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right now at 11:00 the weather is quiet and dry but not for long. good evening. i'm derek mcginty. >> i'm debra alfarone. tomorrow heavy rain and severe storms will be around much of the day. first alert chief meteorologist is here with more on our yellow alert. >> i don't see any rounds of golf tomorrow early or even cutting the grass. by 7:00 we have showers across most of the metro area with
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heavier activity to the west. in the morning hours it will be worse from winchester, hagerstown and cumberland. by 11:00 there's the yellow out to the west and by 1:00 still have showers and storms across the metro area and the warm front is not even through yet. by later in the afternoon we get into heavy activity, 77 downtown. the warm front is getting close to us. that's the focus of the possibility of severe weather. so yellow alert, severe storms, flooding, hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes possible tomorrow, critical time 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. the critical time for tornadoes would be late afternoon and early evening hours. good news, sunday looks pleasant and breezy. we will come back, talk about what happened saturday night with the storms and have your 3- degree guarantee. two montgomery county teenagers are dead and one is in critical condition after a horrific car crash late last night. >> police say alcohol played a role in that crash.
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our ellison barber is live on dufief mill road. >> reporter: four teenagers were in the car. two of them were dead. we're told they were at a party at a nearby house before the crash. >> upside down looked like just been smashed. >> reporter: sandy gordon was home when he heard the sounds of a crash in his front yard. >> there was only one kid out of the car, called. he said we need a lot of help. >> reporter: police say 18- year-old sam ellis, former quarterback of wooten high, was driving an acura when he veered off the road and smashed into this tree. three friends were with him. ellis' blood alcohol level was over the legal limit even for an adult. >> it was quite clear to us that speed, alcohol and a lack of seatbelts by the back seat passengers were directly related or factors. >> reporter: ellis is in
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condition. one passenger who is 17 survived with minor injuries. the two in the back seat died instantly. their deaths have rattled the community. all the boys are students or recent graduates of wooten high. ellis and li played on the football team. tonight the stands were filled with mourners. they asked to be left alone, but the parking lot was filled with countless cars of parents and students coming to pay their respects and grieve together. there are still many questions about what exactly happened thursday night before the crash, but for now an entire community is heartbroken over the deaths of two people just beginning their lives. >> i'd hate it to think it was one of my kids. >> reporter: there's a group of teenagers at the crash site now. they really haven't wanted to talk to us most of the day. they've been very unhappy we're here. now they're still grieving and just want their privacy. reporting live i'm ellison
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barber, wusa9. >> thank you. the principal at wooten high says that school will be open to students and families monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. they will have counselors there to help the community grieve and to heal as best they can. the search is over for one of two convicted murderers who staged a daring escape from new york's oldest maximum security prison, but tonight the hunt for that second escaped prisoner continues. brian webb has the latest. >> reporter: police caught up with escaped murderer richard matt before 4:00 friday afternoon near the village of malone, new york, near the canadian border. matt was shot and killed after he was found in the woods behind a cabin. >> a tactical team from customs and border protection met up with matt in the woods, challenged him and he was shot dead by border patrol at this time. >> reporter: state police say they recovered a 20 gauge shotgun from matt's body. they say matt did not fire any shots at them.
