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in a metro bus crash. prodders, shuckersers, and sniffers, [ inhales ] all giant produce is triple checked. farm, crate, and store. we're focusing on fresh... you don't have to guess. my giant. leon: the first evening commute under safe track, metro promoting safety, has commuters scrambling. alison: closers and changes will be in place for weeks now. chris papst dug into how it is affecting ridership and how people had to change their schedules tonight. chris?
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yourself today at a metro station between church, and west falls you were offered a pamphlet. it talks about the extended maintenance schedule, and how difficult this will be for metro riders and commuters. even though today was the first day of the schedule, it was rough. one workday down, one year left to go. your commute normally? >> 10 minutes. chris: how long was it today? >> about an hour. >> i think tomorrow will be more telling. neglect,ter decades of metro has begun its maintenance blitz. over the d asked year, crews will cram
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in three years of much-needed repairs in the next year. see major delays from 15 search projects, the first between falls church and ballston, starting today. andur system was broken, the plan we have in place as difficult and inconvenient as it is come it is crucial to get metro where we wanted to be. chris: metro said that overall ridership on the entire system was down just 1%. for the stations west of downton, ridership was 24%. >> i know they are in the middle of fixing things. it's still unpleasant and it still makes me angry. chris: the work between ballston and west falls church will begin the next -- will last the
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10 days. then the big project, the orange, blue, and silver line from about five stations will be closed. of the 15 search projects happening in the next 10 to 12 months, what is happening then may be the most painful. chris papst, abc 7 news. leon: thanks, chris. sign up for metro text alerts at by texting the word "metro" to 43817. for more information, go to breaking news in the presidential race, hillary clinton has enough pledged delegates and superdelegates now democratic nomination, according to abc news and the associated press. the first woman nominated by a major political party at the top of the ticket. ago,tweet a short time
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but we have primaries to win. voters in six states cast primary ballots tomorrow." leon: also breaking at the is hour, a 17-year-old victim shot in annapolis. officers arrested a 19-year-old and charged him with murder. developing now, 16 people injured after a metro bus crashed into a tree in chevy chase. the driver has been upgraded to stable condition. the big question, what triggered the crash? jay korff is live at suburban hospital with the latest. son, the driver is recovering here at suburban hospital. earlier today we spoke with a pickup truck driver who was involved in the incident. tonight metro transit police said that montgomery county authorities plan on charging the pickup truck driver in this.
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the horrifying crash unfolded during rush-hour on east-west highway in chevy chase. this person said he was driving next to a metro bus when this happened. >> you never expected. the driver came up on my leg. my tire in my we'll. jay: his truck came to rest on the side of the road. the bus slammed into a tree, nearly a dozen passengers including the bus driver rushed to the hospital. this witness lives nearby. he said that he and velasquez rushed to help riders off. knowe bus driver do not what was going on. he was dazed from the accident. >> this bus is with cameras inside and out. we will be able to pride that -- provide that video evidence to investigators. jay: authorities say that evidence will show that velasquez, not the bus driver, was at fault.
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tonight the pickup truck driver could face multiple charges. jay korff, abc 7 news. leon: a pilot is safe tonight after a small plane crash in stafford county. was along the scene on interstate 95. the pilot is from fredericksburg and she has serious but not life-threatening injuries. the cause is under investigation. happening now, investigators trying to determine what led to a deadly accident in frederick county. rider was killed and another was rushed to a trauma center. happened just before 3 p.m. on michaels mill road in frederick county. investigators say that it was a deadly head on collision. atv with a rider and passenger crossed the centerline and struck a passenger vehicle had on. roz: one of the
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fromecond flown to shocked a. the adult and child inside the small car were taken to the hospital to be treated. they were beer cans on the highway. investigators are not saved that was a factor, nor why the atv theater crossed the centerline. >> we are still investigating. we will have to figure out what happened. roz: we spoke with four witnesses who say they believe the atv was being pursued by an officer or possibly from the department of natural resources. >> the park ranger was right on at a very high rate of speed. it wasad a siren, but not as loud as a police siren, and he of the lights in the back. i knew there was going to be an accident. they should not be driving atv's on our road already road. but should they be chasing them? no,
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lost their life, another one hanging in the balance right now. roz: we reached out to agencies for a response to this. they said they would not comment until the frederick county sheriff's department wrap substance investigation. we also got the word that dnr was not directly involved in the collision nor did they witnessed the collision. still a lot of unanswered questions. roz plater, abc 7 news. deal reached in the fight over the minimum wage in d.c. tomorrow morning mayor muriel bowser will give details about the agreement to increase the minimum pay. she had promised to try to byrease it to $15 per hour 2020. the announcement will be 10 a.m. tomorrow. fory with abc 7 continuing coverage. brian:
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streaming in from west to east. the clouds have moved in, and within the temperatures as well in the 70's. have not dropped back much because of the thicker clouds, but by the morning i think we will clear somewhat. a good deal of sunshine. just a slight chance of a midafternoon storm. otherwise, a pleasant day. the other bonus, the humidity remains in check one more day. a scary chain7, of events at a rockville restaurant, a bartender run over by a car over a $33 tab. trieday that the people to ditch their check. a female bartender chased them into the parking lot, when they had a gash and struck the bartender. the driver faces 26 years in prison. the staff of the restaurant said the bartender has moved to california to recover from her injuries with family. alison: 7 on your side with a warning about a rabid cat in
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fairfax county that attacked a man walking along the long branch trail on levi court. it was not far from the franconia springfield metro station. the cat died during the attack and later tested positive for rabies. during the time it was infectious, the cat may have had contact with people or pets. if you had contact with an unknown cat with a black and brown coat, call the health department. leon: growing outrage over the a california rate case. a judge sentenced brock turner to six months in jail. he was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside of a frat house in 2015. afterwards, his father sent the judge a letter saying the sentence was "a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action." fithe punishment does not the crime.
