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wednesday. the wet weather on the way - and when those warmer temperatures will return. good morning washington. toss to eileen - cloudy & cool today - warm & humid tomorrow - cooler/unsettled weekend (rainy sunday) today: mostly cloudy & cooler. isolated showers. highs: 60-64 winds: sse 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with patchy fog. isolated showers, especially nw. lows: 52-58 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. warm and humid. isolated pm thunderstorm. highs: 80-85 winds: s 5 mph
the live desk to explain why this race is making national news.. sam? autria, this a blow to republicans. this race was seen as an early referendum on president trump. the gop has held this congressional seat for decades. now its future is uncertain. this morning, democrats fell just short of winning georgia's sixth congressional district. jon ossoff had hoped for a knockout but came up short against a splintered gop field. the 30 year old first time candidate won less than 50 percent of the vote in the
district. the race is now headed to a runoff against republican karen handel that will be held in june. democrats though say it's still a victory and proves president trump's negative effect. numbers overnight show karen handel had just under 20 percent of the vote. ossoff had just over 48 percent. thats more than the four leading republicans combined! the g-o-p has won this seat for the last 37 years. breaking overnight. an accident involving an ambulance shut down part of a road in northwest while you were sleeping. this was the scene in the 19-hundred block of virginia avenue just before 2 a.m. the crash caused the ambulance to overturn on the roadway. no injuries were reported. but virginia avenue was shut down in both directions as police investigated the scene. and also in the district - a stabbing overnight leaves one person hurt. it happened inside an apartment on savannah terrace in southeast. that's right near the maryland border.
stomach and leg but was conscious and breathing when they found them. they are expected to survive. happening now.. a dual mystery in prince george's county. a woman stabbed to death in forestville- and this morning - the suspect is on the loose. but that's not the only person police are trying to identify.. suzanne kennedy is live with more. a heads up for people who live and work near the washington navy yard.
navy security forces will be holding an active shooter exercise today. the drill will lock down' the navy yard and temporarily close the area to both cars and pedestrians. the drill comes nearly four years after the mass shooting at the navy yard. twelve people were killed and eight others injured when a government
before being shot by police. right now.. we're keeping a close eye on a hospital in texas - where former president george h.w. bush was admitted last night. it's being called a precaution due to a mild case of pneumonia, which he was also diagnosed with in january. the 92-year-old is said to be resting and in good spirits. metro's red line re-open right now with normal service after major delays lastnight. this was the scene during rush hour at metro center. you can see hundreds of people - packing the platform. the cause of the problem - an arching stud bolt at gallery place which led to single tracking for hours. new overnight... multiple arrests on a college campus. what started this brawl at auburn university, still ahead. and we're in for a much cooler wednesday with cloudy skies. the return of the sunshine not too far away - coming up next.
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quick-thinking how these quick-thinking employees came helped find the facebook killer. plus - an athletic-wear company apologizing because of an email concerning the boston marathon! what adidas said- next. i am totally blind. and i live with non-24, a circadian rhythm disorder that can throw my days and nights out of sync,
after the appearance of white nationalist richard spencer. sam sweeney is at the live desk with more onthis. larry, at least three protesters were arrested in the chaos. check this video from alabama.. you see several fights breaking out.. large groups for and against the speaking event gathererd on campus after a judge ruled spencer was allowed to speak on campus. when the speech ended hundreds of students surrounded the alt-right activists who were leaving, chasing them off campus. school officials had tried to cancel the event due to safety concerns. developing now. police investigating the deadly shooting spree in fresno california as a hate crime. 39-year-old kori ali muhammad fired 16 shots in multiple locations tuesday afternoon killing three people in less than three minutes. all three victims were white--and apparently chosen at random. the shooter told police he wanted to kill as many white people as he could before he was captured. he is also connected to
last week. the search for the man who posted a video of a murder on facebook is now over. police say steve stephens killed himself in pennsylvania after a police chase. and those police - alerted to the suspect, by the drive thru attendant of a mcdonald's restaurant. the woman says she recogonized stephens when he ordered mcnuggets and fries. the entire staff worked to stall until police could arrive. by the time stephens pulled away, police were already on his police ended up ramming his car with their vehicles. police ended up ramming his car with their vehicles. but instead of surrendering, stephen took his own life. a solemn day in oklahoma city. today marks the 22nd anniversary of the oklahoma city bombing. back in 1995-- timothy mcveigh and terry nichols blew up the alfred murrah federal building with a rental truck packed with homemade explosives. 168 people were killed, and more
deadlist act of domestic terrorism in american history. mcveigh was later convicted and executed for the crime. nichols is serving life without parole. happening today.. the food and drug administration will discuss safety concerns about electronic cigarette batteries. it comes in response to dozens of sudden explosions. that includes this most recent incident just this week in las vegas. a man was left with second and third degree burns after the e-cig battery caught fire in his pocket. today's public workshop begins at 8:30 this morning at the f-d-a building in silver spring. athletic-wear company adidas- saying it's "incredibly sorry" this morning. that's after an offensive email to people who ran the boston marathon. the email's subject line read "congrats, you survived the boston marathon." this- four years after bombs went off near the finish line, killing 3 people. adidas tonight says it "deeply" apologizes for what it calls the insensitive subject line.
