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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
chenevey. get to meteorologist jeras. >> good friday. wet, but theng out quickly.g prince george's county and anne with some of the showers at this hour. 7 at reagan national, 65 at dulles. mild temperatures across the board. 67 right now at reagan national. we will have rain this morning again later today. not everyone will get it. it will be widely scattered. weekend forecast in a few minutes. now to traffic. >> on the roads, dealing with pavement. the storm last night caused a few things. prince william police say that c lights are not working at ridge road. power cable down on 29 lee highway near 66. you should have police direction to get by. traveling in maryland, southbound 95 coming out of laurel, we are seeing heavy traffic. e accident is on the shoulder 212, but delays 198. prior to heading towards the beltway, , makingt a steady pace the drive from montgomery county 270. back to you. >> thank you. 5:31. new developments in the drunk drivers in the district. will resumeers alcohol testing starting today. john gonzalez is live in northwest to explain why the suspended the last ye
ABC
May 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
center picture. a good ride on the belt way through montgomery and prince george's county. back to news. >> thanks so much lisa. it is 5:20 and 55 degrees. >> how you put a five game losing streak behind you? if you are the nationals you wait till the very last minute. [ male announcer ] knowing your customers is important to any successful business. which is why at wells fargo we work with you to get to know the unique aspects of your business. we can recommend financial solutions that can work for you that have helped millions of business owners save time, reduce expenses and maximize cash flow. as the number one small business lender for nine years running.g... we're with you when you need us. so you can be there for your customers. wells fargo. together we'll go far. >> lifted towards right. >> what a night for baseball. the major league's second no- hitter. only one walk, facing just one more batter. congratulations. >> also, d.c. united lost to san jose 5-3. of course, the capitals lost that triple overtime home wrecker. here is tim brant with the nationals dramatic win. >> the na
ABC
Aug 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> coming up at 5:00, prince george's county police prepared to release surveillance video after a six-year old will as up but it from a store. >> pepco customers expected to speak their mind during another hearing. >> will not take you to the store? >> a police dispatcher could not believe for years. a man called 911 asking for a right to grab some beer. hear his explanation for what happened. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. start now. live and in hd, this is "good morning washington." what's good morning, washington. it is wednesday, august 8. >> i am cynne simpson. the check on the weather now. >> we have some action on the radar screen. you will notice one little downpour highly isolated between culpeper and fredericksburg north of highway 3. it looks like it is falling apart. once pagoda's paused -- does pop up south of manassas. -- one sprinkle just popped up sough of manassas. 78 now in the district. on our way to 92. good shape right now as far as the driver on the beltway. 395 quiet. good ride on 66. nothing complicated across the wilson bridge. the american legion
ABC
Jul 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
back to news. >> we begin with a busy night for emergency crews and prince george's county. they try to save a teenaged male from the water. there were not successful. this happened on old stagecoach road in laurel. john gonzalez is there with what he has learned so far. >> prince george's county investigators will be back out here at the willow lake apartments later this morning to try to figure out what went wrong. the pond is just beyond those trees. water rescue teams searched for the teenage boy nearly two hours last night. he was reported missing around 8:45 last seen in the apartment complex. witnesses tell police the young victim went under water and never came back up. search and rescue used boats and helicopters with infrared equipment and a high-powered lights. 80 minutes later he was found under the bonds which is about four feet deep. cpr was performed at the scene. he was then rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. the exact age and identity of the boy has not been released. we understand investigators will be back out here to try to figure out exactl
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
investigators. maryland, prince george's county delegate tiffany alston onl go on trial today that she can reduced pay for funds to wedding expenses. the democrat was convicted of from the general assembly. that was to pay an assistant at firm.w no sentencing on that until after this trial is completed. >> the family of a missing teenager say that was found at a park. police are not releasing any details. gonzalez is live at woodson high school where he was a student. >> grief counselors will be here at woodson high school today. a few days ago we spoke with glenn's family, frustrated about how the case was going. today they tell us they believe n was the boy found in woods. not far from where 17-year-old glenn's car was found a beenago, his body has trail.ff a popular >> he had a future ahead of him. know why he has any or harm himself for any reason. >> hundreds of classmates, friends, and strangers have been searching for any clues. one of those volunteers stumbled park. a young man in the fairfax county police have the same spot last not see the body in the woods. so young. i cannot be
ABC
Aug 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
normal service. prince george's county firefighters will return to the a 5- of a fire that killed girl and injured two other people. >> investigators trying to determine what caused the fire. at a home in the 6300 block of carrington court in capitol heights. gonzalez is live with neighbors >> . as you can see, a home has damage.e firefighters kept a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. they found a 24-year-old man burned, lying in the front yard. he told them his two children were trapped inside. side of coming from the the house, so i started screaming help. >> a violent fire ripped so quickly that two not able to escape own.eir little girlried a shoulder. i'm speechless. >> the brother and sister were found unconscious and were throughby firefighters a rear window. the 5-year-old girl died. 15-rolled brother who suffered burns and smoke inhalation remains in critical condition. i was at work when i first heard about it and broke down in tears. the cause is a mystery. home had two working smoke alarms. firefighters to put out all the flames. the 24-year-old father suffered burns on
