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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
Dec 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
tonight, police are investigating an accident that killed a teenager in prince george's county. it happened at 6:30 last night. police say 14-year-old alexandria burgland was trying to cross marlboro pike when a driver hit her. as she lay in the roadway, a second car hit her and that driver kept going. police are asking anyone who saw that driver to give them a call. >>> also following a developing story in beltsville. a water main break made a major mess during the evening rush. it is still causing problems. here's the latest. >> reporter: crews working around the clock on this one tonight. we're talking about busy route 1 here in beltsville. you can see they're pumping water out right now. traffic diverted. multiple businesses affected. how they're affected and what sta their status is -- what their status is. stay with us. , . >>> following a developing story in prince george's county. a water main break in beltsville still causing problems. it sent thousands of gallons of water down route 1 closing the section of road between sunny side drive and
FOX
Apr 14, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. chap tel on campus george tune university to ban va dan illsed oregon crucifix chapel were damaged along furniture chairs. this second incident of vandalism on campus this semester. officials say there no indication two cases are related though masses this morning were relocated. and service evening pursueded a actual. >> deaction over recent toll hike dullless toll road the increase along it highway has row kroepbt been approved by state corporation commission. drives could pay as much 4.0 certain during peak travel times. hearing to review issue has been scheduled for june 6th sterling and july 18th in richmond. state investigation into the price increase also on going. national khr reblossom came to close today. visit to made our way to enjoy famous trees. an estimate,000 cherry line time base sin. and grounds of the washington moon umen. gorgeous site out there. >> coming up tonight. president pwaeupl budget plan getting mixed reviews and g.o.p. saying this is no compromise. plus tension in north korea putting pressure on u.s.. as country continues to shreten the launch missile
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
Jan 21, 2010 10:00pm EST
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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
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
FOX
Mar 13, 2010 10:21pm EST
that is true for senior citizens from saint paul's living pardon mes in prince georges county and teenagers from bladensburg high school. the two dudes got together for a day of makeovers and pampering and a chance to get to know each other better. >> citizens are afraid of use and -- i thought this would be an excellent idea to give back. and to have a -- to see and make them feel good. >> the prince georges county police department organized the event and hopes to expand the program throughout the county. >>> "american idol"'s top 12 are celebrating their success in style. the coest isents are taking in the glits and glamour of their new found fame. anita vogel has the story. >> may i present to you, america, your top 12. >> reporter: the idol dream became reality for this year's top 12, stepping out for the first time to meet the media and get their first peace to fame. hollywood and stardom can often be a surreal world but for these relatively unknown singers, this is a dream come true. >> it's incredible, top 12, walking on the red carpet. this is a dream come true. >> this i
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
Jul 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
he shot and killed trayvon martin george zimmerman is speaking out. in an exclusive interview with fox news zimmerman detailed what he claims happened that night. today trayvon martin's parents reacted. here's the report. >> reporter: the parents of trayvon martin speak out after george zimmerman gives his first tv interview on fox news. zimmerman who was charged in the shooting death of the teen apologized to his parents. the parents don't believe the a poll was sincere. >> i just -- the apology was sincere. >> i just feel like he's saying anything he wants to and it's not sincere. it's not coming to his heart. >> george zimmerman has had ample time to apologize to us for taking the life of our son before the first arrest and to come and try to publicly apologize now, he's just trying to save face. >> reporter: martin and fulton were also bothered when zimmerman said he had no regrets about the night of the shooting and claimed it was all part of god's plan. >> i don't understand what he was thinking by saying that it was god's plan that he murdered our child. i really don't under
FOX
Apr 26, 2010 10:00pm EDT
