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Mar 14, 2016 5:00pm EDT
a map showing the front of the station which is adjacent to prince george coun county police headquarters and the stations sit in a neighborhood of homes in palmer park next to a community center about a quarter mile have route 202. late this afternoon police were still holding the crime screen with one wrecked police cruiser in the par imter along with what may have been the fallen officer's car by mid afternoon dozen enlz of officers both in and out of uniform gathered at headquarters where they stood together at the crime screen. at the hospital the chief of police had the sorrowful task of announcing his death. >> it is my sad duty to come to the community this evening and to tell you one of your defenders, coleson a four year veteran, 29-year-old man. lost his life in defense of this county today. >> the exact circumstances of coleson's death are still under investigation. and the police say he was killed in a gun battle. >> during the exchange of gun fire, the suspect was wounded jakai was also shot. one of the officers who was engaged took jakai and put him in the back
FOX
May 19, 2017 5:00pm EDT
king george in central virginia and for east central spotsylvania county in virginia. this was detected on radar moving east at 15 miles an hour. and if you look at this, you can see there's an awful lot of cloud lightening imbedded. wind gusts are reported to be at least 50 miles an hour as a possibility and we could possibly see quarter size hail. it's heading this way towards fredericksberg moving about 15 miles an hour, you can see how intense it is as it move its way through to the east. darker red is where we're seeing the heaviest rainfall with this and there will be a lot of heavy downpours. areas in the path include fredericksberg, spotsylvania lamps creek and fieldston all in the path of the winds associated as well as the lightening and here's a little bit of a timeline for neighborhoods that can be affected. up to the next 25 minutes or so, colonial beach will be hit at about 5:26. if you're in the path, do take cover and be aware these storms can be dangerous. we're going to take a wide look. we're anticipating seeing a possible of more watches and warnings popping up as we
FOX
Apr 21, 2017 5:00pm EDT
montgomery county that's affected. but into prince george's county, and you know, they were hard hit in prince george's county last night, so not only is there hail, let me show you that we're also seeing a little indication of a bit of rotation and off that is the case when you have hail with these storms. this is where we're seeing some hail being reported that has been moving out loudoun county. the hail is getting more intense and be aware of that. tremendous amount of lightening. 102 lightening strikes in last 30 minutes as this storm is moving to the east, southeast about 30 miles an hour. we still have a few more storms but there's a frontal boundary that will sweep most of this out of here in the next few hours, but again, i'm going to go this storm, but i do believe there's something -- this is is not quite as big but moving along interstate 70. let's put that in motion so you have as much lightening still a significant storm, this is the biggest one down to our south here's a few more moving down into charles county. let's give that a little bit of motion and you can see mo
FOX
Jun 27, 2017 5:00pm EDT
you saw first on fox5. allegations of corruption in prince george's county public schools. today the maryland state board of education voted for a third- party investigation into these allegations. fox5 was first to tell you about claims of grade fixing and other fraud to boost the high school graduation rate. fox5's lindsay watts broke the story for us. she jiens us lie in baltimore where the state board of education met this afternoon. lindsay, what did they have to say. >>reporter: sarah, this is definitely big news from here in baltimore. it was a unanimous vote today to bring in outside, independent investigators to get to the bottom of what's been alleged in prince george's county schools. just today school ceo dr. kevin maxwell joined the calls for an investigation into his school system. it'she has asked for that. his letter to the board was read before the vote. this letter is to serve as a request for a followup investigation by the maryland state department of education into allegations regarding the prince george's county public schools, high school graduation rates since
FOX
May 5, 2016 5:00pm EDT
breaking news coming into our news room right now that we want to get you up to date on, prince george's county police are telling us at a high school, this is the high point high school, prince george's county, some sort of a shooting, where one person is dead. we don't have any more details other than that. we don't know if talking about student here or adults. but it is prince george's county, we have a shooting at high point high school, one person is dead, this is on in belt ville on powder mill road. skyfox on the way we will bring you the latest as we get it, also we have another breaking story, at metro station. >> federal triangle report of smoke on the tracks. >> another situation on metro the late that's series of problems on metro. we've got tom fitzgerald on the phone, bring us to up date, what's happening there? >> just arrived on the scene, i can tell you, we are at third and southwest tonight, and this pass inning verse seen all too much of, in fact, they saw it just this morning, in federal center southwest, this morning. , this morning report of arcing insulator, what w
FOX
May 6, 2016 5:00pm EDT
through the parking lot down off george avenue into this parking lot over in that area and there were several other cars following him. and they came in directions, and they boxed him in, rammed the car from the front and the back, pulled guns on him, told him to get out of the vehicle. >> what was going through your minds at the time? >> he better get out of the vehicle. >> there were people in ther? >> people here, yes. >> were they shouting commands to these people, the police? >> yep, they were telling people to go back in the stores. they were telling him to get out of the car. come out of the car. come out of the >> all he behind me. the car was towedaw remember, fox5 back 2002, we remember when the sniper was on the loose, and everyone was so concerned. that feeling, i think a lot of people had that feeling, at least witnesses we talked to today, and what is really, really ironic is that here is where the john muhammad apparently had dinner here or lunch here at the boston market that day, also, the site the first shooting, and this is where it all happens again. is it a coinci
FOX
Aug 30, 2016 5:00pm EDT
