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Dec 9, 2011 5:00am EST
rolling southbound out of germantown. it is moving very nicely. the george washington parkway, this is north of reagan national airport. they had a crash. back inside. >> thank you. it is 35 degrees outside. getting readyort a multimillion-dollar makeover. how am i impact a plan. the big changes on the way to twitter. the big changes on the way to twitter. thaton my journey across americ, i've learned that when you ass if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i think we have our answer. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insururance. checking our stories. they have the second deadly years.g in five agunman shot and killed police officer at a traffic shot. was lot down what search for the gunmen. for a man toing sexually assaulting a woman in alexandria. she told police a man grabbed her. happened on east maple street. the ground.o is no word on the extent of the spirit and high school teacher and coach is a charge of with three of his students. j
ABC
Nov 29, 2010 5:00am EST
should be dropped by the time you arrive. >>> 5:01. corruption allegations in prince george's county. dozens of police officers have been suspended or sidelined, accused of committing crimes. >> this comes weeks after a federal investigation into the counties leadership. brianne carter is live with details on these developments. good morning. >> 46 prince george's county police officers have either been suspended or placed on administrative duties. documents show in 19 of the cases, investigators believe officers committed a crime and three of the cases are said to have a relationship to that federal investigation that led to the arrest of jack johnson and his wife. at least 10 of the suspended officers have been charged in court. at least nine are accused of criminal wrongdoing. that includes theft and sexual assaults. prince george's police chief says he is not backing down from holding people accountable whoo stepped.p most of these allegations are not approved. still, a number of people that we're talking about a dozen. reporting live, brianne carter. >>> an autopsy is being cond
ABC
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
is the light rain. it is persistent. yellow in northern prince george's county, and stretching into baltimore, columbia, maryland as well. that's moderate rain. bowie has picked up over an inch of rain in the imbeded down for so far. showers will be off and on all day today. allouez we have a steady rain, light rain, up and down the 81 corridor and 68, 270, and all the way from friedrichs down to the beltway. -- frederick. anticipate rain when you're driving this morning. there's a lot of moisture down to our south. it's all moving north. we expect thunderstorms later on today. there's a low pressure system pushing in our direction especially along and he 295, a stormy. it is in the upper 50s in martinsburg. today, mid 70's expected. chance of severe storms later today. off and on showers tonight, more rain. thunder tomorrow morning. late day sunshine tomorrow. wednesday looks like a nice day. near 80 tomorrow, '70s the rest of the week. it will feel like fall on the weekend in the '60s perhaps. >>> it has been busy. deep water collecting on the ramp out of crofton to go from route
ABC
Jul 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
marks the start of a prince george's impacts residents if convicted of gun crimes. >> now they will have to take in a gun offender registry. julie parker is a spokesperson for the prince george's county police department's. works. how it people convicted of gun crimes after not only register, but their doors to home visits. >> exactly. this law went into effect today. what will happen is police will have the right to visit the homes of gun offenders. is the thought that people are convicted of gun crimes more likely to offend again. we believe that with these matador technicians, but they to committedly crimes using guns. can range from anything to robert to assault and murder. this form, the gun offenders signs a document acknowledging they are on this registrant. most people will remain honest for about three years. -- will remain on this. we have the right to visit their informationrify the they have given us. their name, phone number, and e- mail address. every six months they will come park or we will to simply verify isir personal information accurate and up-to-date. >> you th
ABC
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
ABC
Sep 3, 2009 5:00am EDT
prince george's police to check an area that an areablankdford would begin. this was near the capital. witnesses say he tried to ride. he then pointd(a gun to police. nine officers opened fire. >>Ñi pow, pow, pow. he is dead. >> that was courtney robinson reporting. the son was killed in february of 2018 when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. >>> police are looking for a murder suspect that walked away from a hospital. winston dillon is accused of killing clarence rankine on sunday. dillon has a gunshot wounds but he left before police cld charge shawn. police are also looking for another suspect, vincent minto. >>> more ticket controversy before the redskins, one day in after was revealed front office sold tickets to brokers. there are suing season-ticket holders who try to get out of their contracts. the redskins have filed 30 lawsuits by year, mostly over premiuseating. they say the suits are a last resort. you'll hear from a ticket holder who was sued. >>> president obama is changing his strategy in his battle to pass health care reform. he is taking his message is direc
ABC
Feb 7, 2012 5:00am EST
