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>> exploits this is fox5 news morning. >> it is a long holiday weekend for a lot of people p a forecast for the fourth of july and a chance for severe weather today. plus, we know it's going to be a busy weekend in the district so we've got you covered. find out where you can catch a local fireworks show. and happening today, several new laws are going into effect. we'll break them down so you know what's legal and illegal starting today which is very important. good morning and welcome to fox5 news morning on this saturday. i'm annie yu. >> and i'm mike thomas. >> making a rare weekend appearance. >> yeah, although it won't be so rare this month. >> we love having you here. >> good to see
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>> stepped outside and the humidity hits you. >> it's out there like a wall. good news is today is kind of the worst of it. it will be better today. bad news we could have a thunderstorm or two today. >> what's that about. >> we've been calling for it most of the week. >> like. >> hopefully everybody was paying attention. >> we need to know exactly what time it's coming so we can make those plans. >> let's go to futurecast and we'll show you what to expect. clouds have overtaken the region. the sun will shine through from time to time but depending on how much sun is able to break through these clouds will determine just how bad thunderstorms are later on this afternoon. afternoon storms possible. today is going to be our best chance over the course of the next five days so today is the day you'll have to pay attention. bring that weather app as you head out. not going to be a washout o clouds are kind of thick out there this morning. satellite and radar not quite showing that because the sun is not high enough in the sky yet. the higher we get the sun the more the clouds will show up on satellite and radar. as you just saw in the live shot they are out there. we'll spread things out a
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you can clearly see the cold front mostly because of i've painted it on there for you just out to the west of the mountains. as that crosses the mountains today, that's going to be your trigger for thunderstorms. again it's not going to be an all day event here but again you'll have to watch out for at least a period of time this afternoon for some thunder rumbling through. warm and muggy to start. 78 degrees in d.c., gaithersburg 76, good morning hagerstown 75 for you coolest spot is cumberland and they are also at 70 degrees along with winchester so that gives you an idea just how mild it is. futurecast, 9:00 a.m. today you see clouds thickly holding in place. it will depend on how much sun breaks through. you see some breaks in the clouds on futurecast, we get enough sun that will build the heat, build the instability and you'll see as that cold front rolls through, between 3 o'clock and 6 o'clock is the time frame that's most likely for these storms to come across. once they get through they're
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take shelter for an hour as they rumble through. as soon as they pass you'll be good to get outside, we'll clear it out and be on tap for a very nice sunday. hot and humid with the clouds out there, 90 trees a little bit of sun breaks through from time to time will build the instability for those storms later on this afternoon. again we'll talk about sunday and we will preview that fourth of july forecast all important coming up in a few minutes. for now annie i'll send it back to you. >> thanks mike. developing overnight, police are searching for the driver who hit a pedestrian and then left the scene. it happened last night around 6:15 on erie street in southeast. police say the driver left the scene. the pedestrian was taken to the hospital. no word yet this morning on their condition. and this morning we know that police are searching for the hit-and-run driver. for the second time this week prince george's county police issued a warning to all illegal dirt bike and atv riders in the county to stay off the streets or else. police say the riders are putting themselves and others in danger. yesterday the department released photographs that you're looking at here of some of the people, some
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identify. the deputy chief asked for the public's help and the department is getting it. >> giving us a lot of tips on people who are storing bikes, where they're being stored, the names of people who are riding the bikes. >> told us the department is ready if the group hits the streets again. and in other news this holiday marks the first weekend frankford president trump's revised travel ban. fox's dug mcelway has the latest from dulles international airport. >> reporter: in effect for almost 24 hours now, there have been no reports of chaos or improperly detained arrivals. law enforcement say despite big holiday crowds protests have been near nonexistent. at new york's union square park there's protesters chanted against what they called president trump's unjust separation of families. doug chin who challenged the first travel ban has filed a motion in federal court challenging the new one writing "in
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family includes many of the people that the federal government decided and its own to exclude from that definition. the trump administration is is confident that hawaii's standing a weak. >> they were slapped down by the supreme court and i believe that this argument will be heard and i don't think it will be sustained either. >> reporter: sessions confidence is based on the wide latitude the high court gave the administration. it said that people from the six designated countries are exempt from the ban if they can show "a bona fide relationship to someone or some entity in the u.s." the state department interpreted that to be a parent spouse child son or daughter-in-law or sibling already in the u.s. last night the state department added fiancée to that list. the administration is sure to come under fire from another component of the ban, refugees face a longer wait time 120 days than other arrivals. >> in terms of the refugees, some of that we do have a little bit of extra
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that. that is until we reach the cap of 50,000. >> reporter: that cap is nearly reached with less than a thousand refugee spots still available. the travel ban is also coming under fire from the world's largest state sponsors of terrorism, iran's foreign minister tweeting out late last night that the ban is "a truly shameful exhibition of wide hostility to all iranians" o doug mcelway fox news. >> aaa midatlantic with out with its forecast. aaa says more than 1 million people in the d.c. metro region plan to get out of town this weekend. that's the largest number on record. nine out of 10 local travelers will drive to their destinations while about 80,000 of you will fly. good news for all those drivers out there, we are seeing the cheapest gas since 2005. we are just days away from the july 4th holiday weekend. our -- or day of course. hundreds of people are expected to pack the mall for the firewo
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capitol fourth concert on capitol hill and federal and local police have been prepping to keep people safe. that includes preventing vehicle attacks like we've seen recently in europe. >> we will be prepared. we don't talk about how many specifically in public because people who may want to do harm to the district of columbia are also listening but we are aware of the potential threat of vehicle attacks to any of the events that we have in the city and we have prepared in depth to make sure that that doesn't happen in our community. >> right now there are no credible threats aimed at the district but police want everyone to be alert and aware of their surroundings at all times and if you see something, say something. and if you're looking for some fireworks shows but you don't want to head down to the national mall and avoid all those crowds head to virginia. alexandria holding its celebration on july 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. along the potomac river waterfront. reston will have their fireworks show today at 9:15 at lake fairfax park and vienna's fir
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july 4th at 9:30 in the in south side park. annapolis a parade followed by fireworks at the harbor. bowie's independence day celebration held at prince george's stadium and the fireworks show will follow at the bowie baysox game which starts at 6:35n takoma park a parade will be held at 10:00 a.m. fireworks start at 9:30 in the evening. >> ♪♪ >> happening today, some big changes in store for virginia laws taking effect today. in virginia if you drive too slow in the left lane you could be slapped with a $100 fine. in the past if you were caught driving your license would have been suspended for six months. starting today you'll be able to keep your license. health insurance companies will be required to cover 12 months supplies of prescription birth control. and in the district people who work minimum wage jobs will see a salary bump. minimum wage is $12.60. tipped workers will see an increase to $
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the d.c. council passed legislation to raise that minimum twenty five $15 an hour by 2020. today's increase is the first step towards that goal. >> time now is 7:08. ahead this morning what we're learning about the doctor who killed someone in injured several others at a hospital in new york. we'll have those details straight after this break. and of course as we take a live look outside right now at 7:09, 78 degrees out there. mike says it's going to be a steamy one. we might have some storms t listen closely as mike joins us after this break. >> ♪♪ we just moved into this house
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>> ♪♪ >> well, all new this morning, d.c. police are investigating a sex assault that happened last month in northeast d.c. but today we are getting our first look at the person of interest s
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someone watching recognizes this person. anjali hemphill is live in northeast with the very latest this morning. anjali. >> reporter: well, annie, this neighborhood right on the border with prince george's county has been on edge ever since june 15th when d.c. police say a sexual assault occurred along 51st street right near the intersection of eastern avenue where we're standing now and it was late last night investigators released surveillance video of a man they are hoping to talk to about the crime. take a look. this video appears to be taken at a nearby convenience store. in it you can see a man wearing what appears to be a black jacket, approach the county there. d.c. police do believe this man may know something about a sexual assault here off 51st street back in june. police say the suspect forced the victim behind a home here in this area into a shed and sexually assaulted them. now, unfortunately no other information is being released right now about the crime but police do consider the man you're seeinin
