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Jul 3, 2011 11:35pm EDT
in the nation's capital to help you celebrate. mount vernon, the home of george washington will kick off his early at 9:30 a.m. there will be a number of the bench for the family, including the reading of the declaration of independence, far worse and a naturalization ceremony for 100 new u.s. citizens. at 11:45 a.m., it is the independence day parade along constitution avenue. 8:00 p.m. is the concert on the west lawn of the u.s. capitol. among the performers are steve martin, george roden and the national symphony orchestra. then we will take a look at the big events happening this week, including the nasa final shuttle launch. >>> we will see the progress being made on the mlk memorial in washington, d.c. >>> showers and thunderstorms are gone. what can we expect >>> former u.s. senator and former presidential candidate john edwards is going to court. he it is facing charges of conspiracy and illegal campaign contributions. he is accused of using campaign contributions to cover up his extramarital affair. the trial is set to begin july 11. >>> history will be made this friday at f
ABC
Jul 29, 2012 11:35pm EDT
maryland, specifically by putting up a casino in prince george's county. governor o'malley says that putting a casino in national harbour could give the state an additional $100 million in tax revenue. >> the future of gambling in maryland will once again be considered by state lawmakers. today, the governor announced the special session will take place next month to determine if gambling should be expanded. >> it is time to create the thousands of needed jobs. it is time to maximize funding from gaming for maryland public education. there is no progress without jobs. >> at issue is whether table games like blackjack will be allowed. lawmakers also consider putting up a sixth casino and maryland. >> you're talking about $69 million a year in additional revenue coming to prince george's county at a time when we just closed a $126 million budget benefit. >> there is still opposition. >> within 20 miles of any casino, when they open, the compulsive gambling rate skyrocket. we expect that to be true and we think prince george's county can do better than that. >> i believe it is a go
ABC
Jul 27, 2014 11:35pm EDT
mail carrier tyson barnett in prince george's november.t d.c. delegate eleanor holmes orton plans to meet with officials from the transportation security administration. know why resident continue to have problems using their d.c. driver's licenses at airports. some agents have rejected the license as valid i.d. recently clarified state law after a store clerk efused to sell alcohol to someone with a d.c. license. we've received several consumers from local out thousands of dollars and resurfacing deck company. it is not an understatement when this 7 you want to see on your side investigation. to that. going to get >> this interview is over. let's go. now. >> i'm giving you the opportunity to set the record why these d clear up things happen. >> we were trying to ask eric complaint a series of about his deck resurfacing company deck daddy. woman is his lawyer. she set up the meeting and is to end erately trying it. >> we need to stop for a second. you.ed to talk to >> this started in april with this deck. it completely peeled off. he hired them to resurface but subpar and deck daddy
ABC
Aug 27, 2011 11:35pm EDT
arundel, prince george's, calvert county. and also until midnight for the district fairfax, prince william, parts of montgomery and howard county as well. to the north and east, the tornado watch continues with a warning to the northeast of the city of philadelphia. if we can go to the weather bug for a minute. we will show you the rainfall totals. leonardtown over 5 inches in annapolis. oxon hill closing in on five. in chesapeake va., close to 12 inches of rain. 10.7 in dendron virginia. at suffolks, a little under 10 inches of rain. a lot of rain and wind and we are not quite finished yet. we are under tropical storm warnings. hurricane warnings continue until further notice for st. mary's county, the eastern shore and points along the east coast. >> thank you. i'm joined by pamela brown. we've got on the phone an old friend bri hall. you said you have a tree down on your house? >> yes, we did. how are you? good to hear from you. thank you for your coverage. >> we are indoors and dry. >> what happened was that we were pretty much went to bed and it was about an hour ago and we he
ABC
Apr 11, 2015 11:30pm EDT
bell explains why prince george's county executive or sean baker is throwing her support behind him. >> i am supporting chris van hollen as the next senator for the state of maryland because he will fight for prince george's county. brad: baker without announcement surprise some, who thought he would support another person running for the seat from prince george's county for stop baker says he is and forcing the best candidate. >> i'm endorsing a person who understands prince george's county. : brad baker says that race is not his primary concern. >> i know it is in the best interest of the county and state. brad: ike leggett speaks of his history in the civil rights movement and says that van hollen shares his values. >>'s leadership on all these issues we fought for his impeccable. brad: van hollen already has a huge fundraising lead in this will make raising more campaign money easier. van hollen: i'm grateful for the incredible work these leaders do every day on behalf of our communities. :brad: we reached out to the other candidate, but she did not respond. kimberly: coming up
ABC
Jul 4, 2010 11:35pm EDT
royal couple will also leave a wreath at the site of the 9/11 terror attacks. >>> george euna lee is accused of killing a fellow university of virginia student -- george huguely. a judge said he will unseal most of the search warrants. >>> water restrictions still in place for prince george's county. wsfp is asking people to reduce water use inside and stop all these outside. there was a crack pipe that was about to rupture, and they are working to fix it -- there was a cracked pipe. >>> after a few mild days, temperatures spiked back, but the he did not keep people from enjoying the cookouts or the fireworks. steve rudin is in the weather center to sell us how long these temperatures will last -- to tell us how long these temperatures will last. >> outside at this hour, 76 degrees in fairfax. satellite and radar, not a whole lot going on, but this heat and humidity will start to build tomorrow. an area of high pressure just off of the coast. we're talking about highs of 100 degrees. the air quality from our belfort furniture at weather center in just a few minutes. >>> an increase i
ABC
Jul 14, 2013 11:35pm EDT
>> live and in hd, this is abc seven news "washington weekly." on your side. istonight, george zimmerman a free man after being found not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. the night, zimmerman's attorney says that his client will get a key piece of evidence in the case, the gun used to kill trayvon martin. withve more will stop >> those words, george zimmerman j freeman. abc news, antold exclusive interview, that he was going to get back the gun that zimmerman used to kill tebow martin. >> he feels that if he did not have that weapon, he would not be here. he felt threatened. york, thereand new were protests. some turned destructive. at a church that martin used to attend, his cousin shared disappointment in the outcome. martin's parents mourn. they say that there were death threats. zimmerman remains in hiding. that theerts say jury's decision to acquit was no surprise. , that amount of evidence george zimmerman had been beaten i trayvon martin, it was hard to see how the prosecution was going to win the case will stop the investigation into trayvon martin's that
