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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
do have an accident on southbound on george washington parkway near 123. police are already with it. a brief delay right now. southbound bw parkway after 123. on the woodrow wilson bridge, we are good. roadwork set up today on connected ave. >> it is 5:32. but this started with the showdown between the white house and congress over taxes. >> the president will talk about the economy for the first time since winning reelection. >> it is all we heard about during the election and the campaign. the economy, and that is what we are expecting to hear about again this afternoon when he makes an address at 1:05 this afternoon. >> having a little trouble there, but we will check back in charlie. 5:33 right now. the campaign has released a video with an emotional moment from the commander in chief. >> it happened one day after winning reelection. >>i am really rpuod of that. i am proud of you. >> he got a little teary eyed it there. he is addressing campaign staffers when he thanked them for all their hard work. >> president obama wing replacements for federal white house aids and cabinet me
ABC
Dec 1, 2011 5:00am EST
president are taking part in a discussion at george washington university from 10 noon.ntil it will be a streamed on youtube. w. bush and bill clinton will participate. consideringis tightening restrictions on the of arsenic allowed an juice. consumer advocates push to the agency to crack down on the contaminant. allowing too much the chemical into apple juice. is sometimes natural and sometimes man made. >> arsenic is a naturally occurring element in trace our food, water, our air. trace levels are not a problem. he says the industry tests cynical levels and will follow the fda's lead. >>> if you have money in the market, you are richer this morning. the dow soared yesterday to close 12,046. nasdaq jumped 105 points. sinceas the biggest gain 2009, the seventh largest of all time. people thispy morning. your smartphone can do a lot of including things you not want to do. >>> your smartphone may be a tattle tale. hidden software inside the smart phones records keystroke. is no way to opt out. the data is available to hackers. women in pop culture searches but the most searched anthony.owe
ABC
Sep 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
to you. >> let's get more on that breaking news from prince george's county. three people are dead after an ambulance and suv collide. we are live now on the ticket 600 block of marlborough plight. >> i want to give you an idea of exactly what happened here on a marlboro pike. an ambulance was responding to a call when suv is traveling in the same lane was traveling eastbound. according to the video, you can see the suv going in a high rate of speed. it is an extremely tragic accident. when the ambulance all the suv, they immediately swerved to avoid a head-on collision. unfortunately, the suv sideswiped the ambulance. the suv eventually rolled through a brick wall and a utility pole. three men inside the suv were pronounced dead on the same. two medics were inside the in dallas. they were taken to the hospital. they are now out. we want to let you know that this portion of marlboro pike between silver spring road and brooks drive will be closed for some time. they -- there are still accident reconstruction is on the scene trying to figure out exactly what happened as far as whethe
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
gorgeous drive between reagan airport live on the george washington parkway. good on both sides of the wilson bridge. >> thank you. >>> last night the american public said goodbye to buzz aldrin on "dancing with the stars." he got the boot during the elimination round. he had the lowest scores of the competition. he was a sentimental favorite. >> what he did was pretty amazing. he touched us all. >> i am happy to have been been here as long as i did. >> now i have a dancing husband. i am so excited. >> she has a dancing husband at 80. lucky her. this elimination was not a surprise. his company was in the bottom two. he had pretty high scores the night before. >> buzz is still a stud. >> if i can dance when i'm 80, i will be happy. whatt was emotional to watch him every time he went out there. >> i am glad to hear people appreciated that he went out there. >> he got a standing ovation every time. jim carrey has ended his relationship with jenny mccarthy. they made it popular with a post on twitter. he tweeted he wished her the best. she tweeted he will always be a leading man to her. >>
ABC
Aug 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
shutdown several schools across our region. in prince george's, charles, st. mary and howard county are all close. schools in d.c. are closed as well. they will announce the 20 schools without power will close. we will bring you the latest announcements as they're made. you can also visit our web sites wjla.com to get the latest information. the focus will be on recovery perrin. >> no. england took the final punch. i knew this would be a once the allies time one. they went through the biggest cities philadelphia, new york, boston. 65 million americans brace for an epic disaster. at their most ferocious the winds reach 150 mile an hour. what killed the most people was the hazard in their own backyards. >> it was still dark. i was downstairs. i heard the crash. my first thought was for my wife who is 15 feet away. 4.5 million homes and businesses have gone dark. 20 americans died. let's>> this is a storm that cause lies. my thoughts and prayers are those who died. we will be with un your time and needs. let's the also showed this. >> as you're coming up, we realize this. flexed the la
ABC
Mar 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's county. the proposal involves and are against it. >> we have the very latest numbers for you. >> we have a long way to go. >> it is morning.monday we have some big changes in s of our weather pattern. temperatures will be changing into tomorrow morning. you'll notice that any step outside. be 20 degrees cooler than what we have outside. it is a the five degrees and the district. 54 degrees in winchester. sunny and mostly gusty. tonight the bright blue on your freeze warning a effect along the mason-dixon line. the point westward. it will be just above freezing in the metro area. sunny and 56 degrees. on over.going to zoom startingd traffic is to heat up. o gaithersburg, give thell going to normal travel times. the three best does step. -- goo d through bethesda. in good shape right now through northwest ave. of the norm. the metrorail is reporting that n normal service. >> thank you. is 10 minutes past the hour. to surge. continue a gallon of gas has jumped 11 cents. >> prices will climb through midday. then it'll finally retrieved. the national average price for a re
ABC
