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america this morning. >> thanks for watching. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. .nd he was yelling >> a witness describes the on interstate 95. a police car crash during the killing one of the two officers inside. >> there goes martinez. side. over to the right the game is over. >> if you stayed up late, good news for the nationals. it ended just about four hours ago. >> breaking news from ellicott city. after a train
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derailment on frederick road. the 80-car train was carrying coal when it derailed. some of the cars fell off the bridge. >> some of the train cars lot.d in a parking two victims or on the bridge at erailment, bute not will build employees. have crews headed to the scene. a live report within the next hour. following another breaking story. overseas, nato reports the plane u.s. joint chiefs of staff was attacked in afghanistan. . nobody was gatheringtill details. we will bring the updates as we get them. good morning, washington. tuesday, august 21. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to the weather with .eteorologist adam caskey >> we have patchy fog. it's that time of year. it is north and northwest d.c. especially.
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d martinsburg, it.ll notice it's a comfortable morning. 59 in gaithersburg and martin lara. 57 in cumberland. very humid today. cloudy conditions and a isolated thundershowers popping up later on today. high temperatures in the mid '80s. 84 today. warming a few degrees the next couple days. next chance of rain is tomorrow. thursday through the weekend. good withretty of the train in old town ellicott city, main st., frederick road. it is blocked in that area. millss near ellicott drive which is near westchester. making the drive in from virginia, a live look of
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springfield, 95 looking good. there's road construction on 95 through thornton. brecht brief delays right there. looks good for the most part don northbound make your way to the springfield interchange. 201 looks good. looks good on in maryland as well as in virginia. back to you. >> thank you. investigators need help finding suspect involved in the chase a prince george's county police officer. 23-year-old adrian morris and thepartner were pursuing patrol caren their left the road and crashed into a ditch. adrian morris died. his partner suffered non-life- threatening injuries. stephen tschida has more. >> a horrific accidents off 95 involving two young prince george's county police officers. of the officers pleaded with
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at the scene to help his adrian morris, who had vehicle.wn from the >> he kept yelling at his give morrisng just some attention. thought he was ok. morris was pronounced dead a princehile later at george's hospital center. officers would gathered at the hospital took the news hard. we have learned more about what led to the chase. this man and an accomplice broke a vehicle at a laurel shell station. two officers responded to the call. a gas station employee that the suspect vehicle returned to the station. the police officers drove off after the suspect's car. >> . that the suspect liberally ran the officers off the road.
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it had temporary tax. >> i hope they catch him and put him away for life. >> the officer was born in kingston, jamaica, raised in laurel, maryland. he became a u.s. citizen in 2009. remember him as a quiet man. as a teenager he had been a member of the police explorers program. >> that's why this district station and is taking it's a knownbecause they have was 15 years old. >> there's a reward of $25,000 leading to the thest and conviction of driver and contributed to the death of officer morris. he was the first prince george's county officers killed in a line of duty in two years. police officer first class thomas jensen lost control of in 2010 on a patch ice, responding to a burglary call. his injuries days crash.he he was on the force five years. stay with abc 7 news for the
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latest developments in the death of officer morris. you can also get instant updates t as well as facebook and twitter pages. race for the white house. n the campaign trail the president starting with t to columbus, ohio. will fly to reno, nevada this afternoon and. biden will travel to minnesota for campaign events -- biden. mitt romney will campaign in texas while paul ryan will talk to voters in pennsylvania. they campaigned in new hampshire e they talk about making college more affordable. >> the nationals game just d up a few hours ago. they closed out the game in after a big error by the atlanta second baseman. >> there's martinez. that's over to the right side. a game is over! >> the ground ball allowed
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score.a to washington has a six-game lead east. nl there will go at it again tonight. >> after that thriller, hundreds fans were left stranded because metro had stopped running. the nationals did make an gamencement during the that metro's closing time was nearing and there was a big splash on the big screen. some did not catch the message and were left to find another way home. >> i think if they wanted to down, they should have transportation for the fans. be something available. contact the cab companies or the buses. don't leave us stranded in the w street after the win. >> is tough to leave a game .arly for metro to stay open late or early, it cost them an
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extra $29,000 an hour. there's no agreement between the as of now.t metro it does not happen very often. >> in business news, gas prices rise ahead of the labor day weekend. is stille honda accord e most stolen car in the country. linda bell has more. if you have the honda accord, stolen car in the u.s. for the fourth straight year. the 1994 model in particular. it is the lack of security that makes it a favorite among thieves. in the d.c. area, it was the 1998 dodge caravan. overall, u.s. vehicle pups are decline and at the lowestng trips 50 miles or more will 3 million.
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crude oil prices around $100 a barrel, gas prices have been creeping higher. d.c. drivers are paying an average of $3.91 a gallon for regular. is up 25 cents from a month ago. boston market is taking salt table. of the i will explain why in the next hour. that's business news at bloomberg headquarters in new york. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 3 degrees. >> still ahead, learn what arecials in the district futureo try to prevent [ male announcer ] since 1996 welfare recipients were required to work.