ABC
Jun 18, 2011 11:35pm EDT
. ♪ ♪ >>> a controversial idea has popped up in prince george's county. all liquor delivery could be legalized, but not if some city council and have their say. >> if buying liquor at an actual store is too much trouble for you, you are in luck. prince george's county liquor control board wants to legalize alcohol delivery straight to your front door. >> it is convenient. i do not have to drive to go get it. >> it will guarantee more convenience for shoppers and more money for the county. several council members say it also guarantees more trouble. >> i do not think anybody likes it. >> possibly giving under age drinkers an easier way to get their hands on alcohol. >> you are making it easier for problems that are already occurring. >> the liquor board says stores would be able to -- would not be able to deliver to anyone under the age of 21. they can only deliver to the person who placed the order and stores have to pay two hundred $50 a year for the license. -- $250 for a license to a year. >> i think it is the worst idea. >> alcohol deliveries are legal in the district. after what
ABC
Nov 14, 2010 11:35pm EST
along with harry reid. in dallas, former president george w. bush will celebrate the groundbreaking of the the bush center. the southern methodist university. it will have a presidential library. the groundbreaking will happen on tuesday. changes are coming to facebook. it will announce changes to its messaging system. it will launch in e-mail service to compete with gmail. the redskins are in action tomorrow night for monday night football. next sunday, they headed to tennessee against the titans. then they will head to a plant on friday. the wizards start their week at home on tuesday. still to come, shopping malls are a popular destination for this time of year. how to avoid becoming a victim of criminals. stay w >> police in fairfax county are searching for the woman who abandoned her newborn baby this morning. the inventor was discovered by a prisoner in a duffel bag. the baby is reportedly doing well and will be kept at the hospital for observation. anyone with information is asked to call police. the prince george's county executive johnson will head back to work. he and his
ABC
Jun 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
check on some of the top stories and wine george zimmerman is back behind bars. >> steve does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4glte network and motorola whatever you want to do... droid does. [ male announcer ] u.s. olympian gwen jorgensen is going for aluminum. cullen jones is in it for water-resistant thermoplastic. and amanda mcgrory? she's competing for carbon fiber. they're not just going for gold, they're joining with citi to give back to the programs that helped them along the way with bikes, kickboards. and racing chairs. join the movement at citi.com/everystep and lp citi help our u.s. athletes give back together, every step of the way. >> here is a look at tonight's top stories. and george zimmerman is back in jail. a judge ordered him back behind bars. ms. zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of trayvon m
ABC
Jul 21, 2012 11:35pm EDT
differently. george zimmerman spoke on fox news saying that -- martin punched him and then he went for his gun. >> he said, you are going to die tonight [beep]. he took his hand off of my mouth and i felt it going toward my belt and my holster and that is when i did not have any more time. >> he said he was sorry that the martins lost a child called everything else "god's will." the martin family took exception to that comment. >> god did not have a plan for trayvon martin to diane for george zimmerman to shoot him for no reason. >> his family says they are glad he spoke saying that makes the prosecution's case against enemies here. >> montgomery county has polled 26 bosses off the road after a fire on wednesday. -- pulled 26 buses off the road on -- after a fire on wednesday. they also have a holiday schedule. metro says it has fixed the computer glitch that shut down the system last weekend. they blamed it on a module the size of a pizza box inside the network. it has since been replaced. metro says the glitches stopped the moment the work was completed. >> in the next few years, it coul
ABC
Feb 18, 2012 11:35pm EST
company declined to comment. >> you have been warned and now it is take a time in prince george's county. there activating the dozens of speed cameras on multiple streets. starting today, at drivers who were caught on camera going faster than the speed limit can expect a ticket. for the complete list of locations, go to our website. >> still to come, extra pain at the pump. the price of gas is soaring but we break down how many people -- how much people are really spending. >> if you are in the market for some new wheels, we have the list of the most reliable cars. >> i am arch campbell with the weekend's best bets. >> we have been talking about the potential for winter weather on sunday. what will happen? my buying this juicer online was unbelievable. what a bargain! [ female announcer ] sometimes a good deal turns out to be not such a good deal. but new bounty gives you value you can see. in this lab demo one sheet of new bounty leaves this surface cleaner than two sheets of the leading ordinary brand. so you can clean this mess with half as many sheets. bounty has trap and lock
ABC
Oct 6, 2013 11:35pm EDT
the morning. we will keep you updated. >> in theaters this weekend, george clooney and sand -- sandra >> "gravity" is the biggest opening for bullock and clooney. here is a review. "gravity" combines special- effects, story, and action for an extraordinary experience of an astronaut fighting for her life. [screaming] >> something in space goes terribly wrong. a satellite explodes. debris destroys a space station. sandra bullock is put in mortal danger. george clooney as her fellow astronaut does her best to savor. the combination of affect, -- effects, music, and elevation -- the best use of 3-d and imax since avatar. the script gives us just enough story to care whether she survives. 2001, et,he class of and apollo 13. a4 star rating for gravity. it pulls you in. a movie guide. four stars for gravity. for russia, and enough said. don john got three stars. almost three for prisoners and baggage claim and blue caprice. i hope you have a great weekend, everybody. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] more room in economy plus. more comfort, more of what you need. ♪ that's... built around you fri
ABC
Nov 29, 2015 11:35pm EST
