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>> looks like it could be busy this afternoon. how about this morning erin. >> the roads are dry but we have the final surge of safe track impacting the red line at 5:00 a.m. we'll check in with that. >> thank you. first this morning we are following a story about a devastating discovery on father's day. fairfax county police finding a body in a residential neighborhood in sterling they believe may be a missing 17-year-old girl. >> investigators searched all day after she was reported missing. our melanie alnwick is live in sterling this morning with the very latest. good morning, mel. >> reporter: good morning. this was a joint effort between fairfax down police and the loudoun county sheriff's office. the teen disappeared about 4:00 a.m. sunday. she left the adam center here just after an early morning event with a group of friends. now, neighbors tell us that she went to south lakes high school and was active in the all dulles area muslim society
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they say the group was going get a bite to eat before beginning their daily fast for ramadhan. they were walking along drainsville road when a man in a car drove up to them. there was an argument. a family friend tells fox5 the man got out and started swinging a baseball bat. they all ran but nabra disappeared. there was a day long search with helicopter k-9 and rescue teams. about 3:00 p.m. the body of a female was found in a fond sterling about 10 minutes from where nabra was last seen. during the search officers stopped a car that was driving as they say suspiciously. 22-year-old darwin martinez torres was arrested as a suspect and later charged with nabra's murder. back out live here at the adams send, this incident really has just broken. everybody's hearts even have a have a attorney general mark hherring put out a statement about this saying the adam center has always welcomed me and nome northern vir
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this feels like an assault on our entire community. words fail at a time like this so we'll all have to do the best we can to surround them with the love and support they've always shown to each of us. a really sad convenient here especially as they are now in that last week of ramadhan. normally things start to get very festive as they go to celebrate the end of ramadhan which would happen toward the end of this week. but now they're all really dealing with this tragic event. live in sterling, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> thanks mel. 4:32 right now is our time and d.c. police need your help to help find a teen who what about missing since last friday. freddie barone was last seen on barnum street northwest. someone contacted authorities saturday to report the 17-year-old missing. police are asking anyone who may know of byron's whereabouts to please give them a call. >> three men accused in the murder of two northwest high school students are set to appear
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courtroom today. 24-year-old edgar garcia, his brother roger garcia and josé canal less yanez are charged with first degree murder. police say retaliation appears to be the motive for the killings. investigators say shadi was resume to have robbed one of the suspect's wives of an ipad last december. police say the night of the shooting suspect roger garcia lured najjar to the shooting scene by arranging to buy his leftover graduation tickets. montgomery county police are still trying to find out the other man was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> the congressman's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious. the house majority whip has been in the hospital since a gunman opened fire on the congressional baseball team last
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scalise was one of five people shot at a teen practice on -- team practice on wednesday. since then he's had several surgeries. the hospital says scalise is responsive and speaking with his family. the section of alexandria where the shooting took place is beginning to return to normal. streets have reopened around simpson pack on east monroe avenue. the park is also back opened except for the large baseball field. that's scheduled to reopen with a ceremony this afternoon followed by a youth baseball all-star game. >> ♪ >> president trump is not -- now believed to be under investigation according to a member of the president's legal team. during a -- shows on sundays political talk shows attorneys jseculo says president trump is not under investigation for obstruction of justice. his statement comes despite a washington post report which claims special prosecutor robert mueller is widening the probe into the 2016 election to
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president trump's son-in-law jared kushner is planning to travel to the middle east this week. kushner wants to pursue a peace deal between the israelis and palestinians. according to white house officials on his ached dam meetings with berth minete net and palestinian president mahmoud abbas. >> 4:35 right now and protests in london as people demand justice for those who died in the tower fire. the five claimed the lives of 58 people. the 24 story building was destroyed in the massive fire. residents say they had complained for years about the risk of a fire at the building. residents say the building had no sprinklers, no fire exits and only one stairwell. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> lawmakers in maryland want to overhaul metro and degree 98 a shared funding plan. as part of the proposal a capitol trust fund would be created. the plan calls for significant
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governance and the oversight changes and asks d.c. and virginia to join maryland. the money would help metro with long term borrowing. >> the reflecting pool on the national paul is that schescheduled to reopened today. it was closed so sit would be cleaned. the pool was drained to help remove a parasite in the water, a parasite which grows on snails was blamed for killing 80 ducks. the same parasite is known to cause skin rashes in humans. >> ♪ >> all right, it's 4:36. getting to you a little late but gary mcgrady you're talking about a steam meme forecast today. >> yeah, warm, muggy and we'll have thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening some of which could be strong and severe. flash flood watch has been issued, too. we'll talk about that. let me show you satellite and radar together. we have fair skies ths morning but very muggy. some rain to the south. some rain to the west. does look like for the most part that will weaken before it gets here. i'll keep an eye on it just in case. we don't want to add rain to th
