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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
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
FOX
Jul 10, 2017 5:00pm EDT
charge. kristin leon live in prince george county courthouse with what was revealed during the hearing today. kristin, what's the latest. >> reporter: afternoon navar beverly will be held out bond and not relooseed to the public at this time. and the judge agreed. he said beverly present himself as a clear and present sdaivrpinger and for that reason alone, he will remain behind bars. now, once the family heard of this news in court today, right away they left nothing off the table. and essentially had a lot to say about this emotional response from them. here's what they had to say. >> he had you should have been locked up. j some powerful words there you heard after an emotional weekend for the family of ronald pinckney. that was his sister we spoke to there. saturday morning detectives found his body inside his home on dalby court. the suspect, his stepson. 39-year-old navar beverly was chased down by police. before arrest wed learned according to charming document the house and i quote "i told you i would do it" but what's more incriminating detectives discovered was on soc
FOX
Jul 1, 2016 5:00pm EDT
sex offender. >>> to a story you saw first on fox 5. police in prince george's county are investigating an armed robbery at a patient care center. the whole thing camera and it happened around 3:30 this morning. you can see three masked men in the video stealing carts of prescription drugs. >>> developing tonight be, the anacostia river is considered one of the most polluted rivers in the nation. it regularly fails all environmental studies. >>> this week the anacostia society gave it an f in its report card on the river. all the news is not bad. in fact, river should be well on its way to being swimmable by the middle of next decade thanks to a huge tunnelling project going on throughout the city. paul wagner joins us live if northwest tonight. actually he's in studio but he has the latest. paul? >> reporter: you can blame the problems with the anacostia river on the engineers who designed the city sewer system back in the 1800s to put it simply when it rains hard, the sewers combined often and send raw sewage into the river which flows into the potomac. that's about a ch
FOX
Feb 28, 2017 5:00pm EST
public iss under consideration bylaw makers in maryland. prince george's angela brooksro went to annapolis to testify support of the bill. she call it a quality of life a issue and says the bill is especially important for peoplel living in prince george's county. what we have currently as thes law is a civil pentium whichpent means that our penalties wouldpa be lower than penalties washington, d.c. and in virginia. again we find that this would put us at a disadvantage where the laws mer protection to citizens who are driving on roadways or enjoying public spaces so we want to mako sure that we provide the same protection of citizens who live here. the bill also brooks testified in support of was also introduced last year, but did not pass.s. meantime maryland democrats were opposing a proposal fromrom republican larry hogan to stepo up funding for private school vouchers. prince george's county executive are certain baker among thoseai with the maryland stateba educators association to sound off on that plan.lan. this is straight from what betsy devos had done in not onlyy mich
FOX
Feb 19, 2016 5:00pm EST
interviewing. on wednesday, the prince, george's county police did aou life interview with fox5 and she said something that stands out as very interesting. our focus at this point is to see was he collaborating withh anybody.an it's an important question thato it leads us to the potential of other victims. she posed the question because up until this point we asked her about anything that would need money that would need to be paid for and deonte carraway was using his own cellphone and the children had their cellphones that they would do these videos with. there's really nothing to pay ap for p, but now that we have this information about the eight to ten cellphones that he certainly allegedly had that does seem tom require some money.ir he would need to payo some way, perhaps some indication there about what the people were talking about on o wednesday.wedn reporting life in glenn arden, alexandra limon, fox 35 local news. > scheming, con knifing and rutless that's how a mother for a victim. three were convicted for the crime in prince george's countyc a three-week jury trial rapp
FOX
Jun 3, 2016 5:00pm EDT
the principal of therinc school was put on administrative leaf. >> 32 prince george's county county school system is already dealing with ast separate childd sex abuse investigation i involving devonta carraway. he is accused of sexually abusing at least 17 children at several different lokess including judge sylvania woods elementary school during the sch school forestville high with the very latest on this story. jenny. >> reporter: hi there, guys. a lot of questions to ask prince george's county schools we c reached out to them this morninm with a t lot of those questions they got back to say late today and sheds there really isn'therr much that they can tell us on this one because it is the focuses of appending investigation. now, they did say they won't tolerated any behavior that brings harm to aan student. we have heard from several former students and currentn students telling us there has long been rumors about this teacher and his alleged inappropriate conduct with female students. prince george's county count schools did tell us vicinity mcduffy had been a teacher in the
