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involving a man - with his two children inside. we are live on the scene with the situation unfolding right now. plus - a random murder posted to facebook - and the killer is on the loose. the new word from police overnight about where he may be headed. and an annual tradition - now hours away. the president and first lady getting ready to host their first easter egg roll! we're live at the white house - coming up. good morning washington. toss to eileen - showers possible through midday; clearing late
- up & down temperatures this week - cooler weekend ahead today: mostly cloudy. showers possible through 3pm. clearing late. highs: 70-75 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and cool. lows: 44-54 winds: n 5 mph tuesday: mostly sunny and pleasant. highs: 69-74 winds: se 5-10 mph breaking right now... police in fairfax
scene of an apparent barricade situation, involving two young children. here is what we know right now. police tell us that officers received a call last night-- about a man experiencing what is being called "a mental crisis". police arrived at the house-- but the man refused to come out. he is also refusing to release two children, believed to be inside. our ryan hughes is on the scene. he'll have a live report coming up at 5:15. happening right now - a massive manhunt for a killer, now moving across state lines. this all started on easter sunday after the deadly shooting was posted on facebook. and overnight - new word from police about where that suspect may be headed. suzanne kennedy is following it all in the newsroom. police believe steve stephens could be armed and
state manhunt is underway right now. take a good look at this picture. this is the man police say killed a senior citizen, then uploaded it to facebook. stephens blaming the murder on his girlfriend. police have identified the victim as 74 year old robert godwin senior. that video was on the social media site for three hours before it was removed. police believe stephens has fled the state--possibly in a newer model white ford fusion. facebook issued a statement calling the crime horrific. coming up at 530 the personal message being issued this morning for that alleged cleveland killer. at the live desk...sk back to you. right now. vice president mike pence visiting the demilitarized zone between north and south korea. his trip comes just a short time after an attempted missile launch by north korea failed. the vice president says the era of strategic patience is over with north korea and the u-s has grown impatient with their unwillingness to rid
weapons. vice president pence says president trump is hopefull china will use their levers to pressure the north to abandon their weapons. however the vice president reiterated that "all options are on the table" to deal with the threat posed by north korea. developing now.. a pack of a-t-v drivers... illegally on the road in arlington. they were first spotted traveling east on route 50 around seven o'clock last night. they then passed into alexandria. alexandria county police say they lost sight of the pack on southbound route one. both arlington and alexandria county police want to hear from you if you know anything. happening now - the greenbelt an
this morning for safetrack surge 14. green line riders will have to take a free shuttle bus to get past the work area. the line between greenbelt and prince george's plaza will be closed until april 29th. and that's just phase one. the greenbelt station will stay closed for another three weeks for phase two of the track work. starting this morning - the university of maryland will be running a special metro express shuttle to help students get around safetrack. buses will stop at multiple locations on the college park campus from seven a-m through eight p-m. the metro shuttle will run through friday, april 28th. the college park station reopens that weekend. happening today.. president trump and the first lady will host their first easter egg roll. more than 20-thousand people are expected at the white house throughout the day. there have been some concerns after planning for the annual event got a late start. but despite the delay - the white house says they the 139th egg roll expect it to be a success. our john gonzalez is live at the white house. we'll have a full
coming up later this hour. now to another easter monday tradition almost as old as the easter egg roll. the national zoo's annual family day will be held today. the event started back in 18-91 as an alternative for african american families that were not allowed at the white house. it's free and open to everyone with an easter egg hunt.. animal demonstrations and other activites. the fun starts at ten this morning! the kids could be playing on a wet white house lawn this morning.. some rain to start the day - but will it be it a washout? meteorologist eileen wehlaln is tracking it all next...
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the virginia tech community.. after a solemn milestone. yesterday was the 10th anniversary of the mass shooting there. governor terry mcauliffe laid a wreath, in memory of the 32 victims. senator tim kaine was governor during the shooting rampage. he talked about how it was the worst day of his life. a virginia tech graduate spoke about the commitment to serve others, amid the sadness. the mass shooting led to monumental changes in school
security and campus emergency notification systems nationwide. the man accused of murdering a female jogger in princeton, massachusetts is expected in court tomorrow. police announced saturday, they've arrested angelo colon-ortiz. vanessa marcotte lived in new york city. she was jogging near her mother's home in massachusetts in august, when she disappeared. a police k-9 unit found her body in a wooded area nearby. there was d-n-a of her killer on her hands.. and police say a d-n-a swab taken from colon-ortiz matches that d-n-a. time now for weather - showers possible through
suspected facebook killer. the new information coming in about where police believe he may be headed. good morning i'm jummy olbanji - autria godfrey is off. and i'm larry smith. toss to eileen - showers possible through midday; clearing late - up & down temperatures this week - cooler weekend ahead today: mostly cloudy. showers possible through 3pm. clearing late. highs: 70-75 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: mainly clear and cool. lows: 44-54 winds: n 5 mph tuesday: mostly sunny and pleasant. highs: 69-74 winds: se 5-10 mph happening right now -
residents in several states to be on alert... ...as a manhunt continues for an accused killer out of cleveland. that suspect - accused of targeting randomly killing an elderly man and posting the video on facebook suzanne kennedy is following the new developments live in the newsroom... suzanne? a five state manhunt is underway right now as authorities search for the alleged killer who posted a murder on facebook. this is the suspect--37 year old steve stephens. police say he killed 74 year old robert godwin senior sunday afternoon in cleveland then uploaded it to facebook.