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81, very warm, muggy. manassas 78. everybody in the 70's and 80's this morning. temperatures later today, we're warming it up. upper 80's. north and west, if the showers come in faster than your temperatures -- then your temperatures won't be nearly as warm as we will be. we'll be able to change that, too. could end up in the 80's there. strong thunderstorms this afternoon, some severe as well. more on the forecast coming up. right now, of course, erin como is in with a look at your traffic on this monday morning. >> 4:37. roads are really quiet. we have a metro update for you. if you're taking metro today, keep in mind starting at 5:00 a.m. even though safe track surge 15 wrapped up the orange line impacted today red line stations closed shady grove and rockville. free shuttle buses available between shady grove and twinbrook through the 25th. again adjustments to the red line. just want to give you a reminder when metro service pension at 5:00 a.m. since this is the first week day we'll be impacted by the red line adjustments. taking a look at the roads wide opened all over. not seeing any problems on 95 as
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395 open the entire stretch. if you have any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. holly and maureen, back to you. >> erin thank you for that. 4:37 is the time. >> coming up on fox5 news morning p-a number of gun owners disturbed by the philando castile verdict protest in minnesota. while the national rifle association remains silent. >> amazon's purchase of whole foods could change how you buy food forever. >> as we head to break let's look live across the d.c. region. a little bit heavy out there this morning. yes, it's 4:38 in the morning and it's already 80 degrees. steamy, steamy, steamy. it's okay. fox5 news morning back right after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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for killing philando castile a black man with a valid permit for a firearm during a traffic stop. in the past, the nra has quickly defended other gun owners who made national news. some gun owners were and troubled by the silence last year asking why they pay fees if the association doesn't protect their rights. >> next up p-more backlash for reality star caitlyn jenner. critics are not happy with the joke she made on friday at the college republican national convention. jenner was asked for comment on the recent congressional baseball shooting in alexandria. at first she condemned the attack and then quipped liberals can't shoot straight. actress debra messing called it shamefully. >> next up amazon now wants to conquer the grocery industry after forking over 13 billion to buy whole foods. experts say it could be a game changer. eventually cutting into profits for other
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chains. >> "wheel of fortune" apologizing followingline backlash over the backdrop it used for its southern charm themed week. the backdrop features a picture of a plantation home with what appears to be slaves standing near the entrance t social media wasn't having it. with tweets saying this is ridiculous. what is happening to our country. in the statement the show's executive producer said we regret the use of this background image and will be replacing it moving forward on any rebroadcasts. >> and finally, the long awaited moment has arrived. can you even stand it, mo? beyoncé and jay-z have welcomed their twin babies. her father matthew knowles friend good day d.c. confirmed the news with a tweet announcing they're here. so far names and sexes have not been revealed and i did hear they were born earlier last week but it was kept quiet. >> wie, the royal family grows apparently.
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>> buzzing with excitement. coming can up, six members of a presidential advisory council resign in protest. >> prosecutors in the cosby sexual assault case are preparing to map out their strategy for a retrial. >> here's a live look across the d.c. region. it is really early, that's waits. it is 4:43 and 80 degrees. back after this. >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> time is now 4:45. a look at the top stories we're following for you today. a van attack on the streets of london being treated as a terrorist incident. police say a 48-year-old man plowed into a crowd of muslim worshipers just leaving a mosque after late night ramadhan prayers. one man was killed 10 injured. >> six members of president trump's advisory council on hiv/aids have resigned saying mr. trump "simply doesn't care." the news broke in a letter to news week. the authors said president trump did not meet with medical experts about the disease while he was a candidate and took down the web site for the office of national aids policy on the day he took office. they say the final straw was the administration's attempts to roll back health coverage. >> prosecutors in the bill cosby sexual assault trial are rethinking their strategy after a mistrial was declared in the case. legal experts say prosecutors will likely reshape their case if they look to file charges a second tim
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saturday after the jury spent six days deliberating failed to reach a verdict. cosby accused of drugging and molesting andrea constand in 2000 tomorrow. cosby claims any contact was consensual. >> a great final round to a great u.s. open. brooks kapka runs away with the title. he tied the open record for low score in relation to par. he finishes at 16 under to win the 2017 u.s. open. >> good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm holly morris. today is monday june 19. >> gary mcgrady is tracking our weather and erin como has got her eye on the roads. what's the headline. >> it's muggy but the headline is for strong even severe thunderstorms late this afternoon. let me show you what's going on for today. 84 by 11:00 a.m. we're 81 now. we could get a little warmer than. 2:00 p.m. 88. we'll reach temperatures in the upper 80's with thunderstorms strong and severe fourth technological late this afternoon as this front comes across. there's