life. crew.ictory for this jennifer donelan, abc 7 news. -- a princeng up george's county man making history. find out why it is all thanks to a paino. -- to a piano. devon: kellye: a prince george's county man is making music and history at the same time. jeannette reyes explains. the sound of jazz jam sessions fill this capitol heights home. it is also hard not to notice the grand pno and blazoned with have not probably heard of before. worn chad is quickly making a name for himself -- warren chad is quickly making a name for himself in the industry. >> it's impressive. he is a visionary. ette: he is a former child prodigy drummer who is now in industry. steinway and yamaha have taken notice. whating a musician, i know people want to hear. jeanette: this father was one of the top piano technicians in the country. after playing gigs for years, he wanted something more. >> initially the challenge was, how do i do this with zero dollars. jeanette: he took a leap of faith in 2003, taking on big names with hardly any capital. he is not hurting now though. $28es range from $22,000 to 0,0
ABC
Jan 23, 2016 11:30pm EST
broke out at a prince george's county stripmall. a carpeting store when up in flames on silver hill road ensued when. prince george's county fire officials say hi wind caused the flames to spread into other stores. there were no injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation. our crews have been bringing you the storm firsthand, all across the region with the latest. alison: in the district tonight, bureau chief sam ford is live in northwest ec once again. -- northwest d.c. once again. hi, sam. sam: our truck is here at 14th and u, and here in mount pleasant, we saw how difficult it can be for first responders trying to get to the scene in this snow. we found two d.c. ambulances stopped at the intersection of mount pleasant and park road, both stuck in the snow en route to a home about two blocks away. numberst aimed at once, 31, was stuck, the number 24 was dispatched to replace that, and it became stuck on the opposite corner. they requested a plow to clear the snow or a humvee to deliver them to the patient's home. when we left moments ago, one of the paramedics was wa
ABC
Feb 19, 2011 11:35pm EST
george's county leaders are pushing for a state walt -- statewide alcohol tax. they are lobbying for the dimer drink tax. they say the money collected would help fund mental health programs and bring into 4 -- $240 million. consumers would pay about 10 cents more per drink. >>> texting, talking, and driving will remain a legal accommodation in virginia. the bill was killed that would have banned texting are talking behind the wheel. texting in virginia is considered a secondary offense. handsfree devices are already required in maryland and the district. >>> bicyclist could eventually find a new route to ride near one of the area's busiest interchanges. transportation officials are working on a plan that would create a series of bike paths in tyson's corner. the network would connect the shopping center to residential and commercial areas. >> it is definitely very scary. you have to kind of watch out for cars. as an avid biker, it is not very friendly to the bikes. >> the plan still needs approval from the county board of supervisors. planners say adding bike lanes could be as simple as
ABC
Feb 11, 2012 11:35pm EST
. >> joining me now, george stephanopoulos. rick santorum blew past expectations, sweeping the primaries. newt gingrich has said that this is a two man race. who was he talking about? >> it is a very good question. what of the only bright spot to the romney campaign is the fact that they believe that this knocks gingrich out. as the conservative alternative to -- what a night santorum had. you cannot take it away from him. he took the opportunity by going into colorado and missouri and he is rocking it. a lot of operatives think that mitt romney is the likely nominee. he is going to have to earn it. the obama campaign bets on a romney being the nominee. they think this primary process is about running. >> president obama decided to endorse a superpac, something he has opposed. do you think i t was a wise decision? >> it was necessary. it should not have been a surprise. the president, then candidate said he was for public financing. we saw how much he could raise and how much he would meet in the campaign. he busted through that promise and raise a lot of money in 2008. one thing you can
ABC
Apr 25, 2015 11:30pm EDT
would have joined the two biggest cable companies in the u.s. prince george's county honored its most outstanding public servants this week. mike conneen introduces us to the men and women involved. mike: august 16 2014, is a day that clarence black and paul berg will never forget. >> we think back about how dangerous the situation was. >> we just try to keep the community say. mike: they were among the handful of officers responding to shots fired, pursuing a gun man. through it all, the suspect had his three-year-old daughter in the car. >> unfortunate, she was killed by the father, but they did not know that. they were only worried about trying to save her. mike: this was the 30th annual prince george's county valor awards. >>'s support for us to thank them every day because there are acts of bravery that nobody hears about. mike: they recognized heroic actions across five county agencies -- police, sure, fire and ems, homeland security, and corrections. other recipients included a nurse to help a female inmate deliver a healthy baby girl before emt's arrived, and firefighters
ABC
May 12, 2012 11:35pm EDT
mother's everywhere. the st. george's county police department has three reason to celebrate. there are three sets of mother daughter pairs that work for the department. tonight they show us how the job brought them closer together. >> from a little girl to almost an adult. >> she has public safety in her veins. at age 3, she attended her mom was a police graduation with a grandfather. at her own graduation she had her badge pinned on by her mom and became the first african- american mother and daughter to serve in the police department. meanwhile over in criminal investigations corporal loretta williams says she never pushed for daughter to become a cop. >> if it is not for her, that is for her and i will be proud no matter what. wyck you can see how the lessons of her childhood have translated to our career. >> she has always been this way. safety safety, safety. >> prince george's county has three mother-daughter teams on their police department. they split them up to make sure they do not get into difficult situations. while they have the mother daughter quibbles -- >> i have my
ABC
Apr 30, 2016 11:30pm EDT
george's county have been building homes on this cul-de-sac. suzanne kennedy shows us the results of the hard work. suzanne: this is the house on student drive in prince george's county. the students are building it right now. four absolutely beautiful, bedrooms, 4.5 baths. they have just finished building it, about to go on the market. some students are doing the interior decorating, getting it ready, all part of the foundation of applied construction technology for students -- facts opportunity for the students to learn trades. i'm joined by one of the students. tell us what you got out of this project. >> i think from the interior design class and coming into this, i got to see the work that goes into designing and creating a house and how it helps in the future. i think it's cool that the students got to do it themselves. suzanne: also setting goals and meeting goals? of work,we had a lot we had to start from scratch with the floor plan, what furniture goes in, how to set up the space to be most comfortable to live in. it was a lot of work, but i think we did pretty good. absolutely.