from a furnace.oning >> prosecutors are trying to jury to decide george huguely's guilt or innocence. is charged with killing yeardley love. >> united states embassy in damascus, syria is closed. diplomats have left and the is urging allnt americans to get out. president obama says it is only before the time is out of power. the filings continues. the syrian government has 5400 people during an 11 month uprising. by navy sealsscue last month says she is thankful the report she has received. she issued a statement that.sing rescued along with a danish man. working with a unit kidnapped in october. >> it could cost you to text behind the wheel. texting or e-mail in driving as primary offense according to a bill. legislation would not apply to talking nonself funds. the sponsor says it is in to accidents involving texting and driving. there will not soon be no limit of guns you can buy each month. the senate voted to repeal the month law. that was created to curb illegal sales. approved the bill week.r this the governor has indicated he will sign it. there are reports amazon is opening
ABC
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am EST
prince george's county county teacher accused of sexually we did accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. he is charged with six counts of sex abuse against a minor. he was the victim's teacher at isaac gordon middle school. the lead -- alleegd the bears happen last year. he is placed on administrative leave. >> members of the paparazzi mourning the death of a photographer killed after taking pictures of justin bieber's car. but police are say >> i am a huge washington's ban. go skins. go rg iii. "good morning washington." >> it is 5:09. let's check in with jackie. it chilly start this morning. >> and little on the chilly side. this time tomorrow, 10 degrees colder. . we can face the cloud cover we have because of that. even to the south and east of the metro, a little bit of a winty mix. there is a look at those temperatures. 35 in arlington. chevy chase also 35 degrees. 32 in all but -- olney. only in the upper 2 th30's, lower 40's. the sun will come out this afternoon. the 7 day forecast, a little chilly. minutes away. let's see how traffic is. >> a great start to our morning
ABC
Feb 15, 2011 5:00am EST
george's county. we will look at the corruption charges against former executive jack. -- jack johnson. >> in northwest washington, the burgers are made by hand and its locally owned. i will tell you how they taste, coming up. >> first, back to normal, coming up. >> first, back to normal, [music playing] america's beverage companies are working together to put more information right up front... adding new calorie labels to every single can, bottle, and pack they produce... so you can make the choice that's right for you. >>> tuesday morning, 5:10. mostly clear skies, still breezy. a lot cooler today than yesterday. we hit 70 degrees for the high temperature on valentine's day at reagan national. the last time we did that was 109 days ago. that was in late october. mostly clear skies overhead. however, we still have an area of low pressure that has helped bring gusty conditions in our region yesterday. but high-pressure is saddling in from the west. once the high gets over debt later this afternoon and evening, that is when the wind will really diminished. you will notice the changes. t
ABC
Aug 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
schools in prince george's county are still closed after the earthquake. you can also find a full list on our website wjla.com. >> this time is 5:17. weeks before the anniversary of the september 11 attacks former president george bush is speaking out. it will air on the "national geographic" channel. >> obviously i was horrified like everybody else. unlike everybody else, i had a job to do at that particular moment. the first thing a leader has to do is project calm. >> the pettitte was visiting a florida elementary school when he learned that the up country was under attack. the show will air this sunday on the national geographic channel. >> facebook breaks 1 trillion hits. apple ponders a future without steve jobs. >> in today pause attack bites apple after steve jobs. the new ceo wasted no time reassuring employees that apple will not change. michael gartenberg agrees that the company will do well without its guiding force. >> the products are good products. >> steve jobs is not completely gone from apple. is expected to continue to weigh in on decisions. another tech giant f
ABC
Nov 22, 2010 5:00am EST
george's and southward until 11:00 a.m. it takes a while, it takes several hours for that to burn off. in winchester, 0 miles visibility. around 1 mile in the winchester area. 0.8 miles in gaithersburg. we are in the the 40's right now and all the way to the mid- 60s and partly cloudy this afternoon. >>> normal travel times on 95 between richmond and baltimore, 66, running in your favor. 270, this is southbound at 109. no delays from frederick. other side of town is pretty good. robert 4, route 5, use the low beams to default. -- route 4 and route 5. yellow arrows indicate the direction of the rest of our on 66 and 95. metrorail is starting on normal service. >>> security versus privacy, but debate over enhanced screening methods at airports is boiling over. >> after an outdoor, the tsa might be backing down local. natasha barrett is at reagan national with more. >> good morning. it might be a sign that the tsa is backing down. yesterday the tsa administrator made a statement saying that the screening procedures will be done as conditions warrant. new security scans and pat- downs are
ABC
Dec 13, 2010 5:00am EST
