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Oct 2, 2013 5:00am EDT
seeing there now, john? >> good morning. at this hour, prince george's county confirming a police-involved shooting. there is a massive crime seen in the calverton section of prince georges county. state police assisting prince georges police with this. forensic trucks, evidence vans, lining the street. this is the 3800 block of twin lakes drive. a large apartment complex. it appears police and detectives are focusing their efforts on the tree line just beyond a dog park. you see the fenced-in area, it appears that's where police are spending a lot of their time. here to talk to us more, twig -- prince georges spokesperson. >> a caller report as woman is screaming, get off me. our spers arrive within one minute. they fiend a woman who appears to be injured and see a man running from the scene. there is a short foot chase, a confrontation between our officer and this suspect. our officer discharged his weapon. the male suspect shot on killed. our officer, who is a seven-year veteran is not injured. we have this large crime scene. our forensic investigators are pouring over this sce
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Feb 2, 2011 5:00am EST
accident on the george washington parkway. the northbound is now closed .ajad police telesis it is a single vehicle crash. you will have to go up to 140. the new king it on the parkway. a southbound traffic is bidding by. nothing to report across the bridge. here we are. and we are back to the news desk. >> 36 degrees. the time is 5:42 a.m. the super bowl soothsayer picks this year's winter. -- winner. >> pepco under fire. we have drink in the rich, bold taste... of premium roast coffee -- 100% arabica beans. it's so rich, but so just a dollar. on the dollar menu at breakfast. and that's what we're made of. ♪ ba da ba ba ba he wanted a curriculum designed to meet market needs, with faculty who brought real-world perspective on where the business world was headed and the practical experience to help him make an impact. my name is sean blankenship, i'm making the electric car more accessible, and i am a phoenix. [ male announcer ] imagine what a business degree can do for you. with four northern virginia locations, one is closer than you think. with four northern virginia locations
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
to you. >> thank you. two prince george's county officers on administrative into as investigators look left one mane critically wounded. d.c. police are handling the because then happened underside of southern avenue in southeast. it happened around 10:00 last night. two princeton does county officers responding to reports walking around shots. they approached him, he officers.he they fired back. the man was struck several and taken to hospital. . a barricade situation said a catholic university student to the hospital. thece responded to disturbance after midnight. a university spokesperson said the student had barricaded room and atde a some point either jumped or fell off a fourth floor of the building. he was transported to the hospital conscious >> . mitt romney backing down from controversial comments that he made during a private fund- raiser. >> president obama responded last on the david letterman show. tuesday night, president obama weigh in on mitt romney's remarks. in 2008, 47% of people voted for and not me. what i said on election night was even though you did not vo
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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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May 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
>>> straight ahead prince george's county corruption. a six-month federal probe has ended with a guilty plea. >> arnolds originator's affair, new details about the timing of the scandal and the actor's children are speaking out. >> flash floods warnings. more rain means another chance of high water. ""good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. it is wednesday, may 18. i'm scott thuman. >> i am alison starling. thanks for being with us on this wednesday morning. let's get started with traffic and weather. you could feel the m mugginess in the air. >> we will be into a summerlike weather pattern by sunday. first let's get the watches and warnings. flash flood watch in effect for everybody. we could have flash floods. there are active flood warnings for some area creeks and streams especially around fauquier county and culpeper county. no. loudoun county. there are showers straddling the potomac and moving all the way into the potomac highlands. low 70's's this afternoon. they wi
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Mar 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
the arrest of george zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot a teenager. >> this man has not been arrested for killing my son. >> everyone who is holding the legacy of trayvon and making sure he did not die in vain, i would like to say thank you. >> a shooting as our national outrage. according to an orlando newspaper, police documents appear to support zimmerman's claim that he fired in self- defense. a former montgomery county pasteurella admitted he sexually abused a young girl will be sentenced today. joe ivey could spend a for your years in jail after pleading guilty to having sexual contact with a 10-year-old girl. he was senior pastor joe ivey before resigning last september. the abuse started in 2009 and lasted about two years. still ahead customers went to lottery counters is today hoping to get a winning ticket. find out if anybody is lucky enough to win. and a proposal to let people pay to name highways and bridges in virginia. first another check on traffic >> coming up, taking traffic and weather, starting with steve rudin. a little warmer than this time yest
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Jul 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
. those already on the way i looked will be deported. >>> a vehicle was stolen in prince george's county. officers pursued the two suspects in a vehicle, following an armed robbery at the best western on south glebe road in arlington. they ended in old town alexandria and one of the suspects fled. those men are in police custody and no one was hurt. >>> now to the latest on the power outages that are still plaguing our area. local power companies including pepco have made significant strides but we're not out of the woods. more storms are in the forecast. brianne carter has the latest from the staging area where restoration crews are in gaithersburg. >> houses split in half and streets blanket it with wires in aftermath of sunday's storm. >> this is new for me. >> four days later, generators going and residents are frustrated. >> i am getting very uncomfortable. >> residents of capitol heights have been sweating. a scary situation for hurtt two-year-old granddaughter on a feeding tube. >> we are working with a battery right now. >> only five residents in that area remain without p
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Aug 25, 2009 5:00am EDT
