today? stay with us. much more news ahead on the 10:00 this sunday night.  ♪ [ male announcer ] nature valley sweet & salty nut bars... they're made from whole roasted nuts and dipped in creamy peanut butter... ♪ ...making your craving for a sweet & salty bar... ♪ ...irresistible. by nature valley. ♪ >>> a flashback here five years ago to george mason. it
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Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
seat showdown. george allen and tim kaine face off. >>> but we begin tonight with those tumbling temperatures outside. thanks for joining us tonight, everyone. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. hard to believe it was 80 degrees on saturday. if you stepped out tonight, need to bundle out. that's not all. a few areas are getting showers. sue palka in the weather center with the latest. how low will it again? >> tell you. what the suburbs are already -- go? >> tell you what. the suburbs are already down in the low 40s. this is more typical for the end of november. our high temperature today was only 55, the coolest we've been since way back in late april. let me show you where the showers are. it's nothing like last night, but as we get in a little closer here out toward the leesburg area and reston you've got some very light sprinkles even through the great falls area. this is not anything real heavy, but we'll keep a few showers in the forecast overnight. the real story, though, is the cold. check out these high temperatures today. it has been a while and yes, it is a huge adj
FOX
Feb 17, 2011 10:00pm EST
prince george's counties couldn't get through to 911 on the verizon network that night. montgomery county police want answers, too. >> verizon is committed to notifying our emergency communications center whenever there is a disruption to their service to our center and that did not happen that night. so it's very important to us to find out what happened, take steps to ensure that it will not happen again. >> reporter: we were also not able to get a response from verizon tonight, but we could have the results of that fcc investigation as early as the next few days. >> and what about prince george's county? is. >> reporter: we're told they had problems that night, too and a couple glitches on another couple occasions. the new county executive sent a letter to verizon asking for an explanation we're told a couple weeks ago and tonight they tell me they are still waiting for a response. >> roz plater reporting for us tonight. if you've recently had problems with 911, we'd like to hear from you. e-mail us your stories at my fox d.c. at foxtv.com. >>> now to a developing story in laure
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Mar 14, 2010 10:00pm EDT
: further north near arlington it is the bike path along the george washington parkway that is hit with debris and water. >> didn't seem like it rained that much, but wow. >> reporter: ducks are moving in and bikers and runners are moving up to drier ground. >> and this is over here -- as you can see it is pretty substantial. >> reporter: were you surprised by it? >> yeah, i mean it cuts into the trail run a bit. >> reporter: but if you really want to see debris check out this park in oldtown. there is some gorgeous pieces here along with all the other trash. >> so that one is a keeper. >> reporter: you know what they say? one person's trash is another one's treasure. and for alison, a glass artist she says she has hit the jackpot here for drift wood. >> normally i drive out to get wood and then drag it back. and today it is all right here on the shore right next to the factory. so life is good. i have gotten a lot of terrific pieces. >> reporter: now back here live its starting to drizzle again and they have one more high tide still to make it through. and this is the one they believe
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Mar 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
shows george zimmerman being taken out of a police car, walked into a building the hours after the shooting. if you look closely, you can see zimmerman does not appear bloody nor injured. the video comes the same night trayvon was honored here in washington d.c. fox 5's wisdom martin was there. >> there's been a lot of talk about zimmerman's claims of self-defense and those injuries. tonight reverend al sharpton who was with the family says they found out there is no proof of any injuries from a fight and all this comes as the family continues their search for justice. the parents of trayvon martin, tracy and sybrina, continue their journey for justice in washington d.c. tonight they were recognized at an event hosted by politic 365. >> we started off fighting for justice for trayvon. we realize now that it's a bigger picture now. >> members of congress once again showing their support for the family and pledging they will continue to fight for justice. >> this is a very tough uphill battle. our struggle continues. >> it's been more than 30 days since their 17-year-old son trayvon
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Sep 8, 2011 10:00pm EDT
