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the washington wizards win their opening round game led by john wall. fox5 news morning starts right now. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> good morning to you t we're so glad you're with us on this monday. i'm holly morris. >> and i'm wisdom martin it is monday, april 17th. our team is in place. we have the pleasure of seeing caitlin roth in here early this morning. erin como is also here talking about traffic but first we'll start off with caitlin to give us a quick update. >> warm after temperatures in the upper 80's. showers moving in. expect a little rain this morning, cooler with clearing later on this afternoon. erin. >> we know what rain can do to the commute. not looking forward to that. we have a crash on the ramp to the beltway from 66 eastbound. a closer look at that next. >> thanks both of you. we'll check back in a few. right now developing overnight a standoff situation unfolding in fairfax county this mor morning. >> a s.w.a.t. team is at a home in fairfax county
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scene and has the latest details on what is happening. mel, what can you tell us. >> reporter: good morning, guys. yeah, so very quiet residential neighborhood south of old town alexandria near mount vernon. this is the fort hunt area fairfax county and we can tell that you there's a fairfax county command center on the scene here. we've seen a number of police vehicles on the other side of the barricade as well. it started about 8:00 p.m. last night. apparently a homeowner was on the phone with somebody that he knew and that person on the other end of the phone felt that this homeowner was experiencing some kind of a mental health crisis and called fairfax county police who wanted to come and try and serve an emergency mental health order to bring that person in safely for mental health evaluation and when they came to serve the order the homeowner refused to come out and so that is what began the barricade situation. we do not know if there's any sort of weapons involved here at this point.
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there's no indication of that from what we understand. but again, it's one of those tense situations where you just really don't know how it there may be family members inside the house with this homeowner as well, sole fairfax county police are trying to be very, very careful here and try to work out this situation, have it all come to a safe conclusion. we know that they've been through extensive training in learning how to deescalate situations like this. but in the meantime we're not getting a lot more information from fairfax county police just that, again, they're continuing to be in contact with that man and to try to bring this tulle a safe resolution -- this all to a save resolution. live, melanie alnwick. >> the trump family will host the annual white house easter egg roll. the easter egg roll tradition goes back to to the early 1800s. that's
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technological madison invited local children to an egg rolling event on the grounds of the capitol building. president rutherford haze made it a and annual tradition in 1878. >> families not apartment tending the white house easter egg roll have the fashion sal zoo as an option. it's family day at the zoo. it's a tradition that dates back nearly were unhundred years when african-american families barred from the white house went to the zoo. family day begins at 10 o'clock. there will be an easter egg hunt with lots of prizes for the kids and they can take part in animal demonstrations and field games. >> president trump's national security adviser h.r. mcmaster says that he doesn't believe in putting troops on the ground zero ya'. russia, iran and syria are warning against the united states launching any new attacks t many in congress are praising the president's strike on syria. arizona senator john mccain hopes the strike is part of a bigger plan. >> for eight years we basically did nothing in response to some of the most horrendous war crimes in
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at least he did something. now i hope that there will be a strategy to follow that up. >> mccain says that the trump administration needs to take a stand against chemical wea weapons. >> ♪ >> d.c. police searching for the suspect in a deadly stabbing. witness say they heard a loud argument and saw a man walk outside of the home. >> in fairfax county this morning an investigation is under way into the death of an inmate at the fairfax county detention center. the 49-year-old woman was that found unresponsive in her cell just after 9:00 a.m. sunday morning. now, police say there were no signs of trauma and the the woman was that found a flown her cell at the time of her death. >> in the wake of its pi highly publicized pr nightmare united airlines is making policy changes. crews cannot remove anyone already on board one of their planes. crew members have to make must ride bookings at least an hour before