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a person of interest. at this point the man is not considered a suspect, just someone police believe may have some information that could help solve this case. if you recognize this man, you are urged to call d.c. police. you can also text them at 50411. you can remain anonymous and a reward is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest. that's the latest here in northeast, anjali hemphill, fox5 local news. >> all right, anjali, thank you so much. new information on a deadly shooting at a bronx hospital. a doctor who used to work there returned with a rifle yesterday and opened fire killing one person and hurting six others. police say he also took his life. fox's david lee miller has an update from new york city. >> reporter: gunfire erupting inside a new york city hospital a doctor opening fire at bronx lebanon hospital killing one person and wounding at least six others. >> doctors and nurses all the personnel responded
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extraordinary bravery cool professionalism they protected each other, they protected their patients even amidst this horrible situation. >> reporter: police say the shooter then tried to set himself on fire before taking his own life. he's been identified as henry bellow, a doctor who used to work at the hospital. he reportedly had an assault rifle concealed under his lab coat. >> during the incident, the hospital's fire alarm system activated. apparently due to the suspect's attempt to set himself on fire. on the 17th floor, officers encountered the male suspect lying on the floor dead of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound. the assault rifle was found nearby. the hospital is located about a mile and a half north of yankee stadium. it has nearly 1,000 beds and its emergency room is one of the city's busiest. witnesses describing the terrifying moments after the shots rang out. >> i thought that i was going to die. because when there's a shooter and you don't know where the shooter is, you don't
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what is going to happen to you. >> patients coming down, patients coming down, cops with their guns out o it was kind of scary. >> reporter: new york city mayor bill deblasio says this was not an act of terrorism but appears to be a work related shooting adding that makes it no less tragic n new york, david lee miller, fox news. >> all new this morning nevada is now the fifth state in the nation to legally allow selling marijuana in stores for recreational use. sales will start this morning. this is the fastest turn around in ballot box to legalization in the u.s. people 21 and older can purchase up to an ounce of pot with a valid i.d. for private in-home use only. while pot is now legally in nevada colorado oregon and alaska. the drug is still banned by the federal government. >> ♪♪ >> all right, time now 7:15. you mentioned this before but there is a pocket of our day where storms could roll through. >> yes, but i think that's also key to emphasize it's
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just a pocket. >> passing. >> it is not going to be an all day thing. i will say there will be a decent amount of cloud cover around so plan on tanning all day at the pool, maybe not the best day for that. you'll get that in tomorrow. >> don't forget your sunscreen. >> yes, even with the cloud this time of year sun angle so high you want the sunscreen. one or two kind of areas we have to watch for some thunderstorms rumbling through this afternoon. there's your live look outside. you can see clouds in rather thick across the region this morning. but some places are seeing some sun and again, that sun is important 'cause just how much sun we're able to get later on this afternoon will that determine how much -- how severe these storms are later today. all right. hot day yesterday. reagan national 94 degrees. dulles 92. bwi 93 degrees. normal highs this time of year in the upper 80's to near 90's so really not too uncommon that we start seeing some big heat as we end june and of course almost forgot to wish everybody at home happy july. can you believe we've already made it kind of halfway through summer when you think about it. 78 degrees your current number ts
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there is some humidity in the air so it already feels like 80 degrees, winds gusting out of the south and west 11 miles an hour. we could have some gusts later this afternoon up and over 20. kind of like yesterday in terms of you could have a little bit of a breeze from time to time. 78 again here in d.c. but gaithersburg 76, westminster frederick dulles 75 degrees. manassas and fredericksburg 76. leonardtown good morning 75. so everybody again is starting off on the warm note. starting off very humid as well. dewpoints in the 70's. any time you see these numbers above 70, that means there's a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. 70 in gaithersburg, 72 near d.c., quantico very humid 74 degrees. 70 leonardtown, 71 up towards baltimore. this moisture is also important because this is kind of your thunderstorm fuel. the more moisture you have, a, the stickier it feels and b the more moisture these storms have to work with later on today. any time those dewpoints are above 70 that means it's very humid almost oppressive out there. good news once we get this fr
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dewpoints will start to drop and for your sunday we'll still have a very hot day tomorrow dewpoints will be a little less. it will be a little bit more pleasantly feeling outside with dewpoints expected in the lower 60's tomorrow afternoon. satellite and radar again we got to get the sun a little higher so these clouds show up that are on satellite and radar but if you look real closely you can see kind of that thin veil over washington, d.c. there is a little bit of clearing over the mountains to the west so we'll be watching that. just how much of that clearing is able to move eastward over our immediate metro area will determine again just how strong these storms could be as this guy, this cold front continues to slide its way eastward later on this afternoon. let's time it out for you again. here we are at 11 o'clock, again clouds mostly in place. watch these kind of harmless looking storms as they to punch their way eastward. 1:30, you live in frederick maryland you have to watch out earlier today right around 1:30 here, same deal for kind of hagerstown area down i-81 towards front royal that's the time you have to watch. we continue to move it eastward.
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3:30 p.m. there we are right here in d.c. so kind of 3 o'clock, 4 o'clock hour that's prime time here in washington when we'll have to watch out for the storms. again i promise you it's not an all day thing. watch this. they continue to march their way eastward as we head into the evening hours. we'll start to clear things back up so once these storms rumble through most folks will still be good to get back outside and enjoy the rest of the day and maybe grille out later on tonight and enjoy the rest evident evening. we'll have full details coming up on the rest of you were weekend in a few minutes. annie i'm going sending is baiting to you. >> thanks mike. local high school students used a popular candy bar to motivate their classmates. students came up with a positive pay it forward movement. they surprised each other with three musketeers bars and an inspiring note. they turned night a mini documentary. take a listen. >> people so mean on social media. i want people to feel they're cared about, feel that they're wanted basically. and so i just wanted to spread that around. >> they've gone to like teachers' classrooms before the day and they've set the
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on like people's chairs or like on the desk, like no one knew when they were going to get it, who it's from. >> we had no idea who it was. it was totally anonymous. i had no idea. >> that is remarkable. mars makes three musketeers and the company was so inspired they plan to pay for a new mural for the high school. that is awesome. all right. time now 7:20. here's a look at some events going on this weekend in the dmv. first up arlington county police are holding an anti-drunk driving community outreach event. the police are teaming up with the washington regional alcohol program for an interactive anti-drunk driving event. it's from noon until about 4 o'clock. it is free and open to the public. then you have the city of fairfax police department they installed new red light photo cameras. today marks the conclusion of the 30 day warning period so heads up. that means anyone who violates and runs a red light will get a ticket in the mail. the new lights are on fairfax boulevard at germantown road and on main street and woodland drive. and swing into summer with
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some free swing classes. tonight at the historic glen echo spanish ballroom you can take a free beginners swing lesson. the lessons run from that 8:00 to 9:00. main dance will begin at 9 o'clock and run until midnight. oldest boy scout too and in washington, d.c. and one of the oldest troops in the country is celebrating 100 years today. here's a photo of boy scouts of america troop 100 meets at saint ann roman catholic church in tenleytown. many of the scouts both current and former are residents of northwest washington. eleanor holmes norton slated to deliver opening remarks. it is a busy holiday weekend here in the dmv so we've got you covered on the top products you need this independence day weekend. stay with us. we'll be right back. time now 7:21. >> ♪♪
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>> ♪♪ >> welcome back. time now 7:24 its a busy holiday weekend as we celebrate the fourth of july and we've got you covered with some must have products for any outdoor celebration this summer and joining us this morning is jessica mcfadden with all the hottest products. good morning. >> thanks for having me. i'm so excited to be here. >> we're excited for you, we're excited for the fourth of july. >> i know. >> kind of like looking at
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>> i know. so, you're going to get some beautiful new and cool interesting sandals with pneumatic state of mind. they have the jc u.s.a. sandal which is made from reused rope. it's a sustainable sandal and it looks really cool and interesting, something new to have at the pool party but not everybody has. >> now i got to to me it's all about the comfort on the feet. i didn't try those on before. how do those. >> oh they're very, very comfortable. they're made with sustainable materials and a soft foot bed. you can feel that comfort when you're walking and it looks great with your casual clothes an great way to elevate your dress. >> i'm concerned my wide feet won't get in there. they feel pretty comfortable. >> these are very comfortable and they can accommodate a nice wide foot and of course the red white and blue of the jc u.s.a. sandal zero patriotic. find these at nomadic state of mind.com. >> nfo
