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Feb 19, 2011 11:00pm EST
starts right now. >> fires have swept through parts of montgomery, frowrnlings and prince george's county. homes were evacuated and owners did what little they could to save their property. at least one man lost his business. >>> fire kept firefighters on the run all day in prince george's county. the fear that it could reignite is a big concern. flames carried embers across the street burning at least 20 struck tours. crews plan on staying on the scene as long as there are embers burning. >> all fires under control in prince william county. water pressure dropped as crews tapped into hydrants for hours to battle blazes. a man has been charged with starting the smoky scene in dale city. investigators say he left rest view of a trash fire that quickly burned 25 ikeers of land. >> it could be up to a week to put out a fire they shenandoah national forest. crews as far as away as arkansas are coming to help knock down the flames. >>> winds were strong enough to knock down, this the national christmas tree. the colorado spruce was no match for the windy weather. officials say it's a go
FOX
Nov 14, 2010 11:00pm EST
. >>> the news edge on maryland now where prince george's county executive jack johnson is expected to head back to work tomorrow, just 48 hours after his arrest by federal agents. right now he's charged with felony witness and evidence tampering in an ongoing federal corruption investigation. tonight incoming executive rushern baker is not commenting on his predecessor, but baker's team says they're not concerned about the transition. >> here in prince george's county we do still have a government. there are over 5,000 employees here that will continue to do the people's here in prince george's county. so life will go on. >> the judge's home detention order says jack johnson is allowed to go to work and is approved for doctors' visits. he and his wife surrendered their passports. >>> one person dead, another in serious condition after a crash in bethesda just before 2:00 this morning on jones bridge road near the naval medical center. the driver lost control and hit another car head on. officers are asking for your help if you witnessed the crash. >>> president obama back in washingto
FOX
Nov 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
and what's next for prince george's county. john henr ahan reports. >> reporter: things were very quiet in the mitchellville home in jack and leslie johnson, both accused of felonies with alleged bribes from developers for the still fast growing prince george's it county. one unidentified visitor left the johnson's home in the late morning hours. the friday arrests of the county executive and his wife are still re verb rating through maryland's second most pop allows county. >> i thought he had done a pretty good job as a county executive. so i'm just in shock and i think most people are. >> being a lifelong prince georgean, i'm just, i'm just shocked. i just can't believe it happened. and i'm -- and i'm mad. i'm mad. because when you put your trust in people, you know, it's just -- i just -- i'm speechless, let's just put it that way. >> jack johnson's second term as county executive is scheduled to end in just over three weeks. some county residents believe he should resign now. >> i mean, he embarrassed himself, his family, his wife. he even got his wife involved. >> so should
FOX
Aug 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
governor george allen was among those who turned out for the vigil. he expressed his outrage at the shooting. >> what happened in wisconsin is a terrible tragedy. my wife susan and i and all americans deplore what happened with those despicable acts. >> the youth are the ones that got together and started this all. the fact that our community, sikhs and nonsikhs have come out. >> the temple doors opened again at the temple in wisconsin. it was the first prayer service since last week's deadly shooting. >>> another mass shooting tragedy is prompting a wisconsin group to change their fund raising plans, after helping victims of the colorado theater shootings, they are raising funds for the sikh temple shootings. erica williams has the story. >> reporter: deeply affected by sunday's seek temple shooting, kelsey and zack immediately took action. >> have people donate money andity up around here to help the people in oak creek. >> reporter: the pair cofounded ordinary heros, an organization aimed at promoting selflessness. >> ordinary hero's foundation is basically a way to help citizens
FOX
Mar 5, 2011 11:00pm EST
a deadly hit-and-run in prince georges county. the driver of the pickup truck hit the victim on pennsylvania avenue just before 10:00 last night. police say the driver was changing lanes and the victim was wearing dark clothing. the driver kept going, though, but troopers stopped him a few miles down the road. the victim has been identified as 23-year-old derek harvey. >> police are looking for the person who shot a 20-year-old man here in southwest. medics arrived to find henry kelly dead in the alley. police are offering, as they always do, a reward up to $25,000 for information that leads to a conviction. >> fox 5 monitoring metro tonight expect delays if you are planning on riding this weekend. work is forcing several stations to shut down. on the orange line, minnesota avenue, landover, and new carolton are closed until monday morning and no service on the line. shuttle buses will be available. on the red line, trains will single track between friendship heights and medical center as well as between takoma and forest glenn. >>> here's a defor you, does a person's dna determ
FOX
May 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
shooter, neighborhood watch captain george zimmerman had a broken nose, bruises and bloody cuts on the back of his head. the martin lawyer says that one reason is to promote the justice for trayvon foundation. >> they want to have as a big part of the mission increased awareness against all profiling. >> reporter: yoot church's minister also addressed controversial autopsy results. >> the question is whether or not trayvon martin had marijuana in his blood. there is no question that george zimmerman had hate running through his blood. >> reporter: evidence released last week complicates the debate on both sides. report by the lead investigator says that trayvon's father insisted that the voice from the 911 tape calling for help was not his son. an unnamed man who says he is a middle eastern decent told investigators that george zimmerman bullied him at work. >> karen gray houston, thank you. >>> developing in montgomery county tonight, police investigating the apparent murder-suicide of a couple in silver spring. the bodies of a 49-year-old man and his 39-year-old wife were found in th
FOX
Jul 25, 2010 11:00pm EDT
