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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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
FOX
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,
FOX
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
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
Feb 21, 2012 10:00pm EST
beliefs. the bill has passed the senate and house and takes effect in july. >>> georgeing how -- george huguely could be hours away from the verdict in his murder trial. >>> and also an update tonight on the repair of the national cathedral.  >>> deliberations in the murder trial of george huguely begin tomorrow morning. the defense admits huguely played a role in yeardley love's death but claim he did not intend to kill his ex-girl friend. fox 5's paul wagner reports. >> reporter: the prosecution spent days building a case that suggested george huguely viciously attacked yeardley love the night of may 2nd, 2010. there was the damaged bedroom door, photos of a bloody pillow, the testimony from an officer who said he began snapping pictures of the scene because there was evidence of violent crime that occurred. prosecutors showed the jury autopsy photos of yeardley love's face, the black eye, cut lip and lacerated finger. the jury also heard from police officers who found love's computer in a dumpster across the street. a piece of evidence could cost huguely dearly,
FOX
Aug 11, 2012 10:00pm EDT
october. former president george w. bush is weighing in saying, quote, governor romney is serious about confronting the long-term challenges facing america, and paul ryan will help him solve the difficult issues that must be addressed for future generations. and house speaker john boehner released the statement: paul ryan is a reformer and proven leader who will be a great partnership to governor romney in his efforts to get our country and economy back on track. i am glad to call paul ryan a friend and i will do everything in my power to make sure he and mitt romney, along with our entire republican ticket, are well-positioned to win in november. our campaign coverage continues. at 10:30, more reaction from lawmakers from both parties and later on the news edge at 11, our fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin joins me to talk about what to expect with ryan as a vice presidential candidate. >>> let's focus on the weekend weather. a mixed bag, wasn't it? >> it was. the temperatures in the mid- 80s, and some thunderstorms in the late afternoon. we should be in for a nice overnight and take
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> our breaking news continues on this monday night. you can see some of the nats players excited. they are the nl east champions. here's how it went down tonight. the nats versus the phillies at home. the nats lose that game, but late in the 9th we find out that the pirates beat the atlanta braves and with that the win for the nats, historic for washington sports. our coverage will continue throughout the evening. we have bob barnard there with fans and our sports director scott smith getting interviews, at least trying to, with all this champagne flying there right now. i think he's got bryce harper's goggles. scott does. he may be putting them on right now so he can get his job done. we'll continue with this throughout the evening. >>> another big story, an unusual string of violent days in frederick, maryland. the crime strike includes the city's first year. someone shot and killed lamont george lee elohist early su
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. when we think no one is looking. is what we do... mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we are following breaking news in waldorf, maryland. a man and woman were shot while walking on a path behind westlake high school. one
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 10:00pm EDT
is a 1-0. one ball, one strike. george kontos, the right-hander, got a lefty to start the inning, then a right-handed hitting holliday, then the lefty chambers. the 1-1. strike two. beltran left after one. carlos injured his knee. carpenter got the opportunity. in his first at-bat in the third inning hit a two-out, two-run shot to right. to make it 2-1 st. louis. they lead 3-1. now a 1-2 pitch. got him looking! one away. >> tim: good slider to get matt carpenter. and that may have kept mijares in the ballgame. had carpenter gotten on, i doubt he would have been pitching to matt holliday. >> joe: instead, he will. holliday ,0-3. just 2 of 11 in this nlcs. eight for 35 this post season. one home run. >> joe: in case you're joining us late, matt holliday was involved in that controversial slide at second base the first inning of game two. and during the pre-game introductions with the teams lined up, along the two baselines, the thumbs up from holliday. holliday gets hit with his own foul ball. the thumbs up was to scutaro. said, "play good today" and then something along the lines
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Oct 13, 2012 10:30pm EDT