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celebration is complete -- >> this is a mike must have. >> yes. you have to have a libation and this is the diva 32 tequila which is a premium shelf tequila but it is also accessible at the price point. so i'm going to pour you a little bit. you're supposed to savor the viva 32. this is has been aged in little oak barrels. >> happy fourth everybody. >> yes. and that is something you can drink on its own and savor it. >> good morning. >> of course you can always mix it in a margarita which makes fourth of julys have to have a beautiful drink. one neat thing about the tequilas you can see here on the bottle is phil which is the mascot and he's a little dog and that shows that 10 percent of the net proceeds of viva 32 tequila go to animal cruelty charities helping restore
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find great homes. you can find it at wally wines.com. >> okay. >> going back to hydration after your libation. >> right. >> the iron eight water bottles are a leak proof water bottle. i don't know if you've ever had something spill in your laptop bag. it's leak proof. you open it up and it has a lock on the button but when you unlock it you can just pop it open in one fell swoop so that way you can easily hydrate on the go and this will keep things either hot or cold as well. >> wonderful. red white and blue of course for fourth of july. >> your coffee in the morning and then in the afternoon. >> you can and it's going to be leak proof in your bag on the go. >> excellent. >> what is this here? >> this is the dina trap mosquito and pest remove so you're going to have this in your yard and it's going to suck in with its fan attract the mosquitoes and bitey flies with that uv l
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it exudes co2 to mimic a breathing person. it's going to attract those bad bugs but it's not going to zap the bugs we want to have like pollinating bees and butterflies in our garden. and this also is designed have a beautiful decor so it looks great on your patio. you can have that at your fourth of july party. this is the half acre size so that's going to fit fine for my yard. there's also a slightly larger 1 acre size. you're going to be mosquito and bug free after, you know, a whole acre or half an acre. >> nothing drivers me crazier than when you're having a backyard barbecue and you have bugs flying all over. >> if you run it for six to eight weeks it can take care of the entire mosquito life cycle and it can prevent them as well as zap them. >> real quick. >> this is the tervis patriotic line of beautiful water tumblers. they're double sided. it has beautiful patriotic scenes on the side. these will have different tops
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bottle top. there's a wide array of patriotic themes on them like home of the brave, america the beautiful. you can use these for fourth of july and also all year long. they'll keep everything cold and secure or warm and secure and tervis.com has a lot of other different beautiful designs as well as patriotic. >> real quick if anybody has any questions. >> go to my mom blog. we'll have all of these located and i also have some fun ideas for fourth of july with your family in the d.c. area. >> excellent. >> jess, thank you. >> thank you. >> okay, well time now is 7:29. pop superstar adele may be saying goodbye to touring for good. details ahead. plus mike hopefully will be back with another check of today's weather. >> month -- no promises. >> fox5 news m
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>> ♪♪ >> welcome back everybody. your time now 7:32. here's a live look at the capitol under 76 degrees. 76 or 78 i guess depending on where you are. >> 78 here in town. >> it's just hot out there. >> it's just muggy is what it is. >> like sticky and it's just one of those uncomfortable days. >> uh-huh. >> and you can kind of tell as you step outside this morning. >> look at the sky. looks a little gray.
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out there to start. we will have some sun break through but i just can't promise a perfectly sunny day today. but what i can promise is that some of us are going to see storms later on unfortunately but here's the deal. let's get it over with today so that you can enjoy tomorrow monday and tuesday. >> there you go. >> tuesday is the day. that's the day we need to be nice and dry. we got fireworks, we got parades. we need to make sure all of that gets in. let's get this out of the way. 78 degrees at reagan national bwi marshall 77 degrees. look at your bigger picture around the region. d.c. one of the warmest spots. las vegas 86, phoenix 84. southern texas as well but we're just as warm as new orleans is early this morning and only a degree cooler than tampa at 78 degrees. there is some cooler air north and west of town but that primarily is going to stay up that way. we'll be on the warm side of things over the course of the next week. more typical for july you would say around here with temperatures expected to b
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satellite and radar showing a cold front off to the west. it will be crossing the mountains throughout the course of the morning hours and then as we head into the afternoon we will have a chance of thunderstorms. futurecast yet again here 'cause we want to make sure everybody if they have plans today, outdoor plans they're getting their timing on these storms correct. here we are at 11 o'clock. you see sun mixing in with the clouds out there. of course the amount of sun is important. there we are at 1:30, frederick maryland, hagerstown maryland, that's your chance of storms kind of early afternoon hours. we move into the middle part of the afternoon in d.c., three. ooh 34 o'clock around the d.c. baltimore region they are fast moving storms. they'll push off to the east relatively quickly. southern maryland kind of mid to late afternoon as they start to head over to the eastern shore. watch and from the beaches. fox5 broadcast all the way over there to the beaches, your chances is goes to be later on this evening right around the sunset period it looks like those storms will make its way out to you so while you'll have clouds at the beach i still think you get most of the day in on the dry side of
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storms rumble through. here's your severe weather outlook for the day. weday. under a slight risk in d.c. that's that yellow zone. that means slightly higher risk of severe weather here than that green zone which is your marginal risk of severe weather later on this afternoon. these storms the main threat is going to be gusty winds and can't rule out some hail either but since they're fast moves not too concerned with flash flooding and it's certainly not a good day for tornadoes, not a great setup for that. your planner for the day 83 at 11 o'clock mostly sunny skies some sun pokes through. by 2 o'clock 87. that's a warm sticky humid 87. storms starting out to the west again kind of 3:30, 4:30 near d.c. we'll have to watch out, 87 degrees 5 o'clock with some storms in the region. all right, more details coming up on fourth of july. we'll look at that coming up but for now annie i'll send it back to you. >> ♪♪ >> all right, thanks so much mike. time now is it 7:35. we have some breaking news coming out of arkansas right now. police say that multiple people have been shot and injured at a nightclub in little rock
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dispute at a concert. police right now saying that this is not terror related. we'll be bringing you the latest as we get information on this shooting in arkansas. meanwhile happening right now locally, d.c. police are investigating a sexual assault that happened last month in northeast d.c. today we are getting our very first look at the person of interest so that maybe someone watching recognizes this person and can help bring them in. our anjali hemphill is live in northeast this morning with the very latest. good morning, anjali. >> reporter: good morning, annie. this is a disturbing crime that d.c. police are now reaching out to the public for help. investigators say the sexual assault happened back on june 15th in the early morning hours in this neighborhood along 51st street right near the intersection of eastern avenue and it was late last night that investigators released surveillance video of a man they're hoping to talk to about this crime. take a look. this video appears to be taken at a nearby convenience store and in it you can clearly see a man wearing what looks like
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a plaque jacket approach the counter and make a transaction. d.c. police believe this man may know something about a sexual assault here off 51st street that happened back in june. all we know about the crime is police say the suspect forced the victim behind a home here into a shed and then sexually assaulted them. again, no other information is being released but police do consider the man you're seeing in this video a person of interest. at this point this man is not a suspect, just someone police think may have information that can help them solve this case. if you recognize this man, you are urged to call d.c. police. you can also text them at 50411. you can remain anonymous and you could get a reward. that's the latest here in northeast, anjali hemphill, fox5 local news. >> a look now at some other top stories this morning. the airports are going to be quite busy this weekend for the fourth of july holiday according to aaa more than an extra 3 million people are expected to board planes for the
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year. president trump's travel ban is in effect. the ban affects citizens from six muslim majority countries. any 81 -- anyone from those countries who already have a visa will be allowed into the u.s. people without one will only be allowed in if they have a bona fide relationship with a person in the u.s. fiancés were added a. the state of hawaii asked a federal judge to clarify that the administration cannot enforce a temporary ban against certain residents. up next this morning find out how a group of scientists are trying to make better cell phone batteries. stay with us. you don't want to miss that. >> ♪♪
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>> ♪♪ >> welcome back. one professor is using science creativity in hopes of revolutionizing the way batteries work. fox's dan daru has the story. >> reporter: build a better cell phone battery and the world will beat a path to your door. no, mr. emerson didn't say that but amy p
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true because that's exactly what she says she's done. >> we are building a better battery. that we hope will that have impact in many different kinds of applications. >> reporter: in addition to being a full-time professor at colorado state university, prieto is ceo and founder of prieto battery. >> our battery is based on the same kind of chemistry as the battery you have in your cell phone or your laptop but it is put together in a very new wayism thinner, smaller and shapeable. >> we've made batteries that are -- that could conform to your wrist, that could be ring shaped. >> reporter: as this story airs, a small team of scientists just west of csu are working on the next evolution in batteries. >> we started with a piece of copper but instead of being copper foam this is -- it's like a sponge. >> reporter: according to the consumer technology association, wholesale revenues from batteries last year were $6.6 billion.
