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Oct 6, 2013 10:00pm EDT
and his passenger air lifted to printed george county hospital center. nine other people including two small children were rushed by ambulance to the hospital. the police were -- that's what inform us of with that information. >> that they were dag racing came across and hit us. the two friend say it is miracle they were not hurt in this accident. that shuttle down route 301 for nearly six hours. >> do you have words for this? >> um, pretty traumatic. it is worst thing i ever been involved in. it was pretty bad. >> route 301ry open just after 8:00 investigation is continuing. police are not releasing any other names but they do say charges are pending. >> audrey thank you. serious crash grand prix in houston. 13 peck statetores injured after one race car driver hit another car and then went airborne slamming into the fencing there that's sent debris flying grands stands. three people were rushed to the hospital. the others were treated there at the scene. race car driver suffered a concussion. fractured his spine in that wreck. breaking news now from washington. hospital center we
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
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
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
limousine bill clinton had it on, george bush took it off, obama never put it on it is in your face tactic by the dc council. they are going to try to do it on friday s whether they accept it or not, they will lay that plate there and give them the unanimous resolution, mr. president put this on the limousine for inauguration. >>> the plans for inauguration are forming up we know more about the stars asked to perform. richard blanco will be the poet. he is a son of cuban exiles and openly gay. maya angelou was the poet in 2009. ♪ [ music ] >> you are going to hear this voice again this year. they have announced the star studded performance list, beyonce will sing the national anthem, kelly clarkson and james taylor, it is january 21st. >>> drunk drivers beware, crackdown in dc is under way. two new bills signed into law putting stricter penalties in place. matt has the story. >> long deep breath, long and steady into the tube. >> reporter: testing the equipment for all to see district officials, showed off their new and what they believe is an improved measure. >> i think we are c
FOX
Sep 8, 2011 10:00pm EDT
district, southeastern montgomery, western prince george's, falls church, arlington, charles and northwestern st. mary's counties you have flash flood warnings physical 12:30. this has had a great impact on -- until 12:30. this has had a great impact on the region and with more rain coming down from our south we have to watch the next several hours. have to show you these rain totals doppler estimates but charles county has been clobbered with 15.7 inches of rain estimated. we have seen ground truth of that. had a call of alexandria, 11 inches reported by monica peek. near the london town area 10 inches, around alexandria again doppler estimates 11.6 inches. we slide into montgomery county heavy rain up there 6 to 8 inches and on up to howard, baltimore, prince george's county 9 and 10-inch rain amounts. this is staggering in a twoen day period and a flash flood -- in a two-day period and a flash flood watch remains until 2 a.m. for the entire area. we'll keep an eye on what's coming out of the south, but needless to say east of 95 fredericksburg south it's coming up in that dire
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Feb 11, 2013 10:00pm EST
mentally not up to it. cardinal joe george ratzinger with the -- cardinal george ratzinger and by all counts pope benedict actually a shy man who loves reading and writing books more than greeting crowds. >> he has come to the conclusion that he doesn't have the physical energy any longer to discharge his duties as pope. >> cardinal wuerl says that admission from the pope is more evidence the father is a him man. at 85 years old -- a humble man. at 85 years old pope benedict 16th says he no has the strength to lead and no one including the archbishop saw this coming, the first time it's happened in nearly 600 years. >> it came as an enormous surprise. >> pope benedict's decision to step down sets the stage for a conclave in march to elect a new leader of the catholic church. in recent months benedict has been showing signs of age and often seemed tired. local catholics know this wasn't an easy decision, but they're looking ahead. >> there's any number of possibilities of where the church might go. the church is more than just in the united states and so because of that the needs of th
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Oct 7, 2013 10:00pm EDT
case, now reopened. >> scott? >> thank you, will. prince george county bus driver charged robbing several banks in the county police say 47-year-old queen was wanted for three separate bank hold ups. first two happened last months in glen. the third one happened on friday in seven isen. employees were able to get her been plate number and officers over and they arrested her. of tonight queen still employed with printed george county school district. they are waiting for results of the criminal investigation no word tonight if she still in jail. >> we heading into week number two government shut down can there still no end sight. earlier today m. president bam stopped by fema headquarters southwest. he says 86% of kneel workers were furloughed last week. 200 were brought back to deal with tropical storm karen working without pay. the president now calling on speaker john boehner to hold vote on spending bill to reopen government. but says boehner refusing. i have said from the start of the year, that i am happy to talk to representatives about anything. related to budget. >> i mean
FOX
Mar 27, 2010 10:00pm EDT