Aug 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
big story, sentencing date for a former t convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend. >> george huguely is expected back in a charlottesville today for sentencing r killing his former love.iend yeardley earlier he was convicted of and grandree murder larceny and -- grand larceny a sentence of 26 years. his lawyers are likely to argue it lesser sentence. prosecutors argued he kicked in to her off-campus heard to the be unconsciousness and with the computer. the defense attorneys say it was terrible accident. just a couple of weeks ago he bid for a new trial. the judge said there was evidence to support the conviction. >> thank you so much. a retrial is about to begin for a former army ranger accused of killing his roommate. was found dead 2006. his roommate was convicted of murder.egree he said he killed himself. including heade s depressed and because of appeal court to throw out the conviction last year. it is now 5:07 and we are looking at 67 degrees. >> back-to-school shopping can t expensive. to help you out. how to win $ it will be a another comfortable day today. beautiful and war
ABC
Aug 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
george's county schools are closed. in d.c., the school without walls is closed. the full list is scrolling across the top of your screen. you can also go to our website wjla.com. >> traffic and weather. adam caskey has a check on a forecast. >> thunderstorms. we're going to talk about hurricane irene but i do not want to lose sight of the fact that we're going to see thunderstorms this afternoon to the drive time home. a warm start to the day. temperatures in the 70's. 76 and the district. we're going to climb into the upper 80's. an increase in the cloud cover as well. near lunchtime. into the early and mid afternoon. tapering off just after the drive home. potentially some damaging wind. hurricane irene, you can see taking reconnaissance of that last night and this morning. here is a quick look at the latest attack from the hurricane center. >>> now we will talk about travel times in and out of richmond, baltimore, across the beltway. also a good run along the green way. a quick picture of traffic on the dulles toll road. a very quiet right on interstate 270. more of your neigh
ABC
May 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
center picture. a good ride on the belt way through montgomery and prince george's county. back to news. >> thanks so much lisa. it is 5:20 and 55 degrees. >> how you put a five game losing streak behind you? if you are the nationals you wait till the very last minute. [ male announcer ] knowing your customers is important to any successful business. which is why at wells fargo we work with you to get to know the unique aspects of your business. we can recommend financial solutions that can work for you that have helped millions of business owners save time, reduce expenses and maximize cash flow. as the number one small business lender for nine years running.g... we're with you when you need us. so you can be there for your customers. wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> lifted towards right. >> what a night for baseball. the major league's second no- hitter. only one walk, facing just one more batter. congratulations. >> also, d.c. united lost to san jose 5-3. of course, the capitals lost that triple overtime home wrecker. here is tim brant with the nationals dramatic win. >> the na
ABC
Nov 15, 2011 5:00am EST
diet tonight at 5:00. >>> a lot of activity today. this is prince george's county zoning set to vote on a would ban slot machines. eisler is live where opponents are expected to gather. >> that is right. the issue on the table is to bring slot machines to the raceway. folks say it could create around jobs in the county and generate four hundred million revenue which could help pay for a much-needed new county hospital. say the slot machines create problems of addiction, increased crime and have a impact on the community. today onil will vote whether to ban gaming. in 2008, there was a referendum voted to haveers slots at five locations. to get slots at the race when now would take another statewide referendum to at prince george's county. council would have to vote down this ban as well. right now, the ban has four votes and needs five to pass. bill says hef the has that fifth vote. we will see soon enough. >>> 8 sports programs are on the commissionock as the with ways to trim the budget. the commission is recommending swimming and diving, men's cross-country, indoor and track,
ABC
Jun 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
george's county, a line of light rain move east ward. and moderate to heavy win a in western virginia and western maryland. we will have spotty showers the rest of the day. 63 in hagerstown. 78 this afternoon. enjoy the comfortable conditions because things are change just in a couple of days. >> more rains running during morning and evening commutes. brianne carter here to explain how it all works. >> good morning. some people think that it might be a little confusing but metro is hoping that it will the be congestion relief and easier travel for many commuter this morning. it kicks off from 6:309:30 this morning. it gets under way this morning. what it is designed to do is really to reduce the crowding and transfer the transfer-free travel options for tens of thousands of metro riders. let's get you some highlights. on the yellow line riders traveling from green belt to springfield will be able to do so without transferring. usually riders would have to change lines perhaps to a blue line train in order to be able to do that. on the orange line. there will be additional trains, six addi
ABC
Sep 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
hurricane irene. it closed some schoolings today. let's start in anne arundel county -- prince george's county will make a decision later this morning. a complete list is at the top of your screen and on wjla.com. >> a lot of students are going to have make-up days at the end of this year. time to take a look at your traffic and weather. we'll check in with lisa in just a minute. first meteorologist adam caskey. >> comfortable. 57 currently in frederick and gaithersburg. a little bit warmer in the district than usual at 67. a lot of mid 60's for most of us and a few upper 50's. a mix of sun and clouds. a few stray showers west and northwest to have metro area. potomac high land. very few and far between quick brief showers possible. that's it. lisa baden. well, we're going the zoom right in and jump into the pool of life. the water feels warm and nice. 66, 95, everything running very smoothly on 270. the bulls greenway, the dulles toll road, i-70 between hagerstown and baltimore all clear. 9 5 the baltimore washington parkway. annapolis, northeast. we will give you to green light. 210.