scene in the 2900 block of 14th street in northwest. two people had to go to george washington medical center for treatment. no word on their condition. >>> to prince georges county where firefighters had to knock down flames. investigators are still looking into what went wrong in the 900 block of 5th street. no one was hurt, but the damage did extend into the next building. >> we now turn to developing story in the district. controversial posters in metro stations. these science will have a counter argument. posters will go up that say, speak for justice and avoid the ignorance. it's a verse from the koran. on monday, a coalition of religious groups will call on metro to donate proceeds from the ad campaign to a charity that supports human rights. >>> just over three weeks between now and election day, president obama and mitt romney are fighting hard. fox's ed henry is keeping track on how they are working as the days wind down. >> governor mitt romney. >> with his debate prep sparring partner introducing him to voters, stumping in ohio and trying to fire up the base by brin
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Jul 22, 2012 10:00pm EDT
prince george's county dennis' family members recall they were waiting for him to come home for dinner when they got word he had been stabbed. >> if there's one person in this entire toward if god was like i need an angel, i would pick my dad. all i want to know is why. that's all we want to know is why. >> a shop mechanic witnessed the attack. family members are trying to decide whether to have the funeral here or in africa. >> karen gray houston tonight. >> let's switch gears and turn to our weather. >> all around a pretty gray weekend in tower region. how is the workweek shaping up -- in our region. how is the workweek shaping up? >> the prurigos. we at least had some -- the pressure is on. we at least had some sunshine this afternoon. humidity is sticking in and it will kick around for a bit as well. 82 degrees attiring national airport, 82 dulles -- at reagan national airport, 82 at dulles. we did get a little break in terms of those very high numbers in terms of temperatures. it's currently 78 degrees at reagan national airport, humidity another factor, 79%. a light southerly win
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Aug 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
several more times and took off. >>> the funeral for a fallen prince george county's police officer will be held this tuesday. he was trying to catch up to a suspicious car i-95 near beltsville last month. he'll be buried at 1:00 at lakemont memorial park cemetery in davidsonville. another officer was hurt in that crash that killed officer morrison. two men have been arrested. more charges could be filed against them. >>> isaac isn't the only thing taking the gop convention by storm. social media is changing the way voters experience the event, giving them a front row seat to all the action. >> new details night from friday's shooting outside the empire state building. what police found inside the gunman's apartment and what may have been a factor in his motive, that's coming up when the news at 10:00 continues. [ male announcer ]  some think obamacare is the same as free health care. but nothing is free. obama is raiding $716 billion from medicare, changing the program forever. taxing wheelchairs and pacemakers. raising taxes on families making less than one hundred twenty thousa
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Apr 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
also learning new details about a police-involved shooting in prince george's county. an officer shot at a man suspected of stabbing someone in an apartment. it happened early this morning in the 3100 block of good hope avenue in temple hills. when officers arrived on the scene, they spotted a man running away. >> the man ran from the police, hid behind a parked car in this very dark parking lot and then popped up acting in a bizarre manner. he threw himself on the ground and then reached for and acted as if he had a weapon. >> the officer shot at the suspect but missed, but they later catch and arrested another suspect charged now with attempted murder. the victim is in critical condition. >>> a court appearance for a man suspected of attacking two women in alexandria. james click is charged with abduction and malicious wounding. the women were responding to an ad for an apartment for rent in a building on mid road. when they showed up police say -- mill road. when they showed up, police say click grabbed them, pulled them into the building and assaulted them. >>> we got our first lo
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Jul 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> coming up why prince george's county is confident they will get a casino at national harbor. >> and president obama and muhammad taking shots at each other on political -- and president obama and mitt romney taking shots at each other on political ads. >> we do still have storms, straight to radar we go. these have been blossoming over the district. also a heavy storm between manassas and warrenton. these are moving east, southeast at about 25 miles an hour and the main threat are winds gusting to perhaps 40 or 50 miles per hour. we've got to keep thunderstorms in the forecast overnight. we'll have details coming up. >>> this is fox 5 news. >>> it's almost a sure bet that maryland governor martin o'malley will call the general assembly back for a specializes. he is expected to make an announcement -- special session. he is expected to make an announcement on that tomorrow. legislators would consider a proposal to increase the number of casinos in the state from five to six adding one at national harbor. prince george's county representative rushern baker supports that idea.
