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investigation. and why some maryland tax prepares are in trouble with the state. could it affect thousands of tax returns? "abc7 news at 6:00" starts now. announcer: now "abc7 news at 6:00". on your side. leon: well, they are accustomed to judging people accused of crimes but now a physical altercation between two d.c. judges has one of them facing charges in a story you will see only on 7. d.c. bureau chief sam ford has the court document cha explained what happened. tell us about this. talk about order in the court. sam: well, leon, these are not so much courthouse judges. they are judges who settle dispute between the d.c. government and the employees and the public but they can be power. they determine if an employee will keep or lose a job and how much money the government would have to pay out in a judgment.
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two administrative law judges fighting? >> they know better. >> i'm not going to comment on that. >> awesome. >> what can you say? d.c. government. sam: it involves sharon goodie pictured her and another judge joan davenport. according to legal papers last thursday morning goodie knocked several times on davenport's office door. when davenport opened up she came with arms extended and made contact with goodie who fell to the floor. according to the witnesses goodie said you tried to put your hands around my throat. she tried to put her hands around my throat. davenport responded, "well, i tried to." police responded to the incident on the fourth floor last thursday. yesterday a judge issued an arrest warrant. early this morning davenport turned herself in to the police. who was aryaned and signed an order that doesn't prohibit her from returning
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the attorney met bothopoly law judges -- met both administrative law you judges. >> they are jungs. i have to trust them. trust that they have good judgment. >> both judges worked for the d.c. government for ten years. they have had bad blood for a long time. six weeks ago goodie became davenport's supervisor. on may 17, davenport does have to go before a courthouse judge. she has her next appearance for simple assault. reporting live from northwest washington, sam ford, abc7 news. alison: thank you. april 5. people are bundled up like february. a freeze warning actually is in effect tonight. chief meteorologist doug hil
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tonight. doug: some are 20 degrees colder than now. it's a dry air. so we have a wind chill that will feel like 39 or 40 now across the area. check out the air temperatures. 45 in leesburg. 44 in hagerstown. 45 in culpeper. andrews at 43. 44 in baltimore. a widespread freeze warning across the bay to atlantic northern. farther north to delaware and new jersey. count on a freeze. it will happen. the temperatures will range from 27 to 34. the 34-degree areas are along the shoreline of the river and the bay. everybody else is below freezing we expect. the source is the area of high pressure. wi start to so some moderation tomorrow. we'll have the weekend outlook in a few minutes. leon:
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suspicious. the body was found in the basement of a turned-out townhouse where he and go of his roommates ive together. the both was found after the flames engulfed a home a week ago. the roommates survived. the investigators are trying to determine if the 63-year-old died before the fire or as a result of it. alison: a life sentence for nguyen who is conducted of killing his ex-wife's husband. the sentence came down in the last two hours. the northern virginia bureau chef jeff goldberg is live at the courthouse with details. jeff? jeff: this is an emotional hearing. both of nguyen's parents taking the stand crying on the witness stand saying that he had suffered mental illness and he was a
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but nguyen a one-time pioneer in social media software game enraged and jealous when the ex-wife remarry and the two formed a family. >> for the wife, mother and daughter of corey madison today's ruling is not a time of celebration. >> there are no winners here today. >> we came here without corey. we go home without him. >> in court nguyen addressed the judge at times sobbing uncontrollably. "i place blame at my feet. i ask family and friends for forgiveness. i'm sorry for everybody's grief on both sides." he pleaded no contest to the murder of madison. last year nguyen broke in the home of his ex-wife and her new husband and shot her new husband multiple times. killing him on the
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as he laid dying. they called at it prolong ram pain of rage before issuing sentence of life in prison. >> nothing happened today to make tomorrow easier or harder. it will continue to be hard. we all agreed if we left with sorery honored and people -- corey honored to see the man he was, that is the best case scenario. >> they had two children together and corey had two children from the previous marriage. two of the five children were at the home when the murder took place. jeff goldberg, abc7 news. leon: thank you.