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spokesperson for united says the change is to make sure that a situation like the one we saw play out doesn't happen again. united was criticized after video was posted online of a man being dragged off an overbooked flight in chicago last sunday. >> let's talk sports. wizards push towards an nba championship, first one since the 1978-79 season. john wall and the wizards hosting the atlanta hawks in game one of their series. john wall with the nice dunk pass to markeith morris. washington jumped tout a 10-point lead early. morris had 21 points a career high in his playoff play debut. john wall went to the from lane. he scored a playoff career high 32 points also added 14 assists. wizards win 114-107. game two at the verizon center wednesday night. we're rolling right now. >> keep it rolling. >> all right. 4:35 is our time. so, caitlin i will admit i don't often think of sunblock and easter in the same
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yesterday, right. >> absolutely, yeah, you needed it. 89 was the high temperature here in washington, probably the warmest easter i can remember around here. no official date on that. 68 in reagan, 65 dulles, 70 bwi. it is still incredibly mild and kind of humid out there this morning. radar still shot shows a couple showers, very light but just west of washington and western montgomery county, southern loudoun county, western fairfax county and then some back up across the 81 corridor. few showers by baltimore and this is along a cold front thatological spread some showers in during the morning hours. so, your bus stop forecast before school temps in the exhibits. you'll needle the umbrella. showers move through during the noon hour and we slowly clear out after school, temperatures in the 70's so still looking mild. erin of course tracking all those morning showers for you on the roads. good morning. >> caitlin, not looking forward to the monday morning commute. what that's going to do to it. hoping for a little bit of
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unfortunately waking up to problems. this is 66 on the eastbound side. the ramp to the beltway dealing with a crash involving a tractor-trailer. police are out there to. the left lane gets by but slowly. use a little caution there. good news is volume is light enough that we're not seeing any traffic backups just yet. just one vehicle moving by. we'll switch over to our maps right now. aside from that everything is all green all good. we're quiet. keep in that mind safe track surge 14 kicks in at 5:00 a.m. today impacting the green line. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you wisdom and holly. >> coming up on fox5 news morning life at the environmental protection agency remains tense as the president looks to make more changes. >> prince harry opens up about the death of his mother princess diana. >> the time right now is 4:37, 68 degrees is the temperature. speed racer on a monday morning? interesting. >> gets you going. i like it. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> 4:00 a.m. 39 is our time right now let's go ahead and see what's hot on the web on this monday. stories you're already engaging with the most this morning on social media. >> first up, american manufacturers are pointing the finger at the environmental protection agency telling the trump administration the agency's regulations are holding them book from boosting their business. in a memo submitted in january the epa accounted for more than half the suggestions for easing and trimming regulations. the epa's high cost, high impact regulations have harmed businesses. >> next up, the hits just keep coming from united airlines. and agree.are reports a bride- agree-- groom were kicked off a flight after they moved a empty tree let a sleeping passenger nap in their seats. united airlines claims they were trying sit in upgraded seats without paying. the couple claims they returned to their seats calming before the marshall
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reportedly flying to costa rica for their wedding on saturday. >> a man arrested for using the f word in front of an elderly woman. according to the arrest report obtained by a local newspaper there, this is apparently disturbing the peace. now, louisiana law defines disturbing the peace as directing any offensive or annoying words to another person who is lawfully in a public place. he faces up to 90 days in jail an fine of up to $100. >> prince harry has revealed it took him nearly 20 years to really deal with the loss of his mother. in an interview the prince says he finally sought counseling after two years of total chaos. he also says he took up boxing as a good way of letting out aggression. >> and finally which state pays the most in taxes? how about our very own district of columbia. last year d.c. paid uncle sam $37,000 per person in federal income payroll and
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taxs. now, the next closest state was delaware had 16,000 per person: never would have guessed that about delaware. >> ouch. >> not surprised about d.c. >> exactly. coming up on fox5 news morning thousands stop to honor the victims of the virginia tech shooting. >> beloved piece of life and history them frederick county is getting ready to reopen. >> let's take a live look across the d.c. region on this monday morning. time right now is 4:42. pretty pleasant outside. could have some raindrops today, though. caitlin is going to tell us more about that on the other side. fox5 news morning coming right back. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning, we got some breaking news. a standoff in northern virginia. police concerned about a man in a home in fairfax county with children inside. this is an ongoing situation and we are there live. >> also breaking this morning the hunt is on for this man, the suspected killer in cleveland accused of shooting an elderly man, shooting him to death and letting the world see it on facebook. >> immigration debate. a local city council is preparing to share its view of immigration and the battle over so-called sanctuary cities. >> we got a live look outside. we want to say good morning to you. time to wake up and get ready for the start of a new week with that live look outside right there. we're expecting another warm day but first we have to
