tv wusa 9 News at 5pm CBS November 1, 2017 5:00pm-5:29pm EDT
years and the 28-year-old officer has been on the job for five years and wrapped up 50 arrests. is there -- michael quander has an answer to questions people are talking about. >>reporter: debra, there are some things in place like this sign telling bikers how to be safe. after what went down some people are left feeling like the existing infrastructure, it may not be enough. >> i mean, it's really scary. >> people walking and biking through the streets of dc say the terrorist attack that killed 8 people in new york city tuesday is tough to deal with. >> it seems like it's just easy for people to think that they can do stuff like that. >> it could have been me or someone in my family. >> i don't spend a minute of my
going to come off the road and kill me. >> you wonder if it happens in a place like new york, a big city like that, dc is quite big and gets very busy at times. i mean you never know -- you pray nothing like that happens here. >> how do you feel about how the city has addressed those common areas, like this one? >> sure, i love protected bike paths and i love any opportunity to protect pedestrians, important buildings, bicyclist, anyone with concrete barrier. >> we have spotted -- painted roads and signal in very few spots where concrete separate concrete from bicyclist. >> this ain't nothing here. you see a tire track here. they've been over here already. >> the barriers around the city looks like this when they're short, very flexible and if a car were to run through, you can tell over here, they wouldt
with that being said, is there sensible things you can do city infrastructure wise to protect common pedestrian areas, absolutely. yeah, guys. it's lotto owe a lot of the peda was protected. they got back to what's late thd -- we're going to have a break down tonight. live in downtown dc, michael quander, wusa9. >> thank you so much michael. >> president trump is using the truck attack to call for immigration reform. the suspects saipov entered the country legally through the diversity visa lottery program. that allows up to 50,000 people to come to the u.s. from countries with low immigration rate. pruz trem blames senator
come to america in the first place. >> we're being stopped by democrats because of their obstructions and they don't want to do what's right for our country. we need strength and resolve. we have to stop it, so we're going to get rid of this lottery program. >> senator schumer responded i guess it's -- he criticized the president for cuts to -- five of the eight victims of the truck attack were friends. they were celebrating the 30th anniversary of their high school graduation. another victim, a belgian woman who leaves behind two young woman. the attacks are barrelled down -- saipov told authorities that crashing into the bus was an accident and he wanted to cause more mayhem by continuing down the bike path. >> one-on-one tonight with
here and arrested on saturday. this -- he tried to question a candidate and this guy on the ground at liberal mark starks says he was trying to put his phone away when his police officers pulled his feet from under him. bruce la san talked to him: >>reporter: the police says hist fully -- when the video begins, stark is stand standing on the sidewalk told by an officer to back away from ed gillespie's campaign bus which you can see in the background and parade is just about to start. >> a policeman walked up to me and told me to get out of the road, and you know, to leave that bus and everyone on that bus alone. >> historic is banged up, but
police have charged him with disorderly conduct, and avoiding arrest. >> i did not give you my [indiscernible]. >> he says he told the officer had a right to try and ask gillespie questions, and he admits he and the officer got heated about that. >> one of the police men said if you cuss one more time, you will be arrested. i did cuss again. and i was arrested. it was an unlawful arrest, cussing is not something you can be arrested for. >> [sirens] >> police say steshg -- police say sturk was initially compliant, and -- the police chief says officers had no idea what he might be reaching for. >> he does not know if this gentleman has a concealed weapon, he does not know what in
>> hey, if you -- >> this is not the first time sturke has been man handled -- wrestled stark to the ground back in 2006. but stark says neither incident will stop him. >> look, you can't stop being a reporter because the job is hard. >> in fairfax county, bruce shane -- >> stark is convinced that a campaign worker asked the police to intervene. he says he'll be back trying to ask gillespie questions tonight dispute his bruises. let's take a live look outside where temps struggled to get out of the 50s. sounds like we got a little warmup on the way. >> we do. a couple of showers tonight, and then, yeah, we're in great shape thursday and friday. here's the evening plan. a couple of showers at 6:00 and 58 at 8:00 and
we're down in the upper 50s. not nearly as cold tonight. here are the temperatures. they're going to stay above average. 73 tomorrow. 76 on friday. mid 60s on satur. back in the 70s sunday and monday. we'll come back, we'll tell you which days will be dry, if high school football is threatened by friday, and if you have to dance around showers over the weekend. >> thanks, tom. think you're not at the risk of lung cancer just because you don't smoke. we're trying to let a woman let you know the truth about the disease. the evidence that russia is trying to drive a wedge in the social fabric of the united states. you're watching
ralpand as a doctor, nobody ever asked if i'm a democrat or republican. they just want my help. so if donald trump is helping virginia i'll work with him. but donald trump proposed cutting virginia's school funding, rolling back our clean air and water protections, and taking away health care from thousands of virginians. as a candidate for governor, i sponsored this ad because i've stood up to donald trump on all of it. ed gillespie refuses to stand up to him at all.