prince georges county paramedics to be found alive. we begin with that investigation. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. the man remains in the hospital and tonight, many are still wondering how something like this could happen. roz plater is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: this happened in the community for senior citizens and the disabled. people depending on reliable emergency service and they're troubled and trying to understand it all. neighbors tell us it was an alert postal worker that spotted something wrong. >> nobody heard from him, sign him in a couple of days. and the mail lady said all the mail was filing -- piling up in the sing and the air conditioner was on and everything was running. >> reporter: he was waiting outside as the building manager let themselves in. >> and they found him passed out on the bathroom floor. >> they took him and came back out and said they were going to call the police and looked like he was dead. a funny smell in the house. >> reporter: prince georges fire department officials say about noon on friday, two paramedics res
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 10:00pm EST
tonight. that's the latest in bricto, back to you. >>> a house of worship in prince georges county goes up in flames. no one was hurt but there is severe damage in oxon hill at the church. for members of that church community, this is a sad start to the new year. >> we're very sad. this is our church. we were here last night and had such a grand celebration. we welcomed in a new year and here we are again with the church destroyed. >> the cost estimate on the damage is about $100,000. it will likely cost more than that to rebuild. >>> temporary is going to really feel like january. temperatures on the way down. karen >> a little bit cooler out there tomorrow, no doubt. tonight, i want to show you the radar as it goes round and round. nothing up here for our area, but there are a few showers. this is all caught up in this large plume of moisture if you will. it comes up all the way from the gulf of mexico and down towards louisiana. that stays to the south though. it will take several more hours to break up these clouds and actually kind of push them all down to the south. so i thin
FOX
May 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
-year-old -- who killed a 17-year-old prince georges county girl and stuffed her body in the trash is over. >> police arrested her father. rodney mcentire is facing first- degree murder charges in the death of his daughter ebony franklin. audrey barnes joins us with more. audrey? >> reporter: maureen, it was an unthinkable crime. a 17-year-old girl stabbed to death and stuffed in the trash. to learn that police arrested her father in connection with the case, makes it that much more sickening. so does the relationship that is revealed tonight. >> i say there is evidence of a sexual relationship. yes. >> reporter: the d.c. police chief would not say if that sexual relationship was the motive but detectives were suspicious from the beginning. >> the father was a suspect early on in this case. >> reporter: ebony's mother reported her missing last november. a passerby spotted her body from the top of the trash can on two wheels in an alley in northwest in columbia heights and she was stabbed to death. lanier said good old-fashioned police work led to her arrest hours ago. >> this developm
FOX
Dec 25, 2010 10:00pm EST
equipment are you calling in. >> we maintain the state number routes on montgomery and prince george's county, for those two counties, we have about 400 pieces of equipment and personnel that will be out. >> sound like you are prepared. kellie boulware with the maryland state association. thank you for joining us. thank you. >>> amtrak canceled six trains between delaware and d.c if you were planning on taking any amtrak train, it is a good idea to check with the rail line to make sure you are still a go. metro is already on top of the storm. crews are on stand by ready to clear areas. metro has 20 trails that have heated elements to deice tracks and keep the trains moving. the plan is to stick to a close to normal schedule unless there is six inches of snow. >>> the district had many heavily traveled roads. karen leblanc withnc with d dot is here. >> we're going to be treating the roads and ramps. we'll do that through the oopg and we'll be in full employment tomorrow with approximately 200 pieces of equipment on the road. i know some streets have been pretreated. some of the roads th
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
Jan 12, 2011 10:00pm EST
investigation in prince georges county. 13 people have been killed since the new year. the latest, according to fox 5's wisdom martin, a body that has turned up january 7th in a field, it's now become a murder investigation. >> reporter: prince georges county's 12th homicide happened tuesday night at this home in new carrollton. >> it was a case where the owner was trying to defend himself from an intruder. initially, it looks like the person who was killed had broken through the front window of the front door and was trying to get in the front door when he was shot. >> earlier tuesday, university of maryland student, 22-year-old justin desha-overcash was shot and killed in a house he was renting. investigators say the 11th homicide victim was involved in an apparent marijuana distribution operation. >> there's just a lot of college kids that live around here, so it's scary. >> reporter: scary enough for some people like juan guzman to leave the county. he plans to drive to college park every day for classes. >> we decided to live with our parents in rockville and stay there for t
FOX
Jul 9, 2013 10:00pm EDT
murder and that had been rented in the name of hernandez. >> the key issue in the george zimmerman murder trial. why he shot and killed trayvon martin. today the defense explained how he did it. fill keating is in sanford florida. >> for just the third time in the trial jurors watched attorneys pull out the infamous hoody. this time used by george zimmermans defense along with the fruit drink to bolster zimmerman's version of what he said happened -- martin was on top straddling zimmerman and he's supported forensically. >> the wound itself by the gap in the face of contact of the clothing indicates that this is consis zimmerman's account that he, that mr. martin was over him leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> the defense expert analyzing these photos supporting zimmerman's claim that trayvon martin was pummeling his first and smashing his head into the walk kay -- walkway but on prosecution they exploited the fact that this expert has been paid $2,000 to testify and cannot say who instigated the altercation. >> you can't say whether it was trayvon martin defending himself
