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7 of 26 from the field. they have only one timeout remaining. we have 6:47 to go. >> len: if you are princeton, this is when your game comes alive. the over-anxiousness of the other team allows to you penetrate. and yale can take advantage of that. >> ian: i believe you said princeton? >> len: did i? it's the same type of play here. >> ian: oh, back-to-back! taurean prince. sky walker. >> len: that's the way they should be playing right now. going to their advantages. outstanding leaping ability. they have some touch from the perimeter. right now it's about power basketball for baylor to get into this ballgame. >> ian: 20 tspoin for prince.
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makes his free throws at a 78% clip. >> len: that's unstoppable. >> ian: well, everything is okay between prince and gathers. he is celebrating after the dunk. >> chris: he wants more of that. that's how they have to play. i would like to see them bring that enthusiasm in the defensiven. >> ian: makai mason 21 points. attack on another. 22 for mason. >> len: the first order of business, stop this young man. >> ian: you are right. there is a steely look from mason. >> chris: he has 6 rebounds. he's been in with the trees all night to do anything. assist, rebound or beautiful moves. >> len: i will repeat this one more time. he is a bad little man. >> ian: he has the altar boy look. but the killer mentality. >> len: don't let
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he won't fool anybody else with that sweet baby face smile anymore. >> ian: we showed you the pre-game speech from james jones. the extended version on thor's cut was building up. he reminded his team of what they worked for and what they visualized and believeing in this moment. not being afraid of it. living in the moment and the reality of being in the ncaa tournament. >> len: he wanted them to think back to when they started playing basketball and watched the ncaa tournament on tv and you wished you were in there. he never did. >> ian: that's right jones did not ever play in an ncaa tournament. he said i never got the opportunity. >> chris: he said we don't deserve it just for showing up. there
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being here for 50 years. he said stay who you are. it's so fun to play. >> ia >> ian: victor turns it over. taurean prince wreaking havoc. >> len: outstanding lester by for instance. >> ian: medford. no. tracked down by wainright. 5:34 to play. this is a 9 point game with yale in front. >> len: if baylor is going to get back in. it's the 50-50 balls they need to continue to get. >> ian: prince misses. motley the offensive board. can't hit it. off the window and yale comes away with the board. nick victor a wasted chance for baylor. we hit the 5 minute mark of the second half. 66-57
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sherrod and sears getting ready to check in next dead ball. mason. fades. it's an air ball. victor grabs it. turns and fires. off the rim. prince has it. for the bears. motley down the middle. it goes and a foul. jonathan motley with a chance fo 3. >> len: very fortunate baylor got the rebound. then the look up front. when you attack like that, good things happen. >> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: some changes here for yale. tremendous work by the combination of downey and reynolds. to stem the tide for the bulldogs. 4 fouls on victor. >> len: and great recognition from the crowd. aot just yale fans.
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due. >> len: in the ncaa tournament if you get that swing going. >> ian: fans quickly become fans of the lower seed. >> len: it's like rock. if you can change, i can change. right now yale the underdog but saying we have a chance to win this game. >> ian: a 9-2 game for baylor. 6 point lead for yale. 4:27 to go. mason. defended by lindsey on the outside. screen from sherrod. makes it off balance. he is fouled. prince increddulous after the call was against him. a pair of free throws here for makai mason. with his team up by 6. averages
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they trail 68-60 and motley will sit with his 40 foul. sherrod gets it in. 4 minutes and counting left. >> chris: yale can let their offense take the ball until late in the shot clock. the turnover right there. >> ian: nick victor a disvan'ted set. victor turns it over. we have an 8 point game. you live for march. that's why at&t's network lets you stream the action, all month long, when and where youd neeit. so you feel like you're part of the game from just about anywhere. this is your network. the network of at&t.
