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of channels on your tv but only so many you want to watch what if you could pay for the types of channels you want and not the ones you don't w, fios brings you a totally new way to customize your tv. starting at $74.99 per month with no annual contract. get custom tv, including internet and phone. price guaranteed for two years. or from now until june 8th get a $400 visa prepaid card when you sign a two-year agreement. go to cable just gives you c channels. fios gives you choice. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v kellye: tonight, tracking the storms. where they are headed and what you will see. plus -- >> i heard a lot of bang bang noise. kellye: a packed day at the park turns violent. what happened and a look at the widespread damage.
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and a massive response, the dangerous situation playing out in one of the country's busiest airports. the news at 11:00 starts now. >> now abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. kellye: we start on stormwatch. plenty of you are starting to see rain, even thunder because of a line of storms pushing in. brittney jones sent us this video at the height of the storms in berkeley county, west virginia. devon lucie has been in the weather center pinpointing the storms all night. how could this affect the morning commute? devon: it will most likely moving well away by the time it gets to the morning. the northwest suburbs, the storms coming in towards germantown, possibly gaithersburg. poolesville come heavier rain north of you right now, damascus is going to get it. the storm has been through frederick county, walker's phil,
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so maybe germantown will get a little bit, gaithersburg. we are watching this southwest of washington, harrisonburg, the storm activity trying to fire. that could be affecting culpeper , manassas, late tonight. that will be close to 1 a.m. 92 and sunny in washington. with the high humidity right now it feels like mid 80's. the work and school we, do not need the jackets, cool in the afternoon. one more warm day before we get the relief. that will be tuesday. wednesday, more storm chances. the complete outlook in a few minutes. kellye: justin from alexandria, a school closure, hammond middle school is closed because of air conditioning problems. 12-month employees still need to report but camden middle school
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is closed tomorrow. one person is dead and another fighting to survive after somebody drove up to a crowded park and opened fire. this was at the ardmore rec center in springdale. roz plater has been there since the story broke. roz; investigators are trying to figure out who would drive into a family park and opened fire and why. the ardmore neighborhood park was packed. at about 2:30 in the afternoon a car drove in, pulled up near the basketball court, and the bullet started flying. >> i heard the gunshots. somebody said they were firecrackers. i knew they were gunshots. then i looked back and my friends are lying on the ground. roz: her childhood friend was one of the lucky ones. >> they said he was grazed. roz: four people were struck,
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one was killed, one was critically injured two escaped with minor injuries. the police interviewed dozens of witnesses. so far investigators and not saying much about the suspected shooter or shooters. >> we have the investigative response and play right now looking at a lot of different people and groups. roz: the park was full of children, and extended family having part of a crab feast. this was part of the every sunday crowd that gathers in the park to play horseshoes. now after the brazen shooting, it changes everything. >> it really hurts us. because we are scared to come back now. roz: the police have not released suspect information. investigators do not believe this shooting is connected with one where a man was shot and killed at another rec center
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nearby last night. roz plater, abc 7 news. kellye: a breaking story right now, a nine-year-old girl is in critical condition after a car slammed into a terminal at los angeles international airport. the car was the only one involved in the crash near a stairwell. the car hit the nine-year-old girl before hitting the wall. the driver and passenger were taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. family and friends getting ready to say their final goodbyes tonight to the savopoulos family. the mother and father were found dead in their d.c. home along with their son, philip, and their housekeeper. jay korff is live in northwest. this is a painful night for those who knew the family. jay: indeed, kellye, many attended the wake not too far from here in northwest washington. tomorrow at noon at the greek orthodox cathedral, many expect to come to say their final
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goodbyes. sunday evening friends and family poured into a northwest washington funeral home for the wake of savvas savopoulos, his wife amy and their 10-year-old son, philip. this woman volunteered with amy savopoulos and adore the family. >> lovely, lovely, open, loving. generous. dear people. the tragedy is more about that. it's heartbreaking. jay: earlier this month, the couple, a child, and their housekeeper were murdered inside of the savopoulos home, which was then set on fire. the police arrested and charged 34-year-old daron wint of first-degree murder, although they believe others may have been involved. his dna was found on discarded into at the crime scene. this man did not want to give his name, but said he worked for savopoulos at american
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ironworks. >> these are good people. you could not find a better boss. jay: the savopoulos family worshiped at this cathedral which is a greek orthodox cathedral. tomorrow's funeral starts at noon until 1:30. jay korff, abc 7 news. kellye: tomorrow, a bond review for scott tomascewskui, charged with murdering two neighbors on mother's day. the vilardos were found dead on mother's day. he was brought back to montgomery county late friday night and is facing first-degree murder charges. tomaszewski is being held