alleged altercation. new tonight, george washington university is feeling the heat after hiring a former self proclaimed islamic extreme is. he spent three years in prison for advocating for al qaeda after making threats and denouncing the united states. now george washington university says he's renounced his former self and will be a key to helping them stop others from being radicalized. tom fitzgerald is life gw a more >>reporter: al banas muhammad these days goes by the name of jessie morton much make no mistaken, george washington university officials told us today they are fully how risky this is, not only in terms of public relations but also potential blow back, blow c back from students t and blow back st from any of their big my dough donors. johan as was sentenced to threee years in federal prison. he got out. >> by mr. haythorn:y but he also was there because he advocated the down fall the united states and reason a website. what's changed in well, he said in an online video posted about a year ago after he got out of jail that prison changed him. that is why he is now ready
FOX
Jun 26, 2017 5:00pm EDT
pedestrians in danger. and prince george county police say tonight, it's going to stop. >> we will not meet reckless behavior with our own reckless behavior. we're a constitutional police department and we work within the framework of the law and we are smarter than these guys and it's our brain that will bring this to resolution. we will not go out and chase these folks and do things that put us at risk and citizens at greater wrist. >> this video shot by david heyman show what police show are the riders swarping national harbor. they made its way around the district including 8th street where many atv riders were popping wheelies. prince george county police at national harbor the group estimated to be as many as 1 put drivers and pedestrian in danger as they road down sidewalks and around 8:00 last night national harbor cameras captured the vieders and head of security there deexplained to make footage public. instead trying to get over to police. and now, another deputy chief came out here to speak as well. george nicoles, he said that they need the public's help. they have several tact
FOX
Aug 18, 2017 5:00pm EDT
story that has really been tough to stomach out of prince george's county tonight. three children were found dead in a home in clinton. >> their bodies discovered early this morning and police are still working to determine who is responsible. fox 5 angelie hemphill is live with the latest. angelie? >> reporter: it was a solemn news conference, prince george's county police called this a heartless crime and the entirety community is grieving with this family of these three young girls all under the age of ten years old. their bodies were discovered inside a home here that you can see is still surrounded by crime scene tape. and at this time, no one has been arrested. >> i was shank i'm still shaking, because of the fact there are three children dead in my neighborhood. >> reporter: aerial footage show as deflated kitty pool in the backyard where three children were found dead friday morning >> we're able to see they're call girls, they're all under the age of ten. they had trauma to the body. as i mentioned to you this morning, and that this is a homicide. >> reporter: prince george's
FOX
Oct 21, 2016 5:00pm EDT
prince george's county parents accused of killing their own baby. antwon petty is being held without bond in the death of his three month old son. the baby's mother, genece is charged with accessory after the fact. her bond is $120,000. the couple admitted to the involvement. they told police they buried the police to that shallow grave. >> this death recommendation a tremendous loss to our community and not only that, but in my mind, represents yet again, another instance where this community has failed to protect the child. this three-month old child was beaten, he suffered and he died and was buried. we believe, at a school near us here at parkdale. >> a relative told police a mother and her baby what last seen september 22'nd. >>> a tightening or deal, a person or persons fired shots on stanton road. no one was hurt but the gunfire hit at least three apartments and six vehicles on the street. investigators estimate at least 50 shots were fired. they say the shooting came in two waves. one around 8:00, and the second around 10:00 p.m. unclear who's responsible. this was targeted a
FOX
Nov 4, 2016 5:00pm EDT
bill baroni took part inin plan to close lanes of the george washington bridge inin 2013.20 prosecutor closure was political revenge on the mayor of fort lee for not endorsing christie's reelection campaign. a federal jury sitting in the courthouse behind me found fou bridget kelly and bill baronioni guilty of all counts in that indictment. we are bratty tied that the jury saw the tie evidence the same wy that we did. both kelly and baroni plan to appeal that conviction,nvic sentencing in the case is set for february. both face up to 20 years in across the dmv in their final hours now. quite literally here in thethe district.ct. virginia they have one more daye and the turnout has been robustt to say the least. here is fox5's bob barnard. checrdk out the long lines insid the dorothy height library on benning road in northeastorth washington this morning. it's the final day of early voting in the district. it stretches outside the building this line, some who can barely move are making their way to the pls election. we're seeing the same thing over at 1 judiciary square in northwest. th
FOX
Apr 6, 2016 5:00pm EDT
homeless after relisha was reported missing, police believe he killed his wife in a prince george's county hotel room before taking his own life. police believe tatum killed relisha and disposed of her body somewhere in this section of the city. at the aboretum today volunteers could be seen going through the woods and police cadets could be seen conducting grid searches however they kept the media far back. they said divers would search as pond but that wouldn't happen until tomorrow. >> we want to let the public know what we're doing ba we want those leads to continue to come in. it is not uncommon for people to provide information that they've had for long periods of time that they didn't provide initially that they may provide at some later time. and it's also not uncommon for us to find missing months, weeks, years even after they've gone missing. the more we keep our activities in the press, the more the public is aware. >> reporter: now, after kalil kalil tatum was found dead, police found some information that they believe that they had evidence that he had possibly killed r
FOX
Oct 26, 2016 5:00pm EDT
passengers service in either direction. >>> now, to a story we brought you yesterday out of prince george's county. dozens of families forced out of their homes after the condo association responsible for the building they live in failed to pay a massive debt with utility companies. >> this resulted in the all gas and electric being cut off in that building. the story seemed to tough many of you as we received several comments about how this could to help. >> to bring you up to speed, here is what we know right now. the condo association owes over $1 million for past due utilities. residents pay 900 a month. residents received final move-out notices yesterday. now, the county set up a resource center today. >>> fox 5 alexandra limon is live in prince george's county with what's happening now, and the help residents say they now >> reporter: yeah, guys, it's been really tough sitting out here all day, people are in a tough situation. they have no idea what they're going to do but there has been an out pouring of support. several organizations came together to bring food and clothing donation
