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the chemical formula, let alone- - excuse me, diane, but you're supposed to be- - oh, hi george, sit down, sweetie. - so anyway- - how are ya, betty? - fine. - i got up and stood there like a goon! - diane. - well, i felt i had to say something, so i started to recite the gettysburg address. well, everyone screamed. - diane. - but professor hart didn't bat an eye. he just let me go right on and finish it, and then he gave me a zero. (laughter) - look honey, you're supposed to be- - oh honey, that tie! stripes with a checkered jacket, really. you know, after we're married, i'll have to have better control of these things. what i'll do is i'll have full inspection every morning (laughter) before he leaves for the bank. alright, george, you can put your eyes back in their sockets now. - look honey, you're supposed to meet professor hopkins- - oh my goodness, i'm supposed to meet professor hopkins before the senior council meeting. why didn't you remind me? watch my books for me, will you, sweetie? and you watch george for me, and don't let him look at any more blonds because i'll be bac
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Sep 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
two tornadoes may have touched down in chantilly and prince georges county. right now, about 26,000 people are still without power in our area. at one point, more than 150,000 customers did not have electricity because of the storms. good morning. thanks for being with us. each richard jordan. >> i'm angie goff. the storms rolled through yesterday as we saw and then this morning such a different story. things are cool and calm outside. >> that's right. now let's check to see if storms may affect us again today. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has your first forecast. >> good morning, richard and angie. good morning, everybody. a noticeably cooler start to the day today. dew point temperatures which were in the 70s at this time yesterday have fallen back into the 50s this morning. as a result, it is crisp and cool outside. current temperatures are mostly in the 50s and low 60s now. remember, this time yesterday a lot of spots were well into the 70s. not a completely clear sky yet, but clearing is the trend of the day. 62 at national airport, but 58 waldorf this morning. 55 culp
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Dec 30, 2009 5:00am EST
you. >> new today, a popular breakfast spot in prince george's county is destroyed when flames tore through the building overnight. >> it hapned at the ihop, news4's jane watrel joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: we have caters here talking to ihop employees arriving on the scene to go to work. this fire broke out about 1:45 this morning. the ihop closed at midnight. firefighters are trying to figure out what happened. as you can see the ihop is completely destroyed. joininme now is major steve hess with the prince george's county fire and ems. thank you for joining us. tell me what it was like when you arrived on the scene shortly before 2:00 this morning. >> units were alerted for a building on fire at 37th and bladensburg at approximately 1:42 this morning. first arriving units had active fire showing from the rear portion of the building through some windows. we made a fairly aggressive interior attack of the structure with a couple of engine and truck crews. within two or three minutes, the conditions escalated and the fire broke through the roof. >> i heard part of the
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Feb 17, 2010 5:00am EST
get to school. >>> fire fight ners prince george's county travel underground for a tight rescue. how they think a dog anded up stuck in a manhole. >>> at 5:55, the truth about the dangers of fad diets. "news4 today" starts right now. >>> slow motion, expect more stop than go during the morning commute. it's likely to be another brutal drive. good morning everyone. welcome to "news4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang. it's wednesday, february 17, 2010. the federal government is open on time today. dwoe have a few school closings and delays to tell you about. in virginia, fauquier county schools are closed. the following schools have a two-hour delay, alexandria city, prince william county, culpepper county, frederick county schools, fredricksburg, king george county, orange county, page county and spotsylvania schools also have a two-hour delay. staff ford county, loudoun county in wind chester schools are both delayed one hour. >> frederick county schools are closed with a two-hour delay. prince george's, anne arundel, howard and washington counties, charles county schools are on
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Jun 26, 2011 6:00am EDT
, good grades for d.c. schools. cuts in prince george's county schools and the metro red line crash two years ago. dave mcconnell of wtop radio, jim allen of examiner.com and phillips of dcmetrotalk.com. 53% of parents polled in the "washington post" kaiser family say d.c. schools are doing good or excellent job, the best rating they have given city schools in the decade and represents a turn in just the last three years. in 2008 3rbgs 1% of parents gave the city schools high marks. gentlemen, what's your reaction to this poll? >> the interesting thing, there seems to be a better feeling about michelle rhee. policies seem to be viewed now as more successful than they used to be. so, in turn, people feel better about schools. at least some of the people or a number of people contacted. although overall, d.c. schools are not rated very well in general by the public. >> so jerry and jim; this just a measure of perception of the schools? >> well, one thing i want -- i don't agree that people feel better about michelle rhee because of this poll. number one, i don't know who they polled. as f
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Apr 27, 2010 4:30am EDT
shenandoah valley to the atlantic beaches. 57 in washington, mid 50s in prince george's county, arlington, fairfax and montgomery counties as well. it's cooler in the mountains, western maryland, west virginia into the upper 40s. and in southern virginia, in the upper 50s. and over the last 12 hours, we've seen the circulation in the atmosphere that triggered yesterday's storms, pulling off to our north and east. a little drizzle around this morning. and as the day progresses, we'll have the winds picking up. highs reaching the low 60s. and quite a bit of cloudiness, just the slight chance of a sprinkle early this morning and later on in the afternoon. more sun tomorrow, highs mid 60s. and near 80 by friday. how's the traffic, engineer? >>> the drive along i-95 uncomplicated. but as tom had mentioned, some patches of light rain, mist, coming down. so the roads may be a little slick. but out of dumfries and dale city, accident-free. interstate 270, wet pavement this morning. authorities were checking for an accident in the local lanes, 270 southbound between 78 and montrose road
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Oct 22, 2009 5:00am EDT