district, southeastern montgomery, western prince george's, falls church, arlington, charles and northwestern st. mary's counties you have flash flood warnings physical 12:30. this has had a great impact on -- until 12:30. this has had a great impact on the region and with more rain coming down from our south we have to watch the next several hours. have to show you these rain totals doppler estimates but charles county has been clobbered with 15.7 inches of rain estimated. we have seen ground truth of that. had a call of alexandria, 11 inches reported by monica peek. near the london town area 10 inches, around alexandria again doppler estimates 11.6 inches. we slide into montgomery county heavy rain up there 6 to 8 inches and on up to howard, baltimore, prince george's county 9 and 10-inch rain amounts. this is staggering in a twoen day period and a flash flood -- in a two-day period and a flash flood watch remains until 2 a.m. for the entire area. we'll keep an eye on what's coming out of the south, but needless to say east of 95 fredericksburg south it's coming up in that dire
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Dec 9, 2011 10:00pm EST
leslie johnson asked for probation today in greenbelt. the judge said no. the former prince george's county council member was ordered to serve time in prison. fox 5's john henrehan has this story. >> reporter: according to federal prosecutors, former prince george's county executive jack johnson was corrupt for the entire eight year period he had the top job in the county shaking down developers and contractors for big money. leslie johnson, his wife, told a federal judge at her sentencing hearing i did not know anything about the criminal conduct that my husband engaged in. prosecutors call that claim ludicrous noting that as fbi agents were banging at the door leslie johnson flushed a $100,000 developer's check down the toilet and conspired with her husband on an intercepted phone call to hide $80,000 in cash. >> you got the cash? >> uh-huh. >> okay. put it in your bra or something like that and walk out of there. >> reporter: leslie johnson's attorney characterized the 80,000 in cash that was in the basement of their home as household emergency money. on the fourth floor of the f
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Nov 14, 2010 10:00pm EST
a duffel way. and prince george's county executive jack john -- duffel bag. >>> and prince george's county executive jack johnson essentially a prisoner in his own home ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device after being arrested. johnson is allowed to leave for work and is expected to show up tomorrow morning. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. the arrest went down friday. johnson and his wife were cuffed and led away from their mitchellville home by federal agents. right now they're charged with felony witness and evidence tampering in an ongoing federal corruption investigation. >> fox 5's karen gray houston spoke with a member of the council who is also working with the incoming county executives. >> reporter: it say virtual state of siege at the jack johnson home in -- it is a virtual state of siege at the jack johnson home in mitchellville. an unidentified man sitting in one of the cars in the driveway said he was a friend of the county executive. we attempted to see if johnson had anything to say. >> get off the property. >> reporter: can i t
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Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm EST
hours in prince georges county. now five people are under arrest for the murder of after 15-year-old student. >>> we're going to begin tonight with breaking news. a child is dead after a family is run over by their own car in prince georges county. happened just before 8:00 tonight on the 600 block of audrey lane. father exited his vehicle with his two young children, left the engine running and that's when the car ran into gear and ran over the family. both children taken to the hospital. a three-year-old pronounced dead. a two-year-old right now in critical condition. the father treated at the scene. we'll have a reporter on the scene. we'll update you in a few minutes. >>> now to more breaking news. a huge fire on germantown road, you can see the damage. the building is a catering company warehouse. it's next to the electrical substation. so far, no reports of any injuries and no word on a cause. >>> and now to the arrest in a murder of a maryland teenager. he was killed over a pair of shoes. >> one of three in the last 48 hours across prince georges county. let's begin with will
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May 24, 2010 10:00pm EDT
smallwood produced pornography on his cell phone using a child he may have met on his prince georges county bus route. bob barnard is live to start us off. >> reporter: shawn, federal investigators say the key evidence in this case was found at this convenience store near andrews air force base. it's a tiny cell phone memory card like this one that officials say the suspect meant to get rid of but accidentally left at the checkout counter. scott alexander smallwood is 27 years old charges with producing child pornography. he's a prince georges county school bus driver. since 2005, accused by federal investigators of sexually explicit conduct with a 7-year-old boy. and videotaping the sex acts with his cell phone. the victim apparently told investigators smallwood was his night bus driver. >> the prince georges county public school system takes this matter very seriously. our intent each day is to protect our young people, all of our students here in prince georges county. >> reporter: smallwood was arrested last friday at this, the school district's bus depot in brandywine. >> i thou
