Skip to main content

tv   ABC7 News at 6  ABC  April 11, 2016 6:00pm-6:30pm EDT

6:00 pm
the lawmakers are still sorting out differences. brad bell has more. brad: the process is uglies, distressing and stressful. those pushing for the bill say they are seeing all of those traits. there are several police officers leading the effort to push for bill in the name of the fallen montgomery county police officer noah leotta. the leottas at the entrance for the house of delegates greeting the politicians as they go in.
6:01 pm
there are members saying that will go with the tougher measure but it has to be put in writing. but half an hour ago governor larry hogan speaking in strong terms about his support for the bill. we are very frustrated. we want to make sure they don't screw it up and get it passed. it is an important bill. brad: strong words from the governor. he referred to a senator that was trying to add something to the bill. he seems to have pulled that back to get the measure through. it hasn't happened yet. the clock
6:02 pm
they have until midnight to get it passed. there is movement. strong support from the top. in annapolis, brad bell, abc7 news. leon: all right. thank you. we'll see how it plays out. meantime, developing now searching for the suspects after a teen because stabbed to death at the deanwood metro station this morning. police released a photo of a person of interest hoping for answers. stabbing happened near faregates but no word what triggered it. >> in terms of safety we need more of a police presence. i would ask metro to give special attention to deanwood. this is the second time in less than a month. leon: that is right. the deanwood metro station is the same place where a 15-year-old was shot to death last month. tonight guardian angels will be out there at the station to help security and peacekeeping continuing coverage of that and the investigation tonight on abc7 news at 11:00. maureen: tonight we have more information on the shooting of
6:03 pm
police made an arrest in friday night's shooting. the suspect is identified as michael wiggins. the girl is in fair condition at children hospital. she was hit by a stray bullet walking home with her family. mayor muriel bowser spoke with the family and says that the girl wants to get back to school. >> we certainly don't tolerate any level of violence in the city. and we are shocked that a child walking with her family could get caught in the cross fire. maureen: it happened near garfield elementary school two blocks from the seventh district police station. police say quick thinking by the girl's father who put pressure on her wound likely saved his daughter's life. leon: dozen of howard university students rallied against sexual assault today. >> it's on us to be the difference. leon: this was the scene as the protest there comes a few weeks after students began voicing concerns about how the school ha
6:04 pm
some say they worry a focus on athletics, creek organizations and other groups create organization hostile to victims of sexual violence. >> the frustration and the anger we feel are real. the reasons behind it are valid. leon: the student accused in the recent rape case banned from campus for violating the code of conduct. the u.s. attorney office will decide whether or not to file charges going forward. a top law enforcement official arrested for allegedly beating his wife. the sheriff of anne arundel county is now facing an assault charge. kevin lewis tells us what led to the altercation. >> you would be proud to know the callous allow us to put handcuffs on thousands of criminals. >> anne arundel county sheriff ron batemen vows he is innocent. >> we have a lot of work to do here. >> but police say the law man is guilty of pinning his wife against a bed and shoving her against a wall in the couple's pasadena home. the
6:05 pm
allegedly over money and alcohol induced. >> i would have to term them as minor injuries. the sheriff's wife posted hey, ladies, ron batemen is a free man. snatch him up quick. but today an objectface when he stated "ron is an a wonderful man and amazing sheriff. so if you are a perfect person that never raised your voice or had an argument by all means go live your perfect life and stay out of ours." >> we are surprised. we will wait to see what happens and see how it plays out. >> today batemen's defense attorney told us he denies ever improperly or offensively touching his wife and added if the case is purr sawed he will plead not guilty. ba
6:06 pm
in anne arundel county since 2006 was not available for comment. we did see a woman and children enter the family home today. batemen is out on bond. but we do not know where he is staying tonight. in annapolis, i'm kevin lewis, abc7 news maureen: still ahead on abc7 news -- all eyes on new york as the state's primary gets closer. what the candidates are saying and the surprising people who won't be casting a vote. leon: plus special landing at dulles. take a look at the "star wars" themed celebration. we will tell you about it just ahead. doug: a lot of sunshine today. clouds moving in now. next is the rain. i will have the timing of the rain in the forecast still to come on "abc7 news at 6:00".
tv-commercial
6:07 pm
narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews.
6:08 pm
she has a broad and deep 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. ifor all the wrong reasons.gical you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin®.
