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Oct 23, 2012 10:30pm EDT
... helping make virginia "the best state to raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. seiu cope is responsible for the content of this ad. >>> soda fans might have a fight on their hands. dc might now put a ban on extra large service. so everyone pays less for health care. parker has more. >> it's almost like a war. >> but maybe a war worth fighting according to dc council member mary chai. she said she will be talking to her fellow council members about battling big soda. >> as many as half the kids are obese or overweight. >> if the kids are drinking too much soda it's up to parent toss reduce that amount themselves. but that's really a decision parents rather than mary shay and the council should make. >> recently implemented a ban on large sugary drinks and some say they would support a similar ban. >> this is not someth
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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
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
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
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
FOX
Feb 28, 2012 10:00pm EST
, other people will say, i can become president, or i need to be drafted. and when you have george will, a very conservative republican columnist talking about the field as being very weak and not really very suitable for a general election, then i think you're really in trouble. >> is romney out of touch? he had some gaps. he realizes that. in a press conference today, he said i realize it, let's move on. is he that out of touch? >> where do you start? $374,000. my wife has a couple cadillacs, does that mean more than two nascar, i don't know any nascar people, but i know the nascar owners. it just seems, i'll bet you $10,000. the list goes on and on and on. unfortunately, this personifies somebody and believe me, the debates have not helped the republicans. i think familiarity has bread contempt. >> exit polling right now, or the latest numbers out of michigan show that rick santorum is number 2 opposed to, excuse me. >> mitt romney. >> thank you very much. mitt romney is in the lead right now. but is this still too close to call and we'll have the late -- we're going to continue
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
for tomorrow night. >> later on the news edge a warning for business owners in prince george's county, why police believe a pair of armed thieves is targeting a certain kind of store at 11:00.  catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities? say. potomac, maryland man jailed in cuba since 2009 may have cancer. alan gross was convicted of spying after distributing internet equipment to the jewish community and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. his wife says he's lost more t
FOX
Jun 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
the first we have seen of george zimmerman's wife, 25- year-old shelly zimmerman. in her mug shot snapped at the jail this afternoon. she spent 56 minutes behind bars after being arrested on perjury charges. she lied under oath about money when she testified during her husband's bond hearing on april 20. her husband's attorney asked her several questions about their financial status. >> other major assets that you have, which you can liquidate reasonably to come up with money for a bond. >> none that i know of. >> a judge revoked george zimmerman's bond after prosecutors claimed shelly zimmerman lied about their situation. according to her arrest affidavit, in the four days, shelly zimmerman made eight transactions moving a total of $74,000 from an account in her husband's name into her account. prosecutors allege in these papers that shelly zimmerman transferred another $47,000 from george's account to his sister's account. all money donated by the public through a website to contribute to george zimmerman's defense fund. the arrest affidavit says that shelly zimmerman went into
FOX
Aug 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
oaks, maryland, with the latest. bob. >> shawn and brian, we just learned from prince georges county fire officials here at the scene that a five-year-old girl that lived in that duplex over there died tonight from her injures at children's hospital. she was severely injured in the fire that destroyed her family's home. >> i started screaming. screaming, help. help. >> jeanette gibson lives next door to the duplex here on carrington court. where a fire that was reported around 4:30 this afternoon killed a little girl and critically wounded her teenage uncle and 24-year-old father. >> he was inside the house and he was call, help, help. >> fire officials say the young man suffered third degree burns over the upper half of his body. >> thought i could say, he made sure he provided for everyone. >> friends and neighbors say it was a horrible thing they witnessed. after firefighters brought the two children out of the burning house on ladders. >> i saw them running down the street with the girl on her shoulders. i don't know if she was upstairs or downstairs. a couple minutes later, they
FOX
Aug 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
people in college park early yesterday morning. prince george's county police were breaking up a fight in the mcdonald's parking lot on baltimore avenue when someone in an suv opened fire. minutes later a university of maryland police officer spotted the suv and arrested the two men inside. 18-year-old melvin watson jr. and 20-year-old dekimbe david branson are charged with possession of a handgun and reckless endangerment. >>> the public got one last look inside the maryland mouse of correction in jessup today before it's torn down. the prison closed in 2007 after a series of violent attacks. the 130-year-old building will be deconstructed piece by piece and the inmates will learn skills to use after they serve their time. >> our parole is to give inmates a training and a certificate so when they're released, they're more employable and they stay out of jail. >> the final demolition will be done in about two years. inmates will then use bricks from the ole building to help construct a museum on the -- old building to help construct a museum on the grounds. >>> with heavy rains moving