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police swarmed the area after a man reported finding' misplaced liquor bottle in his hunting cabin. roads in the area were immediately blocked after the shooting. police are still searching for sweat. >> we have no actual sighting of sweat by law enforcement, but we have no indication that sweat wasn't accompanying matt. >> reporter: the pair broke out of the prison in dannemora june 6th. they used power tools to cut through their cell wall, a brick wall and steel steam pipes before they emerged through a manhole near the prison and ran for it. two prison employees have been arrested in connection with the escape. matt was serving 20 five years to life for kidnapping, killing and -- 25 years to life for kidnapping, killing and dismembering his former boss. sweat was serving a life sentence for shooting a sheriff's deputy to death. >> state police brought in floodlights to aid in their nighttime search for sweat. they admit there has been no viable sightings of sweat since
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he broke out. now to alexandria where the lid came off an undercover drug operation. it went down after 4:00 this afternoon near the 4200 block of duke street. a man with a gun tried to rob an undercover narcotics detective. they struggled. the detective pulled out his weapon and fired. no one was hurt. tonight two men are in custody. same sex marriage is now the law of the land. tonight the white house was all lit up in rainbow colors commemorating the landmark supreme court decision. outside those gates of the executive mansion a large crowd gathered to celebrate the ruling which puts an end to the bans on same sex marriage in the 14 states that still maintain those bans. that 5-4 vote fell along liberal and conservative lines. justice anthony kennedy provided the swing vote as expected writing marriage is a fundamental right and it would be a violation of equal protection to only extend that
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right to heterosexual couples. the conservative justices all agreed states should be allowed to write their own marriage laws. >> there's nothing in the constitution to require the states to recognize marriage as radically as the courts have defined it as such. >> this will strengthen our communities by offering to all loving same sex couples the dignity of marriage across this great land. >> within hours states within gay marines that had been banned began -- marriages that had been banned began to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. around 2,000 people turned out to george mason university to hear from the democratic front runner. >> hillary clinton came straight from funeral services from the charleston shooting victims to greet supporters in fairfax tonight and that is where we find our mola lenghi. >> reporter: tonight here at george mason university democrats declared fairfax county as clinton territory,
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though virginia will almost certainly be a battleground state, a hotly contested swing state, and that is why the clinton campaign wanted to be here so early in this campaign cycle. yeah, crowd liked her. >> i like her more now than i did before. >> reporter: granted hillary clinton didn't have to make much of a case for president tonight. she was after all in an arena full of fellow democrats. >> i'm running for president to make our economy and our country work for you. >> reporter: though she insists she's not running just to please her party. >> for the nurses who work the night shift, for the truckers who drive for hours, for the farmers who feed us, for the veterans who served our country, for the small business owners who took a risk, for the gay couple who love each other, for the black child who still lives in the shadow of discrimination and the hispanic child who still lives in the shadow of deportation. >> reporter: clinton was also on the attack at george mason
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tonight jabbing the gop on everything from climate change and women's choice to this week's supreme court rulings on obamacare and same sex marriage. >> i think hillary touched on all the good points, all equalities that the democrats stand for. >> reporter: party leaders targeted this early in the campaign cycle in hopes that will generate excitement that will lead to mobilization now for 2016. for many at tonight's rally it worked. >> i'm much more excited than i was at 5:00. she spoke to me. we're the same age and it's very exciting to see a woman of my generation being president. >> reporter: now hillary clinton spoke in very lofty language tonight. some of her critics might say she didn't give very much in policy specifics and didn't address some of her controversial baggage she's picked up. supporters might counter with the idea that clinton has been
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campaigning for 10, 15 years and by now people know where she stands on the issues, but obviously it's up to voters to decide in a year and a half. >> tonight's rally took place at the annual democrats dinner. president obama brought the entire prestige and moral authority of his office to charleston, south carolina today where he delivered the powerful eulogy for reverend and state senator clementa pinkney. pinkney was one of nine people killed when a man opened fire in bible study at his historic church last week. thousands of mourners packed the arena to honor the life of state senator and pastor
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clementa pinkney. president obama delivered the eulogy. >> preacher by 13, pastor by 18, public servant by 23. >> the president did not shy away from the debate around the confederate flag. >> removing the flag from the state capitol would not be an act of political correctness. it would not be an insult to the valor of confederate soldiers. it would simply be an acknowledgement that. cause for which they fought -- that the cause for which they fought, the cause of slavery, was wrong. >> before he took his seat obama led the congregation in a classic hymn. ♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound ♪ ♪
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that saved a wretch like me ♪ ♪ >> as you can see, the whole group, 6,000 people, joined in. now following that funeral president obama, vice president biden and their wives met with the families of the church shooting victims. 6,000 people attended today's service. the college of charleston says 5,000 others were turned away because there were no more seats. isis has now claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at a tunisian beach resort. it's one of three terror attacks on three continents today. at least 37 people were killed and dozens wounds when a gunman opened fire on sun bathers. the shooter identified as a young tunisian student was killed by security forces. the resort is a popular
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destinations for european, british and belgium tourists. they're all among the dead. in the kuwaiti capital 27 were killed and scores wounded in the bombing of a shiite mosque. in south of east france four people are in custody in connection with the beheading and explosion at an american owned gas factory. authority say a man with ties to french islamic radicals rammed a vehicle into the factory triggering that explosion. the severed head of the driver's boss was left hanging at the factory's entrance surrounded by messages written in arabic. coming up not just one, but two more shark attacks today after the coast of the carolinas. >> plus police and firefighters from across the country and around the world are coming to d.c. to show off their athletic
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a commuter alert, all the lanes of 16th street and military road shut down from now until 10 p.m.