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>> ian: march madness continues tonight. 8 more first round games across cbs, tbs, tnt and tru-tv. you decide the games that you want to watch. here in providence, first round action from the west region. 68-60. yale in front of baylor. the winner will take on duke the number 4 seed in the west out lasted unc-wilmington earlier today. ian eagle, chris webber, len elmore, evan washburn and the rest of our crew. march madness very much underway. yale is 3 minutes and 48 seconds away from the upset. >> len: trying to control the tempo. slow baylor down with token halfcourt pressure. >> ian:
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the spin. no. motley. offensive rebound. goes right back with it for 2. >> len: i expect baylor to return the favor. theirs only be passive. >> ian: 15 from k[hmotley. he and prince combined for 35. now 14 offensive rebounds for baylor. their bread and butter. >> chris: great to see multiple screens to get mason open. >> ian: into the hands of sears. cross-court. dallier. missed it. and out of bounds. baylor takes over with 3:01 on the clock. >> len: that's plenty of time for baylor to get even or recapture the lead. a question of them going to their strength. they are successful when they play above the rim or hit the glass on misses. >> ian: under 3 minutes to play.
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scores on the inside. it's a 4 point game. baylor mounting a comeback. 2:37 remaining. mason uses the screen set by sears. wainright sticks by him. dallier feeding the post. sears. inside. for the bucket. justin sears 2-time ivy league player of the year converts. 18 points for sears. >> chris: that smart play. they recognize the mismatch. lindsey on sears. didn't hesitate to get him the ball. >> ian: wainright inside. sears gets a piece. sears comes away with it. >> chris: what a great recovery. yale calling for a timeout. >> ian: james jones will have a chat with his team with
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remaining. >> chris: sears on both ends. recognizing he has the smatch. nice layup inside. he said wayment, i can move my foot and stay vertical and block that shot. >> ian: yale 70 and baylor 64. baylor got it 2 within 4. yale responded. and now trying to add to the 6 point lead with 1:58 remaining in the
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fourth ncaa tournament appearance for yale. 1949, 1957 and 1962. they have never won a game in the big dance. 9 to shoot. dallier. gives it up to sherrod. shot clock winding down. ball knocked away. a scrum for it. a foul on makai mason. baylor will get free throws with 1:36 to play. >> len: i am not sure that was a good foul. he gave baylor a chance to put points on the board. >> ian: time was winding down. i don't think baylor would get out on the break before time ran out. instead they get to stop the clock and put points on the
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possession, yale would be able to get back and contest it. >> ian: a lot of time for jake lindsey to think about these free throws. as a team baylor is 8 of 13. lindsey's dad dennis played at baylor. the general manager of the utah jazz. short. 70-64 yale. >> chris: 30% of the points for rico gathers comes off the offensive rebound. you must box out here. >> ian: just took out sherrod. >> chris: he throws it out of bounds. >> len: 2 guys were blocking him out. he was sandwiched in between two. >> ian: a foul called quickly against baylor. >> chris: wow. >> ian: it's lindsey picking
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up. >> chris: that's not intended. >> len: that was a huge mistake right there. >> ian: and sends mason to the free throw line. mason hasn't missed. 5 of 5. he is closing in on the yale all time record for most points in a tournament game. a player back in 1949 had 27. he's not even grazing the rim at this point. makai mason has a new career high. 26. >> len: you know his name means winds to the see in hawaii. he got yale off to a good start. >> ian: now i know. you are dropping knowledge. he has 3 brothers. sandin o,
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>> len: that's what good lawyers do. we don't know everything. we know where to look. >> ian: it's a 4 point game with a minute and 21 left. 72-68. prince delivered 25 point for baylor.
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>> ian: the game reset with yale leading. 72-68. the bulldogs have to timeouts left. baylor is out of timeouts. both teams are in the double bonus. yale has the possession arrow. with 1:21 to play. >> len: depending on who is on the floor for yale, they are not a very good free throw shooting team. mason knocking them down with confidence. justin sears just 67%. sherrod 59%.