50s. low to mid-50s in montgomery, fairfax, prince george's and here in the district as well as arlington and the eastern shore. as we look out in the mountains, though, there's been more of a clearing there so their temperatures are in the mid-30s. now for the rest of the day, all around the region, by mid-afternoon, the upper 70s, crowds in and out. the sunset at 6:20. we'll be partly cloudy to cloudy overnight. by dawn tomorrow, cloudy in the low 50s. rain likely late friday afternoon and evening and off and on saturday but drying out on sunday. we'll take a look at next week coming up this half hour. >> okay. thank you very much, tom. >> let's go to jerry edwards and the news 4 traffic network. >> good morning. moving along pretty well on 395 northbound as you head through landmark and shirlington, right here at the lane drop en route to the 14th street bridge. moving along nicely. travel lanes are open. light volume on the southbound side. elsewhere had a lot of overnight road work on the beltway around gallows road as well as the river road interchange at central avenue on
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Nov 20, 2010 6:00am EST
response saying i'm sorry for my actions. >>> a corruption investigation in prince george's county led to several calls for council member elect leslie johnson not take office next month. last month federal agents arrested her and her husband on tampering and destruction of evidence charges. voters elected her to the county council this morning. the county would be better off without her in a public position right now. >> look at it from this point. suppose she is completely 100% innocent would you give up your jo if there were allegations out there. you have to make a personal decision and judgment. being a constituent my opinion would be the perception out there has done damage. >> more than 100 prince george's county residents have signed an online petition against leslie joson taking office. organirs plan to deliver to it the maryland general assembly and governor martin o'malley. >>> a federal police officer must serve probation for shooting and killing a dog at an anne arundel dog park. keith shepherd testified during yesterday's trial that theog attaed his dog in august so h
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Mar 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
on the orange line. stadium armory and addison road on the blue line and prince george's plaza on the green line. all work should be done by rush hour monday morning. >>> as you practice your irish jig and pick out your best green outfit, remember to stay safe this st. patrick's day. news4 talked to local police to say they will be out in force to make sure you're safe after you're done celebrating. >> reporter: too much wearing of the green can lead to flashing red and blue lights. 14 dwi arrests with 22 other alcohol related arrests last year in prince george's county. statewide, 28 st. patrick's day accidents. it has prompted prince george's police to check up checkpoints. >> we're out here to ensure safety and make sure they arrive home safely. >> reporter: still, st. patrick's day preps are in full swing. 100 pounds of corned beef brisket are being made for the big day. >> it takes about six to seven hours to cook. it has took simmered and done slowly. that's the secret. nice and lean. >> reporter: pub regulars look for the festivities which start at 9:00 saturday morning. >>
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Mar 6, 2011 6:00am EST
women. glen ivy, former state north korean prince george's county. >> given the way it developed over time and especially the impact of these television shows that use dna frequently. i'm sure it will be a critical component in the prosecution. >> he has been linked to 17 rapes and sexual assaults. leesburg, prince george's county, connecticut and rhode island. the first was in forestville in 1997. >> dna was collected and subsequently matched by the connecticut state forensics lab confirming that thomas was the east coast rapist d.a. according to online records the unemployed truck drivers lived in the neighborhood where the attacks occurred. the woman who lives in the home now says she's glad he's in custody. >> thank you, jesus, he's off the street. he's off the street. thank god for that one. thank god for that. #. >> some residents in the neighborhood say they remember thomas and his fights in the front lawn with way woman. >> several domestic disputes with the girlfriend. >> thomas is being held on a million dollar bond. he's facing charges in connecticut and prince william coun
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May 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
50s in prince george's county, arlington, in the mid-50s, the upper 40s to near 50 around the blue ridge, shenandoah valley. to the south in southern maryland in charles calvert, anne arundel county in the upper 50s, the eastern shore the mid-50s. out of the mountains it's chilly. western maryland, west virginia near 40 degrees under a clear sky. we have a half moon hanging in the southern sky this morning. and it is clear, no travel problems throughout the northeast corridor or in and out of the midwest or even heading down south a large area of high pressure in place for today giving us lots of sun and highs climbing into the low 80s with low humidity. a perfect spring day on the way. tomorrow, partly cloudy, we'll have a weak front coming through, highs reaching the low 80s and a slight chance of an isolated shower. then on friday partly cloudy, near 80, might get showers maybe thundershowers friday night, then they may linger saturday morning. how's traffic? >> tom, as we head out, looking pretty good all in all, a bunch of road work of course on the beltway around van dorn str
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Jun 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
washington, and now in the upper 60s in prince georges county and the dew points, yes, they have dropped back down into the mid 60s throughout much the region. it's still seeming along the eastern shore in the northern neck, but elsewhere, especially out in the mountains, there's a fresh change that has moved in. we have quite of a bit of cloudiness, near 70 in the mountains of western maryland. we've seen a cluster of showers moving through the midwest the they move our way later today. otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and sun. small chance of a passing shower, highs in the low 80 aerks then back into the mid-80s with passing morning showers and maybe passing afternoon showers and thunder showers. good morning, jerry, how's the tuesday traffic? >> we're doing okay as we take aly look along the 95 corridor. authorities are picking that up. we should find the travel lanes open momentarily. along the capital beltway, things are moving nicely. northbound construction continues from rockville towards ga gauge erds burg. >>> natalee holloway's father is in aruba today. joran van der sloot
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May 10, 2010 4:30am EDT
