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t of the worst. lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. corporations sending jobs overseas. and of course the enron scandal. now, enron ed is lobbying for donald trump's agenda. like cuts to virginia school funding, and taking away healthcare from thousands of virginians. enron ed gillespie. he's not lobbying for you. there's no words. >> during sunday mass a gunman walks in. >> there are 26 lives that have been lost. >> and now sutherland springs, a small texas town, is the latest site of a deadly mass shooting. thank you for joining us. i'm debra alfarone. tonight we know at least 26 people have been killed
mass shooting at a small -- in a mass shooting at a small texas shirt. we have reaction to the tragedy from sutherland springs and new information tonight on the gunman. >> reporter: between 40 to 50 people were attending sunday services at the first baptist church of sutherland springs. about 11:15 a.m. witnesses say a single man with a gun walked in and opened fire on the congregation. >> he's a young white male maybe in his early 20s. he was dressed in all black. >> reporter: some four dozen people were wounded, more than half of them fatally. >> at least at this moment in time there are 26 lives that have been lost. >> reporter: the gunman fled the scene in a vehicle pursued by a private citizen armed with a rifle. after driving north for some time the suspect's suv left the road and came to a halt in a field. police arrived to find the man dead inside it.
>> at this time we don't know if it was a self-inflicted gunshot wound or if he was shot by our local resident. >> reporter: the suspect was later identified as 26-year-old devin patrick kelley. investigators say they have no idea what may have prompted this rampage. >> if you came here wanting to know the motive, you'll leave disappointed. >> reporter: the incident prompted a massive response from local, state and even federal law enforcement agencies. the fbi and department of homeland security are among those who joined the investigation. sutherland springs is about 35 miles east of san antonio. on sunday one person described it as the kind of place where everybody knows everybody including the people who were killed. >> pay a lot more on kell -- a lot more on kelley on our website. the victims ranged in age from 5 to 72. among the dead were several children including the pastor's
14-year-old daughter. around here a pastor in landover, maryland, said his heart dropped when he learned of the shooting. so far stephanie ramirez tonight says he's calling today another act of terrorism. >> reverend henry, davis, iii leads the first baptist church in landover park in maryland maryland. his message tonight is to pray for those of us who are religious, first for the victims and their families in texas and then for everyone else. >> pray that people are not afraid to go to church because i think that we're living in a society now you could be on a bike trail, you could be running. you've got terrorism that's taking place basically in every walk of life from subways to anything. so if it is the fear source that dominates us, then we're going to stay in our houses and i think that's not going to be the answer. >> security is what the
answer for houses of worship across the country today. davis said his church changed their methods after the ame church massacre in 2013. >> many churches don't have that kind of protection and up to this point have not even thought it to be something that was absolutely necessary. >> there are efforts in our area to combat this. in fact, before the texas shooting prince william county police had scheduled a worship watch event aimed at training faith leaders how to create a safer house of worship expected to happen november 21st. stephanie ramirez, wusa9. >> as you can imagine, a lot of comments tonight on twitter and facebook. shama said great sadness, devastated. why can't we all get along and leave in peace? >> christie says no matter how much gun control there is the criminals will always have access. so to unarm the citizens who legally have weapons to protect their families and homes would be very stupid. tracy said thoughts and prayers don't cut it. face reality. we don't
after columbine, aurora, sandy hook, orlando, las vegas and on and on. we always want to hear from you. just go to our wusa9 facebook page and leave a comment. well, breaking news tonight in montgomery county where police are investigating a shooting involving one of their own. that shooting happened around 8:00 this evening in the 1220 block of viers mill road in wheaton. police -- 12200 block of viers mill road in wheat on. the officer was called to a robbery in progress and discharged his weapon. the man was taken to the hospital in serious condition. he was a brother, father, son, friend, harold garnett was killed in a bar fight early yesterday morning. police are trying to figure out why. one person was arrested, two other guys still on the run after detectives say a second person was attacked that night.