george's county. >> for some, it could be the first day back in a classroom. courtney robinson has more on it scheduling mix up. >> absolute confusion, according to stevens yesterday. the message for statins today, show up to schools. there is no promise the students will be sitting in a classroom. no schedule, no classes. they worry if another school day it will be spent in the gymnasium. she is one of about 8000 prince george's students who sat around waiting. beacon -- the computer system failed to upload schedules. >> it is absolute chaos in there. they are overbooked. they're trying to work to get these kids schedules. they are having a problem. >> of the glitches did not end there. one boy waited at a bus stop that never came. parents and students are frustrated, wondering how this happened and if today will start the school year right. >> the computer is down. nobody can gets nothing. don't make no sense. >> this computer glitch happened that a majority of the high schools in prince george's county. they are working to fix this issue. no timetable on when everything will be
ABC
Oct 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
north and south on 95. now to alison and julie. >> thank you. >>> police in prince george's county are looking for whoever shot an off-duty cop. >> it happened when two suspects tried to carjack the officer. matt brock is live with the latest from this still developing story. >> this happened at about 10:00 last by. police set up a perimeter to search for the suspects. we can show you some video of the roadblocks set up around allentown road. it is about 1/4 of a mile away. an off-duty police officer getting into his vehicle was accosted by two suspects at gunpoint. police are not saying whether they were trying to rob him or carjacked him. there was an exchange of gunfire. the officer was hit in the hand. we're told the officer is going to be ok. the suspects are on palooza. police have not yet provided a good description. -- the suspects are on the loose. the search is on for the suspects in fort washington. things are quiet here. we have only seen one officer here on patrol checking things out. they are looking for these suspects. matt brock, abc 7 news. >> thankou. >>> there is a d
ABC
May 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
switch replacement on the green line. greenbelt, college park, prince george's plaza, and west hyattsville will be closed. the red line will single track through all two areas and yellow line trains will alternate between mount vernon square and huntington. >> i can see them not to get out all at once. >> the nationals will take on the phillies and home. and nearly the same time the capital stock will hit the ice again at the verizon center. >> it's going to be mayhem. >> metro says the work is needed to keep up the safety and reliability of the system. they will have shuttle buses running. they will have extra trains on the tracks as well, especially around the stations near both stadiums. they say to try to use a different station to reroute your normal route so perhaps you will not have as many crowds. sign up for metro alerts on your phone to find out if there are any changes. brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> thanks so much. virginia becoming the hottest new battleground states in the race for the white house. president obama fighting for another victory in the commonwealth f
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
several states. romney at george mason university in fix. we have a preview. >> after nearly a year of campaigning it comes down to a final day on the campaign trail. last chance or candidates to get out the final push before polls open. in less than 24 hours voters will have r head to the polls. >> i haven't made up my mind. >> the candidates and running mates are chris crossing the swing states today. president barack obama will hold events in wisconsin and ohio and vice president joe biden will be in virginia. mitt romney will stop in florida, ohio and new hampshire and paul ryan in colorado nevada and iowa. >> i want to show what you real change looks like because i fought for it. because i delivered t. we can't give up on it now. >> we hoped president obama would live up to his promise to bring people together to solve big problems but he hasn't. and i will. >> polls show the race is dead looked. 49% of likely votersobama and 48% romney. nearly every poll is just that close. we already know this tens of millions of people have cost ballot because of early voting. certainly this wi
ABC
May 14, 2010 5:00am EDT
the george washington parkway. you can see the lights flashing at the end of the runway. >> thank you. >>> the latest now on the terror plot in new york city. at least three more people are now in custody. the city gets a new scare overnight. courtney robinson has the latest on that. >> you are talking about a suspicious car that was reported overnight. it had gas canisters but it was not a threat. another man is in custody in pakistan. he led faisal shahzad to travel through a-making camp. authorities conducted raids in several northeast states yesterday, taking three pakistani men into custody. more arrests could fall. authorities hope they will be able to prove pakistani taliban is involved. shahzad is cooperating with authorities. this comes as many new yorkers are upset about cuts to the transit authority. they will drop $42 million. money to the port authority will also be/. those cuts were in place prior to the attempted bombing. >> thank you. >>> bp is looking at new ways to contain the massive oil spill. it has at least seven ideas to reduce flow of oil. president obama w
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Dec 21, 2009 5:00am EST
george's, and washington county county schools are closed, and the federal government is closed as well. >> you can find a full list scrolling at the top of your screen, or log on to our website. now let's get an update on the situation outside. >> jim russ is filling in for lisa baden, but let's start with meteorologist brian van de graaff outside our studios here in rosslyn. you've been working all weekend long. finally things are starting to clear out a little bit. >> they are indeed. the folks in arlington working throughout the night, they're taking bulldozers, picking up all these piles of snow, pouring them into dump trucks, so they're working around the clock. they have been number of stone since friday. let's talk about at these cool numbers. some of that snow that melted turned into ice. 27 in winchester. 28 in riverdale. fairfax at 22. so some slick spots. i know the roads are treated, but just watch out for black ice here and there. your forecast today, partly sunny, as a little system swings through. there could be a couple of flurries, otherwise mid 30's to upper 30's