blaming the murder on his girlfriend. the video of the killing was up for about three hours before it was removed. in a separate video, stephens said he also killed more than a dozen other people-- although that has not been verified. in a press conference last night authorities urged stephens to surrender. stepehens is believed to be driving a white ford fusion--police say he could be armed and dangerous. facebook has issued a statement calling the crime "horrific" . united airlines--back in the headlines this morning for kicking a couple off a flight to their destination wedding. michael hohl and
traveling to costa rica when confusion over seating landed them back in the terminal. the couple says someone was sleep in their assigned seats, so they moved up a few rows. when a flight attendant asked them why they weren't in their assigned seats the trouble started. the airline has a different story. they claim the couple actually tried to sit in an upgraded seat "repeatedly" and they "wouldn't follow crew instructions." the couple was rebooked for another flight the next morning. happening right now.. the final preparations for the 121st boston marathon. the first runners hit the pavement just before nine o'clock this morning. among the notables in this year's race - a 20-year-old syracus
history 50 years ago by becoming the first woman to officially enter the race. over the weekend.. a special wreath laying was held at the marathon finish line where five people were killed and hundreds of others were injured in a bombing four years ago. we'll have a live report from boston coming up in our seven o'clock hour on newschannel 8. good morning washington - going to the dinosaurs! we'll explain with today's giveaway - next. and a few showers to start your week. meteorologist eileen whelan is timing it all out next.
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overnight.. a stabbing in the capitol hill neighborhood - turning deadly. just in the last three hours, d-c police tell abc seven a man who was found with stab wounds on c street northeast has died. it happened around two o'clock yesterday afternoon near stanton park. the victim has not been identified. so far - no word on a possible suspect. breaking now - new developments from the korean peninsula. right now vice
across the country are demanding that president trump release his tax returns. demonstrations took place saturday in several cities, including d.c., new york, chicago, los angeles, and san francisco. the protests were all focused on that one issue. president trump responded with tweets. they read, quote.. "i did what was an almost impossible thing to do for a republican-easily won the electoral college! now tax returns are brought up again? someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday. the election is over!" a crime alert in prince george's county... police say a woman was stabbed on springdale avenue in forestville. she knocked on the door of a home... then collapsed in the front yard. she later died at the hospital. police tape wrapped around the front yards of two homes... as part of their murder investigation. police say the woman did not have
detectives focused a lot of attention on the silver audi parked out front of the home where the woman collapsed. speeding and alcohol are being blamed for a crash in charles county that killed two people. it happened late saturday night on leonardtown road in hughesville. police say a chevy suburban hit a jeep driven by a waldorf woman, ended up on a lawn, and caught fire. she and her passenger are doing okay. but the suburban's driver and a passenger were killed. they've been identified as michael simms of linden, virginia.. and lashawnia hagen of waldorf, maryland. four passengers in the suburban were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. happening tonight - the hyattsville city council wil
sanctuary city ordinance. the measure would prohibit city staff, including police, from transferring information about a resident's immigration status to the federal government. if the bill passes - it could result in the loss of about 20-thousand dollars a year in federal grant money for the city. tonight's vote is set for eight p-m. new this morning. prince harry opening up about his struggle with the loss of his mother--princess diana. the prince revealing that he sought counseling four years ago to deal with his grief. in an exclusive interview with the telgraph newspaper, harry said the loss of his mother at such a young age led to a period of total chaos. he was just 12 years old, when princess diana died in a car crash back in 1997. april the giraffe and her newborn baby are doing well this morning.. after a much-anticipated birth. april delivered a healthy male calf saturday.. at animal adventure park in harpursville, new york. more than a million people viewed t
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about a quick change. from ice to the hardwood... the crew at verizon center pulled an all-nighter after the caps double-overtime game on saturday. they had to switch the floor... and get the phone booth ready for the wizards to open their playoff series against the hawks. and the wizards made good use of that court in game one of their playoff series against atlant john wall made the most of the post-season spotlight. he notched a playoff career high-- with 32 points, to go along with 14 assists. bradley beal also added another 22 points. that scoring helped the wizards pull away in the fourth quarter in route to a 114-107 victory. a break for crews at the verizon center today. the caps and maple leafs series heads to toronto tonight. the puck drops at seven o'clock. rain to start your work week.
a barricade situation now stretching into our 10. what do we know that the man old up in his house to kids inside and what have we just learned in the past hour? autria: a suspected killer on the move and obtain from a cell tower the help track him. a lot to cover this monday morning and tuesday. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] larry: this weekend was fantastic, but it's a little muggy this morning walking out. eileen: it is. temperatures in the upper 60's, it's quite mild, humid, and we are tracking somewhat weather. let's get straight to the satellite radar composite. there is a front approaching the area that will drop temperatures yesterday, it got to 89 degrees. the 70 haas. in tracking spotty showers across the region, zooming