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tomorrow and closed again 5 p.m. sunday till 5 p.m. monday. this is for crews to put the finishing touches on the 16th street bridge reconstruction project. they'll detour you around the closure if you try to go that way. the 16th street bridge is scheduled to fully open july ahead of schedule. a judge in montgomery county ruled there's enough ed to proceed with a trial -- evidence to proceed with a trial for a 16-year-old accused of rape. martese turner will be charged as an adult. surveillance video shows turner raping a 19-year-old acquaintance just outside the county courthouse. the two had been on a date. the alleged victim died on the way to the hospital. the medical examiner has not ruled on a cause of death and turner is not held on a cause of death but is held on bail set at a half million bucks. authorities say two men were attacked by sharks off the carolina coast today. a 47-year-old man was bitten multiple times in the back in
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avon on the outer banks in carolina and a 43-year-old man was attacked by a shark near hilton head, south carolina. both men were taken to the hospital with none life threatening injuries, but now there's -- nonlife threatening injuries, but now there's been six shark attacks off the coast of the carolinas in two weeks. this afternoon outside a daycare center in germantown, 200 pounds of black bear on the prowl. >> i turned around and looked and it was right here in the parking lot. it's not something you see every day. we never expected it here. >> the bear didn't hang around. he went across the street to a nearby elementary school and when police showed up, he headed into the wood. it's believed this is the same bear spotted in damascus a week ago. dnr plans to keep track of the bear but not trap it and believe he'll head back to the wild. a car windshield is all
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that separated this grizzly bear from a family visiting yellowstone national park. the dad, david peters, took this video from inside the family car. it's just outside a place called cook city, montana. peters says the bear seemed to be just grazing when he decided to check out a car across the street, but next thing you know there he was in his window. >> ill asked my friend's -- i asked my friend's daughter elise if she's going to have nightmares and she said are you kidding? this is the best day of my life ever. >> she's only saying that because they did not have a soft top convertible. fortunately nobody was hurt. the bear ran off on his way leaving behind a few telltale scratches on the car. you know those grizzlies, they've got big paws and big claws. at rfk stadium tonight it looked a lot like the opening
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ceremony of the olympics, but it was the opening ceremony for the world police and fire games. the games have drawn firefighters and police and other first responders from 60 countries. the competition covers things you might expect like motorcycle drills and pistol shooting, but there's also ice hockey and basketball. always watching always tracking, wusa9's first alert weather, d.c.'s most accurate. >> 3-degree guarantee, my friend? >> yes. we were sweating a bit today. >> that's what you always say. >> i'm telling you because a lot of folks held in the 70s today. we went 84. it was 83. it's nine in a row for us, only 1 degree off. tomorrow mr. bernstein will inherit 80 degrees. that's tough because many folks hold in the 70s tomorrow. let's start with a live look outside, our live michael and son weather cam, actually a beautiful night, 76 now, light
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winds, dew points in the 60s. the radar, it's all confine yet in the immediate metro area, but look west. already we have showers and some thunderstorms approaching culpeper and warrenton. going further into west virginia already severe thunderstorm warnings. it's on the way. yellow alert severe storms and flooding, critical times saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in terms of the whole window, the flooding and possible tornadoes 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., but in terms of tornado that window would be about 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow. hail, damaging winds, tornado all possible. make outdoor plans for sunday. by 7:00 showers and thunderstorms already here. by noon same deal. 4:00 heavy activity is developing into the south as the warm front lifts northward and that becomes dangerous in terms of possibility of tornadoes. by 6:00 showers and storms