ABC
Feb 14, 2012 5:00am EST
potential legal and smothering,gns of police statements the two became physical that george huguely did not her. or strangle >> this lack of access in this trial actually provoke a separate hearing. representing several media analysts argue that this is a first amendment violation. it will be interesting to see if handled differently today. in john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> interesting. thank you. stay with abc 7 news for the latest on the trial. charlottesville and be an hour will later newscasts. >> more parents are sending their children to a charter schools. enrollment at d.c. charters year.s rose 8% this enrollment in d.c. public schools dropped by 1%. the article's claim to enroll 41% the d.c. public school students. a d.c. public school says most of the losses were at the high-school level. 39 degrees right now. the child sex, coachcase against former sandusky. find out whether he will be allowed to visit his grandchildren. >> a trip to paradise turned for one supreme court justice. >> ♪ it's the way you bring out the sun. ♪ sunny d! ♪ it's the way you make it all fun. ♪ k
ABC
Aug 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> prince george's county police search for clues into the murder of a 17-year-old girl. >> two boats collided pasadena, maryland, sending a local delegates and several others to the hospital. >> do you remember where you were when the quake struck the d.c. area year-ago "good morning washington? -- "good morning washington" at 5:00 starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> it's thursday, august 23. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. >>adam caskey first. >> today looks dry and very sunny overall with the exception of this morning, where we have some areas of fog north and west of washington. round hill, 58, 69 northwest d.c. the five in oxon hill. generally in the '60s to start the day. 87 this afternoon with a good amount of sunshine. angela. >> one troublespots of our this morning travel. to the beltway on 66, blocking the right lane. a minor distraction. still looking at a pretty good flow of traffic with light volume for the most part. once you reach the beltway and travel on the inner loop through maryland, no problems. this
ABC
Feb 13, 2012 5:00am EST
university of virginia lacrosse player accused of killing his ex-girlfriend. george huguely is charged with killing yeardley love in may of 2010 in her apartment in charlottesville. prosecutors expected to bring up dna evidence this week and discuss a beer can and blood that was found in her apartment after her body was discovered. it's monday morning. >> still ahead some new controversy surrounding the quote on the martin luther king memorial and one leader does not want to change that statement. >> it's costing more to fill up at the gas pump. >> >> welcome back on this monday morning. texting tactic and weather. >> adam caskey in a moment, but first lisa baden. >> it's a happy morning along 81, 70, route 11. giving you the wide angle picture. everything working in our favor even out of southern maryland, looks good on 95, construction now gone between stanford and 610. normal travel times on 95 in particular between washington and baltimore. taking you to a live picture of springfield, moving nicely near the beltway. try to get away from us is southbound. headlights are northbound.
ABC
Jun 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
>> prince george's county police investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcycle. >> expect an announcement soon about a proposal to run at a casino at national harbor. >> did homeowners bite off more than they could chew, taking a bengal tiger as a pet? >>>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is 5:00 on this friday, june 15. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. happy to be with you. we will start with traffic and weather every ten minutes starting with lisa baden. >> the traffic pattern change on the outer loop of the beltway between new hampshire and university, this was scheduled three lanes to the left hand one lane to the right are getting through that project. if you are coming off new hampshire avenue onto the outer loop, you get on in the middle of the work zone. if you want to exit from the outer loop to university, you'll have to plan ahead and stay in the right lane. just relax and you will see when you get there. now there's an accident reported in that area of the beltway. 70 is closed. it has bee
ABC
Feb 24, 2012 5:00am EST
talking about his decision to convict george huguely of killing his ex-girlfriend. jummy olabanji tells us what the professor had to say. >> ian spence most of his days working in the microbiology lab at the university of virginia. the past three weeks he's been inside a charlottesville courtroom taking in all the details of this high-profile trial. he says that he feels at peace with his decision. he said that the scars will always be there for him. george huguely was convicted of second-degree murder and grand larceny and they recommended a sentence of 26 years behind bars. \ the prosecution had wanted a first-degree murder charges which could have carried a life sentence. ian says the letter is one reason the jury cannot agree on that charge. >> we all did not think that the killing was premeditated. we don't think he went over there with the purpose of killing yeardley love. >> during the interview he started crying and said that he wished the murder never happened and that the jury was never put in that tough situation. they came up with a 26-year sentence because they feel george'
ABC
Aug 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
morning. live, brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> funeral services will be held for the prince george's killed inice officer a line of duty. a viewing for adrian morris was yesterday at a funeral home in beltsville. be held a 10:00 morning in mitchelville and woodstream chruch to. monday and last week cruiser and off the road and during a high-speed chase on 95. he and his partner were chasing car when officer morris control of his vehicle. the funeral service will be on our sister station news channel 8. 5:09, 73 degrees. >> we are following a disturbing case involving in-home day care worker in woodbrige. case involving in-home day care wofemale announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much ucney on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. tog