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Nov 18, 2010 10:00pm EST
investigation in prince george's county appeared in court today. corporal chong chin kim and delabrer had detention hearings. some of delabrer's leagues and relatives attended the hearing and came to his defense. >> i wish the chief did convict him on the first press conference. throw the officers under the bus and not support him. >> detention hearings for both delabrer and kim were postponed. both men served on the prince george's county police force for at least 15 years. they're accused of participating in a cigarette and alcohol smuggling operation. >>> for the first time in eight years there will be a new top prosecutor in prince george's county. glenn ivey is on his way out replaced by alsobrooks. tonight we talked to the new top prosecutor. >> reporter: you worked with jack johnson. watching that on the news, seeing the county exec getting arrested, seeing the incoming newly elected, his wife, newly elected council member getting arrested as well and then seeing a couple days later a couple police officers, high ranking, sergeant and corporal, also getting arrested fo
FOX
Mar 12, 2011 10:00pm EST
. >>> new tonight, a police- involved shooting in prince georges county is under investigation. and this happened around 8. the officers were attempting to rush three suspect when is one was shot and is in the hospital. it's not clear what led to the shooting or why police were making that arrest. >>> a deadly accident in southeast today. a man in a wheelchair struck and killed and the driver never stopping. >> and that happened at 4:00 on being road and h street and matt ackland has more. >> reporter: good evening, this is a terrible one. the d.c. police say of-year-old gary green was on his motorized wheelchair near the crosswalk around 3:50 this morning and green was hit by a car. the impact threw him from the chair and he was pronounced at the hospital dead. &a short time later. >> reporter: d.c. police need your help solving this terrible hit-and-run case. they believe the vehicle that struck gary green this morning could have serious front-end damage and we're told green lived in nearby being terra. this man would say hello to green as he rode through the neighborhood on his w
FOX
Jan 1, 2012 10:00pm EST
george's county has given people the chance to become homeowners. how my home is helping people learn what it takes to buy and maintain a house.     it's the perfect time to find great deals on the 4g lte devices you love. like the droid bionic by motorola for $199.99. or the pantech breakout for $49.99. our lowest price ever. get the technology you love, on the network you deserve. and for a limited time, get twice the data for the same low price. verizon. >>> in two days republicans will have their first winner in the race for the presidential nomination. iowa holds its caucus tuesday night. the sunday morning talk shows were all about this first in the nation contest. melanie alnwick has the roundup. >> reporter: in the final days of campaigning, republican candidates made time to hit the sunday talk show circuits. ron paul along with a sinking michele bachmann and governor rick perry stopped by fox news. sanatorium visited meet the press. >> i've always relied when that crunch times comes in the last two weeks, it's when we'll start to pick up and it's what's happ
FOX
Mar 7, 2010 10:00pm EST
george w. bush's. as president, barack obama must decide whether he'll keep his solemn promise to restore constitution or ignore his vow and continue the bush-cheney policies. there seems to be a softening of the administration's position that mastermind came leek ma hoe mad must be tried in court rather than military tribunals. >> the ads are depend goingry. if we go down the road the aclu has chartered for us, we'll have to let some people go at guantanamo bay because their case will never be subject to criminal trial and they'll go back to killing us. so i reject that. i hope the president will too. >> reporter: senator bye from indiana described it this way. the. is strike to stake out a common middle ground and gets kicked in the shins by the far left. >>> the tsa under fire tonight after hundreds of illegal aliens boarded planes using fake i.d.s. most aren'a security threat but that does that say about day-to-day airport screening. still ahead the investigation. >>> plus, the head of tennessee's hospitality association is apologizing to first lady michele obama. his controve
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Apr 28, 2012 11:21pm EDT
asked, none of them said they were ready to endorse. george allen and jamie, bob marshall all agreed they will likely support higher retirement age before some people can get social security benefits. whoever wins the gop primary will run against tim kaine in november. president obama getting pushed back from the romney campaign. it says romney never would have given the order to kill osama bin laden in pakistan. peter shows us the reason for the dust up. >> a year ago this week, president obama gave the go ahead for the raid that took out osama bin laden, but his campaign is suggesting that if a president romney had been given the same intell, he wouldn't have gone for the kill. and they are making that point in a new ad with former president, bill clinton. >> he took the harder and the more honorable path and the one that produced, in my opinion, the best result. >> after asking which path mitt romney would have taken, the ad highlights the 2007 headline that says mitt romney criticized barack obama for vowing to strike al-qaeda targets inside pakistan if necessary and this isn't t
FOX
Jul 22, 2009 10:00pm EDT