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batteries are big business. >> oh, wait. >> reporter: prieto hopes this little guy makes a big splash in the world of batteries. >> getting close. >> reporter: so, until then, we'll just have to put up with what we have. dan daru. >> all right, who doesn't like nice things, right. it turns out the wealthy aren't the only ones who shell out big bucks for expensive goods. a study found low income families spend 40 percent of their money on luxuries and 60 percent on necessities. apparently your state of mind can affect how much you spend regardless of how much you make. meanwhile rapper jay-z dropped his first new album in four years. the album is called 4:44 released exclusively on the music streaming platform tidal at midnight. in an interview with i heart radio he revealed the meaning behind each of the record's 10 tracks addressing infidelity the infamous elevator fight with solange and his feud with kanye west. and all new this morning at 7:43,
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adele has to take a break. tmz reporting thatd a dell had to cancel her final two concerts in london because she damaged her vocal cords. remember she had that surgery on her vocal cords back in 2011. wishing her a speedy recovery. time now 7:44. coming up this morning, the famous kardashian sisters are facing some backlash over their t-shirt design so what did they do? we'll tell you about it after this break. >> ♪♪ >> us will, hey, annie we got a chance of thunderstorms rumbling through the d.c. region later on this afternoon. we'll time it all out for you plus we have that all important fourth of you'll forecast. all of that is going to be coming up right after the break. stick with us. fox5 news morning saturday edition. >> ♪♪
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we could've never dreamed up this room without bassett. >> all right. how cute is this? they are too rare eastern black rhino calves. they were born within days of each other at the chester zoo and the two arrivals are a boost to the species because the eastern black rhino is considered critically endangered and there are thought to be less than 650 remaining in their native africa. how adorable. >> awww. >> awww. you rarely get to see this kind of thing. >> and they got two of 'em. >> so precious baby rhino. >> so cute. >> all right, 7:47. weather today hot and steamy? >> hot and steamy and is
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sticky. and we have to watch out for thunderstorms. >> typical summer day. >> sort of. eight typical in that we could have stronger storms mixed in this afternoon. we have to watch out for that. >> anything to cause like severe damage. >> possibly. >> but it shouldn't be -- we're not talking something widespread. we're talking isolated kind of zero wind gusts so yeah we have -- zero wind gusts. here's a live look outside. you can autopsy the haze out there. it-- you can almost see the haze out there. feels like lower 80's as you start your day outside. let me start you off with headlines around the region today. very hot and extremely humid this saturday. most humid day of the week coming up later on this afternoon even with the lack of sunshine still going to feel very hot. mostly cloudy cover today with peaks of sunshine from time to time and again that's important. just how much sun we get will determine how strong these thunderstorms can be later on
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some people have been like oh, no, i need to change my plans. outdoor plans, you'll just need to kind of take shelter for an hour as you see the skies start to darken later dan the -- dan today -- today and the storms come through. kind of for 30 to 60 minutes at some point later on this afternoon that you'll have to keep your guard up. good news. later on tomorrow, much, much quieter weather, more sunshine going to be a beautiful sunday ahead. temperatures outside right now 78 degrees here in d.c. 75 for gaithersburg as well as westminster frederick dulles all 75 this hour o77 baltimore manassas fredericksburg leonardtown. i love it when it's nice and easy and all the numbers match. good start to your saturday morning. winds outside right now i know they're hard to see but the wind barbs are coming up out of the south and that means more heat and moisture. winds 12 in d.c. occasionally a gust around 20 miles an hour later today. qu
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i mention the south win bringing up that moisture. that's what you can feel as you start the day. 72 degrees your current dewpoint in washington t78 gaithersburg, 71 at baltimore. generally speaking any time these numbers are in the upper 60's to low to mid 70's that's some very humid sticky air out there. and again, that's the fuel for thunderstorms later today. satellite and radar getting a little better. you can start to see cloud cover over d.c. and baltimore. again, bigger picture showing you the front. you can see a little bit of shower activity just to the west of pittsburgh. that's your cold front that's going o slide across the mountains later today and up the thunderstorms here locally. it's kind of right along the edge of the mountains here across the i-95 corridor that we have a good chance of those thunderstorms later on today. once we get that that fronts through here this evening we'll be in the clear. and then in the clear for your sunday as well. though sunday stays hot. not much of a cold front here so to speak because tomorrow's temperatures with more sunshine even hotter than today.
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90 degrees scatter the thunderstorms later on today, so be aware of that and then as we head into your sunday, more sun, even hotter than today t-93 degrees on your sunday afternoon. lots of folks heading to the beach. again, water temperatures cold at 67 but not such a bad weekend. watch out for storms this evening if you're headed to the beaches later on today. 83 for ocean city. warm midwest evident day monday. still dry looks like we start the day with sun and end it with clouds. similar forecast for independence day here in d.c. hot one, 93 degrees, good amount of sunshine for the morning hours. we'll get some clouds in here by the evening. hopefully though they're the high kind. quick look at your fox5 accuweather 7-day. heat sticking around 95 degrees on monday and we keep the 90's around next week, chance of thunderstorms wednesday and thursday into next week. that's a check of the forecast annie. over to you. >> thank you, mike. 7:51. let's take a look at some stories that are trending this saturday morning. first up t-shirt
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den many kendall and kyleigh apologizing this morning. their new t-shirts features their faces super imposed onto classic rock albums and kendall tweeted they didn't mean to offend anyone. the shirts have been taken down from the jenner's retail store and the sisters put their own images of ozzie osbourne and others. the shirts sold for about $125 each. meanwhile the co-founder of the fire festival is facing fraud charges. remember this. william mcfarland defraudd two investors out of 1.2 million dollars. the cofounder was arrested yesterday in new york. fire festival was supposed to be this luxurious festival in the bahamas but turned into a huge debacle where people paid up to $12,000 for the festival but many left early and did not enjoy the festival 'cause there was no festival. golden state warriors player steph curry signed a super max deal $201 million over the next five years. that's the highest contract in nba history. and it was a.m. trip b
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time in saint louis. crews were called to remove a confederate memorial and they discovered a 102-year-old time capsule at the base. the capsule will be opened at a special ceremony in a few weeks. that is pretty neat. time now 7:53. coming up, the red white and red white and blue will be flying high this weekend for the fourth of july. we'll take a look at the perk one dry cleaners and what they're doing to keep old glory clean. we'll be right back. >> ♪♪
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>> welcome back. it's independence day weekend and one company in costa mesa california is offering free flag cleanings to make sure old glory is crisp and clean for the fourth of july. fox's saundra endo has the story. >> reporter: keeping the red white and blue clean and crisp to celebrate the nation's birthday. >> american flag represents, you know, united states, it represents democracy freedom independence, all those things to be highly respected. >> reporter: july 4th is old glory's time to shine. zip dry cleaners in costa mesa wants to make sure no flag is dingy on this important national holiday. >> everywhere you go whether you're flying it all year round or just for a holiday it should
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respected and whether you're flying it or storing it we can help you take care of itism it's offering free flag cleaning to all customers and it's not only a deal for independence day, free flag cleaning here is year round. >> that's wonderful. that's very patriotic, it's 48. >> i think that's a very great patriotic thing to do. this is a great place. i come here all the time. >> reporter: you're going to definitely bring your flags here. >> i'm going to go check it out for sure. >> reporter: so, wash, rinse and repeat to keep those colors flying
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>> ♪♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> good morning and welcome back to fox5 news morning on this saturday july 1st. i'm annie yu. mike thomas joining us as well. >> we made it to july. can you believe it. >> we did and boy it feels like july. >> oh, yeah, even as you start your day outside this morning, i mean, it's humid, it's sticky, it's warm. >> don't let that deter from you making plans. >> no, don't let it deter you. maybe let the storms deter you a little bit or at least keep them in your plans. you splay to run inside and take cheddar for a brief period of time this afternoon. no washout coming our way today but there is at least a chance of storms as we head through those afternoon hours. getting you over to your accuweather forecast afternoon storms of course possible is your headline for the day today. one more time 'cause i want to