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
george's county is getting ready for bad weather with snow and ice exercises. >> but it is sure to be a top concern i. brianne carter has more. >> it's not even halloween and in prince george's county they are preparing for what may come later this winter in terms of snow and ice. the timing could not be more perfect. if we are talking about what may be coming this weekend. we could be talking about a very severe weather headed our way. talk about what the county is doing to prepare if we have severe weather sunday through tuesday. >> in addition to preparing for the snow and ice we are preparing for the upcoming storm. hopefully, it will go someplace else. but at the department of public works and transportation, we in addition to checking for roadway hazards, they are also looking for anything that would be an impediment to staff getting around during the storm or other county vehicles getting around. they will check the storm drains and those things. they're also doing that as part of the dry run. at our command center we have folks from the county command center the emergency oper
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
george's county. cameras in prince george's county. been shopping so smart, , cas back with your freedom card getting cash back on what? been shopping so smart, , cas baclose shave and haircutrd fan for the ceiling. you're gonna cool off that hoooounddd! tonight you gotta get your cash back, on new slacks.. use freedom on lunch with jack. everybody get! everybody get! get your casash back. chase freedom. denny's everyday value slam egis four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dodollars every day. only at denny's. >> good morning. i am jacqui jeras. we're in the weather center. not a bad start. it's a little cloudy and that is the 50stemperatures in area. the we do expect the clouds to whittle away throughout the day. we will end up mostly sunny. 51 degrees in arlington, 50 in chantilly, 47 and sterling, 52 woodbrige. mostly sunny today, 67-72. our first chance of rain with temperatures is on wednesday. that's all for the forecast. let's check on traffic with angela foster. >> traffic is
ABC
Mar 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
their calls for justice in the case. >> the man committed to killing him, george zimmerman, has not been charged. he grew up in our area. brianne carter has reaction from those that knew him. >> people who lived near him in the area called this controversy shocking. this comes as martin's parents plan to meet with the justice department demanding answers about how. this how outraged over the shooting death of a 17-year-old trayvon martin is growing. hundreds rallied in new york last night including his family. to protest the controversial killing. many wore hoodies, what he was wearing when he was gunned down. >> trayvon martin did matter. we are not going to stop until we get justice. >> part of that desk this would be charges against george zimmerman, the captain of his neighborhood watch. he reportedly claimed penny- stock a teenager in self- defense. before moving to florida, he lived in manassas with dreams of being a police officer. this person crew across the street from the man now at the center of all best. >> he did not really mess with a lot of people in the neighborhood. for
ABC
Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> prince george's county has set up locations where residents can get rid of storm related debris. >> residents can get rid of yard building, and household items at the brown station road landfill in upper marlboro. tree limbs can be dropped off at the prince george's county yard waste composting facility. it is early this morning for me. those locations will be open today thursday, and friday. d.c. residents who don't want to wait for normal trash collection can get rid of their spoiled food. trucks will be at several schools to collect that in the afternoon from 3:00 until 7:00. the schools are on your screen. they include lasalle, mckinley tech key elementary, wilson high school, ferebee-hope, and garfield elementary, 3:00 until seven today. >> good news for millions of drivers taken to the road for july 4. gas prices 22 cents cheaper around the u.s. than this time last year. a national average is $3.33. in the district, $3.50. in maryland, $3.32. in virginia, off $3.14. 5:13, 7 d 5 degrees. >> coming up, a moment at wimbledon, inclineda excuse us, while we change into somethin
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
wandering aimlessly. close toetting george bush. and the first president bush watch in 1992. >> it is a different experience when the citizens are asking instead of professional journalists. not town hall format did popular, but now viewed.e most >> first lady michelle obama will make a campaign stop in chapel hill. campaign inll fredericksburg this evening. joe biden taking a break from campaigning to attend this afternoon's funeral for former senator arlen specter in pennsylvania. ohio police officers firstd while escorting lady michelle obama from a stop.gn their motorcycle collided .esterday the officers suffered non-life- threatening injuries. the first lady was not injured. motorcaded continue on its route. no other vehicles were involved. >> the deadline to register to in maryland is tonight at fordlineit's the updating address information and requesting a change of polling place. registration forms must be postmarked by today at the latest. residents can .egister to vote >> a police case involved park ended when the e crashed along 28th street and fort baker drive. the park poli
ABC
Jun 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
as the george washington parkway. let's pull up a live picture of traffic heading to 495, this is 29, looks very quiet. now to adam caskey. >> there's low humidity today, comfortable. >> herurray. >> there's a beautiful shot of the georgetown waterfront with the lights on overnight, the lower left-hand side of your screen with some clouds over washington. early this washington sunrise at 5:42 a.m. 69 degrees at reagan national. 63 at dulles airport cooler off to the west, 49 in petersburg. 42 in elkins, 52 in cumberland. it is warmer to the east where we have clouds and near the water. 63 at dulles airport, 72 in quantico. but we are in the 60's for the most part in the suburbs -- and outlying suburbs in the 60's on this thursday morning. here's a look at the clouds pushing east. an easterly flow off the ocean. that is giving us clouds to start the day, especially east of the blue ridge. they are out there. not the thickest of clouds, but there are clouds to start the day. an area of low pressure is of short. high-pressure is in eastern canada. due to the flows around those systems,
