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people danced all night on 1st street in minneapolis to remember prince. a first-rate dance party was one of several events nationwide honoring the late musician. he died thursday morning at his paisley park home in minnesota that is right outside of minneapolis. that is where we find scott mcgrane who will be live with the very latest as people around the world are remembering prints died at the age of 57 yesterday in minnesota. >> prince's autopsy is underway, a process that should shed some light on what claimed his life, the answers will not come soon. the medical examiner plus office
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office saying results could be several days away. fans are flocking to pay their respects. and accenture -- an eccentric persona and music icon, now gone. seven grammys and an oscar made prince one of the most successful office -- musicians of his time. producer,singer, prince was also an influencer. manic monday ♪er ♪ >> for his colorful fashions and hit single, they called him the purple one. that is rhodes performing in atlanta last week, his final concert. he always called minnesota
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, partly typical for a pop star, but little about prince was typical. >> he does not want anyone to mourn. he wants everyone to celebrate, celebrate him and his life. >> at his estate, fans showed up to pay respects, some near tears. >> just in morning like everyone else. he was so beautiful and alive, and all of a sudden he is gone. >> that woman you just heard from was among the large crowd of people now gathering outside paisley park to pay their respects. what is interesting about her story is she has never met prince personally nor has she attended one of his concerts, yet she has this outwardly emotional reaction to his passing which proves how big an impact one man's music can have.
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man, people also really remembering the music today. kidd o'shea spent his morning bar blue cats and chilean speaking about prince's impact. performersve seen that could barely get on the stage, but he was so natural. >> he put on a three-hour show, played the hits. it was never the same show twice. of us have been in radio for a long time, but we play the songs over and over and over, and you would think we would get sick of them. out remember when 1999 came in 1983. wouldn't it be equal in 1999 to be playing 1999? 2016, still playing it. kidd:
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radio -- every time it comes on the radio, it is like turn it up. let's talk about the most talked about thing right now in social media. you posted on the wash fm facebook page. >> we are vintage photos and performances, but the one video that is getting a lot of 2011,ion goes back to madison square garden, she is there with her friend kris humphries. prince paul's kim kardashian onto the stage. she did not dance. what did he do? he kicks her off. here,erally says, out of get off the stage, and the video went viral. now everyone is loving it again. it is on wash jummy: we have got more reaction to prince's
12:05 pm as well as a photo gallery looking back on his life. let us know your favorite prince song on the wjla facebook page. we are on storm watch as the much-needed rain makes it into the region. here withde graaff is a look at your forecast. brian: at belle haven country club they are running the sprinkles -- sprinklers. temperatures have really climbed, 74 downtown. fredericksburg, but look off to the west, there are six is off to the west and that is where the rain is coming. we will stay mild through the day with temperatures in the 70's and hit and miss showers throughout the day. the nats do have a game tonight so we will be tracking it. jummy:
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are following a developing story this noon out of northwest d.c.. that is where police are investigating a deadly stabbing on time are road between wisconsin -- tunlaw road. where brianne carter is that the very latest on this one. nearly six hours after police were called to this complex they remain here. authorities say a woman was stabbed to death. >> i was awoken by alarms going off in the building. brianne: an unsettling morning for dozens of residents, forced out of their complex after a bomb threat into a murder investigation. >> officers responded to calls for a suspicious package. they encountered an individual covered in blood. brianne: that individual
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stab wounds. residents of the building say she was found on the fifth floor and taken to the hospital, where she died. one man is said to be in custody and the incident appears to be domestic, all the relationship between the man and woman is not known. >> staggering, hard to believe. brianne: for several hours, police swept every floor in response to the suspicious package but in the end, nothing was found. man who wask, the detained was brought in for questioning and at this point, no charges have been filed. this afternoon, the investigation continues. brianne carter, abc 7 news. jummy: this morning pass court of parents -- this morning's court appearance for a man accused of shooting someone at a metro station was postponed. he is
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accused of killing a man on the deanwood station platform last month and is also charged in the murder of a secret service officer last year. family friends and community leaders are planning a pair that prayer vigil tonight at the deanwood station. the piece in northeast event is said to start at 5:30 at antioch baptist church. we are also following new developments in the apparent suicide of a fairfax county firefighter. -- nicole dorf mittendorff's body was found. her colleagues are returning to work with heavy hearts. jeannette: today we hope to learn additional details about nicole mittendorff's death, and it was quite a tragedy, something her family members were not suspecting.