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with some precipitation just a little bit to get through that. you got to go through it to get to it. >> words of wisdom already on this once morning. we're happy you're with us. we've got caitlin roth in to town, we've got erin como working the streets. caitlin good to see you. >> great to see you both. and i love that words for weather, words for life, you know, you got to get through the bad stuff to get to the good stuff, right. you got to wait it out. be patient. good things come to those who wait today because we already have showers right now, very mild, a lot of moisture in the air. a couple showers, 68 degrees. you can see on radar it's not much. the past three hours has shown some of that light rain tracking through. and i think through about mid morning hours we're going to have some showers around here so your afternoon manner for your monday, day after easter, headed back to work and school 67 degrees with lingering showers, rain is over by afternoon. we'll see late day clearing. it s
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74. got to get through the morning commute as well. for now let's go to erin. >> caitlin, the good news is vain not causing any problems yet. use caution. watch for slick spots. we have a crash involving a tractor-trailer. this is on the ramp from 66 eastbound to the beltway. the left lane getting by right shoulder blocked. as you head to the outer loop please give yourself some extra time to get there. aside from that we'll move over to our maps. no other crashes in the district maryland or virginia. we have safe track surge 14. this will be the first week day impacted by the green line. no trains between prince george's plaza and greenbelt shuttle service replaces that. no yellow plus service. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. holly and wisdom. >> happening right now a standoff situation unfolding in fairfax county. >> a man has apparently barricaded himself inside his home. fox5's melanie alnwick is lie on the scene with the latest details on this story. mel. >> reporter: good morning, guys t this has been going on since about 8 o'clock last night. what we understand from fairfax county police is that a man, a
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of the few houses behind me here on culpeper street in the fort hunt section of alexandria, virginia, fairfax county down here in the southern tip, that man was on the phone with somebody and that person on the other end thought the man was experiencing a mental health crisis. reached out to fairfax county police. police came with an emergency custody order which meant they could take that person in for a mental health evaluation without him being charged with anything, to kind of check him out, see how they're doing. when they arrived to serve that emergency custody order tand to bring that person in, that's when the barricade situation happened. the homeowner refused to come out. we understand that there are also maybe two young children inside the home. don't know if there are any weapons involved but we can tell you negotiators are on the scene and they have been in contact with the homeowner again hoping that all of this they can bring it to a very peaceful resolution. we still continue
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sirens in the background. don't know if those are from ambulances or arriving police cars but a lot of surrounding streets completely filled with emergency response vehicles. we've seemed to have found a little quiet place right here for now. we'll get more information from fairfax county police and bring it to you as we get it. live in fairfax county, i'm melanie alnwick fox5 local news. >> 4:49. it was a somber weekend at virginia tech the university remembering the shooting that killed 32 students and faculty. virginia governor terry mcauliffe and other leaders laid a wreath on the campus to remember those who'll died. students and faculty turned out for candlelight vigil on saturday. the names of each victim were read aloud. a similar and candlelight service was held sunday morning at the april 16th memorial on campus. current and former students came out tom honor the victims. >> happening today, the city of hyattsville is one step closer to becoming a sanctuary city. the city council will ve
