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and i'm autria godfrey. a chlily start to this february 1st. let's check in with stormwatch7 meteorologist happy february!! - roller coaster ride of temps over the next 10 days - 40s today through friday; 30s this weekend - very light wintry mix sunday (low impact - nothing to get excited about) - 60s next week today: mostly cloudy to overcast. a bit cooler. highs: 49-52 winds: w 5-10 mph tonight: decreasing clouds. cool. lows: 31-38 winds: nw 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. seasonable and breezy. highs: 40-47 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ mph i'm jummy olbanji at the live desk.
in the district -- police investigating after multiple people were shot in southeast. the shooting happened around 10:30 last night in the 29-hundred block of martin luther king jr. avenue. the road was shut down for some time. authorities have not said exactly how many people were shot, but they do say that none of the injuries are life threatening. no word what led to the gunfire. we're staying on top of this, and we'll update you as we get more information. larry, autria, back to you in the studio. president donald trump has made his pick to fill that empty seat on the supreme court -- judge neil gorsuch. gorsuch is the youngest nominee in 25 years. now the question -- will he be confirmed? if some democrats get their way -- that answer could be no. suzanne kennedy is live from the supreme court this morning to explain... suzanne? a busy day on capitol hill as senators are expected to vote on
attorney general nominee jeff sessions. they're also expected to vote on secretary of state nominee rex tillerson later in the day. lastly a senate environment comitee will vote on epa administrator nominee scott pruitt. that's expected to happen around 10:45 protesters - making their voices heard about pruitt. they gathered outside the e-p-a headquarters in northwest last night -- saying they're against the nominee. there are reports that pruitt has accepted donations from companies-- then days later -- took official action to support those same companies! pruitt is the current attorney general in oklahoma. he denies those claims. tensions boiled over tuesday over two big cabinet picks. senate democrats are now boycotting a committee vote for congressman tom price for the health and human services department and steve mnuchin for treasury secretary. they believ e they mislead lawmkers in their sworn testimony and now they want answers. democrats say
they'll also fo the same for betsy devos, nominee to lead the education department. repulican senators have responded to the boycott a breach of decorum. there is a lot going on in the first weeks of donald trump's presidency. abc-7 is your place for politics. stay with us on air and online at wjla.com -- for all the big news as it comes in. happening right now in fairfax county- a desperate search for a missing teen - and her baby. 16-year-old lizzy colindres and 5-month old aidan rivera were last seen on january 14th. new information suggests they might be in danger. detectives are asking you to take a good look at their pictures - and call if you have any information. prince george's county police are searching for a missing teen. take a good look at this photo. 13-year-old jas
night near addison road. he was wearing tan pants, and a black and red jacket. he was carrying a blue and black backpack. if you have any information about him, police want to hear from you. the roller coaster ride of temps continues. eileen whelan shows us how cold it will get this weekened. plus, some of you will be happy with a proposed bill -- that tells drivers to go faster or get out of the way. that's straight ahead.
y299xy ysty happy february!! - roller coaster ride of temps over the next 10 days - 40s today through friday; 30s this weekend - very light wintry mix sunday (low impact - nothing to get excited about) - 60s next week today: mostly cloudy to overcast. a bit cooler. highs: 49-52 winds: w 5-10 mph tonight: decreasing clouds. cool. lows: 31-38 winds: nw 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. seasonable and breezy. highs: 40-47 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ mph
into the newsroom u-s park police investigating an attempted sex assault here is what we know police say the assault happened near the intersection of suitland parkway and naylor road in hillcrest heights we've also learned it happened inside a car...around 3 this morning. the victim was able to flag down a d-c police officer... the suspect ran into nearby woods park police is looking for that suspect their being helped by d-c police and prince george's county police the victim wasn't hurt in all of this we don't know right now if the victim and suspect knew each other. this morning people in the d.c. area are reflecting on one of the most tragic incidents in our area's history..