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>> ian: dallier 47%. >> len: it's prime pickings for baylor if they want to extend this game. >> ian: dallier. sears not a ball handler. what a save and lindsey with the finish. ishmail wainright a fantastic play to set up the bucket. this is a 2 point game. >> chris: no need to extend now. plenty time. >> ian: sears gets it into the hands ever mason. >> [whistle]. >> ian: trying to tie him up. mason goes down. and mason injured on the play. baylor wanted a tie up. >> chris: yale has to spread the floor and allow the bigs to set a pick and get mason open to catch the ball where he can't be double teamed. >> len: right there. just popped out. outstanding defensive play and fo
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he just popped it away. from sears. he has to be stronger with the ball. then lindsey atoning for that missed free throw. >> ian: the foul was called on baylor. wainright called on the foul. they are going to look at it. >> chris: whether it's flagrant or not. >> ian: wainright took a shot to the head. >> len: nothing untoward by baylor. if they call a foul, it's a common foul. wainright insult to injury. >> ian: ishmail wainright made a brilliant play defensively to save the ball and set up lindsey for the bucket. cut this game to 2. then on the ensuing inbounds,
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mason banged into wainright. >> chri >> chri >> chri >> chri >> chris: acdental. >> ian: i agree. >> chris: use a timeout. that's where they are there. >> ian: 4 fouls on ishmail wainright. mason 7 of 7 from the free throw line. 59.5 to play. >> len: of all the guys for yale, this is the guy you don't want to foul. >> ian: mason perfect 8 of 8. and a new yale record. 28 points. highest scoring mark in an ncaa tournament in bulldogs basketball history. 74-70. mason now with 29. under a minute
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wainright. loops the pass to prince. prince one-on-one with victor. an offensive foul. huge call with 33.9 to play. >> [cheers and applause]. >> chris: you don't have to be set to draw the offensive foul. defender entitleed to go in a direction that is parallel to what the ball handler is going. >> len: if the ball handler breaks that plain, that's how you get the call. >> ian: get it in for sears. much martyr to give the foul to sears and not mason. sears is 67%. he is 3 of 3 today. that was a huge, huge call. >> len: took a possession away
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on the board from baylor. from where we sit, it should be have been the right call. >> ian: justin sears. misses on the first attempt. another look at the foul. >> len: yes. he broke the plain. victor was traveling parallel. never really stepped into the offensive player's space. it was prince who dipped his shoulder and broke that plain. >> ian: doesn't get roll. baylor down by 4. 35 seconds to play. medford. the drive. medford scores. it's a 2 point game. >> chris: baylor has no timeouts. >> ian: but yale does and mason uses it. 28 seconds left. yale up by 2 on baylor. >> chris: hopefully coach jones is joining
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this press from baylor is giving yale problems. they have one good free throw shooter in makai mason. i expect them to allow mason to catch the ball on the run and not be double teamed. don't pass it into the corners. allow him to get freedom of movement and get other guys involved. >> len: i am recognizing this is a one second difference between the shot clock and the game clock. if i am baylor, take no chances. this is the time to extend the game. i might try for a quick steal. the guy you don't want to foul is mason. you double him and allow somebody else to come the ball and foul them. >> ian: baylor was in this position before. one years ago georgia state pulled off the upset. a number 14 seed. they defeated scott drew and the baylor bears 57-56 in
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this is all new for james jones and for yale. >> chris: gathers and lindsey keyed in on mason. kay that he went let him get it. >> ian: mason. they are not fouling him. half a second difference. shot clock to game clock. they get the foul. you might as well as conserve the clock. >> chris: that's a great job by yale. can't stop any one guy from getting the ball inbounds. he catches the ball on the run. time off the dribble and bates for the foul. good job letting the ref's know. >> len: if you are going to extend the game, extend. it you can't waste seconds like that. >> ian: 30 point for makai mason. >> len: and then foul the best free throw shooter on the floor for them. >> ian: 75-72. >> len: still plenty of
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steepens the slope. >> ian: a 4 point lead for yale. 15 seconds left. a 3. prince. he knocks it down. it's a 1 point game. 12.9 remaining. sherrod. gets it in. mason. trying to close him in. double team. >> [whistle]. >> ian: a timeout for yale with 9 seconds left. >> chris: the last one. >> ian: clingiong t a 1 point lead. >> len: terrible communication right here by yale. either you switch or stay up. >> chris: yes. >> len: allowing prince to get a wide open look. sears has it make sure that he doesn't get him comfortable in that 3 point line. the scouting report. taurean prince 35% from beyond the arc. maybe you go over top of that. instead of going behind the