warnings in saint mary's as well as charles county. these were sent from tony clark in king george. they were starting to see golf-ball-sized hail. and he showed us pictures of the ground covered inhale that was about the size of dimes down there in king george county. so a lot of you saw hail. we're seeing more showers and we're hoping most of this is going to be gone by the time we get our rush hour started in the morning. i'll have more details for what you can expect on tuesday. we'll make sure they don't continue to blow up. >> see you in a few minutes. >>> track the trouble spots on myfoxdc.com. head to our home page and look for the interactive doppler radar and sue's five-day forecast. >>> new tonight, police released video of a b heist in northern virginia. a fast-food restaurant with customers inside. prisons william county police say they're not the only brazen bandits on the run. wisdom martin has the latest. >> reporter: we're talking about three different crimes and groups of suspects but what makes this so stunning is the fact that they're so aggressive and bold when
FOX
Nov 4, 2010 10:00pm EDT
strategic jisz. >> reporter: i'm here at george washington university with mark pen who was senior adviser to president clinton and hillary rodham clinton and of course karen hughes who was a younsor to george bush, thank you for joining us this evening. we're talking mid-term elections, all things considered does this mean deals or gridlock. >> we don't know it could mean either. we don't know whether republicans are ready to get off the position of no. >> republicans are going to do what president obama has failed to do, that is cut spending and create work to create jobs and to reign in a big overaveraging introduce i have federal government. >> i don't think this was an endorsement of the republican philosophy. i think the voters are saying return to the center return to the economy, that's where we want to see democrats and republicans focusing that's the message. >> president obama said he does not want two more years of squabbling. >> it's interesting he doesn't want that now when he was calling us enemies last week. someone during 2008 found myself somewhat inspired by president ob
FOX
Mar 24, 2010 10:00pm EDT
fact here at george mason they're now accepting video applications. i'm beth parker. we'll show you some of them coming up. >>> manual, i wish i had that when my kids were applying for college. i'm sue pal came. we had a great spring day. we have changed ahead in the forecast. we'll give you a look at the weekend and when you should expect a bit of rain around town. it's the first time you're letting your daughter shop on her own. so here's your moment of truth, mom. which 3g network would you trust to run apps like family locator, when it matters most ? when you want your 3g network to work, you want verizon. upgrade your family now and get an lg env touch. or get this samsung alias for just $29.99. plus add a line for just 9.99. but hurry - offer ends march 31st ! families can connect for less at verizon. - bread. - laundry detergent. even paper towels and toothpaste. at safeway, we've made a promise to lower the prices... on thousands of everyday items throughout the store. and, with our club card specials like lucerne yogurt, only 40¢, and 12-pack pepsi or 7 up, buy 2 get 3 fre
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 2, 2009 10:00pm EDT
leaving the scene in lothian. prince george's county police spotted it and pulled it over. theodore was a passenger. the driver got out but theodore slid over into the driver's seat and led officers on a 15- mile chase that ended here on minnesota avenue in southeast. police say theodore got out of the car armed with a gun. prince george's county officers shot him and he died a short time later. we don't know if the person who was with theodore in the car today had any connection to the murders. tragedy we've learned is tied to this family as far back to february of last year. shina's abudget son was -- adult son was killed in iraq when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb. more coming up tonight on the news edge at 11:00. live in lothian, maryland, i'm will thomas, fox 5 news. >> will, thank you. >>> the california man charged with kidnapping an 11-year-old girl and holding her captive for 18 years won't likely face murder charges. police have been searching philip garrido's home for four days linking him to the murder of several prostitutes. today they announced they didn't find any
FOX
Aug 26, 2009 10:00pm EDT
montgomery county and prince george's county is taken away. >> reporter: on a new website for maryland state employee, governor martin o'malley tried to cushion the blow of severe budget cuts. >> they represent about 5% of our general fund for 2010. by comparison, california's budget gap has reached as high as 49%. >> reporter: the state needs to flash $454 million in spending. the biggest chunks is being taken out of funds meant to support cities and counties. that money is used for local police departments, health clinics, community colleges and transportation. montgomery couy and prince george's county are losing 90% of the money ty were supposed to get from gas tax, driver licensing and titling fees. >> if there was a construction project in your neighborhood, it might be delayed. if you have a pothole on your way to work, it might take longer for it to get fixed. if you were hoping to get a sidewalk on your street in your area, that might not happen this year. >> reporter: in the plan the state is protecting k-12 education and the social safety net but higher education is
FOX
Apr 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