FOX
Jul 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in prince georges county and the suspect on the loose in virginia after a fatal shooting in arlington. >>> and a week from the colorado movie massacre, friends and family members say their final farewells to some of the shooting victims. >>> thanks for joining us at 10. i'm will thomas. >> i'm maureen umeh. we begin with a developing story out of arlington. police are investigating a fatal armed robbery at a jewelry store. it happened before midnight last night. at capitol jewelers locate on the 3400 block of columbia pike. this morning, the police say the 52-year-old herndon man dead was in the store. they were responding to the calls from the man's family that he never returned home from work the night before and police are not releasing the cause of death. they releasing the picture of the suspect. those are surveillance photos and they describe the suspect as a black man in his 50s, around 5'7". if you know who this man is or have any information, call arlington police. >>> a prince georges county police officer is recovering after she was shot at a hyattsville night clu
FOX
Jun 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
john roberts appointed by george w. bush read the majority opinion declaring it is reasonable to construe what congress has done as increasing taxes on those who have a certain amount of income but choose to go without health insurance. such legislation is within congress' power to tax. >> i think it's a good day for america. it allows us to move forward with of american having access to affordable quality care. i also think it's a good day because the court ruled according to the rule of law. >> reporter: and yet in his dissenting opinion read from the bench justice anthony kennedy blasted the majority for in his words forcing onto the nation a new act that the court has written, not what congress passed adding, "in our view the act before us is invalid in its entirety." is that is a turning point in american history -- this is a turning point in american history. >> reporter: some republicans in congress immediately vowed to overturn the law which would see about 30 million americans without insurance now getting coverage in 2014 when that part of the act takes effect. >> peopl
FOX
Aug 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in maryland from five sites to six. and place one of those in prince georges county. >> whenever there's a controversial bill, it always, you're talking to people and trying to explain the bill to people and explain why the interest of their constituents. >> the bill would also allow casinos to offer vegas style table games for the first time. opponents of expanded gambling say adding another site in prince georges county national harbor would hurt casinos that have been approved. >> we will jeopardize the creation of those jobs. 3200 jobs already existing at maryland live. >> each casino has its own deal now. each delegation has its own deal now, so you know, clearly the reservation. >> they have been wheeling and dealing to win over the doubters. current casino owners would see lower tax rates to compensate for any lost business and veterans would be allowed to operate small gaming machines. lawmakers from prince georges county say they still feel they are confident they will prevail. >> it's not as chaotic as it might seem. just a normal part of the process when you have an in
FOX
Feb 2, 2012 10:00pm EST
continues. >>> prince george's county police arrested a second man in the murder of a virginia community activist named lenny harris. tonight harris' brother is talking to fox 5. laura evans joins us now with the story. >> the man arrested today, ivan newman of southern maryland. it is still unclear what role he played in the murder, but tonight harris' brother harold says he is thankful that police are starting to find the people who allegedly killed his brother. harold harris is relieved to have answers, thankful for the good detective work, but there is little comfort in the developments of the past week. >> i'm a little numb about what's going on. there's closure, but, you know, the way my brother died haunts me. reporter: lenny heifers shot to death police say during a robbery -- harris was shot to death police say during a robbery back in late december. his family had suffered since then not knowing where lenny was. lenny was passionate about his count of alexandria fighting in particular for kids and for -- county of alexandria fighting in particular for kids and for housing. >> h
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
300 teen girls came out to prince georges community college today. a special sisterhood summit. the goal, to teach girls how to resolve conflicts without violence. judge glenda hatchet was one of the guests. and tracy wilkins also spoke to the group. assault cases among girls went up 24% from 1996 to 2005. that's something brooks says has got to change. >> we want to save our children. we want to invest in our children. we're talking to our young daughters about how to use special media responsibly. we're investing in our children as a community. >> every student who attended today was encouraged to join programs to help reduce teen violence. >>> well, breathe deep and jump. that was the theme for an unusual fund-raiser. for a donation of at least $50, yes, you could repell down the woodies building in washington. the view coming down the side of the building was just amazing. >> it was incredible. i was nervous at first, i'm not going to lie. i was a little afraid. but just descending down the building and being able to look over washington at the same time, it just -- it's an expe
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
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
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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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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