ABC
Mar 22, 2015 11:35pm EDT
ago, a landslide disrupted lives in the piscataway road area of prince george's county. tom roussey explains why they cannot return home. >> they have made some progress. >> we are skeptically happy. to m: the county told him things would get worse before it gets better. last spring, the hill above the skied way drive gave way. to make it safe again would mean six months of construction, no cars or people able to get by on this section of piscataway drive. the residents who want to stay will have to go around the road. one option, walking down a steep hill through the woods, but imagine doing this carrying groceries. >> i would rather go by water. tom: that is exactly what she plans to do, park her car elsewhere and using her dock. >> we will help our neighbors as well. tom: for those who prefer the land route? >> we will build paths and work together. tom: it will be a rough six months in summer not sure what they will do. >> we have to wait and see how inconvenient it is to bring things in and out. tom: residents were told last night that construction will start late this spring a
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:35pm EDT
backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic sesenatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard atitibank. >> big changes on the way. >> we have showers and some thunderstorms for tuesday. tomorrow we start with sunshine. do not be fooled. things will change by late afternoon into the evening hours. and it's not so bad out there right now. we had showers and a few rumbles of thunder north of d.c. rain has moved out of here. skies are beginning to clear. te to fall. 59 degrees at reagan national general -- airport. northern montgomery county, even on george washington parkway. 74 degrees was the high today on target with where we should be for this time of year the last day of september. 91 was the record high back in 1986. upper northwest d.c., 53 degrees. arlington, no rain at all. we d
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Apr 23, 2016 11:30pm EDT
george's county. firefighters that arrive just in time and the amazing rescue that followed. plus, a victim of theft fighting back. taking a stand trying to protect you from a crime that is on the rise. rain has moved out, but now the cold temperatures take over. the forecast coming up. i don't believe that big money can buy votes -- not in our district. and i won't claim to have single handily passed just about every bill in annapolis. we can't settle for the same old politics, not when our basic rights are being threatened by trump and cruz. i'll stand up to their bigotry and be a passionate voice for maryland women and families. in tv and in business, i built relationships. as a woman in the house, i'll do the same to get things done. i'm kathleen mathews and i approve this message. kimberly: must-see video from prince george's county, a car engulfed in flames on route 301 in brandywine. this video was taken moments after pulling a woman from a burning car. the firefighters were returning from the funeral for fellow firefighter wednesday when they spot the smoke coming from the ve
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Dec 28, 2013 11:30pm EST
is real. had a dozenrorists hostages inside the westgate mall. >> we the jury find george zimmerman not guilty. >> trayvon martin was an innocent kid walking home. >> first-degree murder -- guilty. >> this is the most significant classified information. >> he was convicted -- manning was convicted in major charges including computer -- computer fraud. >> it brings her country closer together. coste 16 day shutdown billions of dollars a day. den gave out classified information. excepton't spy on anyone for intelligence purposes. like your plan, you can choose your plan. >> and now they're being told they cannot. >> it could've been executed better, it is on me. >> help me. i've been kidnapped and i've been missing for 10 years. >> i will not let the situation defined who i am. >> incredibly ecstatic. --i declare >> they called him the people's pope. welcome. >> 2013. asards noted was mentioned one of the major news stories in 2013 and now we are getting inside his interview with the washington post. snowden said his mission was accomplished. the leaker was granted temporary asylum in
ABC
Jul 14, 2012 11:35pm EDT
george's be dead after all. o'malley says he plans to local lawmakers next about the possibility of holding a special legislative session. the plan would permit a casino the national harbor resort. >> we had some slow-moving storms move through our area today. >> it gave way to a beautiful rainbow. >> slow-moving is a little bit of an understatement. they were moving at 5 miles per hour, no joke. .hankfully all the rain is now over with. the heat and humidity, it is back. look at what is going on outside right now. this is the lincoln memorial, at capitol building, washington monument. outside, 88 was the height at reagan at national. was the high that at reagan national airport. it is a good indication of what the next few for days. in ashburn. nothing in terms of rain fall 4 chesapeake beach. cumberland, -- nothing in terms of rain fall 4 chesapeake beach. mid part of the country, still at 85.s dew point levels are in the 70's. we are not going to see it any as temperatures will above averagewell time of year. we had a stationary front that stuck to the south of us. not lifting no
ABC
Dec 20, 2015 11:35pm EST
prince george's county, a high school senior is really in ang herself apart variety of ways. kellye lynn sits down with hazel ware. a spot on education. >> reporter: once after school at charles h. flowers high, the learning.till on advance placement student hazel founded the study group two years ago. impressivemany accomplishment. >> [indiscernible]. >> reporter: while enrolled in the science and technology atgram, hazel takes masses prince george's community college. the 15-year-old senior enrolled at 13 and hassses also studied at the college of harvard maryland, university and georgetown. eight, we weven or learned something different about her. receiveder: she numerous accolades. competition -- competitional how well rounded she is. volunteers for various charities >> her biggest accomplishment, helping to change the age of for prince george's county program.ual enrollment >> reporter: hazel who dreams of oneming a neuro surgeon was of her proudingest moments. >> what it did, it helped areents like me who younger. areents like me who younger. sprin it's the holidays, which mea
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Dec 10, 2016 11:30pm EST