had an accident in prince george's county on the close to branch avenue. near exit 7. the crash was does reported. college park had a crash on the ramp from the inner loop tube route 1 south. looks good at new hampshire avenue on the allotropic. -- the outer loop. >>> the wet roads and falling temperatures could cause problems for your trip to work. there is a winter weather advisory. that's not a great way to start things on a monday morning. >> courtney robinson has live team coverage from arlington. anything coming down? >> no. a few snowflakes coming down right now at this hour. one week left until winter. this is a concern for the roadways. rain has turned to ice. vdot had 300 trucks on the roads last night. they are still treating the conditionsnd looking fo set for drivers. those conditions do exist. be careful on your commute. you can only imagine that you will start to see drivers slowing down as they are not used and having discussed snow. they have not seen it since last winter. make sure you have extra time in your commute. vdot is there and treating the roads and making
ABC
Mar 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
flyers. >> prince george's county police are investigating another sexually assault. 6:00 yesterday morning a woman was attacked after an armed suspect entered her apartment on a green lawn drive. a person was wearing dark clothing and a black ski mask? . anyone with information is asked to contact police in chillum. >> new details concerning a u.s. soldier accused of killing more than a dozen afghan civilians. robert bales will be formally charged with murder today. brianne carter has the latest developments. >> good morning. army staff sgt robert bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder, six counts of assault and six counts of attempted murder as well as other charges of in connection with the shooting spree in afghanistan earlier this month. he's accused of leaving the base and going on a shooting rampage in afghan villages killing 17, including nine children. officials changed the number of those dead to 17 on thursday, adding one more adults, with no. explanation no the motives for the alleged incidents still not known. there's been speculation that he suffered from post-
ABC
Mar 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
between the 14th street bridge and the beltway. george washington parkway breaks loose. this is heading to nih. headlights are going southbound. this looks good. back inside. >> adam with our award winning forecast. >> it is springlike. it looks like we will get into an extended weather pattern. it could be even less than the next week. >> we're turning the page. >> at least for now. >> sometimes a broken come back with a vengeance. >> it can come back around and swing and hit us again with the colder temperatures. we will see how it pans out. just prepare for it. 46 degrees in washington. 10 degrees cooler in manassas at 36. we have three few 30's out there. 51 degrees to kickstart your new work week. partly cloudy conditions. cloudiness ahead. increase clouds moving in from the west. it is a well defined upper level pressure. it is associated with us here. it is my dad in the nation's heartland. the energy will peel off a move toward washington. there are just a few areas of light rain. a 10th of an inch is what we are expecting. there is is leaning edge of light rain. it goes
ABC
Oct 12, 2009 5:00am EDT
on the george washington parkway. nothing reported between the beltway and the airports. back to you. >> parents struggling to keep up with the latest information on the swine flu are getting severe warnings this morning that this pool could be deadly. >> now th-- flu could be deadly. >> the rising death toll among children has reached disturbing heights. >> it never occurred to me that i would be in the hospital without my daughter. >> the h1n1 virus was blamed for the deaths of another 19 children in the past week. a total of 76 overall, about as many as usually die in the entire floozies and ending in may. in texas, kathleen kitson's mother was left clutching her daughter's favorite toy. >> it is heartbreaking that she is not here. >> in illinois, the virus killed a 14 year-old named michelle. >> it breaks my heart. i am sorry for her family. >> with some parents feeling the cure might be worse than the disease. >> i don't think there's been enough research done. i'm scared to inject it into my child. >> the top health official gave a stern warning. >> we are seeing an increase in
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 5:00am EST
northwest d.c. good on the clara barton parkway. good on the george washington parkway. nothing on the freeways throughout southeast d.c. northbound 95 in virginia, your story is just about the volume. >>> we have just these are the building blocks of a perfect girls' weekend. it all starts with having more hotels to choose from. that's why i book with expedia. so i can find someplace familiar... or somewhere more distinctive... nice! then i can compare dates to find out when i can save the most cash. done and done. we should do this more often. more choices, more savings. where you book matters. expedia. ♪ dot com have you gotten your seasonal flu vaccination? great - but your work's not done yet. we still need to get the h1n1 flu vaccination. you, me -- we should all get one. the vaccine is safe and proven effective against this highly contagious new strain of flu virus. we can help prevent the spread of this virus if we all just roll up our sleeves. to learn more about the h1n1 flu vaccination visit h1n1get1.com or call your local health department it's up to you to fight the flu.
