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a tense standoff in delaware entering hour fifteen. what's happening right now at the scene. a major announcement from united while you were sleeping. the ten steps the airline is taking to make sure this doesnt happen again. and bring on round two another night of playoff pressure in d-c as the caps get ready for pittsburgh! good morning washington. toss to veronica - foggy start - 80s today & tomorrow - hot start to the last weekend of april - will you be on the warm or cool side of the front sunday?
latest from the live desk. this suspect has been barricaded in this middlletown delaware house since early yesterday. overnighht police blew off the front door, but werent able to go in. here's what we know. around noon yesterday a 32 year old delaware state trooper approched a suspicious car in a bear delaware wawa parking lot. 2 people were inside. one exited the car and shot the trooper multiple times then took off. the trooper died shortly later. police moved in and took one suspect into custody, but the man got away. he made it 15 miles. police found him in a house in middletown delware where he has been barricaded since. reports say hes been firing at officers. delware state police tell us no one has been injured. this is a developing a story. as we get new information, well let you know. it's the airline
taking action in response to the united incident. a pair of senators have introduced a bill to stop airlines from removing a passenger once he or she has boarded. that's provided they don't pose a threat. the bill also allows unlimited compensation for airlines to offer because of overbooking. marc train service is reported to be back to normalthis morning.. after a major problem. overheated brakes triggered a small fi
evacuation. it happened on train 883 on the brunswick line. the train left union station around 7:25 last night, headed to brunswick. when the train reached silver spring, a witness saw smoke and fire. passengers were evacuated. extinguishers were used to put out the fire. the train sat at the silver spring station for nearly two hours, before passengers were finally allowed back on. this morning- wizards fans have something to celebrate! the wiz- back at the phone booth last night- to regain their lead in their series against the hawks! they beat atlanta, 103 to 99 - putting them up in the series, 3-2. now though - it's back to atlanta for game six tomorrow. the wizards have a
chance to close out the series with a win tomorrow! tonight though - it's all about the caps. round two of the stanely cup playoffs getting underway in just a few hours at the verizon center. the caps will host the pittsburgh penguins - with a score to settle. the penguins if you remember knocked out the caps in this same match up last year. our john gonzalez is live at the verizon center getting you pumped up for hockey! he'll have a live report in the next thirty minutes with a special guest.. from the ballroom - to the classroom. coming up - the "dancing with the stars" celeb that's stopping by one local school today. and say hello to summer. the soaring temperatures we'll be feeling on this thursday - next.
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funding bill deadline. but, the battle over a government shutdown appears to be mostly over - for now. sam sweeney is at the live desk with the new developments overnight. autria.. republicans announced overnight that they will move forward with a short-term spending plan. it only keeps the government funded for another week - through may fifth. but that would give lawmakers more time to negotiatie a longer-term funding package. president trump's border wall and health care spending had been two sticking points for democrats. but yesterday - the trump administration agreed to continue paying obamacare subsidies... and earlier this week temporarily sidelined the border wall funding. the short-term funding bill is expected to be taken up by the house and senate before tomorrow's midnight deadline. also new overnight - a surprise announcement from the white house. president trump - telling the leaders of mexico and canada that he will not pull out of the north america
the call came just hours after an administration official said the president was likely to sign an order that would begin the process of pulling the u-s out of the deal. trump has blamed "nafta" for american job issues. happening right now... the u-c berkely campus - bracing for a day of protests this - over a speech planned for today by conservative commentator anne coulter. due to outrage and threats, it has now been cancelled. still campus law enforcement expect big demonstrations today from both supporters and those against coulter's appearance. authorities say more officers will be visible on campus. despite cancelling her speech, coulter says she may still stop by campus to see supporters. happening today hundreds of workers at dulles and reagan national airport are expected walk off the job. the group will go on strike to protest what they are calling violations of federal labor laws by their employer, the huntleigh corporation. the workers consist of wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, checkpoint agents and skycaps. protesters plan to hold at rally at
long the strike will last. a battle is brewing over air b-n-b's in the district. the d.c. council is considering legislation that would place restrictions on the short-term rentals of homes and rooms. a hearing on the issue was held last night.. and it was packed. the line to testify was out the door. under the bill, air b-n-b hosts would under the bill, air b-n-b hosts would have to be licensed. they would be allowed to rent their properties out for up to 15 days a year. today.. olympic gymnast simone biles is taking off her dancing shoes, and visiting our area. she'll take a break from dancing with the stars to visit students and faculty at the arlington science focus school. it's part of her partnership with responsibility-dot-o rg's "ask, listen, learn" program. the program encourages kids to say "yes" to a
biles will also represent the program during a briefing of lawmakers on capitol hill. time now for weather - foggy start - 80s today & tomorrow - hot start to the last weekend of april - will you be on the warm or cool side of the front sunday? today: am fog. partly cloudy, warm, and breezy. highs: 83-86 winds: s 5-15 g 25 mph tonight: thunderstorms 9pm to 1am then partly cloudy. lows: 60-66
a man shot in the chest in the district. crime tape now surrounds the scene along bruce place in southeast. ryan hughes is live on the scene. toss to vj. - foggy start - 80s today & tomorrow - hot start to the last weekend of april - will you be on the warm or cool side of the front sunday? today: am fog. partly cloudy, warm, and breezy. highs: 83-86 winds: s 5-15 g 25 mph tonight: thunderstorms 9pm to 1am then partly cloudy. lows: 60-66 winds: sw 5 mph friday: partly cloudy.