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it is not a washout. i would not say today is a indoor day but you have to wash out if you're headed to the pool or maybe just getting out to do some fourth of july activities with the family storms are possible later on today. 78 degrees your current number in d.c. we're up to 79 at quantico. leonardtown 77. cambridge as well as stevensville 79 degrees at this hour. temperatures warming up nicely. going to be a warm and humid day today. satellite and radar showing clouds generally speaking have moved in thickly over the d.c. area but just to the south down towards heartwood you can see how the satellite and radar showing a little bit of clearing there. we'll have some sun break out from time to time today and the more sun we have the more energy this cold front that's going the slide through over the mountains will have energy to work with again depending on how much sun. here's a look at your futurecast if 82 your planning your day as we head through the day going by very quickly there, we're going show that again coming up in about 10 minutes 'cause i got to put some stops in there so everybody can see what's up but the general gist of things is a slight risk of severe weather lateon
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that means storms com contain strong winds, possibly some hail as well. your temperatures later on today 90 here in d.c., many upper 80's, lower 90's but with all the humidity in place it's going to feel like low to mid 90's for just about everybody. again, watch out for those storms rumbling through. we'll time that out for you coming up and we'll look at the rest of the weekend as well. in the meantime annie yu i'll send it back to you. >> ♪♪ >> well, right now it's 8:02. 17 people were shot and injured at a nightclub in little rock fooling dispute at a concert. all 17 victims are alive. police say the do not believe this was terror relate add. we'll bring you latest information as we get it. d.c. police investigating a sexual assault there happened last month in northeast d.c. and today we're getting our first look person of interest. our anjali hemphill with the very latest. what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, annie, d.c. police believe
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sexual assault happened here back on june 15th in this neighborhood off of 51st street near the intersection of eastern avenue but it does appear that they have some sort of lead as late last night they release maryland surveillance video of a man they are hoping to speak to about this crime take a look. this is a video they released. it does appear to be taken at a nearby convenience store and in it you can see a man who appears to be dressed in a plaque jacket approach the counter and speak to the clerk there and d.c. police do believe this man that you're seeing may know something about this sexual assault that happened here off 51st street back in june. police believe the suspect forced the victim behind a home in this neighborhood into a shed and then sexually assaulted them in the early morning hours. no other information has been released at this time about the climb -- crime but police believe this man in the video is a person of interest. it's important to note if you recognize this man he's not a susp
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police believe may have information that kept them solve this crime. again, if you recognize him you are urged to contact d.c. police. you can also text them at 50411. you can remain anonymous and there is a reward being offered. that's the latest here in northeast, back to you annie in the studio. >> anjali thank you. 8:04. developing overnight police are searching for the driver who hit a pedestrian and then left the scene. it happened last night around 6:15 on erie street in southeast. police say the driver left the scene. the pedestrian was taken to the hospital. no word on their condition this morning but we know that police are continuing to search for that hit-and-run driver. and for the second time this week prince george's county police issued a warning to all illegal dirt bike and atv riders in the county. to stay off the streets or else. police say the riders are putting themselves as well as others in dangers. yesterday the department released photographs of some of the riders they're trying to identify. this is some of them here. the deputy chief asked for the public's help and the department is getting it.
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>> giving us a lot of tips on people who are storing bikes, where they're being stored, the names of people moo are -- who are riding the bikes. >> the deputy chief says the department is ready if the group hits the streets again. this holiday weekend marks the beginning of president trump's travel ban. >> reporter: in effect for almost 24 hours now, there have been no reports of chaos or improperly detained arrivals. law enforcement at major airports say despite big holiday crowds protests have been near nonexistent at new york's union square park there protesters chanted against what they called president trump's unjust separation of families and hawaii's attorney general doug chin who challenged the first travel ban has now filed a motion in federal court challenging the new one writing "in hawaii close family includes many of the people that the federal government decided on its own to exexclude from that definition." the trump administration is confident that hawaii's standing is weak. >> it's just an activist attorney general
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supreme court and i believe that this argument will be heard of course and i don't think it will be sustained either. >> reporter: sessions confidence is based on the wide latitude the high court gave the administration. it said that people from the six designated countries are exempt from the ban if they can show "a bona fide relationship to someone or some entity in the u.s." the statement department interpreted that to be a parent spouse child son or daughter-in-law or sibling already in the u.s. last night the state department added fiancée to that list. the administration is sure to come under fire from another component of the ban. refugees face a longer wait time, 120 days than other arrivals. >> in terms of the refugees, some of that we do have a little bit of extra time to do that. that is until we reach the cap of 50,000. >> reporter: that cap is nearly reached with less than a thousand refugee spots still available. the travel ban is also coming under fire from the world's larg
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terrorism, iran's foreign minister tweeting out late last night that the ban is "a truly shameful exhibition of blind hostility to all iranians." at dulles international airport doug mcelway fox news. >> aaa midatlantic out with its july 4th travel forecast. here's a live look at u.s. 50 i can't narrow. traffic looking pretty good right now. aaa says more than 1 million people in the d.c. metro region plan to get out of town this weekend. that's the largest number on record. nine out of 10 local travelers will travel to their destinations while about 80,000 will be flying and good news for all those drivers we're actually seeing the cheapest gas since 2000 -- 2005. we're days away from the fourth of july holiday. hundreds of people are expected to pack the mall for those fireworks displays and the capitol fourth concert on the hill and federal and local police have been prepping to keep people safe. that includes preventing vehicle attacks like we've seen recently in europe.
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we don't talk about that specifically in public because, you know, people who may want to do harm to the district of columbia are also listening but we are aware of the potential threat of vehicle attacks to any of the events that we have in the city and we have prepared in depth to make sure that that doesn't happen in our community. >> right now there are no credible threats aimed at the district but police want everyone to be alert and aware of their surroundings at all times and if you see something, to say something. and if you're looking for some fireworks shows but you don't want to head down to the national mall and you want to avoid those crowds, you can head to virginia. there's a list right there for you. alexandria is holding its celebration on july 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. along the potomac river waterfront in reston they'll have a fireworks show today at 9:15 at lake fairfax park and vienna's fireworks kicks off july 4th at 9:30 at south side park. and if you live in maryland, annapolis will be hosting a parade followed by fireworks at the annapolis harbor at
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9:15 and bowie's independence day celebration will be held at prince george's stadium and the fireworks show will follow. the bowie baysox game which starts at 6:35 in the evening and in takoma park a parade will be held at 10 o'clock in the morning followed by fireworks at 9:30 in the evening. so, lots to discover in the dmv. and happening today, big changes in store for virginia laws taking effect today on july 1st. in virginia, if you drive too slow in the left lane well you could be slapped with a $100 fine now. in the past also if you were caught driving with pot, your license would have been suspended for six months. starting today you'll be able to keep your license and health insurance companies will be required to cover 12 months supplies of prescription birth control. and in d.c., people who work minimum wage jobs will see a salary bump. the minimum wage is going up and it is now $12.50 an hour. tipped workers will also see an increase to $3.33 an hour. and last year, the d.c. council passed legislation raise
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minimum wage by 2020. today's increase is the first step towards that goal. 8:09. what we're learning about the doctor who'll killed someone and injured several more at a hospital in new york. those details right after this break. let's take a live look right now across the d.c. region. there's the capitol right there under some kind of semi gray blue wish clouds. mike is going to be back with another look at today's forecast and what we can look forward to in the week ahead. 8:10 is your time, 78 degrees. we'll be right back.