department, prince george's police department still had this whole area blocked off. no idea how long it's going to take for them to remove that tree:from new hampshire avenue. another thing. we told you at 10:00 tonight, you might not be able to see much here, but this is a neighborhood. the power is out in this neighborhood. there are so many neighborhoods throughout maryland and the district that have lost power. officials are asking folks, make sure you open up the windows, air out your house. keep it as cool as possible. and also, if you want to light your house inside, don't use candles. there is a big fear if you use a candle, that could maybe knock over and start a fire. officials are asking folks to be as careful as possible. back to you guys in the studio. >> matt ackland in college park. thank you. matt mentioned downed power lines. >>> look at this video. this is what happens when downed power lines come down. this happened in northeast. fox 5 came upon this scene in the 1600 block of montana avenue where the live wires landed on two parked cars. no one was hurt, but as yo
FOX
Aug 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
now without power. >>> the latest on school cancellations. there are quite a few. prince george's, anne arundel, howard, charles, and calvert county schools closed tomorrow. tomorrow is code green for prince george's county staff members and code red for anne arundel county. no decision on montgomery county schools which were scheduled to start tomorrow. that's because now 22 schools have no power. officials are waiting until 6:00 a.m. to figure out whether students will report. in d.c., 13 schools are without power and will be closed tomorrow. the rest of district schools are open. the complete list of affected schools is on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> irene may have hit prince george's county the hardest. the county executive says they're dealing with downed trees, power outages and flooding. roz prater is live tonight in upper marlboro. how does it look? >> reporter: pretty bad, will. getting into or out tomorrow will be a mess because of the flooding. this is water street, which is adjacent to the courthouse complex and one of the ways you get into upper marlboro from route
FOX
Mar 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
georges county tonight. the victims were found inside an apartment in the 6700 block of northwest drive in hyattsville around 10:30 last night. police think the shots were fired from outside and the gunmen knew the victims. all the victims were men and all expected to survive. just a short time later, another shooting in hyattsville. this time on the 2,000 block of woodberry street. the unidentified victim died. pho word no word on a suspect. >>> the family of a college student was fighting to find the killer. morgan was abducted and murdered in charlottesville. dna linked the killer to the man who kidnapped and assaulted a woman inside a giants store back in 2005. morgan's parents came to the grocery store today to warn shoppers that the killer may be in the area. >> we actually are trying to save the next family from the anguish and pain that we've had. you know, there's nothing like it. we are almost at the three year point and it doesn't get any easier. >> jill says there are 22 other unsolved crimes in the route 29 corridor and two serial attackers at work in the area. >>> thousand
FOX
Mar 6, 2010 11:00pm EST
's john henrehan got reaction at george mason university today. >> reporter: george mason university is named after the founding father who drafted the virginia declaration of rights. 234 years later the university that bears his name promises in writing to avoid discrimination on the base of race, color, religion, et cetera and sexual orientation. virginia's republican attorney general has now sent a letter to gmu and all other state universities calling for elimination of protection for gays. ken in his letter points out that virginia's colleges and universities are public institutions and subject to the control of the general assembly which he points out on numerous occasions rejected legislation protecting gays from discrimination. the attorney general's letter urges the state colleges to bring their policies in conformance with the law. >> this is a very sad day. >> reporter: daniel willy is with equality fairfax, a group that believes sexual minorities do need legal protection. >> most of us are pretty open, but that doesn't mean we don't still worry about our jobs, our livelih
FOX
Apr 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> george zimmerman may face charges in the death of martin as early as next week. the special prosecutor is expected to make a ruling on that case soon and whether to continue on. if a grand jury is recommended to indict him, they will ask for more evidence or decline to indict him. >>> prince georges county police say a two-year-old is dead following an accident involving an suv and this happened in new carolton on 85th place. the police say a child ran into the road and that is when he was hit. >> reporter: pre-- . >> preliminarily, it looked like the child was in the street. we're not sure if the vehicle ran into the child or the child ran into the vehicle. >> the little boy was later pronounced dead at the hospital and police say they don't believe that speed was a factor. >>> prince georges police are investigating a shooting on webster turn. the man was found laying on the ground suffering from a gun shot wound and he was pronounced dead at the scene. so far, no word on a motive or suspects. >>> and a manhunt in oklahoma for a gunman as they leave their homes and busines
FOX
Jun 12, 2010 11:00pm EDT
have been coming into here at the prince george's county police headquarters but tonight investigators are not saying whether it was one of those tips that helped them find this person of interest. we know they located him a couple of hours ago and right now he is being questioned. investigators are hoping he may have information that could help them find the killer. prince george's county police tell fox 5 they are located and are questioning the person of interest in the murder of maryland state trooper wesley brown. the young officer was gunned down early friday morning as he worked part-time security at the applebee's restaurant in forestville. investigators say just after midnight he escorted a customer out of the restaurant after a dispute over an unpaid bill. half an hour later as brown stepped out into the parking lot, someone shot and killed him. police say the young trooper didn't even have a chance to draw his weapon. that customer seen here in the surveillance tape is their person of interest. >> be very strong and be very courageous. >> reporter: at an emotio
FOX
Aug 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
transient section coming from george avenue across. a lot of people come in and out from here. >> no word yet on a possible motive for the attack. police are hoping anyone with information will come forward. >>> a car crash in southeast washington has left a man with burns to his body and two police officers hurt. it happened early this morning on alabama avenue here at 23rd street. police say the man was speeding when he hit two parked cars and flipped over. his car then caught on fire. the two heroic officers were hurt while they were pulling him out of the wreckage. they're expected to be okay. >>> a montgomery county police officer has been indicted on an assault charge following an arrest that left a teenager with a cut to his head. officer george saddest arrested the teen march 3rd while responding to a call about graffiti in silver spring. they found the boy's injury was caused by the off er's baton -- officer's baton. >>> metro transit police will be out in full force to make sure people on the metro will get to and from safely. we have details on what is changing. >> reporte