tonight, a disturbing video made public today. it appears to show prince georges georges county police officers beating a university of maryland student. fox 5's beth parker has a look at the video and fallout tonight. >> reporter: well, shawn, maybe you have heard about the celebrating getting out of hand after the terps basketball team upset duke back in march. maybe you've even seen video of the celebrations. tonight the video you probably haven't seen. maryland student jack marketta. when he sees the line of police he stops and officers charge him. they appear to beat him. a lawyer for mckenna says he had a concussion and eight staples in his head and contusions on his back and arm. the lawyer says they plan to sue the prince georges county police department. tonight at 11:00, we are going to have more on the video and hear what police have to say in response, including actions that the chief took today and we're going to learn about a twist in this case. the police paperwork says something very different from what that video shows. we will have all of that coming up, live in the n
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
Aug 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
worked for prince george's county and his son now lives in northern virginia. fox 5's bob barnard spoke to his widow angela via skype from her home in philadelphia. >> we knew going in this is a high risk situation. we knew certainly this was something that could possibly happen and we had talked about it to some extent several times. >> reporter: angela ruppe and ragaei ab abdelfattah were married three years ago. she said her 43-year-old husband born and raised in egypt went to work in afghanistan more than a year ago eager to help build schools, hospitals and highways. >> he was particularly interested in sort of the issue of electricity. i was very surprised to hear how little electricity there is in kabul. >> reporter: abdelfattah, a u.s. citizen, was a senior development officer killed in a bomb attack two days ago. >> he was going to a meeting with a governor of the local province of kunar and had just gotten out of the car to go into the palace and a suicide bomber came up and exploded a device which killed him and three of the defense department officials who were with him. >>
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
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
>>> this is fox 5 news. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news in prince george's county. another teen-ager killed, this time in a double shooting in forestville. >> and this is the second suitland high school student killed by gunfire in the last 24 hours. fox 5's lauren demarco and will thomas are both working this story tonight. we begin with lauren on the scene with the latest. >> reporter: i'm here in forestville where there is still a very active scene. police have shut down several blocks in the area of pennsylvania avenue and donnell drive as they continue to canvas for evidence and also look for any possible witnesses. the call came out around 5:30 this evening. police responded to the 3700 block of donnell drive where they found two 18-year-olds lying in a parking lot. both had been shot. one of them who police say was a freshman at suitland high school was later pronounced dead at the hospital, the other 18-year-old also taken to the hospital at last checklisted in grave condition. police say there is nothing to indicate this case is connected to the fatal shooting of a
FOX
Jul 3, 2010 10:00pm EDT
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Aug 16, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >> thanks. >>> a prince georges county sheriff's deputy has been suspended without pay following her arrest in ocean city. jennifer douglas allegedly pointed a handgun at the head of a female acquaintance over the weekend. the pair got into a physical confrontation after arguing about keys to a vehicle. she's facing several charges. >>> in maryland tonight, dozens of people have spotted a mysterious creature lurking around prince georges hospital in cheverly. they are trying to identify it. take a look at what happened. >> reporter: like most medical facilities, the prince georges medical facility has strict rules, including preventing tobacco into or near the building. employees can't even go to their own cars to take a smoking break. so those who still have the tobacco habit have taken a standing at the edge of nearby woods. about a month ago, reports began circulating of sightings of a mysterious creature. photographs started appearing. not everybody believed the stories. >> no, i kind of thought people were really making it up. >> photoshopping? >> yes. >> you really weren't sure
FOX
Apr 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
involving police in maryland. we're told a prince george's county police officer shot and killed a man following some sort of confrontation. >> this is sky fox video over the scene on sheriff road near fedex field in landover. fox 5's will thomas arrived on the scene a short time ago. what have you found out? >> reporter: here's what we know. just after 7:00 this evening an officer patrolling an area right off the 8100 block of sheriff road, i know it's very dark, you won't see much, but trust me, this is a dark sort of isolated road lined by these giant trees. there's some apartment buildings on the other side. here's why i'm here. the officers know there's a pocket back there near the trees, near the apartment building where people gather. there's some drug use that often goes on. an officer working alone sees three people together acting suspicious. we can go back to the sky fox video. he sees these three people. as he approaches, they scatter. he goes after all three of them, catches one of them and tackles that man, an adult man. i'm going to bring in corporal larry johnson fr