ABC
Aug 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
. that is historic. >>> in the day ahead a new speed cameras program begins in prince george's county. there's now camera near a middle school and at an elementary school in fort washington. police will issue warnings for about 30 days and then start mailing out tickets. officials say more cameras will be installed in the next few months. >>> today marks your first chance to see the newest monument on the national mall. the martin luther king jr. memorial which opens to the public at 11:00 this morning,. it will be open again on tuesday, wednesday and thursday. the official dedication ceremony? will be held on sunday. we will have a live preview later this hour. >>> police are looking for a person of interest after a child was wounded by a stray bullets. 18-year-old deven matos is not a suspect, but police would like to talk with him. the child is in critical condition after being shot saturday night at the glenarden apartments. shots were fired during an argument between two people at the apartment complex. the nearly-two-year-old child was in his mother's arms when shot in the face
ABC
Oct 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
. >>> speed cameras could be installed within months. >> prince george's county has more deadly crashes than any other maryland counties. the initial plan is to install at least 50 speed cameras in school zones. drivers caught going over 12 miles of the speed zone will be fined. >>> a chilly wednesday morning. let's check on the traffic situation. >> interstate 95 in maryland remains a close. they're working a serious crash. northbound traffic is forced to exit apple 216. you can get back at route 32 and continued north towards baltimore. options include 295 and 50 east to 97 northbound. >> right now, you'll want to grab a jacket before you head out. temperatures are on the cool side. we're checking in at 46 degrees. let's check in and other temperatures. some locations, and down in the 30's to start our day. winchester, 36. in the district, 44. huntingtown, 45. we have calm winds. we do anticipate a gray day. highs only in the mid 50's. let the cooling trend begin. tomorrow cloudy, rainy, upper 40's. >> thank you. >>> 5:12. 47 degrees in rosslyn. >> controversy at the health department. it
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
george washington parkway northbound just about. still seeing some barrels and construction workers. southbound lanes have been opened. problems on 95 between stafford city.le in manassas, sudley road near manassas mall have been reopened. 270 past falls road, a quiet start. back to you. >> thank you. the criminal trial begins today two prince george's county officers for accused of beating an unarmed university of maryland student. the incident was caught on tape. john gonzalez is in the upper marlborough with what we can expect in court. >> in just a few hours those two george's county police trial inwill be on ofer marlborough, accused assaulting university of john mckennaent off campus. this was after videotape from a surface, showing the involving the officers in full riot gear and batons. the then-21 year-old was beaten after students stormed the victoryafter a school over duke basketball team 20. eight people were arrested that night, yet this young man's thatney has always argued was simply dancing t when officers against a wall. many of those charges, even the students,f we
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
killed a prince george's county teenager. where police will gather this talk with drivers and pedestrians. >> the jets backup quarterback, w is protecting his post.ure pose. "good morning washington" at 5:00 start right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> now you have to pay the man every time you do that. good morning, washington. monday, october 22. i am steve chenevey. >> i'm natasha barrett. that he has the swoop as justin bieber? >> i don't see the resemblance. it's looking good. a beautiful weekend. our workweek looks even better. out the weather headlines. be a beautiful started the week. sunshine, warm temperatures. if you thought the weekend was have a warming trend near 80d it could be the week is out. a minimal chance of rain in the seven-day forecast. now, cold temperatures. culpeper, 37 in manassas, 50 at reagan national, 39 at dulles. see 51 by 9:00 with sunny skies. 65 by noon, 72 by 5:00. a great forecast for today. let's go to the weather center with jamee whitten. >> 10 minutes ago, crews responded to an accident in lau
ABC
Nov 21, 2011 5:00am EST
hearing there. no problems in prince george's county montgomery county, all the way to the wilson bridge american legion bridge moving nicely. looks good in springfield annandale, tysons on the beltway. a quiet ride on 66, 95, and 395. back to you. >> thank you. >>> breaking news from prince george's county. police are investigating a carjacking outside a 7-eleven store on branch avenue. brianne carter is looking at what we have learned so far. >> good morning. very few details are being released. however there could be great concern associated with this incident. reports that there may have been a child in the vehicle. authorities tell us that it's all happened around 1:00 this morning in the 3700 block of branch avenue at a 7-eleven store. police have yet to release any details about what type of car was involved in this incident or who they are looking for. there could be great concern with a report there was a child and the vehicle at the time of the incident. we are at prince george's police headquarters and we will continue monitoring this and bring you the latest as it beco
ABC
Dec 7, 2011 5:00am EST
in south eastern prince george's county. it is pushing off to the north east. see the yellow on your screen and along i-68 that indicates the heavier rain. we are warm now near 60 degrees. temperatures drop all day long. they will be cool enough tonight to see a change over to snow by 11:00 p.m. in the metro area. we are talking after the evening rush hour. earlier than that northwest of the metro area. in terms of accumulation, nothing in southern maryland. a little bit of slush on grassy surfaces. in parts of montgomery county and loudoun county, that is where we can see an inch mainly on grassy surfaces. in higher elevations of those counties we could see a one-two inches. elevation is everything even out west, along the blue ridge and points west. we could be talking 6-7 inches in the higher elevations. in the lower elevations, closer to 2-4. a nice stretch of weather. a little bit cooler on saturday. at least it will be sunny. wet roads. >>> two accidents on 66. one of westbound. that is in the media. a vehicle went off the road. eastbound in manassas, near marker 34. 234 b