witnessed those fights and police are asking them to speak up. wusa9's michael quander spoke exclusively to that one man's mother who has a message to the person who killed her son. >> my heart, my heart. i don't understand why they had to take my baby. >> reporter: a mother's pain. coming to grips with reality this her son's life was snatched away. >> you didn't have to take him. >> reporter: police say harold garnett was here at velocity 5 restaurant in centreville friday night when some sort of fight broke out in this parking lot early saturday morning. >> the end result was my brother being stabbed in the heart. >> reporter: the 27-year-old was rushed to the hospital but didn't survive. >> i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: rumors are swirling around what might have led up
haven't revealed that information. garnett's mother said he was crying hysterically on the phone with her right before going to the bar that night. >> i asked him what is wrong? he said nothing, mom, nothing, mom. i'm okay. he wasn't okay. he knew something was going to happen. he knew something was wrong. he knew it. >> reporter: vidal conchillas was arrested saturday. a second person was attacked, too and two other men are on the run. >> i heard he was a good person. >> very good. he was good to everyone. >> reporter: garnett is remembered as a loving, kind person, someone who liked to help others and this video shows it. >> you all can't see those are two different shoes on his feet right there. i just blessed my man with a pair of jordans in my back seat because i don't need it. he needs it more than i do. >> that's him. he was
world for you. >> reporter: and through the pain, through this hard time, this mother had a message for the person who took her son's life. >> i forgive you. i have to forgive him in order to move on in my life. i forgive him, but i want answers. i want to talk to him. i want to know why. >> reporter: a question police are still working to get to the bottom of. reporting in fairfax county, michael quander, wusa9. >> now if you know anything about this, call police right away. the family has also set up a fundraiser to help with funeral expenses and to assist with raising garnett's children. michael has posted that information directly to his facebook page. i let's turn to weather now because -- let's turn to weather now because showers and maybe a few storms are going to start off your workweek. here's the guy that knows, chief meteorologist howard bernstein. >> here we are in november and we've got thunderstorms showing
in the midwest, pennsylvania, ohio, west virginia, this stuff coming through morgantown ahead of that cold front right now. there's morgantown, the storm approaching garrett county. there will be some rain, a little wind. this is expected to diminish some in the next several hours. futurecast shows by morning we aren't moving much, 50s and low 60s. new showers come our way in the afternoon. so yellow weather alert because some of these showers could be packing a punch, critical time around noon to 4:00 in maryland. watch how colder air moves in monday night into tuesday morning. looks like tuesday another piece of manager moves our way. so some rain will return tuesday afternoon. instead of being 70 on monday, tuesday afternoon is only in the low 50s, looks like a pretty cool week ahead. i'll come back with your seven- day forecast in about 15 minutes. th> in bowie, maryland, today
who police say was set on fire by her boyfriend, they held a kick ball fundraiser. andrea grinnage was severely burned in that attack and her boyfriend laquinn phillips and his friend jonathan miller face attempted murder charges. grinage's baby was delivered seven weeks prematurely and is now home with family members, but grinage faces a long road to recovery. >> i think everybody needs to stand up to domestic violence. i think this event shows how people come together to support a cause. so that's what we're all out here doing. we're supporting the cause. >> we had a marvelous turnout. we had at least 16 turn out for a fun game of football. we had two fields, six teams participating all for fun. we didn't win, but it was all for fun. >> as of a few hours ago, andrea grinage's gofundme page had
independent press says they're false. fear mongering. absurd. ralph northam went to vmi 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. will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