something. i'm will thomas, now back to you. >>> prince george's county police are asking for your help tonight finding this man. they say 21-year-old raymond ford of capitol heights is responsible for several armed robberies and break-ins in the area. police say he should be considered armed and dangerous. if you see this man and know where he is, call police. >>> no jail time for a bethesda doctor found guilty of cocaine possession. instead a judge sentenced him to 18 months probation. the trial lasted four hours with the judge, not a jury deciding the doctor's fate. police raided the doctor's home office back in april and found traces of cocaine. he says he's innocent. claimed he thought the white powder was his wife's ritalin medication. >>> one month aft deadly metro -- aft the deadly metro -- after the deadly metro crash, cause remains a mystery. but there are new developments that could help calm the fear. this is metro on the againstive -- on the defensive after word of more possible trouble on the track. >> reporter: new information tonight about how long metro lost track of tr
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Apr 1, 2010 10:00pm EDT
eligibility after 25 years. >> george till waters not an innocent person nor was he helpless. although he person he killed were innocent and helpless. >> reporter: dr. tiller's family insists he was a family man and respected women's rights. >> he respected and trusted the right of women to make their own decisions. >> reporter: it's been tougher for women to get abortions in kansas. lawmakers are working -- on enacting tougher laws that would continue the doctor's missions. >>> mayor john thornton of washington park was shot twice in the chest while in his car early this morning. it crashed into a tree. police believe the mayor was driving around after working a second job overnight. washington park is a small town where half the residents live in poverty. the city declared bankruptcy last year. >>> five suspected somali pirates are being held accused of firing on a u.s. navy battleship based out of norfolk, virginia. it happened on the indian ocean. the crew of the u.s.s. nicholas returned fire sinking the pirate's small boat and capturing their ship. u.s. forces have stepped up antipir
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Dec 31, 2011 10:00pm EST
outside of the george washington masonic memorial. later this evening on the temple, at midnight, they're going to have that lacer show and drop some balls. -- laser show and drop some balls. >> each year is better and i think we have it to a science after 17 years. >> reporter: the vice-mayor played a role in organizing first night alexandrea since it kicked off in 1994. this year's event features 100 performances in 18 venues across old town. >> and there is no children's activity at the durant center, at the torpedo fact or, the rock bands, the acappella group and they have been here five, six years. >> reporter: revelers cutting a rug with everything from the tango to the charleston. >> you have danced together a lot before? >> a little bit. >> we take lessons and do dance together at the dances. >> reporter: even the smallest attendees are buzzing with excitement. >> what do you got there? [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: what do you want to be? >> a ninja. >> you guys look-alike. stop that! >> reporter: the balloons sculptures are big hits. >> are you kidding? is anything better? wher
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Dec 5, 2009 10:00pm EST
from font montgomery county and prince georges county responded. robert kennedy said he has so many great memories. as a boy, he remembers coming to see a movie for 75 cents. >> it was a time where all my frien and everybody would get together. and we use ised -- used to come up here as a group and together. >> they say this was not just a place to see movies but instead, on friday and saturday night, it was a community center, a place where people came together to socialize. >> i very sad, i cry. >> beatrice lives across the street. she remembers when the theater was turned into a clothing store and then it became her favorite place to shop. >> what i was thinking was that the people that work there, they need the job. >> they do yo and this is a bad time, the job -- [ indiscernible ] >> many of the employees showed up for work on saturday and tood in the snow for awhile, looking in the place with so much history. >> matt acland, fox 5 news. >>> one firefighter was hurt when he twisted his ankle. ad to see that go with the 75- cent movie ticket. >>> another landmark. this is about
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Sep 11, 2011 10:00pm EDT
. coming up at 10 -- >> prince george's firefighters, a look at their message when we continue. ma it's a new totino's pizza stuffer. [ male announcer ] give your kids the new totino's pizza stuffers. new, minimum mess, maximum fun! and these are the ones you'll love as dinner. grands! mini pizzas. grands! biscuit dough... plus 3 ingredients make an easy dinner everyone loves. grands! mini pizzas... from pillsbury. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy. helpers. forty dishes, all delicious. gives us the most nutritious of gifts. but only when they are ready to be given. that's why we pick vegetables at their peak. ...and freeze them fast, locking in nutrients ...for you to unwrap. ♪ ho, ho, ho. green giant >>> more than 100 people climbed 110 flights of chairs or chose a 3-mile walk in honor of the firefighters who died on 9/11. they set out at the maryland trade center at the time the second airplane flight 175 hit the world trade center' south tower. they paused for a moment to remember their cause. >> as you walk today, we memorialize not only t
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Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm EST