teams decided to play on with the support of love's family. men's player george hughley is charged with first degree murder in love's death. love's funeral mass was held saturday. >>> in prince george's county the search is on for a driver who hit three teens and kept going. three boys were working along marlboro pike and kirkland avenue in district heights when a tan or silver minivan slammed into them. the driver did not stop even after dragging one of the teens down the road. >> in the course of the investigation we learned that the suspect struck the victim and drug him for several hundred feet. he is listed in critical condition. we are hopeful he will pull through. >> reporter: anyone with information is asked to call the prince george's police department. >>> family and friends are mourning a teen from king george county who was killed in a crash. the crash happened 1:00 a.m. yesterday on calladon road, 40 minutes east of fredericksburg. 16-year-old anthony feather and four other teens were inside the suv when it ran off the road, hit a utility poland flipped over. three tee
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Oct 15, 2009 5:00am EDT
, some adults who want to get vaccinated in prince george's county will be able to do so today. the county health department is getting ready to hold a clinic later this afternoon. news 4's megan mcgrath joins us from greenbelt with the details of that. megan? >> reporter: good morning, barbara. prince george's county has gotten their shipment of the vaccine. they have both the injectable form as well as the nasal spray and they're going to be holding a clinic today in greenbelt later on this afternoon, and actually they are going to be targeting adults at this particular clinic, and again they will be offering both the shots as well as the nasal form of the vaccine. now, this clinic is free and it's open to the public on a first come, first serve basis. we have been seeing quite a demand here for the vaccine. yesterday at a clinic in montgomery county there was an enormous line with people waiting as long as two hours in order to get their vaccination. so we're expecting possibly a very large crowd here at this clinic today as well. let's take a look at the exact location here. thi
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Jul 11, 2010 6:00am EDT
of parents, particularly in prince georges county, montgomery county and across the state is, you still have a lot of kids going to school in trailers. >> yeah. >> and that's what the parents are reacting to. o'malley is a smart poll tegz. he's read the polls. he knows if he talks about spending money on improving new schools. and we're not talking about just getting kids out of trailers but state-of-the-art schools. schools that are now wired. he's looking at the 21st century. what happens? his approval rating goes up. the question is, is this 1 million new dollars? >> and is it campaign talk. >> well, yeah, i would say big time campaign talk. he made the statement in twichblths he's running for election. that says it right there. but there's one thing i must say. your question about comparing the two, who favors whom? here in this case i would say teachers leaning towards o'malley a lot. teachers had a big protest when ehrlich was in office. >> teachers union tend to support democrats. republicans do not have that. but this republican or ehrlich wants to expand charter schools.
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Aug 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
. it's 73 in washington, near 70 in prince george's county. arlington dipping into the 60s this morning. south and east of i-95, southern maryland, eastern shore, temperatures there in the low to mid-70s on this friday morning. off to a clear start out in the mountains and it's cool there. feels like an autumn morning in maryland and west virginia. upper 50s in many locations. over the past 12 hours, we've had a clear sky for the most part since yesterday afternoon and overnight last night. this morning starting off clear and bright, we've got the summer con selgss and bright spot in the southern sky is jupiter. we'll have lots of sun with highs reaching the low 90s. unhealthy air quality will be developing this afternoon. it will be code orange. by overnight tonight, clear, tomorrow lots of sun near 90. on sunday, partly cloudy and mid-80s. after sunset sunday and monday morning some showers and thunder. how is it looking? >> they are starting off quietly around the region. capitol beltway is wrapping up overnight road construction. the american legion bridge is delightful but
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Jan 30, 2011 9:00am EST
. >>> last week's massive water main break that flooded part of the beltway in prince george's county also destroyed a local church. members there are not letting devastating floodwaters keep them from worshipping this morning. derrick ward is in suitland for another church worship service. derrick, how are they doing it? >> reporter: well, it's going pretty well here. we're outside galilee in suitland maryland. they have a message of phoenix rising, not from the flames of destruction but from the devastation of a deluge. it was back on january 24th when a 54-inch water main ruptured outside the family worship center. the church was among a number of establishments that were virtually destroyed, caught right in the middle of the surge. and congregation of the people -- here's what they sampt the congregation is not the building but the people. here at the galilee baptist church in suitland the family worship center is joining their host church. the minister, stephanie strafrd, will be the guest minister here. besides her message there's expected to be a special collection to take up to hel
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Sep 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
force base in prince george's county. 65 at dulles airport. 5, though n frederick, maryland. dew point temperatures that the 60s so as a result there's not a lot of difference between temperature and dew point. frederick, maryland, down to 1/3 of a mile of visibility. culpepp culpepper, virginia, one mile of visibility down there. pretty good visibility here around town. for the most part we're going to start off with plenty of sunshine today, but that east to northeasterly wind is going to put more and more of the ocean air in place and that will cloud up our skies just a bit. highs today only going to be in the low to mid-80s around the area with increasing numbers of clouds, but still no major threat for rainfall today, keith. we'll detail our increasing rain chances, which are coming up quickly, coming up in the seven-day. >> we'll be looking forward to that, chuck, thank you. >>> we are following a developing story this morning. police in maryland are investigating a disturbing recovery, remain posmably p ndmaal gon the banksks of a creek. it started when a man fou a ot in bfosd e
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Feb 26, 2010 5:00am EST
gust at martinsburg of 50 miles per hour. upper 30s in prince george's county, gustier in washington, montgomery county, gusts in the upper 30s. these powerful winds all coming out of the northwest have been causing scattered power outages, power lines down, tree limbs and all of that coming down. uprooted trees as well. temperatures are below freezing, 30 degrees. watch out for patchy ice from what melted yesterday, the wind chills are down in the teens this morning. the wind chill in washington 18 degrees. as the rest of the day progresses, we'll have a little sunshine in and out. can see a little bit of that moon off to the west. passing snow showers and flurries with blustery winds throughout the day, highs in the upper 30s. winds will diminish tonight. blustery tomorrow. highs in the mid-40s. ather turns more tranquil for sunday and monday. >>> a busy morning. we're following breaking news in montgomery county. overturned tractor-trailer. the accident occurred a little over an hour ago on 270 northbound just as you leave the outer loop of the capital beltway on the to