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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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Mar 8, 2012 5:00am EST
. >> we are hearing from the prince george's county council woman allegedly caught driving 105 miles per hour on the beltway. >> i offer my utmost and sincere apologies for this to my constituents, colleagues, and all county residents. >> police gave her a warning and cited her for an unsafe lane change. this week, a party's upgraded the citation to reckless driving. it is possible our license could be suspended. >> maryland lawmakers trying to make it easier to remove elected officials. this comes after leslie johnson used a loophole in the lot to stay in office after pleading guilty to charges last year. the house and senate requiring state -- requiring officials convicted of a felony to resign immediately. >> this is hard to believe. peyton manning is now looking for a job. >> the quarterback announced he had been released by the and the nep -- indianapolis colts. manning and the team or got emotional while talking about the departure. >> i have been a cold for almost all of my adult life. i guess in life nothing lasts forever. >> we have been so blessed to have him. we know the g
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Sep 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
are flash flood watches. we have a coastlal flood watch for the george town harbor and old town alexandria, by the coffee house. winds out of the south. temperatures -- in the 60's. reagan national at 67. our futurecast for the next a hours looks like this, scattered showers, heavier downpours as we move to the overnight hours, a band of heavy rain will move across the district. tomorrow, once again, we will keep the showers in the forecast. more limited. temperatures are warmer, but by the weekend looking warmer. 73-78 degrees. tonight, los into the 60's, with areas of heavy rain. tomorrow, scattered showers and have your periods of rain. 75-80 degrees. i promised a better weekend. temperatures in the lower 80's. head to wjla.com. bob ryan has a brand new blog. check out traffic with lisa baden. >>> a crash north 95 in the hov lanes near lorton. anything on 95 or 66, and everybody looks. a similar scenario on 270. brake lights leaving i-70 east at 270. the crash is moved on to the shoulder. we are on the outer loop between connecticut avenue and rockville pike only two left lan
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Sep 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
. evacuee's should be able to return home today. >>> prince george's county administration building closed again today to the public because of all the flood damage. two feet of water poured lower- level last week, disabling the electrical telephone and computer service. employees have to report to work today to pack up their offices. >>> vre express trains will operate a full schedule today except there's one section of track on a manassas-still has some flood damage. because of this, the trains will be single-tracking between burke center rolling road, and backlick road. >>> 5:48, down to look at traffic and weather every ten minutes. we made it through all the rough weather last week. things are looking up now. >> we are still recovering from the rough weather last week. estimates show between 13 inches up to 15 inches of rain in the hardest-hit areas. >> unbelievable. >> even in d.c. we saw rain. >> daughters reported 13 inches from monday through friday, actual measures. >> we don't need any rainfall. >> we don't. -- spotters reported 13 inches of rain. we get these cold fronts
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
. >> george washington university is moving to protect students after an employee was attacked. police say a masked man came in tuesday night. he tried to sexually assault a female staff member in a bathroom. the suspect is still on the lows. but:08 is your time on this credit. still ahead a suspect attempts to blow up an atm. >> police say he placed a >> happy friday, washington. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. we have a couple of light showers out there. check out our radar. most of them are in west virginia. we have a little bit of what weather. martin's work is getting a little bit what. -- martinsburg is getting a little bit wet. our temperatures are better this morning. 40 degrees at reagan national. 39 at dulles. our forecast for today expect cloudy skies and a few showers and in this morning. a high temperature between 48-52 degrees. let's check on traffic. >> happy friday. nothing too crazy. interstate 95 in virginia, in fact out of fredericksburg up to the beltway, nothing reported. 39 -- 395 also checks out. if you travel across the wilson bridge, everybody on the map, the beltwa
ABC
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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Apr 5, 2010 5:00am EDT
days at the detention center. michelle >>> obama will speak at the george washington university graduation next month. she issued a challenge that if they log one entered thousand hours of volunteer service, she would be the commencement speaker. the university has now met its goal. >>> 5:49. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. let's start off with the best news of the day. >> we love it. >> the weather. it was great over the weekend. there was pollen in the air. a few more clouds today. by midweek, which could be pushing 90 in some places. then it will pull back off. some thunder boomers could be in the mix. these are the cherry blossoms. you can see the washington monument and the background. the blossoms will stick around. last week was p. we could see storms on thursday etals.ould drop some padd -- last week was peak. east of the mounds, partly sunny skies and continued mild conditions. we hit 77 yesterday. mild this morning. 50's area why. 50 in winchester. bowie, 53. mild air across the eastern half of the united states. through this afternoon, we will be i
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Mar 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
wanted for murder was once married to george horman's daughter. he was harassing his estranged girlfriend the 36-year " heather mcguire. >> she was scared to death of him. >> it was on connecticut avenue in the morning where police believe the two were arguing and she was fatally shot in the head. if witnesses along connecticut avenue in kensington heard a shot from a passing car on tuesday morning. gas stations surveillance video shows passerby's rushing to her aid. >> i heard a pop sound and the body was right there when i looked. >> the man did have a long criminal record including attempted murder in nevada, battery, and stalking. the children have not been harmed. in about a half hour we will hear more from the former father-in-law that said the man was a menace for years. john gonzalez reporting. >> are other big story, rick santorum sweeps the south. former pennsylvania senator took alabama and mississippi primaries, proving that he has the support from conservatives and evangelicals. mitt romney had been looking for a knockout blow but finished in third place in both co