FOX
Apr 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
couple tennis balls that came out of the water, i guess. it was amazing. >> bartender george downy says all of the employees could do was watch. as a wall of water came at their doorstep some 300 yards from the water's edge. >> we are prepared when we expect rain. we put sandbags on the side of the building. >> water marks on the buildings here tell the story of past floods on king street. this time it reached 5 feet above flood stage. >> this is the first time in two years that we have seen flooding like this come up king street. >> this is what it looked like at the height of the storm in nearby gainesville. repeated torrential downpours, strong wind, and dark ominous skies. the city of alexandria gave out sandbags to local merchants, but that couldn't hold back all the water, forcing kids on prom night and other visitors to change their plans. >> we were down in mount vernon and we came up here to eat and we were going to go to one of the places down here and we couldn't get to that, so we had to pick an alternate dining spot and are just down really enjoying it. >> in alexandri
FOX
Feb 12, 2011 11:00pm EST
. second half, all the way for the dunk and had 13. george mason defeats jmu, 80-68 for the 11 straight wins. >>> maryland and gary williams looking to avenge an earlier loss to boston college. late in the first half, shape moseley with the reverse lay-in to give maryland a 3-point lead. watch in this, a desperation and that almost goes in and trust me, jackson didn't miss much. the final minute, pulled up one of the four 3-pointers, a career high 39 points and maryland falls to boston college, 76-72. >>> and tomorrow night, the wizards will be in cleveland hoping to end the 25-game road losing streak. first things first, they had to try to end a 10-game losing skid to the spurs. the wizards going streak. the wiz down 8. blatch tries to drive. turns it over, parker the other way and two of the 18 points. the spurs up by 10 and that is getting worse. the second quarter, did almost with the steal and winds up in the front row and george hill, takes advantage and goes the distance. the spurs led by as many as 41 and cruise past the wizards, 118-94. >>> this afternoon, the caps hosting the
FOX
May 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
friends were thrown from an suv in king george county, students at king george high school are morning the loss of a beloved classmate. >> he's a a super, super, super kid. and he's going to be missed. tonight, hopefully, will help the healing process. but it's still going to be hard because a lot of us was very close to him. >> tomorrow grief counselors will be made available to students. investigators say none of the teens in the crash was washg a seatbelt. -- swearing a seatbelt. it's likely the driver was speeding when the suv left the road and hit a tree. >>> the pakistani taliban was behind the bombing in times square. there is a clear link between faisal shahzad and the terror organization. >> reporter: faisal shahzad said he was trained by the pakistani taliban and top obama administration officials confirm they believe him. according to attorney general eric holder and john brennan, shahzad was not only not serrated by the pakistani taliban when he tried to set off a bomb in times square he was trained by the group's commanders. >> do we believe he was trained by the p
FOX
Mar 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >>> >>> another big story, the tragic death of trayvon martin. he was fatally shot by george zimmerman in florida last month. tonight, the attorneys for both families and zimmerman are offering different perspectives. they said federal and local officials are committed to making sure that justice is served and that charges of a hate crime would be a challenge. meanwhile, zimmerman's attorney believes that florida's stand your ground law will apply to the client's case and that zimmerman has been unfairly portrayed as a racist. >> and people across the country rallied for trayvon today and gathered wearing hoods and holding bags of candies color -- similar to the kind he was carrying when he was killed. protests will continue as long as they feel there is injustice and that is not address. >> no american, no human being should be treated in such a way. >> it's up to us to take a stand. we have to make sure this is heard around the world! >> news spread on social media. the crowd was so large, the traffic on pennsylvania avenue was closed most of the afternoon. >>> this is in c
FOX
Sep 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
are not as well off as we were before george bush brought us the bush job losses, the bush recession, the bush deficits. >> people want to know about the first term, very simple. general motors is alive and well and osama bin laden is not and that's what got done. >> reporter: democrats are trying to build a huge ground game in the critical swing state of north carolina. the idea is to engage tar heel voters by having many events open to the public. los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa is the convention chairman. >> wove got the most comprehensive and deep -- we've got the most comprehensive and deep ground effort we've ever seen. in fact, this convention is not only going to be the most diverse, op and accessible, it's also -- open and accessible, it's also going to be a working convention. >> reporter: expect speakers to hit also on the president's foreign policy. >> the president has gotten us out of iraq. we're getting out of afghanistan. we've got free trade agreements in latin america. wpresident that brilliantly dealt with the situation in libya. i think what this president
FOX
Apr 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
allegedly shot and killed trayvon martin. george zimmerman claims it was in self-defense. >> mr. zimmerman needs to be arrested and charged and an investigation needs to be complete and nor row. all the facts need -- thorough. all the facts need to be brought up and a trial needs to take place of. >> reporter: many who came to remember trayvon in alexandria are also concerned about other young people who might encounter the same danger. >> personally is has affected me because of my dedication to the youth. >> it is a reflection of the rest of our country when something like this can happen and we must be looking out frothiness tent and for others like it. >> -- for this incident and for others like it. >> my heart is grieving for this family and it's a situation where they're not at peace. they're not at peace because their child has been killed or murdered, if you will, and they don't know the story. >> it is important to point out that george zimmerman has not been charged with a crime. although the commonwealth of virginia does not have a stand your ground law like florida does, mayor
FOX
Feb 27, 2011 11:00pm EST