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. making the travels on washington boulevard, george washington parkway baltimore-washington new yorkway, no worries. downtown on pennsylvania avenue, that looks great. from 270 between frederick and the beltway,we're near speeds too. cynne, steve, back to you. >> it is the costliest presidential campaign in history. it's over now, and president obama is staying put. voters decided to give him another four years in the white house. >> the president surpassed the 270 electoral votes which were needed for re-election. our brianne carter live outside the white house with reaction from the president, as well as from mitt romney. brianne, good morning. >> good morning to you. it was a big night for president barack obama. cheers erupted there in chicago and here in washington, d.c., as the numbers started to come in. it was virginia and ohio that really made it clear to the president's campaign that he would be back here at the white house for the next four years. now, during his victory speech, the president said he is more determined and more inspired to get back to work. he also talked a l
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
parkway george washington parkway open for both. no problems reported there. in manassas, the prince william parkway with to the foreclosed south of i-66. if your destination is to get to 66 used would to 34. -- use route 234. no problems on the bell with a alexandria. heading into d.c., good so far. 270, a little bit of volume. beyond rockville, travel lans are wide open. >> 5:33 by now. the polls will open a little later this morning for election day. >> a lot of attention on the battleground state of bridging and loudon county. >> a half-hour from now, polls were open here this is one of the biggest polling places in loudon county. but the ground virginia is a big focus for this election. both candidates have spent a lot of time here and the past two weeks. with the focusing on the voters here. there are a lot of love will be turning out here -- of people that will be turning out here. expect long lines. plan ahead. anyone in line by 7:00 will still be able to cast a ballot. those candidates opening this -- hoping this is a state they can put in the win column later tonight. >> th
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Dec 15, 2011 5:00am EST
. -- dulles greenway looks good. 395 is standing firm. the george washington parkway southbound after 123 broken- down vehicles. you after stay to the left in order to get through. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 45 degrees. cracks coming up, money problems for some members of the d.c. council. details on issues facing harry thomas and marion barry. >> another twist in the drama involving an nba star who >>> welcome back. federal and local investigators will launch a new campaign aimed at catching an elusive criminals. investigators want to find the potomac river rapist. the attacker is suspected of raping eight women and killing scientists christine mirzayan in the 1990's. >>> six people taken to the hospital after a metrobus and a taxicab collided in northeast washington. this happened last night. the victims were not seriously injured. investigators are trying to figure out what led to the crash. >>> in politics, seven republican presidential candidates expected to square off in iowa for what could be their final debate before next month's caucuses. they are expected to focus their atta
ABC
May 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
information about his whereabouts, call police. >> following a developing story from prince george's county. a police officer accused of driving drunk in his cruiser and crashing on the weekend. john gonzalez is live at police headquarters with more on this arrest. good morning. >> good morning. from hero to criminal, this off- duty police officer crashed is marked vehicle this weekend in an area that he has patrolled several years, on the wrong side of an arrest he has probably made hundreds of times. it was three months ago when officer daniel gonzalez received the valor award for his part in rescuing the elderly and disabled residents of at the spellman house in college park during a fire. >> they were knocking door to door getting people out especially the ones in wheelchairs'. it was very scary. >> a stark contrast wine is being mentioned this morning. the six-year officer on paid leave on the allegation he clashed -- crashed his police cruiser while drinking and driving early saturday morning. responding officers immediately suspected the 38-year-old was drunk. prexy was not on
ABC
Mar 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
news. police have found a 9-year-old boy that was kidnapped by his mother and from prince george's county yesterday >> . they went missing yesterday morning from upper marlborough. john gonzalez joins us in prince george's county with breaking details. >> police tell us if this happened a few hours ago. the boy and his mother, who does not have custody, were found at an airport in reno, nevada. sylvia garcia was immediately detained. charges are pending. silvia garcia. the mercedes that police believed was used to abduct the lowboy was found abandoned. the woman is seen walking hand in hand with wuilbert garcia taking him out of school and she never brought him back. >> that's bad. >> a statewide amber alert was issued for the missing third grader. this is the woman behind the abduction. his non custodial mother. >> he was not supposed to be in the custody of his mother. his father was the person that was supposed to be picking him up. >> garcia tepco son out of dodge park elementary in landover clamming he had a doctor appointment. his father showed up to 3:00 p.m. and the little
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Jan 24, 2011 5:00am EST
prince george's county's overuse of swat teams. this follows a hearing in his lawsuit over the shooting death of his two dogs when deputies raided his home of a package campaigning marijuana was sent there. he was later cleared. former virginia senator george allen wants his old job become. he is expected to announce today that he will try to reclaim the seat he lost to jim webb in 2006. allen lost by about 9,000 slotes -- votes. >> it is winter after all so we should expect winter weather. but parts of the country are getting insure frozen. >> as if the snow were not enough now it is frigid cold. the coldest in years for many parts of the northeast. emily schmidt has the latest. >> good morning to you. if your house feels a little chilly this morning there is good reason. adam caskey has been talking about it. temperatures here well below freezing. over the weekend 25 states saw temperatures well below zero. one of those places is boston, which could drop below zero tonight for the first time since 2005. new york is also facing its coldest temperatures in six years and is dangerous. th
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Sep 28, 2010 5:00am EDT
infant is in the hospital after a car crash in prince georges county. this happened yesterday at floral park road and old libertyy line. dr. david cohen was released last night. she was shot on september 16 by paul pardus after the doctor delivered bad news about pardus' mother's condition. nearly 50 cattle died when a fire destroyed a virginia livestock market. the flames broke out about 8:00 last night. more than 70 firefighters battled this blaze. a firefighter was treated for minor injuries. there is no word on what caused the fire. we have a developing story to tell you about from the white house this morning where president obama could be looking for a new chief of staff. source say rahm emanuel is in fact, poised to leave his job. he is apparently going to run for the mayor of chicago. an official announcement could come as soon as friday. parents and now are responding to president obama's criticism of d.c. public schools. >> the d.c. public school systems are struggling. >> mr. obama told nbc news his daughter could not get the same quality education at a public school a