media can tell you america seems more divided than ever. is russia to blame? lawmakers shared facebook ads purchased by russian agents as they tried to influence the u.s. election and one is called "heart of texas" later to revealed a russian front and the ad reads, texas, barbecue and your heart -- russians impersonated the united muslim of american group writing i'm muslim and proud. both messages are meant to stoke emotions from people who have different opinions. today lawyers for twitter and facebook and goggle appeared in front of the -- here's california's senator diane feinstine. >> what we're talking about is
in an election and discontent over this country. we are not going to go away, gentlemen. >> before finestein, the virginia senator warner asked the lawyers if their companies had identified the full scope of russian activity on their platforms. after hemming and awing, each said no. we learned there may be 130 million russian facebook accounts. if they don't do more to prevent russian -- congress will step in and impose new rules. a roller coaster forecast is keeping topper on his toes tonight. he's back after the break with a forecast. did a dc hospital close its doors to
for a baby's heart in thel, first 12 weeks of pregnancy. and a future when prenatal pediatrics leads to healthier children. it's being the number one newborn intensive care unit in the country. and giving parents peace of mind. it's less recovering in our bed, and more jumping on yours. stronger is standing out and standing proud. because we don't just want your kids to grow up. we want them to grow up stronger.
mark herring: my mom to provide for our family. at one point, she got fired for of all things -- getting married. that was a lifelong lesson for me: when people are hurt, you need to stand up and do something. and i've never forgotten that as your attorney general. whether it's protecting veterans and seniors from shady debt collectors, or cracking down on gangs and drug traffickers, i have one guiding principle: do what's right for people. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. fairfax police
hunt for a man -- torres of springfield, investigators say he assaulted a woman after first meeting her at a restaurant on september 8th. police believe he may have left the area. torres is 5'10" and 175 pounds and has a scar on the left side of his car and may be driving a dark red 2000 camry. a dc hospital who helped deliver babies reportedly has no longer have a maternity ward. they appeared to have shut down their maternity and infant services last month, but -- expectant mother was showing up there. wamu radio reports that six women showed up since the maternity ward was closed. other city hospitals are in the mist of trying to handle the increased loads. mr. hospital
response to -- national public radio news room chief resigned after he was accused of harassment. this happened in the 90s. michael apologized and said he was deeply sorry to the people he hurt. they say he kissed them when they were discussing job prospects while he was the washington bureau chief at the "new york times". hoffman is accused of sexually harassing a 17-year-old intern. hunter said this happened on the tv set version of "death of a sales person" in 19 -- he talked about sex in front of her. he tells a hollywood reporter everyone on the set knew about his misconduct but hunter was told to sacrifice her values to keep the production running smoothly. he has apologized and says he feels terrible that anything i
uncomfortable situation. it continues with more allegations against spacey. he followed -- a mexican actor says spacey made unwanted sexual advances on him and a british former bartender says that spacey exposed himself to them. spacey allegedly tried to get the bartender to go to his hotel room and the bartender declined. today is the first day for open enrollment for "the affordable care act." don't -- president trump and the republican led congress have been trying to repeal and replace obamacare for months now. president obama is doing his best to remind people. this morning he tweeted out a message and video along with a link to where people can sign up. experts say for 2018, 80% of people can find a plan for under 75 bucks a month thanks to
is up from 71% last year. now, wusa9 first alert weather rated dc's most accurate forecast. >> top, let me ask you a question, what the hell is going on in argentina. >> i don't want to over sale this video. but my mouth drops. you can see the hail come down. there's rivers and water and mail and that rain melting, but check that out. that's like four feet of hail. they had to remove it with earth -- two hail storms at two different cities and i think that the most incredible stuff. >> we haven't seen anything like that. >> you say that. the balls of snow takes a while to melt and people were trapped in their cars and it was a mess, but no fatalities. i put that on
facebook. i thought it was cool stuff. let's talk about -- this morning i thought i hope i went low enough and -- 61 for a high today. we'll add everything up at 11:00. a live look outside. 63. and that's good. low dew point is 50s. yesterday, dew points in the 30s. different air mass and that's why it's going to be mild tonight, winds in check out of the north. november, almanac, okay. 65 and 45. by the end of the month, it's 53 and 36. we average an inch of snow fall. downtown we average 3 inches and highest and lowest temps recorded 86 and 11. it's a changeable month as we try to say goodbye into fall and go into winter. here's the radar. a batch of showers pushing through the metro area.