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alison: hundreds of people showed up to pay respects to chad dermyer. officer around the country attended today's funeral. trooper dermyer served four years in the marine corps and was previously a police officer in michigan. the 37-year-old leaves behind a wife and two children. the man who shot trooper dermyer was killed by other troopers. no word yet why he opened fire. leon: today is a big day in race for the white house. polls are open for three more hours in the wisconsin primary. on the republican side stop trump movement hoping for a cruz victory who has a lead over five to ten points over trump. john kasich is hoping for an upset or a strong second place finish there. there are 42 delegates at it stake. there are 86 delegates on the line for the democrats tonight. but unlike the republicans, the
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proportionally. leon: a mick-up between the democratic party and the elections board had left off the possibility that sanders would be left off the june 4 ballot but it has been corrected now. alison: coming up on "abc7 news at 6:00" -- shots fired at another home in prince william county. is this incident connected to a string of other shootings? >> if you pay someone to do your taxes listen up. dozen of tax preparers are on a fraud watch list. coming up, one of them depends the business. plus what you need to know to protect yourself.
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leon: massive protest in iceland and why the country's prime minister re-signed. alison: live look on the progress of the "jeopardy" stage at d.a.r. constitution hall. you can watch the live stream on our website "jeopardy" is preparing to tape shows this week. right here in d.c. you just have to watch "good morning washington" to have a chance to win tickets to one of the tapings. we'll be right back.
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leon: once again police are investigating shots fired at home in woodbridge. someone fired at the home on saturday morning. no one was hurt but they found bullet in a wall and in a vehicle. the shots were fired at several different homes in woodbridge neighborhood in february. you may recall. alison: well, the police recovered more than $76,000 worth of stolen goods outside of tysons corner center. leon: the officers responding to report from mall security recovered the items and arrested three people in the parking lot while trying to flee. they found items commonly used to bypass security system. two women and a man from florida are facing multiple charges including grand larceny. developing out of iceland the country's prime minister stepped down today after calls
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thousands protested today in iceland. prime minister sigmundur david gunnlaugsson is named in the panna papers -- panama papers. it said many set up the offshore accounts and shell companies. iceland prime minister is the first prominent leader to re-sign as a result of the panama papers -- resign as a result of the uponma papers being published. alison: still to come, tax preparers punished in maryland. will it affect your tax return? leon: we prepare for an april freeze.
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but jamie raskin is the only democrat for congress o's authored landmark ogressive laws -- marriage equality, equal pay for women, green maryland act, assault weapons ban, and more. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message. alison: welcome back. "7 on your side" is on your side to get you answers to the car questions. we have a team standing by in the help center to ask the mechanic. all you have to do is call the number on your screen. 703-236-9220. they will be there-up in 6:30. leon: tax prep businesses are gearing
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filers. in maryland there are dozens under cross watch. some of them are not allowed to submit for you. brad bell explains why. >> at the first tax preparer we visit we don't get far. >> i'm brad bell, reporter with abc7 news. brad: silence from the intercom. >> hello? brad: nobody atish i.c.s. group wants to talk. at tax point solutions, they are eager to defend the reputation. >> i know i do good business. >> he is joining others on a quarantine list from the state comptroller's office. these are the one in montgomery and prince george's county alone. >> we are not processing any returns until the 65 highly questionable tax preparers show up in the office to prove to us they are on the level.
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thousands of returns from the companies set off fraud alerts. >> this is criminal behavior. >> richard says if he filed false returns it's likely the fault of his clients. >> we have to rely on the clients' information. >> so far none of the accused tax preparers has been able to justify a single suspicious return. if you suspect fraud you are asked to is 1-800-m.d.-taxes. in largo, brad bell, abc7 news. leon: the i.r.s. building in downtown d.c. will remain closed through the end of the week after yesterday's transformer fire in basement there. the i.r.s. says employees who can telework should do it tomorrow through the rest of the week. alison: the cold weather tonights.