critically hurt after a shooting in prince george's county. police found him lying in the hallway of a building in the 7400 block of 18th avenue in hyattsville. no word on why the shooting happened or who might have pulled the trigger. if you know anything prince george's county police would like to hear from you j. an apartment fire in d.c. has left several people homeless. that fire broke out on o street in southwest yesterday. investigators believe a motor in the refrigerator of one of the apartments started the fire. smoke alarms did go off, and luckily no one was hurt. damage is estimated at $75,000. >>> new tonight at 11:00, who would want to rob someone at a church? well, a georgia woman is recovering tonight after someone attacked her on saturday. she walked into the church's off, robbed the woman, then, according to police, sexually assaulted her. she was taken to the hospital to be checked out. the church's members, as you can imagine, are stunned. >> we just believe that we will come together to support each other and pray for god to bring healing and a miracle. >> church me
FOX
Feb 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >>> strong emotions in charlottesville tonight on the eve of george huguely's murder trial. the uva lacrosse player is accused of killing his ex-girl friend. george huguely is facing first degree murder and several other charges in the death of 22-year- old yeardley love. she died of head injuries in may, 2010. police say huguely told investigators he kicked in love's bedroom door and shook her causing her head to hit a wall several times. >>> maryland democratic governor martin o'malley and virginia's republican governor bob mcdonnell signing off on a number of issues on a nationally televised talk shows this morning and disagreed on many subjects ranging from the economy, religion and healthcare and the presidential race. o'malley defended the decision to require catholic charities, churches and schools to provide contraception as part of health insurance plans. mcdonnell criticized this move. >>> beer brews in maryland are looking for a change in state law to allow more restaurants and bars to sell restaurant in refillable containers. right now only beer pubs that make their own
FOX
Jan 23, 2012 12:00am EST
montgomery and prince george's county the state of maryland is deploying more than 300 trucks. workers who will stay on the roads all night and through the morning. drivers are hoping that's enough to get them to their destinations safely. >> you always see trucks on the side of the roads. the roads are always clear by the time i wake up. reporter: you hope the same will be tomorrow. >> yeah, i hope so. reporter: in silver spring i'm roz plater, fox 5 news. >>> and metro is extending its morning services to accommodate the weather delays. it can operate a looker morning rush hour service. both metrorail and metrobus services will make additional trips during the late morning hours. >>> students and fans holding a vigil in state college, pennsylvania, tonight honoring the late joe paterno. >> the legendary paterno passed away from lung cancer this morning. he was the most successful college football coach in history. penn state is now uniting to pay tribute. >> he was one of the molders of men and for all those years that's what he tried to do. reporter: derek cloud over happy valley wi
FOX
Aug 21, 2009 11:00pm EDT
own star on the door. the jonas brothers have dressed in here. the -- i would imagine george strait, paul mccartney. >> troy: i was told sir mccartney. >> joe: now "p" to the "o," pam oliver. yeah. finally. we may never get her to leave. now we have to go back to reality. >> troy: where are we at next week, tampa? jeff had better come up with something special. >> joe: that's a great stadium as well. >> troy: sure is. >> joe: i don't know that pam has been afforded her own dressing room. >> troy: you know, you think about it, there are some great stadiums around this league right now. all the new stadiums within the last five to ten years, it's pretty nice. out there in california, they could do some improvement on some of those. i don't think that's going to happen any time soon. >> joe: it brings up the bigger point, with the economy and the changes now, you wonder how many new stadiums are going to pop up over the next few years. this could be one of them. they're actually putting the finishing touches on there. you also wonder who else is going to fight that big of a piece of pi
FOX
Jul 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
prince georges county where there is another shooting. the latest is a fatal shooting in langley park. police say it happened after 6:40 tonight on the 1400 block of kenny wau street. they say a man was found dead in the hall wait of the building in this apartment complex. investigators say he may have been shot inside an apartment but made it as far as the hallway after the shooting and police say their investigation is just starting. >> reporter: right now, there is no suspect information and there are a lot of people out and they hope if you so something, give it a call and they will resign at 1-866-411- tips. >> investigators are hopeful witnesses will come forward with more information. the victim's name has not been released. >>> and what started as a vigil ended in a 25 by shooting. a group of young men were out friday night around dark in the park lighting candles and drinking in him river of a friend who had died of cancer. they say a little after 930time, a man was getting out of the car near the park when another car drove by and gun fire erupted. the man getting out of the
FOX
Jul 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
., montgomery and prince george's county. >> reporter: charlie byrne was at home with his 7-month-old son -- charlie birch was at home with his 7-month-old son who jonae boozer stopped off and asked for bo. birch says when he went to get her some food -- asked for food. birch says when he went to get a cigarette, she took off with his son. charles birch is living a nightmare. he says jonae boozer walked away with his 7-month-old son friday and disappeared without a trace. >> i'm scared. people say expect for the worst. i don't want to expect that. she stole my son. what's her motive? >> reporter: barbara streeter says she was just with her little cousin ki'yauhn and his mother whitney mcgee at a july 4th picnic. she says mcgee and other relatives spent the day hanging up flyers with ki'yauhn's picture on them praying and crying. >> most of the conversation she was just crying. she just kept saying cousin barb, i just need to find my baby. i don't know what to do, where to go. >> reporter: baltimore police alerted d.c., prince george's and montgomery county police to be on the lookout
FOX
Mar 3, 2012 11:00pm EST