ABC
Jul 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
springs, 77 in winchester fredericksburg and 80 degrees. 81 in lking george, 82 in lorton. mostly sunny conditions, 100 degrees, feeling hotter. tomorrow, 102 degrees and maybe warmer air by the afternoon. slight chance of storms tomorrow, better chance on sunday. not a washout. now to steve. >> 395 near landmark, at duke street it's moving nicely up to the 14th street bridge and into the district, a smooth ride. hov restrictions are in effect. no problems all the way into town from alexandria and arlington. 270 near 118 in germantown everything looks good. no delays in germantown and all the way to the lane divide and onto the inner loop or outer loop of the beltway. everything is moving well over to the springfield interchange. no problems. lanes all theopen from prince william county. >> a developing story in college park, maryland. prince george's county police will release more details on an officer involved shooting death of a suspect to the hospital. this happens late last night in the 4700 block of lakeland road on the edge of a campus of the university of maryland. police respo
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
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ABC
Jun 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
gonzalez, abc 7 news. >> prince george's county dropping chargesgh against two 18-year-old young gang rape of a woman the week before christmas. park woman was walking the greenbelt metro station when she was attacked beaten. >> and we're learning more about drove a gasoline- soaked deep into a building -- jeep. charles ball was arrested after drove into a connecticut avenue building. he will remain in jail until its next hearing. >> it is 77 degrees. >> we have reaction to the u.s. supreme court ruling on obama's health care law. over reform is far over. >> and how far would you go for smartphone? the result of a study from t- mobile. >> checking traffic and weather. follow oure you to page as well. look for updates let's happy friday. severe storms near baltimore this morning. keep that in mind if you are going up 95. we have some showers and storms northeast of there. strong storms possibly later on today developing in the shenandoah valley and blue ridge .nd drifting eastward so we could see strong storms afternoon and into the evening. today will be hot and sticky. 79 currently i
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Aug 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
lookout is where we had the back edge of the rain, pushing east. southern prince george's county and south of clinton is where we have light rain moving toward northern calvert county. light to moderate rain in most of calvert county, the bulk of the moving to the eastern shore. there's a sprinkle in darnestown and poolesville. a good amount of clouds over the metro area. 73 in the district, 68 in frederick. winchester, 64 along with cumberland and culpeper at 68 degrees. 90 this afternoon. that's pretty close to average. more showers and storms are likely if throughout the day. they will be widespread and numerous into the afternoon and early. early some of them could contain a little hail. slow-moving downpours. partly cloudy tonight, near 70. in the 50's in outlying areas. -- 60's in outlying areas. ties in the low to mid 90's tomorrow into the weekend. chance of storms on saturday and sunday and lingering into monday. let's go. to lisa baden for go. >> 95 nor the amount leaving the beltway getting past 212 powder mill road, traffic moving very quickly. -- 95 northbound. folks mov
ABC
Jul 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's. dominion has about 157,000 outages in northern virginia. bge reports 247,000 customers in maryland. there is the breakdown of the power companies. there are power problems that reach beyond just the home. many traffic signals are out. >> that connects for a nightmare in the commute this morning. -- that could make for a nightmare. john gonzalez has more. >> we have multiple problems on the roads in montgomery county. some roads are closed because traffic signals are down. on connecticut, the traffic signals are working but all the lanes headed toward chevy chase are closed on connecticut avenue because of downed trees. this was the scene all weekend on many area roads. massive trees on top of cars, blocking access to traffic. despite liberal leave declarations, transportation officials are pleading with commuters to use public transportation. many already made the decision yesterday. >> definitely not commuting tomorrow. it's not worth it if. >> northern virginia still dealing with 100 traffic signals out. more than half the traffic signals in montgomery count
ABC
May 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
according to park police along the george washington parkway to the work zone. and this picture, 95, look at all the headlights out of newington marching up to the beltway. the beltway looks good through montgomery county. metro rail, marc rail vre rolling on normal service. back to you. >> thank you. two more days to enter for your chance to win a new ford fiesta as well as $3,000. >> you have until may 18 to go to hell wjla.com/freecar, and follow the directions to enter. we will announce the next finalists tonight at 5:00. if your name is called, if you have 30 minutes to call and claim a spot in the drawing later this month. good luck. it is 62 degrees outside. >> play ball. but are we forgetting somebody? like the umpire? not ready. we will look back yesterday's ballpark blunders coming up in sports. >> behind-the-scenes my latest attempt to conquer the greenest game show on television. and the the new dangers of identity theft. >> strikes 3. >> the third baseman of the toronto blue jays and the umpire had a fight, a difference of opinion when it came to the call. he throws something
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Jul 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
fly from him. i was one of his last students. >> new this morning, prince george's county police looking for two suspects accused of stabbing two men after 11:00 last night in the 6400 block of pennsylvania avenue in foresthill. the two victims confronted abuse suspects when one of the suspects stamp the victims. shots were fired, but no one was hit. the victims are expected to be ok. the search continues for the gunman behind an overnight shooting in northwest. a man was shot in the side in 1800 block of 8th street. he was conscious and briefing at the scene. it's not clear what led. >> there's more bad news for families trying to recoup losses after last month's storms of which left thousands without power. more companies want to charge customers in maryland a surcharge on upcoming bills. jummy olabanji explains the reason for the extra charge. >> people are finding that completely unacceptable and it's making people want to asked -- >> this rockville resident is fed up with pepco. she has been throwing away spoiled food and eating out for six days. the family lost over a thous