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Feb 22, 2011 5:00am EST
county, maryland and charles county on the two-hour delay. frederick closed. prince george's county closed. st. mary's county and d.c. public schools, two-or delay. federal government open, unscheduled leave or telework. >>> we will check in with lisa baden in a moment. first, adam caskey, it came down pretty good in some areas last night and still some this monica. >> in terms of stimulation -- in terms of accumulation, we of the spectrum in terms of the totals. let's start with some of them. no. carroll county, 6 inches. walkersville, 4 inches. lovettsville, 2.5 inches. frederick got 3.5 inches. in hagerstown, 4 inches this morning. that is from my friend lisa. it is exiting charles county and there's still a little left over in lower southern maryland. gradual clearing, highs today in the mid 30's. >>> accident on the no, after pennsylvania avenue. there's no traffic on the beltway near connecticut avenue where there was a crash. the tractor-trailer has been cleared. , that accident is on the shoulder. this camera tells the tale. 270 in clarksburg on this picture. back to you. >>
ABC
Jan 12, 2012 5:00am EST
prince george's county to frederick county. but we will have residual cloud cover to the morning. 46 in washington. the 37 in inwood, 38 in cumberland, 42 in woodbrige. highs in the upper 50's this afternoon. \ becoming partly cloudy. chance of a brief wintry mix tonight or a light coating of snow by early tomorrow morning. tomorrow much colder and gusty. >> on the inner loop after springfield and before the robinson terminal, there's a crash in the right lane. the allen lew after the dulles toll road, is separate crashes and the right lane. -- the al the popouter loop. not bad at the pentagon except for wet roads. back to you. >> thank you. beginning this morning with the search for a man wanted in two home invasions in montgomery county. >> neighbors are reminded to keep their homes as security after one attack in wheaton and another in bethesda. jummy olabanji has the surveillance picture that could lead to an arrest. what do you know this morning? >> good morning. what we know this morning is montgomery county police are looking for this man in two cases they believe are connecte
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Apr 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
-- 14th street, stay to the left. no delays at the d.c. end of the bridge. no delay on the george washington parkway. and for maryland commuters, very nice in greenbelt. we don't see that camera often. the beltway at kenilworth avenue is moving nicely. we will have details about an accident in the southbound third street tunnel with brianne carter, stick around for that. >>> 50 degrees, 5:12. >> the eagles became an internet sensation. we will show you, coming up. >> the showdown on capitol hill, not just between right and left, but between welcoae back to geico radio, it's savings, on the radio. hello uh george and linda! george: hello mr. gecko! linda: so, we're such huge fans _ george: of yours.and would be really honored... linda: ...if you would marry us. me? linda: yea! you just seem so smart...so _ george: british sounding. i'm not really qualified to speak on matters of thrsheart. look i'll tell you this: when you insure more than one car geico you could save even more with our multi-car discount. i now pronounce you...thrifty! geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen
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Oct 3, 2013 5:00am EDT
prince george's police officer heads to court today. kenneth mitchell has a motions hearing. mitchell was in a car that was pursued when officer morris was killed in 2012. coplead guilty to theft charges. >> new this morning, 62 people died after a my grant boat ran aground. it happened over a sicilian island. it included a 3-year-old child and a pregnant woman. >>> japan's crippled nuclear power plant has a new leak, pushing highly radioactive water into the pacific ocean that is the word of officials at tokyo electric power. the problem is an overflowing storage tank. it has been storing massive amounts of water used to cool the fuel rods. the plant was severely damaged by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami shoo new this morning two hikers are still missing in washington state after the coast guard had to rescue the rescue team sent in to same they have. they climbed the trail to rescue hikers trapped in the snow. one of the team members hurt his knee in it was getting late in the day and it was not a good situation for us if we kept going. >> the coast guard airlifted the teen safety
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Aug 26, 2009 5:00am EDT
interview with a guest. >>> it may be the end of the week before some prince george's students get their final schedules. yesterday about 4000 students spent the day sitting in auditoriums and cafeterias after the computer system left them without schedules. officials say staff are doing these by hand until the computer system can be fixed. >>> 5-year-old boy was left stranded on a d.c. school bus. tyrone coleman was supposed to be dropped off yesterday, but he was found crying in a bus terminal on new york avenue. officials suspect the drivers did not see the boy a progressive fell asleep in his seat. >> i was shaken up. nobody wants to see a 5-year-old boy left alone on the bus. > he was left alone for about 15 minutes on a bus. the bus driver and attended and a monitor all failed to check the bus after dropping the kids off. >>> there will be a vote this morning on a new round of budget cuts. there will be a $434 million in budget cuts including 205 layoffs. there will also be a reduction in state aid to local governments. there will be more cuts to higher education. >>> the battle fo
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
springfield. back to you. >> thank you. today in prince george's county the community will get an on the search for whoever senior >> .h school stanley wasamber shot to death in her bedroom two weeks ago in kettering. gonzalez joins us from upper marlborough with more. >> weeks later, this community still in shock. prince george's county police holding this meeting r a number ofswe questions, if they can, related murder.ysterious y wasar-old amber stanle brutally murdered inside her own shot multiple times. this was days into a new school year. she was an honor student at flowers high school, she wanted to be a doctor if. someone kicked in his wayt door and made was lying ine she listening to music. detectives admitted the case was open. today no sstrongly its. the question is was this a or did theck teenager and over attacker? at 7:00 p.m.s kettering community center. live in upper marlboro, john gonzalez. seriouslyople in annapolis in a shooting that briefly sparked a scare.k rang out on medicare everest. hazmat crews were called to the after fears a stray bullet had hit a gas line
