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c1 tomorrow. don't leave home without this and a winter coat it will be like march. here's why we issued the yellow alert. rain before the commute is over, and culpepper along i-81, but the big one is the afternoon commute. it's a high impact, and it will really slow things down. heaviest rain may occur during the commute. flooding, low risk on that and you need the umbrella, you need a high impact there the winter
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the temperatures, 35 in gaithersburg, and it's still dry downtown, and it's cloudy but dry. 8:00a little bit of rain. manassas, i-66 south, and temperatures mid- to upper 30s in the suburbs, and by 10:00, 39 in manassas, and only 40 in fairfax and bowie, and rain all the way to gaithersburg. sleet mixed in cumberland. temperatures are colder and the atmosphere may support sleet. by 12:00, heavy to moderate rain across all of the metro area. we will come back and tell you when it will move away and also talk about the coldest air of the season and if it will bring any snow showers later in the week. >> thank you, top. fans leaving tonight's capital game at the verizon center may have found traffic moving slow. this sink hole temporarily
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street northwest alongside the arena from east street to 8th street. crews have placed a large steel e platover it for now, and they reopened the stretch of the street. the repairs will come later. an outpouring of community support for comic pingpong the restaurant invaded by a gunman on friday who opened fire. >> the superior court. nikki burdine is live. >> reporter: edgar welch was in court today and the judge decided he has to stay in jail until his next court appearance on thursday. so many people have been stopping by today, dropping off notes of support, posting signs and flowers, and just showing their overall supreme -- support for the restaurant. >> reporter: this couple knew the restaurant was closed today, but that didn't stop
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we were really terrified, and we were so upset this has really started to hurt people. >> reporter: dozens of other supporters stopped by throughout the day as well, dropping off flowers and posting signs. >> we want to make sure there's a human face that people see and there's lives impacted by the information going out there. >> reporter: the misinformation is an online conspiracy theory called pizzagate that hillary clinton and her campaign manager were running sex ring below the restaurant. police confirm the claims are baseless, but it was not good enough for edgar welch, who police say showed up on sunday afternoon with a long rifle and a handgun to rescue the kids he thought were being held there, and police say welch fired at least one shot into the crowded restaurants. he eventually surrendered and no one was hurt. >> a young guy is now in jail. he thought he was doing a good thing, and people who are spreading the fake news are
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>> reporter: now we are learning more about the man from salisbury, north carolina. he calls himself an actor, and he even has a profile on imdb, but most recently he was on the volunteer fire department in durham. he has a history of drug arrests and a dwi and he drove his car into a teenage pedestrian. he is being held in the dc jail, and business nearby are very much aware of the real consequences of this fake news. >> some of the business owners ask canned us and talk to them. they are very, very concerned about what happened here yesterday. >> reporter: i talked to the owner of comic pingpong, and he said he is just so moved by the outpouring of support outside of the restaurant, and they will reopen again tomorrow at 5:00. we are live in northwest, i'm nikki burdine, wusa 9. >> thank you, nikki. have you seen this woman? 19-year-old caitlyn aikens has
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year today. >> even though there's few clues since she disappeared from the mall in virginia, her family is not giving up on finding answers, and mola lenghi has more. >> reporter: it's been exactly a year since caitlyn aikens seeming livanished. her family has not heard from her for exactly 1 year, and they are at a loss for what to do. >> 1, 2, 3. >> reporter: it's an anniversary they hoped would never come, but days turned into weeks, turned into months, and now -- >> it's been a >> reporter: a year for lisa sullivan and family, without her daughter. a year without knowing where caitlyn aiken is. >> the not knowing, the know answer -- the no answers, that's all we talk about. >> reporter: she was last seen by her step dad 1 year ago when he dropped her off at the mall. she was supposed to get a ride and hop to reagan international
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2 days later her luggage and cash and a credit card were found in a ditch. around the corner from this fredericksburg hobby lobby. they have used the location to hand out picture, flyers, and get together for this anniversary they wished never came. >> we don't know how she is or where she is. i wake up every day and go to bed all day and think of nothing but her. i don't know what to think. i just want her lenghi, wusa 9. the epa identified the source of the oily substance that leaked into the potomac river. it's hydraulic oil. it's not been spotted near the potomac river intake, but crews placed booms in the water as a precaution. the wsoc says there's been no impact on the quality of the
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billion resort will open its doors on a hillside overlooking the potomac river. >> mgm national harbor will bring gambling 7 miles away from the nation's capital and bring big-name musicians into prince george's county. >> reporter: the mgm is proving to be a show stopper as soon as you walk through the door with the grand art display in the conservatory, featuring largest chocolate fountain circulating 2 tons of chocolate. >> your eyes pop. you walk in and know it's a special resort. >> reporter: it doesn't disappoint. there's something for all your senses. the sights of the decor, breathtaking views for the hotel rooms. >> it's ceiling to floor glass, and you have an unbelievable view of our nation's capital. >> reporter: the sounds of