FOX
Feb 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
lacrosse player george huguely is about to get underway. huguely is a accused of killing his girl friend yeardley love back in 2010. >> reporter: at 6:18 this evening each side in the case finally agreed that they had a pool of 28 people who are qualified to serve on the jury. tomorrow morning at 9:15 the prosecution will have what are called strikes. that is, they can remove people from that pool. the defense also has strikes and they will get down to final panel of 12 jurors and three alternates. as soon as that is done, the opening hearing you'll will begin. part of the problem in selecting this jury is that all of the potential jurors came from the city of charlottesville. this is where the murder took place. this is where george huguely was a varsity lacrosse player and was a senior here at the university of virginia. yeardley love was a varsity lacrosse player and senior here at the university of virginia. this story received saturation coverage and many people who were called as jurors have some connection to the university. they either work here or know somebody who works
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Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
supervisors. >>> former prince george's county council member leslie johnson is a free woman. she was releases from a w -- released from a west virginia federal prison last month after serving 10 months for her role in the corruption scheme. her husband jack johnson behind bars for his role sentenced to more than seven years in prison. >>> coming up next we are live in connecticut as that nasty nor'easter slams into new england. >> also two officers accused of kidnapping two teenagers to teach them a lesson were supposed to stand trial next week, why that may not happen. if you see a story we should look into, give us a call 202- 895-3000 or send us an e-mail to fox5tips@wttg.com. we'll be right back. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat lik
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May 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> prince george's county police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and tractor trailer. it happened last night in the 8900 block of woodyard road in clinton, maryland. the driver of the motorcycle henry farks jr. was pronounced dead at the scene no, word on what led to the crash. >>> d.c.'s guardian angels are patrolling a northwest neighborhood after a man was assaulted 30 every thursday. we brought you this story yesterday. this is surveillance video of the attack on the man it. happened in an alley behind a condo at 14th and w. the man was badly beaten and is still in the hospital. the guardian angels patrolled this morning and will be back in the area including the alley at noon tomorrow. >>> a fire at a car dealership's repair shop required extra firefighters today. the fire broke off at the pontiac dealer in auth way in marleau height late this morning. it burned into the roof forcing firefighters out in case the roof cave in. luckily no one was hurt. >>> a gorgeous day for everyone celebrating mother's day. happy mother's day to you, by the way, but it lo
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Dec 6, 2011 10:00pm EST
no excuse for that at all. >> outside the first high end grocery store in prince georges county, one that jack johnson himself helped to bring here, shoppers weighed in on his sentence. >> it's obvious, according to the tapes, that he was taking money, hiding money, trying to get his wife to cover for him. >> what do you want me to do with this money? >> put it in your panties and walk out of the house. >> the 62-year-old arrived at the federal courthouse in greenbelt using a cane. his lawyers tried to convince the judge, johnson has what's called atypical parkinson's disease. in an effort to get him a lighter sentence. added, he'll receive ample medical care in prison. >> he knew reporters written exposes about his land deals. he knew newspapers published critical editorials. he knew he was under investigation. he laughed it off. >> able to bring somebody like me down. they bragged their whole career, you know. >> in court, johnson spoke for 8 minutes and for the first time, showed remorse. i want to apologize to you, judge, the people of prince georges county. the young people
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 10:00pm EDT
complete coverage of the first day back to work, not just in d.c. prince george's county too. you can watch fox 5 morning news tomorrow morning starting at 4:55 for complete coverage. >>> the big questiois what will the weather be like when the kids head out to the bus stop in the morning? a live look right now outside. a quiet night tonight. no trouble brewing either now that hurricane bill has blown north. we'll get more on bill in just a moment but let's go to sue palka now for the back-to- school forecast. how is it looking? >> reporter: i think it's going to be a real nice start for the kids going back to school. it's so much quieter now. the last thing you want to do is send the kids to school with the heat index 95 and higher. nonof -- none of the above for tomorrow. looks like it's going to be a delightful morning. mostly sunny and less humid. temperatures in the low to mid- ths atat hour. t e n is comi up ine'sttg g'setting darker a li earlier as well. i don't think there la in. cots thi th mpk complaints. in veto g oto coschahave to go when the weather is so nice. look out t