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Dec 2, 2009 5:00am EST
spots. >>> now to a developing story out of prince george's county. police are in the temple hills area investigating after a man was found dead lying in the street. officers made that discovery early this morning in the 2500 block of southern avenue. news4's megan mcgrath joins us from the scene with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, joe. just a short time ago police left the scene, finished collecting the physical evidence from the scene. they actually towed away a car, a white cadillac from the scene, part of the crime scene. they'll be taking a closer look at that car at a different location. this happened around midnight last night in the 2500 block of southern avenue. according to police, someone who was in the area heard the sound of gunfire. they contacted 911. police officers were dispatched to the scene. they began to look around in the area. that's when they discovered the victim suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of an apartment complex. the oxon terrace apartments here on southern avenue. this is the d.c./prince george's county line. this happened on
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Feb 3, 2010 5:00am EST
time. >>> prince george's county schools are closed this morning. montgomery county schools are closed and fairfax county schools are closed as well. >>> all that snow could make for a difficult commute. >> megan mcgrath is in mclean where drivers might have trouble getting around. how is it looking out there? >> reporter: doesn't look too bad. you can bet my children are hoping anne arundel is closed. we'll wait and see. take a look at chain bridge road behind me. you can see a bit of a machine on the roadway. we've seen a number of plows go through. they've gotten the lion's share of the road off the surface. there is a little slush. you can see by the machine that we're dealing with not just wet pavement, there's a little coding onhe road here. by and large major roads look great. they were out there in full force treating them, plowing overnight. major roads basically are just wet. what you're going to encounter is when the plows come through, theys to around some of this snow. it is a very heavy snow. you can see that in some areas you're going to have an accumulation of sn
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Mar 16, 2010 5:00am EDT
blames high unemployment and low state funding for the crisis. >>> prince george's county is also feeling the pain from this down economy. >> the county executive jack johnson unveiled his proposed budget yesterday, and it could cost county employees big bucks. >> reporter: prince george's county executive jack johnson unveiled a $2.6 billion budget. tax revenue from real estate took a major hit. johnson said the county went from selling 1200 homes a month in 2006, to 600 in the month of january. he said home values have tanked as well. >> the price has dropped from $340, to right here, less than $100. probably about $180,000, just a huge dropoff in value. >> reporter: activist arthur turner said the county needs to add more commercial and office jobs to the mix and become less dependant on falling real estate taxes. >> gsa tenants, government agencies, state agencies we could have people coming here to work and grow our tax base. >> reporter: the budget crunch will affect education as well. the school board pass at new budget, calling for the elimination of some 800 positions, ab
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Jul 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
thousands of people in prince georges county this morning. firefighters were called to a senior living apartment building yesterday after residents began getting sick from the heat. pepco is working to restore electricity to more than 100,000 people in prince georges county. residents could be waiting up to seven days for power to come back on. >> they told me seven days. who can wait seven days with 100 degrees? >> high winds ripped roofs right off of apartment buildings in hyattsville and riverdale. at least one man had to be rescued from a burning apartment in landover hills. at this bp gas station, wind blew the canopy over and broke a pump. a woman pumping gas at the time was not hurt. someone broke into the business after it was shut down. fortunately, nothing was taken. >>> residents in fairfax county are waking up under a boil water advisory. it's for tysons corner, vienna, dun loring and merry field. the advisory is because water pressure is low. failure to boil water could lead to stomach or intestinal issues. >>> and the washington suburban sanitary commission is ordering cu
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May 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
lady michelle obama will be the big speaker for george washington university's comment me commencement. the students were able to get michelle obama with their speaker, but they had to work for it. we have derek ward live with details. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. a beautiful morning for a graduation. one of the most picturesque scenes forred from situation. the graduates prepare to leave the you in touring boss only of academia and make their mark in the world. the first lady, michelle obama, made a promise at the start of the school year, and said if student completed 100,000 hours of community service, she would speak at their commencement. they did, and she will. she will receive an hon eorary doctor of public service degree and the pride and admiration of the graduates. >> it's an honor. we worked hashd for it to get the community service hours. >> reporter: what sort of community service did you do? >> i actually worked -- >> reporter: have you an interesting message on the top of your cap there. what does it say? >> it says hire me. i would like a job. so thas
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Feb 12, 2016 5:00am PST
be silly. george, has he called you yet? who? - mayor dickson. - no. why? well, he'll be calling you any minute. i just met his wife downtown. and guess what. the mayor is all steamed up about organizing a professional golf tournament. he thinks it'll bring publicity and prestige to the town, and he thinks you're the very man to handle it. hmm! darling, i'm home. i didn't go back to the office. i had lunch at the city hall with the mayor and a few members of the chamber of commerce. oh, another meeting about the golf tournament. there's been a change of plans. previously we had agreed that a committee should meet the various golfers at the airport. but now we've decided to meet them individually. each man will be host to one golfer. why are you whispering? we drew names out of a fishbowl, and i drew tony lema, one of the really great men of the game. i'm to meet him at the airport in about an hour. i'll take him out to the club and introduce him around. and, darling, i want you to go with me, so you better get dressed. george, why are you whispering? i don't want hazel to know. she'l
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Mar 15, 2010 5:00am EDT