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Aug 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
degrees >> . how prince george's honoring two are you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >> good morning, washington. >> it's 5:39. continue following breaking news in fairfax county. crews on the scene of deadly tanker crashed. imagine the traffic implications for. 95 northbound near the county parkway. .rianne carter has details s ago got anent update from virginia state police handling the investigation. closures foroad longer.e here's what we know. say this is. accidents the driver of a was headed from the gettingcounty parkway whenthe northbound 95 ramp e driver lost control and flipped the tanker on its side. it veered off to the right side. a spark ignited and a fire that occurred inside the vehicle. fairfax county fire department us when they arrived they to be fullynker engulfed. an hour to get the fire under control. deceasedd the driver inside the tanker. few more details exactly what happened a little while ago. >> upon arrival are units found overturned a flammable liquid approximately 9,000 yallons a product full which had rolled
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Jul 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's county. >> thanks so much. 5:20, looking at "tech bytes"." >> a new way to make cash-free shopping easier. >> rob nelson. >> id getting even easier to leave your cash behind. there's a new application that lets you pay by your voice. show your face and say your name. face blurring comes to you? -- to youtube. multitasking is carrying over to our leisure time. half of americans use their cell phone while watching television. nearly one-quarter text with others watching the same program. 20 percent look up information about the show. if you were trying to sell something on ebay, consider using a red background. crimson tones cause people to spend more money by reducing aggression as well as excitement. i am rob nelson. >> roberts and makes some throws that most people cannot make. with his speed and agility he will be able to do things most people will never be able to. >> robert griffin finally signed the four-year $21.1 million contract with the redskins yesterday, making fans at eight. although he missed a couple days of rookie camp, he was the first to sign with the
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
well towards the beltway. 95 and the b-w parkway as well. getting through prince george's county of 50 as well as route 5 all moving well towards 495. in virginia there's one trouble spot in crystal city. glebe road is closed between south hays and south joyce. southbound expected to open sometime before 6:00 this morning. back to you. >> thank you. another milestone for facebook. >> rob nelson has details. >> facebook has reached a milestone. mark zuckerberg has just revealed the social network now has 1 billion active users. that translates to about one in every seven people on the planet. microsoft will take on apple and google later this month when it unveils windows phone 8. it will be exclusive to at&t. a microsoft event will take place october 29. starbucks customers can start paying for their favorite beverage with their iphone with one of the new features. if society is looking to increase airport security without lengthening the lines. they're working on the data that can detect the presence of bomb- making ingredients in just a few seconds. have a great day. [ male announ
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Apr 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
park on the outer loop headed west on 495. extra time is needed heading for prince george's county into montgomery county toward silver spring. 270 at 121 still looks pretty good. everything is open, no problems getting all the way down to the beltway. we are looking at prince george's county. there was an accident just reported inbound on route 5 branch avenue, just inside the beltway off the road. watch for police getting there right now. back to you. >> thank you. it is 5:42 right now, 49 degrees. >> paying tribute to the late dick clark. we will look at his impact on american culture >> . getting the naked truth from a bold passenger. is reason f >> , alisa clark a holocaust museum communications director will join us with ways the region will mark a special day of remembrance. that's coming up next hour. -- coming up at 6:00. >> and political news. >> that's coming up the top of the hour. >> now, the tributes are pouring in this morning for entertainment legend dick clark. he died yesterday at the age of 82. >> he had a major impact on american culture from the music to how we
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Jul 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
an interview with george stephanopoulos. >> we will talk about is fond memories of d.c. the washington nationals sending two more players to the all-star games. we will talk with both of them coming up in less than 30 minutes. now to the debate over same-sex marriage as the obama administration is asking the supreme court to settle the fight over a law that denies federal benefits to unmarried gay couples. the justice department is asking the court to hear an appeal striking down a portion of the defense of marriage act. they could decide to hear the case by late september. president obama will propose a bill for new college loans of 3.4% for college. the bill also maintains jobs on transportation projects across the country. >> presidentofficials say that a seizure caused commerce secretary john bryson to get into an accident with a stock car and then he ran into another vehicle and was found unconscious in his car. a jetblue pilot who left the cockpit during a flight was found not guilty by reason of insanity. he was shouting about terrorism and people needing to pray. a j