-old gets his shot. plus, george mason's fate decided on a last second play. and how much is too much when it comes to trading up for robert griffin iii. dave and wisdom martin tackled that. game one in the books. we have all the hits. >> all right, that does it for us. fox 5 always on. keep it right here. sports xtra 2 minutes away. we'll see you next time. bye bye.  >>> welcome to the washington area nissan dealer's sports xtra. >> thank you for joining us tonight. i'm lindsey murphy. coming up, the three george's are in action. plus, andre returns for the wizards, does he leave his mark? first, to spring training we go. the nationals held their opener against the houston astros. finally a chance to see bryce harper and he did well. one for three with a single off. edwin jackson made his debut, throwing two scoreless innings. on the right, beginning his first full season as their nationals skipper. the astros, chris johnson, lifting the pitch to the deepest part of the park. at least 410 feet out there in center field. the two-run bomb gives houston the l
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May 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
accused killer remains in jail without bond. >>> a george washington university student has died after falling from a dormitory window. university president steven knapp announced taylor hubbard's death during today's commencement. the sophomore fell out of the window at guthridge hall around 4:00 saturday morning. he was taken to george washington university hospital where he died. there is no word on what caused him to fall. d.c. and campus police are investigating. >>> more travel disruptions from volcanic ash drifting from iceland. london's heathrow airport is the latest airport to shut down because of the ash. officials say europe's busiest airport will be closed at least until tomorrow morning. the ash has caused other airports across britain and ireland to shut down throughout the course of the day. >>> the trial begins tomorrow in a high profile murder case that turned a dupont circle townhouse into the center of a mystery. who killed robert wone. three men are charged with obstruction justice and not murder. investigators believe the men who lived in the house on swann s
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Feb 25, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> and abuse in teenage relationships was the topic in prince georges county today. hundreds of teens and i do mean hundreds, packed the auditorium at the charles herbert floral high school. the officials organized the summit to raise awareness. the circuit court judge discussed all of the different types of abuse that young people endure. >> and that is physical abuse, emotional abuse and psychological abuse and a lot of abuse regarding the social media network and how you abused throughout the community and schools regarding social media. >> and he said that county officials expected about 150 teens to show up this afternoon. instead, you so that? nearly 800 showed up it can be thoroughly cleaned. the past two weeks, george washington and howard universities have reported potential noro virus outbreaks. >>> to pakistan where a demolition team is destroying the compound where osama bin laden died. the government wants to make sure it doesn't become a shrine for the leader. the u.s. officials there for si before a navy seal team killed him during a raid in may. >>> a virginia ma
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Nov 20, 2011 11:00pm EST
. this failure will trigger a set of automatic cuts. >>> a prince george's county man arrested for murder, then mistakenly set free. police want him back. >> roz prater explains. the problem with a paperwork error that let the murder suspect out on bond. >> reporter: 24-year-old frederick scott, allowed to bond out of jail by mistake, apparently through no fault of his own. now police are asking him to come back to jail to face a first degree murder charge. >> we're hoping with these broadcasts that he realizes it was a clerical error and has conscious enough to turn himself back in to face the crimes he was charged with in march. >> reporter: police say back in march, three men got into a fight at a club. one of the men was shot and killed. scott and another man were charged. in may, police caught up with scott in las vegas, and he was extradited back to the county jail. november10th he posted $75,000 property bond and was set free. until the error was discovered and eight days later the court issued a takeback warrant. >> seems to be a clerical error, possibly through the court s
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Feb 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
charlottesville monday in the trial of a lacrosse player accused of killing his exgirlfriend. george huguely is facing first- degree murder and several other charges in the death of 22-year- old yeardley love. she died of head injuries in may of 2010. police say huguely told investigators he kicked in love's bedroom door and shook her, causing her head to hit a wall several times. >>> d.c. police looking for a man who they are calling a person of interest in thursday night's brutal bus stop stabbing. the attack in the 4900 block of east capital street ended with jones stabbed in the cheek. jones later died from her injuries. >> an abused goat found wandering last month with a chain around her neck has a new home. a woman who owns an animal rescue ranch is taking in the 11-year-old goat. tuscany will be living with other animals on the rescue ranch, including 22 other goats, 35 ducks, and miniature polys, sheep, dogs, pigs, and a cat. ranch's owner says tuscany will never see a chain again. >> the perfect time for chicken wings, but there's no way you can eat as many as this guy with a head b
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Aug 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
with breaking news. i'm will thomas. prince georges county is where we're heading. police are on the scene of a shooting involving a 2-year-old boy on bright road in landover. about 9:15 this evening, we're told officers went to the location for the report of a shooting. when they arrived, officers found that a child had been struck by a stray bullet while playing outside an apartment building. the child was taken it a local hospital to be treated. the child's condition is unknown at this time. detectives are on the scene and no suspects at this time. we'll continue to stay on top of this for you. >>> more wicked weather on the way. this after lightning strikes already sent two people to the hospital and one man to his grave. it is an ugly reminder, the dangers of this deadly weather phenomenon. here's more. >> reporter: these pictures captured lightning from the approaching storm as it roared into the area. within minutes, the sky opened up, sending people scrambling for cover. in arlington, the worst thunder and lightning many had ever seen or heard before. >> and i heard the explo
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Dec 20, 2009 11:00pm EST
. bruce's father george coached the redskins from 71-77. his 67 victories are second only to j gibbs. bruce attended hangly high school in his father's years as head coach. bruce allen is introduced as the gm. we went one on one with the new man in charge. >> first of all congratulations to come back and run the organization in a lot of ways your father put on the map. you grew up here. you must be thrilled coming back? >> it's quite exciting. a former hall of fame redskins coach said "where would you rather be than right here right now ?" that's true. marve's words are true today. >> our new gm bruce allen. >> when you got the call from schneider, was it a tough decision at all? >> i was hoping that call would come. i had been hoping that call would come for some time. from afar i've seen urgency and desire to be successful. i've gotten to know him. i was waiting on the call to come. >> he's been criticized for being too hands on. he hires you and gives you the title of gm and says you'll have the authority to make decisions. i'm sure you feel good about that. maybe it's a sign that