president george h.w. bush's status. now details surrounding the new york subway death also. we have a suspect. that person is under arrest and accused of a hate crime. and a disturbing story from the middle east. dozens of people dead after drinking cough syrup. those stories and more coming up on the news at 10. news at 1 . >>> president george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and back in a regular room in a houston hospital. the elder former president has been hospitalized since the day after thanksgiving for what a spokesman called a bronchitis- like cough. but he developed a fever last sunday and was moved to the icu. at the time, he was reportedly on the liquid diet, though a spokesman didn't say why. president bush is 88 years old. >>> the woman charged with pushing a man to his death in front of a subway train is accused of a hate crime. erica menendez is accused of shoving an indian man on to the tracks in new york city, the second such killing in a month. she told authorities she hates muslims and hindus. prosecutors believed she assumed the victim practiced one of those r
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Dec 30, 2009 10:00pm EST
. this man george philips ii is accused of ambushing two deputy, stabbing one, shooting the other t. all went down just after 1:00 this afternoon in a holding cell at the courthouse in warrenton. roby chavez live there tonight with the still developing story. roby? >> reporter: brian, new information tonight is emerging about the suspect and the alleged weapon used. investigators now believe he used a hand made weapon that was constructed while in custody and attacked officers as soon as they entered his holding cell. it was a chaotic scene at the fauquier county courthouse as the shooting unfolded inside. >> we heard sirens and saw the vehicles pull up. looked out and saw the deputy putting the tape across the courthouse and all the ambulances pulled up. >> reporter: a prisoner went on a rampage in a holding cell just moments before the bank robbery suspect was to appear in court. those inside the courthouse scrambled. >> i heard gunshots which i wasn't sure at time what it was till we got a phone call. wwere tolto lock our doors. >> reporter: frantic oments sent two deputies to th
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Nov 26, 2009 10:00pm EST
coming on across. as it gets to the east of the beltway out toward prince george's county and eventually toward anne arundel county, we still have some yellows and oranges there. this is going to ablight sprinkle coming across -- to be a light sprinkle coming across. this is light shower activity moving west to east. still some showers back out towards leesburg and out towards 81 but we're seeing the drying already taking place, too. so as this front comes through, it will eventually begin to dry out. we'll have several more hours of some rain here. temperatures with the clouds and the drizzle today only in the lower 50s for everybody. and you can see right now we're not much off our highs. temperatures in the middle 40s. eventually cooling down tonight in the lower 40s. the cold front is just to the west of us. pittsburgh is getting colder because of the front coming through. beckly, west virginia at 34 degrees. we're still in the 40s and 50s here out ahead of the front. but the front will come through overnight tonight. that will take the rain away. and it will pick the wind
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Sep 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the suspect alexis simpson is sitting in a prince george's county county jail tonight. the most serious charge against her is first degree murder. >>> let us switch gears now. did you watch the game today? >> only parts of it and, you know, i think this is what fans have waited for. it's a new team in many respects. it feels like it and guess what? things are starting out good. >> the redskins at home looking to start the season 2-0 for the first time in four seasons. >> now did you watch? >> yes. >> so then you agree today was kind of a roller coast? >> yes. >> that's how everyone is sort of describing the ride against the cardinals and it really went down to the final minute. dave feldman is standing by in the newsroom. something to smile about. >> absolutely, guys. last season the redskins had all kinds of trauma in their locker room. this year all the players say it's a happy place. last season the team won two games at home the entire year. this season they won two games at home in two games, pick it up 4th quarter cards and redskins, cards lead 14-13. kevin kolb takes
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May 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> a guilty verdict for a prince george's county woman accused in an acid attack. tamara jackson was charged with reckless endangerment and conspiracy for plotting an attack on katrina watts. prosecutors say jackson had a friend throw a chemical on watts and her 3-year-old daughter as they arrived home in oxon hill. watts will have scores the rest of her life but is re-- scars the rest of her life but is relieved with today's verdict. >> overjoyed. i'm happy with all the decisions that were made. >> jackson could receive a maximum of 65 years in prison. the judge revoked her bond. she will remain bars until her sentencing in august. >>> a belgian man tried but failed to crack customs while entering the u.s. this week. the man flew into dulles. agents got suspicious, found 2 grams of hash stuffed inside his sneaker in the luggage. plant was not charged but was not allow -- the man was not charged but was not allowed to enter the u.s. >>> virginia is living up to its election battleground label. coming up the president visits a
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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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Dec 31, 2010 10:00pm EST
. skate indoors on penguins home ice. caps gm george mcphee was asked about a time change. >> they don't care. they just want to play. they don't care what time or the conditions. they just want to play just like when we were kids. you played whether it was cold, warm, snowing. we have play. >> now players have mixed emotions about moving game time, but several including alex ovechkin said it will be nice to be able to celebrate new year's and hopefully this means in moderation. >> thank you. >>> we do hope for ideal conditions when playing a winter sport outside, but obviously that is not the case this year. so how do you keep the ice frozen when rain and warm temperatures move in? we turn to fox 5's stacey cohan to find out. >> reporter: the ice here at pentagon row is packed with skaters and they told me how they make sure this stays frozen so all of these families can have fun. there are the long laces, the patient waiting and then the doors open and the holiday skaters are off for a spin around the frozen water in the middle of this shopping center. rink is so popular during winter