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's county police officerating an shooting ducks and a suspect to the hospital. >> quarterback robert griffin iii undergoing more tests after suffering a mild concussion. >> this is not the day to lose coat. we have cold temperatures this morning. " atd morning washington 5:00 a.m. begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's monday, october 8. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist brian van de graaff. >> a big departure from the part of the weekend. from temperatures in the upper 30's and 40's this morning. it has not been this: since last april. rebooting myg -- computer. in the mid-50s. 60 degrees tomorrow. partly sunny near 70 on wednesday. the weekend looks pretty -- pleasant. 30% chance of showers today. if you are bringing the kids to stop, make sure they are wearing an extra layer. they will need it for this morning and on the way home. back to you. >> thank you. encountered a cold combination of temperatures and rain this weekend. some were not
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
carrollton metro end of the orange in maryland in prince george's county. i'm wearing a shirt sleeves early this morning. .t's going to be a warm day let's look at the the current temperature. degrees outside the metro station. warm.onably this will be the warmest day of the week. around 80.atures some locations in the low n today. later o still pretty quiet out here today. and just one train moving along, going into the city. in woodstock, virginia, this is receivedhotograph i from my wonderful facebook jan, of the beautiful .all colors gorgeous picture. let's talk temperatures. 61 at reagan national, 55 in manchester, 50 in frederick, 58 in hagerstown. in cumberland. fairly want for this time of year. we have a good amount of expected with an isolated sprinkle in the potomac highlands to start. around 80 degrees for the high temperature. off over theoling couple days. now let's look at the commute on thisee whitten wednesday morning. >> good morning. virginia, a little busy. prince william police are with lane closures of the prince william parkway. westbound parkway before avenue, headin
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
rushern baker air, the executive of prince george's county. >> if somehow you sneak a victory, i will probably wear an r.g. iii jersey the entire day. but when we come down to fedex field and beat you this sunday, you will take my favorite jersey and you will wear it in the office on a purple friday in prince george's county. are you up for it? >> ken says he will wear only the r.g. iii jersey if they lose because he says that the only player than he says is doing pretty well for the redskins. rushern baker if has seen the video and he says he will release details about his counter offer later today. ken allman, the redskins did need all three of their division rivals in a row. and we know what happened the last time the ravens played the steelers, so good luck to you. >> hopefully all of us win. it's 5:45. >> 35 degrees on this thursday. >> a victory for same-sex marriage supporters in washington. where you can get a >> , naupa 6:00, another winner in our safeway grocery gift card contest. -- at 6:00. >> and at a high-tech makeover. that is all ahead. >> at least five people kil
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
county closed its store discount -- close to prince george's county. the orange, along the middle part of the day, that is very heavy rainfall. -- the middle part of the bay. it is falling at two inches per hour in the purple area. that is headed west right now on the western shore. close to the metro area and close to prince george's county seeing 0.4 inches per hour. i want to show you the timeline for the rest of the day. the heaviest rain through this morning and did to the evening just in time for the wind to increase later today with gusts of 60-70 miles an hour, speaking later on tonight. i will talk about the coastal flood threat, in a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. sandy rabid the caribbean last week. now she's bringing her impact here. here's a live picture from atlantic city spirit that's from the top of one of those small buildings. greg brianne carter is in ocean city, maryland keeping an eye on the coastline. and we have live pictures from the outer banks and more on the weather with arkstorm team coverage. >> and jummy olabanji will have the latest information from
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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 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
'tis tasty. okay, george washington, did you take my truck out last night? 'tis tasty. embassy under.s. attack this morning. diplomatsn to protect overseas >> . special bid bonn planned for an american hero. bye.cial good >>>> live and in hd, this is "gd morning washington," on your side. good morning, washington. s thursday, september 13. glad you are starting your day with us. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. glad to get to meteorologist .acqui jeras tot t s meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> we are looking at fifties the moste board for part. n dulles. 63 degrees at reagan national airport. our express forecast, looking for sunny skies, 66 degrees at 9:00, sunny and nuys, 74 degrees by noon. you have to have lunch outside. 82 degrees at 5:00. seven-day forecast in a while. first, angela has a look at traffic. good morning. easy drive for most folks. around the beltway, traveling in between greenbelt and park, it was down to one lane. the crew has just gotten out of the way. open in both directions on the inner loop and .uter loop in virginia, northbound 95 open betwee
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Jun 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
america robin, george, and a bunch of other people, coming up a 6:00. >> you'll comfortable on that .ouch rock,t that plays scissors and never loses. that's at 6:00. >> d.c. council committee will hold a confirmation hearing today for chief financial officer. mayor vincent gray nominated him again two weeks ago. washington post said the committee could take a vote on his nomination tomorrow. council will vote on july 10. been the cfo of the city since. a job fair in d.c. today courtesy of walmart. looking for local veterans'. the company goes the highe to fight debt and unemployment rate. the jobs there will be held at today on 1500 startingitol street se until 3:00is morning p.m. >> firefighters still struggling o contain the big wildfire springs,r colorado colorado, hot, windy conditions. the fire has burned 29 square miles. than 30,000 people evacuated. the u.s. air force academy charred. dozens of homes destroyed. it's just to think of going back find my house in ruins. >> i have never seen anything so scary. president obama plans to go to the area tomorrow. will thank firefight
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Aug 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