FOX
Dec 7, 2016 5:00pm EST
two guys were visiting the prince george's county animal shelter when they spotted the pit bulls. the was here to license his pets. the guy with the s, ripes is his friends. a protective mother pitbull and three week old puppies. few seconds later, the guys go in for a closer look. they're in the room with the dogs for a few minutes. then the guy with the black coat comes out alone. he approaches the staff member in the hallway. >> one of the guys came out first and he was the guy employee. the other made his mistake >> the man comes out with the puppy hidden under his jacket. this is a photo of the dog he took >> the puppy could die if he doesn't get back to his mother. we're that a critical state. sometimes by tomorrow this puppy made his way back to its mother he could certainly die in someone's hands >> chief rodney taylor said you need exten animal care to keep the pups live. if you have any information about these two men, or the dog, cumulative police >>> pitbulls are band in prince george's county with a banned breed, the shelter would transport the dogs to a county where they
FOX
Jun 9, 2017 5:00pm EDT
ammunition. the suspects have been identified as branden figures more man of prince george's county virginia and duane nicholas taylor also of prince george. figurers mormon was the driver and has been charged with assault with intent to kill. according to a recording, paramedics believe the driver may have been under the influence of something, and noted a pipe was found in the truck. newsham had nothing but praise for the officers who were struck. >> members this elite unit that we have down at adams morgan or night life unit. this is a team of unbelievable officers who were -- they're devastated by this. this is someone in their family that was significantly injured. and his prognosis, like i said is unclear. so they're heart broken by this. >> reporter: both injured officers are four-year veterans of the force. >> reporter: typically when you have a driver of a crash who's been injured, when they're taken to the hospital, blood is drawn by investigators, so they can determine whether or not that driver may have been under the influence of something. there was a third person who
FOX
Dec 6, 2016 5:00pm EST
george's county now changing course after a council member gets busted drinking and driving. lindsay watts is working this one hey, lindsay. >>reporter: a council member is accused of driving drunk anddrun injuring people in a crash, but he wascr in a county vehicle at the time, talks payors pay for l that car. todayks that councilman was part of the vote to rethink the rule. that story up next.t. and a maryland police detective faces some serious charges tonight after the department discovers he falsified recordshf to get the job over 30 years ago. the stolen knife he allegedly it is so clear, the video of walter scott is so clear. what does it take in order foroe the community to get a win, a conviction in these acts? the outrage and frustration in souts carolina after a miss trial determined in the case of a white officer who shot an unarmed black man. the message black activists are sending to president donald trump hear how a deadlyea warehouse fire in oakland is now having some impact here in maryland, too.too. > welcome back. a story that caused some great concern in prince george's
FOX
Sep 11, 2017 5:00pm EDT
prince george county and national capital region. >> at the andrews ceremony a flyover of f 16s. the 113 air fighter wing going on full alert in the moments after the attacks. >> as much as we and frightened about the whole thing and what was happening to the world, we were wanted together, working together. >> we spoke to three members of the d.c. air national guard. tony, steve and scott were here that fateful day. >> i would like to think that when people say 9/11 never forget. i hope they never forget. [ taps ]. >> it's 9/11 again, 16 years after the one that changed course of history. at joint base andrews, bob barnard, "fox5 local news". ♪ [ taps ]. >> all right taking a live look outside on what as we know is early very much a day like this on 9/11 back in 2 2001. >> hard to believe 16 years ago today on a day like this you take a look at reagan national airport and bring in sue for up over the next day or few days from now. >> jim, sarah, i completely agree. it feels like every anniversary of 9/11 the weather is spectacular which remind us of that day. a change up on a
FOX
Aug 3, 2017 5:00pm EDT
the prince george's county courthouse where they filed in a civil lawsuit. they claim the sexual misconduct was carried out during medical exams by the anesthesiologist and pain management doctor at keiser offices in largo and kensington, maryland. they claim it happened between 2010 and 2014. listen to the attorney now. >> during that time, dr. williams sexually assaulted at least a dozen women that we know of. and some patients who we don't know of. the dozen women who we know of were courageous enough to step forward. those who we fear multiple dozens more we suspect unfortunately did not have the courage to step forward who are stigma that comes from these kinds of crimes. >> reporter: all right here's a statement we got from keiser not long ago it says in part in this case we terminated the physician and reported him to the physician licensing board in maryland, virginia and the district of columbia. we also have reached out to each person who has raised allegations against dr. williams and sought to address their concerns. we should point out tonight once again that no char