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Aug 30, 2011 10:00pm EDT
georges county are without power and a decision will be made in the morning. >> many people out there are still in the dark tonight. right now, pepco has just over 6,000 customers off line. bge, nearly 9,000. sadly though, the push to keep the lights on turned deadly for one family. fox 5's will thomas has more from the aftermath of irene in the newsroom. >> our region was spared from major flooding and catastrophic damage but power outages are significant. in fact, irene caused nearly three times as many power outages than the 2010 blizzard, a lot of us remember as snowmageddon. we talk about pepco here but pge is talking about it as well. we spent some time in montgomery county on miles road serviced by bge. after they lost power, neighbors have a message. >> figure it out, bge. >> get your act together, big time. >> my message to bge is can you please turn my power back on? i miss the internet. >> help us pay for some of the generators and the fuel and the wasted food. >> reporter: a round table discussion with frustrated bge customers in burtonsville, maryland. >> i can't get my c
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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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Dec 20, 2009 10:00pm EST
coming in fast. montgomery, prince william, prince george, arlington, loud down schools closed tomorrow and tuesday. there's plenty more. watch the top of your screen to see if you're affected. let's go to the fox 5 weather center with glenn. let's talk about the refreeze. >> that's a major concern. let's look at video we had shot earlier today. here's a look at what's outside. puddles of water here and there, wet pavement, wet areas on sidewalks as well, slushy conditions. all of this potential f becoming ice in the overnight hours. that's one of the major concerns out there. the roads have been worked on by the crews tonight. we're seeing a lot of melting out there that happened this afternoon. tonight, though, that's where the danger lies in the overnight hours. let's take a look. temperature dips mean slick spots. tonight temperatures expected to dip down to 20s. in the suburbs even lower, expecting overnight lows to dip to the teens. black ice definitely a danger on sidewalks, jinx overpasses. side streets have been untreated as yet by the road crews. this is what you have
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Jun 21, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >> brian, back inside. >>> a prince george's county boy in critical condition after a near drowning in upper marlboro. sky fox over the scene shortly after the incident. police say the nine-year-old jumped into a pool and hit his heads. they say the boy was rescued from the water taken to southern maryland hospital center in serious condition. new tonight out of prince william county where police can r. keeping an eye out for four younger men who attacked an older manselling ice cream. we spoke to the victim at the scene of the crime. bob. >> reporter: brian, we're keeping the ice cream man's identity a secret. he is the victim of a brutal crime. the young man who beat him still on the loose. he's just out of the hospital and nursing some nasty wounds. a bloodied eye, six stitches in his nose, a cut-up elbow, attacked and beaten by four teenagers, while selling frozen fruit bars from his tiny cart on this street in manassas tuesday afternoon. >> one subject that punched me in the face. when i fell the other subject started kicking me in the face. i yelled and several bystanders came
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Nov 17, 2010 10:00pm EST
got a tip from a fox 5 viewer to take a look at what's really going on inside prince georges county office of human relations commission. it's a small agency, less than a dozen employees, but what we uncovered prompted the county to take immediate action. it's the middle of the work day, 2:00 on a wednesday, and james greer is trying to sell us a house. >> only thing he did, put new carpet upstairs. >> reporter: we found the listing for this town house online and called greer, the agent selling the property. >> we're trying to keep track of all these. >> yeah yeah yeah. >> reporter: here's the thing, greer does not realize the guy holding the flip camera is a fox 5 photographer, or that we've been investigating him for two months, because this is not his full-time job. greer works for the prince georges county government making $106,000 a year as the deputy director of the office of human relations commission, the county agency charged with investigating discrimination complaints. >> hope i'm not pulling you away for anything too important. >> don't worry about it, i just work for t
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Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm EST
received more than 60% of the white vote in the election, the same as george h.w. bush did who won with more than 300 electoral vote, but romney well short of that did not win. what does this mean to the gop as we're starting to see the map change, more diversity here in the united states? >> well, absolutely. lindsey graham, the republican senator from south carolina said his own party is doomed unless they realize that they just can't be a constituency of white males. 20 years ago the electorate, the turnout, was 90% white. it's now 74% and hispanics and african americans and asians have gravitated almost 90 or 80% to the democratic party and so politics is addition. it's not subtraction and it seems to me that if the rep party presents itself as a country club and doesn't allow everybody in, their political future is doomed. >> the other thing that seemed to doom the gop this time around were the social issues, women's rights to marriage equality. do you think they need to lean more to the middle? >> well, i would think that they don't want to talk about those issues and they ha