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Mar 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
neighborhood watch captain george zimmerman who said he thought martin was a suspicious person. martin's father's fiancee lives in that community. turns out martin had a soft drink in his hand and candy skittles in his pocket. zimmerman has not been arrested by local sanford police. the mayor updated the media here in washington after his hour long meeting with justices. >> we had great conversation. they basically said anything you can do to help us down this path and we said you tell us what you need and we'll open that book. >> there's gunshots. >> the 911 tapes released monday may help shed light on zimmerman's claims of self- defense, the feds saying they will take a very close look. >> as we said yesterday, we're conducting a thorough independent investigation of the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of mr. martin. we will leave no stone unturned. >> meanwhile down in florida where students have been rallying the attorney for martin's family said a call log will show the teen was on the phone talking to his girl friend when the confrontation occurred and he wa
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Sep 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> now to another big story tonight, a prince george's county high school student shot dead in the street. markel ross was killed while walking to central high. tonight investigators are trying to figure out why. fox 5's paul wagner tells us other students are now worried about their safety. >> reporter: a little over 24 hours after markel ross was killed students at central high were showing off buttons they made in his honor remembering a friend they had known since freshman year. >> to see him go is -- >> reporter: you were a good friend of his, weren't you? >> it's hard because he did nothing to nobody. he was like -- he wasa very nice kid. he always in the books. >> pay lot of sadness going around -- a lot of sadness going around just people mourning the death of markel. he was a real close friend of everybody. never really made -- wasn't a bad person. he was always happy, joyful, no matter if he was mad, he always made other people laugh. >> reporter: the facts of the case, as few as they are, have left many students frightened. >> this is the second student in a couple w
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Nov 17, 2012 10:30pm EST
see blake bell losing yardage on that play. that's george wright, 6'2," and it comes down to one snap of the football with 27 seconds left. this is the correct decision for bob stoops. blake bell coming off the field. the senior, landry jones, he's thrown for 500 yards. the game is in his hands at this point. >> craig: oklahoma 4 of 6 on fourth down this season. they need three yards to keep this drive alive. 27 seconds on the clock, down five. touchdown, stills! touchdown, oklahoma. >> joel: you talk about pressure. landry jones throws a perfect slant pass on fourth down to his most experienced receiver, kenny stills. >> craig: now a two-point attempt. try to maket a three-point spread, 50-49. it falls incomplete. there's 24 seconds remaining. a one-point game in morgantown. >> joel: landry jones had a wonderful window to throw to. that's as clean a window as you're going to get for a slant pass. dana holgorsen can't be happy. he's got to be thinking he's got 24 more seconds and bob stoops is thinking we still got 24 more seconds. >> craig: ten catches, 91 yards, four touchdowns for
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Jul 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
to try to find out what's going on. i have mark brady, a spokesman for the prince george's county fire department. has someone drowned out here? >> we're operating on witness accounts someone is in that water. >> reporter: do we know who that person is? >> other than a male. there was a report of a male going into the water, went under and has not resurfaced. >> reporter: we don't know their age? >> we aren't releasing any information at this point. >> reporter: let's talk about the effort underway. there's a fire department and police department on the scene and a helicopter overled with a search light. >> that's correct. it was -- overhead with a search light. >> that's correct. it was just before 9:00 when we got this call. it was firefighters, medics and underwater divers and rescue swimmers are on scene. we have 50 personnel operating. we're utilizing resources of the county police helicopter to light up the area and help us in this search. so we have some boats in the water and we also have some of our rescue swipers that are wading through the water, actually walking on the
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Apr 21, 2012 10:00pm EDT
northeast and into prince georges county. they accused of robbing the victims and forcing them into the trunk of the car and letting the man out so he can drive. he escaped and the woman was trapped in the trunk of the car until the suspects abandoned it and they're on the loose tonight. >>> and rain moved in and could stick around for days. tucker barnes has more. week be in for more tomorrow, right? >> reporter: the high temperatures will be in the low 50s and that is after enjoying high temperatures in the 80s and big changes in store the next 12 hours or so and let's look at the satellite radar, you can see the front. this is the cold front that got through here and most of the action is to the east of us and you're in store for a couple of hours of rain and in washington, weaning down and the winds are pick up behind the front and the temperatures tumbled in a big way and looking at the current temperatures at reagan national. we're down to 59 degrees and check out your low 30s and 40s. pittsburgh, 41 degrees; 42, detroit and tap into this cold air during the day tomorrow as a coas