FOX
Oct 30, 2017 5:00pm EDT
we also learned today of a surprise guilty plea in this investigation. george pop no list a 3 30-year-old professor advisor to the trump campaign pleaded guilty three weeks ago by charges brought by muller's special counsel in regards to not disclosing context he made with russians. gates and manafort are due to be back at the courthouse for status hearing on november 2. live at the federal courthouse tonight in northwest, tom fitzgerald, "fox5 local news". >>> a 12-year-old boy still in the hospital after his attempt to xhit sue bid by jumping off a highway overpass and instead caused death of maryland woman driving below. anjali hemphill at university we learned she was a graduate student there. anjali. >> reporter: well, jim, it is still unclear why this young boy would choose to take his life in such a way. and the family of the woman who was tragically killed, they are asking for their privacy as they continue to grieve. we have learned she was a graduate student here at mary mount university where she was working to one day become someone who could help others dealing with suici
FOX
Dec 12, 2017 5:00pm EST
track breaking news out of prince george's county much police on the scene of a school bus crash on the beltway. sky fox over the scene right now and this happened just good a half mile ago. it happened on the inner loop of the beltway near morningside. what you're looking at are live pictures on your screen. on the left sky fox and a traffic camera on your right. the bus was rear-ended by another vehicle. no one was hurt. there were some reports of some injuries, but of course this is a fluid situation and we'll continue to stay on top it of and bring you the latest information as we get it. learning new details about a george's county police officers to the hovment it happened in mitchellville along lots road. matt ackland is live at the scene. >>reporter: this road behind me it was blocked off for about an hour today as police investigat ed trying to find out exactly what caused the collision. there were three officers inside the car. they were taken to the hospital with minor injuries and to be evaluated. but the big question tonight is what led up to this. let's take you to sky
FOX
Dec 14, 2017 5:00pm EST
. >> meantime a woman from prince george's county will spend six years in prison for her role in the murder of her infant son. a judge sentenced geneice petty. she pleaded guilty for the death of her two month old son. her husband antoine was sentenced to 40 years in jail. >> new details on a deadly double shooting in silver spring. were we are learning about the victims tonight. >> plus a local hospital shuts down an entire wing. kristyn leon breaking this down for us tonight. >> reporter: jim and sarah, that's right the ob unit like you mentioned officially shut down at umc. some city leaders are surprised. others not so much. we'll explain both sides of the issue coming >> i have seen things that have made me uncomfortable, that have upset me. >> and one day after stepping down former white house aide omarosa speaks out and sets the record straight about her decision to leave the trump administration. >> but first new details in a string of burglaries in the district. police in maryland now say the suspects are linked to cases there. >> ♪ fire broke out at a three story apartment building
FOX
May 11, 2017 5:00pm EDT
and customs enforcement officials adding montgomery county maryland and bridges george's county to list of communities that do not honor ice, today the director of ice telling fox5, actions like sanctuary effort to cross this country and here in our area, he says, put police and the public at risk. >> when they get released, when our back in the streets. so now we got to go finds the individuals, many times we don't know where they are, and we know the rate is between 30 to 40%, they're going to commit a crime in many cases, and now we got to send a team out to these people, in a less secure environment, out in the public. >> truck stuff. the four biggest groups found in this gang rounds up were the blood, the crypts, sir 13 and ms13. the director of ice tonight saying that these operations will continue into the future, and he's tagging these gangs is what he says the biggest threat to safety in our communities these days. we're live at ice headquarters in southwest dc tonight, tom fitzgerald, fox5 local news. >>> and fox5 prince george's county where police officer has been suspe
FOX
Jun 28, 2017 5:00pm EDT
are completely and utterly false. >> prince george's county school ceo is speaking to fox 5 in-depth for the first time since we broke the news of claims of grade fixinto graduation rates. fox 5 asking the tough questions that you want to know coming up. >>> braz en try to get away with an atm. >>> the entire metro flooded during a bad storm right there at the cleveland park station, now, metro is making some changes to prevent this from happening again. but those changes will now affect several riders's commutes. commutes. ♪ ♪ pro-tip. get these great smoked ribs. twenty minutes on the grill, they're done. you think he cares if i smoke ribs for six hours? what? pro tip for fruit lovers: giant has unbelievable produce prices. so you'll never have to choose between your favorites. i thought i was your favorite. take a fresh look at giant's produce prices. sglafrnls danger win mar between niece sexualitying another woman, just a week before na bra's kathy. he acts also allegedly happened in front of a child. the "washington post" continues to report saying the victi
FOX
Dec 5, 2016 5:00pm EST
back to you. >> thank you, sue. >> and new tonight george aman will spend rest of life in prison after he left his son in a hot vehicle. a judge sentenced justin harris this afternoon. back in 014 he left the 22-month-old son cooper in suv on sweltering day and boy later died. they convicted him last month murder and believe harris left his son on purpose. >> you feel this is great victory. >> you look at each other and automatically understand the happiness and victory we're all witnessing here. >> protesters they're celebrating a government decision to temporarily block construction of the dakota access pipeline. u.s. army corps of engineers made that announcement yesterday and corps said it wants to explore other potential impact. standing rock su tribe has been in the center of the forecast and say the proposed construction would cut across native american lands considered to be sacred. state leaders in north saturday coat acriticized the court's decision calling it serious mistake. >> jurors unable to agree the carolina officer that shot walter scott. >> with killinging in t
FOX
Feb 12, 2016 5:00pm EST