. always watching, always tracking, wusa9's first alert weather, d.c.'s most accurate. >> yes. today was one of those days. i fear days like this when we're in the weather talking about temperatures which struggle because the clouds set up overnight. we don't get a lot of wind, have the low sun angle, forecast 66. we got 62, missed it by that much, but it's still a miss, 4 degrees. going 70 tomorrow. i think we'll be either side of 70 with some showers and thunderstorms potentially with high temperatures again around that 70-degree mark. should be okay in the morning, but it will be middle of the day to midafternoon where we've got a better chance for showers and storms. by 6:00 most of the activity should be south and east of the metro and pulling away. fog, not as widespread expected tonight. the breeze is up a bit, but still a couple pockets of fog
and cumberland easily the worst spot on the board, a 1/4 mile visibility, their temperature and most of these temperatures have barely moved still holding in the 50s in a few spots toward the bay in the low 60s. we've government 60 in town, but with -- got 60 in town, but with very high humidity tonight at 100%. can't get higher than that. these winds come down a little bit, wouldn't be surprised if we've got a few pockets of fog. i am watching lots of cold air coming out of canada. tomorrow teens and 20s, the cold air more south and east heading toward tuesday. tomorrow 70, tuesday only 54. with the cold in place if you were watching the game out in seattle, quite a game. there were some wet flakes mixing in there, pretty impressive out there. on the eastern part of the country this is also impressive. quite a cold front coming through. this thing produced several tornadoes that did some damage in indiana, illinois and even ohio had some
it's weakening some tonight but still quite a bit of rain coming out of ohio, west virginia, in toward pennsylvania. that should diminish some overnight. so by morning any showers should be west of i-81 early. we'll take you toward 11:30. still those showers staying well north and west of us, but here they come 1:00, 2:00, and behind it chilly air is moving in so that by tuesday the clouds will be here, the cold air will be here and yes, you see that rain? it looks like it will over spread us in the afternoon, cool and rather damp in the afternoon and evening hours tuesday. mid-50s to low 60s, temps ain't budging tonight. we have a patch of fog or spot of drizzle. tomorrow morning mostly cloudy, mild, 50s and 60s, showers well north and west, probably west of i-81, but by afternoon yellow weather
scattered showers, isolated storms, winds will shift. you'll feel the cold moving in monday night into tuesday. tuesday potentially another yellow weather alert day we're monitoring with afternoon showers and rain, isolated shower wednesday, 53. as we head towards thursday, cool, 56, not a bad friday and then cold on veterans day. lots of things going on with the terps, navy, bison all at home and late showers sunday for the game at fedex and the vikings. it was drizzly this morning and get again tomorrow and since we're creeping towards winter we're fact checking whether going out in the cold with your hair wet can make you sick. you've heard that old wives tale having hair in the cold, it's going to get you sick. our verify team reached out to this man, dr. gilberto salazar of parkland hospital in dallas. he said he gets that wet hair
the big myths that i have to dispel pretty much every day. >> dr. salazar said the vast majority of coughs and colds are caused by viruses that spread from person to person. all that tends to heat up as the weather turns cold because we spend more time inside in close contact with one another. >> no. your risk of acquiring these infections is the same as if you were staying inside, coat on and hair dry. it's exactly the same. >> so we can verify boom, this one is false. going out with a wet head will not get you sick, may not make your mom too happy, though. our verify team ready to go to work for you sorting out what's real and what's not. don't tell your mom. let us know on facebook or twitter or send us an e-mail, email@example.com. coming up 10
so we could use a few more acts of kindness, right? the next couple weeks lesli foster is heading out to surprise some strangers with $100 bills. what we didn't expect, though, is how that small kindness could become so much more. >> reporter: i've got $100 that i want to give to you. >> that would be very nice. >> reporter: how does that make you feel? >> great. >> reporter: now what if i said i want to give you another $100 bill that you have to now give to somebody else? would you be willing to do that? >> absolutely. it's pretty cool that you all are doing this. they just gave me $100 and one of the things i had to do was give $100 to somebody else. so i saw you in the window. >> my reaction was the same. is it real? >> reporter: yes.