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frederick back toward winchester and by 8:00 nasty storms from frederick back into win chester with 70s. by 10:00 left over big thunderstorms to the west. by midnight we'll be in good shape. overnight mostly cloudy, move in by dawn, 64 to 72. on the day planner 71, showers by 9:00 and everything in full gear by 1:00, temperatures still low 70s. sunday we're okay, pleasant, 84 and monday warmer, temperatures in the upper 80s. next seven days tuesday we're looking at temperatures on the toasty side, low 90s. then we go back into the 80s, a couple thunderstorms possible wednesday, nice thursday, nats come back to town friday. we're in the upper 80s. erica is here tomorrow at 7:00. we'll keep you posted all day at www.wusa9.com. old mad max is at it again apparently. >> yes. he was trying to. all eyes were on max scherzer,
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starting games without allowing hits commonplace for the $210 million man. he had a no hitter going into the 6th inning.
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now wusa9 game on sports brought to you by xfinity. -- now wusa9 game on sports brought to you by xfinity. >> these days when you hear the name max scherzer, you expect an exciting outing. he threw a one hitter june 14th and a no hitter june 20th. scherzer on the mound in philadelphia in a series of six games. 1st inning third batter and another injury for washington. yunel escobar would not return. x- oraysf his wrist were negative. back to scherzer, on fire again. he retired the first 16 batters, struck out seven, had another no hitter going until he didn't. phillies shortstop freddy galvis broke up the no no in the 6th. here's some nats offense. it's knocked out of the park for a two-run shot. nats win 5-2. >> it's just so hard. it takes luck and you just got
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to be on your point. when you make mistakes, they got to mishit it. made a few mistakes early and found a way to minimize the damage. >> nice two hitter. tonight it was the nhl's turn with the draft. the capitals picked 22nd overall, but who would be their guy? >> washington selects ilyas samsonov from russia. >> he's a goalie, the first to go in the first round since 2012. the russian joins an already young net minding pack for the caps which means goaltending is one deep position for washington. kelly oubre, jr. made his washington debut in a photo shoot. the wizards first round draft pick took the pics and visited the media. they don't have anyone who moves up and down the floor like this 6' 4 man from kansas. he had spikey designer shoes
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yesterday and said he can't wait to reach out to the fans. >> i want to give back to this city because this is the city i want to adopt me and i want you guys to fall in love with me very early. i'm a cool guy. i'm not too big time for you. team captain carli lloyd gets the u.s. women's team fired up for their quarterfinals match against china. scoreless in the 2nd half julie johnson sets up lloyd who perfectly places the header past china's keeper for the only goal in the game. the 1-0 win gives team usa its seventh straight appearance in the semifinals to play germany thursday. there was a lots going on in sports tonight, lots of screaming and shouting. >> i was just checking on oubre, i'm not quite sure. you never know. >> i was not sure what yo
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we're going umbrella style. >> severe weather is possible tomorrow. erica will be in at 7:00. we'll keep you posted all day. the whole bit, flash flooding, hail and tornado. >> that's our broadcast for tonight. >> have a
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