ABC
Nov 25, 2010 5:00am EST
turkeys were named apple and cider. they will be capped at george washington's melbourne is state. the pardoning of the turkeys is six decades earlier -- is six decades old. >>> south korea is boosting security around their islands after a -- after an artillery attack from north korea. >>> former house republican leader tom delay says he will appeal his conviction on money laundering charges. he funneled corporate money to state and local candidates in 2002. he faces life in prison. >>> finance records showed that the former maryland governor's campaign gave the money to political consultants who were urging democrats not to vote on election day. the time is 5:49. it is 42 degrees on thanksgiving day. there is a light rain and out there. >> it is a good 42 degrees. it is above freezing. whetheeather 101. it keeps us from getting the reason rain -- the freezing rain, which we are pretty close to getting. there is a little bit of sleep here and there. overall, just a wet roads and a cold rain. better a cold rain and ice. here are the temperatures on the radar screen. 37 in the suburbs. m
ABC
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
yesterday. prince george's county police the city police from of high yatsville. several people had been injured. n in the victims, a ma his 20's died at the hospital. it is not known yet exactly who hat person is. police believe someone put a nife out during that fight and stabbed that victim. the others are recovering this morning. on told fight happened mall property. lice have not made any arrests. they are still looking for suspects. ey have not released any information or who the victim as in this case. >> ok. thanks for update. now. 5:02 right a d.c. police officer hospitalized after being injured in southeast. of randall e side circle around 10:00 last night when a car crashed nearby. officer clear if the r or flying y the ca ebris but the man who was in hospitalized.so meantime police are trying to figure out where a 5-year-old gun that he allegedly child. shoot another shot in ld boy was afternoon. terday he is expected to survive. olice questioned the alleged shooter and his family for hours. charges are pending. 5:03 now. we're following a developing story from minnesota
ABC
Apr 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
for us right now coming in and out of baltimore. to get on the george washington parkway. >> temperatures will be well into the 80's. temperatures will be falling. we will see the trend. 57 now in manassas. a warm start to the day. high temperatures in the middle and upper-80's. we have to exceed 90 degrees to break any records. and nothing we will break it. we will be in the upper 80 puzzle for the most part. as a good to the next few days, it dimeters fall into the mid- 60's. i had high hopes that if fell by saturday. i am hanging on to help as we could use that moisture around here. after that, they drop. >> in looks good. 60 degrees. >> coming up, check your refrigerator. a food recall that you need to know about. >> a dream come true for fans of hogwarts. your one-stop shop for everything harry potter. >> the president servicemen are in trouble. 11 of them. wheeeeeeeeeeeee! whee! whee! wheeeeeeeee! ah heads up. wheeeeeeeeeeee! everything you love about geico, now mobile. download the new geico app today. >> here watching abc 7 good morning washington. this is the mor
ABC
Nov 3, 2011 5:00am EDT
to avoid a george's county road. officials say forestville road be shut down for 20 minutes at 10:30 this morning. crews will be working on a replacement project. you can use allentown road or pennsylvania avenue as a detour. about 45 degrees outside. >>> more fallout from local showing president obama with a bullet hole in his head. acknowledging there problem with the battery in the >>> in montgomery county jury took an hour to convict brittany of first-degree murder. was killed in march. says they are pleased by the verdict. norwood could get up to life in she is sentenced. >>> there could be in their over second-hand smoke. david complaint about smoke from his neighbor's home. he fired it -- filed a lawsuit. accusing woman is cain of sexual harassment. filed a complaint was aggressive and .nappropriate with her other women have made similar allegations. he denies the charges. >>> more fallout from any mouse by the loudoun county republican committee. it showed president obama with a hole in his head. the part of our rage a and communication chairman resigned. the democratic was a
ABC
Jul 30, 2009 5:00am EDT
. things are uneventful near the roosevelt bridge. quiet on the george washington parkway. pretties we in oxon hill and in tysons along the beltway. back inside. >> thank you. >>> 5:12. >> recommendations are out for who should be first in line to receive the swine flu vaccine. >> we will check headlines around the nation. a big step f >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington," with doug mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, a d.c. mother is found guilty of killing her four daughters. a judge convicted banita jacks on 11 counts. the judge said she secluded and starched these girls before she murdered them. jacks faces life in prison when she is sentenced in october. the senate has passed an energy spending bill. it cks up president obama's promise to close a waste facility in nevada and includes money for clean energy research and covers hundreds of water projects. federal health officials are mapping out a strategy to deal with a possible swine fl
ABC
Jan 27, 2011 5:00am EST
montgomery and prince george's county schools closed. d.c. public schools are closed. the federal government will open two or as late. >> time for traffic and weather every ten minutes. needless to say, this was the most significant event this season for us. >> definitely. it was heavy, wet snow. the temperatures were mild, which caused the heaviest snow. a week tree limbs san and take down power line spirited hundreds of thousands without electricity this morning. sometimes referred to this as heart attack weather because people do get heart attacks when shoveling snow. please be careful when you venture alex to shovel snow. -- ventura out. we got 8 inches in arlington, seven in front royal. 10 inches of snow in cumberland, maryland. snow is exhorting parts of new york and pushing into new england. costing debt and another in a storm -- boston getting another snowstorm. it's 28 degrees and hagerstown. reading your 40 and partly cloudy today. >>> on the george washington parkway, they have been sitting still about 12 of course. they are inching along northbound, nearly 123. a spokesperson fo
ABC
Dec 27, 2011 5:00am EST
college park and silver spring. there was an accident in print -- prince george's county after eastern ave. report of a crash heading out down. you will see some activity on the county line. back to you. >>> the government is losing the battle against fuel consumption and forget the push mower, there is a new hot rod lamarr coming soon. >> for those stories and more linda bell joins us from bloomberg headquarters. >> good morning. people may be trying to drive less and use more fuel-efficient cars because of the pain at the pump but despite of the efforts, the government's gas consumption is climbing and sits at a 25-year high. they say the problem is that there are not a lot of good alternatives for gasoline. the post office was among the biggest user last year. stock-index futures aren't little changed after a three day trading break for the holidays. when was the last time you heard of a lot more at the detroit auto show? you can see one soon. they are unveiling a line of lawn tractors next month. they feature attraction wheels and a speed of 8 m.p.h., making them one of the fastest in