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Jan 4, 2013 5:00am EST
friend was seriously injured. hearing today for former prince, george's county jail aard accused of ignoring dying inmate. was chargedtosh with lying to law enforcement investigating the e, who wasonnie whit d in his jail cell after it was arrested in h ofhit-and-run deat finley. richard initiallyath was but a latercide, investigation proved he might kill themselves. found himintosh unresponsive, but did not inform others. >> the house and senate will a joint session of congress today to count electoral ballots from the today.ntial election l judge rejected a challenge on thursday by those seeking to halt the vote in an attempt to overturn call the obama presidency. the judge rejected a request to allow for the man to testify alleged inconsistencies in typeface for on the birth of ticket the president had released. it's 5:34. looking forward to this weekend big playoff game with the redskins and the seahawks. let's check in with john gonzalez. >> i can only imagine you probably will not sleep between now and the game. >> i'm very anxious and excited. and i have reasons to be excited
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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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Dec 28, 2009 5:00am EST
george watson parker, one of the park police said there was a big pot hole between the beltway and 123. they are along the left side. stay over to the right side. park service overproduction after pressure are. >> thank you. >>> 5:52, 38 degrees. we continue after this. i like this one. [ drill whirring ] thank you. excuse me, sir! can you tell me which coffee tastes better? "a," definitely. this one. thank you. in a national taste test, more hard-working americans preferred the taste of dunkin' donuts over starbucks. try the coffee that won. excuse me, sir! thank you. start your morning off at dunkin' donuts with a freshly brewed hot coffee. >>> this has been a decade of sacrifice for the military. every year, it is the holidays that hurt the most. bob which spent some time with families who lived given up so much. >> this woman is a matrix of a growing family. she watches each of for sons and her husband go off to war. >> we have been going for almost eight years now. >> per husband and all four of her sons volunteered to join the army and national guard. they will go again in the co
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Apr 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
, interstate 70, 95 between richmond and baltimore, a good trip on 66 as well. quiet on the b-w parkway. george washington parkway had a stalled car, but that's gone at 123. green light for everybody traveling as far as interstate travel. back to you. >> thank you. the white house says it is adding new protections for veterans and military families swindled by schools seeking their federal education benefits. >> it's aimed at reducing fraudulent or deceptive marketing to the military or veterans. president obama will make an announcement regarding that if in georgia. the house will vote today on a bill that will keep interest rates on student loans from doubling in july. republicans and democrats cannot agree on how to pay for the initiative. democrats want to boost payroll taxes and put taxes on oil and gas companies. we are giving you a chance to win a new car. a ford fiesta, courtesy of tysons ford. all you have to do is go to wjla.com and you can enter. next monday we will pick the first of 15 finalists during abc 7 news at 5:00. if your name is called, you have 30 minutes to call in to win
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Nov 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
county. freeze watch tonight that includes the metro area, prince george's, anne arundel county. below freezing is as in the northwest of town. 56 on wednesday and thursday. pretty good chance of rain showers by thursday. a coastal storm works its way up the shoreline. on the weekend it will be pleasant with high temperatures in the 50's. we are in the 50's the whole week. now to lisa baden. >>> pretty easy traffic on the beltway. let's take you to 270. southbound travel is what we are interested in. that is closest to us. no delays getting away. from 80 past 109. pretty clear on 66 near glebe road heading to sycamore street. back to you. >> thank you. 44 on this monday morning. >>> coming up, donovan mcnabb speaks out on the coach's decision to take the ball from his hands while the game was on the box. >> today on "oprah," an actress reveals a secret that nearly killed her. today at 4:00 on abc 7. bob ehrlich's 24 years in politics. in congress ehrlich voted with george bush 90% of the time, protecting the special interests. as governor, ehrlich cut education, increased colleg
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May 18, 2010 5:00am EDT
into southern maryland. lexington park, a few showers there and a few showers in prince george's. it will be off and on today with possible heavy showers. otherwise, light drizzle. we are in the low 50's in huntingtown, 48 in mclean. if there's wind out of the east and northeast. highs will be in the mid to upper 50's, may be near 60. nowhere near where we should be. there are showers the coming our way from the south. that keeps us damp. things will be lighter in nature as temperatures climb up. may be a breeze out of the northeast. a few showers possible tonight. upper 40's, low to mid 50's. if tomorrow the clouds may give way to a little sunshine. we cannot rule out a little shower. highs tomorrow in the upper 60's. thursday and friday, plenty of sunshine, low 80's by the end of the week. afternoon clouds and thunderstorms anon saturday and similar weather on sunday. >>>> new social network study shows some users have big regrets. nintendo gets high marks when it comes to the nintendo wii for health. >> best buy is ready to take on netflix, apple, and all the other online vide
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