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Jul 14, 2012 10:00pm EDT
>>> our top stories at 10, a violent weekend across the d.c. area, especially in prince georges county, where two separate shootings leave two men in critical condition and another man dead. >> trains on all five lines forced to come to a halt this afternoon after a computer glitch. >> and virginia is the place to be for politicians this weekend. not only is president obama making his rounds on the campaign trail but governors are in across the country. i'm maureen umeh. we begin in prince georges county where police are investigating a shooting death. and it happened at an apartment complex. audrey barnes has more. >> reporter: that complex is packed with people all the of the time. the sound of gun fire sent dozens flooding into the court yard area. when police arrived, they found an adult male dead in the hallway of one of the buildings. he might have been shot inside an apartment, the hallway was as far as he made it afterward and other than, that police don't have much to go on. >> and there is no suspect information. as can you see, there is a lot of people that are out an
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Aug 29, 2011 10:00pm EDT
george's county and montgomery county may have individual schools closed. >> the trouble is the power outages. tonight thousands are still in the dark. >> pepco reporting more than 31,000 customers, dominion, virginia 5,500 plus, put pge more than 150,000 customers in five local counties. crews are working around the clock. we'll start tonight with fox 5's will thomas in prince george's county. will? >> reporter: good evening. we're in capitol heights where a cluster of homes have no power, about 20 homes. neighbors know pepco officials are probably watching, so they would watch me to mention canada street. pepco tells me it's got about 1,300 personnel in the field overall working 16 hour shifts. when you subtract support personnel, we're talking about 1,000 people actually turning wrenches. it's enough generator power to turn on a light and tv. >> i had to cook on the grill last night. >> reporter: but for the hawkins family the last couple days have felt more like a camping trip right here at home in capitol heights. >> very frustrating. two small children, no entertainment. it's ex
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Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm EST
hours in prince georges county. now five people are under arrest for the murder of after 15-year-old student. >>> we're going to begin tonight with breaking news. a child is dead after a family is run over by their own car in prince georges county. happened just before 8:00 tonight on the 600 block of audrey lane. father exited his vehicle with his two young children, left the engine running and that's when the car ran into gear and ran over the family. both children taken to the hospital. a three-year-old pronounced dead. a two-year-old right now in critical condition. the father treated at the scene. we'll have a reporter on the scene. we'll update you in a few minutes. >>> now to more breaking news. a huge fire on germantown road, you can see the damage. the building is a catering company warehouse. it's next to the electrical substation. so far, no reports of any injuries and no word on a cause. >>> and now to the arrest in a murder of a maryland teenager. he was killed over a pair of shoes. >> one of three in the last 48 hours across prince georges county. let's begin with will
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Sep 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
military but found something more interesting at george washington university. it was international studies. >> he came down here and it just seemed like everything was now fitting together and this is what he wanted to do. >> reporter: casey just started grad school at george washington in august. friday night around 2:30 in the morning he met two friends at the mcdonald's on m street, but trouble was already there. >> pat arrived and three guys started to put some taunts towards pat's friend and to pat, eventually to pat. so some barbs went back and forth. >> reporter: witnesses told miss three men got into a verbal at -- police three men got into a verbal altercation with patrick and after they left one of the friends sucker punched patrick in the face. >> he went down hard, hit the sidewalk and suffered a massive head injury. >> reporter: casey was taken to the hospital where he he spent days fighting for his life. tuesday night he died from his injuries. >> we thought when he was in afghanistan, we thought that was the way he would end his life. this is worse. i don't know. >>
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Jun 28, 2011 10:00pm EDT
professionals. >>> alcohol delivered right to your front door in prince george's county, it's been happening more than 60 years. only a handful of stores do it, but more stores want in. fox 5's john henrehan has details on today's liquor board hearing. >> reporter: there are 150 liquor stores in prince george's county, maryland. only about six of them have taken advantage of a 1947 law that allows home delivery of beer, wine or spirits. a relatively new store is asking the liquor board for permission to begin home deliveries. so the board is now contemplating rules for that. >> what we're trying to do is put a structure around this right so that when it's done, it's done in a way that there's a trail, an audit trail. >> reporter: the proposed new regulation for home delivery of alcohol would require identification proving the recipient is over the age of 21. some county residents worry about the safety of liquor delivery. >> and you know about the pizza delivery guy who was killed for a pizza and $13. now that was for pizza. >> reporter: retired d.c. police lieutenant sam doyle who