6:09 pm
on the first day you take it. try zyrtec®. muddle no more®. leon: turning to campaign news. we are eight days away from the new york primary and all the candidates are focusing their efforts there. bernie sanders won again in wyoming caucuses but even with the victory he walked away with the same number of delegates as hillary clinton did so today he is trying to set himself apart. >> i would end fossil fuel extraction on public land. [applause]
6:10 pm
hillary clinton would not. leon: in a matchup between the parties a new poll puts clinton ahead of her possible point donald trump and shows more americans believe she would achieve his slogan of making america great. when new yorker goes to the polls two of trump's biggest supporters won't be able to vote for him. his two children didn't register with the republican party in time to vote in the primary on april 19. maureen: yahoo! is for sale. the website company was worth $255 billion in the early 2000's. it's now valued at $34 billion. that is roughly the value of yahoo!'s asian holdings. this means the u.s. stock market values yahoo!'s core international business s worthless. still, media companies including the daily mail and time are reported thinking of making an offer. goldman sachs will pay $5 million to settle federal and state probe in the bank sale of the mortgage-back securty
6:11 pm
crisis. according to the justice department the deal will require the bank to pay $2 million in the civil penalties and nearly $2 billion in relief to under water homeowners and the distressed borrowers. it's the latest multibillion civil settlement reached with a major bank. leon: coming up ahead the silver line brought surge of visitors to tysons corner, both good and bad. with the people coming in, the crime is going up. what police are saying now up next. maureen: wild weather ahead this week. but first rain and wind. doug hill is tracking it in the stormwatch7 next. robert: i'm robert burton. coming up nats-braves. that's when "abc7 news at time magazine called chris van hollen "a hero to environmentalists, education groups, and gun control advocates" for his accomplishments as a young legislator. now a respected leader in congress and key ally of president obama, protecting planned parenthood
tv-commercial
6:12 pm
.. chris van hollen is the only candidate who fought the wall street banks and the nra...and won. that's why he's endorsed by the post as the "talented successor" to senator mikulski who will "deliver results." i'm chris van hollen, and i approve this message.
6:13 pm
thope to see you again soon.. whoa, whoa, i got this. just gotta get the check. almost there. i can't reach it. if you have alligator arms, you avoid picking up the check. what? it's what you do. i got this. thanks, dennis! if you want to save fifteen percent or more on car insurance, you switch to geico. growwwlph. it's what you do. oh that is good crispy duck.
6:14 pm
maureen: what is left of the annapolis yacht club may be torn down. club officials are leaning to demolish the burned out headquarters and rebuilding it. fire in desir stroyed most of the club. started by artificial christmas tree. a new facility would make it easier to meet city,
6:15 pm
new at 6:00, more traffic at tysons corner. with it, more crime. leon: that is right. tonight police are out with the surprising new statistics about the surge of people to the region. jeff goldberg tells us what is being done about it. jeff: since the silver line opened two years ago it has delivered as promised for many visitors to tysons corner. >> to be here and get to places is better. jeff: but the added traffic created significant problems. >> with more people comes more calls for service. more crime. lieutenant chuck little says growing crime is people grabbing expensive items from stores in the mall and fleeing. >> run out to head toward the train. there was a 34% increase in misdemeanor and that trend is continuing. >> it's disappointing.
6:16 pm
more traffic, more confusion. more likely to happen. they are hitting the malls new york, michigan, beyond. last month the urban team busted three suspects from florida. accused of taking high-end clothing and accessories from the stores. battling the overall spike in theft will depend on the retailers keeping a close eye on crime and calling police the moment it happened. >> to have more officers to be able to staff at least the tysons corner area to combat retrial crime seven days a week.
6:17 pm
maureen: drivers on howard university should be aware of the bus lines that opened this morning. the lanes run from florida avenue to barry place. it's only a third of a mile stretch, officials say it should speed up travel for metro bus route 70 and 79. leon: a special craft landed at the airport. you can see here that it looks like the character from the movie. there are three "star wars" theme planes. time to rock the red here as the caps get ready for the playoffs. hockey fans all across the d.m.v. gearing up.
6:18 pm
a rock the red fan owner kicking off. the fun that the people there are having. you the find more events celebrating the postseason on the website wjla.com. here is hoping that the folks will not be disappointed. maureen: very exuberant fans there. doug: it will be fun to watch. maureen: nice for the rest of the week. doug: after we get through thunderstorm morning and clear out in the afternoon. we have a stretch of days, four, five, six days that is dry and sunny with a warming trend. leon: as it should be. doug: that is what spring should be like here. start with a live look from the potomac river. the weather bug camera at national harbor. the clouds moved in. you know the deal. we had over the weekend. this morning we had showers. bright sunshine all day. now the high level clouds move in ahead of the cold front. the clouds lower and thicken. it is still 73 at reagan national airport. south/southwesterly winds at 16 miles per hour. it's comfortable.