. let's get to adam caskey. >> thursday of school in prince george's county. bring an umbrella for your backpack. think you will need much. we will have a spotty rains throughout the day. much as yesterday, but as cool outside as yesterday. 66 in northwest d.c., 65 in hill, 65 inon gainesville. to about 80 degrees for the gh temperature. locations in the upper 70's sunnyh a few breaks. baden, what's the latest? >> off to a pretty good start as far as the beltway, interstate travel. been watching the commute begin to unfold. 81, route 11, interstate 70, 2790, looks good out of southern maryland and in prince george's county. looks good. normal between fredericksburg springfield on i-95 and good between washington and baltimore. >> summer is over for thousands youngsters in prince george's go back to school today. using the tools to keep. them keep that involves speed cameras in school zones. john gonzalez explains from mitchellville. >> much like the students, speed in the area have also been on vacation. they will be turned back on this morning. the superintendent of prince george'
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. withis on your side another recall involving the ford escape. 2013ling about 7600 of the to fix coolant leaks that could cause a fire. only one fire has been attributed to the problem. ford recalled nearly all 2013 y to fix fuell crack, leak, or cause fires. star snooki is showing off in a man in her life. of the newthe cover magazine along with their son lo
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Jun 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
down on the b-w parkway. >> it's near the cia. southbound george washington parkway, park police headquarters reporting no one is able to get through. they have sent in someone with a chainsaw. southbound all you want to do is get to work. the george washington parkway is not an option. that will confuse everyone. you could use macarthur boulevard, river road, clara barton parkway. northbound or washington parkway is open, apparently. back to you. >> thank you. day two of the jerry sandusky trial begins in bellefonte, pennsylvania for. if former penn state coach charged with schild sex abuse. alleged victim who triggered the investigation is expected to take the stand today. suzanne kennedy has the latest. >> good morning. it was that victim's mother who contacted authorities about sandusky four years ago. that led to charges that he allegedly abused and boys over a 15-year period. is sandusky a serial predator or a man with an attention seeking personality disorder? that is what the jury will have to decide as it nears the case. in court testimony monday, sandusky's defense atto
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Feb 16, 2012 5:00am EST
wjla.com. >> 7 is on your side with a health alert at george washington university, dozens of students deal with the norovirus outbreak. brianne carter has more details. >> good morning. if you have ever known anyone than as have the norovirus, you know how sick you can get. a lot of people on campuses after hearing that so many people were developing symptoms they say that there is cause for concern. an outbreak of norovirus on the campus of george washington university has students and community members on high alert. >> it is definitely scary for us knowing it's on campus and we have to be aware. >> according to officials at the university, 85 students have come to university health services with the virus, most of them within the last 24 hours. if students suffering from the stomach illness attend a wide range of classes, at different locations on and off campus. there is no commonality among the cases. >> i am a little more concerned now, so i will be washing my hands band not touching things if i don't have to. >> it's kind of scary especially when we got the e-mail. so
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Feb 6, 2012 5:00am EST
395. looks good on the george washington parkway. metro rail reporting normal service systemwide. now to news. >> jury selection will begin in a murder case that stunned the university of virginia. george huguely accused of killing his ex-girlfriend yeardley love, also a lacrosse player john gonzalez. has more. >> good morning. the victim and the suspect or days from graduation at the university of virginia. this morning in seven states maryland the presidengeorge huguely -- chevy chase resident george huguely will testify. a pool of 300 people have not been influenced by the high- profile university of virginia murder case, hopefully. >> it is unfortunate. i would rather the university did not have to have this reputation. >> the jurors will see a graphic images of a 22-year-old young woman found dead in her off- campus apartment in may of 2010. defense attorneys lost an argument to go out pictures of her badly bruised and beaten body. >> it was obviously really tragic. >> her ex-boyfriend, his attorneys will argue that the death was an accident while he was intoxicated. the universi
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Feb 10, 2012 5:00am EST
clear on the american legion bridge. the beltway at andrews air force base through prince george's county is also moving well. one down with a look at 95 traffic in virginia, all with the hottest ticket in town, moving nicely played out through springfield to get to the pentagon. metro will, mark will be our reporting normal service systemwide. >> recovered all the transportation methods except taking a cab. it might cost you more to do so in the district. the d.c. taxicab commission gave final approval. it will rise to one$2.16 per mile and to pay a surcharge for each piece of luggage that you put in the trunk. the new rate will take effect early next month. >> you may be surprised to learn the dmv in d.c. no longer requires parallel parking in the driving test. three years ago the agency lost access to the property that it used to parallel park for the test. the agency has not been able to find a permanent location since then. >> if you don't know how to parallel park and cannot do it safely, you should not be driving in the district. who wants their bumper script because a perso
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Jun 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