president trump will welcome the new england patriots to the white house. it's become an annual tradition for the n-f-l super bowl winner. quarterback tom brady, who is a long time friend of the president, will make the trip after skipping a visit when president obama was in office. some of brady's teammates though are staying home. at least six patriots players say they are boycotting the visit. this morning we want to say good morning to one of our viewers. our suzanne kennedy met "suk hoskins" at the wheaton mall yesterday sukl says she's a big gmw fan! time now for weather - cloudy & cool today - warm & humid tomorrow - cooler/unsettled weekend (rainy sunday) today: mostly cloudy & cooler. isolated showers. highs: 60-64 winds: sse 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with patchy fog. isolated
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and some much cooler temperatures. no sunglasses required today. good morning washington i'm autria godfrey. and i'm larry smith. let's start the half hour off with stormwatch7 meteorologist eileen whelan. toss to eileen - cloudy & cool today - warm & humid tomorrow - cooler/unsettled weekend (rainy sunday) today: mostly cloudy & cooler. isolated showers. highs: 60-64 winds: sse 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with patchy fog. isolated showers, especially nw. lows: 52-58 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. warm and humid. isolated pm thunderstorm. highs: 80-85 winds: s 5 mph
would say was the fire started on the deck, but wouldn't give any details. 2:21a loudoun fire says they are working this fire, but have no other details at the moment fairfax sent some units to help loudoun fire. sounds like there was a fire on the second floor of a townhome, with some extension into the attic. firefighters currently bringing in a second line. sent luis, might take him a minute to get out there, though... an update this morning.. we now know the identity of the man killed in a black hawk helicopter crash in leonardtown on monday. specialist jeremy tomlin of north carolina- was killed. two other crew members remain in critical condition. right now - the right now - the scene is still heavily guarded as the military investigates. this man- wanted in a local murder case- is now on the f-b-i's top ten most wanted list! the case dates back two years. police say
patel slashed his wife to death at a dunkin donuts in the arundel mills area. investigators say he may be staying with relatives here in the u-s -- or may have gone to canada or india. a seven on your side i-team investigation.. a d-c immigrant who was tricked into paying for bogus legal services is savoring victory. salvador perez says he was jobless for 10 months while he tried to provide for his daughters. he went to the company, "unlimited technology and solution corporation".. or u-t-s.. for help. d.c.'s attorney general says the company told him it had lawyers, when it general says the company told him it had lawyers, when it didn't. the district sued u-t-s. and it just announced a quarter-million dollar settlement. part of the money will repay other victims. under the settlement, u-t-s can still provide other services. but it's banned from marketing employees as being attorneys. abc-7 tried to contact u-t-s, but hasn't heard back.
the department of homeland security... has deported a so-called "dreamer" for the first time. attorneys for 23-year-old juan montes said he was protected from deportation... under the "deferred action for childhood arrivals" program -- also known as "daca." president trump previously said -- he would not deport those protected by "daca." a lawsuit filed by montes' attorneys claim -- he renewed his status last year. the metropolitan washington airports authority is expected to approve a four-dollar raise for contract workers at dulles international and reagan national airports. a vote is expected later today on a proposal requiring companies doing business at both airports to pay employees a base hourly wage of 11-55 an hour starting in january. yearly increases would follow. right now, some workers make seven-25 an hour. happening today. maryland governor larry hogan to announce the expansion plans for i-270. last year 100-million dollars was put up for grabs for innovative ideas to reduce the crawling traffic. the plan
improvements including both innovative technology and road improvements. the winning design-build team will be announced later this morning. some showers for your wednesday morning. and that's not all you'll be feeling today. a big cool down overnight, and an even bigger warm up tomorrow. stormwatch seven is tracking the roller coaster forecast - next.