them up in the series, 3-2. now it's back to atlanta for game six tomorrow. the wizards have a chance to close out the series with a win! we want to see you rock the red for the caps and wizards. show us your playoff spirit by sending pictures to burst dot com slash w-j-l-a and we may show them on the air! breaking right now - a man shot in the chest in the district. lets get right to ryan hughes live on the scene.. breaking news just
efforts in raleigh .. after a car got stuck in high water. the city has been hit with extreme flooding lately. up to ten inches of rain fell this week in parts of north carolina including highway 264 east of raleigh - now completely impassable. at least 1 person has died in the storms. - foggy start - 80s today & tomorrow - hot start to the last weekend of april - 80s today & tomorrow - hot start to the last weekend of april - will you be on the warm or cool side of the front sunday? today: am fog. partly cloudy, warm, and breezy. highs: 83-86 winds: s 5-15 g 25 mph tonight: thunderstorms 9pm to 1am then partly cloudy. lows: 60-66 winds: sw 5 mph friday: partly cloudy. warm. highs: 80-86 winds: nw to s 5
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barricadded in a house.. sam sweeney is following the standoff at the live desk. this suspect has been barricaded in this middlletown delaware house since early yesterday. overnighht police blew off the front door, but werent able to go in. now the man is firing at police. here's how this started. around noon yesterday a 32 year old delaware state trooper approched a suspicious car in a bear delaware wawa parking lot. 2 people were inside. one exited the car and shot the trooper multiple times then took off. the trooper died shortly later. police moved in and took one suspect into custody, but the man got away. he made it 15 miles. police found him in a house in middletown delware where he has been barricaded since. delware state police tell us no one has been injured. this is a developing a story. we will update you again at the top of the 6 o clock hour. breaking overngh
metro. a woman had to be arrested after fighting and swinging a knife at her husband. this was aboard the red line around nine last night on the way to shady grove. according to witnesses at the scene it took police 30-minutes to calm the woman down. she was taken into custody at the white flint station. metro says she was in possesion of a controlled substance. police believe she may have been under the influence of pcp. right now she is facing multiple charges. new this m orning - another airline incident caught on camera. a man says he was kicked off a delta plane preparing for takeoff - because he took a bathroom break! passenger "kima hamilton" says the milwaukee bound flight from atlanta was delayed
hour and he couldn't wait any longer to use the bathroom. a fellow passenger sitting next to the man started recording as multiple flight attendants came up to him. eventually he agrees to leave - and is greeted by f-b-i agents. the agent decided not to arrest him. delta refunded part of hamilton's ticket cost- but he was left to find his own way back home to milwaukee. and new overnight - united airlines announcing major changes. the new rules of course coming in response to this incident where a passenger was violently dragged off a plane. coming up at six - what these new policies will mean for you when you fly, in a live report. happening now - flames still smoldering now three days after
fire crews are on the scene right now battling a few hot spots that continue to flare up on the roof. firefighters are expected to stay on berwyn house road until at least this afternoon. on monday - a five alarm fire ripped through a nearly completely apartment building under construction. it was one of the biggest fire responses in prince george's county history. and in silver spring - a fire, creating a frustrating ride home for marc train riders. overheated brakes triggered the flames and forced passengers to evacuate. witnesses say the fire was small, but created a lot of smoke. passengers on the brusnwick were forced to wait for nearly two hours before the train eventually got moving again. marc service is back to normal today. happening today.. the loudoun county sheriff's office will hold the second of four public safety meetings. the meeting will address drug safety concerns, after an incident on friday. authorities say seven students at river bend middle school shared a drink beli
have been laced with xanax. two students at nearby potomac falls high school allegedly consumed a similar drink. tonight's meeting begins at seven.. at the sheriff department's eastern loudoun station. now to an abc7 exclusive. today is your chance to help name the little eaglets out at the manassas airport. stormwatch7 meteorologist molly cochran is there live with the names and how to vote. right now - the
past. instead - they'll walk down those famous steps. the draft begins at eight tonight. the draft begins at eight tonight. as of now - the redskins have the 17th pick... which means they should make their first round pick around 10:30 tonight. the redskins are scheduled to hold a news conference right after. our sports crew will be covering it all for you tonight on abc seven news at eleven. happening tonight - your washington capitals back on the ice and looking for revenge. they'll host the pittsburgh penguins in a rematch of last year's second round playoff series.. our john gonzalez is out at the verizon center.. he'll be learning a few moves from the red rockers coming up at six. and guess who will be at the game tonight....good
autria: a state trooper shot and killed. explosions as a standup enters our 16. the latest while you were asleep. larry: united airlines taking moves overnight. what united is doing different to make sure this doesn't happen again. less than 48 hours until a government shutdown. the emergency procedure today on capitol hill to keep the lights on. morning to you, washington. you may have forgotten what this looks like because it has been so long since we have woken up to no rain. i am a trick free. larry: i am larry smith. a sign of things to come.