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slot machine, and the feeling of winning. there's plenty of chances with 3300 slot machines and 104 gaming tables, poker, blackjack, roulette, and craps. they have it all, and exquisite taste and smells for the cuisine. it's all yours if you can beat the traffic. >> plan ahead. >> reporter: national harbor has a new traffic command senter to ease the congestion. >> they will be able to troops, traffic officers who are directing traffic, changing the timing on lights. if you have ever sat in traffic and wondered i wonder why someone is not going something about this, here at national harbor, there's someone watching and someone doing something about that. >> reporter: and self-parking is on the house for now. >> we learned a long time ago that distributing the cars and distributing the people is also very important, and that's why we have got so many different places for you to park. there's two different valet
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seven different parking entrances into the 5,000 space parking garage. >> reporter: today was just a sneak peek. the full tour of the guest rooms and spas happen on thursday. inside mgm national harbor. delia gonzal wusa 9. >> if you want to see all the cool stuff, we went shutter bug there. download our free app to get the slide show with everything from the flowers to the giant chocolate fountain, and check it out now on our wusa 9 app. now a on twitter. the dc mayor is going to be headed off to new york for a meeting tomorrow with president- elect donald trump. >> tonight we asked the mayor, what's on the agenda? >> i don't want to have the meeting before we have the meeting, and so we are going to again be clear about i know what our priorities are in washington, dc, and you're very clear about that as well. i'm going to talk about what is important to our city, our values, and how the next
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>> reporter: the mayor is expected to bring up issues ranging from dc statehood to the need for road and bridge repairs. adam? >> tomorrow, president-elect donald trump plans to continue his victory tour in fayetteville, north carolina. tonight trump and his family had dinner at one of his favorite new york restaurants, 21 club. this time though, he was followed by a small press pool that waited outside in a van. he visited the same eatery last month, but you will remember he ditched the press. the pren trump tower, including one with former vice president al gore. trump has called manmade climate change a hoax, and today gore says their meeting was productive. >> it was a sincere search for areas of common ground, and i had a meeting beforehand with ivanka trump, and the bulk of the time was with the president-
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conversation, and to be continued. i'm just going to leave it at that. >> earlier today trump announced that he has appointed former rival, dr. ben carson for secretary of housing and urban development. senate confirmation is required. virginia senator tim kaine is back on work on capitol hill. as hillary clinton's running mate, he was hoping to be the next vice president, but now he's preparing to work with the incoming trump administration. he planned a careful review of the men and she's gearing up to fight republicans who want to appeal and replace obamacare. >> it hurts a lot of individuals. people will see their premiums go up, coverage go down, and insurers will exit the market it will hurt a lot of people. >> as for losing the election, he said he takes pride in the fact that the democratic ticket won the state of virginia and he said that the trump white
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breaking news out of virginia. a man charged with murders the lyons sisters has been charged in an unrelated case. lloyd lee welch jr. has been indicted on battery and taking indecent liberties. he's awaiting trial in bedford county on charges of murder catherine and sheila lyon in 1975. it's believed they were brought to bedford county and killed after being abducted from a shopping mall in wheaton. the brother of an unarmed black motorist shot by a white police officer said he could eventually find the peace to
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anthony slager. that comes after a distrial was declared. anthony scott said he could not forgive him until after justice is done in the death of his brother walter scott in april 2015. there's many questions tonight about who is responsible for the dozens of people killed in the deadly oakland warehouse fire, and 36 bodies have been recovered so far, including a sheriff deputy's 17-year-old son. dale latest on the investigation. >> reporter: multiple agencies are working around the clock to figure out where and how the fire started in the illegally used warehouse. >> we will leave no stone unturned. >> reporter: the district attorney for alameda county has launched a criminal investigation. >> range of charges could be murder all the way to involuntary manslaughter, and until we know what the evidence shows us, there may be other charges if the evidence presents that. >> reporter: the search and
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several hours today while firefighters worked to sure up the front wall that is leaning 3 inches. >> our priorities as a city remain number one, to recover these victims and to run a 24/7 recovery effort until every victim has been found. >> reporter: crews are still looking for victims as they clear buckets of debris from where artists were living in cramped spaces. >> it was and there was crime, guns, drugs. >> reporter: there are now questions and concerns about how the city missed such dangerous conditions. danielle nottingham, cbs news, oakland. and tonight the death toll stands at 36, and most of the people have been identified. as the mayor of oakland put it today, today is the day that more than two dozen families are going to start an entirely new life, a life without their loved one.
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phones on a 1 mile stretch of underground tunnel from the stadium armory to potomac stations. metro hopes to have phone service? all underground tunnels by 2020. tonight some of the troops who took part in the charlie foxtrot documentary series were in a town hall event on capitol hill. in tonigh had lawmakers pushing for health access for those discharged because of mental health issues, and you can find out a lot more about the series in tonight's town hall on our free wusa 9 app. >> so we have got good news for you panda lovers out there. >> the national zoo placed little bei bei back on display. he is doing well, following his emergency surgery a week and a half ago.