FOX
Jan 13, 2016 5:00pm EST
fox pictures. this is breaking news right now out of prince george's county. these are sky fox pictures of rescue crews on the scene of this car into a pond. the car almost fully submerged. this is a pond in the 7200 block of galavan street in lanham. it's unknown if anyone is inside of that car. the crews have been close some time surveying the land and the water around there. and you can see other personnel on the land. they have been there for some time. we're not quite sure when this car went into the water. but we do have obviously skyfox overhead watching this situation. we will continue to monitor this and do stay with fox 5. we'll bring you the latest as the breaking news develops and as we learn more details. >> let's head outside right now as we talk about the weather. it's been a chilly one, no doubt about that. this is the payoff of what we had to go through today that brilliant sunset. >> it is gorgeous out there. loving the sunshine. and it's getting lighter and lighter. >> it is absolutely gorgeous and i've got to tell you a secret, laura and jim. i can no longer
FOX
Jan 25, 2017 5:00pm EST
this area, talking about the district, prince george's county, montgomery county, even the city of baltimore, all sanctuary areas. i want to show you a tweet, though, that i discovered today. this came from the budget director here in the district of columbia. and it got my attention it, says the district received over 1 billion per year in federal grants, everything from senior nutrition to refugee resettlement, anarch grants. we asked the mayor about the pain this executive order could cause here in the district. >> we want to be able to go, look at anything that is coming out of the executive we want to know what the congress would have to say about it t and i would need an opportunity to examine its impact across all of my agencies. >> reporter: so we're still waiting on the mayor for a comment. we did from prince george's county executive, baker, he was asked about this today. he said we believe the county following the law. we are going to honor that. so we're not changing, we're not afraid of what the president said that he was going to withhold because we think we're doing
FOX
Sep 6, 2016 5:00pm EDT
when the prince george's county firei department got a 911 call saying that there was a shed fire. but when firefighters arriveds they realized they had a much, a larger fire than just a shed fire and they called in a second alarm. let's show you now some video that we shot earlier today from sky fox. mark brady with prince george's county fire and ems says a second alarm was sounded when firefighters first arrived andvd discovered they weringing whying to have some trouble getting water on the fire. the fire hydr space fairly far apart and brady says multiple engines had to hook up to lines in order to get water to the ladder truck andck other engines.nes. inside the building there were petroleum products and tools and all terrain vehicle also. however, brady says firefighterr were quickly made aware of the fuel and it never exploded.d. the cause is now under investigation and comes just seven daze after multiple employees with the usda received anonymous threats to facilities in five states, including here at the agricultural research center. a spokesman for the usda says the fa
FOX
Jul 28, 2017 5:00pm EDT
warnings for the district. parts of prince george's county county, northern half until 6:45 and alexandria, the video we just showed you from earlier, you and falls church under a flasfl 6:15 and this will come and go you. aerial flooding warning for montgomery county rockville, area that is saw an incredible amount of rain, gaithersburg several inches within an hour earlier. so an aerial warning meaning you can see flooded roadways, ponding, just about anywhere across the county. here's what we got so far, estimator off of rainfall anywhere between two to four inches inside and around the district into montgomery county and that extends up towards anne arundel county and southern maryland. see what i mean? no one will be spared. we'll see another one to two inches overnight. flash flood watch watch goes until 2.p.m. saturday. if your planning on being outside, i caution you not to be on the roads as much as you can, because we'll continue to see the flooding and flash flooding concerns with temperatures in the 70's. that is the big story as we go into tonight. it gets a little
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Sep 22, 2017 5:00pm EDT
, tisha lewis fox 5 local news. >>> is. >>> prince george's county are investigating a patient at a nursing home that she was sexual assaulted by staff member >> the 83-year-old tells police in the middle of the night while she was in bed. paul wagner is live in forrestvil w story. >> reporter: prince george's county police say they've come out here twice since last sunday. both incidents involving staffers changing the depends diapers of patients that are here at this facility. now, prince george's county police say the first incident did not rise to the level of a criminal investigation, however, the second one did. victim said this happened monday into tuesday, but the police didn't find out about it till last night and they've been investigating ever since. the woman making the allegation told her nephew the sexual assault took place some time in the middle of the night monday and tuesday. when a male nurse came in to change her depends diaper. she told her nephew she tried to report the allegation but nothing was done. that's when he said he called the police. and they immediat