couple of across prince george's county, anne arrundel. we have a new batch showing up u down around hagerstown, toward the harrisburg area. what you're seeing across the lower southern part of maryland that effected norfolk and the outer banks.anks they got about two to four inches of snow down there. you're getting a little bit of that. here's what we're little bit laterin tonight. a winter weather advisory has been put into effect from 6:00 until midnight locally and thatt is because we can get p anywhere from a coating to maybe an inche of snow. thats doesn't sound like a lot,, but the reason why everyone is so alert to this is becausese every single flake will stick and we don't want you to be stuck with some snow showers coming through.co not a lot of snow, but every flake will stick. i'm not sure everybody will see it. when should you be looking are to it? a right now, along the interstate corridor, closer inle to the beltway and on the east side of 95, i think that will be mainly from 9 and # 1 when the snow showers come through. if you thought today was cold c and yes, you'r
FOX
Apr 25, 2017 5:00pm EDT
video of the buildings roof was shared on twitter by the prince george's county fire departmentment the five alarm fire caused nearly $40 million in damage. the university of maryland was forced to close early yesterday due to the thick smoke. this morning, this man for flying a drone into the math of a police chop era assisting in that fire. police tell us sean miller was flying so close he had to maneuver around the drone to prevent a crash. miller is now charged with interfering with police and fire response as well as reckless endangerment. police working with the fda, earlier today a judge increased his bond to a $500,000. >> a small fender bender turned into a life saving mission. tonight the woman who survived the crash got a chance to thank the people who saved her. she ended up hitting another car just one block away present george washington university hospital. six by taryns knew something was wrong so they jumped into action assisting her out of the car and performing cpr. though good samaritans included two and a local boy scout troop leader. the group were able to flag dow
FOX
Feb 9, 2016 5:00pm EST
presence here at the woods elementary school. the spokesperson for the springs georges county schools tells us that three psychologists now from the district's crisis team are not only being made available to student, but now also to staff and parents during the school hours. just today, in the first day of offering this, they were seeing 20 people. now, the media for our part also got earful from these parent today, they want to know how a man in their children's old school was allegedly able to produce child pornography here without anyone knowing about it until deante caroway's arrest, they're mad, hurt, many say they worry the ten victims identified so far may just be the start. >> i had to talk to my child to make sure my children understand that something -- if something was to happen to them, make sure they tell. and that's not a conversation, i don't think, we're supposed to have in the schools. >> just sad and heart breaking that the kids got to keep going through this, and as parent we just got to step up, man, be more more aware whatever our kids are doing. >> traumatize th
FOX
Nov 30, 2016 5:00pm EST
suv he was driving was registered to prince george's county and he tried to flee the scene of the crash. it happened monday around 11:30. franklin reportedly hit the mercedes heart enough for the air bags to deploy. both people were taken to the hospital. police s flee on foot but first responders spotted him, an officer saw him wondering in the center median of pennsylvania avenue and arrested him. he had a blood alcohol level of .10, according to the maryland state police department. frankford is a known activist member of the prince george's county county n a c p. on november 21, 2016 my client was involved in a motorist accident. this is a legal matter. and these issues will be addressed in court. the only comment issued by any prince george's county official was a statement to frankford has given up his county issued car and no longer has access to any county vehicles. reporting live in upper marlboro, alexandra limon fox 5 >>> police asking for your help trying to identify a person wanted in connection with an assault victim says the person seen in the surveillance video was
FOX
Jun 1, 2016 5:00pm EDT
records it. >> they new that that's why they do it. >> we showed this video to several prince george's county residents. >> that's ridiculous, isn't this illegal until do you think the police should be able to chase? >> i mean, it is just -- i feel like something should be done about it, because it happens on the belt way, too. >> dc police with other law enforcement agencies announced major crack-down on illegal riders, back in april chief lanier said enough is enough, even asking residents for help identifying 245 people in these pictures. do you have the power if someone calls you, i know three, four are in a shed behind someone's house, do you have the power to go in and take them? >> yes if the public gives us information where these bikes are being stored, and we have a probable cause to get a search warrant we will get a search wants, seize the bikes, if we consideration destroy the bikes. >> so we asked dc police and prince georges county police how many arrests they've and how many bikes have they taken off the streets since that press conference? resident know when the weathe
FOX
Nov 16, 2016 5:00pm EST
prince george's county, rescue crews are working to free a who is arctic blasted in that trench right now. these are live pictures from skyfox over the scene. matt ackland is there. this has been going on quite a while. tell us what's happening. >> reporter: right around the 2:00 hour, it started this drawn rescue personnel from all over, prince george's county fire here as well as howard county fire officials came here not too long ago do help. saw it from the helicopter. really, a lot of firefighters have been coming out. they have a been covered with mud. they're working very carefully to make sure they get this man out. i want to bring in mark brady. you can take a look at the helicopter. mark tell me about this. you're really, really being careful about how you get this guy out. he's above the dirt; correct? you can talk to him. what shape is he in? >> when this whole incident started. he was covered above his head in dirt. hole, moved dirt away. when we got here, he was up to his chest in dirt. firefighter and rescue personnel have been down there moving dirt by the handfu
FOX
Mar 24, 2016 5:00pm EDT
liked w to have known personally. pernal >> reporter: well, campusorter: police say two george mason university students say theyntsa were sexually assaulted in two separate acts just days apart from each other.fr now, the first, that happened he on march 18th at 10:12 p.m..m she was raped by anothery ath student when she ingested an unidentified drug.ru the sexual assault, well, thatla happened on monday at 2:18 in the morning a george mason m dorm.rm the victim says she was raped wp by a male who she met through tu an online dating app.ing a just last week you'll remember m three students were criminallyra charged after policeice discovered drugs and fire bombb making materials inside a dormer room at the jefferson hallrson dormitory on campus in an separate investigation.tigaon now, george mason interim police chief to my moss mass moa long go said security alertss were sent out on the sexualt onx assault cases whens w investigators had reached theeae proper point in theirop investigation and decided teroid do so.do s as far as that fire bomb alert a they were not sent out until u