event was held last night at the national law enforcement museum. on january 13th, 1982, an air florida plane struck the 14th street bridge and plunged into the potomac river. 78 people were killed, including four on the ground. five others survived. retired detective eric witzig says to reach the victims quickly, he and his partner sped down the national mall. he was honored last night, along with retired u.s. park police pilot don usher. after the crash, usher swooped in and plucked passengers from the frigid water. an unusual bill would have police telling drivers to hit the gas!! some virginia lawmakers want to address drivers going slow in the left lane... also known as the passing lane. officials believe it's creating a dangerous problem. the new bill would allow a fine
driving below the speed limit in the left lane. but it's just a proposal for now. so how do the people of virginia feel about the bill? find out in just about half an hour... and you can also weigh in. details on how to do that -- straight ahead. in maryland- different legislation up for debate. should marijuana be legalized? two bills have already been introduced this session. one would regulate the sale and distribution of the drug. the other would set the tax rate. if the bills fail to pass- there is also a push to put pot on the ballot next year- and let voters decide. what would you do if someone called and said you owed several hundred dollars for a past debt.. and need to pay it immediately or face court charges? consumer reporter john matarese shows what to do when a debt collector calls, so you don't waste your money. the wizards' streak stays alive --
15 straight games at home. with the win over the knicks last night, both the wizards and capitals finished the month of january undefeated at the verizon center. wiz leading by five at the half -- but pulling away with it in the third.. bradley beal had the game high of 28 points. all-star john wall chipped in with 15 points and 13 assists. wizards win 117-101..inching closer to the franchise record of 22-s
days - 40s today through friday; 30s this weekend - very light wintry mix sunday (low impact - nothing to get excited about) - 60s next week today: mostly cloudy to overcast. a bit cooler. highs: 49-52 winds: w 5-10 mph tonight: decreasing clouds. cool. lows: 31-38 winds: nw 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. seasonable and breezy. highs: 40-47 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ mph
sunday (low impact - nothing to get excited about) - 60s next week today: mostly cloudy to overcast. a bit cooler. highs: 49-52 winds: w 5-10 mph tonight: decreasing clouds. cool. lows: 31-38 winds: nw 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. seasonable and breezy. highs: 40-47 winds: nw 10-15 g 25+ mph will president donald trump's pick
donald trump's pick for supreme court justice -- get confirmed? that's the question this morning after trump nominated neil gorsuch last night. gorsuch is the youngest nominee in 25 years. if some democrats get their way -- he won't make it to the supreme court. suzanne kennedy is live to explain... suzanne? virginia is now joining a federal lawsuit against the president's
they say the ban is already negatively impacting the state. although it shouldn't effect citizens or green card holders the governor says he's hearing about businesses worried for their employees. the suit now includes four states. just to remind you - the order suspends immigrants from 7 countries for 90 days. happening today -- a rally for refugees at reagan national airport. protesters will gather to demand the president's travel ban be overturned. the event will be held in terminal "b" from six to eight tonight. numerous members of congress are expected to attend. also today.. maryland governor larry hogan will deliver his state of the state address. the title of the address is "real and lasting change." his speech from the maryland state house begins at noon.
revealing many details about the speech. but they say hogan will speak for about 30 minutes.. and will talk about his legislative agenda. developing now -- three robbery suspects facing charges this morning -- after leading los angeles county sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase with a baby in the car! authorities claim a woman drove at speeds up to 90-miles-per-hour yesterday. at one point, the suspects were allegedly tossing evidence out the window. the pursuit ended on a dirt road when the car crashed into a gate. after a few minutes the trio surrendered. the driver got out of the vehicle holding a baby wrapped in a blanket. deputies took the child... and arrested the suspects. enjoy the above average temps today because it won't last long. when cooler weather is moving in and when you might see some snow... after the break. did you know slow internet can actually hold your business back? say goodbye to slow downloads, slow backups, slow everything.
temps over the next 10 days - 40s today through friday; 30s this weekend - very light wintry mix sunday (low impact - nothing to get excited about) - 60s next week today: mostly cloudy to overcast. a bit cooler. highs: 49-52 winds: w 5-10 mph tonight: decreasing clouds. cool. lows: 31-38 winds: nw 5 mph thursday: partly cloudy. seasonable and breezy. highs: 40-47
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for a missing teen - and her baby. 16-year-old lizzy colindres and 5-month old aidan rivera were last seen on january 14th. new information suggests they might be in danger. detectives are asking you to take a good look at their pictures - and call if you have any information. some of you will probably be happy about a proposal in virginia. an unusual bill would have police telling people to drive faster. sam sweeney is live in mobiletrak to explain.. sam, what's this all about?
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mudslides in california. tons of dirt giving way -- taking out power lines and threatening homes. what's next for the hollywood hills... plus -- thousands of w-2's belonging to restaurant employees -- leaked to a criminal. how it happened and who's at risk of identity theft? -- straight ahead. this next story gives new meaning to the term "mac machine"... you can now get a big mac from a vending machine. mcdonald's is testing a new burger-dispensing machine in boston. hundreds of customers lined up to order a big mac... grand mac... or mac junior from the touch screen. customers were "lovin it?"... the vending machine is part of mcdonalds' promotion for its new big macs.. it's 5: and time for a check on weather.
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>> now, "good morning washington," on your side. we begin with a breaking news alert. breaking overnight, a dramatic crash. a car slamming into a house. where the investigation stands right now. larry: controversial take over the nomination for the supreme court. two words from the stormwatch 7 weather team, buckle up. the roller coaster ride of temperatures that starts right now. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] autria: i said buckle up and i meant to bundle up. [laughter] larry: you know, i never unbuckle. when i go in the closet, i have to think -- which coat am i grabbing?