. temperatures right now are in the 40s. 48 in washington. mid 40s prince george's county. mou all of this cloud cover, precipitation coming from spinning coastal low pressure that's now east of ocean city. cloudy the rest of the day. passing sprinkle or shower with a blustery northwest wind. highs near 50. then tomorrow, sun returns into the mid 50s. that will make to it near 60 wednesday sunny. how's the traffic? >> good morning. let's head over to northeast ask starting off along new york avenue. so far most of the major roadways to northeast seem to be doing okay. but be very cautious through construction areas in particular areas that don't drain particularly well. may still find some high water. no early issues to report. also kenilworth avenue, should find lanes open. to the wilson bridge, a problemer earlier on the inner loop, that should be cleared up. 270 so far pretty quiet as is i-66. joe, eun, back to you. >>> following breaking news from southeast washington now. d.c. police surrounded an apartment building as they search for suspects in a double shooting. the shoong hap
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Nov 14, 2010 6:00am EST
not going to bring us any rain. another dry day today. we're 41 downtown. 36 in prince george's county. 31 out in fairfax. 30 degrees in leesburg. 30 in winchester. upper 20s to low 30s across upper montgomery county as well. plenty of cold air out there first thing on a sund morning. those rain showers way out to our west will stay west of us for today and through much of tomorrow as well. i think our rain trances here don't start to sneak up again until we get into the late hours of monday night. hopefully we can keep the rain away from the redskins game. >>hank you, chuck. >> you're welcome. >>> we're following two developing stories this morning. first in virginia firefighters are investiting a two-alarm fire at a stripall in vienna. this fire broke out at the vienna plaza shopping center on maple avenue west early this morning. the cause of the blaze is still unknown and no injuries were reported. and in maryland a man is seriously hurt aer a shooting at an apament complex. this happened this morning in the 400 block of muddy branch road in gaithersburg. lice suspect the ma
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May 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
there. tomorrow, a little rain. and a little bit more after that. the seven-day coming up. >>> george washington university's commencement is set for today and it will be a special one in more ways than one. the ceremony will take police on the national mall and feature the first lady. she said she would speak if the university completed 100,000 hours of community service. students painted walls for habitat for humanity to caring for the sick in ecuador on school breaks. >>> as festivities get under way, a fellow classmate is in the hospital in critical condition. the sophomore fell out of a fifth story dorm window early yesterday morning. darcy spencer reports. >> reporter: george washington university senior gen choi points to a grassy area where she and fellow students found a student laying unconscious. >> we saw this guy sprawled out on the grass. >> reporter: the man they found, a 20-year-old sophomore, fell from a fifth floor window on the backside of guthridge hall on the 2100 block of s street around 4:00 in the morning. >> we realized his breathing was really erratic, and we
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Aug 28, 2010 6:00am EDT
. for years george mason university has been considered a commuter school where the campus pretty much shuts down when classes end. not any more. they revamped their reyou television a massive building campaign and national recognition. >> the students from 140 countries attend this school. >> reporter: the 15th year alan has in donned his george mason t-shirt to welcome students and boast about the university. enrollment has grown 23 to 33 students. one in four students is minority. it was recognized as a national leader in the graduation rate of minority students. the diversity and proximity to d.c. is what appeals to these sophomores. >> it's really big on diversity. different people from like every ethnic background. >> it's close enough to like go to the city if i want to and that have busyiness of a city but also still calm and homey here. >> reporter: andrew is among the growing segment of students from out of state. he and his family came from pennsylvania moving him into a brand new dorm. for him george mason offers the washington area with reasonable tuition. >> like a pretty
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Nov 12, 2009 5:00am EST
share. a young man shot to death as he is leaving a funeral. >> the man's name was george rawlings, and as you might recall, his younger brother deonte, he was shot to death at the age of 14 by a police officer who was looking for a stolen mini bike. craig melvin reports. >> reporter: 21-year-old george rawlings was leaving a funeral and boarded this bus wednesday morning around 11:40. rawlings got shot several times at close range as he stood in the doorway. greg lattimore is the rawlings' family lawyer. >> the fact that george had been shot was bad enough. but for the last week and a half, we had been trying to keep george from getting shot. >> reporter: lattimer says george rawlings had been in hiding since this halloween night shooting in southeast where his friend was killed. rawlings was leaving that friend's funeral wednesday morning when he was gunned down. lattimer suspects the killers were trying to keep rawlings quiet. >> did george have information about the shooting? more likely than not. was it perceived that he had information? absolutely. >> reporter: george rawling
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Nov 13, 2010 9:00am EST
prince george's county. >> i'm innocent of these charges. and i just can't wait for the facts to come out and when they come out, i am absolutely convinced that i'm going to be -- we will be vindicated. >> reporter: the arrest of johnson and his wife actually stem from their alleged actions as agents showed up. this wiretap evidence that has them hiding and destroying evidence. a $100,000 check and almost $8,000 in cash. the charges include evidence tampering and destruction. both johnson and his wife were released. johnson had to submit to electronic monitoring. the johnson's term ends soon. >> authorities say johnson's tapped cell phone details what happened inside his home the minute federal agents showed up at his door. investigators say they confronted the countyxecutive yesterday morning after he took $15,000 from a real estate deloper. jackie benson explains how that led u to johnson's arrest. >> reporter: prince george's county executive jack johnson arrived home from his federal court appearance in a county owned chauffeured sedan and dunked under a partially opened garage do
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Oct 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