- warm & humid tomorrow - cooler/unsettled weekend (rainy sunday) today: mostly cloudy & cooler. isolated showers. highs: 60-64 winds: sse 5 mph tonight: mostly cloudy with patchy fog. isolated showers, especially nw. lows: 52-58 winds: s 5 mph thursday: partly sunny. warm and humid. isolated pm thunderstorm. highs: 80-85 winds: s 5 mph
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its end of the bargain from the 2015 nuclear deal. this makes iran elgible for extended sanctions releif. but despite all of this, secretary of state rex tillerson signaled that iran is still a state sponoser of terror and sanctions may need to be reinstated. this is a developing story and well have more coming up in the 6 o clock hour. new this morning.. vice president mike pence firing a fresh warning to north korea. pence saying the u-s will counter any north korean attack with an overwhelming and effective response. the vice president addressing the tension from aboard the u-s-s ronald reagan docked in japan during his 10-day asia tour. during his speech, the vice president reiterated the u-s will always seek peace but will do as neccessary to protect the people living in our nation. vice president pence will head to
indonesia after his stop in japan. the trip so far has been dominated by us and allies' concerns about north korea's nuclear and missile development efforts. developing now.. we're learning more about the man accused in a deadly shooting spree in fresno, california. police say kori ali muhammad shouted "allahu akbar" as he was arrested. and they say he told investigators he hates white people. all the victims were white. danya bacchus has more. happening today... law enforcement in our area - preparing
active shooter. d-c police and the naval security forces will hold a training exercise near the washington navy yard. the drill will lock down' the navy yard and temporarily close the area to both cars and pedestrians. this training comes nearly four years after the mass shooting at the navy yard. twelve people were killed and eight others injured when a government contractor opened fire at buliding 197 before being shot by police. happening now.. prince george's county police are searching for the person who fatally stabbed a woman in forestville. they're also trying to identify the victim. early morning on easter sunday, the woman stumbled onto a random porch on springdale avenue. she pounded on a front door, after being stabbed. she collapsed, and later died. police have a sketch of the victim.
and last night, officers canvassed a neighborhood in forestville, asking if anyone could identify her. so far.. no one has. police say the woman was african-american.. and in her early twenties. she was tall and thin, with no scars or tattoos. meanwhile.. an easter sunday murder in dc, solved. relatives say 79-year-old david norwood was stabbed to death in his capitol hill home... by his 21-year-old step grandson! they say - malcolm cunningham rented a room in norwood's house for about 9 months- and was asked to leave last friday. cunningham has been charged with murder. new developments, following a robbery on a metro red line train on easter sunday.. police say they now know who the four attackers are. but they're still on the loose. transit police are gathering evidence for warrants, which will likely be issued this week. metro received many tips, after releasing high-quality surveillance video of the suspects.
robbed a man on a northbound train as it approached wheaton. they allegedly punched the victim in the head and face, and stole his cell phone, and credit and debit cards. a new law is re-defining sexual assault in maryland. survivors will no longer have to prove... they fought their attackers, in order to show a crime happened. the new law was signed by governor larry hogan, tonight. it changes the state's legal definition of rape. developing now.. new signs bill o'reilly's days may be numbered at fox news. last night - a group of protesters gathered outside the network's headquarters in new york, demanding o'reilly's firing. according to a new report in the wall street journal, the network is preparing to cut ties with the embattled host, who is currently on vacation. dozens of o'reilly show advertisers have fled following reports he paid harrassment settlements to mutliple women. o'reilly has denied any wrongdoing.
will hold a board meeting tomorrow where o'reilly is expected to be discussed. new this morning.. march madness is coming to washington. the n-c-double-a has announced georgetown as the host of the men's basketball regional championship in 20-19. the games will be held on march 29th and march 31st that year at the verizon center, which is the home court for the hoyas. this is the seventh time the ncaa tournament has come to nation's capital since 1998. right now your washington capitals getting ready for game four against toronto tonight. the caps find themselves in a real dogfight...trailing the maple leafs 2-1 in their best of 7 series. it's tough being on the road - but the caps are getting plenty of support here at home. even wizards head coach scott brooks weighed in and he's confident the caps can turn it around. as for the wizards - they host the hawks in game two of their playoff series
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larry: derry go, audio problem fixed. a double mistreatment prince george's county, a murder their proving harder to solve than usual. autria: don't forget the rain gear. eileen whelan tracking potential problems with showers and a cool down in the day ahead. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] a lot to get to this morning. good morning, washington. larry: the big story today is also the weather. a little bit of rain in the forecast. let's find out how much from