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>> welcome back. new information this morning on a deadly shooting at a bronx hospital yesterday. a doctor who used to work there returned with a rifle yesterday afternoon and opened fire killing one person and hurting six others. police say he later took his own life. fox's david lee miller has an update from new york city. >> reporter: gunfire erupting inside a new york city hospital, a doctor opening fire at bronx lebanon hospital killing one person and wounding at least six others. >> doctors, the nurses all the personnel responded with extraordinary bravery with cool professionalism they protected each other, they protected their patients even amidst this horrible situation. >> reporter: police say the shooter then apparently tried to set himself on fire before taking his own life. he's been identified as henry bellow a doctor who used to work at the hospital. he reportedly had
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rifle concealed under his lab coat. >> during the incident the hospital's fire alarm system activated apparently due to the suspect's attempt to set himself on fire. on the 17th floor, officers encountered the male suspect lying on the floor dead of an apparent self inflicked gunshot wound. the assault rifle was that found near basement the hospital is located about a mile and a half north of yankee stadium. it has nearly 1,000 beds and its emergency room is one of the city's busiest. witnesses describing the terrifying moments after the shots rang out. >> i thought that i was going to die because when there's a shooter and you don't know where the shooter is, you don't know what is going to happen to you. >> screaming every floor you went down patients coming down, patients coming down, cops with they guns out. it was kind of scary. >> reporter: new york city mayor bill deblasio said this was not an act of terrorism but appears to be a work related shooting, adding that makes it no less tragi
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fox news. >> hello. >> time is 8:14. all right, mike, how is the weather today. >> you know, it's not awful. i mean, it is cloudy out there as you mentioned from when we were looking at a live look outside but later on today could be some storms rumbling through. we'll get them out of the way today so that we clear it out as we get into your sunday and your monday as well looks gorgeous even the fourth of july not looking too bad. >> all right so we have something to look forward to. >> all right but we got to pay our taxes so to speak. today we got to pay that rain tax. traffic is moving. that's good news. maybe if those million folks are exiting town maybe they're not doing it just yet or hopefully most of them did it last night. if you're waiting until today to go to the beach hopefully you got a good day t a little bit of haze out there. we had lower clouds. 78 degrees at this hour. heat index already up to 81 degrees with these winds out of the south we'll continue to pull in some heat and humidity up ahead of
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pass on through later on today. 78 your current number in d.c. quantico's already 79. fredericksburg, good morning, 78 for you. 75 up towards martinsburg. cumberland's the cool spot and even they are 70 degrees as they start their day on this saturday morning. all right, we're going to head over to winds. wind direction matters this time of year. everything out of the south. 13 at quantico, 12 miles an hour in washington. nothing too strong. a little breezy from time to time but not overly windy today but that southerly wind will continue to push up that moisture as i mentioned before. check out these dewpoints. anything above 70 is humid. we're 73 degrees in washington, 70 for gaithersburg as well as dulles, 72 at manassas, 73 for quantico. again as we head over to the explainer, any time you see those numbers up around or above that that 70-degree mark that is oppressive humidity out there and that's a lot of fuel for storms later on today. the good news is that cold front will come through and it will drop our humidity tomorrow so that by your sunday after
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feeling as humid as sticky as it will this afternoon. let's do your future heat index. temperatures lower 90's but with the humidity factored in at 1:30 feeling like 96, as well as manassas, quantico 97. i think we've peaked 97 maybe 98 degrees for a heat index later on today here in washington especially if we get a little sunshine to break through. 98 for quantico o-98 for fredericksburg and even as we head into the evening hours it will be sticky enough humidity will drop kind of slowly tonight that it's still feeling like 90 even at 8 o'clock this evening. certainly t-shirt and shorts weather even as you head out later on today. to give you an example of just how it will feel better tomorrow only feeling like 90 as kind of your peak heat index tomorrow. which is still hot of course but it's not as bad as, say, 97, 98 degrees. there's that cold front out to the west. it will be sliding across the mountains later today. if we hit some sunshine and really build the heat this afternoon, that will be kind
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here's your futurecast. 11:30 still pretty quiet, a couple showers over the mountains but those showers will blossom into some thunderstorms as they reach kind of the frederick region around 2 o'clock this afternoon. watch out i-81 corridor kind of one, 2 o'clock towards front royal winchester. they'll continue to march eastward making it here to d.c. sometime between the 3 o'clock and 4 o'clock hour seems most likely at this time period. if we hit sun storms will blossom. if we don't get much sun it will be more scattered. that's something we have to keep our eye on this afternoon. they'll continue to push eastward reaching the beaches by about 7, 8 o'clock later tonight while here in d.c. we start to clear it out have there pleasantly once those storms get through. it's not an all day thing here. slight risk of severe thunderstorms later on today here in washington. that's that yellow zone that you see. marginal risk which is a little less of a chance of severe weather there in the green. let's take a look at your weekend forecast. 90 degrees later on this
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mid to upper 90's with the humidity in place. watch out for those storms. we clear it out later tonight and set ourselves up for a beautiful though hot sunday, temperature tomorrow about 90 degrees. we'll be back with that all important fourth of july forecast coming up in just a few minutes. now let's send it back to annie for a little bit more news. hey, annie. >> thank you mike. time is 8:19. this is a great story t local high school students they used a popular candy bar to motivate their classmates. students in springfield virginia came up with a positive pay it forward movement and surprised each other with three musketeers bars along with an inspiring note and they turned their shine campaign into a mini documentary. take a listen. >> people just are so mean on social media. i want people to feel that they're cared about, feel that they're wanted bake basic. >> they've gone to teachers classrooms and set them on the chairs on the desks. no one knew when they were going to get it who
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>> we had no idea who it was. it was totally anonymous. i had no idea. >> mars they make three musketeers and the company was so inspired by what the students did that they plan to pay for a new mural for the high school. that is great. all right, let's take a look at some events going on in the weekend -- or on this weekend in the dmv. first up arlington county police are holding an anti-drunk driving community outreach event. the police are teaming up with the washington regional alcohol program for an interactive anti-drunk driving event from noon until 4 o'clock free and open to the public. city of fairfax police department installed new red light photo cameras and today marks the conclusion of the 30 day warning period. and that means anyone who violates and runs a red light will be getting a ticket in the mail. the new lights are on fairfax boulevard at germantown road and on main street at woodland drive. and swing into summer with some free swing classes. tonight at the historic glen echo spanish ballroom you can take a free beginners swing lesson. the l
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from eight until 9 o'clock. the oldest troops in the country is celebrating 100 years today. boy scouts of america troop 100 meets at saint ann roman catholic church in tenleytown. many of the scouts are residents of northwest. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton slated to deliver opening remarks at tonight's dinner. congratulations. coming up at 8 o'clock we'll tell you about a local brunch aimed at bringing women together and the men are invited, too. we'll tell you about it after the break and the great cause behind it. stay with us. >> ♪♪
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having someone with bassett has been invaluable. we could've never dreamed up this room without bassett. >> ♪♪ >> welcome back. one professor and her company are using science and creativity in hopes of revolutionizing the way batteries work. fox's dan daru has this story. >> reporter: build a better cell phone battery and the world will beat a path to your door. no, mr. emerson didn't say that. but amy prieto hopes it's true. because that's exactly what she says she's done. >> we are building a better battery that we hope will have impact in many different kinds of applications. >> reporter: in addition to being a full-time professor at colorado state university,
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prieto is ceo and founder of prieto batteries. >> our battery is based on the same kind of chemistry as the battery you have in your cell phone or laptop but it is put together in a very new way. >> reporter: thinner, smaller and shapeable. >> we've made batteries that are -- that could conform to your wrist, that could be ring shaped. >> reporter: as this story airs a small team of scientists just west of csu are working on the next evolution in batteries. >> we started with a piece of copper. but instead of being copper foam this is -- it's like a sponge. >> reporter: according to the consumer technology association, wholesale revenues from batteries last year were $6.6 billion. batteries are big business. >> oh, wait. >> reporter: prieto hopes this little guy makes a big splash in the world of batteries. >> getting close. >> reporter: so, until then, we'll just have to put up with what we have. dan daru,