ABC
Aug 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
. most of the outages are in northern virginia, roughly 18,000 people. prince george's county in the same vicinity of 18,000 outages at this hour. we will continue to update the numbers. >>> alexandria took the brunt of the storm damage. a local emergency declaration. the mayor is pleading with people to stay off the streets or clean up people could get to work this morning. a long way to go. suzanne kennedy has more. >> the storm blew in during rush hour, wreaking havoc in alexandria. >> looks like this place has been bombed. >> trees crashed onto a busy bw parkway. >> pretty scary. it went over the roof where i was sitting. >> i think i will be here awhile. >> flights were grounded at reagan national, as heavy rains fell and high winds whipped through the area. the may terminal suffered a partial power loss -- the main terminal. major roadways were shut down at the height of the commute. scars backed up everywhere. >> lightning struck. the storm split more than six trees on vernon street. >> there's one over there and another one. >> they had to cut their way out. >> with a chainsa
ABC
Oct 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
town hall rally at george washington university. he urged supporters to vote for like-minded candidates. later today he will talk about college tax credit with students and families. >>> first lady michelle obama will be in wisconsin today to stump for senator russ feingold. she goes to campaign for senator michael bennett tomorrow. their first joint appearance will be in ohio, with mr. obama and mrs. obama. ehrlich.ley faces bob the campaign for governor boson. >>> sony is teaming up with google for a web-surfing televisions. >> sony unveils its high- definition television line with google tv builds in. software designed to let you surf the web and channels at the same time. you can also download applications to your television. it goes on sale this weekend. 24-inches to 36 inches for the screen sizes. >>> internet explorer 9 compares favorably to other browsers and nez graphics that are rich. >> it allows subsides to run without stuttering or have been trouble loading. that is a big advantage especially as allegros and people are creating rich websites. >> read the full review all str
ABC
Jun 2, 2011 5:00am EDT
. interstate 70 is quiet. good run the george washington parkway. metro rail, virginia rail, normal says -- service. >>> it is 5:42. 74 degrees. [ male announcer ] there'nea new ride coming to busch gardens williamsburg -- mach tower. dude, it's like two hundred and... ...forty feet high... ...right in the middle of oktoberfest... ...the seats go, whoooa... ...up to the top, then... ...the music just stops. and the seats totally start shaking. it's insane. but then all of a sudden... [ group ] aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh! [ male announcer ] mach tower. heart racing. jaw dropping. coming soon to busch gardens williamsburg. [ kimberly ] the university gave me the knowledge to make a difference in peoples' lives. [ carrie ] you're studying how to be an effective leader. [ cherie ] you're dealing with professionals, teaching things that they were doing everyday. [ kimberly ] i manage a network of over a thousand nurses. [ carrie ] i helped turn an at-risk school into an award-winning school. [ cherie ] i'm responsible for the largest urban renewal project in utah. [ kimberly ] and university o
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00am EDT
. r that one this car chase started in anne here l county and ended in prince george's counties. >> all right. thank you. police are also investigating a fatal crash on the belt way. his stalled traffic for hours. it happened yesterday inc. ening in the outer loop of i-95. a man in a white cadillac flat over to change a tire. a driver behind limb stopped to help and that's when a third and ered out of its lane hit them from behind. e cadillac driver was killed d two other adults and two children were taken to the hospital. casey anthony will not be next out of jail wednesday after all. her release date was pushed 17. four days to july arly yesterday a judge sentenced anthony to four years and il for lying to police that included time served. updated ate reflects calculations. seven people and a suspected gunman are dead this morning n grand shooting spree i apids, michigan. say 34-year-old atlanta people rodrick shonte dantzler killed seven people including his girlfriend nd duodaughters. daughters. president obama called yesterday's meeting between top congressional leaders con
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Aug 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
george's county, interstate 270 jobs to a good on falls road. >>> we begin with breaking news montgomery county. police arrested a man in an suv filled with fireworks. >> he said he plans to set them off at the national mall. suspiciousted the vehicle. us to give us the latest. >> could morning. i can tell you that police are here on the scene as well as montgomery county fire department. techniciansmb out what is ine car. i will assure you that a red cherokee, that is the car the center of the investigation. you can see all of the fireials espoo police and mich. -- fire officials are taking it apart. i'm going to bring in a the park police. you do this more information. >> one of our officers was on patrol around 8:30. saw this vehicle parked in an isolated area. the park was closed so he went to investigate. he found a young man and the vehicle had fireworks. he called for assistance and determinedestigation amount ofa large fireworks. called the county bomb technicians to come out. >> what can you guys say about was in there? saying there was some of equipment on top of it
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Nov 16, 2010 5:00am EST
the beltway near franconia. back to you. >> thank you. >>> begin in prince george's county for a corruption scandal -- the top ranks of local government. keeps growing. nine more people including three police officers face charges. this is days after the fbi arrested county executive jack johnson and his wife lesley. there could be more arrests coming up in the next few days. brianne carter joins us with the latest on these developments. >> good morning. on friday we heard that there were going to be more arrests. that proved to be true yesterday. nine more people were arrested, including three police officers. according to authorities, two officers are accused of being involved in tobacco and alcohol smuggling. another officer faces a gun and the drugs charges. federal authorities would not explain how, but they have said the cases are related to the crunch and allegations friday, investigation that led to the rest of county executive jack johnson and his wife. more arrests are coming. yesterday we hear from jack johnson. he said that he could not speak about the rest, but that
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Aug 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