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without bond. tears and calls for justice in southeast washington today. ♪ the father of charnice milton was among dozens of people at the service. the journalist was shot and killed while coming home from a story last wednesday. her father is angry but taking solace knowing that he is not alone. >> my baby was not shot by a white police officer! she was shot by two black men who are cowards, part of gang warfare! kellye: d.c. police have more than a dozen detectives assigned to the murder investigation. so far, no arrests. less than an hour away from the expiration of several parts of the patriot act. the senate adjourned without extending provisions of the nsa collection of metadata. the senate voted to move forward
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on the usa freedom act that would allow the nsa to obtain phone records through phone companies instead of collecting the data itself. the bill received bipartisan support. an illinois college has removed the name of former house speaker dennis hastert from its building. the building at wheaton college is now named after the school. pastor was indicted for allegedly lying to the fbi about money paid to cover up past misconduct. law enforcement says that misconduct was the sexual abuse of a student while hastert was a high school teacher and coach. condolences pouring in for the biden family. the vice president's second son beau was 46 when he died late last night of brain cancer. many expected him to run for governor in 2016. beau biden is survived by his
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wife have brother half-sister and two children. still to come, changing the fight against cancer. the new breakthrough unveiled hours ago and how it is changing treatment for thousands. first, an unexpected stay. medical pitstop john kerry never expected in the accident that is to blame.
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pay for. brands you love, at prices that work for you... anytime. maxx life! shop [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit] kellye: secretary of state john kerry will fly back to the u.s. tomorrow after spending the night in a french hospital after breaking his leg this morning while bike riding. the decision to spend the night in geneva was precautionary. kerry is an avid bike writer and frequently rides while traveling overseas. qatar originally agreed to take the former retain these one year. that ends tomorrow. the army charged bowe bergdahl
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with desertion. another major step towards normal relations with cuba, and it could be happening this week. we are likely to learn when the american embassy in havana and the cuban embassy in washington will reopen. the former u.s. embassy has been home to aid limited number of state department personnel since 1977. renovations could accommodate hundreds of embassy staff including an ambassador, under way. 7 on your side with health matters, a brand-new study could change the way that hundreds of thousands of people are treated each year for cancer that spreads to the brain. the groundbreaking findings show radiation therapy to the whole brain does nothing to help survival rates. in fact, it harms memory speech, and thinking skills, and they recommend more minimal treatment. researchers stress this is only for cancers that spread to the brain as opposed to tumors that start there. 7 on your side with welcome news
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the next time that you go to fill up your gas tank. industry analysts say the big price likes could be over. the average price of gas went up four cents in the past two weeks , two dollars $.84, but that is a smaller number compared with the $.35 jump in the previous five weeks. more refineries are coming back online after meat nantz, and experts say that could stabilize the prices. -- after maintenance and experts say that could stabilize the prices. air-conditioning equipment slammed into madison avenue. several buildings were hurt. investigators say that nobody's injuries were life-threatening. in atlanta, a highway looking more like a lake. high water with cars caught. "the atlanta journal-constitution" reports the storm drains clogged, meaning when the storm started the water could not run off.
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a portion of the highway had to be closed. surprisingly it only took the road about an hour to be cleared enough to reopen. in texas, the weather is easing up, but still trouble for this herd of cows. severe weather has claimed 31 lives since memorial day. meteorologists say they expect a week long period of drier weather. and they needed. devon: that is an awful small patch of land for all those cattle. the storm system bringing the flooding to atlanta is moving our way. some people moving out, some people moving into it. the thought is are we getting some of it here in washington? probably not because it is short-lived. this is really more of just a day. the first start tonight, one strong batch of storms, one severe over an hour ago
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northwest of washington. stormwatch 7 live doppler, the strongest part of the storm with a ton of lightning with this cluster from our vantage point. 50 lightning strikes within 15 minutes. that is mainly near westminster in frederick county, punching into carroll county, mount airy with pounding rain lots of lightning, damascus, northern parts of montgomery county. gaithersburg the northwest portions may get the southern edge of the heavy rain and lightning, but not that heavy of a rain. watching west of culpeper harrisonburg, a developing area of storms. probably not everyone is done with the storms. we could have more development with that after midnight. real-time temp, 80 degrees washington, warm for this time of year. more typical of august. we have a big drop off come into
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the 40's with these real-time temps, with the cold front. we eventually get relief. the temperatures that cold this time of year, forecasts are having a difficult time projecting how cold the air mass stays moving into our region. the next two days, the cold front eases in. the storm chances are tomorrow night. the daytime storm chances are minimal. this upper-level spin could give us rain chances later. the storms to the southwest could be possibly into the washington metro. starting tomorrow, don't need the jacket, just regular work and school clothing. this is the likely a storm chance tomorrow night, 9:00. after 7 p.m. is the likeliest round of storm. still warm and humid. mid to upper 80's, before we feel the relief.