foot casino. >> we put togethe dealer's school in prince george's county with prince george's community college, so we have a lot of new dealers. tim: if gambling is not your thing, you can pack yourself in the spa or enjoy a show in the 3000 seat theater. project ision dollar creating 4000 local jobs. more thanry hotel has 300 hotel rooms that cost from a few hundred dollars to several hundred dollars -- several thousand dollars per night. wrist fine dining, with 50 restaurants. -- there is also fine dining with 50 restaurants. kimberly: now a milestone for metro. romana has launched wireless service on the, orange, and silver lines. it is the first section of underground tunnels with any service at all. other tunnels are slated to get wi-fi next year. 7 on your side with health matters. making sure that nobody else gets the mumps. a doctor diagnosed one student with the highly contagious virus this week. anna-lysa gayle looks at the steps the university is taking. >> i was kind of surprised. heard of the mumps being prominent for a long time. anna-lysa: students at georgetow
ABC
Nov 12, 2016 11:30pm EST
: good evening, i'm kimberly suiters. in prince george's county, an active crime scene in district heights after two children were stabbed shortly after 10:00 tonight just off richie road. amy aubert is live on the scene. are the kids ok? still the big question at this point, kimberly. we just arrived in the neighborhood just minutes ago. there is tate blocking off the entrance to this neighborhood, taped off. there is a lot of police presence at the scene. police are investigating a double stabbing involving two young victs. department tweeting out, "two young children in critical condition after a stabbing assault." a lot of police presence, still an active investigation. we will continue to bring you the latest information as it comes in. live in prince george's county, amy aubert, abc 7 news. kimberly: amy, thank you for the the november weather has finally arrived. people added layers as they fished, golf, and did anything outdoors, but a hypothermia alert is in place tonight. josh just said walking by, oh, it's winter. josh: it's happening. some places already in the 20's. to
ABC
Jul 16, 2016 11:30pm EDT
has been resolved. jay korff, abc 7 news. prince george's more than $140,000 were awarded this week to various groups as part of its transforming neighborhoods initiative. as brad bell tells us, leaders hope this will restore faith in neighborhoods. brad: county executive baker, it is impossible to ignore. >> this is been a very hard week and a half. brad: at a press conference to announce grants for community-based nonprofits, he speaks of racial tension in protests across the nation, and of hope and change starting in neighborhoods. having ais about protest. a protest about what we want to say about ourselves as a county and what we want to say about ourselves as a state. and today we say we are changing. brad: changing with grants of each too $19,000 organizations like 100 black men of prince or just county, and a group that plans to spend cash to help 100 young people become tech savvy. >> we will connect them to the internet at home. we will take them through a nine-week coding they can create technologyhey are using on a daily basis. brad: other groups will set up afterschool
ABC
Dec 5, 2010 11:35pm EST
this into next year. >>> tomorrow, prince george's county will have a swearing in ceremony. he replaces the outgoing executive, jack johnson, who is facing federal charges of destroying evidence. his wife faces the same charges. she is set to be sworn in as the new county council member. montgomery county will be holding its inauguration. leggettt will be sworn in along with other council members. the county is bracing for more budget cuts. after a decade of planning and building, a new hospital is opening in hagerstown. she explains why the need is so great in the area. >> say goodbye to the 106-year- old washington county hospital and hello to the county's newest pride, gri hundred million dollar hospital with a new name. they prepare for the job of transferring the patients from the old to the new. >> we have contracted with commercial ambulance is out of the washington area. >> patients will feel like they stepped into the future. nurses and doctors are being trained on state of the art equipment. they will cut in half the time the patient spends in the hospital. >> we have
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Feb 7, 2010 11:35pm EST
closed tomorrow and tuesday. prince george's and washington county closed tomorrow. d.c. public schools and the federal government will be closed tomorrow. you can see the area closings at the top of your screen. >>> federal workers will be able to stay home tomorrow, but many others have to face the morning commute with it snow covered roads and limited metro. we have more and how computers will opcope. will they get where they need to get? >> try to work from home. if you do not have to be working, you will -- if you have to be working, you'll encounter ice. what was once slush is now ice. to get your car. there is a layer of ice when you get to the hood of the car. if you have to walk, somewhere here is the sidewalk. your best bet is mass ansit, but even that is dicey. in maryland and virginia, it is a race against time and plungin temperatures to get as many routes as possible cleared for possible by a monday morning rush hour. >> it is ridiculous. i got stuck in my driveway. >> people on foot per for the street instead of sidewalks -- -preferred the street instead of sidewalks. >>
ABC
Feb 9, 2013 11:30pm EST
gusts. 35 miles per hour. 30 degrees in alexandria. george washington university at 34. temperatures across the board are holding in that 20's and low dirty's. -- 30's. they have a lot of snow on the ground. temperatures are cold. only 15 in boston at this hour. wind chill factors are in the single digits. a coastal storm is now well gone. high pressure will build overhead for tonight. there'll be clear skies and a beautiful sunrise tomorrow morning. clouds again later in the day. light snow showers. not much to talk about now across boston. at one point yesterday, connecticut were picking up about six inches of snow per hour. thank goodness this is all gone. temperatures will drop during hours.rnight tomorrow morning, we start with .unshine out to the west, clouds will begin to increase. with the clouds will come rain. this will happen late tomorrow night. by monday afternoon, the rain is out of here. temperatures will jump into that 50's.s -- we could be looking at some chilly weather by next weekend. mainly clear and cold for tonight. 18-25 degrees. tomorrow we will start with sun
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Oct 3, 2010 11:35pm EDT
degrees and no rain to speak of. live doppler radar shows showers beginning to break at prince george's county, heading into northwest, d.c., arlington, fairfax, reston, leesburg looking at moderate showers at this time. it will stick around for about another couple of hours, and then another bout of moisture on the way. a daytime high of 67 degrees at reagan national airport. the record will still stand. it is an old record, 92 degrees set back in 1879. it is hard to believe that it was 35 degrees in 1999. in leesburg, -- ocean city holding at 61. the real cold air, off of chicago. there is a frosted buys three or freeze advisory for the overnight warnings out west -- there is a frost advisory. nothing like that for us. western pennsylvania, another area of low pressure. these will sort of combined over the next 24 hours and eventually go up the north east coast, allowing high pressure to go back into our area. tomorrow's rush hour commute, wet, and then it should change to drizzle for their zero rush- hour way home. high pressure settles in for wednesday and thursday. periods of rain