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she is to work. you can see a memorial was set up outside with her picture at the very bottom and it says her bodycole home." was found in a remote location in the shenandoah national park right near where she parked her car. police also found a suicide note. it is in madison county, where the 90 miles away from d.c. the firefighter was also found more than a mile away from her car in a very rocky, treacherous, and steep area. the 31-year-old had not been heard from since wednesday. she called in sick the day before she went missing. her sister sent us a statement -- our hearts are broken and we believe that nicole has been found, and is finally coming home, however not in the way we anticipated. police
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her death suspicious and are rolling out foul play. desk are ruling out foul play. we expect to learn additional details about how and exactly when she died. in fairfax county, i'm jeannette reyes. terry breaking news now, mcauliffe is restoring rights for more than 200,000 felons in the commonwealth. this executive action will allow those who have served their sentences to vote and run for public office. attempt toalls it an undo history. noon, three people are safe after a house fire in seat pleasant last night in the 1700 block of g street. two adult and a child were trapped in a basement. a man notice the flames and helped them get out to safety. >> i noticed there was bars on the
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in my truck and chains and pulled the bars off the window. patrolthree officers on also helped with the rescue and everyone made it out safely. unattended incense started the fire. coming up on abc 7 news at noon, find out what the obamas are doing at windsor palace. it was nice while it lasted. what you need to know about this weekend's work on the metro. no sleep, but can they tie things up tonight? the caps and flyers. remembering prince rogers nelson. here is a little bit of jennifer hudson and the cast of the color purple paint tribute last night. >> we want to keep him alive.
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jummy: the cast of hamilton also pay tribute to prince
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donna edwards. will she say anything to win an election? jummy: we are following new developments in the push for drivers education in the district. the department of motor vehicles is indefinitely suspending plans to require drivers education classes for first-time drivers, no matter their age. the dmv says they would like to take a closer look on how they would impact city residents. covering the metro and the return of your favorite weekend track work. delays while happen on all six lines this weekend.
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sunday, free shuttles will replace green line trains between college park and greenbelt. jamie sullivan is here with your traffic watch. jamie: we are starting with a few accidents. florida avenue currently closed off between 13th and 14th street in both directions. an alternate would be to use u street. also connecticut avenue near cathedral avenue, a car fryer is now just a trash. in virginia on 95 fairfax county parkway, you can see accident activity taking out our left lane. there is a fire truck and everybody is able to get by to the right-hand side, but because of this a backup. heavy traffic heading south at about seven miles per hour from the mixing bowl. we are
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as you are traveling in that direction. no proort traveling on 50, the bw parkway looks good inside the beltway but once you get outside we have some midday roadwork causing a delay. and theresident obama first lady arriving in the u.k. this morning for a meeting with the royal family. the royal couple was greeted by queen elizabeth. president obama got a gift for the queen to celebrate her 90th birthday. withwill have dinner prince william and harry. leaders of 171 countries started signing the paris agreement on climate change, allowing them to set their own timetable. countries that do not sign a deal today have a year to do so. that historic event comes on earth day and several events are scheduled including this garden planng
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large -- without walls helped the fairmont hotel while planting flowers and gardening. areents at virginia tech getting confetti outside without having to recharge. can charge phones, computers, and anything that would typically use a usb out book -- out put to charge. i am heading down to virginia tech today, my on the modern. -- my on the modern. -- alma matter. i will charge my phone. brian: it is earth day. days but the nicest of it still is not too bad of a morning. take a look outside at ti
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our camera in tysons. sunshine early on, clouds picking up, and they are nudging in from the west. we are checking in at 74 downtown, and typically our high afternoon temperature should be about 69, so we are well above the afternoon high and we are not late in the afternoon. went from the southwest at about 10 miles per hour. temperatures are cooler to the west. are in theratures 60's because some showers are starting to fall. 74 downtown and in southern maryland. fredericksburg checking in at 75 degrees. all morning we have been running rather mild, but where the rain is coming down just running a little bit cooler test it is running a little bit cooler. -- it is running a little bit cooler.
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into western fairfax, loud and through fauquier county. the moisture will continue to lift across the area. heavier stuff in richmond and down toward the tidewater area. this is going to graze southern maryland and we will keep an eye on that this afternoon. thunder inrumbles of virginia toward southern maryland this afternoon. evening, a little ll, hopefully enough so that when the nats play tonight it will not be wet. hopefully we will have time to get the game in as the twins play the nationals. by afternoon tomorrow, sunshine should return and nicer weather. the bad half tomorrow looks better than the first half. 76 today.
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are heading to the game. ,omorrow stay but we improve, and sunday is the best day, back in the 80's. jummy: hang around for this one. the national zoo happy to announce the birth of an endangered type of lemur. staff checked in every day to see how she is caring for the babies that were born on april 5. zoo employees will determine their sex is in the next few seeks -- determine their sexe in the next few weeks. they are cute and we are happy about them at the zoo. how a close encounter on the water with a little bit bigger of a cute and cuddly. as we had to
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tribute to prince as a rainbow appears over paisley park hours after his death. he
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jummy: hockey news now, the washington capitals are back at the phone booth looking to close out that series against the philadelphia flyers. they currently lead 3-1 and the pop drops at 7:00. confirming scott brooks is joining the wizards. worth $35ear deal is million, and this could be another
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kevin durant coming home this summer. weekend, join abc 7 for a special tailgate at the d.c. united game at 5:00 at rfk stadium, and coverage begins at 5:00. back, brian has the rain that is moving its way into our area. as we had to break, another , from nasaprince showing a purple nebula in his honor.
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jummy: that is a sound you make when you get up close and personal with four gray whales. this video shot in california. toles tend to hug the coast keep their babies say from work as. the sighting included two adults and two cabins. calves. brian: tomorrow it should be drying out, sunday much better than saturday, and monday back in the 80's. a very happy birthday to jummy today. jummy:
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