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Apr 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. >>> we are also following more breaking news, this time in prince georges county. police investigating a deadly shooting in district heights. it happened just before 8:00 tonight along addison road. the officers arrived and found a man suffering from gun shot wounds. he was rushed to the hospital where he later died. no word tonight on the victim's identity or a possible motive. >>> another big story we are following, tragedy inside a maryland home. five people found dead in oxen hill. police believe carbon monoxide is to blame. fire officials will go door to door tomorrow warning residents about the dangers. fox 5, audrey barnes is live in oxen hill with the story. audrey. >> reporter: normal carbon monoxide levels are 5 parts per million. the level inside this home on shelby drive was 550 parts per million. investigators say it would be nearly impossible to survive even an hour with levels that high. and the five people living here did not. >> terrible for me, he was a kind person and we all loved him >> reporter: relatives rushed to the small brick house, hoping for th
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Jun 28, 2010 10:00pm EDT
prince george's county. looks like this one might be headed towards deal as well. you could probably here a little -- hear a little bit of thunder and lightning. it does appear it's getting a little stronger. today another record. the record was for bwi marshall. they were up to 99. then the thunderstorms fired up and that cooled us down quite a bit. some some cases actually temperatures at national tumbled today into the 70s. a couple of quick pout we are outages. -- quick power outages. montgomery county over 5,000 without power. in prince george's county about 400 or so still looking for some power tonight. hopefully that can get turned on quite quickly. summertime thunderstorms, they signal change. and we have some cooler temperatures coming. that's all in the forecast in just a bit. >> like the sound of that. >>> of course you can track the temperature tumble for yourself on myfoxdc.com. just click on the weather tab to get a glimpse of the five- day forecast. >>> new tonight another murder mystery in the nation's capital but this time the brutal crime is tearing apart communities on
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Jun 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
georges and the district, brian, but yeah, it was full of lightning, especially a little while ago. it was coming south on 270 around gaithersburg and restin. we had quite a tremendous light show. earlier tonight we had reports of hail in the pan handle of west virginia. in berkley county we saw very strong thunderstorms, martinsburg and damage in louden. let's go to radar because what we have left is a little bit of lightning but just a moment ago, some flash flood warnings got issued for this collection of thunderstorms i'm going to show you, still pretty far down to our south, and this is going to be for page county and rockingham county around the harrisburg area, they're getting a lot of rain. not for the severity of the storm but the heavy rain they're continuing to see. quick look at vipir, there is more to come and there's more rounds of summer-like thunderstorms, the heat is on. the humidity is off the charts, and we think that once again tomorrow we're going to see that heat pump sending in a lot of humidity and temperatures getting into the low 90s, so prepare yourself,
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Sep 5, 2010 10:00pm EDT
out of prince george's county. candidates say fake ballots are circulating and they may be illegal. it claims anthony mues end corresponded -- endorsed the candidates in it. but the fake ballot tells you to vote for his opponent. that person is one of the people he blames for the fake ballot. >> i went to the three candidates who were the primary ones carrying it. and i said these are fraudulent, you can't carry these. but having potential lawmakers to say me, i don't care if we are breaking the law we will carry them for three days. and that was basically the response until the police actually went out to make these candidates put down these ballots. >> he linked the phony ballots to his opponent chapman and valderald and jerry mathis. we called all of them and left messages. we have not received a response yet. the fake ballot lists citizens for change as the group responsible. but that campaign committee does not exist. >> with elections creeper closer political parties are out in full force. democrats in virginia hit the pavement today trying to gain support. former virginia go
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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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Aug 31, 2011 10:00pm EDT
schools will return to class on time tomorrow. in prince george's county crofton woods elementary school is the only school without full power. you can expect an announcement by 6:30 a.m. tomorrow. in anne arundel county seven schools are still closed because of power outages. the list is on www.myfoxdc.com. here's a look at power outages in our area. pepco has 2,000 customers in the dark, bge has 5,000 in montgomery and prince george's county and southern maryland electric is down to fewer than 10,000 customers. >>> the earthquake may have caused hidden leaks in the washington monument. according to the national park service engineers sealed cracks from the quake but discovered water inside the monument after the hurricane. a spokesperson says there were puddles on stairwells toward the top of the monument. engineers are searching for the source of the leak but say the monument is sound. >>> damage from earthquake will keep the national cathedral closed at least another week. the quake caused three of the fire spires on the cathedral to break off. there are cracks on the upper pa
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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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