ABC
Apr 21, 2012 11:35pm EDT
complete list is set to be released in january. >> prince george's county officials are laying out a plan to transform the area's toughest neighborhoods. police, county leaders, and residents got together to announce the transforming neighborhoods initiative. it is meant to cut crime as we head into the summer months. >> street lights and public works -- that will be their responsibility. it is comprehensive across the board. >> the area's the program is targeting include -- a d.c. council member is hoping to make it easier for metro police to enforce indecent exposure claims. as it stands, metra police cannot arrest anyone accused of indecent exposure without a warrant. the proposed legislation would allow metro police to make arrests as long as they have probable cause. >> work crews in washington, d.c. are fixing up the district's roads. the campaign kicked off this week. they will be fixing potholes. if you see a pot hole that needs fixing, you can call, tweet, or e-mail your request. you can also use the new 311 app. coming up, the third and final winner of the huge mega millions jac
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Feb 17, 2013 11:35pm EST
. >> george zimmerman's wife is in prison, four are charged with perjury after allegedly lying when she testified about her husband's finances. >> on wednesday, the former new orleans mayor nagin is said to be arraigned. the indictment accuses him of bribes. the money allegedly came along with a family business and trips to hawaii, jamaica, and other destinations. many parts of the northeast are feeling the effects of super storm sandy. how one town has started a long process of getting on its feet. >> how long this cold snap will [ male announcer ] we began with the rx. ♪ ♪ then we turned the page creating the rx hybrid. ♪ ♪ now we've turned the page again with the rx f sport. ♪ ♪ this is the next chapter for the rx and the next chapter for lexus. this is the purit of perfecection. whether you're a ham & cheese at noon a turkey-cheddar-bacon in the afternoon or a tuna salad when the job is done sandwich on your terms with any of dunkin's freshly made bakery sandwiches for just $2.99. america runs on dunkin'. >> work is under way to repair damage to a major landmark now afte
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Jan 25, 2014 11:30pm EST
police are executed a search warrant at the shooter's home in prince george's county activist hour. robbers went to great lengths to get their hands on a money machine at a cvs. the front of the store and swiped the atl. the damage. sign was a surrounded by smashed glass and twisted metal. >> i thought it was an accident. >> it was intentional. the cvs was obliterated by brazen thieves who broke in. i was toldot home, they heard a loud noise and saw glass on the ground. >> it happened at 4:00 a.m. when a van was driven through the entrance. been here forhas years. i went as a little girl. >> it is now a crime scene. after demolishing everything, the criminals took the atm and loaded it in the van. you may remember similar crimes last year. it is conceivable that somebody think they can get away with it. >> students used a couple great a few doors down at pizza kingdom and it recently had a fire. >> with its close, there is not much going on. >> customers begin to show up one after the other. they came out to the crime scene. >> i need to get a prescription. it is important. i canno
ABC
Apr 4, 2010 11:35pm EDT
of 77, no rain to speak of. at delphi in prince george's county looking at 58, and our high this afternoon was 77 at reagan national, the morning low of 54. it was still above average for this time of european your allergies bothering you? this could be the reason -- it was above average for the this time of year. your allergies bothering you? it could be the tree pollen. elkins, west virginia, temperatures in the upper 40's. we do have a frontal system. parts of iowa, missouri, lower michigan, northern indiana, this is going to remain to the north. the weather associated with it as well away from us. temperatures only in the middle 70's, but by this moving off, look for temperatures to soar, especially on tuesday and wednesday. they will probably break some records. 84 degrees on wednesday. i have a feeling we will hit the middle to upper 80's to near 90 degrees. mostly clear out to the west of us. another mild day tomorrow. a few scattered showers will to the north korea western pennsylvania, ohio, the panhandle of maryland -- well to the north be a western pennsylvania, ohio,
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Mar 7, 2015 11:30pm EST
george's county and baltimore county, along with former governor bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. we asked the senator if she had a particular favorite to succeed her in the u.s. senate. she said no, not ready to talk about that yet. she said maryland has a lot of talented politicians and those people will waste no time telling you have qualified they are for her job. in baltimore, brad bell, abc 7 news. kellye: while the early talks focused on martin o'malley, he said he will not run. instead, congressman chris became the first to say he will run for mikulski's senate seat in 2016. that set off a chain reaction, clearing the way for former abc 7 anchor kathleen matthews to run for congress. she said she will run for the congressional seat currently held by van hollen. she will run as a democrat. ahead, the national park service has announced when the cherry blossoms should reach peak bloom. find out if it is earlier or later than usual. kellye: february's wintry weather turned back to peak bloom forecast for the cherry blossoms. the park services they will hit peak bloom april 14, t
ABC
Feb 12, 2012 11:35pm EST
the week ahead. it will be weak to of testimony in the uva murder trial. the tape shows george huguely after police accused him of murdering his former girlfriend. during the interrogation, he responded in disbelief. he admitted to drinking heavily the day before her death. he was also questioned about -- investigators believed that he tried to delete an e-mail that he sent to her. stay with us for complete coverage of the murder trial. we'll be back in the courtroom tomorrow. you can follow her tweets. the former suburban hospital worker who killed his boss is said to be sentenced tomorrow. he was convicted of stabbing his superior morgan 70 times of new year's day in 2011. -- more than 70 times on new year's day in 2011. he faces life without parole. >> saturday will be the start of a tax free weekend in maryland. it is only for energy star products. you can save yourself 6% sales tax. the weekend runs from the 18th through the 20th. still to come, we will take a look at the national stories that will make headlines next week including the notorious former illinois governor.