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Dec 30, 2016 5:00pm EST
we've obtained, one of the victims' other children on to join the prince george's county sheriff's office and recently ended up reconnecting with a witness to the murder. that witness revealing that oliver was on scene leaving the house after the fatal shooting and the final case involves the arrest of a mother from northeast dc. she's accused of murdering her one-month old son. the baby died back in july. investigators say from head and neck trauma. this case was only recently ruled aly homicide. the baby's mother is 26-year-old tina conley arrested tuesday in philadelphia and is facing a first-degree murder murder charge. fox 5 local news. >>> can something be done to stop the repeat offenders and make sure orders are followed? those are questions being raised following the murder of tricia mccauley. duane johnson was arr he sexual assaulted her and killed her on christmas day. johnson had been arrested numerous times in the last year. days before the murder failed to show up for a tracking device he was ordered to wear. one problem has to do with the way they're handed. kevin do
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Jun 30, 2017 5:00pm EDT
, the prince george's county police have issued a warning to all illegal dirt bike and atv riders, stay off the streets or else. the riders are putting themselves and other people in danger and today, released photographs of some of these riders trying to identify. fox 5 paul wagner joins us live from national harbor tonight with more on the story. paul? >> reporter: sarah and lauren, the police in this area have been trying handle on this problem. they will not chase the atvs and dirt bike, it's far too dangerous, they've been trying to come up with tactic, been using helicopters, trying to coral them in places. now, they've come up with new tactic. very good quality digital photographs. a pack of illegal riders swarm the streets of national harbor. driving their two and four-wheelers against traffic, popping wheelies and whizzing down sidewalks with seemingly no regard for people in their way >> various community events we're getting a lot of feedback. the citizens do not want this in prince george's county. they reiterate time and time again we worked hard to bring this county
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Jun 22, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. >> and you saw it first here on fox5. allegations of fraud and corruption in prince george's county schools. lindsey watts is following up tonight. >> ♪ >> sarah, for the first time the prince george's county school ceo is going to be speaking publically about allegations of grade fixing and other fraud to boost the graduation rate. he is going to be face to face with the board members who have accused him of corruption. more from this meeting in upper marlboro when we come back. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ ♪ ♪ >> ♪ >> now to an update on a story you saw first here on fox5. and that we continue to stay on top of. prince george's county school board members claim they have evidence that that hundreds of students graduated without meeting state requirements. >> now fox5 is digging deeper into that report. lindsey watts first broke the story. she has the latest on this developing situation. lindsey. >> reporter: jim and sarah a-the school board members and school ceo dr. kevin maxwell are about to meet here in executive session, so maxwell is going to be face to face with those board memb
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Feb 10, 2016 5:00pm EST
exclusive, more fallout from that volunteer in prince george's county who was charged with filming children committing sex acts. the principal of the school where the suspect was volunteering administrative leave and she's being sued. megan dice sat down with an exclusive interview. this is such a disturbing story. >> reporter: it's just unfolding by the minute. the child's guardian of a nine-year-old filed a lawsuit that alleges that michele williams, the principal, quote, took no action despite knowing that there were concerns being raised by parents and teachers. now the school administration tells me that the principal has not been put on administrative leave. she has not been terminated. she is on paid administrative leave for the time being. the vice principal now the acting principal. the victims and their families still in the healing process. we spoke with one of the victim's mothers exclusively today whose child was in the gospel choir. she said she started bringing deonte to church wither h. she is speechless and angry. take a listen. >> i was -- i don't know -- i was down, i was
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Mar 22, 2017 5:00pm EDT