traffic coming off the george washington parkway which is after this collision. northbound 395 is closed with this crash. it will back up severely from the pentagon. here comes some traffic as i was describing off the g.w. parkway beyond the accident. we will be back in less than 10 minutes with an update on this. now to news. >> the intense heat has forced a lot of people to change their plans. >> team coverage continues with brianne carter, live in dupont circle. >> good morning. at this hour, 5:00, it is warmer than it was at the end of the day at the beginning of the week. in dupont circle the temperature reaches 78 degrees. it will only get warmer. >> it is like an oven. >> it will be another sizzling day. >> it is heart. >> on this first full of summer, but heat advisory is still in place with the temperature is expected to climb to dangerous levels potentially. sweltering weather has forced some tourists to change their plans. >> we cannot do the museum's. >> it's not worth it. >> even the animals at the national zoo are finding ways to keep cool with obstacles. and the elephants
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May 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
against former university of and virginia lacrosse player george huguely. an interrogation video and other materials will be shown during a public viewing in charlottesville today and tomorrow. he was convicted in february for killing his ex-girlfriend darden of in may of 2010. he faces 26 years in jail when sentenced in august. >> day two of maryland pose a special session. senate expected to pass a tax hike and a number of measures. brianne carter in silver spring to explain to this will affect. good morning. this affects about 70% of maryland residents. after residents in montgomery county. governor mel said he did not want to have to see a tax hike but that is what could happen if it passes in the next couple days. -- governor o'malley. >> very concerned. >>i'm the only breadwinner. i really don't know how we would make it. he will soon be in the current earning bracket that would have to pay more if the new tax package in annapolis gets the green light. a potential special session deal calls for raising taxes for people making more than $100,000. governor martin o'malley says no
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Apr 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
. under city commissioners rejected copolice chief bill lee's resignation. george zimmerman said that he shot the gun on 17-year-old in self-defense and is facing murder charges and is free on bond. emotional testimony from oscar- winning actress and singer jennifer hudson. she broke down in tears a yesterday while testifying at the trial of the man accused of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew. told jurors that no one in her family wanted her sister to mary william balfour. prosecutors say that he went on a violent rampage sparked by jealousy. he is pleading not guilty. >> john edwards will be back in court today for his trial. >> is accused of violating campaign finance laws to cover up an extramarital affair. tahman bradley reports that edwards' once loyal aide is taking the stand. >> they're trying to convince edwards of violating campaign finance laws. the star witness of the prosecution, andrew young, will be back on the stand today and to tell what he knew about the affair. they accuse the former senator of an illegal scheme to hide hunter from hisill wife and
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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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Apr 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
on normal service. now to news. >> breaking news. in prince george's county, police are on the scene of an officer involved shooting. it happened in the 3100 block of good hope avenue in temple hills. this is video just in. police are not releasing information on injuries or what led to the shooting. we have a crew on the scene and will bring more informations as we get it throughout the morning. >> will start with developments in the trayvon martin investigation. yesterday the special prosecutor announced george zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder. >> late last night and turned himself into authorities in sanford, florida expected to be in court this afternoon. brianne carter has reaction to the rest. >> good morning with. this has been a case that has captured the attention of people across the world. each of them watching to see what would happen. now many will watch as this plays out in court. the process begins just hours from now when zimmerman goes before a judge for the first time. the 28-year-old is behind bars, charged with second-degree murder for the deat
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Aug 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
crash killed a prince george's county police officers. came down to the stop and the broken. >> hundreds of nationals fans stranded afters night's game stretched 13 innings, way past the closing time for metro. atashington" 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is tuesday, august 21. glad you are starting or stay with us. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. start with meteorologist adam caskey. >> a very comfortable start on this tuesday morning. very humid, temperatures around 60 degrees. feels pretty nice especially for late august. 59 in leesburg, 62 in germantown d.c.orthwest qe-3 in culpeper. watch for patchy fog especially washington, a hagerstown, if martinsburg, frederick, you have visibilities. that should burn off around sunrise. cloudy today, isolated thundershowers. those are few and far between. slight chance of that mainly after 4:00 p.m. high temperature of 84. same story basically tomorrow. now to angela for the commute. we are dealing with some including a very bad tr
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Jun 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
george's county police investigating events that led to an officer's shooting a suspect in the 5600 block of -- street in district heights. brianne carter is there. >> police responded around midnight last night. it was a noise complaint. perhaps someone had heard a gunshot in the area. when police arrived, there was an altercation between police and a suspect in this complex. the altercation escalated and gunfire was exchanged. the suspects a stand non-life- threatening injuries and no officers were injured. and incidents it-- in the incident. authorities say the investigation is ongoing. brianne carter reporting. >> today marks three years since the deadliest crash in the history of metro. later this morning a ceremony will be held to honor the victims of a train crash near the fort totten station. john gonzalez is live from north these d.c. with more. good morning. >> good morning. that's right. today marks that very painful day three years ago, the crash that happened just under here on the bridge near the fort totten metrist station near new york avenue. mayor will gather with
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