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will wish they had those 3 or 4 seconds they wasted chasing makai mason to the front court before fouling. that's what i mean if you are going to extend it, extend it. do it right away and not wait. >> ian: no more timeouts left. 9 seconds remaining on the clock. a furious rally from baylor put them in a position down by 1 to maybe walk out of here with a win. yale trying to hold on. they led since the 17:59 mark. >> len: it's a spot throw in. this will probably be given to the yale player. right there almost in front of the baylor bench. >> ian: the largest lead for yale you
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>> chris: it's totally in front of the yale bench. i'm sorry in front of the baylor bench. requestedine dallier. the triggerman for yale. 9 seconds left. 76-75. yale leading baylor. dallier. goes deep. backing it out. victor. trying to play keeping you current. he is fouled with 6.8. a sneak play. it pays off for the bulldogs. >> chris: everyone trying to deny. sends nick victor deep. >> ian: these teams get a free timeout as the officials huddle up. james jones has brought his team to the sideline. now scott drew will do the
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>> chris: yale not out of the woodson. if victmakes both. a 1 possession ballgame with 6.8. and nick victor 54.5%m frothe line. >> ian: they are looking at the clock. at 6.8. the deep pass by dallier. they might put .2 aded to it. >> chris: i don't know. that looked pretty good. from a clock starter's perspective. you are only human. >> ian: let's talk strategy. no timeouts remaining. victor will have 2 free throws. strategy if he makes 1 out of 2 or 2 out of 2 or misses both? >> chris: it's the same thing. get it
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where do you wind up for the shot? 6.8 seconds is a lot of time. to push the ball up the floor. >> ian: yale up by 1. 54% shooter. he hits. >> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: 77-75. >> chris: the defense identified the best players. it needs to be a man on prince and wainright. those 2 can score outside. expect baylor to push it. with 2 guys in the corner and one guy streaking down the middle. >> ian: victor. an air ball. >> chris: my goodness. >> ian: a 2 point yale lead. 6.8 on the clock. >> len: spread the floor. if you get in prince's hands you do.
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>> chris: foul. >> ian: with 2.2. the foul is against baylor. the ball bounced over to sherrod. medford trying to work quickly. he was out of control. >> chris: tries to go behind the back. and -- well! makai mason said i did not foul. i wanted to make sure on that play. >> ian: baylor did not even get a shot off. down by 2. 2.2 on the clock. motley fouled out. 59 points and 7 rebounds for the sophomore. now the focus is on brandon sherrod. he can put an end to this game with a pair of makes. >> [crowd noise]. >> ian: 2 point lead
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>> [cheers and applause]. >> ian: 78-75. >> chris: don't even think about missing. just trying to let the clock run out. we have seen something strange happen. >> ian: he's got it. 79-75. lindsey tosses it up. >> [buzzer]. >> ian: march magic for the [ch. >> ian: their first ncaa tournament win in program history. james jones in his 17th year at yale. and the bulldogs have done it. they upset baylor. 79-75 to advance to the second round. >> chris: they did it with moxie and look at the last play
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yale celebrates. >> ian: baylor is going home. yale is moving on. >> [cheers and applause]. their first appearance in the ncaa tournament since 1962. it's a win for yale! the ivy league represented and yale gets it done. evan washburn, take it away. >> evan: coach, the program waited 54 years. you waited 17. what does it mean it get here and keep playing? >> coach: absolutely unbelievable. our guys played great tonight and gave us everything they had. i could not be more proud of this group of guys. >> evan: at no point did this moment seem too big for this team. wheres
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from? >> coach: we have been building for a couple of years. they stuck together. >> evan: you called him a bad little man. makai mason had a legendary afternoon. what is it about his game that allowed him to have this type of performance? >> coach: he is the toughest nut you will ever meet. a really tough kid. nothing shakes him or bothers him. he was unbelievable tonight. >> evan: enjoy it. >> coach: i will. >> evan: makai mason, come on in here. congratulations. an unbelievable performance. your demeanor seemed stoic throughout this game. what was your approach from the start? >> player: trying not to get too up or down. i try to lead through example. they will make a run. they made a couple of runs. we stayed calm and weathered the storm. >> evan: what does this mean to this program?
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we have not made the tournament in a very long time. to win it today is special. >> evan: duke is waiting on saturday. your thoughts on that match up? >> player: i am glad we have a rematch. we thought we could hang with them in the first game. we might surprise some people. >> evan: fun to watch. see you on saturday. >> ian: first time in the big dance in 54 years. if you ask the yale fans it was worth the wait. they could not be prouder of their team. >> chris: showed moxie and makai mason. set them on the course. they continue to follow it. >> ian: it will be yale and duke with a chance to advance to sweet-16.