minors are this: take a look. montgomery county, 556, prince georges county, 732, anne arundel, 114. dc, 201. fairfax county comes in at 671 student. prince william county, 251 arlington county 97. now, what we do not know, what we cannot tell you how many of those unaccompanied minors are end rolled in public school. we reached out to montgomery county schools today for their latest number. they've not yet given us response. but to groups like fair who you just heard from, the idea unorthodox children ending up in community schools is troubling, not because of the numbers, because of the very little for example, complicating all of this, ages, the two suspect in rockville case are 17 and 18 years old. but, expert will point out, because undocumented student come into the country, with no paperwork at all, oftentimes, us immigration officials have little or no ability to obtain real records orbiter certificates indicating what individuals age actually is. >> these guys came in, made the calculated decision to make bee line, why, because that's the place that offers the most benefits to
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Jan 5, 2017 5:00pm EST
members of the prince george's e county liquor board.county >> but the biggest part of theaf story is yet to come. com prosecutors expect to chargeha at least two elected fishes insi connection to the scandal. fox5's matt auckland is liveland at the federal i courthouse ino greenbelt with more.wi mor hey, matt. >> reporter: hey, marina,a, yeah we don't know at this point who those electedle officials r the reason why thehe u.s. attorney today said that st he won't release those details i until these people arepl charged. but as you were saying, fouringu people have been arrested. aes officials came here to theme her federal courthouse inus greenbelt and laid out the plan. federal and local officials offs walked out of federal court to announce a bribery scheme they e say was abt for votes.ot >> our goal is to put fear fea into the criminals who are out there committing corruption.g cr we want them to be worriedbe w that we're in theth we' neighborhood. >> reporter: all over princepr george's county federal andder a local officials carried out card raids at two liquor stores, a salvage yar
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Mar 21, 2016 5:00pm EDT
campus of george masonason university.unersity three students are under arrestt after a drug and explosivesxploe investigation on campus. raul at the university and courv documents say they found what'sw describe as materials used too manufacture fire bombs and explosive devices. tom fitzgerald is live tonight t at george mason with thoseh thoe details. tom? >> reporter: jim, we want towe tell you right off the tophe police tell thus there is ats this time no immediate threatiat here on the campus.s. that this evidence has beenn taken into custody.us all of this was spelled out in chilling detail in thisn essential warrant that was filel earlier last week at fairfaxax county courthouse.us in it it details how officersers searched a dorm room here ater george mason and found what they located then in the opinion ofni fairfax county police bomb squad were materials used to make a fire bomb.om now, in these court documents ws learned that officers fromffices george mason university police department raided room 105 thatt is in the jefferson halll dormatory on wednesday night at abou
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Sep 5, 2017 5:00pm EDT
1997 a man named george imac rats i was charged after country that he was here representing, georgia waived his diplomatic immunity. he was charged with a crime. he was tried and convicted and was sentenced to seven years in prison. we're live outside the british international school, paul wagner, fox5 local news. >> the story you heard first from fox5. the district is set to get a brand new hospital on the site on the cam bus of saint elite beth's. p $300,000 has been set aside. matt ackland is live from st. elizabeths with more on that. >>reporter: this is the place that has been selected. there was a major site survey going on and st. the plais. for years now people have said this is the best place for it. there's a lot of land behind me, many, many acres. it's also really close to people who could use a medical center. today i was told this center can't come quick enough, the reason yrks umc and the problems they're having there. fox5 was the first to tell you how kc's health department suspended umc 's license to conduct object settic care. one mother telling fox5 her care befor
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Jan 13, 2017 5:00pm EST
possibly be the same case here. we're just not absolutely clear. prince george's county police again confirming one bullet did go in a classroom. now we have confirmation from the school system that there were people in that classroom, a student and a teacher. the bullet lodged into the ceiling. we're told that after the bullet crashed into the classroom, the student and the teacher ran out. they're doing ok tonight. one other note. the two suspects police are looking for are not yet in live in suitland, paul wagner fox 5 local news >>> developing tonight, dc police released new pictures of a man wanted for murder. let's take a look, 34-year-old elliot stark, accused of stabbing and killing 40-year-old anita pratt in november. there's currently a $25,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. if you know something polices wants to hear from you. >>> take a good look at this, dc need your help identifying a person of interest who assaulted and tried to rob a man in september. the incident happened on the 1300 block of good hope road southeast. police say the suspect pulled a
