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suspect has never been in trouble with the law before. >> two neighbors, two beautiful homes right next to each other. now one is the scene of a murder . belonging to 80-year-old larry johnson suspected of killing his neighbor. this prominent real estate ceo. today even though a light was on , no one answered the door today at the suspects home. >> it was crazy. >> on sunday the sheriff's office says a fight had been going on for years. finally it escalated. deputy say johnson shot him once in the chest leaving the 65-year-old lying dead in his own driveway, puzzling his neighbors because you can see the boundary markers clearly marking the property lines. >> why there was a controversy, i don't know. unless it was mental illness on someone's part
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>> for the first time in his life, at 80, johnston faces a charge and it's a charge of first-degree murder. janice park, wusa 9. >> we reached out to the victim's family today. they are asking for privacy. not a word in court today from the suspect from that allegedly unprovoked and possibly racist stabbing at the university of maryland over the weekend. charged with first- degree murder in the death of richard collins. a newly commissioned lieutenant in the u.s. army. crystal chan was in the courtroom. >> reporter: 's lawyer asked the judge to set some kind of bail. he cited the 22-year-old long ties to the community and said that he was intoxicated and incoherent at the time of the fatal stabbing. the judge said, forget it. >> you have anything at all you can say? >> 's parents had nothing to say either,
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asked if their son was a white supremacist. he is a contributor to a facebook group called alt right nation. >> if the evidence leads us to a hate crime, then we will have no hesitation whatsoever handling it as such. >> prosecutors say he had never even met the newly commissioned army lieutenant waiting at a bus stop at the university of maryland early saturday morning when he allegedly told him to move aside. they say when he failed to come he was stabbed once in the chest with a three-inch or four- inch pocketknife killing him. >> very kind young man, very gentle spoken young man and very intelligent. he was just starting his military career. he had high hopes. >> lieutenant collins was slated to get rate tomorrow
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instead, grieving students will hold a vigil for him tonight at 7:00. wusa 9. in a statement, marilyn governor calls the murder a heinous crime and a senseless tragedy. he says he and the state first lady are simply devastated by the loss of an incredibly promising young man. anne arundel county police have suspended a civilian employee for a message posted online. here is a screenshot of the facebook post. we have brought out the racial comments and profanity. the police chief calls the facebook post a betrayal of the values of the anne arundel county police department
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investigator steadily -- a deadly shooting involving one of their own. a state trooper has told authorities she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he began beating her during an argument. it happened last night inside the trooper's home while she was off duty. that boyfriend was shot once in the chest and he died at the hospital. the trooper was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. fired national security adviser mike flynn declining to cooperate with the senate intelligence committee investigation into russia's meddling in the presidential election. flynn's attorney submitted a letter to the senate today invoking his right against self-incrimination. the ap reports the letters stress this is not an admission of guilt but site escalating public frenzy and the fbi investigation by a council is possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia as reasons for withholding the requested documents. they are said to be
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republican senator james langford says it's flynn's right to plead the fifth. democratic senator dianne feinstein calls the move unfortunate but not unexpected adding the committee would gain access to information and the investigation will go on, she says. more followed outside the home of turkey's ambassador to the u.s. turkey has lodged a formal complaint citing pc police for what it calls aggressive actions against the bodyguard. demanding an investigation. they call the bodyguards the aggressors. they warned -- final approval to a transgender blast them
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bathroom bill. it would block transgender students from restaurants. schools would have to provide single stall restrooms, locker rooms, and changing facilities for students who don't want to use facilities designated by what the bill calls their biological sex. the bill now goes to the texas senate. jury selection underway in the sex assault trial of bill cosby and it's moving slow. the jury being chosen in pittsburgh. the trial will take place near philadelphia. at last check, more than 100 prospective jurors had been questioned, five had been selected. many of those rejected told the judge they have already formed an opinion. others say being hard from home would be a hardship. prosecutors have charged cosby with drugging and molesting a former woman in 2004. the weather feels like a pro, but we are hoping clouds appear before the memorial day weekend.
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far, far from a washout. let's start with saturday. isolated thunderstorm possible but we are 81. sunday isolated storms possible. then memorial day does look clear. temperatures still back into the low 80s. again, not shower free but in terms of temperatures, that's not bad. you'll be able to do cookouts and have some stuff going on. right now i kind of favor saturday or sunday as opposed to memorial day. we will talk about tomorrow morning's commute. it's dry. 62 downtown, 58, and then by 8:00, showers down toward fredericksburg. a dry commute for 99 percent of you. by 10:00, most of the showers fighting south into southern maryland. we will come back and talk about which days of the week
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days will be yellow weather alert. coming up next, a maryland teenager speaks out after her high school res fuse
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this evening only pregnant. she's being barred from graduation. in an interview with wusa 9 today, e
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punishing her for deciding to keep the child. take a listen. >> you can't be pro-life and be against killing babies but step back up way from a girl who chooses life. >> the school in hagerstown was asked for comment, but one school employee told us, don't believe everything you read. the new york times first reported the story saturday. the school's code of conduct has barred any sexual contact outside of marriage. a lot of debate online tonight over a high school senior in north carolina. >> did that principle have a chip on her shoulder or was this too revealing for the classroom? it violates the dress code by showing her shoulders.