lowest level since i took office. [ cheering and applause ] >> speaking at george mason university in fairfax the president held up the new 7.8% unemployment rate as proof that his policies are working. >> but today's news certainly is not an excuse to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. nts. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: >> but across the state in abington, virginia, mitt romney cast doubt on those numbers. >> the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today as on the day the president was elected, or unemployment rate would be around 11%. that's the real reality of what's happening out there. >> the president's fairfax speechad been aimed at his record on women's issues, a group i says has been helped by his healthcare -- he says has been helped by his healthcare reform law. >> i don't think working mom in arlington should have to wait to get a mammogram because money is tight. don't think a college student in fairfax or charlottesville should have to choose between textbo
FOX
Mar 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
plaza. the other four in the top 10 are in prince george's county including new carrollton, capitol heights and largo town center. despite that report metro says violent crime is down. mpd detectives are still investigating a stabbing after a big fight broke out at the l'enfant plaza metro station. it happened a little over a week ago. a young girl who was stabbed was hospitalized with nonlife threatening injuries. passengers at l'enfant plaza say it's common to see unruly teens fighting. this young girl who does not want her face shown was injured in a recent fight at the station, jumped on by a gang of girls. >> i was by myself and that's when the next thing i seen in the corner of my eye, i just seen a hand coming to my face and a group of girls banging my head into the concrete. >> reporter: her mother who does not want us to use her name says she was shocked to get a phone call telling her her daughter had been beaten until she was unconscious. >> the lady grabbed the phone and said ma'am, a group of girls has just jumped your daughter and me and two other people have -- are ho
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Aug 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> more arrests in a crackdown on prostitution in prince georges county. a total of 70 people have been caught in an undercover sting at college park hotels. the female officers posed as prostitutes soliciting sex and online ads. they were quickly taken into custody on prostitution charges. police say prostitution is a gateway they can lead to other crimes. >>> we are monitoring metro tonight and an update on delays on the red line. metro says those delays are now resolved. they happened when someone jumped in front of a train in rockville. that person died. trains had to run on a single track between shady grove for four hours while an investigation was underway. >> seven minutes of terror, that is what is coming tomorrow for a nasa crew with a major mission to land a rover on mars. find out what they have to do that makes this such a frightening job. >> but first, it's always been a sensitive subject, but today, moms took to the national mall to make their point about breast-feeding in public. stay right where you are because the news at 10:30 is just getting started tonight. sta
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Oct 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
field at 11:00. anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs. that's what the plan george 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. >>> pepco getting high marks for how it handled this storm. 90% of their customers will have power restored by tomorrow morning. some are crediting it to lessons learned from the derecho storm. i would imagine that's probably your take, too right, that you've learned lessons in the past? i wonder if this storm wasn't as bad as people thought, so it was a lot easier to handle? >> we're looking at this as we had an opportunity to prepare for the storm unlike the derecho and that really worked out well for us. we were able to establish our staging areas. we were
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
respect to prince george's county. >> we're both educators and we've learned all the money doesn't necessarily make it to the classroom and it almost feels like a tax on the poor. >> the postsays school spending won't increase. >> i'm opposed to question 7, because i can clearly tell the people of maryland, there is no new education money coming from this casino. >> reporter: the cost of saying yes or no is expensive, an estimated nearly $ 80 million altogether. way more than the nearly $20 million spent by governor o'malley and bob urlich in the 2010. >> that irks me. >> reporter: a former council member filed a lawsuit questioning the legality of the measure. karen gray houston, fox 5. >> michael mcdermott has filed a complaint that digiorno will get paid for drumming up opposition in his voting district. >>> governor mcdonnell traveled all over the state to campaign for romney. president obama won virginia in 2008. this year the state is still in play. >> the president in 2008 offered a pretty compelling vision of hope and change. we won virginia. first time in 44 years a democr
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Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
raise a child." but george allen has not made our kids a priority. as governor, he tried to cut funding for public schools. in washington, allen voted to end tax deductions for college tuition. and now, a budget plan that devastates k-12 classrooms-- all to pay for even more tax breaks for the wealthy. nea advocacy fund is responsible for the content of this advertising. what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> the latest now on superstorm sandy, people in new york and new jersey still trying to recover. one of the hardest hit areas staten island is where fox 5's paul wagner was tonight outside a busy red cross relief
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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
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May 31, 2012 10:00pm EDT