elementary in fairfax. in maryland, all prince george's county schools are closed. all d.c. public schools are closed. the federal government is open. some buildings are closed. to get the fullest, that is going to the top of your screen. you may also find at our website, wjla.com. >> we want to shift our focus to traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> it was quite an evening. lisa baden will have the latest from the roadways. but we begin with meteorologist adam caskey. >> good morning. i want to give you a little historical perspective on the earthquake yesterday. in terms of east coast hurricanes. over the past 228 years, this ties for the top three. charleston, 7.3 in 1886. in giles county virginia, 5.9 in 1897. 5.8 in new york in 1944. it is 57 degrees in leesburg, 55 in strasburg virginia,a. warmer than yesterday today, but not very humid. >>> an accident happened in the 3:00 hour or on the outer loop at telegraph road. a fatal pedestrian accident. all traffic coming from springfield towards the wilson bridge must use the local lanes. you cannot stay to the left to access
ABC
Sep 17, 2010 5:00am EDT
pretty much everywhere. king george, virginia, an exception at 70. let's go to the maps. cloudy skies this morning. the rain showers that moved through yesterday are well off to the east. high temperatures in the low to mid 80's and this weekend, warm but fairly sunny with a little added cloud cover on sunday. not a cloudy day. partly cloudy with highs in the mid 80's. that's it for the weather. >> good news on the beltway, the early morning accident is gone. lanes open once again. no delays getting through there. there is a closure on 95 and college park, closed ever so often. we had an accident there. every so often the ramp is shut down to try get a car back outside. we had a problem earlier with traffic signals out. pamela, alison, back to you. >> thank you. 5:42 is the time now on this friday morning. 68 degrees. >> coming up, the first lady under fire and the white house on the defense. we'll tell you why. >> plus metro's price cuts might not happen after all. >> firsten an acid attack on a my name is vonetta, and i suffer from allergies. [ male announcer ] we asked zyrtec
ABC
Aug 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
normal service. prince george's county firefighters will return to the a 5- of a fire that killed girl and injured two other people. >> investigators trying to determine what caused the fire. at a home in the 6300 block of carrington court in capitol heights. gonzalez is live with neighbors >> . as you can see, a home has damage.e firefighters kept a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. they found a 24-year-old man burned, lying in the front yard. he told them his two children were trapped inside. side of coming from the the house, so i started screaming help. >> a violent fire ripped so quickly that two not able to escape own.eir little girlried a shoulder. i'm speechless. >> the brother and sister were found unconscious and were throughby firefighters a rear window. the 5-year-old girl died. 15-rolled brother who suffered burns and smoke inhalation remains in critical condition. i was at work when i first heard about it and broke down in tears. the cause is a mystery. home had two working smoke alarms. firefighters to put out all the flames. the 24-year-old father suffered burns on
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May 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
break in the action. the around largo and imparts a prince george's county from 50 210. toward down to a little break in the rain but the west.g from all of montgomery county, seeing light rain at this time. already nearly a quarter of an of the highest accumulations on the weatherbug network in hagerstown. than that inore of northern virginia. 62 in the district. a warmer morning than what we had yesterday. 54 in fredericksburg. 59 to start your day in winchester. planned, we will make it in the low 80's today. have a few fronts and a chance when they get hung up a bit and not move far enough north. low 80's 4 highs. if the front stalls, which could 70's.ck in the upper near 90 by friday. today the afternoon and evening showers. isolated in nature, through saturday. >> newschopper7 is a lot with a picture of an accident at bogart.ty you can see a portion of the roadway is tied up. now, it is going to cost you a few moments. the pavement is what. vehicle rolled over several times. is university boulevard. degrees.5:53, 69 more bad news for the new york knicks who are down to the mia
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Jul 23, 2009 5:00am EDT
south stern end prince george's county and down toward lexington park, some showers this morning. temperatures in
ABC
May 24, 2010 5:00am EDT
murdered by an ex-boyfriend george huguely. she would receive their diplomas yesterday. >> it is a privilege to recognize yeardley love as a student. >> she was awarded a posthumous bachelor's degree in politics and government. a cousin accepted a diploma. the students there wanted the university to alert them when there is an incident such as this on campus. >> anne arundel county police are trying to determine the cause of death of a baby boy. saturday morning police were called to a house on edge rockaway in laurel. detectives are conducting interviews and an autopsy will be performed. >>> a pedestrian was struck by a car in hyattsville last night after 10:00 on university blvd. near ridge road. the pedestrian stepped in front of a car. the car tried to stop but hit to the pedestrian. the vehicles stayed on the scene and the incident is under investigation. >>> we have potentially good news for women. the food and drug administration is looking into whether to approve a drug that is being called the female viagra. next month an fda advisory commission will review a german compan
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Jul 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
guilty to weapons charges. he appeared in a prince george's circuit court yesterday, sentenced to eight months of electronic monitoring, two years of probation, 40 hours of community service and psychological counseling. he was pulled over for speeding in september on the beltway, carrying two loaded handguns, a loaded shotgun, and a knife. >> i am ready to get on with my career and put this behind me and look forward to doing positive things on the court. my biggest contributions will be off the court. >> they will continue to let him play for the cleveland cavaliers. there's a lot more still to come in the next hour of "good morning washington" and we are continuing to follow the breaking news of an earthquake in the washington region. and adam caskey will h [ female announcer ] which cheese slices do you prefer? one that has to be called pasteurized processed cheese product? [ lou ] or, one that can actually be called, natural cheese? ♪ here at sargento, we believe your sandwiches, burgers and panini deserve the very best. that's why our family's deli style slices are never process
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Jun 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