6:19 pm
don't seem to mind the winds as much. 43 like we had over the weekend, ahggg no so much fun there. the story is we enjoy a fine evening here. the temperatures will hold in the 70's for another hour or two and drop to 60's. the same time the clouds are increasing from the west. winds will continue out of the southwest. great baseball weather. if you have any plans outside, it will be fine. there is no threat of rain before midnight. probably not until 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning. the overnight lows are 49 to 58. that is mild. the winds continue. get to tomorrow morning and the cold front to west of mountains now are moving overhead. steady rain at times that are moving across northern kentucky, central and southern ohio. pennsylvania. the area is shifting in our direction. at a good speed. when we see systems like this that have a history of the strong progression, they don't linger or slow down, they move in a steady pace the computer model guidance has this figured out. this is close to timing of what we'll see. with the steady rain and the
6:20 pm
moving through 6:00 tomorrow morning through the region. by the time we hit 11:00, most of the rain sout across the bay. clearing skies will develop and gusty winds behind it. initially the air is mild. in the lower 60's. we will keep clear skies. we might have a freeze tuesday or wednesday. the trend is for the warming. the average high for this time of year is 65. so we are still not to average but we will get there. 62 tomorrow at 80% chance of rain. thursday and friday is 62. saturday is sunshine and 64. the weather will be great for the national cherry blossom parade. abc7 a proud sponsor. warmer weather. 70 on sunday. 74 on monday. leon: sounds like good stuff. weather will hold out tonight for the braves coming to tonight? robert: you are going to the game.
tv-commercial
6:21 pm
every time i do something bad happens. robert: i won't say it more. nats send their ace to the hill. and why defenseman alsner says it's the perfect playoff matchup when we come back.
6:22 pm
but sierra club chooses jamie raskin for congress they all talk about climate change. because only raskin wrote laws to reduce our carbon footprint and is leading the fight against fracking in maryland. raskin: i'm jamie raskin, and i approve this message.
6:23 pm
announcer: now the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local to
6:24 pm
robert: all right. baseball. nats-braves on south capital. braves are winless so far this season and the nats are 3-1 in the early going. washington coming off 4-2 win yesterday against the marlins to split the series. one of the heros is clint robinson who drove in a pair of runs on a single in the seventh for washington. i was in the clubhouse today and had a quick chat with the nats first baseman. you have the braves today. a team that hasn't won yet this season. do you go in the matchup saying well, it doesn't matter, it's still a good ball club? player: absolutely! it's a ball club of major league baseball players. anybody can win on any given night and they are an interdivision rival so it is important we win the series and try to win three of the four games. robert: max scherzer back on the mound. last time he went up against atlanta seven ks and seven innings. how pumped are you? >> it's always good to have max out there. if he takes the
6:25 pm
excited to see him go out. we expect nothing but good things from him. robert: all right. hockey, the first round matchup set for caps to take on flyers. game one set for thursday at the verizon. the puck drop at 7:00 for that one. caps will face the flyers in the playoffs for the fifth time. first time since 2008. that is when the flyers eliminated the caps 4-3 in the eastern conference quarterfinals. this time the caps should have the upper hand. flyers clawed their way in the playoffs but players think it will be a good series. >> they have good depth. they are a good defensive team. players that are game-breakers. that is what we look for in a good playoff series. robert: back to baseball. the orioles are baseball's only up defeated team and beat red sox today 9-7 in boston's home opener. leon: good. all right. maureen: catch up with the great forecast for the rest of the week.
6:26 pm
doug: rain to get through for the morning. look at the satellite and the radar. cold front for the left hand side of the screen. rain across kentucky and pennsylvania be here at 4:00 in the morning. you have deal with int for part of the rush but the temperatures will be mild. 58 degrees. in the brentwood neighborhood in the city. 55 in germantown and gaithersburg. 56 in la plata. the story for the next few days is the rain tomorrow morning that will become partly sunny and breezy. 59 on wednesday with the sunshine. 62 on thursday. looks like by sunday we could be close to getting 70. steve will have more on the timing and morning commute and rain. and national cherry blossom parade outlook update at 11:00. maureen: all right. thank you, doug. leon: looks good. maureen: "world news tonight" with david muir is up next.
6:27 pm
tv-commercial
6:28 pm
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, she has a broad and deep 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,
6:29 pm
kathleen: i'm kathleen matthews and i approve this message.
6:30 pm
tonight, trump's tirade. donald trump now calling the nomination process rigged and corrupt. sending out this video, somebody burning up their voter registration. and ivanka trump revealing she did not register as a republican. she cannot vote in the primary. and the new poll tonight, right before the new york primary, where trump stands, where hillary clinton stands. the severe weather outbreak. powerful thunderstorms, possible tornadoes at this hour. we're watching the system from the south all the way up to the northeast. the airport meltdown tonight, and one mother who had enough. >> if there's no flight, just say there's no flight. >> tonight, why she was so upset. the super bowl champ shot and killed. new reporting this evening. authorities say he was shot in the back. what that could reveal. and did road rage play a role? >>

58 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on