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doug: another freeze warning. below freezing. saturday it's below freezing. if you put tomatoes out, shouldn't have done it. leon: your tomatoes are toast. doug: my did always said wait until mother's day. some reasons are different than others. but this is a look at alexandria at the belle haven country. look gorgeous until you're out there in 40-degree temperatures and 25-mile-per-hour winds. you are shivering. warmer days are coming. some seasons are like this. sometimes we get in the early spring like the ground hog said a few weeks ago, i don't think so. but we warm up for the next few days. 46 and 30 the high and low. averages with 63 and 46. average high and low and we are way below that. tonight is cooler. s for the last five days -- for the last five days look at the pattern. friday we were 83. saturday is 56. it's 46 today it's crazy
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the up-and-down temperatures will continue. mid-40's icross the viewing areas. later tonight with the clear skies and the lighter winds. temperatures will drop. because of that a freeze warning posted through the viewing area south to richmond. east to the atlantic atlantic o. north to new york city. this is a growing season. you get temperatures in the middle of winter no big deal. but because the growing season is underway it is important to take note of the temperatures being as cold as they will be. the planner tonight. 42. winds will diminish tonight. we will see rapid drop in temperatures overnight. in the morning it will be 26, 27. 33 to 24 along the shoreline. there is the high moving out. sunshine tomorrow. clouds will increase late in day. we get to thursday morning early. the rain will start. it will be heavy at it
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we can't say there is no game. but steady rain by midday. for rest of the afternoon and the evening a chance of scattered showers. that is all i can tell you now. we will have more tomorrow. the next seven days will have an up and down feature. 58 tomorrow with the sunshine. 90% challenge of rain. 62 on thursday. clearing, breezy. 55 on friday. chilly on saturday. only in 40's with a chance of the rain showers. gusty winds and wet snowflakes mixed in. breezy and milder sunday. monday and tuesday is back to 60's. the question is how long before the next batch of cold air arrives? good question, huh? leon: good question. how about this question. was the game we saw last night the greatest college basketball championship game ever? >> it ranks up there. popular water cooler talk in offices across d.c. villanova-north carolina battled until the final buzzer when the local boy kris jenkins delivered the national championship for th
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his one shining moment coming up in sports.
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announcer: now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealer. scott: the thrill of victory and agony of defeat on full display in houston when villanova stunned the college basketball world knocking off one of the blue blo
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sport in north carolina. final blow was delivered by a local boy from right here in d.c. gonzaga college high school grad kris jenkins hit the game-winning three to give the wildcats the national title. the win is villanova's second championship in program history. the first coming in 1985. north carolina may have lost the national championship. >> this is our moment this time. it was a great moment. they were phenomenal. >> someone has to get a -- >> it might have been me. >> how about this? the proposal happened in the exact spot the couple met seven years ago. the nhl regular season winding down. the capitals hope to finish strong in the final week. the single season wins
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reach. tonight against the islanders braden holtby has a chance to tie for the wins record. the mark is set at 48 wins. the tomemates are trying to do their part to help the netminder. >> we are not having the best time in the game or the momentum shifting to their side. he comes one a big save to lift us. put our head on straight. to get him this record would be cool. >> ncaa women's championship game is tonight. syracuse trying to stop the uconn huskies from winning the fourth straight championship. the uconn women basketball team is something else to watch. geno auriemma is quite the coach. leon: playing for the girls. alison: bundle up out there. doug: rudolph has an important update on the freeze warning. alison: "world news tonight" with david muir up ne
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narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott,
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facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward." kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
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breaking news tonight. the first exit polls. will wisconsin change the race for donald trump? and what melania trump wants her husband to stop doing. and tonight, what hillary clinton just said. her challenge to donald trump. the deadly crash. investigators talking just a short time ago, after an american helicopter tour goes down, killing everyone onboard. the deadly spring storm, and tonight, the deep freeze now. snow and concern over black ice for drivers, that cold here to stay. the flight attendant just fired after suddenly deploying the emergency chute in houston. and you'll see it right here. and the passenger who called 911 to warn authorities about his uber driver. >> he kept driving. >> passed from dispatcher to dispatcher, not once, but three times.


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