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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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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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Nov 9, 2010 10:00pm EST
here on the campus of george mason, this is what they're doing about this particular issue, they're sending out these letters and giving them to the students explaining what's in this drink, how dangerous it is and what kind of impact it can have on a student if they drink it. >> like so far, we haven't had any incidences at all, but we're trying to be proactive as we can to give people a head's up and warn them of the potential dangers. >> everyone knows that caffeine is an upper and alcohol is a depressant so they're not good for each other. it has all the adrenalin in it and also the alcohol and that can be really bad. >> reporter: now, also tonight, we spoke with fusion, the company, to get reaction on this story and an e-mail from a spokesperson, they say that people have safely mixed and consumed alcohol and caffeine products for years. for loco has roughly the same amount of alcohol content as some beers, wine and far less alcohol by volume than hard liquor. a can of one of our loco has tf caffeine as a tall starbucks coffee. we're disappointed by recent banns of our product.
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Nov 24, 2010 10:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the pentagon insists the uss george washington was deployed as part of planned exercises with south korea, but admits privately the announcement was timed to come after mr. obama spoke to the south korean president. the fisherman's island off korea's west coast looked like a war zone a day after the shelling. the burned bodies of two civilians were pulled from the rubble bringing the death toll to four. meanwhile kim jong il toured a soy sauce factory with his son. the president reacted in an interview with abc news' barbara walters to air friday night. >> reporter: is an attack on south korea an attack on the u.s.? >> south korea is our ally and has been since the korean war and we strongly defend our commitment to defend south korea against that alliance. >> would you put u.s. troops on alert or would we send warships? >> i'm not going to speculate on military action at this point. >> reporter: that was before he spoke to president li and announced the uss george washington was on its way. steven bosworth from the state department was already in korea to discuss china's new
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Jul 29, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> a deadly weekend on the roads in prince george's county. two people were killed in separate accidents. a man trying to cross lee highway on old carolina road was hit by a car. no one else hurt. the second accident happened after 6:30 this morning on bistro road. police say a motorcycle lost control and ran off the road and hit a tree. he was pronounced dead at the scene. >>> she was a wife, daughter, sister, and soon to be mother. a d.c. teacher died wednesday after getting caught in the rip currents after north carolina beach. the family shares some memories and a video that shows her the day before she died. >> she could walk in a room and exactly that, the whole room would light up. her personality was just exuded love. >> reporter: the family says that love was evident to people on the street and especially the children she taught. >> family and friends was everything to her and she was the best, at not only celebrating life, and sounds so cliche, but to live each day as it may be your last. she nailed it. >> reporter: jill and her husband matt e enjoying one last vacati
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Jan 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
one of the powerful performances you just saw in the hope for haiti now telethon. george clooney and wyclef jean hosted the program. throughout the show stars asked viewers to do their part. >> hundreds of thousands of haitians lived through this nightmare. they crawled out of the rubble. they made stretchers out of mattresses. they sent text messages from underneath concrete saying i'm here, i am alive. they want to rebuild their country and with your help they will. >> if you want to help, go to myfoxdc.com for a list of organizations. our coverage far from over. still to come, stories from local doctors returning from the quake zone. first person pictures from a tourist and why a man trapped in the rubble thankful for his iphone. it's all coming up at 10:30. >>> the fox 5 storm force tracking some wild weather n. is arizona, the biggest storm to hit the state in nearly 20 years finally clearing out tonight but it did cause some serious flooding, shutting down some major interstates and even led to a train derailment. that same system now headed our way. sue palka has more on w
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Jan 25, 2011 10:30pm EST