ABC
Jul 31, 2010 11:35pm EDT
tomorrow looking for a missing kayaker. the prince george's county man was in the water near belle haven marina just after noon. witnesses say he may not have been wearing a life jacket. >>> mourners gathered in northeast where a family used to live that was killed in new york. the mother and four children used to live in the district and died in their staten island home last week. investigators believe the mother killed her four children and set the home on fire and died of smoke inhalation. family members cannot believe what happened. >>> new metro fares to bar. an extra twenty cents peak of the peak feet during weekday afternoons. prices for metro passes will also increase. people use paper fare cards will pay twenty-five cents more than smartrip users. >>> lots going on. nothing could be confusing about the weather. showers moving and, much-needed rain. looking around town, the rain has just arrived across the immediate metro. give it another hour or so, light showers start a movement within the beltway. three stops on the weatherbug -- actually, yet, here we go. howard univers
ABC
Mar 24, 2012 11:35pm EDT
crime. >> tonight exclusive new details about george zimmerman the man who shot trayvon martin's and unleashed protests across the country. his legal adviser says that unlike the police, he knows zimmerman's whereabouts. >> he is receiving threatening phone calls. >> he remains in hiding, a dogged by death threats according to his attorney. >> he fears for his life, i think rightfully so. >> the black panthers have put a $10,000 bounty for his capture. demonstrators across the country clamoring for his arrest. >> it will show that mr. zimmerman was acting in self- defense. m a friend of the family says -- >> a friend says that this tape which galvanized the nation, the call came from zimmerman not martin. an eyewitness told abc news exclusively that martin was on top of zimmerman, who was screaming for help. tonight, for the first time since the shooting, zimmerman's of voice. >> i appreciate it and you are setting an example for the future. you are doing the right thing. i appreciate it. talk to you soon. >> his legal adviser says that zimmerman may invoke the copter braziel "stand
ABC
Oct 30, 2011 11:35pm EDT
claim some of the candidates. even traditional conservatives worry about that. george will said today that be damaging the party. trouble in have the general election, whether it arnott. just ask john kerry. >> conservatives are trying to the fellow republicans from selling on mitt romney. will have to explain how to explain his changing positions. shaping up race is thathe new allegations herman cain is facing. >> thank you for being here with us. to start with herman cain. story crossing today from some accusations about some advancesiate sexual that he might have made. allegation that were settlements when he was head of the national restaurant association with two women who had alleged some sort sexual impropriety, in a purpleperhaps gestures. that hisomething will have to answer for .nd has not yet this is something that was 1990's. history in the >> this was when he was head of the national restaurant association. this decision will not comment on it. >> i guess this is the sort of stuff that comes out when you're a front-runner. is a front-runner at least in outlatest poll that
ABC
Aug 29, 2010 11:35pm EDT
time. -- customers who need a ride can schedule bus trips ahead of time. >>> george clooney plays an assassin in "the american." "the winning season" is about a girls high school basketball team. >>> to robbery attacks put people on alert. we will be back with how hot it will >>> here is a look at the day's top stories. police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman inside her home. it happened this morning on the 3800 block of s street, just a few blocks away from georgetown university hospital. he broken, salt and her, she screamed, and then he ran away. in college park -- >>> and college park, six students have been wildly robbed. some of these students were roughed up. a few students have been arrested in one of the incidents. >>> there was a missing swimmers in ocean city. three friends went into the water on saturday and quickly went into trouble because of the rough surf. two were rescued and the other has not been found. the rough water is likely to last through the week. >>> hurricane danielle is finally sizzling out as it moves away from the mainland united sta
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
back in 1930. the temperature outside owner whether the network, george washington university now has 64 degrees. our computers are now resetting that it is midnight. temperatures are cooling off slowly as we move through the later hours and into thearly morning hours of sunday. looked at the cooler air across northern michigan in the upper- 40's. we are looking at temperatures up quickly cooling down, which is a low but miles south of us. we have an area of low pressure beginning to develop a pair of the cloud cover is keeping the heat closer toward the ground level. that is why it is a little bit warmer outside. across the board quiet and it will remain quiet for the overnight as high pressure slowly moves off the coast. in its place, we're watching not one but two systems. the number one is across missouri and arkansas appeared and a cold front will move into the overnight hours on monday and tuesday. it will bring us more clouds and rain and thunderstorms. and then a shot of much cooler air for the day on wednesday. in the next 48 hours, we will see a mix of sun and clouds. i thin
ABC
Jul 19, 2014 11:30pm EDT