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May 22, 2017 5:00pm EDT
along with chief mitchell and prince george county police chief to talk with reporters about what went on. i asked her, miss brooks do you believe this was a hate crime. since there was no mention in the courtroom. this is what she had to say. >> this case as all others we consider every angle whether or not it's a hate crime is one of those angles that will be considered at this early stage in this investigation we do not have enough evidence to say conclusively whether this is a hate crime it is certainly something we will look at with assistance of all partners and if this is where the evidence leads us we'll reach that conclusion. until then we will not speculate. again we think this is so important we have to get it right we'll continue to look at it until we get the right answers >> according to statement of charges lieutenant collins and two friend inquiry standing at a bus stop outside montgomery hall when police say sean you're anski stepped towards them saying step left, step left if you know what's best for you when collins replied know urbanski plunged a knife into his
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Jan 15, 2016 5:00pm EST
learned that l prince george's county sheriff's investigators tried to serveto juan sanchez with a warrant not only once but twice. the last time was in november of 2015. this was a warrant on a dui charged from 2014 and juanjuan sanchez failed to show up in in court. now, investigators tried to tri serve him with a warrant, but they tell me they were never able to find him.. in fact forces believe that he be living somewhere other thanome his registered address andnd that's why they have not been able to track him down now 3fter now we learned that he was out on bond today, we tried to go to his house and also had no luck finding him there. maryland state police said that charges are again pending in yesterday's deadly crash in which it appears speed was a factor. you can see that other car, the burgandy gmc is completely mangled.mang 53 year old angela jefferson was inside that car and she was killed. several other people hurt in that chain reaction crash. a spokesperson with the prince george's explained today why sanchez is a freeman today. he was arrested by marylandd state po
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May 12, 2017 5:00pm EDT
report the story. she join us with the latest, lindsey. >> reporter: the head of prince george's county schools, kevin maxwell says the priority is keeping kids safe and he's not looking to change current standards. some feel change has to come after nearly 800 cases of abuse and misconduct by staff, just this school year. some board members now tell us they're working on their own plan >> i do know what we have had this year is not acceptable. >> there needs to be a plan there's no no plan for next year. >> reporter: our records requests shows hundreds of prince george's county school employees accused of misconduct and abuse. most of them put on leave >> we begin with stunning >> reporter: guidelines intended to protect have meant reporting and suspicions. some feel it's reached a breaking point. >> it's definitely an overrack, we have hundreds of innocent people that we placed out on administrative leave. i'm not confident they're going to me back to prince george's county public schools >>> school board members met with teachers and union representative his week to talk about
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Mar 8, 2017 5:00pm EST
like prince george privilege privilege. >> alexandria, they begin to get word throughout the last 48 hours that a number of to their teachers were not going to be showing up for work in their classrooms. instead, they were going to be coming to this demonstration so those school districts did not is class today. this has erupted on social media, facebook and twitter. we wanted to put this question to some of the teachers who were here today moving coming to the demonstration instead of going to work and educating your students? well, those teachers were not shy as pushing right back. >> when this argument comes up, that teachers should be in the classroom and not out here protesting, what do you say to somebody who has a problem with what you're doing? >> it's important for everyone to realize that teachers are a tremendously dedicated group of people: we teach children to make important decisions. by being here, we're modelling that. >> i struggled up until last night with my decision. i'm really glad i came out. >> reporter: you decided to come >> because i could, and if i didn'
FOX
Jul 4, 2017 5:00pm EDT
20 to 40 minutes. probably moving on the east side of alexandria over into prince george's county. but this is some steady rain with everyone needing to be in doors at this time hopefully within the next 20 to 30 minutes they can move outdoors again. putting a storm track on this cell, it is the one loan storm over the district. it is moving toward southeast toward camp springs and then clinton into prince george's county following that 5. 1212. this is a cell that formed over cumberland over hagerstown and there is a threat of very heavy rain and cloud to light evening. moving due to southeast. places like thurmont and frederick in the past of this cell. if it gets continued we'll be talking about places in northern montgomery. anyone on the bay needs to get out of the water now because we have rain and lit evening with this storm that is just annapolis. we'll be watching that than would, too. that's what's on radar. outside it's been a cloudy, humid and cloudy afternoon. 87 in wash top, 90 in frederick, l 4 out at dulles. we've got the dewpoints that are in the upper 630s. it's
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Feb 17, 2016 5:00pm EST
seeing that video, matt, thank you. >> the number of victims in the bridges george's county pornography investigation has grown. investigators say they've now identified 17 victims, and that number could go even higher. tonight, the fbi tells fox5 news, even more new information is being developed thanks to steady flow of tips that are coming into their hotline. fox5's tom fit gerald spoke with the fbi today. he joins us live at the prince george's county police head quarters with more, hey, sarah. you know, from the very day that caroway was arrested, investigators here were bracing the public that the initial ten victims may only be the tip of the iceberg. and tonight with that victim total now standing at 17, well, police officers here in prince george's country broadening their investigation, why, the police chief here tells fox5 they want to know if caroway had help. >> our focus at this point is to see if he was collaborating with anybody, and how did he finance this? those are important questions because that leads us to the potential for additional victims. >> reporter: official