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Aug 20, 2010 5:00am EDT
macarthur boulevard. prince george's county, southbound baltimore washington public as you make your trip toward route 202, elaine is blocked due to a crash. -- a lane is blocked. toure the beltway in springfield is in good shape. beltway. >>> pepco has unveiled a new strategy to try to keep the lights running. stephen tschida is live in northwest with details and with what customers are saying about the new plan. >> good morning. pepco vows to spend a lot of money to launch an aggressive plan to improve services and reduce outages. when you speak with customers, they are thinking more about a skeptical approach. pepco customers are fed up and what the utility management to know it. >> they could step up to the plate a little more. i am sure they're doing what they can't. >> pepco realizes the lengthy outages after the storms and a lack of good communication with customers has to change. the company announced a five- plan. >> we have to rebuild our system three times in two and a half weeks. it is a source of frustration for us as well. >> it calls for more aggressive tree trimming,
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Jan 29, 2010 5:00am EST
of town, two to four. down towards orange county and king george, you could sit over 6 inches of snow. that is what the watch is up for. >> still going to the grocery store and just to be saved. you need to be confident about the highway. do not worry about a thing. we look good from the american legion bridge, the wilson bridge. good through virginia. nothing complicated inside the beltway. 95 is in great shape between dale city and baltimore. moving nicely. moving well along 66, the greenway, and along 270. no delays for now to get to hyattstown. alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> the white house might move a series of a high-stakes terror trowels out of new york city. >> new york lawmakers made a stand against the trials because of the cost it would impose. pamela brown joins us with what is next. >> mayor bloomberg once supported holding the trials in new york city changed its stance. he asked the justice department to reconsider. he wants to find locations other than new york city. there were months of strong appositioopposition. they would be held in new york city. moving t
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Jun 23, 2011 5:00am EDT
construction will be out of your way. a pretty good ride south onto 70. a beautiful picture of the george washington parkway, just north of reagan national airport. >> it is 5 akaka 01 -- 5:01. police are on the scene of a barricade situation in weakened. it appears to be a domestic situation. we will bring you the latest information as soon as we are able to. >>> a day in court today for the virginia man at the center of last week's security scare at the pentagon. >> he will face a loudoun county judge for two related -- unrelated weapons charges. a comes one day after he was laid to a series of shootings across the region. >> he will make another court appearance later this morning here in les bill. this will be a status hearing. this comes just one day after sources linked him to the shootings we saw last fall affected many across this region. according to sources, a forensic evidence found inside his northern virginia home show that he may have been the one firing the shots and to those military facilities including the national museum of the marine corps, the pentagon and a recruitin
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Jul 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
for allegedly accepting bribes. five police officers from police george's county and a former d.c. housing authority officer are the target of a pro. they're working security for a powerful gambling operation. >> as a resident, i would trust that the officers are doing the job we paid them to do. >> we do not want them to look up for those who are not doing right. >> it is not clear how muchf it -- how much money the officersight have taken. >>> there is a taliban video of a captured soldier from idaho. this is the first look for bowe bergdahl. on the tape, he says he is scared he will not be able to go home. his family says they are praying for his safe return. >>> lawmakers are giving you a chance to weigh in on the health care plan. there will be a town hall meeting tonight. they want your feedback. it gets under way at 7:00 p.m. >>> president obama wants congress to agree on a health- care plan before the august recess. michael steele says the plant will hurt the economy. he is holding a news conference at 9:00 this morning at the national press club. >>> president obama plans
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Jan 20, 2011 5:00am EST
dulles toll road. beautiful picture of the george washington parkway. on the way to the airport is good. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 36 degrees. >> coming up, the hazard of the hand-held, how to protect your smartphone from viruses. >> a new agreement that will keep a pair of spandex cubs at the national zoo. we will have the story coming up. >> first, a missing daughter reunited with her mother 23 years after she disappe >>> welcome back. checking our top stories, no surprise, the d.c. region ranks first in the nation when it comes to the amount of time is spent stuck in traffic. the texas transportation institute says that we lose 70 hours per year in delays. traffic congestion costs americans $116 billion per year. >>> politics, hollywood, and business came together for last night's state dinner at the white house to honor chinese president hu jintao out. both president obama and the chinese president praised the relationship. >>> a newborn taken from a new york city hospital more than 20 years ago is back with his biological family. carolina white was 19 days old when she was kid
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Apr 15, 2011 5:00am EDT
george's and montgomery county are a thing of the past. much of the work has been and will continue to be trimming trees along power lines in those counties. on the heels of new maryland legislation that holds utility companies accountable, pepco is releasing the new monthly reliability progress report. since september of last year after mounting criticism pepco has said it trimmed trees along 1,600 miles of power lines inspected and upgraded 26 distribution lines invested $24 million in new equipment, and added more than 50 automatic switch is that would reroute power during storms. not everyone is sold on the plan. montgomery county council member fully supports the new bill passed this week that allows the maryland public service commission design utility companies for poor performance. public service commission now can issue a $25,000 fine for violations during poor performance in rain storms and to avoid that pepco has done all this work that it has reported in this report and has replaced or upgraded 70 miles of underground cables and hired new customer service reps. abc 7 new