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Aug 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the preseason game against the colts today. to honor this man, a fallen police officer. prince georges county officer adrian morris died monday in a crash while trying to catch up with a stolen vehicle on i-95. this cruiser veered off of the highway into a ditch. another officer was hurt is and two -- hurt. two men were later arrested and charged with felony theft. >>> the news edge on d.c., where police are investigating a shooting that happened in northwest tonight and this came into the newsroom moments ago. a man was shot in the head on the 200 block of l street and that is between first and second, i'm told. tonight, the victim is conscious and breathing. anyone with information, of course, is asked to call d.c. police. >>> and we're going to stay in the district where police have identified a man shot to death by officers in southeast last night. officers were called to fourth street because someone was making threats of physical violence. and it's not clear who the threats were directed at. when they arrived, 34-year-old albert peyton had a knife. he refused to drop it and so th
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Aug 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
george bush. >> oh. >>> and he turned it down. they didn't want that bush connection. but yeah, i am sure the democrats will be picking up that this guy is a washington insider, a congressional staffer, a think tank guy that has never really totally went back until he got elected to congress is a product of washington. >> right. >> and never been in business by himself or anything like. that yeah, i think that will be it and most of the democrats will go after is medicare. they will try to say he will change medicare as we know it and try to unsettles the people who mccain can well with. >> right. >> and when you pick a vp, and covering it as long as you have, you pick someone who helps you out where you will be weak on the campaign trail and where is ryan stronger than romney? how do they balance each other out? >> 14 vice presidents have been president and five got, lengthed on their own. one, fdr, was picked to be the ripping mate -- running mate of james carr and got elected on his own. bob dole was in '76, jerry ford's pick but didn't get elected. i think he feels ryan secures t
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Oct 6, 2013 11:00pm EDT
passenger were air lifted to printed george down hospital. nine other people including two small children were rushed by tpwhraopbs the hospital. it is worst thing ever been enveloped in. it was pretty bad. just be clear police have not confirmed a drag race they will only say that vehicle that ined up on wrong side of the highway, and collided head on was southbound traffic watts speeding. charges are pending. >> breaks pu washington hospital. would have just learned employee there died this afternoon after being overcome by fumes. and room near the auditorium. melvin lewis there fixing air conditioner. and he biany new information as we get it. deadly construction accidents on metro overnight. we are talk red line it happened as crews welding portion of rate there. three people were i am. they normal rail service will be restored for the monday morning commute. government shut down remains at stalemate tonight but, there may be some even bigger problems looming right now. clock now ticking towards possible government default. fears were only heightened by comments made today by house sp
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Mar 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >> everywhere at 11, starting in prince georges county, two paramedics are under review after seeing a man who was later found to be alive was dead. officials say the paramedics responded to a call for a possible dead person on friday. a hour and a half hour later, they were called again because the man was showing signs of life. a different unit arrived and his identity and condition are not known. the paramedics are now on limited public contact status while the case is being investigated. >>> and a mennonite community is preparing to bury 9 members of one family killed in a fiery highway crash on friday and that happened in south-central kentucky. in all, 11 people died. the only survivors are a 3- and 5-year-o. the family is driving to iowa for a wedding. the virginia governor wants to figure out a way to get more students from graduating from college, creating a special panel to increase attendants and graduation rates. the panel has until november 30th to submit the suggestions. >>> and interface marriage ending in divorce and a father could go to jail for taking his daughter to -- d
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Mar 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
one in arundel mills mall will be the third. there is talk of putting a casino in prince george's county but for that to happen, the flaw maryland would have to be changed. >>> lindsay murphy joins us for sports extra. but in the meantime, gwen? >> we had a great start to the weekend. no short annual of sunshine. temperatures on the rise. we have a few changes for tomorrow but mother nature is still dealing us the good hand. i'll have the details. stay with us.  people! look at you! texting...blogging... all this technology, but you're still banking like pilgrims! get high yield free checking at capital one bank. why earn bupkis, when your checking could earn five times the national average!! and free atms anywhere. five times the national average!!! that's new school banking. sign up for high yield free checking at a capital one bank. what's in your wallet? somebody help me down. >>> well, today was a day that would make you dance out there, especially celebrating st. patrick's day. look at the highs, 75 degrees at reagan national airport. 75 at dulles, 79 degre
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Jul 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
from stations in prince georges countiy in succeeding days. it happens in d.c., too. this young woman who asked her irk dentity be masked, lost a purse at the exxon station on alabama and southeast on july 16th. there was a more menacing aspect to this incident. >> one of the guys opened my car door and went n. another guy that was inside of the car waived a gun toward me to let me know he had a gun and they just grabbed my stuff and sped off. >> reporter: our victim had an iphone in her purse. using a locator application, she tracked it. detectives, she said, were disinterested and called 911. the responding officers told her they could not figure out who owned what phone. no seizure, no arrest. our victim said she repeatedly asked d.c.'s metropolitan police department to get a copy of the security video from the gas station where the robbery happened. there are six cameras there and the station's manager confirmed to us that police have not asked for security video from the july 16th incident. >> and if they investigated it properly, the outcome could have been different from what i