48 hours. >> former president george h.w. bush's condition appears to be improving. the 88-year old has been moved from the intensive care unit back to a regular room at a houston hospital. he has been hospitalized since late november for bronchitis- related cough. hugo chÁvez is suffering additional issues. he has not been seen or heard from since undergoing his fourth cancer-related surgery, as three weeks ago. government official said he might not return in time for his inauguration january 10. to the fiscal cliff showdown, it has gone from a matter of days to just hours before we reach the so-called fiscal cliff. john gonzales is live on capitol hill to talk about the latest in the rather tense negotiations. >> sun this morning might describe this as desperation. the white house says vice- president joe biden is planning a direct role in the talks. these critical talks will resume today here on capitol hill while millions of americans prepare to ring in the new year tonight. there is a countdown of a different kind looming, a deadline that is set to trigger a broad tax increase
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Oct 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
student. >>> some george washington university students are shaken up after their frightening incident. stranger got into the west end residents call on friday, entered the appeals students' room and allegedly threatened to kill her. other students purdah banging and kicking and confronted the suspect and a fight broke out. >> we heard a person yelling. someone called 911 and told us about it. it was pretty scary. >> police arrived and arrested 34-year-old mergen battulga. he faces burglary and assault charges. there was eand an e-mail sent to students urging them to be cautious. >>> now for the latest on rescue efforts following sunday's 7.2 magnitude quake in turkey. rescuers continue searching for survivors. aid workers have helped thousands of people left thomas. jummy olabanji has more on the latest developments. >> good morning. the latest numbers on hundred 70 people have been killed in the iroquois. that number is guaranteed to rise as they begin searching through more rubble especially in some villages along the iranian border. the quake yesterday in eastern turkey turn dozens
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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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Sep 27, 2011 5:00am EDT
corruption trial of maryland state senator ulysses currie. the prince george's democrat faces corruption charges for using his high office to benefit a gross restore honor. he's charged with bribery among other charges. >>> there was an explosion at the university maryland chemistry lab that left two students badly burned. this happened around noon yesterday. firefighters say the students were mixing nitrogen and support acid --sulfuric acid. investigators are trying to figure out if a third chemical was involved. >>> there's a major announcement from the maryland health department. today officials will reveal the findings from their investigation on crib bumpers tax. there were declared a hazard in may after there were linked to a asphyxia and death in infants. they are the questions that line the perimeter of the crib. >>> coffee may lower the woman's risk of depression. along concern study found women who drank 4 cups of coffee or more each day or 20% less likely to become depressed. that is compared to other decaffeinated drinks such as soda and deep. they found a link between decaff
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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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Oct 19, 2009 5:00am EDT
problem in prince george's county around the beltway. this is after the exit 9. there is some flashing light activity on the shoulders. watch your speed coming around from the woodrow wilson bridge. let's look in springfield. a decent ride so far. things are moving pretty decently moving up towards springfield. >> thank you. >>> new statistics show this stretch of 495 through prince george's county is the deadliest section of the beltway. 42 people have been killed between 2006 and 2008. construction zones and high speeds are said to be likely factors for this. >>> 5:12, up 38 to degrees. >> it should be a big week for wall street. >> fighting for the future of pakistan. we will have a check on that. >> 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, pakistani troops continue a major offensive against the taliban. 60 militants and six soldiers were reportedly killed since saturday. john kerry and david pet
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Sep 13, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >>> prince george's county executive jack johnson makes known who he thinks should succeed him. he's endorsing prince george's county sheriff michael jackson in tuesday's democratic primary. he says that jackson stands head and shoulders above the other candidates with his leadership. >>> 61 degrees, 5:35 on this monday. >> redskins fans are celebrating quinn this season -- a win this season. >> taylor swift and kanye west face-to-face at last night's gma's. face-to-face at last night's gma's. and the 60-day handshake lives on, that five-finger bond that communicates trust, honor, follow-through, and follow-up. it's a promise that says go ahead and buy a ram 1500 or a heavy duty without a payment for 60 days. and if it doesn't do everything you ask it to do... bring it back. ram. >>> we are at audi headquarters, a global sponsor of best buddies. >> good morning, washington. >>> we have temperatures holding in the upper 50's-low 60's across the area. cool air off to the west. that is why we have a little patchy fog in front royal, stephens city. 62 degrees downtown. 58 in woodbr
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
legion bridge. all lanes open on the inner loop through montgomery county and if prince george's county passing 95. back to you. >> thank you. after focusing energy on the grade, the presidential to win overoping voters in swing space including virginia. >> mitt romney in leesburg tonight. in ohio andama iowa. brianne carter outside the white men clashedow the issues last night during the debate. this was a face-off. >> absolutely. fireworks will early in this president obama romney, the two hoping land the top spot at the white house. it was a town hall-style, the candidates taking questions from voters, mostly on domestic education, taxes, prices, equal pay for women. mitt romney was coming into this debate with a bump in support t debate. firs obama's campaign promised a more energetic performance. a back and forth between them. is 23t you are seeing struggling to find a job. the president's policies have last ofrcised over the they have not and the americans back to work. >> when he said behind closed s that 47% of the of the country consider themselves refused personal respo
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Oct 11, 2010 5:00am EDT