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Jul 19, 2017 5:00pm EDT
take this piece of americana, the author democratic councilman george leventhal said he has come to believe that animal don't want to perform and it is inhuman >> circuses can be popular and successful utilizing humans. humans have informed concert. they know what they're doing. an animal cannot consent. >> reporter: turns out includes wild animals in exhibit shows for entertainment purpose that is collect fees, this would include cam else, elephants, bears, primates wildcats, croc dials, snakes. obviously it would affect circuses including circuses like the lewis and clark circus, which you might remember wound up in the news a couple of days ago was one of its cam else bite one of its handlers. councilman leventhal said he got a lot of support. when we went out and told people about this in montgomery county today, they were not exactly breaking out the popcorn you could say. people told us, animals are the circus and without animals, well, it's not really a circus at all. >> the animals i've been taking care of and trained properly, then no, there's no reason for them to be banne
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Aug 23, 2016 5:00pm EDT
-land. >> i know. love to live there. >> me too. students in prince george's county headed back to school this morning. >> not without lots of talk from parents about the recent scandels within the districtment what school officials say have been implemented to keep kids safe from sexual preditors. plus what's happening with the head start program. >> well, here is something every kid wants to here. no homework, well, that's exactly what one teach is her saying this year. so is this a good or a bad idea? we're going to be weighing in with the pros and cons next. >> the kids are celebrating that. facebook out with a new app trying to would teens, parent don't like it, the reason why still to come when fox5 at 5:00 returns. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> a letter recently sent out to par friends second grade teacher in texas and new homework policy quickly went viral after posted to social media. >> so many people talking about this one, so the letter says, quote, after much research this summer i am trying something new. homework will only consist of work that your student did not finish during t
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Aug 19, 2016 5:00pm EDT
the water here in this hospital is safe. live in prince george's county, paul wagner, fox5 local news. >> new tonight, a 911 call from a killer. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> calm down. calm down. >> not breathing? >> no, ma'am. >> we just got that tape. dc man calling for help after he shook his girlfriends' baby so violently the six month olds later died. that was in january, prince georges county, then this week kareem bryant took a plea deet. lindsay watts has more from that 911 call and the shocking statement from the baby's mother in court. >> my name is kareem brown. i am calling for my girlfriends. >> okay. >> oh, give it mouth to mouth. >> the man on the line seems frantic. >> the baby is six months. let me do it. >> is it male or female? >> female. >> she is not awake? >> yes, she is still breathing. >> investigators say kareem bryant's concern for his girlfriend's babe. >> i yes, i think she caught a seizure. >> oh, you think she had a seizure? >> his confusion about what happened is all an act. violent past offender high on synthetic marijuana when he shook the child
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May 9, 2016 5:00pm EDT
response to foxx 5 this morning. laura. >> thanks. see you up here in a second. prince george's county a lanham man is under arrest okay caused of murdering his owning father. the suspect 42 year old monday tea anthony police were called to his home that he shares withs his father on green field drive saturday night. they say anthony attacked his dad with a baseball bat during an argument. police found the victim suffering from trauma to the body and he later died at a hospital. anthony is charged with first degree murder and assault. police now identified abode found in prince william county as lopez, lopez disappeared last month. she was last seen oneen surveillance video walking into a cvs store on april 17th. 1 her body was later discussed near a ditch in lake rich park. an autopsy was completed last week said how she was killed but her death is being investigated as a homicide. so far they have no suspects inn the case. >>> up ahead in tonight's health watch heroin addicts turning to over the counter anti diarrhea medication to get high. >> never heard that before. okay. a new app m
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Feb 3, 2016 5:00pm EST
you. >> all right a. thanks, sue. and we are standing by right now to go to prince george's countye for a press g conference we've been dealing you about.ea this involves theli shooting deh yesterday of mother neshante davis and her daughter. >>6 year old neshante two year o old khloe under arrest is 25 year old daron maurice boswell-johnson. we're waiting to here a little a bit more about the evidence thah brought them to this. so let's go live now and listen in.in. >> 65 hundred block of pennsylvania avenue in forestville. prince george's county policee' officers arresteds him yesterdy in neighboring montgomery, malem at this point, wone believe that the father had gone to confront miss davis at her home about child support issues involving khloe. interim chief and states st attorney are going to elaborate on the problem with domestic dom violence and what we are doingig together to try our best to prevent future tragedies like this. chief. >> thank you. i want to begin by again expressing my sympathy to the family of neshante and khloe. and while this resolves it thiss is not a h