, that plus an update on the massive water main break in prince george's county coming up in minutes. >>> we're back now with more on an unusual story about an fbi arrest today. bob, you've been working this one. >> well, shawn, it was an arrest in anne arundel county this morning. a man accused of living an elaborate lie and profiting from it. bill hillar made a career based on his distinguished military background claiming his life story was the basis for an acclaimed hollywood movie called taken. >> they're going to take you. >> reporter: about an ex-spy whose daughter gets kidnapped overseas and sold as a sex slave. >> and ended up killing her in front of the rest of the girls. >> reporter: but wait a minute. the fbi says hillar's claims that he's a retired colonel of the army special forces who earned a phd from the university of oregon is a lie. his alleged bogus biobubble busted at the age of 66. >> he is not who he said he was. >> reporter: who did he say he was to you? >> everything that's in the indictment. >> reporter: the fbi arrested hillar at his home on old orchard cir
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Aug 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
georges county. and talk about a long run from california all the way to right here in the district. and it was all for a great cause. good evening, everyone. thanks for joining us, i'm matt acklin. we begin tonight in the district where a d.c. man remains in a coma after a brutal attack. it happened last night near eastern market. the man wasn't found until this morning on the front porch of a capitol hill home. fox 5's lauren demarco is live in the newsroom with more on this. >> a heartbreaking and frightening story. police are working to figure out a motive as an aggravated assault. an attack that left a d.c. husband and father clinging to life. 29-year-old thomas, who goes by tc, was hanging out with friends at the restaurant along pennsylvania avenue friday night after attending the washington nats game. they say he left to walk a few blocks home to his capitol hill home around 12:45 a.m., but this morning his wife, abby, awoke to found he never returned. she contacted police and around the same time, officers were responding to a call for a man lying unconscious on the front p
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Mar 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. >>> we're following developments in two deadly prince george's county shootings. the first one happened last night at seat pleasant, a domino's pizza deliveryman shot and killed in an apparent robbery attempt. paul bennett was making a delivery to an apartment on seat pleasant drive when he was shot in the chest. that gunman is still at large. >> hours later another man was shot to death at a gas station on central avenue in capitol heights. police say prior to the shooting the victim brian cooper was at a nearby nightclub where several fights broke out. detectives want to know if cooper was involved in any of those incidents. they are asking anyone with information to give them a call. >>> a horrifying case of child neglect in prince george's county county. a couple is charged -- prince george's county. a couple is charged with using a sheet of drywall to trap their three young children in the room. the 4-year-old made a daring escape. fox 5's stacey cohan live in bristow with the story. >> reporter: it's tough to emergency. the couple and their children lived in a very nice home, alth
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Aug 9, 2010 10:00pm EDT
, george zornick, senior reporter for thinkprogress.org, the news and blog site for the liberal think tank. tom, let's start with you. she's obviously getting a lot of flack but what's the big deal? she went with her daughter. brought a couple of other people with them. they brought their daughters and that family flew commercial. the obamas flew on the government plane obviously but the white house is saying hey, they reimbursed the government for two first class air tickets. >> it's more than the air tickets. they're not paying the money for air force one. there's no transparency about the total cost of not just the first lady's trip but any trip by the president, by members of congress that we just saw that many people are not going on vacation. they see the president and the first lady in particular taking a lot of time off and they're trying to keep their jobs at the same time. i think people view this as something that really didn't show good judgment. >> tom, you certainly know president bush took more vacation time than any other president. they often said he was working in cr
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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
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Aug 17, 2009 10:00pm EDT
a deadly stabbing in prince george's county in the 8900 block of rhode island. police found two people there with stab wounds, one later died at the hospital. no word on the other victim's condition. >>> now to fox 5 news traffic alert. there is a big change along the capitol beltway in virginia, causing headaches that are big of the it is part of a construction plan. they shut out 46 b from the outer loop, closing it for nearly six weeks. instead you need to use exit 45 b which is at dulles access road. look for the exit there on the left side of the interstate. the detour signs are posted. >>> there is more trouble brewing tonight in the tropics, two named storms going away, but we have to watch another one closely. it is that big one right there to the right. down there to sue palka, watching hurricane bill. >> we'll watch bill closer, but last night brian we were tracking three system, one on shore, one went away, anna, but bill is getting stronger. let's look at the radar, showing you the systems. bill is the system on the right. a note about claudette, the one that went in