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intestines. he's still on antibiotics, but zoo keepers say everything is looking pretty good for the little buy. >> or the little big guy. he's not so little anymore. >> tomorrow will be an indoor day for bei bei, i have a feeling. >> that would be a good plan. i tell you what, a winter coat is not a bad idea. we are talking about the low 40s. let's talk about the 3-degree guarantee. i thought we would be shape. almost a bull's-eye. 57 was the high, and we will go with 54 tomorrow right now we are at 46. dew point above freezing, and the winds out of the northeast at 8. for the most part, an easterly component to the wind tomorrow, and it will be raw and chilly. yellow weather alert, bus stop temperatures 34 to 40, generally dry in the morning, the exception again, culpepper west out to i-81, and 8:30, 9:00, the tail end of the bus
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yellow weather alert for rain, and it's going to be wet. 10:00a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and the heaviest rain fall, the heaviest window, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and that does not bode well for the lunch hour traffic and also the evening commute, and it looks like we will have moderate rain for the evening commute tomorrow, and soak, so 6:00 tomorrow morning, showing us earlier, cloudy and cold. 41 downtown, and only 35 in gaithersburg, and only 40 to start in bowie, and now we will advance by 8:30 or temperature in the 30s, and where you can see the magenta, that's sleet mixed in. at the onset, we could see a little bit of sleet. as close to us as frederick. by lunchtime, boom, rain every where. frederick -- everywhere. frederick down to dc. another batch of heavy rain. yellow and orange, heavy to moderate rain fall.
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commute. 39 in frederick with moderate rain, and 42 in fairfax, and also with moderate rain. the good news, by about 9:30, rain and showers will move out, and it will take awhile to clear. the heaviest activity is out by 10:00 tomorrow night. the day planner going like this low 40s to start, and the temperatures don't move much. 43 at 11:00, and heavier rain by 1:00, and we are okay on wednesday. 53, and in between the rain and the arctic air, and rain or snow shower on thursday, and the coldest air of the season, and in fact, we wi to make 40 on friday, low 40s on saturday, and we could see a little rain or snow shower on sunday evening, and back to the low 50s on monday. >> we have been warned. >> isn't that special? [ laughter ] >> how are they doing on the ice tonight? >> they are getting there. it's been a rough few days, and they don't have a great night, but a win always helps. >> they are finding themselves
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thankful on the ice since thanksgiving. they are riding a 3-game skid, but back home tonight to face buffalo, who was their last victory, the day after thanksgiving. marcus was focused this evening. while the caps did not play great, they hung in there. 5 seconds into the power play. carlson with the shot, and then the redirect, and we are tied at 2 and headed and then to dmitri. and then back across. they win it in overtime against buffalo. the wizards taking on the nets tonight at the barclays center. they rallied after trailed by double digits. beal up with the top for the 3 to get the 1-point lead late in the '9. john wall knocks it out, taking the ball down the court, and a nice little finish by wall.
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winning on the road. with the team like washington's football team, past and present will collide at some point. that's what happened this week as a redskins' legend shared knowledge with the young guns. darrell green spent some time chatting up the current crop of the defensivebacks. he spent 20 years schooling receivers as part of the >> it's cool he did it before us, and he went through all the things we are going through. someone who is very experienced, and it's pretty refreshing actually. >> it means a lot for the colder guys to come back and share the knowledge they had in today's game, and you know, a lot changes, but getting inside for them, and it's the entire game as well. >> reporter: green a wusa 9 analyst is holding team records for most career interceptions, most games played and longest
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he was inducted into the hall of fame in 2008. these distinctions are not lost on washington's team. >> you can take it piece-by- piece and turn it into your game anyway. the knowledge is there. 20 years of knowledge, and i will take that over 3 years or 4 years any day. >> and we are always about learning, and we always want to learn and soak up the knowledge. he's the guy that has been in the locker room, and it's amazing. >> reporter: what'se you today or in the past. >> completely unrelated to football. >> reporter: he liked to talk about building a life, not just a career, and doing things about what they need to do as young men, not just football players. diane roberts, wusa 9 sports. >> it's always nice to have someone like darrell green who we all know is a great person inside and out to impart the wisdom and be like you have
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new york city is all aglow in the holiday spirit. >> there's a 200-foot tall digital christmas tree on the giant video screens of times square, and further south, you can catch changing colors on the tower lights at one world trade center, and once the diker heights neighborhood is drawing huge crowds to see the displays family put up every year. it's always so romantic to think of visiting new york city over the holidays. i did it with the whole family last christmas, and you can see the rockefeller tree for 2 seconds as you are herded in. >> all the others in the crowds. they are so big. >> pushing a stroller, impossible. >> turned out not to be so
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it. >> hopefully. the yellow weather alert tomorrow, raw day. rain accident heavy at times, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the evening commute looking like a mess. low 50s on wednesday, pleasant, and we are tracking arctic air on thursday, and rain or snow shower possible, and we are lucky to make 40 on friday. and rain or snow shower on saturday. >> december, that's where we are. >> exactly. >> i thought you said no snow until january. >> an inch at national. >> oh, okay. >> keep it up. [ laughter ] >> that's it for us tonight.
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