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Sep 8, 2017 5:00pm EDT
prosecutors in prince george's county are telling fox 5. >> four months later, many remain unidentified. christopher spikes is facing federal and state charges. paul wagner live in upper put a marlboro with more on this story. what can you tell us? >> reporter:. >> reporter: this investigation could rival that case of the car way, he is the former volunteer teacher's aide here in prince george's county who was convicted of having sex with young boys, many of them school age, elementary school he has been sensed to a long prison term. earlier, outside the courthouse in upper marlboro, the state's attorney angel a will alsobrooks came out to say that there were several dozen victims, they have so far been unable to identify in this case, listen to the state's attorney. >>> mr. spieth had contact with children, traveling basketball coach. he had contact with children and we come to understand he inc violated children to his home and they stayed with him during the course of the time they were traveling during with the team. that he also had an opportunity to be alone with in of some of the
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Apr 8, 2016 5:00pm EDT
are being pulled from service. >>> up ahead, a dozen adult entertainment clubs in prince george's county ordered to shut doors tonight. >> city officials uncovered which caused mandatory close down. >>> accomplish known as man inmn the hat has been arrested. we'll have the breaking details tonight. >> an app that logs mutualutua consent to sex in less than 25 5 second partners can pull out a smart phone and flash through a series of one touch agreements. we'll tell you more about that.. >>> we got winter weather coming our way this c weekend. w it just doesn't want to leave. we're going to let you know whao to expect. we'll be back after the the break. wall street. the nra. they're powerful. they usually get their way. but not with democrat donna edwards. she won't take cash from wall street banks. and when washington insiders wrote a loophole to let the nra spend dark money to kill gun safety laws, donna edwards said 'no' she's fighting to ban assault weapons and putting the safety of our communities first. because to democrat donna edwards, the special interests aren't special.
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Jun 9, 2016 5:00pm EDT
off ward seven and parts of prince george's county can for 16 days in that area. officials urging people who use those areas of metro track to try and seek alternate means of transportation even though they say they will do their best to provide bridge busses to get people where they need to go. live at metro headquarters, tom fitzgerald fox 5 local news. >>> prince george's county brace yourself, you're next on the list to feel the impact of metro safetrack program. county officials unveiled their plan to minimize the issues riders may face, to street teams passed out information to riders at new carol metro station starting to june 18th eastern market to benning road will be completely shut down. the blue, other than and silver lines will be impacted by this to eliminate travel headaches, the county is providing for riders like marked trains shuttle busses and weekday busses. >> there will be a length of time we're going to be dealing with this, we're going oh to make the best decision within our confine, everything is within a budget. we're going to make the adjustments we need
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Jul 11, 2017 5:00pm EDT
in prince george's county. >> how the police chief is ramming up officers schedules to combat the growing problem of >> my mom, she would go to the ends of the earth for my sister dalilia and my little brother peter and for me. >> then thousands attend the funeral after slain nypd officer killed in a act of violence, how she is being remembered tonight by her three children she left behind. >> meantime, uber drivers working some long hours out there. there was new safety concerns about those who work for the ride hailing company. but as we head to break, it is all-star game tuesday. you can watch it tonight right here at 8:00 at fox5. this is live look at marilyn's park in miami. and i like that, i like the work they did on the lawn out there. nice, nice work on the turf. they're getting ready, we're getting you ready, as well, three that the in the starting line up, around earn, scherzer, pitching as well. check it out. we're back after. >> this you're watching fox5 news at 5:00. >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ >> it is hot and muggy, we didn't quite
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Mar 10, 2016 5:00pm EST