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Jun 21, 2010 5:00am EDT
after leading a party and prince george's county. >> and the cost of the cleanup along the gulf coast for bp keeps growing. >> summer begins today officially with a hot streak. if good morning washington begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is good morning washington, on your side. >> good monday morning, washington. i am doug mcelway. >> i am alison starling. thank you for joining us on this monday. >> let's begin with meteorologist adam caskey for this hot streak. >> we are rolling. 95 was the hottest day so far of the year yesterday. today will be a few degrees cooler. but not too muggy. 76 in alexandria, culpeper at 72. the humidity is not oppressive. dewpoint in the low 60's. not so bad out there. it will be hot again today. 72 and martinsburg. on the way to 92 degrees this afternoon with a lot of sunshine. showers out of the forecast until tomorrow afternoon. now to lisa baden. >>> they had been doing paving overnight on the outer loop near branch avenue. that should be on the shoulder soon. we are moving nicely are moving4 and route 5 to get up to the beltway ends through
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Oct 4, 2010 5:00am EDT
open. inbou inbound george washington parkway a car broken down. park police are with it and they are in a hazardous spot. back to you. >> this morning, redskins fans are celebrating a big win against the eagles. >> this could be one of donovan mcnabb's sweetest wins as he returned to the city of brotherly love. he received that standing ovation in his first game at philadelphia since the eagles traded him. he got this, an many brace from his former teammate michael vick. mcnabb threw 19 times for 125 yards and one touchdown. that is all the redskins needed to walk away with a victory. the final score 17-12. >> i was overwhelmed a little bit with the standing ovation and the reception that i got. >> it felt good to help him get a victory against a team that basically said you are not good enough, we think we will just trade you in the division. >> with that the redskins are first in their division. we will have more highlights for you and reaction a little later in sports. in the next half hour we will see how fans celebrated the big win. >> our other top story another robbery in coll
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Oct 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >>> roads are still closed in kensington and prince george's county. mike conneen is tracking what is happening on the ground. >> we're at the montrose road exit on 270. we saw pretty slick conditions. the roads are still pretty wet, so you are encouraged to leave extra space between your car and the court in front of you. we saw some standing water. many parts of our area saw between four and 7 inches of rain. some parts of the state and maryland, there were severe conditions, with flooding. there was a foot of rain in annapolis. 10 inches in many parts. it is almost what we would expect in a matter of months, we got in a matter of hours yesterday. businesses in annapolis or trying to pump out water. people are going to have to go in and remove all of those sandbags. there were trying to prepare for high tide overnight. the amount of water, it was just overwhelming. we're hearing about power outages. pepco is reporting about 300 homes in montgomery county and more than 500 in prince george's county bar without power. >>> we have more information about the power outages. thousands of
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May 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
retirement benefits. in prince george's county, $7 million has been allocated to an economic development fund. it is designed to attract new businesses and to expand the county's tax base. >>> amazon goes gaga for less than a dollar. and a new way to pay without carrying your wallets. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> using your smartphone as a credit card. a new service by google begins in limited trial this summer. eventually it will contain all your cards. amazon first offered lady gaga's latest album for 99 cents on monday but so many people were trying to download the that the server stalled. there were no problems yesterday. now there's a device for gamers. its include a cell phone. >> it is an android phone that's a little heavier than the typical android phone because it has the game controls. it should appeal to serious gamers. for the rest of us, it is a decent device, but there are many other rejoices. >> its $200 with a plan and $50 without a plan. >>> i don't know. i think a lot of people have already left town. >> you think so? >> i have my bags packed,
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Nov 28, 2011 5:00am EST
george's county. >> a sex abuse scandal has caused a longtime assistant basketball coach his job. a third man accused him of sexual abuse. we have more on this story. >> a shocking idea tape recording has surfaced. syracuse has fired bernie fine. >> hello? >> in 2002, bobby davis recorded this phone call. she seems aware of her husband's deviant behavior. >> i know everything that went on with him. maybe he is not aware of it. he has issues. >> the sexual advances when he was a ball boy. the >> he grabbed me. he said he taped the conversation because he cannot get anywhere with police. he asked whether there were other victims. >> is he the only one he has done it to? >> no. >> to more accusers have come forward. he faces child sex abuse charges. they say he molested him when he was just 13. abc 7 news. >>> thank you. now to the scandal at penn state. they received letters from a in may to says he may have been abused. this is the word from the daily types -- the "center daily times." he is accused of molesting eight boys. >>> new details and to the mystery in aruba. what he could be eras
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Jul 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
george's county. >> the new hospital will replace prince george's hospital center which had been teetering on the edge of going out of business. but it will help care for more than just county residents. the new hospital will be regional medical center in partnership with the university of maryland. >> we still have things like the financing to work out but this is a game changing day. >> its not clear how much the new hospital will cost or where in the county it will be located. right now the parties involved are agreeing only to an 18-month planning period, but they believe construction could begin in about three years. >>> still much more to come in the next hour or. >> coming up on this friday, does captain america save >>> cooking in the nation's capital, another day of dangerous triple digit temperatures. relief is still days away. >> one step forward and one step back. the big break in the nfl lockout and the first sign of a shorter season. >> time is running out. president obama is taking is that message to the papers and college park. his debt message.