>>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> we begin tonight with breaking news. prince george's county say five kids have been hit by a car after it went through a garage in the 2200 block of hannan street in hyattsville. >> we're not sure how this happened or the conditions of the victims. we have a crew heading to the screen and will have an update as soon as -- scene and will have an update as soon as we get more information. >> also tonight a fox 5 weather alert, storms stretching from detroit to new orleans marching our way. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. that line of storms could bring severe weather our way tomorrow. let's get right to sue palka in the weather center for the details. >> we're keeping a close eye on that 1 because storms have been doing a -- one because these storms have been doing a lot of wind damage as they've been moving east. these may not have not heavy rain but winds to boot. let's look at how things ared an the mid at lang now -- are around the mid at lang now. just -- mid-atlantic now. in the roanoke area we have a f
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Oct 29, 2012 10:30pm EDT
said, all the water appeared to be flowing back out into the bay. we did go over to prince george street which runs right in front of the naval academy and that street was completely flooded, but for the most part even the parking lot at the city dock which traditionally floods, the was no flooding there. so that's a good thing. we did see a couple maryland national guard humvees patrolling the area. the mayor has asked for a little help. there's 450 national guard troops throughout maryland helping out. we've seen one circling around annapolis. we know they're on duty here. also want to let people know the shelter in annapolis high school has 35 or 40 people there. they plan to spend the night there and red cross tells me that shelter will stay open as long as they need to. what we're hearing now is they think the height of the storm and the biggest effects might be 6:00 tomorrow morning. so there maybe some people that might want to stay in the shelter tuesday night. we'll have to wait and see how that goes, but it does appear the rain is lessening, that sustained wind that we h
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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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Jun 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
interested in the maryland market, welcome news for prince george's county executive rushern baker. >> clearly that's what we wanted for importantly, to get a high end casino here. so we're glad that they're interested. >> reporter: the proposal to put a casino at national harbor is drawing mixed rye views. >> a lot of -- reviews. >> a lot of people would not have to go a far distance to delaware or -- and i think it would be excellent. >> bringing money towards the county, if it's helping out the students and education towards the kids of prince george's county, i'm all for it. >> reporter: butch settles who has lived in the county over 40 years is worried about losing his chill-out spot in a section of the county that's been revitalized. >> just look at what's happening, people getting fit, people meeting people out here. you could walk, ride, anything you the woman you just enjoy it. they got a number of people. i don't think the casino would be good. >> reporter: this isn't a done deal yet. maryland lawmakers would have to agree to allow a sixth casino in the state. governor o'
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Oct 20, 2012 10:30pm EDT
social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. and balanced the budget every year. and tim kaine and i both cut our own pay as governors, to lead by example. mark warner and i reached across party lines to get things done. we were a great team in richmond and we'll be a great team in washington. i'm tim kaine and i approve this message ...because we'll work together to restore fiscal responsibility, grow our economy and create jobs. [ male announcer ] tim kaine. bringing people together to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. . >>> for the past 8 1/2 months, passengers who use metro's busy dupont circle station had to cope with the closure of one of the two entrances. that ended this afternoon. fox 5s john henrehan has the story you will see first to fox 5. >> reporter: in recent years
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Aug 13, 2011 10:00pm EDT
on top of. >>> investigators in prince georges county are trying to figure out what caused an suv full of people to slam into a tree. the violent crash happened on the bw parkway after 2:00 in the morning in beltsville. several people, we're told, were ejected and some were trapped inside. three people have died -- an infant, teenage girl and an adult. four other victims, including three children, are being treated at local hospitals. some have life-threatening injuries. we understand that some are related and police are holding off on releasing their neighs until the proper increases have been made. >> montgomery county police are investigating an overnight crash that killed two people. it happened after midnight on holly grove road in silver spring. the police say that a subaru left the road and started spinning and had the a tree. at some point, the vehicle burst into flames. the driver and the passenger both died at the scene. senate a violent burglary in frederick and police are trying to connect this crime scene to a series of recent break-ins. a woman said eight to 10 men g