between north glebe road and george mason drive. so you are not going to be able to take it that portion of the highway. you can take 395. that's good. i have nothing to report a roundabout way. metrorail is on normal service. >>> it's 5:30. we are following a developing story from montgomery county this morning. investigators are searching for answers after the mysterious death of a 12-year-old girl. >> if she was found at the whole in the 700 block of raven avenue. >> you can see behind me, please remain on the scene this morning. authorities tell us this started when they got a call about 7:30 last night. when police arrived, they found the little girl dead inside her home. authorities tell us this all happened at 7:30 last night. they originally got a call for an injury to a child. once they got here, they found a 12-year-old little girl inside the house dead. police have not released any details as to how she died. authorities and not releasing any details at all surrounding this case. overwhelming emotion shock, and sadness filled this community last night. a number of neig
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Jun 30, 2011 5:00am EDT
washington boulevard. >>> of the day and suburban corruption scandal. today prince george county councilwoman leslie johnson will be in court. >> she is expected to plead guilty to federal charges. brianne carter has more. >> according to reports she could plead guilty later this morning. leslie johnson's court hearing is set for 10:00 this morning. the latest in this county corruption scandal. according to reports the councilwoman could enter a guilty plea this morning. he faces charges of evidence tampering and destruction of evidence. she is accused of having $79,000 in her underwear as the fbi raided her palace last november. under maryland law if she enters a guilty plea, will have to step down from her county council seat. however, according to "washington post her office sent out an e-mail yesterday inviting town residents to an event on july 23 with county leaders, indicating that perhaps she could still be in office at that time. last night her husband for county executive jack johnson entered a guilty plea. he is expected back in court for sentencing in september. her h
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Nov 15, 2010 5:00am EST
to be business as usual here in prince george's county. according to a spokesperson for the county executive jack johnson, he is expected to return to work later this morning. speaking after his arrest friday johnson said he is going to continue to take care of business for the people of prince george's county for the next remaining three weeks of his term. johnson and his wife were arrested friday. johnson is accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from developers for favorable treatment. those charges he denies. also today we are expected for the first time to hear from the incoming county executive rushern baker who is expected to address the public later today. >> a teen who stumbled into the wrong apartment in gaithersburg is recovering from gunshot wounds. people thought he was intentionally breaking in yesterday so they fired a shotgun loaded with pellets. the teen got the wrong address because he was drunk. he was taken to the hospital and his injuries are said to be non-life-threatening. >> president obama is back at the white house after a trip to asi
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Jun 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> prince george's county police investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcycle. >> expect an announcement soon about a proposal to run at a casino at national harbor. >> did homeowners bite off more than they could chew, taking a bengal tiger as a pet? >>>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is 5:00 on this friday, june 15. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. happy to be with you. we will start with traffic and weather every ten minutes starting with lisa baden. >> the traffic pattern change on the outer loop of the beltway between new hampshire and university, this was scheduled three lanes to the left hand one lane to the right are getting through that project. if you are coming off new hampshire avenue onto the outer loop, you get on in the middle of the work zone. if you want to exit from the outer loop to university, you'll have to plan ahead and stay in the right lane. just relax and you will see when you get there. now there's an accident reported in that area of the beltway. 70 is closed. it has bee
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Dec 29, 2010 5:00am EST
, but the building is in good condition. >>> a close call for a wooded ridge basketball coach. george washington collapsed in the middle of the game yesterday morning. a parent in the stands sprang into action. it may have saved his life. courtney robinson has that story. >> good morning. many say that rapid response definitely helped to save washington. he is in stable condition at mary washington hospital this morning. it happened yesterday at brooke point high school. his team was in the fourth quarter with the game almost over. washington called a timeout and then collapsed. the assistant coaches started cpr. the an opposing player sprang into action. she spoke with us. >> emotional. i hope that i was able to help. i would wish someone would do that for me or my family. i think that god was on our side with a lot of people there helping. >> very emotional for many. the coach of colonial forfeiting the game, saying that she wanted her team to go home to pray. there's a game at 2:00 today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a candlelight vigil will be held for an arlington man murdered
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Jan 25, 2011 5:00am EST
central ave. prince george's county public schools plan to hand out of bottled water to students today. so the students should be aware they will receive bottled water so it should not be an issue for drinking water. back to you. >> thank you. >>> the last time we saw such a water main break was in 2008. that is when water flooded river road in montgomery county, leaving cars stranded. the river road waterman was 56 inches and released 35 million gallons. one monday in largo was 54 inches and released 50 million gallons. >>> in the district this morning, a man is fighting for his life after he was struck by a car next to the watergate hotel near the intersection of 25th and h streets nw at about 7:30. it's not clear if the man was in a crosswalk when he was struck. the driver stayed on the scene. the cause is under investigation. >>> police in prince george's county are hunting for suspects after another violent night. last night a man was shot and killed outside a convenience store in the 5700 block of silver hill road in suitland. the latest victim is the 15th homicide in prince geor
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Dec 17, 2010 5:00am EST
, washington. i'm pamela brown. >> i'm scott thurman. closed, culpepper, fauquier, king george county, prince william county, rappahannock, spotsylvania as well. >> the federal government is open today for those of you wondering and don't forget there is a complete list at the top of your screen all morning long. >> let's check in with jim in just a minute but first a busy day for adam. >> yes, yesterday was a bit busy. the snowfall averaged an inch and a half across the region, i would say, on average. some areas 2.5 pushing 3 inches but i measured about 1.6 at my house in arlington. let's talk temperatures outside. it will be slow getting out of the neighborhood. it is doable but some snow cover and slick spots. 25 now at reagan national. 12 in martinsburg. 19 in frederick. we'll be in the mid 30's today. above freezing, which will help melt things down a bit. possibly some icy refreezing spots on the roads tonight. mostly cloudy tomorrow. we'll talk more about the weekend and snow chances coming up. let's go to jim. >> we have some issues out there as you might expect. on the beltw