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Aug 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
county and prince george's county. i want to mention we showed you video of roads that are flooded near the montgomery county fair. i want to also mention that floyd, gaithersburg, montgomery village under the gun until 1:00 in the morning. we have water in damascus on a bridge near key valley road. be careful in you're in that area. frederick, there's a tree down on route 15. temperatures into the 60s and 70s. we have this warm, humid unstable air mass. we'll see this frontal system continue to hangoff shore into tomorrow, and as a result, the back side storms for your monday commute. ridge of high pressure behind that, helping us clear out tuesday and wednesday. drier conditions, tuesday, wednesday, thursday. then the next system by the end of the week. for your morning commute tomorrow, be careful in the low lying areas, because we're seeing a lot of rises in rivers and creeks. >>> a blimp made in ohio and ended up in a back yard. the woman said she has seen a lot in her 94 years, but has never woken up to a blimp. it landed on top of her back yard. it toppled a tree, hurt awnin
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Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
was killed in may of 2010. her ex-boyfriend, george huguely was convicted of killing her. >>> a high school football player is out for the season after breaking his hand. relatives say another player stepped on him on purpose and blaming the refs. they say he was hoping to get a scholarship and the injury has ruined his chances of getting recruited this year. >> everyone else, after the play, they were walking away, but obviously he was still there after and just continued walking. so he had to see. >> my concern are the officials not paying attention, not doing their jobs, not looking for the safety of our kids. >> these are allegations and a montgomery county spokesman sent us a statement saying they're aware of the accusations and are looking into the
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Feb 13, 2010 11:00pm EST
alert issued in maryland. the subject, a prince george county girl abducted today. i'm will thomas. >> i'm maureen. >> reporter: in the last hour we have learned the girl has not been seen since about 2:00 this afternoon. her name is karina elizabeth garcia, 11 years old, 4'11" and weighs about 110 pounds. last seen with a red shirt with yellow stars on it. the man is between 30 and 37 years old, 5'5" and 175 pounds. we're told he's driving an 18- wheeler with an orange cab, and virginia tags. though investigators don't have the tag number. we're told he may have barbed wired tattoos and a tattoo of a z on his ring finger. if you see them, call 911, do not approach them yourself. >>> thanks, roz. you see the sign, snow removal in progress. the d.c. region still digging out with back to back blizzard. the snow emergency has been lifted, which means parking is back to normal, but we found really not the case. >> reporter: not looking good at all. looking a bit better. they have been plowed. but the big issue now, parking. if you didn't get behind the wheel of a car today, consider yo
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Feb 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
calling for a special hearing on that matter in the future. >>> two prince george's firefighters are in critical but stable condition tonight. they are two of seven firefighters injured during a fire this week. family members say sorell breathed in super heated air and has an intubation tube down his throat. officials say high winds turned an ordinary fire into a blowtorch. >>> pennsylvania, at least three people dead after the weather caused 20 cars to cash. the same weather caused a crash on another interstate in pennsylvania. no serious injuries there. >>> violence in afghanistan claims the life of a virginia man. 22-year-old sergeant timothy conrad, jr. was one of two soldiers shot to death by an afghan soldier sunday in kabul. conrad is one of four u.s. troops killed since tuesday. >>> americans are targets since the burning of the korans. president obama has apologized, but it's called the american president in afghanistan into question now. >> reporter: seven u.s. military trainers are wounded when a peaceful protest turned violent. it happened in the northern province as protest
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May 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
prince george's county need your help searching for a vulnerable man. the 68-year-old suffers from alzheimer's and hypertension. right now he does not have a beard. his picture, which we're hoping to get you tonight, shows him with the beard, however. >>> buckle up or it's going to cost you. that's the message from law enforcement all over our region. in virginia, for instance, state police are patrolling interstates 98 and 91. if you get caught not wearing a seat belt, you'll pay a fine. >> a lot of accidents, the injuries, fatalities are reduced by having all the passengers in the vehicle properly restrained. it's unfortunate, because a lot of people, they just don't want to wear them. it's for their safety and for the safety of others. >> seat belt usage isn't a primary violation in virginia. >>> a 28-year-old pakistani has been sent back to his homeland after investigators linked him to last year's failed attempt to bomb time square. investigators say he may not have known he was funding the terror attack. khan has been in the u.s. since august of 2009. he was arrested two week
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Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tonight, we're just hours away from big changes in the prince george's county fire department. our maureen umi. >> i'm will thomas. some departments are raising safety concerns, but prince george's county said communities, you at home are still safe if a fair should wreak break -- if a fire should break out. roz? >> reporter: the county says it is facing tough channel 3 news today. tonight some residents fear the tough choices will -- facing tough choices. tonight some residents fear the tough choices will leave them at risk. major changes for the capitol heights fire station starting early sunday morning. the full-time staff is headed out, headed to another assignment. it will be left up to a handful of volunteers to keep it open, but that likely won't mean round-the-clock coverage. and some residents here are on edge. >> if a fire break out or some -- you know, they got to come way from district heights. >> the timefrabbing, you know, can they get back this time and to save anybody if there should be a fire. that's going to be a major thing right there, you know, a major the g.ar