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Jul 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
georges county police officers are using their day off to volunteer for special women. house and yardwork is helping a 101-year-old woman live out her days in her own home. >>> those children share a common bond, terrorism tore their lives a part and now they're working to make our world a better place. [ female announcer ] they've been off limits to dieters since time began. not anymore. ♪ fiber one is bringing brownies back. at 90 calories, the only thing between you and chocolaty brownies is a nicely designed package. ♪ now you can have brownies again. new fiber one 90 calorie brownies. in the granola bar aisle. >> they took an oath to serve and protect and that is what is some prince georges county officers did today on their own time. they're helping people, all right, and today, the focus was on one special woman who lied more than a century. john henrehan explains. >> reporter: a few weeks ago, detective jennifer ivy and tammy irons were sent by the squad lead or a reson vance mission to compile -- reconnaissance mission in prince georges count just a moment vacant in
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Apr 15, 2010 10:00pm EDT
of maryland student allegedly beaten by prince george's county police. several officers have now been suspended over that incident that happened back in march. one of them is accused of flat out lying in that report. roz plater is live at prince george's county police headquarters with the latest. >> reporter: tonight the police union is coming to the defense of one of those suspended officers, the one who wrote the report. that sworn document of what was supposed to have happened that night is one of the most troubling aspects of this case. prince george's county police confirm four of its officers connected to the beating of a university of maryland student caught on tape have been suspended. sources tell fox 5 three of the four are anthony cline and reggie bake everybody. there are more questions about the charging document that supposed to detail what happened. the papers claim the student struck park police officers and their horses, something park police have denied and the tape paints a very different picture. the police union president says the officer who wrote that document
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Jan 18, 2010 10:00pm EST
that help. >> all right, roby chavez, help for haiti is coming from the prince george's couty fire department. for two hours today, firefighters accepted many donationings donations of a variety of items, food and clothing and water. >>> and today, many thanked the american red cross workers for their help. the president and first lady toured the national headquarters. mr. obama discussed the help of the search and rescue team. >> they uncovered 10 people who were alive out of the rubble. that is the single biggest rescue post-earthquake in one day that the people have ever seen. and i think the team in part was from fairfax, virginia, so we're very proud of that. >> reporter: the president also sent out the first tweet today talking with a group of workers, monitoring twitter for update, his message, they're visiting the disaster center right now. >>> and former president clinton with daughter chelsea arrived there at the port-au- prince airport and toured a local hospital as well as bringing supplies. clinton is part of a special group to go to haiti. he asked him to work with fo
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Feb 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
, fox news. >> new at 10, prince georges county police ruled the death of a capital heights woman a homicide. officers responded to the 1200 block of capitol oaks drive this afternoon to check on the welfare of the resident. they found a woman suffering trauma to her body and tonight, police are working to identify a suspect or suspect ands in her murder. >>> up next, relief for two american parents who are finally able to hold their children tonight. we have the happy ending following russia's ban on american adoptions. >> plus, joe paterno's wife is speaking out more than a year after her husband's death. the investigation she is pushing for to give closure to the penn state community. the news at 10 will be right back.  almost tastes like one of jacack's cerea. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. [ male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate
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Mar 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