producing wet roads toward rockville twin silver spring and everything pushing off to the north and east. i don't think you're going to see anything in prince george's county, but you will dc north and west. tonight, milder. tonight, stray shower possible. bus stop temperatures, 48 to 64. cooler earlier, but that's not bad. friday will be warm with afternoon showers, maybe a thunderstorm and the weekend looks possible. temps probably 60 saturday, probably 70s on sunday. here are the temps again. 73 tomorrow. 76 friday and cooler saturday. 6 5 and then 72 sunday and 72 monday and right now the best chance of showers will be next week. so the weekend, maybe not shower-free, but really not bad for our first weekend in november. it's 49 hours long. that makes it nice. let's put o motion. 8:0058
morning, clouds return. we don't go anywhere, but notice there's no green blog. 56 to start. and 51 in hangerville. a mild start. we get into mid morning, clearing out, 54 in leighsburg. 48 leesburg -- 54 in leighsburg. 7 -- lunch how many site tomorrow -- upper 60s to around 70 under partly cloudy sky. pretty nice day tomorrow. so, 50s to start with clouds to start. but then rapidly sunshine returns. 65 at 11:00 and 71 by 1:00. friday we'll end the day with clouds and maybe showers, maybe a thunderstorm 76. stray shower on saturday. 65. an okay day. we get into sunda. a stray shower possible as well, but 70. we
saturday morning. mr. -- and you go to -- turn your clocks back before you go to bed saturday night. rain and showers tuesday and wednesday. and cooler next week with highs in the low 60s. >> thanks, top. a 73-year-old man has died after injuries sustained when a woman drove her car -- this happened at babe -- on october 24th. isaiah pew was a scout leader and meeting with two others in the organization when the crash happened. 30 people were inside the tavern at the time. we still don't know what caused the driver to lose control of his car. thanks to the washington, redskins, deserving kids got a new place to play. >> the team's charitable foundation partnered with the caboom to build a new play ground. they pitched at dc prep elementary campus in northeast. >> thisy
serve the 400 students at dc prep, and it has been in collaboration with parents and other community members to make sure we have everything ready for today. >> the play ground was constructed today after 8 weeks of planning and this is the 5th play ground that the redskins foundation had a role in building. all right. a lot of news value going on, but you can't -- we cannot show it. >> cute pandas, chilling in tupperware bins. these seven bears are apart of a larger conservation center. get this, she the one on the right, he's trying to get out and no success. there had been 42 giant panda cubs born in china this year. get this. 30 of them are twins. is he gog to get out? is he going to do it? awe. >> i want to keep watchino see if he's going to it. >> the producer
ama. from scandalous romance, to ridiculous plot twists. (gasping) son? dad! we also know you can avoid drama by getting an annual check-up. so we're partnering with cigna to remind you to go see a real doctor. go, know, and take control of your health. it could save your life. doctor poses! dad! cigna. together, all the way. dad! independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd.
and was an army doctor for eight years. in richmond, dr. northam helped pass longer sentences for gang members and mandatory life sentences for violent sexual predators. ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad because i'm a pediatrician, and for ed gillespie to say i would tolerate anyone hurting a child is despicable. all right, we don't know why but a lot of people are interested in the starbucks holiday cup. yeah. if you like the color, it's goie up your alley. the company unveiled the design today. it has open hands holding cups of coffee with bright, holiday sleeves and the sleeves says give good and allow come nevers to customize it with their ideas -- allow customers to cmi
>> awesome. the iphone 10 could offer supplies about the company's supply. the supply will likely not meet the demand for the device that will cost at least $1,000 and it's april many's most expensive phone to date and it debuts weeks after the iphone 8 and 8 plus. declutter says that has led to an unprecedented spike in trade-ins of a new phone. tech experts got their hands on the new iphone 10 and here are their notes to help you decide if it's worth $1,000. first is the -- does of face id work. they said apple passes the test with flying colors. it does not work if you place a photo or a video of yourself in front of the screen. what's the biggest inconvenience? cnn money says it's the missing home button. >> what? >> to get to center control, you have to swipe
it's -- and what feature is most likely to be forgotten? the new emoji's. it turns your face into animated creatures and messages because we don't have enough of that already with instagram, snapchat and facebook and the do do emotion. another story that is animal like. it's harder for beer makers to get those ingredients they need to brew up your favorite beer. they're brewed in washington state, oregon and ohio. states have suffered droughts in recent years. their crops took a hit with a mega beer producer gobbling up more -- >> every month we try and figure out what we need to make a particular beer. >> if you
>> if you don't, you don't make the beer. >> well, producers are trying to grow [indiscernible] in other states, but it's a slow process. breweries signed a brewery climate declaration to fight -- that's wusa9 news at 5:00. the news at 5:30 starts right now. this was an attack on the united states of america and new york city and attack on our people. it was the definition of terrorism, an effort to take away people's hope and spirit. >> there's breaking news coming in from the fbi in new york. agents say there's another person wanted for questioning after yesterday's terror attack in lower manhattan. the attack left eight people dead and injured about a dozen others. police towed away the mangled rental truck used in the attack a little bit