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Jun 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
meantime let's go back to the ice cold studios with shawn yancy. >>> a prince george's county councilwoman was convicted of reckless driving today. a police officer testified he had to drive more than 100 miles an hour on the beltway just to catch up with her. fox 5's john henrehan reports the police dashcam video was the prosecution's star witness. >> reporter: 35-year-old prince george's county councilwoman karen toles was driving a government suv february 22nd when a police officer said he spotted her weaving among the lanes at a high rate of speed on the capital beltway in. this part of his dash video the council member is far ahead of the police car, but you can see the speed of the chasing police car reaches 108 miles an hour. toles slows and exits at branch avenue. on branch avenue she stops at a red light apparently oblivious to the cruiser directly behind her with lights and siren on. then she roars forward. the police cruiser follows this time up to 80 miles an hour. corporal joseph brooks calls in the license and is flabbergasted to learn it's a county vehicle. he testified he b
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Aug 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
sentenced tomorrow. george huguely killed yeardley love in a fight in 2010 when they attended university of virginia. a jury recommended a 26 year sentence, but huguely's attorneys are asking for leniency and a 14 year sentence. >>> we take you into a northwest d.c. neighborhood that was home to a brutal murder this month two years ago. a catholic university student was shot and killed on his way home from work. now the park next to the crime scene is all lit up. fox 5's will thomas is live at sherman circle in northwest to explain. >> reporter: before these lights went up where i'm standing you wouldn't be able to see me. i know on the surface a lot of you are probably thinking some new lights in a park, probably not such a big deal, but when you consider the tragedy that occurred out here that prompted the new lights and who is paying for them, you'll see why we are shining the spotlight on this one. a dedication for 21 new washington globe l.e.d. lights in sherman circle. a lot of smiles on this night, but that wasn't the case two years ago. >> i think that lights make neig
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Oct 24, 2012 10:30pm EDT
george kontos, the right-hander will get loose. this has turned in to a long half-inning in the bottom of the seventh. two more runs. 8-1 giants lead. 1-1. back and out of play. strike two. as we come toward the top of the hour, game one of the 2012 world series. san francisco has led from the first inning on. home run by sandoval san. he had another in the third. he had another in the fifth. >> joe: it's now 8-1. that gets away. the runners will advance to second and third. on a wild pitch by benoit. [ applause ] >> tim: it looks like a splitter. but they're all fastballs. catchers are not expecting fastballs. no, it was a splitter. that's interesting. that ball was a tough, tough play for alex avila. now the infield has to be pulled in. and i imagine we'll see kontos at the top of the inning. >> joe: porcello goes down now to get loose for the tigers. here is the 2-2. two outs. and a strike-out of hunter pence. third time he has struck out tonight. pablo sandoval, with three home runs. that is his first. thats his second. that is his third. off alburquerque, straight-away center. 422
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Aug 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
arrests in any of the cases. >>> prince george's county police arrested a teenager for murder in capitol heights saturday. police were called to the scene yesterday and found 29-year-old online oliver davis inside a house and arrested travis hoskins. police say they lived in the house and they were arguing over food. >>> more than 100 people gathered in the parking lot of the sikh temple for a special ceremonies. worshipers lowered the flag and historied a new banner. the group went inside for the first sunday prayer service since last week's deadly shooting. hundreds of sikhs, some from as far away as india gathered outside the white house tonight to mourn the victims. fox5's audrey barnes is live at lafayette park with more. >> reporter: form politician george allen was among those who turned out for the village:the message was one of solidarity and a united show of strength against racial and religious inequality. the vigil drew people from around the world. they came to stand together and to take a stand against violence. >> [inaudible] he was out there trying to -- [inaudible] >> re
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Aug 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
still trying to determine how she died. if you have any information, call prince george's county police. >>> now to a story seen first on fox 5, thousands of speed camera tickets in one maryland town may have been issued illegally. those are allegations in a lawsuit filed today that accuses riverdale park police of issuing tickets without an officer signing off but using his name anyway. fox 5 sherri ly is following this. >> a police officer in the department blew the whistle on the police department, but state law, an officer supposed to review each ticket, but court documents show the officer's name on citations even though he was on leave from the department. court documents show e-mails between the officer and two civilian employees that describe writing up the citations saying we all will take 1,000 clear them out. under state law only an officer can do that. each ticket is $40 in 2011 alone the town earned $1.8 million from speed camera tickets, about 1/3 of the town budget. the lawsuit claims the practice goes back to want 9 and that the civilian employees fraudulent -- 2009 and