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Jul 26, 2010 5:00am EDT
to the ground. but the storm killed a woman in prince george's county when a tree fell on a minivan in college park. a large tree smashed through this house as well where everyone made it out ok. \ >> there was a person sitting right where that tree fell on the couch. it fell through the roof right down to the floor and crushed our grand piano. >> it left hundreds of thousands in the dark. there could be chaos this morning. a number of intersections are dark spirit of foresthill metro station is back open after it was forced to close last night due to power problems. several other metro stations were affected. trees on the tracks caused up to three auto delays for some amtrak passengers try to get to union station. riders could see delays because of outages. we are hearing that hundreds of thousands remain in the dark across the region this morning. crews tell us they will be out trying to get services back and running. there is no time given as to when that will be fully restored. brianne carter reporting. >>> a six-year old boy has been killed in the storm after part of a tree fel
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Aug 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
southbound. pamela and scott? >> thank you lisa. new this morning, a prince george's county police officer shot and wounded in the line of duty. it happened late last night in capital heights. details are still coming in. >> good morning, scott. so far we don't know very much. but according to police, that officer is expected to be ok. all the result of police patrolling the area of the capital oaks area. this all unfolded at about 10:20 p.m. last night around marble wood avenue and reed street when they saw men engaged in a group of suspicious activity. once they started to question the men one pulled out a gun and shot the man in the arm. several officers came to his rescue and that's when it's believed one of the suspects was injured from gunfire. >> one of the men in this group did fire at the ewan formed officer. he was struck in the arm and another officer returned fire and we do not know if that's when he was injured. four men are in custody. >> police go on to say the suspect was in fact injured and that it doesn't appear to be life threatening. we do not know the name of the offic
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Jul 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
back to news. >> we begin with a busy night for emergency crews and prince george's county. they try to save a teenaged male from the water. there were not successful. this happened on old stagecoach road in laurel. john gonzalez is there with what he has learned so far. >> prince george's county investigators will be back out here at the willow lake apartments later this morning to try to figure out what went wrong. the pond is just beyond those trees. water rescue teams searched for the teenage boy nearly two hours last night. he was reported missing around 8:45 last seen in the apartment complex. witnesses tell police the young victim went under water and never came back up. search and rescue used boats and helicopters with infrared equipment and a high-powered lights. 80 minutes later he was found under the bonds which is about four feet deep. cpr was performed at the scene. he was then rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. the exact age and identity of the boy has not been released. we understand investigators will be back out here to try to figure out exactl
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Feb 14, 2012 5:00am EST
potential legal and smothering,gns of police statements the two became physical that george huguely did not her. or strangle >> this lack of access in this trial actually provoke a separate hearing. representing several media analysts argue that this is a first amendment violation. it will be interesting to see if handled differently today. in john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> interesting. thank you. stay with abc 7 news for the latest on the trial. charlottesville and be an hour will later newscasts. >> more parents are sending their children to a charter schools. enrollment at d.c. charters year.s rose 8% this enrollment in d.c. public schools dropped by 1%. the article's claim to enroll 41% the d.c. public school students. a d.c. public school says most of the losses were at the high-school level. 39 degrees right now. the child sex, coachcase against former sandusky. find out whether he will be allowed to visit his grandchildren. >> a trip to paradise turned for one supreme court justice. >> ♪ it's the way you bring out the sun. ♪ sunny d! ♪ it's the way you make it all fun. ♪ k
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Jul 15, 2009 5:00am EDT
lower humidity. 5:32. >> george washington parke white is close northbound because of the day -- george washington parke why is closed northbound by park police as they remove a large tree. southbound george washington parkway is open. you are down to one lane at the entire length of south washington street. they started a long-term project on monday that will carry to the first of september. what is good for you now is in this camera and that is the 270 drive. we will have more from newschopper 7 in just a little while. >> thank you. >>> sonia sotomayor returned to capitol hill today. she will face another round of grilling. >> she is counting on her record as a federal judge to silence her critics. courtney robinson is live with more. >> she is repeatedly referred to her 17-year-old record on the bench. she seems to be doing well in the hearings. the back and forth will continue. judge sonia sotomayor will once again faced the tough questions as lawmakers return for round three of confirmation hearings. >> i do not base my judgments on my personal experiences or my feelings, or might
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Jun 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
virginia. >> there's a new fight ahead for the attorneys of george zimmerman. he is the man charged with the murder of trayvon martin. zimmerman's lawyers could request a new bond hearing after his bond was revoked on friday. he returned to jail yesterday. mike conneen explains why the judge revoked bond. >> the judge revoked on friday after he misled the court about the state of his finances. zimmerman argued that the only shot martin in self-defense as martin attacked him, but now the 28-year-old faces not just a second degree murder charge but if a question of trustworthiness. after six weeks of freedom, it zimmerman wakes up behind bars this morning. he was escorted back to jail. the issue is how much money does the man accused of killing 17- year-old trayvon martin have? april he and his wife said in april they had less money than they really had. he raised $35,000 through an on- line defense fund. >> the defendant's wife lied to this court. zimmermann now sits in a cell in isolation for his safety. the judge could hold a hearing in the next few days to decide on he will stay there.