-duty prince george's county police officer was working as a part-time security guard at the rugged warehouse clothes store. 5:30 p.m., he chased two shoplifting suspects, both women, into the parking lot, when they jumped into this car and flee the officer attempted to stop them. >> somehow his arm gotten tangled in the window and the suspect of the vehicle tried to drive off with the officer hanging on. it was at that time that the officer managed to pull out his departmental weapon and fire two rounds -- not two rounds, several rounds, striking both suspects. >> reporter: the shopping center is very close to the university of maryland's college park campus. friday evening is a busy time here. the sidewalks and parking lot are usually crowded with people. most of them college students. >> everyone comes here because -- like cvs is right over there. and people from the starbucks and people -- it is a very popular shopping mall. >> reporter: the incident at the shopping center will be investigated by a special police unit that handles what are known as departmental shootings. >> any
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Jan 23, 2011 6:00am EST
well. 19 in prince george's county. 17, montgomery county. 15 deges in sterling, va vampt 16 in manassas. the northwesterly winds will pick upate morning, lunchtime. could see a passing snowflaker two, northern maryland, southern pennsylvania. mifternoon windchills bely t of the single digits. winds will play down tonight. that could set the stage for potentially the coldest night in more than o years. >> a l of places near zero tomorrow morning. >> all right. we'll check back with you. >> two missing teens i montgomery county have a community very concerned this mornin the teens have been gone nearly two weeks and their suv turned up abandoned. darcy spencer has more from parents who want to get the word out. >> as the mother or parents, if they a naways o something has happened, that is what is so heart wrenching. >> 17-year-old cole balancer son and rachel riley, high school sweet hearts, have been missing ten days. their families are playing a plea for them to come home or at least call. >> we want them to com home safe. if you know anythingbout where they are, just please c
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Jun 9, 2012 8:00am EDT
george huguely are challenging the guilty verdict saying their client didn't receive a fair trial but prosecutors filed their own paperwork yesterday fighting those claims. in february, a jury found huguely guilty of second-degree murder for killing of uva lacrosse player yeardley love. a judge will hear the challenge later this month. >>> kwame brown will now have to wait until september to find out if he'll spend time behind bars. the former d.c. councilmember pleaded guilt to two separate fraud charges yesterday. a felony charge for overstating his income by tens of thousands of dollars and forging signatures and misdemeanor charge for underreporting campaign spending. brown spoke to reporters and choked up while apologizing to residents of the district for yet another corruption case. >> to all those that i have left do down, to the people of this great city, i sincerely regret the pain that this has caused each of you. >> brown maintained he never misused or sold campaign funds. he faces fine and six months in prison for each charge. >>> u.s. attorneys for d.c. and maryland will
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Jan 29, 2011 9:00am EST
service bg&e has about 2000 without service in anne arundel and prince george's county. pepco will have a busy day again today with some 29,000 households still without power, mostly in montgomery county. >>> derrick ward is live there joining us from bethesda patients has run out in that area, hasn't it? >> reporter: it has to a certain extent we are in a bethesda neighborhood i think they would be happy to see a snowplow as they would a utility truck with the situation they are in, i think a utility truck would win out that was wednesday evening when people that live around here who said they experience or heard an explosion, experienced a brownout and were plunged into powerlessness they are among some 29,000 customers in montgomery county alone without power another 1400 are in prince george's county some say it is sort of like camping but a lot of them aren't happy campers we did come upon one resident who is finding a novel and healthy way to keep a warm body and spirit. what's it been like? >> it has been cold i have been spending most of the time running around the neighbor
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Aug 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
in prince george's county. southern maryland in the chesapeake bay, eastern shore now low 70s on this thursday morning. in the mountains of west virginia and in western maryland, it's a school start this morning, just near 6 # degrees in many locations. eastern shore and at the atlantic beaches now, the low to mid-70s. and over the last 12 hours, we had the showers pushing off to the east, the last wave of low pressure to come through. and now just a few light showerses from richmond south into north carolina. there may be a few showers there later today, but we'll be on the dry side of that front and partly cloudy. just the slight chance of a thundershower frapts in maryland. and tomorrow sunshine near 90 and not too humid. looks like another delightful day on saturday, could get an afternoon thundershower sunday. >>> the traffic doing much better than yesterday, that is for sure. for the most part, the roads are beginning to dry out. there's it still still debris. a live look at the capital beltway, both the inner loop and outer loop as you travel between i-270 and tyson's corn
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Oct 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
prince george's county. it happened in seat pleasant near the intersection of stral avenue and maryland park drive. police say three cars were involved. one person was taken to the president who and pronounced dead. two others were transported with life threatening injuries. the victims names have not been released. >>> we know the names of two teenagers gun downed in northeast washington. a drive by shooting took place at 4:00 yesterday afternoon in the clay terrace neighborhood. in all five young people were shot. 15-year-old devontae artist and 18-year-old a kwan tibs were both killed. police say at that time of day there were people everywhere including children who just returned to school. >> it's horrific. what is really horrific about it is it involved our young people. >> 4:00 in the afternoon,  there's a couple hundred people out here. there's definitely witnesses. it's somebody else's child today, somebody else's tomorrow unless is someone comes forward. >>> investigators think this could be part a deadly back and forth between two rival groups. police are searching for a bl
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May 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
school knew about the killer and when. charlottesville police executed a search warrant atÑi george huguely's apartment. it's unclear whether alcohol played a role in the murder but university officials say there is aproblem with excessive drinking, especially among the school's lacrosse team which huguely was part of. >> you have a lot of young people who are struggling with what they might have known or might have seen. in the consequence of hindsight it's much easier to blame yourself with what happened. >> huguely was also arrested back in 2008 in lexington, virginia, after he drunkenly threatened a police officer. it's unclear whether alcohol played a role in the murder but university officials say, again, there is a problem with drinking among young people at the school. >>> funeral services for yeardley love will be held this weekend. thousands of students gathered to remember her life. >> that event was attended by those who knew her best and those who didn't know her at all. the one thing everything agreed on was that domestic violence should not be tolerated. news 4's aaro