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>> all right. who doesn't like nice things? turns out the wealthy are not the only ones who shell out big bucks for expensive goods. a study found low income families spend about 40 percent of their money on luxuries and 60 percent on necessities. apparently your state of mind can affect how much you spend regardless of how much you make. and rapper jay-z dropped his first new album in four years. the album is called 4:44 it was released exclusively on the music treatmenting platform tidal at midnight. in an interview the music mogul revealed the meaning behind each of the record's 10 tracks. he addresses infidelity infamous elevator fight with solange and his feud with kanye west. and all new this morning, singing superstar adele has to take a break. tmz reporting adele has to cancel her final two concerts in london because she's damaged her vocal cords. you may remember she had surgery on them back in 2011. we wish her well. time now is 8:26. you are watching fox5 news a
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>> welcome back. time now is 8:29. here's a live look at the wilson bridge and it is easy breezy out there. no traffic to worry about. of course, a lot of folks headed out yesterday. >> right. >> traffic everywhere. >> the bay bridge was backed up for miles for a little while there. >> 95 south, everywhere across town, beltway. but looks good. the only thing that kind of puts a damper on things is this rain movement possibly. >> yes, it's not a washout day today. so, i would even, if i had outdoor plans i wouldn't cancel them. i would just take note of it, keep that weather app handy and keep the umbrella handy as well because maybe later on this afternoon for a brief period of time you'll have to run inside as thunderstorms roll through but then once they do get through you can head right back outside 'cause it does look like it will clear out quickly once those storms make their way through. 94 degrees was your high temperature in d.c. it was a hot one across most of the country. 86 columbus, 90 nashville. look at the hundreds down to the south and west. del rio 101
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perp up around 120 earlier this week. las vegas 107 degrees. those temperatures have dropped overnight. las vegas 83, phoenix 81, 81 in houston, 79 new orleans. near d.c. we're sitting warm and humid at 78 trees. we're one of the warmest locations on the east coast to start the day. more comfortable air north and west. chicago 67, detroit 69. local view on those temperatures, it's 76 dulles, 78 manassas 77 culpeper. fredericksburg good morning, you're the first one to hit 80 degrees. congratulations if you like the heat and humidity. satellite and radar showing clouds and rather thickly across the d.c. region to start the day. wider view shows cold front that's going to be moving through later on this afternoon. that will be the trigger for some showers and some thunderstorms t so if you're making plans today, still dry but relatively cloudy by 11:00 a.m. 83 degrees. sunshine will poke through in some places. by 2 o'clock thunderstorms especially out to the west of town, those could move across
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i'll leave them in for 5 o'clock as well here locally but by that time some models indicate that they should be pushing off to the east. 87 degrees. again highs today right around that 90-degree mark. once we get this cold front through, again, warm and humid up ahead of it but tomorrow still hot but a little bit drier in terms of that feeling so less humid feel tomorrow and more sunshine so sunday does look beautiful. here's a look at your weekend forecast. 90 degrees your daytime high today. and scattered thunderstorms rolling through the second half of the afternoon. keep your eye on those. we head into sunday, more sunshine, temperatures hot, 93 degrees for your daytime high on sunday. all right, let's talk beach forecast. 67 degrees water temperature. relatively chilly. so again if you were able to make it out of town yesterday head over to those beaches ocean city maryland in particular. later on this evening, still pretty good beach day though you'll have clouds and breezes but later this evening thunderstorms will reach you as well. those will move off shore overnight. we head into your sun
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sunshine, 85 degrees. does look relatively nice. monday is your hottest day of the next several both here in d.c. and at the beaches as well, 88 degrees on your monday afternoon, mostly sunny skies. right now fourth of july looks like a mix of clouds and sun especially in the evening, 84 trees t all right, more details on the fourth here in d.c. coming up. for now annie, back to you. >> ♪♪ >> all right, time now is 8:33. and we have been following breaking news this morning out of arkansas. police there tell us that 17 people were shot and injured in a nightclub in little rock following a dispute at a concert. all 17 victims are alive. no word on their exact conditions. police say they believe right now this was not terror related. we'll bring you the very latest information as we get it. meanwhile all new this morning, d.c. police are investigating a sexual assault that happened last month in northeast d.c. and today we're getting our first look at the person of interest so that maybe someone watching recognizes this person and can help bring them in. our
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this one for us in northeast this morning. anjali, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, annie. this neighborhood in northeast is right near the border with prince george's county and they've literally been on edge since june 15th when d.c. police say a sexual assault happened here along 51st street near the intersection of eastern avenue in the early morning and an update came in the case last night when investigators released surveillance video of man they hope to speak to about the crime. take a look at the video that appears to be taken at a nearby convenience store. in the video you can see a man dressed in black approach the sales counter there. d.c. police believe this man you're seeing may know something about a sexual assault that occurred off 51st street back in june. police say all -- all they're saying is the suspect forced a victim behind a home here into a shed and sexually assaulted them. no other information is available at this time but police do consider the man you're seeing in the video as
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a person of interest. at this point they do not consider this man a suspect only someone they believe may know something about this crime. if you know something about this crime or if you recognize that man you are urged to call d.c. police. you can also text them 50411 is the number. you can remain anonymous and a reward is being offered. live in northeast anjali hemphill fox5 local news. >> all right, anjali thank you. 8:35. a look at some of our other top stories this morning. the airports no doubt going to be a busy place to be this fourth of july holiday. according to aaa more than an extra 3 million people are expected to board planes for the holiday compared to last year. and president trump's travel ban is in effect now. the ban affects citizens from six muslim majority countries. anyone from those countries who already has a visa will be allowed into the u.s. but people applying for new visas will not be allowed in unless they have a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the u.s. in addition to parents, spouses and children fiancés were added
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state of hawaii asking a federal judge to clarify that the administration cannot enforce a temporary ban against certain relatives. and happening today, some big changes in store for virginia laws taking effect today. in virginia, if you drive too slow in the left lane, well, now you could be slapped with a $100 fine. and also in the past if you were caught driving with pot, your license would have been suspended for six months. starting today, you'll be able to keep your license. and health insurance companies will be required to cover 12 months supplies of prescription birth control. and in the district, people who work minimum wage jobs will see a little bit of a salary bump. minimum wage going up to $12.50. last year the d.c. council passed legislation to raise that minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 and today's increase is the first step towards that goal. and all new this morning, nevada is now the fifth state in the nation to legally all
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selling marijuana in stores for recreational use. sales will start this morning and this is the fastest turn around from ballot box to legalization in the u.s. people 21 and older can purchase up to an ounce of pot with a valid i.d. for private in home use only while pot is now legal in nevada colorado oregon washington and alaska, the drug is still banned by the federal government. time now is 8:37. you are watching fox5 news at 8:00 we will be right back. we still have plenty straight ahead. we'll be right back. >> ♪♪ [ indistinct chatter ]
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>> ♪♪ >> welcome back. all right, bringing women together from all walks of life to network share experiences and also provide support to each other that is the goal of the good girls getting better vip empowerment brunch. joining us is the fonder dawn moss and she's from carolina kitchen. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> excited to have you. >> excited to be here. my goodness, this is great. >> you have done such a wonderful job this morning getting all this stuff ready for us. >> thank you. >> we were looking for quick and easy dishes. she prepared ribs. >> collard greens. >> chicken and waffles. >> shrimp and grits. all our favorites. >> i want to bring mike in
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>> right, absolutely. behind every good woman there is a man so we -- we're super excited about the good girls getting better. it's an empowerment brunch. we're bringing generations, we're bridging the gap between generations and having dialogue. i have some wonderful speakers that are going to be there, i have the founder of miss black u.s.a., i'm a former miss plaque u.s.a. 1996 so i have her coming. i have just speakers, i have etiquette coaches, i have -- and. >> when is this event? next weekend. >> it's next weekend at the carolina kitchen 6501 america boulevard in hyattsville, maryland. so, we're super excited. you can get your tickets on event bright. it's called good girls getting better event or call the restaurant at (301)927-2929. >> and i want to talk about you spend most of your days at the restaurant with all the food and everything what kind of inspired you
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really think i should be doing something like this, empower jung women and men. >> my mentor mr. lance london the founder and ceo of carolina kitchen he developed me and i was one of his apprentices since i was a teenager so i got inspired to just do this. >> paying it forward, right. >> i'm paying it forward absolutely. >> so, at the brunch -- >> yes -- you've brought a lot of food here. is this some of the stuff we can enjoy there. >> absolute. our menu is delectable. we have shrimp and grits that are on the menu, we have chicken and waffles, we have ribs, all of our sides we have salmon, blackened catfish. this is yams. >> oh. >> uh-huh. >> awesome. >> if you heard that song i got greens, beans, strings, tomatoes yams, hams, that's what we're going to have at good girls getting better brunch. >> we don't want this food to go to waste. >> oh no,. >> what do you want to try mike. >> whave