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Jan 13, 2012 10:00pm EST
. reporter: tonight prince george's county police tell us they found the stolen car which they call a key piece of evidence in this case. they found it 7:00 tonight in temple hills. we're told it is being processed for evidence and for clues, but there is still no sign of the brazen gunman who left the temple hills neighborhood on edge. prince george's county police still working the crime scene hours after a violent home invasion robbery and sexual assault. this neighborhood is understand my terrified. this woman asked us not to show -- understandably terrified. this woman asked us not to show her face. >> it's happening here, there, here and you don't know when this person is going to strike again. it's very scary for me. it makes me feel sick. reporter: police say a woman came out of her home on berkeley street about 6:30 friday morning to warm up her car but started back in once she spotted someone suspicious. the man forced his way in at gunpoint, tied up other family members in the home and sexually assaulted the woman, then took off in her car. it is almost exactly the same m.o. as
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Apr 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
west high school metro station in prince george's county and fox 5's john henrehan tells us some are now going to extreme measures to protect themselves. >> reporter: this waterway in the hyattsville area of prince george's county is known as the northwest branch of the anacostia river. right alongside the waterway lies a paved hiking, biking and walking path known as the northwest branch trail. it's patrolled by mounted and bicycle units of the maryland national capitol park police. a portion of the trail is adjacent to the west hyattsville metro station. for mid-march through april twentieth three different people have been accosted on the trail by an armed man, dragged off the trail and raped 'one victim was in her 30s, one in her 20s and the most recent victim was 14 years old. this past week several area police departments met, compared notes and learned that since january two other women have been sexually accosted on nearby streets within walking distance of the metro stop. the trail has been pasted over with flyers depicting artists' sketches of the assailants described by vi
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Aug 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
details on a fire in prince george's county earlier today. investigators say the woman found inside the burning apartment died. the woman's name has not been released. the fire was relatively small in a first floor apartment on landover road in cheverly. residents in three other apartments were forced out by damage. investigators are looking for the cause. >>> fairfax county police investigating a fiery crash that killed a man and seriously hurt a police officer around 3 a.m. on franconia road in alexandria. the car crossed the center line and slammed head on into the marked police cruiser. the car caught fire and the man was killed. the service trapped in his vehicle, eventually freed and taken to the hospital with serious nonlife threatening injuries, a seven year veteran of the department. >> we had a pretty gorgeous day, but you may need your umbrella tomorrow, some stormy weather heading our way. let's check in with gary mcgrady to find it out what we can expect. >> that would be a good idea if everybody kind of knew where that umbrella was, especially tomorrow afternoon and ev
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Jun 11, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. they say he walked away from a prison road crew in prince george's county today. he's serving 10 years for manslaughter and handgun violations. he was last seen wearing a fluorescent road crew vest over a white t-shirt with blue jeans work ago long route 197. -- working along route 197. >>> a 70-year-old woman died after being hit by a bicyclist on 4-mile run drive near columbia pike. the cyclist said he called out to the woman that he was coming up behind her, but she turned around and walked right into his path. police say the woman fell back, hit her head on the pavement. the biker was not charged. >>> new details in the corruption scandal that put former prince george's county executive jack johnson behind bars. two business owners have been sentenced in connection to that scandal. a judge sentenced amir micolovic and chung kim. both pled guilty to giving bribes in exchange for political help. >>> on the eastern shore tonight a military drone goes down, an expert tells us how much this could cost the navy coming up next. >> and later. >> reporter: now you never know what you
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Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
unidentified 39-year-old man is dead apparently shot by a prince george's county sheriff deputy who was trying to serve a temporary peace order. now, the peace has been interrupted in this normally quiet neighborhood since then, swarming with crime scene technicians as investigators try to piece together exactly what happened here. we saw one county official remove what appeared to be a bag of evidence from the scene. this alley resulted around 7:30 when the deputy arrived to serve that peace order. it is essentially an order of civil protection involving two unrelated people, pending a court date. >> a female subject allowed the deputy entry into the home. while talking to the female subject, a male subject appeared at the rear of house with a firearm. the officer dischannelled his weapon striking the suspect. the subject was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. >> reporter: to recap, a prowrnlg sheriff deputy shot a man while trying to serve a peace warrant. neither the dead man nor the deputy has been identified. the sheriff deputy is a ten- year veteran on the for