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Aug 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> prince george's county police search for clues into the murder of a 17-year-old girl. >> two boats collided pasadena, maryland, sending a local delegates and several others to the hospital. >> do you remember where you were when the quake struck the d.c. area year-ago "good morning washington? -- "good morning washington" at 5:00 starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> it's thursday, august 23. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. >>adam caskey first. >> today looks dry and very sunny overall with the exception of this morning, where we have some areas of fog north and west of washington. round hill, 58, 69 northwest d.c. the five in oxon hill. generally in the '60s to start the day. 87 this afternoon with a good amount of sunshine. angela. >> one troublespots of our this morning travel. to the beltway on 66, blocking the right lane. a minor distraction. still looking at a pretty good flow of traffic with light volume for the most part. once you reach the beltway and travel on the inner loop through maryland, no problems. this
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Feb 13, 2012 5:00am EST
university of virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend. george huguely is charged with killing yeardley love in may of 2010 in her apartment in charlottesville. prosecutors expected to bring up dna evidence this week and discuss a beer can and blood that was found in her apartment after her body was discovered. it's monday morning. >> still ahead some new controversy surrounding the quote on the martin luther king memorial and one leader does not want to change that statement. >> it's costing more to fill up at the gas pump. >> >> welcome back on this monday morning. texting tactic and weather. >> adam caskey in a moment, but first lisa baden. >> it's a happy morning along 81, 70, route 11. giving you the wide angle picture. everything working in our favor even out of southern maryland, looks good on 95, construction now gone between stanford and 610. normal travel times on 95 in particular between washington and baltimore. taking you to a live picture of springfield, moving nicely near the beltway. try to get away from us is southbound. headlights are northbound.
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
investigators. maryland, prince george's county delegate tiffany alston onl go on trial today that she can reduced pay for funds to wedding expenses. the democrat was convicted of from the general assembly. that was to pay an assistant at firm.w no sentencing on that until after this trial is completed. >> the family of a missing teenager say that was found at a park. police are not releasing any details. gonzalez is live at woodson high school where he was a student. >> grief counselors will be here at woodson high school today. a few days ago we spoke with glenn's family, frustrated about how the case was going. today they tell us they believe n was the boy found in woods. not far from where 17-year-old glenn's car was found a beenago, his body has trail.ff a popular >> he had a future ahead of him. know why he has any or harm himself for any reason. >> hundreds of classmates, friends, and strangers have been searching for any clues. one of those volunteers stumbled park. a young man in the fairfax county police have the same spot last not see the body in the woods. so young. i cannot be
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Dec 3, 2009 5:00am EST
nicely, as you see. we take you now to the george washington parkway. alon and doug. >> thank you. >>> a flood watch is in effect until -- in d.c. and parts of maryland. right now in calvert county, people were concerned about flooding in the community of huntingtown. most of the beach was eroded. people have piled up the sand bags as a precaution against this latest storm. >> that wind is helping and pushing all that water. >>> we have a warm 59 degrees. >> it is a big day for ben bernanke. he faces a confirmation hearing. it might not be smooth sailing. >> a massive search for a pair of missing christmas tree hunters. of missing christmas tree hunters. does it alert you without interrupting what you're doing ? does it alert you without interrupting what you're doing so you can continue to, say, send a video to someone ? holding your messages till you're ready to view them ? droid does. the notification panel-- your own personal gatekeeper. in a world of doesn't... at the jcpenney appreciation sale. use your coupon for an... extra 15% off all regular, sale, and clearance items. no exclu
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Feb 24, 2012 5:00am EST
talking about his decision to convict george huguely of killing his ex-girlfriend. jummy olabanji tells us what the professor had to say. >> ian spence most of his days working in the microbiology lab at the university of virginia. the past three weeks he's been inside a charlottesville courtroom taking in all the details of this high-profile trial. he says that he feels at peace with his decision. he said that the scars will always be there for him. george huguely was convicted of second-degree murder and grand larceny and they recommended a sentence of 26 years behind bars. \ the prosecution had wanted a first-degree murder charges which could have carried a life sentence. ian says the letter is one reason the jury cannot agree on that charge. >> we all did not think that the killing was premeditated. we don't think he went over there with the purpose of killing yeardley love. >> during the interview he started crying and said that he wished the murder never happened and that the jury was never put in that tough situation. they came up with a 26-year sentence because they feel george'
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