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
crisp, clean taste of our cranberries. i cannot tell a lie -- 'tis tasty. okay, george washington, did you take my truck out last night? 'tis tasty. >> i am dr. bruce, telling you about the lymphoma research , september 30, in northern montgomery county. . this is the web site at. >> good morning, washington. >> good morning. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. it is a beautiful start this but we have some big changes by this afternoon. look at the satellite picture. have clouds and moisture to our south and west. that will be speeding our way, changes. watch for the clouds to increase by this afternoon. meantime, clear skies, which means it's a little cold. 48 at dulles, 52 in culpeper, 53 fredericksburg,. 60 in the district morning sunshine today with afternoon clouds. rain by late this afternoon, and temperature between 75 79. some severe storms possible tomorrow. now let's check on traffic with jamie. southbound on 270 about 85 is there there is a crash on the left side. that is sure to get jammed. that farther south germantown looks good. in rockville, this looks good at 355. there's
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
-- 'tis tasty. okay, george washington, did you take my truck out last night? 'tis tasty. the search for whoever is behind the murder of a teenager as he walked to school in capitol heights. >> hundreds of montgomery county police cars taken off the streets, the reason behind the move. >> a woman found a man living in her attic. " atd morning washington 5:00 a.m. begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> doug story will send a chill spine. >> that is really stuck in my head. we will have that story in a little while. good morning, washington. it's wednesday, september 12. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. glad to be with you. get a look at our forecast. d morning. beautiful start again today. we will see some changes over .he next couple days high-pressure is slowly going to east.off to the look at what's happening in the plane's. air will be shifting way. 80's will be back in the forecast. here's your expense forecast. 60 degrees at 8:00 a.m., sunny and 74 at noon, 82 degrees around the drive time. another picture perfect day.
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Sep 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
university, at 3 at george mason, and two at the u.s. naval academy. >>> your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. let's start with lisa baden. >> things are moving very nicely. we're good across the potomac river. we will go live to 395. this is ongoing construction behind th jersey wall. the 14th street bridge is good. traffic in rosslyn is good. 66, 110, and over to washington boulevard. nothing at the wilson bridge. things are moving well are210 in the through lanes and the local lanes. this is live in montgomery county and over to the beltway at the american legion bridge. things look good out of tysons. now we move on over to the weather center. >> we have some cooler numbers off to the west. 54 in bristow. we have some low 60's, as well. we will be clear today. clear skies overhead with lots of sunshine. there are some clouds will to our south and well to our north. a cold front to our north will sink southward as the week goes on. we will go from sunshine today to a few extra clouds and maybe some showers possible. the high pressure is over new england will give
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Jun 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
vote, virginia. 60 degrees at this hour. at george mason elementary school in alexandria, out looking at 71 degrees. cooler air is out there. it will take another day or so to our right. temperatures in the 50's in michigan. lower 60's in chicago. the cold front is just off to the west of us. it will move through later this afternoon. that would give us about a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms. grab the umbrella just in case. you may need it, but more than likely you will not need it. futurecast -- the next 48 hours show just a few showers moving through. notice the time stamp. by sunday, looking good. a few clouds here and there. the beach forecast is even better. lots of sunshine and 83 degrees for ocean city. 85 at 294 a high today with that in and showers and storms. clearing out for tonight. 62 to 70. tomorrow it will be around 85 for a daytime high. let's get an update on this morning's rush hour commute. >> it is getting busy right now steve, but not in a bad way. it is normal traffic started to grow around the region. interstate travel still looks like it is in our favo
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Jun 29, 2010 5:00am EDT
quarter of an inch in centreville. half-inch in silver spring. it is rather dry outside. king george right now is 77 degrees right now. yesterday was another hot day, the 10th day of 90-degree or more temperatures. we are still little above average today. dropping over the next couple days. a cold front is dropping in right now as we speak. that will slowly works its way through our region. the wind will gradually shift this morning. the dryer, less humid air will gradually pushed into our region. it is muggy this morning. 93 at midday. 90 by 5:00 p.m.. noticeably less humid at 5:00 p.m. in the 60's tonight. near 80 degrees the next couple days for the afternoon high temperatures especially by thursday. a lot of sunshine them. >> thank you. >>> turning to battleground maryland. bob ehrlich is turning to facebook to tell the world who is running mate will be it. he says he will announce his choice in a couple days. he is seeking a rematch with gov. martin o'malley. >>> facebook plans to play a crucial role in more and more divorce cases. the amazon kindle gets an upgrade. jeremy hubbard has
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Nov 23, 2009 5:00am EST
thanksgiving food giveaway will be restricted. it's reported that only prince george county residents will be eligible to receive a free turkeys and side dishes. the team wants to make sure the food reaches those most in need. the department of fami service will determine the requirements. we have 49 degrees in rockville. >> did you hear this story? a special delivery for an atlantis astronauts. a bundle of joy waiting for him when he returns to earth. >> a call to action for women can't cancer survivors. i amkor robinson in trucksville with how they are reacting to the new guidelines about women's health care, coming up. >> we will have a check on the skies and the streets as we >> hello. many of all volunteers are here to help us d and prevent homelessness. good morning washi, washington. >> welcome back. there is moisture moving in from the southwest, which will impact your weather later today. just some drizzle this morning. the storm system will get going off the coast of the carolinas and go into new england. we will have showers off and on, a light drizzle. that's today into tonight