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Feb 17, 2012 10:00pm EST
until tomorrow. one of the witnesses who did testify today told the jury george huguely and yeardley love were holding hands at a social function the night before she died. fox 5's paul wagner reports. >> reporter: there was no sound on the tape, just the images of george huguely and yeardley love socializing with others at the off campus bar boylan heights. it's surveillance tape obtained by police turned over to the defense. huguely's aunt was there that night with two of her towers and standing in the well of the court -- daughters and standing in the well of the court with a laser pointer she described who was who and what they were doing. only the video could see the video as his aunt said there's georgie holding hands with yardley. it was around midnight may 1st, 2010, the day after huguely told love in an angry e-mail i should have killed you and the day before he's accused of attacking her. a total of five witnesses were called to the stand. two of them young women who testified seeing yeardley love and george huguely in an argument in the days leading up to the murder. one o
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Sep 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
military but found something more interesting at george washington university. it was international studies. >> he came down here and it just seemed like everything was now fitting together and this is what he wanted to do. >> reporter: casey just started grad school at george washington in august. friday night around 2:30 in the morning he met two friends at the mcdonald's on m street, but trouble was already there. >> pat arrived and three guys started to put some taunts towards pat's friend and to pat, eventually to pat. so some barbs went back and forth. >> reporter: witnesses told miss three men got into a verbal at -- police three men got into a verbal altercation with patrick and after they left one of the friends sucker punched patrick in the face. >> he went down hard, hit the sidewalk and suffered a massive head injury. >> reporter: casey was taken to the hospital where he he spent days fighting for his life. tuesday night he died from his injuries. >> we thought when he was in afghanistan, we thought that was the way he would end his life. this is worse. i don't know. >>
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Jul 15, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to a clerk's head in prince george's county right in the middle of the day. the dangerous robber still on the run tonight and police need your help tracking him down. fox 5's roz plater is working this one tonight. roz? >> reporter: laura, you won't get a good look at the robber's face but you will hear his voice. the mannerisms, his hair, his clothing, enough that people will know exactly who he is. 4:30 the afternoon of july 7 at this oxon hill gas station in a very busy intersection, the robber walks in. surveillance tape shows he waits till the coast is clear and rather methodically springs into action. >> pulls the gun from his waist band, sets it up, wraps it in a shirt and then displays it right up to the clerk. as you'll see, he puts it right to the clerk's head. >> reporter: it's clear the clerk with a gun to his head is terrifed. the robber asks and gets the second cash drawer. >> the clerks did the right thing. they saw the threat. complied with his demands. handed over the funds, no fuss, no muss. >> reporter: but workers tell us the whole thing has left them terrifed
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Mar 8, 2011 10:00pm EST
go back to when he was as young as 6 years old. school officials in prince george's county at one time diagnosed wanson as emotionally disturbed. the prince george's county state's attorney says they worked very hard to get this case involving wheeling out of juvenile court. >> this is a difficult and arduous process. the only way we could obtain justice for ms. wheeling we believe was to waive mr. wanson up to adult it court where the sanctions -- adult court where the sanctions matched the crime. >> reporter: wanson was sent to chilltonham in 2009. remaining four count involve the breaking and entering incident in 2009. in that case wanson broke into a woman's home and stabbed her in her sleep. no trial date has been set. wanson does face life in prison and this marks a first. wanson is now the youngest ever juvenile charged as an adult in prince george's county. >> what fallout, if any, has there been from the murders? >> reporter: several staff members were fired for failing to follow protocols at the time of wheeling's death. a report by a watchdog group juvenile justice moni
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Feb 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