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favorites in the ivy league. they roland to the title. then they carried the momentum right into the ncaa tournament. with a win over the baylor bears. it's a 12 seed knocking off a 5. we have seen a lot of these celebrations for the 12 seed. bure elation for james jones. the 52-year-old head coach of the yale bulldogs. long island native. played in albany. didn't get to play in an ncaa tournament. now he has coached in one and has an ncaa tournament win. >> chris: coach told these guys i have not won one. his team repaid him. we will win one for you. that's the best feeling you could have as a player in the locker room. win a game no one thought you could win except the guys in the room with you. >> ian: yale advances. 79-75 win over theay
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we begin with breaking news. an emergency landing at dulles international airport. good evening, i'm lesli foster. delta flight 151 took off from reagan this afternoon heading to atlanta. >> moments after take off, passengers heard a beeping from the back of the plane then started smelling smoke. alicia was on this plane with her parents. she said the pilot said the smoke in the back of the plane dissipated but they would make
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>> it went away. it didn't stay then the beeping started. >> the plane landed without incident. no one was injured. the passengers are lined up inside dulles waiting to be rebooked on another flight. the source of the smoke wasn't found but the plane has been taken out of service. a loud boom and a haz-mat situation upset thousands at the national zoo. deborah al far ron jones us -- al for roan -- alfarone joins us live. >> reporter: the good thing is no one was hurt, no animals either people were wondering what is happening. >> one
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couldn't tell us. >> reporter: about 10:55 a contractor heard a loud boom then spelled chlorine. >> it was significant enough it alerted a lot of the zoo staff the whole area was closed. >> fortunate the favorite animals. >> i love beavers. they are my favorite animal. >> reporter: d.c. firefighters worked to clear the haz-mat situation. at one point they became a popular exhibit themselves. apparently not as popular as the pandas. >> we were lucky enough to see the baby, the 1-year-old in a tree ten feet way from us looking from the cafe ledge. so, we got a close-up view of the panda eating and playing in the tree. >> this didn't bother you? >> this is nothing compared to that. >> they got everything handled here. if that was the case, everybody would have evacuated. >> reporter: again, no one was hurt. thco
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here but he is going to be okay and the zoo tells me tonight that they will open up the american trail tomorrow morning. live at the national zoo, deborah alfarone. tracking metro one day after the 29 hour historic shut down of the metrorail system, a lot of workers had another situation. passengers tweeting about smoke at the rosslyn station. it turned out it was a break problem on a train that was off- loaded and taken out of service no one was hurt. the 29 hour metrorail shut down is over. our cameras were rolling when the gates opened at 5:00 this morning. hundreds of thousands of commuters are now able to get back to their normal routine. metro's new ceo said he didn't shut down the system to make a point but the 29 hour closure did make it absolutely clear to metro workers and to the rest of us that safety is job number one. bruce leshan talked to paul one
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interview at 6:00. police are investigating a sexual assault in montgomery county. a woman says someone grabbed her from behind near the beltway. the incident was reported around 1:45 this afternoon in silver spring. so far investigators are working with just a vague description of the suspect. after the death by friendly fire of prince george county police officer jacai colson, the surviving officers at the district station adopted a new symbol of sacrifice they want you to see, a door damaged during the gun battle with the suicidal gunman that attacked the station. now it will be a permanent reminder of what has been lost and what is at stake every day. wusa 9 scott broom is joining us live to explain more. good evening, scott. >> unusual to preserve bullet holes instead of repairing them. that's what they wanted to do. bullet holes inside the building ll
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heroism and sacrifice. >> it's a double hung steel door marked by two new bullet holes. now this plaque. >> the scars that these doors bear are silent testimony to the bravery of the prince george county police officers that went into the face of gunfire to protect one and all on march 13, 2016. >> two of the bullets did actually go all the way through. >> reporter: captain jason fisher takes us back to the critical moment. a suicidal gunman intent on provoking a fight with police. he fired many of the 20 shots from here on the street through the glass doors of the station on sunday afternoon but rather than hiding behind the steel doors inside that stopped the slugs, officers rushed forward into the line of fire. in the chaos, detective jay kai colson in plain clothes and wielding a pistol running to