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Aug 3, 2010 5:00am EDT
george's county is down. crime fell overall 6.3% in the first six months if compared with the same time last year. violent crime dropped 11.7%. homicides were down 14%. >>> there's a new poll that shows what we are really doing during the work hours online at. amazon as a reason to celebrate. rob nelson as those stories and more. >> the new amazon kindle is flying off the shelves. amazon has already sold out of the two new models of the electronic reader of week after producing it. it is the cheapest yet, costing $139. still taking pre-orders but they will ship a week later, going out around september 4. a new report finds queers spending more time on line on social networks and blogs. a quarter of our time of the web is devoted to websites like facebook, up 16% from a year ago. still doing pretty much the same thing like messaging and reading news. it is just that facebook is changing the way we get that information, becoming more personalized. the game's vdot email as the second most popular online activities. class of the titans was something of a bust of the box office, but it's the
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Nov 8, 2011 5:00am EST
as far as traffic around the beltway, inside the beltway at george washington parkway. good heading down to reagan national airport. good to northeast washington. 66 and 95 at seeing a bit more action. the traffic center camera evidence of that. notice the pace steady. now to news. >> 5:32 now. >>> the boxing world is remembering smoking joe frazier. the former heavyweight champion died last night after a brief battle with liver cancer. he was 67. joe frazier had a fierce rivalry with muhammed ali. mohammed ali issued a statement say that he will always remember him with respect and admiration. joe frazier spent his later years training boxers at a gym in philadelphia. >>> local elections held today in virginia and maryland. seats up for grabs include city council and state senate. for information on polling locations and times, log on to wjla.com. >>> the latest of women accusing herman cain of sexual harassment -- she alleged incident at the capital hilton in northwest. cain is expected to respond. brianne carter is live on capitol hill with more. good morning. >> good morning. af
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Apr 26, 2010 5:00am EDT
staff cuts. >>> president george w. bush will release his first book since leaving office. that will happen later this year. crown publishers says "decision points" will hit bookstore shelves on november 9. the publisher says mr. bush is not writing a traditional memoir, but an account of key decisions in his life. his wife's belmar will be released on may 5. -- memoir. >> brian van de graaff is telling us about the potential for storms. >> in northern parts of the area, loudoun county, a frederick, close to virginia, they had tornado warnings, and hail and rain. today, not nearly as severe. let's show you what it looks like. the deep pockets in maryland towards mohbluemont. you will encounter showers. in rockville and gaithersburg, lighter showers. we will see off and anjali today with a rumble of thunder, but nothing severe. temperatures today, a little cooler. it's sticky and mcghee out there. -- muggy. the atmosphere is churning in the ohio valley. that will be driving our weather today, injecting moisture. down to the far south, they could reach the 80's again and have a few mor
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May 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's county police to w figure policeho killed a man last night. an unconscious person was discovered after 11:00 in the 5600 block of annapolis road near the medical center. the victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. investigators think this was a homicide, but they don't know who killed the man or why. metro plans to issue a new type of smartrip card early this fall. you can continue to use your old card but the new style card will cost metro and its customers for less money. the current cards cost about $5 each and not including the fares. smart trip cards will be more important for transit starting july 1 when metro will begin charging $1 per trip for rail passengers using the paper farecards. >> first lady michelle obama is sponsoring a new navy attack submarine. u.s.s. illinois, named former home state. it is being built in connecticut and newport news, virginia. she will establish a special bond with the sailors and their families. it is expected to be commissioned in late 2015. other first ladies have sponsored submarines including laura bush
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Oct 8, 2009 5:00am EDT
have any information, please give prince george's county police a call. >>> police say a man turned himself in yesterday. a woman said that he sexually assaulted her in the woods while the work riding bicycles near the herndon park and ride. the woman told police that they had just met. >>> marion barry remains in intensive care. he was first hospitalized on tuesday. he has reportedly gone through several routine tests. he had a kidney transplant back in february. >>> falls church has a budget hall of $4 million. a mistake by the taxation department is largely to blame. clearly credit a portion of sales taxes to falls church over three years. the money had been collected from businesses in fairfax county. falls church may have to cut services or laid off workers. >>> officials are considering tax increases because of budget problems. loudoun county may tax cigarettes, food, and beverages. alexandria has proposed increasing the gasoline tax by up to 2%. >>> hundreds of schools all over the country to have been closed for a day or more because of the swine flu. the government's advice
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Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
basketball, george washington won. the colonials are now 11 and 10. >> the redskins' name will be a hot topic of discussion during at thet today smithsonian's national museum of american indian. scholars, native americans, and thers will gather at authwest d.c. museum for oflong discussion on the use american mascots and nicknames in sports. mavs called for the team to adopt a new name. the son of retiring baltimore lewis isnebacker ray following in his father's footsteps. the two time super bowl champion was with his son ray lewis iii and when did under lewis signed intent to play for miamiiversity of hurricanes, just like his father disappeared. retired washe to spend more time with his son. disgrace cyclist lance armstrong thestopped a new list of most disliked athletes in america. survey comes weeks usingarmstrong admitted drugsmance enhancing during a cycling career. second, noting te'o,ll star manti by golfer tiger woods. stars makes him the list include kobe bryant and metta as well as michael romo.nd tony >> coming up 6:00, your first iran says is from spy drones it.s. 2011.ed in >> s
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