county.nt another happening in nearbyn neb prince georges county. fox5's alexandra limon alive a in ' where one of those robberies happened. hpened. alex. alex >> reporter: guys, that'sor riteght, montgomery county m policone say that bold bank robber works fast robbingob three banks in just 15 minutes1n but it turns out he may notay have been fast enough becauseau now sources tell me prince mpr georges county police have arrested that suspect. s now, we're still waiting for official confirmation from that department as far asenas fr where and when that arrest happened.happ and also whether a fou robbery that happened in new carrolton was also connected cne to the three that happened happe here in montgomery county. cnt now, here is what we know soso far. this all started aroundro 11:20's this morning.is police say the sun trust bankrun on connecticut avenue in chevy n chase was robbed. then nine minutes later lat capitol one bank was robbed, ro, this one also on connecticuticut avenue further north in chevyn c chase. then at 11:35 the bb and t bank in the wheaton kensingtoneo area
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Jun 2, 2016 5:00pm EDT
many people have been talking about. prince george's county police have charged therg rider, 26-year-old pierre sterling barber and the person takingnd the video recording,ecordi 25-year-old michael wayne. roan. >> if you refuse to this behavior previously justy j stop if that you're going tof do it this weekend justhteekendt understand that you may y conduct this behavior thisth weekend but the public has hadcs enough and tuesday or or wednesday or thursday of next week, we're going to choose the time come to your work, ccome to your home where we're going arrest and charge you for these instances. >> reporter: both men areor facing multiple charges including negligent driving and other traffic violations.afl we also found barber on thearr maryland sex offender registry r connected to a pass conviction. >> if we can we'll destroye'll d those bikes. >> reporter: this was chief lanier last april when shetet ae released over 200 pictures ofre riders she wanted toto identified.fi lanier told us today 62 off them have been i.d.'d.n i.d.' >> i have to say hats off to parents, family
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May 31, 2017 5:00pm EDT
minutes, prince george's county you're next, there is lightening there, however, definitely the heavier part of storm is north of dc, moving to the top side to have the beltway. this cannot be fun for anyone who's on the beltway right now, i'm seeing a lot of lightening and flagging some hail from rockville all the way down towards bethesda and more eastern sections of montgomery county and probably northern parts of the district, bethesda you're getting heavy rain and lightening, mclean virginia that will be northern dc takoma park within the next couple of minutes. it's still a pretty strong storm with history of producing hail, this moves quickly but very light hail indicated in the storm, actually the heaviest is up over reston ashburn, sterling, places in virginia. that's where the warning was issued. this hasn't been an incredibly strong line of severe thunderstorms but it had juice as it crosses 95 and as soon as this moves away, it is out ahead of of a cold front. we should clear out. the actual front is across western is sections of pennsylvania and west virginia, that will mov
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Jun 5, 2017 5:00pm EDT
, though, spotty showers left through prince george country moving out quickly to anne arrundel count country and as i putry radar in motion that's onious there's drying out. there's more as we look to the south and west across western north carolina and western virginia. that's breaking up. you can see the pattern quickly and heavier rain toward the norfolk area. in is near north carolina as it pulls out and skies clearing. we have a cold front up norm. you see it visible in the satellite picture. maybe you can't. i would be happy to in out. there's a spin -- and what that means we're a little unsettled and cooler and we'll have minimum of clouds and sun over the next few days. spotty showers only. tonight not looking as wet as today. we hit 77 he earlier today and traveled to binghamton 60. kind ever cool for june. 66 in new york site and boston 64. once you get away from wh whirling system system over the north west, it's call of two surprises we fizzling finish as we see temperatures finish up by the time we get to go. your evening planner taking showers out of the forecast after
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Jul 12, 2017 5:00pm EDT
consequences for citizens do not want this in prince george's county. they know they can't be pursued and so you have created a space where mayhem happens. >> we never want to be engaged in a pursuit or that. we will not meet their behavior with our own bad behavior. what will stop this behavior is if people know that when they get caught, they will get punished for i >> it is a recurring problem here in the area, but now, there has been a bust in arlington. a northern virginia police department nabbed a man. the arrest is the first of its kind this year >> tisha lewis is live in arlington tonight with the story that tell us what exactly happened there. tisha? >> reporter: hi there, jim, sarah, you know what? this story is a warning for folks think about riding atvs or dirt bikes illegally. don't mess with arlington. a dc man is facing more than a decade behind bars after he was apparently riding his atv just two blocks away from where we're standing here at the police station, we're told he was in a group riding an atv a bike on these streets. police were able to nab him after he dro
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