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>> one of the officers killed in afghanistan was from edgewater, maryland. petty officer first class was 28 years old. d.c. mayor vincent gray has new flooding prevention task force. >> last month, low-lying parts severely flooded after
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, water, and raw d homes and businesses. they will try to prevent future drainage.nd improve it's governor o'malley teaming with community leaders and .nergy advisors today they will begin the first prevent longble to outages. review cost for building power lines underground. on thes get a check weather outside. is a mild start to the day. wonderful. there's patchy fog especially northwest of washington. first, the numbers this morning. leesburg, 59 in sterling. 63 la plata. low humidity on this tuesday. look at the visibilities.
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martinsburg, 0.3 miles. 1.8 in frederick. watch for the patchy fog especially northwest of washington. degrees for the high temperature, partly cloudy. isolated thundershowers in afternoon and evening. they will be few and far between. 25% chance. eighth used by the thunder showers tomorrow with similar temperatures in the mid '80s. back to angela with traffic. >> good morning. our big story in the traffic center is the train derailment. told if you plan to city, theellicott street will be closed throughout of the day. is frederick road doylestown ellicott city. near columbia pike. that may be a viable alternate route. traveling around maryland right at it.t's look run intolers, you may
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slowdown. construction.le sao bound near shady grove road, that area. southbound. virginia on interstate 66, no problems eastbound 0 westbound from a market all the way to the capital beltway. at the american off the capital beltway. loops with on both or incidents to report. back to you. >> thank you. 4:45. 63 degrees. greg the hansons and alert for parents in the fairfax county. what they say about the search
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morning, we will trainmore about a fatal derailment in old ellicott city. n carrying coal the real near amidnight and was store in downtown bridge. 23 of 80 cars came off the track. two deaths have been confirmed. on what exactly caused derailment. investigators are searching for in a changeinvolved which killed a prince george's county police officer. -- involved in a chase. 23-year-old adrian morris and s partner were pursuing a suspect when their patrol car
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went into a ditch. , he -- he died. the brakes fumble last night's and that allowed danny espinoza to score the winning points for the nationals. have a six-game lead in the nl east. virginia police investigating of human skeletal remains. construction crew found the a long the exit ramp of interstate 395 and duke street in fairfax county if. decomposed body was taken to the medical examiner's office in manassas. authorities are trying to identify the remains. the district are identify a body d from rock creek. the body was found yesterday evening floating in the water the 2900 block of virginia avenue nw. age and sex of the person are not known. was evacuatednian a security guard committed suicide. say that heials
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himself monday afternoon in basementr room in the the modern art museum. witnesses denied see the shooting and they are investigating. there was a sexual assault of girl on ald playground in the alexandria of the county on sunday evening. a man lured her into the basement of a nearby apartment building and a salted her. investigators are worried the attacker may have gone unnoticed. despite the man holding hands a 5-year-old girl, may not to alarm bells. learning this was an abduction and an attack, people put two and two together. >> police have been handing out fliers and questioning neighbors. nine people recovering after crashed into a house in silver spring. amazing video. newschopper 7 over the scene. this was monday morning after
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lost its brakes coming down the hill. there was a taxi cab parked in hit,riveway, which was it careened into the house. inside the house walk away without a scratch. to a stop just inches from where he was sleeping. >> i was sleeping. there's no way something like don't feels and you something. >> more than a dozen people or on the bus. no one seriously injured. the house has been condemned. >> of maryland task force on willl illness and firearms the first time to look into whether state laws changed regarding people with a by history of mental illness. l also consider whether officers should expanded access to mental health records. maryland's secretary of state has certified the ballot for seven questions on in will decide november. one issue involves gambling include table games in prince george's
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captioned by the national captioning institute morning and it's
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comfortable. very nice start to the day. of late august or early september. upper 50's northwest of washington. 57 in cumberland. 59 in martinsburg, 61 in frederick. 57 in gaithersburg. 63 in dulles along with annapolis. frostburg, 77 in-- it will be frostburg for the high temperature. chance of a few thundershowers later on today, nothing severe. few brief thundershowers. 25% chance of seeing that. there's patchy fog this morning frederick,near winchester, and martinsburg, with reduced visibility. the mid '80s again tomorrow with a few spotted thundershowers. from thursday through the weekend with a good amount of
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.unshine, mid to upper 80's let's go to angela foster for the traffic. following the train derailment in ellicott city. we want to look at some things happening in maryland. interstate 95 towards the looking good,y, at speed on the b-w parkway. good coming out of laurel. inside the beltway there's an 202dent just after splits and new a vehiclehere's into the woods. to travel in that vicinity, and a few extra minutes. 270 has picked, construction. good around the .rea for the most part northbound as well as southbound. look at 109. no delays so far. making the drive in from 95, looking good and springfield. no delays to report.
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overnight construction southbound 95 making the drive beough thornburg, so prepared to tap the brakes 606.aching back to you. >> thank you. pioneering comedian phyllis diller passed away. cracks her longtime manager said monday morning in los angeles. she was 95. a comedian when she was 40 years old. she was a staple at night clubs and on television until she was for her 2002 distinctive laugh and humor. cosmetic a dozen part ofs and made them her comedy routine. comedian rosie o'donnell recovering from heart attack. the 50-year-old began symptoms a week ago, but waited to see the doctor. she was hospitalized and had a stent put in. , 63 degrees. >> the fallout continues for the congressman's
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