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the school suspended summer for 10 days, which means she will not be able to go to her graduation. now, the principle is thinking about expelling her. summer is an honor roll student with a 4.4 gpa and she has a full scholarship to a major university. she's worried that her college future is in jeopardy. on her facebook page, she wrote, if it means so much, then just do what you were told. we all have to follow rules. that's how life is. but she did. she put that jacket on. deborah added, threatening arrest for insubordination for a minor is extreme. the principal was acting like a five-year-old. there is a lot more to the story and you can read the full version on our facebook page. >> you hate to see those kind of things happening. >> and remembering these are young people who make mistakes. >> coming up, a ride a drunk
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sober driver will never forget. up next, present and trump becomes the first sitting u.s. pres ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam, and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war. now, i'm listening carefully to donald trump, and i think he's a narcissistic maniac. whatever you call him, we're not letting
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overseas trip as commander-in- chief. the present arrived in israel today saying he has new reasons to hope peace and stability can be achieved in the middle east. >> reporter: israeli prime minister greeted president trump at his residence. >> mr. president, for the first time in my lifetime, i see a real hope for change. >> the leaders discuss common threats and challenges facing both nations. >> we are more than friends. we are great allies. we have so many opportunities in front of us. >> earlier president trump visited some of jerusalem's most secret -- sacred sites. he placed his hand on the western wall and put a prayer note. he is the first sitting u.s. president to consider what is considered the holiest site in judaism. the president and first lady toured the church in jerusalem. israel is the second stop on the president's nine-day trip
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during a joint statement with the israeli president, mr. trump, once again, singled out iran and the threads of stability. >> iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon, never ever. >> presidents trumps present is raising hopes they may consider restarting the peace process. conditions are right to strike the ultimate deal. >> i've heard it's one of the toughest deals of all, but i have a feeling that we are going to get there eventually. >> mr. trump again his first foreign presidential trip over the weekend in saudi arabia, the nation announced a new $110 billion arms deal and president trump proposed a new partnership with the and muslim world. cbs news, jerusalem. during a follow-up today, president trump said he never mentioned israel when he apparently disclosed classified information to the russians in an oval office meeting. the washington post
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exclusive report never said that president trump got classified information. it was subsequent reports by others. the president can declassify any information he wants, but word is israeli intelligence was quite upset because sharing their intel with the russians. while in israel, the first lady visited a hospital where and arabs are treated side-by- side. the first lady along with the wife of the israeli prime minister met with young patients at the medical center. they sat with a group of jewish and children. the first lady handed out white out -- white house backpacks stuffed with puzzles, games, and toys. is a story almost too strange to be true. i passed out drunk man went for the ride down a busy
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interstate and neither the drunk man nor driver knew it. think about that for a second. luckily, a police officer spotted the man before anything tragic happened. >> the officer came up and said, mr., are you aware there's a body on your trunk? you know, that did not register. he goes, i'm not messing with you. there is a body on your trunk. so i got out, we walked around, and sure enough there he was still hanging on, still unconscious just laying there. i have no explanation other than that little lip right there saved his life. >> what in the world did they drink customer the police officer snapped this photo of the man passed out. there he is just sleeping away. the man's car was backed into a parking space last week. it was dark and the shade was up on his back window so he couldn't see the man. carl ended up driving 14 miles with a drunk man
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his trunk before the officer stopped him and woke the man up. are you following me? indy 500 drivers got dixon and retired racer dario franchitti robbed at gunpoint in a taco bell drive-through. it happened last night less than a mile from the indianapolis motor speedway. they were making the food run for the other drivers. no one was hurt. police have arrested two teens ages 14 and 15. indy 500 is this sunday. a fight over french fries heated up at a wendy's in minnesota. workers say this woman asked for french fries in the drive- through but things escalated when she went to pay. she started arguing with workers and reach through the window. a worker through a soda at her and that's when dixon grabbed her maze. she sprayed the manager and another employee in the face. a lot of opinions on our facebook page.
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and donna a little more understanding. not condoning violence, but you get what you pay for and not be treated rudely in the process. >> we all like hot french fries, but that was a bit much. all right. speaking of a bit much, we have had a lot of rain this month. >> we have. if you think that, you are correct. each day this is how many days it has rained so far. we will add more to this probably this week. so far we are 12 out of 22 days with rainfall in the month of may. it has been a wet me as well. over 4 inches. alive look outside. it's actually brightening up a little bit. not a bad evening. wins a lot of clouds tonight
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but it stays dry. looking at bus stop temptress 56 primarily afternoon or evening showers tomorrow especially now, probably showers after. on wednesday. look at that. into the holiday weekend, 81 on saturday. now onto the rain chances correlating with that. tomorrow scattered activity. mainly isolated on wednesday. thursday almost a washout but friday and saturday isolated. you'll be able to do some stuff. a cookout over the weekend. it will be good for th
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each day. 10:00 tonight, maybe a sprinkle. primarily temps in the 60s with clouds. by tomorrow morning, clouds return but we are dry. into the 9:00 hour, showers creeping into southern maryland . by 12:30, maybe a sprinkle downtown. shower south of i-66. better chance for everybody with showers tomorrow 50s to start. temperatures pretty uniform. only 67 at 1:00. now, wednesday clouds start. some sun and isolated storms. showers and storms friday we are okay. saturday just a couple storms. on sunday. we are in the 80s. on sunday if you can't make it to the ballpark, next in town tomorrow. tonight at 11:00, we take you to the epicenter of man versus the. it's a dog. pet owners and officials not seeing eye to eye on the leash law.
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now, wusa 9 game on sports brought to you by ba. >> washington redskins gearing up for more training starting wednesday of this week. but today was about fun and games on the golf course. current players, coaches, and alumni gathered for a fundraiser. here is the head coach the army navy country club
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even a portable bocce ball court. the players who don't fancy themselves good golfers and for some anything the redskins park today. >> just a good day to depress. >> decided to get going but this is a good warm-up. get out and have some karate. >> are you any good at golf, coach? >> just try to do one stroke better than everybody else in my group. >> with the money raised, it goes to the foundation of literacy. >> and a good day to do it when it wasn't raining. >>
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