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Nov 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
that again. kenjon barner with five touchdowns. erin andrews here with eddie george, joey harrington, let me say it again. now, what i'll say is what we were asking going into this second half. can the oregon ducks play an entire game? because we haven't seen them do that all season long. they haven't been tested. what did they have, over 730 yards of total offense? >> yeah. when oregon gets a chance to play a full game, you get numbers like kenjon barner today, 324 yards. 5 touchdowns on the ground. and not only did he just impress the entire country tonight, but he set the stage for a heisman run with big games coming up against stanford and oregon state to finish the season. it's what you do at the end of the year that catch's people's attention. and by the way, freshman marcus mariota 306 and 4 touchdowns through the air with 91 on the ground, a total game from the oregon offense tonight. >> yeah, kenjon barner, the most impressive thing to me about the whole game tonight was he still looked fresh after he ran for 324 yards. he could have ran for more, you know, that was so impre
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Jan 12, 2012 10:00pm EST
in a historic building, the first high school in prince george's county built back in 1899 and it needs plenty of work. organizers say the club serves hundreds of kids who might otherwise be on the streets in the evening. last month they started a four- hour after school program to provide both homework help and tutoring. right now they can accommodate 20 students, but they need space for at least 100. >> there's a major water leak here and it's going to cost thousands of dollars to fix it. reporter: trouble is much of the building is a mess. leavitt brown is a full-time firefighter and the volunteer president who runs the place. he said some of the programs have had to be sacrificed. >> the child care center had over 150 kids that were using this facility and as you can see, this is in poor condition. so we had to shut that down and it was very affordable child care for these folks, but again these conditions are horrible. reporter: some private companies have stepped up renovating this computer study lab, put they need a lot more of these classrooms and the club figures the inve
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Jul 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> two former virginia governors are squaring off to succeed retiring senator jim webb, george allen , tim kaine locked in a close race. >> it's dead even and this is so critical and so important for both parties because the republicans control the house. they're four short in the senate and they feel that george allen can come back after losing to jim webb six years ago and this is the battle of the titans between allen and kaine. kaine, allen is going to try to tie to barack obama, say he's just going to be a mouthpiece for obama because he was the dnc chair and the whole united states senate might really depend on who wins this election. >> let me ask you this. in red states like say montana, north dakota, tying the democratic candidate to president obama is kind of gavin with obama not -- a given with obama not necessarily strong in the red states. in virginia my understanding is the president still has a small polling average over romney. so obama isn't necessarily going to hurt webb, is he? >> you're very well informed. four years ago the last time the democrats carried a presi
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May 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> a guilty verdict for a prince george's county woman accused in an acid attack. tamara jackson was charged with reckless endangerment and conspiracy for plotting an attack on katrina watts. prosecutors say jackson had a friend throw a chemical on watts and her 3-year-old daughter as they arrived home in oxon hill. watts will have scores the rest of her life but is re-- scars the rest of her life but is relieved with today's verdict. >> overjoyed. i'm happy with all the decisions that were made. >> jackson could receive a maximum of 65 years in prison. the judge revoked her bond. she will remain bars until her sentencing in august. >>> a belgian man tried but failed to crack customs while entering the u.s. this week. the man flew into dulles. agents got suspicious, found 2 grams of hash stuffed inside his sneaker in the luggage. plant was not charged but was not allow -- the man was not charged but was not allowed to enter the u.s. >>> virginia is living up to its election battleground label. coming up the president visits a
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Jan 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
bethesda and wheaton. now, prince georges county. audrey barnes has the details of his capture. audrey. >> reporter: maureen, within hours after he allegedly sexually assaulted a housekeeper and tied up the home owner and her son, inside a house on barden road in bethesda, the police say the suspect was out using the victim's credit card. and it was that shopping spree that landed the sexual predator behind bars again. on january 10th, a woman in this townhouse complex was robbed at gun point as me is entered her garage. the man stole her wallet and car. the next day, the suspect struck again on bardeny road in bethesda. >> the second home invasion, he approached the housekeeper after she was coming back to the residence and produced a handgun and tied up all the residents in the home, including the mother, son and housekeeper and sexually assaulted a housekeeper and left in the housekeeper's vehicle. that vehicle has not been found. >> reporter: within hours, the police had this image of the suspect, shopping with the victim's credit card at a cvs store. >> and we obtained the surveil
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