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Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
giant in broadcasting, a man we knew as a friend and colleague. george michael who brought us the sports machine died on christmas eve. he was 70. he changed the way we covered sports and today he'll be honored in a memorial service at the national cathedral. >> indeed a giant. our time now is 5:07. 33 degrees ahead. important information before you lays up your running shoes. >> researchers say your morning jog could have even a greater impact on your health than they thought. >> dangerous storms in southern california forcing people out of their homes. why some are refusing to leave. >> we're going to be dealing with weather problems out of our own area soon and we'll check your forecast when we come back. >>> good morning. time for weather and traffic. mostly clear skies. temperatures around 30 degrees around the region. temperatures by 9:00 with sunshine into the mid-30s and then by noon near 40, low 40s by mid-afternoon with increasing clouds. wintry mix moving in with snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight tonight. be near 30 by dawn tomorrow. light snow, just some little b
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Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
full moon getting low in the western sky. it's just 45 in washington, near fr in prince george's county. don't have reports of frost but there may be some in the mountains. it's in the upper 30s in montgomery county and fairfax county, arlington county in the low 40s. it's below freezing in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia, near 30 degrees there. near 40 now on the eastern shore. mid-40s through southern virginia. and over the last 12 hours we've had the afternoon clouds break up and overnight we cleared out and starting off clear and chilly this morning. later on today, blustery northwest winds. it's going to be cool with lots of sunshine, though, highs reaching the low to mid-60s. and then another chilly night tonight. back down to near 40 degrees by dawn tomorrow. but with bright april sun and a diminishing wind on thursday we should make it to near 70. then feeling like summertime on friday and saturday, both days highs climbing into the low 80s, morning lows near 50 on friday, near 60 on saturday. we'll take a look at sunday and next week coming up this half hour
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Jul 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
police veterans in prince george's county. investigators are also looking into a possible connection between the gambling ring, the officers and three killings. >>> police are still looking for possible victims in a child pornography case. hyattsville police have charged 22-year-old aza harn itch with abuse of boys and girls. she worked for several area families as a nanny. police say she showed the children pornographic pictures and sent pornographic images of the children over the internet, using a live web cam. the mother of two of the children spoke to news 4. >> i guess you can't judge somebody by what they look like. she just didn't seem like that type of person. >> police want anyone who ever hired harnitch to watch their children to call police at 301-985-5060. >>> a 7-year-old boy is still in critical condition after a fire ripped through his apartment on friday night. that fire kled his-y 5ear-old 5 brother. the fire started friday evening in the riverdale section of prince george's county and this weekend, firefighters went door ton oo iran effort t io trynd prevent anothe
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Oct 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
a permanent license. >> new today, shots ring out in prince george's county. one person was killed and another one was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. it happened around midnight in the 5300 block of 56th avenue. that's in riverdale. police haven't released any information on suspects or a motive. >> an ethanol spill sparked concern near an alexandria neighborhood but officials are really outraged about what happened afterwards. this began on tuesday. there was a 50 gallon spill at norfolk southern's ethanol transfer tags. the railroad did not contact the fire department and some public safety officials are furious about that. they point out the station is near the cameron station development and an elementary school. >> just outrageous that we would have to hear about it from a third party, from a state department of emergency management, no less. >> norfolk southern says the spill did not meet its criteria for notifying emergency services but it says it will now call 911 about any spill. >>> our time now is 5:07, 52 degrees. >>> a warning to parents in prince
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Feb 8, 2010 5:00am EST
george's county. montgomery, arlington, fairfax counties now down into the teens. some locations across north central virginia in the single digits this morning. we have a clear sky here now. well, for tuesday into wednesday we have this winter storm watch in effect and i wouldn't be surprised if they are going to expand this zone and actually make this a wider area of a winter storm watch and likely be under a wter storm warning later on today through tuesday into wednesday. out in mountains in the low to mid-teens. upper teens now on the eastern shore. lots of sunshine today. highs near freezing. then some light snow initially tuesday afternoon, then moderate to heavy at times tuesday night, tapering off to light snow on wednesday with strong gusty winds. total amounts of the storm west and north and including washington and many of the suburbs, five to ten inches of additional snow, rain and sleet initially in that pink sleet, south and east three to five inches. how is the traffic? >> clean up continues. 66, as you make the trip westbound this morning, again crews are out feverishly
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Feb 5, 2016 5:00am PST
. thanks, uncle george. hi, kevin. did you bring a bayonet? i'm afraid not, harold. hey, you've grown. i know it. these are new pants. hi, kevin. hello, hazel. how's my favorite letter writer? oh, terrific. give me a big hug. that's better. boy, you're handsomer than ever. that little snip must be out of her mind. hazel. now that you're back in the old neighborhood, you're gonna have the time of your life. right, mr. b.? right, hazel. you're gonna meet some nice girl, and you'll just forget that little snip ever existed. hazel, please. well, shall we go in the house? we have a lot of catching up to do. ye. no, no, here, i'll get it. [laughing] anything new from your father and mother, kevin? no, just that they'll be getting back from florida next week. i sure appreciate your putting me up until then. oh, don't be silly. you're welcome to stay here as long as you like. sure. you couldn't be more welcome if you was a blood relative. hazel, he is a blood relative. oh, i mean, of mine. i bet you're just dying to call all your old friends. well, uh, not right away. i'll see. well, let's go in