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Jan 22, 2016 5:00pm EST
information officer in princen george's county.geor that's where we are right now. . we are on the beltway and i got a little information for ourorur viewers about these roads. now, they are doing two, 12-hou- shifts every 24 hours. now they started at 10:30 thishi morning on these roads, and they have, let's see, it's 250 staffs working at each of these 12-houo shifts. so 10:30 tonight they will theyl switch over with another set of 250 people. people. they've got 350 vehicles out ono the roads trying to keep you safe and certainly stay ahead oo this storm.th you know we've been saying it by time and time again this is going to be non-stop for quite e quiet few hours and this isn'tsi something we can just wait untit it's over to treat these roads t and take care of it. so they have over 1900 miles off county road in prince george'srs county alone to address. and one of the things also keepk in mind if you are in a a situation that is not in an an emergency, i was looking at the prince george's county theeorgen website for, you know, citizensz if it's not an emergency concern about conditi
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May 25, 2017 5:00pm EDT
cross over king george. you may see a little of that in northern portions of saint mary's county. we're watching this not far weigh you might have a little hail in there and it's a big system but i really think that betweenow 7 o'clock, that's going to brm m is feeding off [inaudible] to let these storms pass on through and again worried about flash flooding on some of the beltway areas. while you look at that i'm just hearing a lot of ticking going on here. we're getting reports of gusts to 51 and 40. these are coming out of dolgren and hill to the size of an inch in prince george's county. that's potential. that's not an actual report. we did actually get a report of some hail to the size of quarters in king george county just a little while ago. obviously it is going to be a busy evening. we did expect this. i'll tell you what we'll do, as we get new warnings and things we need to warn you about as these storms are getting ready to push through the district and into our northern suburbs we'll come right back and let you know who's got the warnings. i'll be closely monitoring all of t
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Jul 18, 2017 5:00pm EDT
across prince george's county. >> county counsel approved a plan. 50 percent of the items in machines will meet american heart assoc nutrition standards for sugar salt fat and other measures which i would assume cheetos my favorite is not on the list. >> maybe not. >> the baked ones at least. every drink machine will also offer bottled water. >> coming up a fire rages through two row homes in northwest injuring two firefighters. an update on their conditions. >> and jeff sessions the attorney general wants to allow law enforcement to permanently confiscate money and goods have individuals suspected of a crime. we'll have that coming up but first ronica. >> reporter: hey, jim. well, the president recertified iran's nuclear deal but he always promised on the campaign trail that he was going to rip it up. did he let all of his supporters down? we're going to tell you why people inside the white house say no coming up. >> and also there is a warning for parents tonight from the fbi. the dangers involved with your kids' smart toys. what you need to know coming up next. >> ♪♪ >> this is
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Jun 16, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. >> we have an update on the story you heard first on fox 5. the latest in prince george's county school system. >> lindsay watts has been hi, lindsay. >> reporter: sarah and jim, we're at national harbor where prince george's county school leaders are meeting for a retreat we have been sitting on the discussions and we have gotten new details about the story we have reported on so extensively. the hundreds and hundreds of school employees on leave for abuse and misconduct. those new details after the break. . >>> a detective said his daily commute is putting the public at risk and it's been happening he says nearly a decade. >> a teacher at a high school under fire for digitally altering a trump t-shirt now tonight the school superintendent is weighing in on the decision, will there be a year book do over >> we're celebrating dads. we head into father's day weekend. send us your photos with your father, using the sglfrnlsz a police officer acquitted of manslaughter in a seconds after castile told him he was carrying a gun. he testified castile pulled the gun despite being told no
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Oct 16, 2017 5:00pm EDT
forehead start program under cloud of scandal prince george county got tens of thousands of dollars from the federal government and where does that money go and oversee the spending we'll break it down next. >> quarterback josh norman teaching d.c. kids to set personal goals. we'll talk about that after the draek. after losing federal funding forehead start program under a cloud of scandal prince george public county schools received a new larger gift of federal tax dollars thanks to maryland two u.s. senators. "fox5" bob barnard explains. funds. we're talking 25 million dollars in federal grants over the next three years. they're not easy to get. for prince george county public schools. specifically to help recruit he, retain and further develop the best and brightest teachers. >> if you have motivated dedicated teachers, that is what makes a great school. >> in a school district that forced to hire about 1,000 new teachers every year. >> problem of teach retention particularly in urban school district is not unique to pribs george county. this is statewide and national challenge. >> dr
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May 31, 2016 5:00pm EDT
force says were instances where the prince george's countypr school had a training program in place that was not equipped toin teach its own staff to spot to child abuse, but how to report e it given modern day standards. h this report makes 61 findingsn there are five recommendations which should cover things like i reporting and accountability anc l also some new rules which will tighten access to school sch volunteers to students and also oversight of those volunteers. in announcing this report todaye the ceo here said that he would immediately accept these five fi recommendations and defended his largest school system. it was heinous. i was awful. it was awful. it was terrible. te it shouldn't have happened, but i have 200 some other schools where it did not p happen. so again when we're talking about the difference between bet systemic and non systemic, we had a problem and we know we need to do this report tonight is detailing prince george's county training one' sexual abuse that never gae employees specific informations as to whatsp to look for in a child that's been abused