washington residents were forced him. during a meeting with prince georges county officials, they learned 22 homes will be saved. six other homes will be bought out and torn down. one resident whose house would be torn down is coming to terms with the loss of his house. >> we'll still lose the home no matter what. for us personally, that possibility is becoming more of a reality. >> the plan would cost about $15 million and that amount would buy time-out homeowners of the six themes would be torn down. it will be fix piscataway drive and will provide a water line and sewer line. a council member wants to change the section of the street in front of the white house. they plan to take up the resolution after the summer recess. police are handing out tickets at a local metro station. but they're not going to drivers. still ahead why police are targeting pedestrians. several drivers and homeowners found themselves cleaning up after damage left by this week's storm. we're going to show you the mess. >> and temperatures remain un seasonably cold for the hottest month of july. what about the res
ABC
Oct 2, 2011 11:35pm EDT
with a few wet snowflakes. 48 degrees currently at the george washington university. cooler air out in the mountains, 43 in cumberland. frederiksberg now at 50 degrees at this hour. they will drop a few more as we move through the early morning. a low pressure is spinning, hardly moving at all. by tomorrow night, it will move off towards the north and east. then it will clear. that will not happen until tuesday. once this system moves out of here, high pressure to the rest of us, will start to build across the mid atlantic. sunshine, a change in wind direction, and warmer temperatures. wednesday, thursday, and friday, and the upcoming weekend. a few scattered showers west of virginia now moving into the shenandoah valley. light showers from montgomery county. only about a 10th of an inch of rain expected for the overnight hours. not a whole lot. just enough so that tomorrow morning and afternoon to keep the umbrella handy. a 40% chance of showers. by tuesday some breaks in the clouds. this is a great indication of what is coming our way wednesday and thursday. upper 30's to mid 40's fo
ABC
Aug 5, 2012 11:35pm EDT
table games to maryland and a new casino site to prince george's county. the u.s. focal service has default ford the first time in its history with no help from congress the social service was unable to make a payment to the government for future retiree health benefits. that agency will now cut hours at more than 13,000 rural post offices across the country. post officeless still deliver mail and employees will get paid but more changes could be on the way. another deadline for default comes sometime next month. he's accused of killing six people and injuring gabrielle gifford. why he may never be brought to trial. >> welcome center quiet right now but some changes are on the way in the extended [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road lightning strikes ] where things aren't always what they seem. [ wolves howling ] because thrills hide in the shadows just waiting at every turn. [ coaster whoosh ] brave the black forest on verbolten. the all-new multi-launch coaster. only at busch gardens. >>
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Nov 4, 2012 11:35pm EST
below average for this time of year. at george washington university, degrees after a high of 51 degrees. daytime highs only 39 degrees in alexandria. that does not seem quite right. our temperatures are slowly cooling. move anotherbably we movefive degrees as early morning. the freeze warning out to the us, especially for winchester and frederick that the see temperatures around freezing mark. cold air out there and not a lot of mild air. we are right in between with 30's andres in the 40's. remain belowwill average for the next several days. a weak disturbance moved to the of us earlier today. now well off the first the coast. keep airh sunshine to temperatures were they should be year.is time of once again, calling for highs only around 50 degrees or so. it is quiet and dry as we move through the overnight hours. here is the freeze warning of to the west of us. everything shaded in bright blue, southern maryland not included. here is our future casts for the next 48 hours. still a definite chill in the approaching 50 degrees. on election they will upper-40's around 50 degrees. freeze
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Apr 22, 2012 11:35pm EDT
inch of rain in arlington. george washington university, downtown d.c., at 46 degrees. the wind will start to pick up as we move through the overnight hours. temperatures in the lower 40's. winchester, 41. fredericksburg 48. look at the colder air getting pulled in from this area of low pressure. that is what is going to feed the cold air and moisture. western maryland, western pennsylvania all this moisture moving inland. already beginning to switch over to snow. this note eventually will make its way to allegheny county. the heaviest snow will be at the higher elevations. that is in effect until tuesday morning. 8:00 the areas shaded in pink macy allport's of four to 8 inches of snow. this -- may see upwards of 4 to 8 inches of snow. look at the heavier amounts. they may be looking at more than a foot of snow. heavy, wet snow for the day tomorrow. 50 degrees for a daytime high. and then the temperatures will slowly rebound. 60's by mid-week. 38 to 45 degrees tonight. waking up tomorrow morning, it is going to be windy, 45 to 50 degrees. extended outlook. back into the 60's on wedne
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Jan 1, 2011 11:35pm EST
up the hill. speech," thes story of king george vi and his battle with stuttering. "the fighter," who battles his opponents in the ring and his family out of it. here is the weekend movie guide -- happy new year. i am arch campbell, abc 7 entertainment. >>> each week we introduced you to an outstanding local student athlete. this week we have our capital one high-school athlete of the week. >> i found out just how good charles chapin is. >> i know what i am doing before i play the ball. my vision is pretty good. at that he joined the varsity team this season and he certainly made his presence known. he scored in the 2-0 victory over urbana high
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