train and a tow truck in prince george's county last night. the truck was trying to get a car off the tracks. police say the car's driver had been drinking and thought the tracks were a road. no one was injured here either. >>> the washington regional alcohol program said it took more than 600 potential drunk drivers off the street last night. the soberride program gave free rides to 606 st. patrick day revelers. that's the most rides ever provided in one night and it translates to one ride every 71 seconds. the program offers free cab rides worth up to $30 if you've been drink too much on a holiday. -- drinking too much on a holiday. >>> we are learning more family details about the army staff sergeant accused in the mass murder of 16 afghan civilians. sergeant robert bales and his wife had a history of financial problems. they reportedly abandoned a home years ago. days before the shooting they asked to abandon their current home. sergeant bales was arrested for assaulting a girl friend in 2002 and was charged with a hit and run after falling asleep at the wheel in uniform. earlier
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Aug 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
murder of a prince george's county's honor student. i'm matt ackland. good evening. >> i'm laura evans. an intruder shot amber stanley as she slept late wednesday night, but tonight we've learned police are looking into the possibility that the killing was a case of mistaken identity. fox 5's audrey barnes has that story tonight. >> barbara diment believes the person who shot and killed amber was actually looking for someone else. salon owner barbara diment said she'll never forget the tearful call from her friend and co- worker erma gaither telling her that her little girl who practically grew up in the salon was dead. >> she really couldn't say nothing because she was just crime >> reporter: two days later the porch light is still on at the home in upper marlboro where 17-year-old amber stanley was shot and killed by a gunman who kicked in the front door, climbed the stairs to her bedroom and shot her multiple times while she slept. >> i thought it was really strange for someone to break in and go straight to amber's room. you know, it just didn't seem right. >> reporter: when
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Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
to this story. >> you saw if first on fox 5, prosecutors say this video proves a prince george's county officer lied about a confrontation that landed a teenager in jail for months. tonight we are analyzing that evidence. >> local leaders playing a prominent role in the first full day of the democratic national convention. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. >>> we'll begin with the first court appearance for a car veteran accused of a disturbing -- a war veteran accused of a disturbing crime. nathan portnoy is the soldier in the virginia national guard recently recognized for his heroic actions during the summer's derecho storm. fox 5's laura evans has the top story tonight. >> this was the same guy who made news on june 29th during the derecho for performing cpr on a man in falls church hit by electric wires that came down in the storm. many called him a hero. now prosecutors argue he's a sexual predator, but today his defense attorney insisted the prosecutors got it wrong. it was around dinner time august 24th. police say nathan portnoy kidnapp
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
isn't a deterrent against crime there. >>> prince george's county police made an arrest in a vicious attack on an elderly man beaten with a baseball bat. officers arrested edwin gonzalez. he's held without bond on charges of attempted first degree murder and assault. a few weeks ago police arrested a different man after the victim mistakenly identified him as the attacker. he was later ruled out a suspect. >>> another big story tonight, have you seen this man? fairfax county police released this sketch of a serial fondler. he's hit five times since september always in springfield. he approaches his victims on the streets usually from behind, fondles them and then takes off. fox 5's paul wagner has new details. >> this is the sketch police came up with after talking with several victims who describe the man as income his 30s with dark eyes and -- being in his 30s with dark eyes and a neatly trimmed beard. we showed it to a teen-ager who was victimized days ago while walking in her neighborhood at 9 a.m. she said he had hairy arms and wore dark glasses. >> i was coming from my house be
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Jul 27, 2010 10:00pm EDT
sunday. >> another big story we're following tonight. >>> prince georges county police close closed one of the mother-daughter murder cases from last year. the grand jury indicted jason scott in the murders of lauren and ebony dewit. scott is a serial killer and, face more charges. >> reporter: 27-year-old jason scott was indicted for the murders of the women. their bodies were found march 16th last year in a burning car in largo stolen that day. the police chief said that jason scott started his criminal career early and grew into a serial killer. scott has a college degree from the university of maryland college and neighbors say he comes from a good family. as far as the murders are concerned, investigators say scott made changes to keep police off the trail and -- police say his word there was a key part of their investigation. >> this individual is a very bad person and i will tell you i mentioned that last week, we think we just began a long your honory that is going to take us beyond -- a long your honory this that is going to take us beyond the borders of prince georges coun
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