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attacker and hit by friendly fire. the doors a reminder there is no shame in the tragedy that happened but harsh reality. >> policing will always be a dangerous profession. we will always run toward the danger. >> all the officers across the state and across the nation feel that same pain that we do, the same scars that are on that door. >> that motto that is on the door inside means ever the same. essentially meaning that the sacrifices that come with police work never change and neither will those bullet holes and the plaque on that door, at least not as long as this building stands. reporting live at the district three station in prince george county, scott broom, wusa 9. >> reminder of the horror of that night. a retired police officer is trying to help the officer who fatally shot jacai colson. gary somers was on the county s.w.a.t. team when he fatally shot his
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murphy during a high-risk vice raid in 1998. he understands everything that high tide officer that shot colson is going through and is determined to help him cope. >> i will stand beside him through the whole incident and his recovery. i will be there for him. i will be there as a reference or just as a friend or just somebody who has been through it. >> somers says a u.s. capital police officer helped him cope with killing his partner. now he is paying it forward in a sense. we have the entire interview with somers now on our wusa 9 news app. tonight we learn more about an overnight police chase and car fire in montgomery county. >> we are getting them out now. fire and rescue. be patient. vehicle on fire. >> it started when cops treated to pull over a toyota on layhill road near georgia avenue and the driver would not stop. the cops gave chase. they lost sight of
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later on the same street it was off the road and on fire. >> officers rushed to the vehicle and pulled three occupants from are the burning vehicle. >> the plan behind the wheel is fighting for his life at the hospital. two passengers are expected to recover. a man and his dog are feared dead in yesterday's house fire in woodbridge. there was a body discovered this afternoon at the home on upon day rosa court. the man that lives there, he is unaccounted for at this time. surae chinn is outside the town house. >> reporter: investigators found a body and remains of a dog inside that burned town house. and, yes, they are feared dead. identification will come later. but family and friends -- >> i was here all day yesterday. i couldn't sleep all night then back here again. >> reporter: investigators brought out bags of evidence from the second floor of the gutted town e
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and family watched. >> i'm still shocked. i could be negative right now. i am. but i cannot picture him burned alive in here. >> reporter: family and friends confirm the single father is the man who is unaccounted for. he is pictured here with his granddaughter. the man's son is comforted at the scene as investigators search the home. he works as the financial manager at premier auto imports in waldorf maryland. >> great finance manager. he can get any loan approved. good guy. very friendly. everybody that works there are shocked. some guys are crying for him. some ladies crying for him. >> reporter: fire ripped through the town home wednesday, destroyed the town house and damaged two others including sharon fullerton's home. >> that his sad. >> reporter: she and others are not thinking of their property but fearing the worst their
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of the night and find out someone is passed, that is hard. one day they are there and the next not, that is a difficult thing to deal with. >> an autopsy is expected tomorrow. we will find out the positive fix then. for now, fire and police will be here tomorrow. live in woodbridge, surae chinn, wusa 9. >> thank you. and moving on, two family tragedies in one spotsylvania neighborhood. >> three children are left without their mothers, both of whom died from drug overdoses. a husband is being charged in murder in one case. >> she was real pretty. >> reporter: it was here in this spotsylvania home where a 28-year-old mother of a toddler and 10-year old girl died of a heroin overdose. >> heroin is everywhere. the toddler's father, william moore is charged with his wife's murder. >> he gave her the fatal do
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>> reporter: lieutenant liz scott said moore used and sold heroin to support his habit. he found his wife dead the morning of february 26th. >> the 911 operators gave him lifesaving measures. unfortunately, she was beyond lifesaving at that point. >> reporter: two weeks before ashley moore overdosed. >> her friend becky nolan also overdosed and died. becky nolan's mother lives there. she tells us her daughter didn't overdose on heroin but prescription painkillers. becky nolan was 43. >> she loved her little boy. she was the gift from god. >> reporter: a doctor kept prescribing her the painkillers? >> yeah. >> reporter: what happened? >> she died, literally. she got out of the treatment center, went to him and he wrote her the prescription for 90 pills. >> reporter: she struggled with teen addiction since her teen years. her mother said she got off drugs four years ago when she had her son then slipped back with the help of a or