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Sep 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
traffic stop turned into a dramatic police chase in prince george's county. officers tried to pull over a car for stolen tags tonight in oxon hill. when police closed in, the driver tried to ram the cruiser and took off. cops caught up with him on highway 210. no word on what charges that driver will face. >>> a suspected swine flu outbreak is growing at the university of maryland. school officials say they've now treated 256 students with flu-like symptoms. a much higher number than other campuses in our area. georgetown health officials say they've seen about 50 possible cases of the h1n1 virus. american university has nine suspected cases. george mason only has about five. >>> buyer beware tonight. a news edge investigation exposing an online bait and switch. a car for sale in a classified ad may look legit but what you buy isn't always what you pay for we'll show you how the scam works and how to steer clear. >>> steve jobs is back showing off apple's latest high-tech toys. we'll break down the new features on their music players. >>> a quick check of our rundown. some of the s
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Jul 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
fireworks are illegal in montgomery county, prince george's county and baltimore city. >> reporter: wonder why? >> fireworks can be unpredictable. >> reporter: you've seen the demonstrations, haven't you? montgomery county fire battalion chief bill kang explains. >> sparks can fly in somebody's eyes, burn skin, burn other parts ever the body. they're unpredictably dangerous. >> reporter: how about in fairfax county? any fireworks that explodes, emits a flame or performs as a prectile is against the law. if you don't know where to go to see an official fireworks display tomorrow night, we've got a complete list for you on our website. it's on the home page at myfoxdc.com. n the district -- in the district, bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> we're counting down to the big day and the big dash down on the mall. tonight practice, dress rehearsal for barry manilo and the star studded lineup for the capital 4th concert. as for security, barricades and metal detectors are in place. there are 11 check points. officials expect to conduct fewer bag inspections this year. the concert and fireworks d
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Oct 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
wielding a hammer. it happened inside a campus building at george washington university. tonight that student is talking about his ordeal. police are looking for this man 42-year-old mohammad niazi. the student did not want to give his name says he was in the bathro inside duke's hall when a man slammed a hammer into the back of his skull. >> we were going through our struggle, our confran station i was -- confrontation i was asking him repeatedly what did he want, what did he want. he articulated no verbal demands no requests for my wallet or anything of that nature. it was very bizarre. >> reporter: he was out to hurt you? >> yes, had a very intense glare that looked like he was intending to kill me. >> the mba candidate is recovering from deep cuts. feels lucky he survived. >>> at the swine flu spreads, not everyone is getting the treatment they need. people with underlying conditions like asthma or heart disease are not acting fast enough. it estimates only half are actually seeking immediate treatment. according to the latest estimates, nearly six million americans have been infe
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Jul 24, 2010 11:00pm EDT
voters in the district. >>> prince george's county police is investigating a body found in the dumpster. we are everywhere at 11:00. police say they found a badly decomposed body in the dumpster. they discovered it after someone called to report a strange odor. it's not yet known if the body is human or animal. the medical examiner's office will make that ruling. >>> 15 people dead and dozens injured in germany after a stampede in germany at the love parade. videos captured the scene. mass panic broke out when they tried to stop bands from entering the overcrowded grounds. thousands kept partying unaware of that deadly stampede. >>> dramatic video of a canadian pilot barely escaping from his plane before crashing into the ground and exploding right there. it happened friday. the pilot was practicing for an international air show. witnesses saw the jet going back and forth before plummeting to the ground. the pilot nearly missed being hit by that plane when he ejected himself. it's amazing video there. he was treated and released from area hospitals. the air show will go ahead a
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Nov 21, 2010 11:00pm EST
murder while armed. >>> a prince george county man was arrested after stab ag police officer in the stomach. the officer was working a security detail when a scuffle broke out between two people. he tried to get the man to leave. when he tried to arrest him he pulled out a knife and stabbed the officer in the stomach. the officer is recovering tonight. >>> a bizarre accident in german town this afternoon. a motorcyclist lost control and wound up flying off the bike from the highway. the bike then rocketed through the intersection at matinee road. two cars hit it but no one in the cars was hurt. unfortunately, though, the motorcyclist was killed. >>> what are you serving or bringing to dinner on thanksgiving? maybe a little bubbly? >> if drinks are on the menyou may have missed a chance to shop. sharon grey houston explains were spirits are now on sale on sundays in montgomery county. >> reporter: it's a new day at montgomery county liquor stores. traditionally this -- they have been shuttered close on sundays. but for a trial six-month period they will now be allowed to open. >> i t
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Jul 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
relatives. >>> police in prince george's county are investigating a horrific double murder. the sixth in the county this year. a man and woman were found dead in airmailed apartment. this all began with an apartment at an apartment complex on university boulevard in langley park. investigators say the crime scene was so disturbing they don't know how they died. the bodies of the suspected keller were found miles away, in d.c. >> to think that that individual in d.c. was the one who committed the murders, he fled to d.c. and committed suicide. >> the suspected killer is listed on the apartment police. for now investigators believe this is a case of domestic violence. >>> it is a no-go again for space shuttle "endeavour." we are everywhere at 11:00. nasa scrubbed the launch after lightning strike 1 times near the launchpad overnight. technicians found no damage but say they need another day to check critical conditions. the next attempt is tomorrow night. >>> police in new york may have found the body of a cleaning woman who vanished. a corpse was found stuck in a utility duct. she work
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