call us at 202-895-3000. >>> a news alert out of maryland tonight, two prince george's county police officers have been suspended pending an investigation into a police involved shooting in brentwood last friday. the officers say they thought two people were about to rob a convenience store and confronted them. one allegedly tried to hit an. is both took off running. when officers -- an officer. both took off running. when officers caught up with one, a gun was fired. video evidence has now surfaced that does not support the original story. the state's attorney's office has been asked to amend the charges. both officers are suspended. >>> one person is dead after this chain reaction crash in prince george's county after 6:00 tonight along oxon hill road in ft. washington air. a chevy yukon caused the five- car pileup. one of them flipped over. the driver of that car died at the scene. four others went to the hospital with life threatening injuries. the suv may have crossed the double line. investigators are looking into whether speed or alcohol was a factor. >>> d.c. government worke
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Jul 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
are venting their frustrations. >> and a fox news exclusive, george zimmerman speaking out, the man who killed trayvon martin talks about the shooting and his life since then in his first television interview. ew. >>> we begin tonight with more is up storms and the aftermath. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm laura evans. torrential rainfall and strong winds flooded some streets and toppled trees and power lines, a few thousand people still without power now in maryland and d.c. and pepco is reporting just over 3,000 outages at this hour, bg and e has 353 customers in the dark in our area. >> we begin our storm coverage tonight with fox 5's will thomas in a northwest d.c. neighborhood hit hard by flooding for the second time in two weeks, will. >> reporter: you can see some of the evidence of the flooding here on the sidewalk along rhode island avenue. check this out. duane will pan down. it's dirt and debris that's washed up and a lot of these folks have been out here all day long cleaning up not only their own homes, but the sidewalks, the gutters. th
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Dec 7, 2009 10:00pm EST
this doesn't include the district, prince george's county, howard county or fairfax. it does include montgomery and parts of other areas. we'll watch this freezing rain, when it is raining aloft. the water freezes with the contact on ground when it is at 32. wearwe worry about the freezing rain, the ice, it will be a big blizzard from about kansas all the way up into the western great lake states. and it is the same system that you see coming out of the los angeles area right now and moving into the southwest. so it will be an important player. what you see here on radar up to the north, that is the system. we know it will be very cold overnight. temperatures aralready in the 30s here. 41 degrees in the district, and it will be a very cold start for us in the morning. with lots of places near 30. but it is tomorrow night as the storm system impacts us. there could be a period of time that we really need to nail down with new information that will come in. brian, i will tell you who i think needs to watch for the accumulation and the ice. >>> you can learn more on myfoxdc.com for more
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Jun 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
professionals. >>> alcohol delivered right to your front door in prince george's county, it's been happening more than 60 years. only a handful of stores do it, but more stores want in. fox 5's john henrehan has details on today's liquor board hearing. >> reporter: there are 150 liquor stores in prince george's county, maryland. only about six of them have taken advantage of a 1947 law that allows home delivery of beer, wine or spirits. a relatively new store is asking the liquor board for permission to begin home deliveries. so the board is now contemplating rules for that. >> what we're trying to do is put a structure around this right so that when it's done, it's done in a way that there's a trail, an audit trail. >> reporter: the proposed new regulation for home delivery of alcohol would require identification proving the recipient is over the age of 21. some county residents worry about the safety of liquor delivery. >> and you know about the pizza delivery guy who was killed for a pizza and $13. now that was for pizza. >> reporter: retired d.c. police lieutenant sam doyle who
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Oct 7, 2013 10:00pm EDT
case, now reopened. >> scott? >> thank you, will. prince george county bus driver charged robbing several banks in the county police say 47-year-old queen was wanted for three separate bank hold ups. first two happened last months in glen. the third one happened on friday in seven isen. employees were able to get her been plate number and officers over and they arrested her. of tonight queen still employed with printed george county school district. they are waiting for results of the criminal investigation no word tonight if she still in jail. >> we heading into week number two government shut down can there still no end sight. earlier today m. president bam stopped by fema headquarters southwest. he says 86% of kneel workers were furloughed last week. 200 were brought back to deal with tropical storm karen working without pay. the president now calling on speaker john boehner to hold vote on spending bill to reopen government. but says boehner refusing. i have said from the start of the year, that i am happy to talk to representatives about anything. related to budget. >> i mean