this? >> give it to my daughter to pay for college. she's in college. >> reporter: you always taking care of your family? >> try to, try to do my best. >> i'm glad we found her, too. that money is $100 going towards her daughter's education is more important than what i would do. that's for sure. >> reporter: what are you going to do with yours? >> i know you want the answer. we left you on a cliff hanger. check out wake-up washington tomorrow morning at 6:45 to see what happens next. i can tell you it's something none of us expected. this is just a start. we'll bring you these stories the next couple of weeks at 11:00 at night and in the morning. this one falls into the category of if you don't have anything nice to say, shut, jan. a traffic reporter shared a facebook post by a viewer named jan who called her
18 woman in a size 6 dress and she looks ridiculous. well, the internet came to jan saying she was being body shamed for being curvey. chance the rapper responded in support of her and she responded saying this is the way i was built. this is the way i was born. i'm not going anywhere. if you don't like it, you have your options. to that we say people are built in all shapes, color and sizes. so are tv ralph northam: i'm ralph northam, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad. they're studying for 21st century jobs. but ed gillespie supports donald trump's plan to take money out of virginia public schools and give it to private schools. as a washington dc lobbyist, ed gillespie worked for lenders trying to keep student loan rates high. and ed gillespie's plan to cut taxes for the wealthy could cut virginia school funding, too. ed doesn't stand for education.
will have power over your health care. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged more for health care; premiums would go up. and adams supports giving employers the power to block birth control access for female employees. john adams: wrong on health care, wrong on birth control, wrong for virginia. disclaimer: i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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up the grass stains remind me to get out tonight. his 38-yard reception set up the game winning score to give the skins a 17-14 win over the seahawks. i can't believe the redskins won. two of kirk cousins primary targets are injured and out, same for the starting linemen. recognize that guy? i didn't think so. however, the skins drove the ball 70 yards in 94 seconds in seattle, the toughest place to play in the nfl since 2012. did i think the skins could really get it done? heck, no, but they did. now seahawks richard sherman is a crying jordan, ugly. the redskins are 3-0 against nfc west teams and since 2002 the redskins are the only visiting team with a regular season winning record at centurylink field. they are 4-0. maybe the nfl shop had it right when they made the mistake and put the redskins logo
state and not washington d.c. >> want to come here and get a win in this place was a great tribute to them. they showed a lot of mental toughness today. a lot of things didn't go our way early, but the defense came us in the game with special teams and, you know, just a total team victory. now nationals star bryce harper was watching the game. he tweeted, "man, kirk cousins, you're a stud," #dcfamily, now i'm sure this will be exhibit a when kirk cousins goes to negotiate his new contract. there's a picture in his locker of a bird eating a frog and even though the frog is halfway down the bird's throat the frog is still fighting to get out of the bird's mouth. that means he's not giving up. that's the mentality kirk cousins lives by. many believe cousins still isn't worth big time money, but it's going to be hard for people to argue that he doesn't rise to the
matters most. >> yes! >> usa! usa! [ cheering and applause ] >> let's go, baby! >> i'm going to come back and get the win. >> the sound of a win. how about the wizards? easily played their best game this season. even without john wall out with a shoulder sprain, bradley beal dropped 38 points in the win over the raptors, 107-96. i have one word for that and it is freak. since the wizards return from their four game road trip, b man has been putting up freakish numbers, now 38 against toronto. since 1993 only he and gilbert arenas have had 35 or more points in
for the wizards. not even michael jordan can do that. wizards center march since gortat said after the game bradley beal is the best go to guy in the no. 2 spot and he is just a freak right now. that's why my no. 1 word is freak. let me end with this. shalane flanagan became the first american woman to win the city in 40 years. going back eight years ago the city was shaken by terrorists who killed eight people. flanagan was also at the boston marathon bombing. she said, "we always need a reason to smile in tough times and hopefully i can bring a few smiles to people's faces today," and she did just that. >> i'm so happy to see her. >> very happy. it was an amazing moment. she beat the defending champion by like
>> we're thinking of her. talk to us about this week. >> should be okay in the morning, watch out in the afternoon for showers, warm start to the week with highs around 70. colder monday night, tuesday afternoon showers with rain, 54. yellow weather alert tomorrow, could be another one tuesday. cool the rest of the week and turning chilly towards the weekend. i got you some tissues for that cold of yours. take care of it. >> you have a 70 and a 40? what is this week? it's crazy. >> november. >> get all your coats out, everyone. get updates any time
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.
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