to you. >> this morning in prince george's county police are investigating a shooting that appears to have ended with a pedestrian being hit by a car. one person suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by the car. it was along central avenue in capitol heights. so far detectives say how gunfire was involved. >> the top story tragedy on a local road. two silver spring men died after being hit by a car sunday morning. it was along rockville pike in bethesda. two families mourn their loss this morning and the driver could face serious charges. courtney robs is live in bethesda with more. >> these two had just gotten off of metro. police are still investigating trying to figure out exactly what happened and why. but it is possible the two were victims of drunk driving. two 26-year-old men rory hosinski and adam hosinski were killed after heading home. >> i mean, if they were coming from metro it sounds like they were doing everything right, you know. not driving. which they shouldn't have been. it is so sad. >> montgomery county police say they rode metro home and were cross
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Oct 3, 2011 5:00am EDT
metro area at the moment. but there is in calvert county and prince george's county on the pax river and in st. mary's county and steady rain from hagerstown to martinsburg and winchester, and down interstate 81 this is slowly drifting to the south and east. it is circulating around a broad area of our low pressure that is stuck around for another day. if it is 41 degrees in college park, or rather 45. 43 in gaithersburg and frederick. there's the counterclockwise rotation overhead, the upper levels been, a low pressure system. that will slowly move away by tomorrow. it will move to the northeast and will be better placed -- will be replaced by a a high- pressure system that will mean a nearly total sunshine and wednesday through sunday. today will be damp with a few stray showers off and on. high temperature of 55 degrees way below the average of 73. warming a little tomorrow, back in the 60's. morning clouds and agreed sprinkle, then sunshine by lunchtime tomorrow. nearly total sunshine wednesday all the way through the weekend with dry conditions, constable highs in the low
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
george's county. the team says it will create improve funding for schools. t fans have mixed reactions. for him to ask all his fans what heteam to endorse s unprecedented. >> it creates jobs. people need jobs right now in this area. it's a good thing. >> opponents say casino owners not students or the unemployed will be the beneficiaries of expanded gambling. baltimorer of the taking a stand against the referendum that would sex marriage in maryland. matt birk is expected to appear in a video opposing a lot. of hismes after one ayanbadejo,randon in a commercial supporting same-sex marriage. >> taking a look at news of philadelphia police an internal investigation into an officer video punching a woman in the face. this incident happened during rican day festivities. the woman was arrested and charged with disorderly. disorderly the officer has been placed on leadesk duty. outt should be meted what we aref with.nted >> the head of the police union officer is eager to tell his side of the story and says there's more to what happened than what's in the video. this man will spend five days
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Sep 4, 2009 5:00am EDT
. >>> concern -- george will is calling on the administration to speed up the timetable to pull troops out of iraq. he said they are irrelevant to the rising chaos in that country. >>> north korea is in the final stages of enriching uranium in its plans to make a nuclear bomb. they have sent a letter to the united nations about the plan. sanctions have been tightened against north korea. talks for them to abandon their nuclear program broke down. >>> new information about the man who killed his wife and sister. police say theodore blandford ignored a protective order that was filed by his wife. sheena and cheryl timmons were killed. in aust, but sheena soft and one in a protective order against her husband. >> i am beyond disappointed. she really felt and she made comments to friends that he would be back. >> after the women were killed, theodore blandford led police on a high-speed chase. he was killed in a violent face- off with police. >>> a murder suspect was able to walk out of washington hospital on wednesday because detectives did not have enough information to charge him
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Oct 25, 2010 5:00am EDT
arden village city, regular. prince george's county crashed into a loop near pennsylvania avenue, police are on the scene. 95 maryland is closed southbound coming out of baltimore. there's a crash. 270, moving at speed southbou, southbound ines rosales underway -- southbound has the rush hour under way. >>> opening statements are set to get underway in the murder trial of sund alechandra levy. >> opening statements at 10:00 this morning at d.c. superior court. it is hard to believe it has been more than nine years. the 24-year-old federal intern venice after leaving her apartment to go jogging in rock creek park. today the man prosecutors say killed her will finally stand trial. everything will get underway at d.c. superior courts at 10:00. that is when we will see 29 year-old emaar guandique. investigators say that he sexually assaulted and killed her. he made statements to another inmate while serving time for assaulting two other women at knifepoint at rock creek park if after the disappearance of chandra levy in may of 2001. her remains were found 10 months 13 months later. t
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
any details on the suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. out before 11:30 last night in oxon hill. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. what could be in favor of for drivers in the district. occupy dc plans to mark one year since its movement with a protest. protest brianne carter has details. >> good morning. protestors are planning a series of events to mark the anniversary of the. occupy the take a look along k street. moving fine right now. of hours there during thesruptions morning commute. participants from the occupy dc movement plan to shut down k street. and at 7:30 this morning the startters are expected to streets as they marched in several different buildings including the imf, bank, and lobbying in of insurance companies as well. the protestors planned to meet freedom plaza as well. a year ago they began camping at mcpherson square and were camped out for four months a ban was imposed by u.s. police. if you will be driving in this area, you will need to take an route or expect delays
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