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so what do we have here? this is the blackened. >> this is blackened catfish. >> okay. >> typically it comes served over rice but on the good girls getting better brunch we'll have it over grits and, yes, so we're excited about that. >> ooh, that is fantastic. [laughter] >> fried chicken here. >> yes, you got to come on out. the carolina kitchen we've been in business for 22 years. mr. lance london is paying it forward. he's one of our sponsors -- actually our primary sponsors and we have heart and soul magazine. we have a lot of great companies that are coming out to support this event so i can't sleep at night. i'm just -- [laughter] >> him in a awe, so, yes. >> dawn do you need tickets. >> you can get it online but we are now now since people are starting to call, we are accepting tickets at the door so, yes, it's -- the price includes your meal, we have
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liquor sponsors that are coming in to serve and greet these women. >> that sounds like a good time. >> oh, yeah. it's a turnup time at the good girls getting better event. >> if you want more info on either the event or if you can't make it to the event but you want to come down and check out some of this delicious food sometimes. is there a web site. >> www.the carolina kitchen.com. i might have said too many w's. >> no, you got it right. >> it's 3w's. the carolina kitchen.com and we have four locations. near hyattsville maryland, we're in brandywine, we're in washington, d.c. and we're in largo. so, the event's at hyattsville, though. >> dawn thank you so much. >> thank you. >> the food is so good y'all. i couldn't help myself. >> delicious. >> and you guys remember -- >> we'll eat during the commercial break. time is 8:44. coming up this morning the famous kardashian sisters facing backlash over their
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so, what did they do? we're going to tell you all about it but first mike tells about the forecast. >> we'll take a live look outside here at the white house. it's a cloudy start to the day. we could have some thunderstorms rumbling through later. i'm going to be back with your full forecast details right after the break. stick with us. fox5 news morning saturday
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check of our forecast with our mike thomas. >> yeah, again as we mentioned just before the commercial break it's a little gray to start the day at that time i think we'll see some sun. it's not going to be a totally gray day but then the more sun we see, we could have some trouble later on. >> i also see the flag in the breezily. >> little breeze. it's a little breezy but that breeze is actually bringing in believe it or not warmer and more humid air up from the south. the windier it is the warmer we'll be over the next several days. live look at the capitol. you see the clouds out there. a very hot and humid saturday. even with not full sunshine. we're still going to be hot this afternoon and again, you can already feel the humidity in place as you step outside. generally speaking cloudy especially during the morning hours with some sunshine mixing in as we work our way into the afternoon. one, 2 o'clock we could actually have a decent amount and if we get enough sunshine, that's going to be fuel for the fire later today as some storms move through some of which could be on the strong to severe side. we'll talk more about that in a minute. good news once we get those storms through we'll start clearing it out and the second
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much, much better with more sunshine in place for your sunday. all right, 78 degrees your current number in d.c. quantico good morning 79. fredericksburg was 80 but looks like they just dropped back down to 79 as well as leonardtown also at 79 degrees. little cooler north and west but for the most part everybody is feeling that humidity. these dewpoints measure of how much moisture is in the atmosphere. 73-degree dewpoint in that d.c. this hour, 74 quantico, 73 down towards fredericksburg. ? end rally speaking everybody's in the upper 60's to lower 70's and that means that when you factor that in those heat index values already this morning up and above 80 even though we're just before 9 o'clock in the morning already feeling like 82 in quantico, 82 for fredericksburg, 80 in baltimore. feels like 81 degrees outside here in d.c. mention that cold front. there it is. you can now start to see that the sun's getting a little bit hire. this deck of clouds across the d.c. region. look out to the west little bit of clearing out here. we get this over d.c. and baltimore. we'll warm it up rapidly. then as this cold front comes
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thunderstorms. here's your futurecast. 11 o'clock today, mix of clouds and sun out there, here comes the cold front, 1:30 p.m., frederick hagerstown, locations just to the east of i-81, maybe front royal leesburg there in loudoun county, watch yourselves out around that time. they continue to push their way eastward. there we are at 3:30 around 4 o'clockish here in the d.c. region, that's when we'll have to kind of have our guard up. they'll continue to march their way eastward into those early evening hours southern maryland, immediate eastern shore, that's your time zone to kind of watch out but once again look how it's clearing out here out to the west. those storms continue to move off to the east. they reach the beaches during the early evening hour. one more round up here for the panhandle of maryland west virginia. watch as this fades as we lose the daytime heating. later tonight we're clearing it outsetting ourselves up for a pretty good sunday. slight risk of severe weather in this yellow zone that includes d.c. and baltimore. slightly higher risk of severe weather than those in the green which is a marginal risk
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maybe a couple storms with large hail but i think the winds are the primary threat from any storms that are able to go severe later on this afternoon. 90 your daytime high today with those storms, tomorrow 93 degrees, hotter but a little more pleasant in the humidity department. of course all eyes on the fourth of july. 93 degrees we'll have a good amount of sun to start the day but we'll have clouds working their way in by the evening. that could be trouble for fireworks time if they're low clouds. 83 degrees by fireworks time by the way but switching gears back to the morning 11:45 we have the parade in d.c. 89 degrees. that looks pleasant. fox5 accuweather 7-day forecast, 90 today. 93 tomorrow. up to 95 on monday. even as we head into the middle of next week beyond the fourth we're keeping the heat and humidity around. all right, that's a look at your seven-day forecast. over to what's trending now with annie yu. hey, annie. >> hey, mike. a look at stories trending this saturday morning. first up t-shirt backlash. kendall and kyleigh apologizing this morning for new t-
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faces superimposed onto classic rock albums. kendall tweeted they didn't mean to offend anyone. the shirts have been taken down from the retail store. the sisters put their own image of t-shirts of biggy tupac ping floyd ozzie osbourne and the t-shirts sold for $125 each. the cofounder was arrested yesterday in new york. fire festival was supposed to be a luxury festival in the bahamas but turned into a huge debacle. people paid up to $12,000 for the festival but many left early. and golden state warriors player steph curry is getting paid. he signed super max deal two lunn $1 million over the next five years, that is the highest contract in nba history. congratulations to him. and it was a trip back in time in saint louis. crews were called to remove a confederate memorial and they ended up discovering a 102-year-old capsule at the
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special ceremony in a few weeks. that is pretty neat. coming up at item:52 the red white and blue will be flying high this weekend for the fourth of july. so, we take a look at the perk one dry cleaners and they're offering -- what they're offering to keep old glory clean. we'll be right back. >> ♪♪
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>> get this. an 11-year-old boy from great britain may have an iq higher than einstein he scored 162 on the mensaiq test: to be a mensa member you have to have an iq higher than 132. arnav sharma is his name. he says he didn't even prepare for the test. >> it wasn't that difficult but high to guess a few of the questions as there wasn't much time. >> wow. albert einstein and steven hawking both scored a 160 on the test which is two-points shy of sharma's score. go sharma. it is independence day weekend and one company in costa mesa offering free flag cleanings. to make sure old glory is crisp and clean for the fourth of july. fox's saundra endo has this story. >> reporter: keeping the red white and blue clean and crisp to celebrate the nation's
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birthday. >> american flag represents, you know, united states which represents democracy freed to my independence, all those things highly respected and we believe firmly in that. >> reporter: july 4th is old glory's time to shine. drip dry cleaners in costa mesa wants to make sure no flag is dingy on this important national holiday. >> everywhere you go whether you're flying it all year round or just for a holiday, it should look very well respected and whether you're flying it or storing it we can help you take care of it make sure it's clean. >> reporter: it's offering free flag cleaning to all customers and it's not only a deal for independence day, free flag cleaning here is year round. >> that's wonderful. that's very patriotic, yes, it's great. >> i think that's a very great patriotic thing to do. this is a great place. i come here all the time. >> reporter: you're going to bring your flags here. >> i'm going to go check it out for sure. >> reporter: so, wash, rinse and repeat to keep those colors flying high. sandra endo, fox 1
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>> all right, that's does it for us here on this saturday morning. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> we'll see you back here tomorrow at 7:00. at ikea, we believe your perfect student deserves the perfect room for the perfect price. and... who's there? hey. a boy? oh, on the bed? you never told your dad and i about any... wait, what's going on now? move the flag.
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