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Aug 18, 2010 10:00pm EDT
road, and eastern avenue on the d.c. prince georges county line. officials say look, historically, this is where they see the flash flooding, this is where they go to make the rescues and areas we should all avoid in heavy rain like this morning. shawn. >> thank you. >>> those trees uprooted from an earlier battle with stormy weather. firefighters quickly put out a fire that erupted this morning. no one was hurt. >>> take a look at what happened to this tree in northwest. it toppled over in the storm and took down some power lines. pepco crews repaired the lines and got the lights back on. >>> thought maybe you heard this one before, some people still waiting for the power to come back on tonight. pepco is reporting about 2500 customers in the dark, most in d.c.. here's one of the reasons why, a huge tree came crashing down on ingamar place in d.c. bringing wires down with it. crews had to cut the tree away from the wires to get the new wires up to get the power flowing again. >>> take a look outside, the worst is behind us, a little bit of fog. sue palka is in the weather center
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Mar 13, 2011 10:00pm EDT
nit. more on the terps' trouble. george mason, and georgetown, at large town from the big east. on the georgetown campus, the faithful gathered to watch the news. they're a sixth seed and will face the winner of southern california and bcu. georgetown will play friday in chicago, and today the coach was asked if he was happy being a sixth seed. >> i think at this time of year, the matchups are so much more important than the numbers. and the 6th seed fair in i probably had us going anywhere 6, 7, 8 or 9, and all of it may have been fair. >> out of the south lands conference, and alabama state, winners of the southwestern athletic conference -- [ applause ] george mason, patriots. >> more celebration in fairfax, virginia. they'll take on villa nova. the at large bid for mason, their first since 2006, when the patriots became the darlings of the tournament, making it all the way to the final four. >> it's a very different feeling than i had in '06 where all the experts were saying we weren't going to get in. now all the experts -- and they were wrong. now all the experts are saying,
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Jun 3, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> now to an unthinkable crime in prince george's county. the victim a mother and her child. the suspect a dc police officer. the 20-year-old woman was found dead last night in a park in maryland. her 1-year-old daughter's body was discovered in a car about a mile away. tonight the child's father dc police officer richmond phillips sits in a jail cell as the victims' family and friends try to cope with the tragic chain of events. we go live to prince george's county. >> reporter: tonight a very emotional night and night filled with anger here in the area where those bodies were found as the family returned here for a candle light vigil. now, the mother started off this candle light vigil with a march to the area where her daughter's body was found. as you just mentioned today a police officer was arrested in connection with the murder of the 20-year-old mother and her daughter. the two were reported missing earlier this week. and then thursday they were found near the hillcrest community center. now, the woman was found dead with trauma to the body. her 1-year-old daughter jaylin
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Apr 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> we are also following more breaking news, this time in prince georges county. police investigating a deadly shooting in district heights. it happened just before 8:00 tonight along addison road. the officers arrived and found a man suffering from gun shot wounds. he was rushed to the hospital where he later died. no word tonight on the victim's identity or a possible motive. >>> another big story we are following, tragedy inside a maryland home. five people found dead in oxen hill. police believe carbon monoxide is to blame. fire officials will go door to door tomorrow warning residents about the dangers. fox 5, audrey barnes is live in oxen hill with the story. audrey. >> reporter: normal carbon monoxide levels are 5 parts per million. the level inside this home on shelby drive was 550 parts per million. investigators say it would be nearly impossible to survive even an hour with levels that high. and the five people living here did not. >> terrible for me, he was a kind person and we all loved him >> reporter: relatives rushed to the small brick house, hoping for th
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