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Jun 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, thanks so much for coming in tonight. >> thank you. >> an attorney for george zimmerman is delaying his request for a new bond hearing. the former neighborhood watch volunteer is charged with killing trayvon martin. marco announced he would put off filing a new bond motion for several weeks, but didn't say why. his client will remain in jail. zimmerman returned to jail sunday, two days after his $150,000 bond was revoked. he and his wife misled a judge about how much money they had to put up for the bond. >>> the canadian actor suspected of killing and dismembering his former boyfriend will be extradited back to his home country. luca is now behind bars in germany. officers found him in an internet cafe. when someone recognized him and called police. he is accused of video taping the murder and mailing parts of the victim's body to political offices in canada. >>> cheryl crow makes a surprising announcement after battling breast cancer. she is now dealing with another health issue. why she is staying positive coming up next. >>> a case of good news, bad news he economy. america's servic
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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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Sep 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
perro aqui. ¿doggy es aqui? i bet even you guys don't watch george lopez. consuela? hey, it's brian. i'm-i'm looking for stewie. no, no baby aqui. i peed in your soup. happy 15th birthday. which, by the way, is not a special occasion in the normal world. stewie, i've been worried sick. what the hell are you doing here? brian? how did you find me? i used my nose, which i always forget about. come on, let's go. no, i'm not going back! i can't! they're gonna be mad at me! (sighs): i didn't tell anyone. you... you didn't? no, i didn't. look, i thought about it, and to be honest, it's probably my fault for leaving you alone in the car. and if you promise never to do it again, i won't say anything. okay, i promise. my baby! what? i say, let go of me. consuela, we're leaving. my baby! hey, she says it's her baby, man. now, get out of here. is my baby. ernesto. no, i'm not... i'm not ernest... okay, this is so messed up right now. (consuela yells, gunfire, glass shattering) i did not want to have to do that. they were very nice to me up until then. peter, stop staring out the window. ryan's
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Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
well. so are carroll and howard. right here in d.c. and fairfax county, prince george's county and anne arundel county you're just talking about a frost advisory. so we're not expecting temperatures here in the district to drop as low, especially those western in northwestern neighborhoods. 41 tonight in town, but notice gaithersburg right down to freezing, frederick 28 degrees, so well below freezing, dulles 34 right on the cusp there and i think areas right outside the beltway have a chance of dropping down, too. just keep that in mind it. looks like some places in the region will have their first freeze of the season so far this year and it looks like we're kind of gradually warming up through the within. however, it will feel fallish out there for tomorrow. so full forecast is coming up. ♪[ music ] >>> go nats! >> the road to the world series is paved with cheering fans, music bands and crowded metro ride as the washington nationals take on the st. louis cardinals in a must win game five to move on to the national league championship series. it's a pivotal point in the playof
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Mar 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
. tonight, this prince georges county council member finally breaks her silence. >> some local college students get the scare of a lifetime after masked gunmen burst into their home and make off with thousands of electronics. >> and apple unveils the new ipad. the picture will be better than any htv out there. >>> we begin tonight with the councilwoman charged with reckless driving. good evening, i'm brian bolter. >> and i'm shawn yancy. councilwoman karen toles spoke today, reading a brief prepared statement. when we tried to answer questions, she turned and walked away. wisdom martin was there. >> reporter: she takes this citation very seriously and her attorneys are dealing with this particular issue. she also issued an apology and says she wants to get back to the business of running the county. >> prince georges county councilwoman, karen toles, made her first public comment, a day after getting a citation for reckless driving back in february. >> i sincerely regret the events that have transpired, which have proven to be a distraction to the business of the county council. i offe
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Oct 19, 2012 10:30pm EDT
in the trial of two prince george's county police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student. thanks for staying up with us. i'm will thomas. one officer not guilty on all counts, the other guilty of second degree assault put cleared of misconduct in -- but cleared of misconduct in office. fox 5's audrey barnes has the details. >> reporter: prince george's county police officer james harrison is facing 10 years behind bars. a jury convicted him of second degree assault in the baton beating of university of maryland student john mckenna. it happened in march of 2010 after a maryland versus duke basketball game. mckenna, the state's attorney and the police chief all say the real victors are community members in prince george's county. county. >> we believe tonight that the citizens of prince george's county have spoken loudly and clearly that although we appreciate and we really honor the protection that is provided to us, that protection must be reasonable and that protection must respect the dignity of every human income in community. >> definitely glad -- be
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Feb 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
this could have been a major disaster. thanks to a sprinkler system and quick thinking, prince georges county police officers, it wasn't. fox 5's audrey barnes is in the newsroom tonight with these exclusive details. audrey. >> a neighbor saw smoke billowing from the apartments and alerted three prince georges county police officers who were at the business next door. without hesitating, they rushed into that seven story building and started evacuating people before the fire department arrived. the three officers could see smoke coming from the sixth floor of the apartment building. after calling the fire department, that's where they headed. >> we ended up having to kick the door in because it was locked. >> there was a sprinkler inside that six floor unit battling the blaze. officers concentrated on getting residents out until the fire department could get there. >> banged on all the doors. there were some elderly citizens that live there. some have special needs. so we just ran through the hallways trying to evacuate as much as possible. >> most of the elderly residents had no idea