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to take responsibility, failed to show remorse. leon: turner could receive 14 years in prison. the victim in the case wrote a 13-page letter about the ordeal uggles she has faced. if you would like to read the story, go to gorilla exhibit at the center of the national controversy getting set to reopen. one investigation is closed, another goes on. bad weathering for in
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alison: new developments in the race for the white house, donald trump has reportedly ordered those speaking on behalf of the campaign to ramp up attacks on that federal judge. sources say the presumptive republican nominee gave the water during a conference call. trump said the judge overseeing the fraud case against him cannot be fair because of his hispanic caret h. while judicial rules prohibit him from addressing
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omments, his brother is speaking up. i think those people who are really racist have no redeeming qualities. trump i don't think is that caliber of person. think thatdoes not his brother will recuse himself from the case. the judge was born to mexican immigrants in indiana. leon: no charges for the parents of a child who made his way into a guerrilla in closure over memorial day weekend. the police decided the toddler's mother was not acting recklessly. the zoo is facing a federal investigation over the barrier into the enclosure. it will be reopened tomorrow. alison: a
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developing story in massachusetts, where the family of a six-year-old girl is suing after she became extremely ill after eating a grilled cheese sandwich with peanut butter on it. wifeather said that his mentioned peanut butter in the online order. it solvingwho made instruction and thought it was to add it. l.a. mansion, the playboy mansion come is under contract. some say it is the owner of the hostess food brand. the home is famous for hugh hefner's celebrity parties. it had a sales price of $200 million, but no word on the price that was actually paid. hefner will stay in the mansion for the rest of his life. leon: florida is in a state government see, bracing for tropical storm colin. the bad weather
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state, packing quite a punch. could causeis storm problems up and down the east coast. 20 million people are in the path of the storm. there are warnings being issued through the carolinas, camp is already seeing the impact of the storm, five inches of rain fell in one time. the iconic skyway bridges shut down. baots have broken loose from moorings and some streets have flooded. florida has not seen a here again since 2005. state officials are working to be sure that everybody is heating the warnings. colin is now the third name stormed this hurricane season. jonathan elias, abc 7 news. colin willnd here, pass through the carolinas, but that will impact here -- it will
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impact the coastal areas. there will be heavy rain. aglow, and it is mild. we had clouds moving in just before sunset, the outer reaches associated with colin, definitely helped insulate us some in the evening. leave,onight, the clouds and low 70's from leesburg to manassas. pax river to fredericksburg. one number that will not drop down, the pollen count. dropped into the moderate category, but the grasses are still high as well as mold. that is still a factor for the foreseeable future. picture, the clouds leaving, a line of heavier showers in pennsylvania. those continue to track to the east. a cold front swings through tomorrow. that energy coming through
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ohio, showers to the south. moving our cloud shield out and eventually will clear out for a better day tomorrow. a good deal of circulation, but colin is a tropical system, continuing to throw moisture through north and central florida, georgia, southeastern united states. the wind is at 50 miles per hour, gusting to 65. tuesday evening it will be passed had a wrist -- it will be t cape hatteras. the delmarva beaches midweek will have some rough surf and bigger waves. otherwise, not looking at much rain at all for us. tomorrow, mid afternoon, between 2:00 and 4:00, a rumble of thunder may pop up, part of the cold front swinging through. that will bring drier and cooler air. midweek, we may be in the 7
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tomorrow, mid 80's, the humidity in check. isolated shower. wednesday, middle and upper 70's. into the weekend, gorgeous. we are looking at a very half of theter weekend, and isolated storms possible saturday. leon: looking like a washout in the nba finals. the cavaliers are heading in the wrong direction. erin: they cannot catch a break. all nba finals has been golden state so far,ut can they keep it up as they take the show on the road?
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your home for the nba finals. going into wednesday, the are looking to avoid another beat down, by defending their home court. was ugly, golden state pouring it on after trailing in the second quarter. from there, the warriors outscored the cavs 91-56. the cavaliers need to do much better. >> there's still a lot of basketball left. how we show up in cleveland will be a big test for us. >> we understand the moment we are in. it's not every year you get an opportunity to be of the situation. there are some guys on our team this is their first time. better,we've got to do play a lot better to get things turned around. erin: game three of the nba
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begins at 8:30, right here on abc 7. the day offs had today. next up is a three-game series with the white sox in chicago tomorrow night. the orioles at camden yards tonight. o's down in the seventh inning. -- o's down in the seventh inning, mark trumbo with a home run. two batters later, matt wieters it's a missile, gone. manny machado also went deep. the world champs tonight, 4-1. college baseball, n.c. state's coaches not a happy camper. he was ejected when he came out to argue balls and strikes with the home plate umpire. i will say this, the coach has so moves.
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right? that's pretty awesome. him anions earned automatic two game suspension. of theur -- gamr four stanley cup finals, scoreless in the first. the penguins take a 1-0 lead. 3-1 win it, taking a series lead. breath, take a deep desean jackson made his first appearance at redskins park today at o.t.a.'s. alison: he was fired up? erin: imagine dealing with that. leon: how about a good place for a bad thing to happen. a woman collapsed at an american heart association meeting.
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leon: a woman is alive tonight thinks to a pair of paramedics from our area. shortly after a meeting began at association,heart the paramedics jumped in to save their colleagues life. >> everyin
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>> it's not just one person, it's teamwork. leon: what helped even more was the presence of a portable defibrillator. alison: wow. i guess if you are in a room full of paramedics, you have a great chance.
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