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Jul 20, 2016 5:00pm EDT
all heard it, i think, if you live in d.c., montgomery county, prince george's county. ya, i know, well, you know, any break we get in the summer usually short lived. humidity is never too far away. and it will be increasing in ernest over the next couple of days, as weigher up for next heatwave. today believe it or not was our break. satellite and radar showing pretty picture outside, plenty of sunshine today, and nice breeze out of theo least little cooler than the past few days. mainly just few clouds out, there although there are few showers, along the eastern shore, saulsbury area seeing few downpours, but fairly isolated, and not specking any sort of 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. surprise with call line moving through. i think we are quiet, we stay very nice tonight. certainly pleasant evening, eight an in washington, 82 gaithersburg, 85 frederick, 82 cambridge, and all across the northeast seeing bit of break with temperatures only in the 80s from boston back down through west virginia, even to the carolinas. but the major heat lurks out toward our west, in the central planes, whic
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Jun 8, 2017 5:00pm EDT
gold buddhist statues. they ask for cash in exchange for more gold. >> if you live in prince george's county you know if you put your trash out it's going to stay there all [inaudible] that's because last year the county moved trash and recycling pickup from twice a week to just once. today councilman mel franklin with results. 75 percent of people say they disapprove of the reduction in service. they want to go back to twice a week. franklin calling to restore that service. >> coming up, local isis arrest. an alexandria man convicted of providing material support to isis new details revealed in court about how he communicated with isis facilitators and his agreement to be a suicide bomber. >>> and privatizing ownership of metro stations. the board lines up behind metro's gm, his funding plan but what message is that sending to the d.c. region. wel >> ♪ >> ♪♪ narrator: the washington post endorses dr. ralph northam. the better governor. and virginia progressives agree. ralph northam is the only candidate who stood up to the nra after the virginia tech shooting. dr. northam led t
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Sep 9, 2016 5:00pm EDT
hopefully learn more later. >> thank you. >>> prince george's county school system remains under fire over problems that occurred with the headstart program. parents demanding change and accountability from the board. >> they want the ceo chair and vice chair gone. alexandra limon took those concerns to the prince george's county executive and joins us live with more. alex, what mess. >> it certainly is. and the reason why we wanted to talk to the prince george's county executive baker is because he appointed the the chair and the vice chair of the school board of excavation. we wanted a to see if he has a response for these parents and community members who are now demanding they step down. all four of these people declined our request for interviews on camera. >>> >> they're unaccountable. they're jobs are safe even when they do empty embarrass mr. baker >> questions continues to shrill about who was aware of the alleged abuse of preschoolers as young as three years old in the headstart program in prince george's county public schools and whether there was a cover-up that may s
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Jan 6, 2017 5:00pm EST
george w. bush. he tweet outer i'm at fort lauderdale, shots have been fired. everyone is running. you can sort of imagine the chaotic scene. also this tweet, saw the crowd running and screaming with panic. we laid down on our children, hide underneath the table, still shaking, #fort lauderdale aior that we're seeing this afternoon that gives you a glimpse into what these people were experiencing and feeling. we're going to keep monitoring the situation, we'll have makeup more throughout the news cast. tony, lauren, back to you. >> thank you. >>> on top of all of that we're following more breaking news, this out of fairfax county. police are on the scene of a deadly shooting on oak lane in fairfax county. we're told one woman is dead. a man was taken to a hospital in critical condition. investigators say this appears to be a domestic related incident. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you the latest as soon as we get them. >> got to be a horrifying situation out there in fort lauderdale looking at those tweets shawn was showing us thinking about family members laying o
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Aug 22, 2016 5:00pm EDT
arrest. if you know anything give police a call. >>> meanwhile police in prince george county are serving for the men that shot and killed a rising music star over the weekend. >> douglass brooks was also known as swipey and was just 18 years old. tonight we're learning more about his death and who police are saying is responsible. "fox5" lindsay watts is live at police headquarters with more on that story. lindsay. >> sarah, laura, investigators here are saying this young man was ambushed early yesterday morning. there was a party going on at the apartment complex where they lived and he stepped outside with his girlfriend and that's when police say two groups of men and there may have been four to five begunmen. as police try to track down the suspects, we talked to swipey's mother today. she's mourning for her son along with so many all around the dmv who knew and loved him for his music. >> he graduated cum lade graduated from high school at 16. he took all his money to make songs and do his stuff. from christmas money to allowance to everything. he's a good boy. he didn't wan
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Aug 17, 2016 5:00pm EDT
press conference, prince george's county said their goal is to provide uninterrupted access to the head start program to families and county. they say it will start as planned monday, august 29th. however, no word yet where their funding will come from and guys we also spoke to a parent of a four-year-old at landingly mccore mic elementary school. she asked us to blur her face, she says she's not surprised federal funding was pulled. her son experienced a similar instance of to he teachers humiliating him as a form of disciplining him. >> my son, they didn't give him permission to go to the bathroom. he had a problem changed him. so what they did is they -- they everybody was laughing at him until i come back >>> prince george's county has 30 days from monday to appeal the termination. there's no sure if they will be appealing that decision. starting monday, any teachers involved in any of those instances will be removed and will not be part of those classes. back to you. >>> thank you so much. fox 5 has learned the chief of the amtrak police department is under investigation for f