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doctors and the people that give this stuff away, maybe they will slow down. >> reporter: the jurors department says they are investigating the prescription painkiller overdose of becky nolan. peggy fox, wusa 9. >> spotsylvania sheriff's deputies gave ashley's 10-year old daughter a birthday party. the children in both cases are being raised by grandparents. there is a meeting about heroin addiction tomorrow night at 6:00 at 750 miller drive in leesburg. we have a recall to pass along. bumble bee foods is calling back more than 41,000 cases of the chunk light tuna. it impacts tuna packed in oil with best buy dates of february 10, 2019 to february 29, 2019. an independent packing facility std not follow the company's
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cause contamination and could lead to a life threatening illness. if you have the products, check the best buy dates, throw it away and contact the company for a full refund. time for your daily cherry blossom update. look, here they come. a lot of pink buds on the trees around the tidal basin. national park service says the trees will be at their most beautiful when peak bloom arrives next week. peak bloom is when the majority of them are blooming at the same time expected to happen next week, march 23rd. we are getting there, top. >> we are indeed. today helps. we had temperatures near 70. tomorrow will be nice. it will be a little cooler on friday. but a good finish to the week. live look outside. 65. dew point is back in the 30s. this is a drier air mass. winds out of the north at 14 gusting to 21. it will be breezy tonight and breezy again tomorrow. all right. radar, we widen this out. over the last hour, a couple of
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showers to winchester. earlier showers along i-70, frederick and points north. we talked about that yesterday. nothing crazy. we zoom in, a couple of sprinkles here. we are really trying to find a couple of sprinkles near germantown and that is about it. we will keep an isolated sprinkle in or shower tonight. then a little bit colder. bus stop temperatures 38 to 52. so, perhaps, a little jacket for the kids and yourself at the bus stop. melted tomorrow with a stray shower. then we upped the timing on the weekend system. so, light rain and snow over the weekend. light rain could be in here as early as saturday evening. tonight, 10:00, no worries. temperatures in the 50s. by tomorrow morning, temperatures in the 40s, maybe 42 manassas and 48 in silver spring and bowie. seven day, there is the p.m. rain saturday. rain and snow sunday, 43. even rain and snow showers on monday. then back to
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the back to the mid-60s wednesday and back to 70 next thursday. so, it can't stay cold long. we will see wet flakes over the weekend. >> all right, top. just ahead, when january joins adam at 6:00 metro manager talks about his decision to shut down the rail system and how it relates to his effort to transform the entire system. >> also at 6:00, the unbreakable bond between president obama's supreme court nominee and students at a d.c. elementary school.
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right now one on one with the man who made the call to shut down metrorail for safety inspections. >> students at a local elementary school celebrate their connection to the next supreme court justice possibly. >> congress hammering michigan's governor over the response
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crisis. >> metro reopened and ran fairly smoothly today after unprecedent 29 hour safety shut down. there are plenty of questions tonight about the system. bruce leshan joins us with some of the questions and some of the answers. bruce, good evening. >> >>reporter: yeah, jan, one one with the man that made the tough call to shut the system down, the new gm, paul wiedefeld. is metro safer now? how did previous inspections fail to detect the problems with the electrical cables. so, you got people's attention, i think. >> that was not the attention, not to do that. it was purely about the safety of our customers. >> reporter: does this make the point to the employees that safety is absolutely paramount. >> it does. it reinforces that. >> reporter: the nearly two dozen inspection teams that
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spanned out across 100 miles of silent tracks found problems, 26 in all. near mcpherson square, foggy bottom and potomac avenue, 750- volt trick lines worn badly enough that metro would have had to shut down the tracks anyway if it had known about them. >> but there is a great mystery here. you just inspected these cables and yet they are failing again. >> i want to take a look at that whole process, what did we do, how did we do it? is there a smarter way. >> reporter: paul wiedefeld made the shut down call on his own after seeing for himself a track fire monday that was alarm mingly similar to the fire 14 months ago that killed 61-year-old carroll glover and sent scores of people to the hospital. what about the riders that say, my gosh, if they have to shut the whole system down for 29 hours, how can i have any faith in


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