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undocumented immigrants. >> happening today in frederick maryland a ribbon cutting ceremony to reopen the newly repaired roddy road bridge. the covered bridge has been under repair since late last year. it was closed to the public after a box truck struck the bridge back in june. the county is inviting citizens to attend the ceremony at 3 o'clock this afternoon. >> 4:50 is the time. coming up on fox5 news morning, the holiest day on the christian calendar is celebrated around the world. >> the latest installment of a hyland -- highly successful movie franchise could prove to be at the highest grossing movie in the series. >> the time is 4:50, the temperature 68 degrees. back in a moment. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> 4:52. christians around the world celebrated their holiest holiday on sunday. this was the scene as faithful gathered the the church of the holy sepulcher is jerusalem. service was also held in bethlehem in the west bank of the church of the nativity the place where christian tradition says jesus was born. this year easter is celebrate the on the same day by both catholics and eastern orthodox worshipers. it coincides with jewish passover. >> 10s of thousands of catholics celebrated easter mass in saint peter's square at the vatican. pope francis broke with tradition and mostly improvised his homily. he said it is common for people to ask where god is when there is no -- so much suffering in the world going on. the pope said we need to have faith and relax. the pope also c
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end to the horror and death in syria. and he also prayed for the world leaders to end the trade of weapons. >> sunday was a special -- was that special i should say for another reason among the catholic community. america's benedict xvith turned 90. he announced his decision to step down in 2016. pope benedict was the first german pope to run the chump in a thousand years. >> franchise with the fast cars has another paying at a hit on his hands. the latest release could be the biggest box office smash of all time. the fate of the fewer use earned about $100 million in the united states but it's even bigger overseas. including international receipts it's expected to take in a total of $533 million which would be the number one opening weekends of all time bigger than "sta
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force awakens" and jurassic world. the boss baby is in second place beauty and the beet in third with about $14 million. this scene right here amazing. look at how holly is looking at me. >> it's the eighth one. >> i know. >> laugh. >> caitlin, it's the eighth one. >> i know, it's crazy, yes. >> it's a guy movie. >> i guess 'cause i've never seen any of phlegm me neither. >> and i'm judging from afar, i will admit that. >> and i'm at that same distance, caitlin, i'm just saying. >> you got to see it, though. the fights are amazing. >> just that sentence alone, the fights are amazing, i don't know wisdom if that's going to really get me to see sit. thanks for trying. let's recap yesterday. easter sunday a warm one going down in the books. 89 at reagan national ú3 degrees shy of a record, 86 dulles t-89 at bwi. our normal high by the way for mid april 67 so an incredibly warm easter sunday. hopefully you had a wonderful weekend. it's 69 out in washington right now, 71 in
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in manassas where we have showers north and west. it is very warm and still pretty humid. we have a cold front approaching bringing this band of showers that are making it into portions of montgomery county, loudoun county and fairfax county edging inside the beltway into the district t a little bit of light rain is expected for your commute. expect that on and off through the morning. the rain should end after the noon hour and then we'll slowly clear out, turn partly cloudy by the end of the day. 74 for a high temperature. cooler towards our south, 66 annapolis, 65 in quantico but warmer weather on the seven-day forecast. that is still ahead. erin. >> caitlin, right now 4:56 and we're still tracking this crash on the ramp from 66 eastbound to the beltway involving a semi truck. right lane, right shoulder blocked. left lane gets by. you can see traffic is moving along at speed. just use caution past that crash. you can see some folks out of their vehicle. we'll move to our maps. we are crash free. things looking good in montgomery county on 270, fifty five t safe track surge 14 metro service kicks in at 5 o'clock this
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no trains between prince george's plaza and greenbelt. free shuttle service. no yellow rush plus service. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter t holly and wisdom. >> thanks erin. 4:56. vice president mike pence receives a firsthand look at the military buildup along the korean peninsula. >> new procedure. united airlines issues new guidelines for passengers and crew to prevent another forced removal. >> as we head to break let's look live again outside across the d.c. region on a monday as people are getting up and going. 4:57 is our time right now, 68 degrees. fox5 news morning back right after this. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪♪ z2c5pz z16fz
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> braking right now, a standoff in northern virginia has police concerned about a man in a home with children inside. we're live at this developing scene. >> also breaking this morning the hunt is on for the cleveland killer a man suspected of shooting an elderly man, shooting him to death and letting people see it on facebook. we have some updates. >> nba playoffs 2017. washington wizards played mediocre basketball keeping their fans on edge. but they won. >> that's the bottom line. all you need. >> all that matters. >> one at a time. outscoring the other team that's all that matters. >>ur


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