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Mar 8, 2016 5:00pm EST
we've learned out here in prince george's county today. >> paul wagner, thank you. fox5 local news in the district tonight where bakery owner is frustrated with police after he says robbers struck his shop twice and police investigation was very slow. >> fox5 tisha lewis live in northwest with more on that story. hey, tisha? >> hey, jim, you know what? we spoke with owner mike, and he said he finally met with police on monday, that is two weeks after the most recent robbery, and two months after the first one. now, he suspects he concludes that there was a slow investigation by police and police in no with no explanation as to why, said in both instances the crook came in, through the back door, went to the office, and demanded money from the state. he also says it was likely an inside job, because until now, customers were likely unaware this area existed since two robberies, the bakery immediately enhanced surveillance system, made several additional security updates, even so, have moved slow in this case, and have lacked any sense of urge is he. >> it was an aggravated assault i
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Apr 19, 2016 5:00pm EDT
the casket will remain in the church overnight with a constant vigil by members of the prince george's county fire department and then tomorrow the funeral would happen at 1:00 in0 the afternoon, again here in hollywood, maryland.d, govern larry hogan expected to give a eulogy at this funeralerl and then fire trucks from fire station 830 in prince george's0n county will drive the hers for burial and that will be a private ceremony with justt closest family and friends.rien now, at this point we're still waiting to hear from familyamil members. we're expecting to hear from them any second now and give their opinion as to what exactly took place over the weekend andn if they'd like to see any sortot of charges brought upon that mat that fired away.aw we understand that his case was brought upon the grand juryury earlier today. our paul wagner will have more on this coming up here in a a little bit.t. developing situation princepi george's county fire chief cou saying today that they're hoping protocol because of whathat happened over the weekend will change, but no written protocol was i
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Nov 3, 2017 5:00pm EDT
prince george's county police assisting. now, we're actually right close to the scene of where all of this happened. so we have to be checking in with you again soon to let you know what we see as soon as we get up that way. away from it right now. just about to approach 95. guys? back to you. >>> cori coffin thank you very much. >>> arlington police say a woman was raped while putting items into her car last night near the busy shirleyington area >> a man came up to her from behind at the corner of 31st and south randolph. that's where paul wagner is live right now with more on the story. paul? >> reporter: jim and sarah, it was before 11:00. this is where it happened. there's an apartment complex here, a bus depot across the street, plenty of street lights in the area, this woman just left a friend's apartment. had come out, behind her car, putting items into the back when she said suddenly this man came up behind her, and raped her. >> the call to 911 came in a 10:41 from a woman saying she had just been her car on a street corner opposite the bus stop >> unit 16o 2 >> our officers
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Aug 17, 2017 5:00pm EDT
some is coming down i woontder george wawb top next week and thomas jefferson the week after. you really have to ask y yourself why does it stop. >> the president doubled down on in in a handful of sweets. you cannot erase history but can learn from it. to be clear this is funded and supported by federal funds into the not purview mayor bowser but we had a chance to ask her today about the topic and whether or not she believes that funds should could be tin to be used to support mop uments that honor legacy of founding father who's were also slave owners, take a listen. >>>. >> that's the first i've heard that. i don't think i would support that. if we don't fund it it will sink to the tidal basin. he with have to have we're talking about monuments and extended core it has to be a conversation. we have a confederate statue on federal land at judiciary square we think the federal government can remove immediately. . >> now we also asked mayor becauseer another question about the future of confederate monuments in the district what she think should be done move are to ward. nup in 5
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Jan 14, 2016 5:00pm EST
, a total of ninenie cars were involved.nvolve the prince george's countyrg fire and ems spokesman markpoken brady said they did transport ts four people from the scenehe three others with just minor injuries.ries live from largo paul wagner. wne >> police if prince george'se ip county arrested a suspect inuspt connection with the county'snt first homicide of the year. y >> that's right.t' and it happened on new year'sner day along the northwest branch a trail in hyattsville. fox5's chief investigative reporter emily miller has anly updid it on the story you sawth first on fox5. fox emily. >> reporter: well, it was ar: sad day to s wtart off 2016. o 2 new year's day a young womanoung found dead on a popular hikingak and biking trail ining ail hyattsville but the good partd r is the prince georges countync police closed the case todaye ea with an arrest. arres the police arrested this man 18-year-old marvin juarez.rvua he has no fixed address. addre charged with both first andrs second degree murder. mde he's being held without bond.itn the victim is 20-year-oldld katherine alvarado
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Jul 21, 2016 5:00pm EDT
bit. thanks.than >>> here at home prince home prn george's county officer jamesicj sims was indicted today by a by grand jury. >> and we heard from both the state's attorney's office andato the police chief about how there allegations came to light and a how they are dealing with it. fox5's alexandria limon isim live in palmer park with more we tonight.nigh alex. >> reporter: well, we are w a told that this entire investigation came to light l because of an off duty officerir from another jurisdiction reportedly caught officer off james sims red handed.ed hand. now, he was indicted today. but he has been suspendedus well, now he is facing fouracino charges for visual for visual surveillance after he he reportedly upskirted fourki different women and becauseec two of those incidents allegedly happened while hened was on duty. he is also facing two charges c for misconduct in office. o now, we are told that officer james sims has been with thems prince george's county policerg' departments since 2010 and the prince george's county state's attorney's office believesey that these inciden
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