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Dec 5, 2010 9:00am EST
available for anyone wanting to discuss this tragedy. >>> tomorrow, prince george's county will get a new line of leadership in the midst of a federal probe. swearing in ceremonies will include baker who won last monts election for county executive. that job is currently held by the embattled leader. federal agents arrested johnson and his wife leslie last month and charged the couple with tampering and destruction of evidence. >>> there is a call for leslie hnson not to be among those sworn in as a new councilmember in prince george's county tomorrow. she won the sixth district seat before last month's arrest. petition organizers plan to deliver the 190 or so signatures to the maryland general assembly and governor martin o'malley. officials have said there is no state law to prevent leslie johnson fromeing sworn in despite the federal charges against her. >> a maryland family is putting the pieces backogether after a wild intruder broke into their home. >>his intruder was different than most starting with the fact it had four legs and horns. darcy spencer has more owhat a deer did to th
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Feb 20, 2011 9:00am EST
for reelection. former virginia senator and governor george allen already launched his republican senate campaign. >>> new this morning, security forces in libya have killed at least 200 protesters. that's from a doctor treated the wounded coming into his hospital. libyan state tv is showing these images of government buildings on fire and others ransacked due to anti-government protests. say special commandos areÑi fanning out into various cities armed with assault rifles and heavy weapons. the government banned western journalists in the country and video of violence has popped up online but sporadically since the country has been cutting internet for hours at a time. protesters are trying to end moammar gadhafi's four decades of power. >> gadhafi made efforts to bring his country out of isolation in recent years but faces allegations of human rights violations. 9:08. 36 degrees. a massive fire tears through an apartment building. why it took hundreds of firefighters so long to bring the flames under control. >>> and how cool would it be to have the president of the united stat
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Jul 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
live in montgomery or prince george's county you'll spend your holiday weekend conserving water or face a fine. the water has been shut off to an eight foot main. but they need to pump more water oust pipe before crews can install replacement parts. the sanitary commission says it's important everyone adhere to the mandatory restrictions throughout the entire weekend. >> we still have an adequate supply of water in our distribution system to provide our customers and fire protection. but folks shouldn't ignore the restrictions. we need to continue doing what we're doing. >> dozens of people were warned for violating the restrictions. sources tell news 4 that includes redskins owner dan snyder. >>> this weekend you can now start trying your luck at the table games in charlestown, warj. a brand new addition. people from washington are trying to cash in as workers and players. darcy spencer reports. >> reporter: for the first time gamblers can take their chances at high stakes table games like blackjack and round let at the hollywood casino at charlestown formally known as charlestown
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Feb 19, 2012 9:00am EST
. >> you're welcome. >>> new this morning, prince george's county police are investigating multiple shootings. police say the shootings stem from an argument between the suspect and one of the victims. it happened this morning in the 5500 block of marlboro pike in district heights. police say four people were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the suspect led police on a car chase before being caught and arrested near the beltway and telegraph road. >>> a charlottesville jury will decide the fate of a former university of virginia lacrosse player on trial for murder. deliberations will begin wednesday after the holiday weekend. they must decide unanimously if george huguely had the intent to kill his ex-girlfriend or if yeardley love's death was an accident. in closing arguments, the prosecution said huguely banged down the bedroom door to love's apartment and beat her. prosecutors urged jurors to return a verdict of first-degree or second-degree murder. huguely's defense attorney acknowledged his client contributed to love's death but says involuntary manslaug
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Oct 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
coming to prince george's county. a brand-new wegmann's is opening at glenn arden and it has the community very excited. derrick ward joins us live now from the grand opening this morning with more. good morning, derrick. >> reporter: good morning, kimberly. well, take a look around. u can see this is a very busy parking lot this morning and that's a good thing. it's not often that the opening of a grocery store generates this much attention as this wegmann's store has. it's not off it's warranted but this represents a change. we want to show you some pictures we shot earlier inside the store. you can see the aisles peectly laid out and a lot easier to move around during the time we shot that. today you wouldn't be so lucky. it's crowded. they have a lot of people here. people have made second trips and the parking lot is full. joining me now is prince george's county executive jack johnson and this store represents not so much a retail move but also something significant for this part of prince george's county, doesn't it? >> it's really a paradigm shift for us. it's huge. it's
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Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
freedom left, kids, and prince georges' kids head back to schooltomorrow. the parents are being asked to make the day special by visiting them in class or dropping them off or picking them up personally. d.c. schools' chancellor says 18 teacher vacancies remain, and that's down from about 800 open positions in may. >>> this morning, thousands of bikers are starting their engines in the district, and they are doing it for a cause. it's for awareness of hiv and aids. now a local celebrity is trying to join the fight. michael, good morning. >> reporter: hey, there. good morning, keith. we have nice rides out there. this parking lot will soon be jammed with motorcycles. 2,000 bike riders will be out here for what is billed as the largest african-american motorcycle ride. this is the third annual ride for life hosted by radio and tv personality big tiger. she is with the maryland chapter of rough riders. tell me about the group and why you guys are taking part today? >> we are the maryland rough riders and we are taking part in this because we believe in giving back to the community and hi
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