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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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Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us 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. according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the death of a virginia newspaper reporter is officially been ruled a murder. a medical examiner says sarah greenhall was shot in the neck back in july. her body found in her burning home in upperville. so far, no arrests in her death. greenhall worked for the winchester star. >>> a prince georges county sheriff deputy facing a $15 million lawsuit. he was accused of raping an inmate last summer. now the woman's lawyer says the deputy t
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Oct 16, 2012 10:30pm EDT
territory on that stage tonight? >> they talk about al gore going over to george bush in the year 2000 and that was considered a faux pas. i think they both decided they have to act authentically, they have to act how they feel and it was a sparring match. i mean it was great theater and you saw some authenticity. so i don't think either person was hurt by them getting up close with each other and the president did deliver some good lines like your pension, romney saying you know what's in your pension having to do with china investments and he said no. your pension is a lot larger. also things that he did not say he did say, 47%. he did say the gm bailout. all the things he said you didn't say last time, you better say this time and so he did. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, there is a lot more to talk about and what we're going to do is continue this now. my colleague will thomas has a different perspective on some people who were watching this debate tonight as well. >> we continue our coverage now with a unique perspective on tonight's debate , a view from a group of college s
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Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we're just hours away from the polls opening up across the country. president obama is wrapping up his campaigning tonight, but mitt romney is making last minute plans to make campaign stops in ohio and pennsylvania t
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Jun 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
toward prince georges county. the victim su wounds, but said to be coherent when he was taken to a local hospital. people who live and shop in the area are shocked. >> i would be more cautious, i come past a couple times a week. a lot of stores around here. to see that in broad daylight, it's startling. wow. >> police say the victim was alert enough to give a description of the suspect. they have been canvassing the area looking for him. now police say that suspect is a dark skinned black male believed to be in his 30s. he has a muscular build. he has short black hair, facial hair. he was last seen wearing black sneakers and blue jeans. anyone with information is asked to contact takoma park police. back to you. >> karen gray houston tonight. we have more breaking news. a 15-year-old boy has been shot in howard county, maryland. a neighbor found him in a field on frederick road. he has been flown to shock trauma for treatment. police haven't released any other details about their investigation. >>> we have new details in the dewey beach murder. a man believed to kill a woman inside
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Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us 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. >>> investigators want to know who set a church on fire in potomac heights at the baptist church. the damage is $80,000 worth on the inside. someone poured accelerants through a broken window in the sanctuary and started the fire that went out by itself. if you know anything about who set the fire or saw anything suspicious, please call the state fire marshal. >>> monitoring metro tonight, metro showing off a replica of its latest railcars scheduled to go into service sometime in the next 18 months. fox 5's john henrehan goes inside to give us a look tonight. >> reporter: at roughly $2 million each metro's 7000 series railcars are designed to be far safer than the oldest cars in the system. >> this car is made out of stainless steel, much more rugged material to work with. >> inside the new cars will be equipped with multiple cameras so the operator c
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May 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the endorsement comes after a big star studded fundraiser for obama at george clooney's house in california. >>> the historic week for president obama as he becomes the first president to voice the for same-sex marriage. what might come as a bigger shock is all the money lobbyists from both sides of the aisle have been spending on the issue. fox's robert gray has more. >> reporter: for some washington lobbyists, the issue of same-sex marriage is number one. in just the first quarter of this year alone, groups like the american civil liberties union and the leadership conference on civil and human rights contributing to the $1.5 million spent in lobbying for the senate version of the act. provide federal benefits for same-sex couples, but not recognize same-sex marriage. >> there has been a strong effort to put forth a measure that would take back the defense of marriage act, but in particular, there has been a movement to really compel the republicans in the house to come around and get educated on this issue. >> in 2011, roughly $12 million was spent on the house and senate vers
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