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the last couple days we were calling this a cold wage back towards new england possibly bringing highs all the way down into the upper 60's. 72 washington is where we go there are some other forecast that are warmer. 72, 73 is a good average. definitely cooler than the 92. warm and humid, likely a storm chances monday night. then the cooldown with the upper-level system, storm chances to and the week thursday, friday into saturday. the scattered storm variety. kellye: after heading home after a disappointing road trip - robert: a seven-game road stand. the nats get swept by the reds. sports is coming up.
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desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. robert: the nationals hoping to avoid a sweep in cincinnati. last time they were swept, they won nine straight, so consider that. tanner roark, base hit to center field. michael a. taylor going all out, trying to score from first. not going to do it. good effort, though. top seven, the reds up 2-0. taylor sharply the left, base hit. bryce harper will score. ryan zimmerman hustles around and will score. we are tied at 2-2. bottom seven, the reds come back. grounder to the left side. under ian desmond's glove. 3-2 reds. the nats give up six runs in the inning 8-2 the final. coach: it helps if we go deep in
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the game from the starter's perspective. it did not happen much on the road trip, so they have been pressed into duty. a little blip, got the two out of three in chicago, came here and things did not go our way but we have a chance to correct that. robert: o's-rays, young, deep center, gone. his first two homers of the day. 1-0 o's. top of the fifth. steven souza jr. the long want to left center, three-run bomb. rays win 9-5. in the french open roger federer will have to wait. his match was put on hold because of the weather. they will play a best-of-three contest tomorrow. and congrats to the 25-year-old from japan who has been on quite
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a tear since advancing to the u.s. open finals last year. he is ranked fifth in the world. straight set victory today at the french open. the first japanese player to reach the quarterfinals since 1933. an upset today, the frenchman had the crowd behind him against the number four player in the world. used his big serve to power his way to the victory. check them out after. a little 360. he is fired up. nascar fans, the dover 400. before today jimmie johnson had nine wins there. 10 would be tomuch right? not really. johnson with trouble on pit road, the ranch still in the car, -- the wrench still in the car, taking his crew man for the ride.
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johnson with his 10th win at dover. and if it does not motivate you i don't know what will. hason, 92 years old. no she is not on the couch or the rocking chair, she is running marathons. the rock and roll marathon in san diego. she is a cancer survivor. she is the oldest woman to run the marathon. >> i still can't get over it. it's nice, but i was not really interested in breaking any records. just interested in raising money. robert: wow. the nats kickoff their seven-game homestand tomorrow. 92 years old. kellye: if she walks the 26 miles i would have been impressed, but running? amazing. it turns out that one woman's trash is an entire company's treasure.
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kellye: the smithsonian national museum of african american history have items from a slave ship that were recovered by divers off the coast of south africa. it sank on its way to brazil with more than 400 slaves on board. half the people on board made it
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asked to shore, only to be sold into slavery. the museum will open next year. one woman's trash could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. a woman dropped off a box of old stuff at a california recycling company, but she did not realize it contained an apple 1, one of 201st-generation computers from 1976. the company is now trying to find the original owner. >> i asked if she wanted a tax receipt, she said, no. kellye: the company wants to honor its policy by giving her half the proceeds from the sale. her husband passed away recently. they think the money from the computer could really help her. the recycling
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♪ [crowd cheers] oh! i can't believe it! [cheering] hi, grandma! ♪ kellye: another look at the radar? devon: a shower developed close
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to our studio, between route 50 and columbia pike, near bailey's crossroads. a decent amount of rain along route 50 towards rosslyn. to the north and west, spotty showers and thunderstorms later. the seven-day forecast, one more hot day tomorrow. daytime storm chances not that great. 20% chance of daytime storms but by tomorrow night after 7:00, that is the likeliest where the rain will come. kellye: we are looking forward
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