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watch in place for the counties right around d.c. and then in the neighborhoods here, too, so severe weather threat such to an enhanced risk today t-more about that later. here's erin como. >> 4:48 right now and if you're taking metro today keep in mind safe track surge 16 kicked in over the weekend. red line stations closed shady grove and rockville but free shuttle buses available replacing trains between shady grove and twinbrook. no metro delays reported for when their service picks up at 5:00 a.m. roads are quiet. 66 looking good through falls church. all area bridges are quiet. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. back to you holly and maureen. >> ♪ >> want to take you back to the story about the missing herndon teen. a body found yesterday 93 a in a residential neighborhood. >> the devastating discovery fooled day long search by investigators. fox5's melanie alnwick live at the adam center in sterling with the latest . hey, mel. >> reporter: good morning. it appears that the
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call for prayer here is just about wrapping up. fairfax county police say the teen was here at the adam center at an early morning event. she was reported missing around 4:00 a.m. sunday and she left here with a group of friends. now, neighbors tell us that nabra went to south lakes high school and was active in the all dulles area muslim society teen events. they will say the group was going to get a bite to eat before beginning their daily fast for ramadhan. they were walking along drainsville road when man in a car drove up to them. there was an argument. a family friend tells fox5 the man got out and started swinging a baseball bat. they all ran but nabra disappeared. there was a day long search with helicopter k-9 and rescue teams. at 3:00 p.m. the body of a female was that found in a pond in sterling about 10 minutes from where nabra was last seen. during the search an officer stopped a car that was driving suspiciously. 22-year-old darwin martinez torres was
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suspect and later charged with nabra's murder. you can see his picture right here. the incident really just has broken everyone's hearts. virginia attorney general mark herring also putting out a statement saying in part that this unspeakable attack feels like an assault on our entire community and words fail at a time like this, also asking everyone to pull together and surround this community here at the all dulles area muslim society with love and support. live in sterling, i'm melanie alnwick fox5 local news. >> thanks mel. let's go a fox5 exclusive now out of prince george's county. several school board members are calling for a state investigation into what they say is widespread corruption in the school district. >> they claim that fraudulent measures are being taken to boost high school graduation rates and push students through the system. fox5's lindsey watts has a preview of a story you'll only see here on fox5 tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> the administrators
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into my room and were like can you come downstairs right away. i thought there was some kind of emergency and it was because maxwell was there and it was like you're going pull me out of class in the middle of the student visitation to be part of a informational. when maxwell came up to our school with an entourage to celebrate our high graduation rates we all held back laughter. >> your graduation rate for last year 92.39 percent, one of the highest graduation rates in prince george's county. >> i think we're doing an injustice to the students allowing them to graduate when they know they didn't put in the effort. some of us are just being told to change grades. >> they do not have the knowledge to make it into the state school. >> wow, i didn't get this education that i thought i was going to get. >> ♪ >> that's lindsey watts reporting o. you'll see it tonight at 10 o'clock right here on fox5. coming up on
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morning iran strikes back against isis. >> a tale about a race car goes toe to toe with the daughter of zeus. >> it's 4:51, it's hot, yes, it is. it's 80 degrees. that's what's going on. more fox5 news morning after the break. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> 4:54 and iran has launched missiles into eastern syria in response to an attack by isis on iran's parliament. the revenuesary guard warned it would retaliate similarly on anyone else carrying out terrorist attacks in the& country. >> police headquarters in afghanistan were attacked by the taliban. two suicide car bombs killed at least five police officers. one of the explosions was so strong it shattered windows more than 2 miles away. now this comes as the penta
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additional u.s. troops to help fight the taliban in afghanistan. >> comedy fans are mourning the loss of steven furst best known it's a naive fraternity pledge flounder in that animal house. his career included roles in the 80's medical drama saint elsewhere and playing in babylon five. he was just 63 years old. >> cars three, the number one movie at the box office right now. latest installment of the franchise brought in more than $53 million. that's significantly less compared to its predecessors. "wonder woman" fell to second and the tupac biopic all eyes on me was third with slightly more than $27 million. we saw cars three this weekend. it was cute. not as good as the original. it was county. listen. it's monday so that means we're only four days away from friday. and our next zip t
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in annapolis. we would love for you to come out friday june 23rd from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. guess who's going to be there? >> who. >> maureen. >> i am? >> maureen amazing will be there along you with tucker and steve. >> annapolis here we come. be there or be square. all right, gary mcgrady, we don't want to look ahead to friday just yet. >> why not. >> let's talk about the again. >> why not. >> well, it's four days away. it's a nasty tease. >> because friday gives us hope on monday. >> friday looks good. friday weather looks good especially for the morning hours, okay. look, hot and oppressive again today, not as hot or oppressive. we have a flash flood watch in place. three to four localized possible under these heavy thunderstorms, potential this afternoon that some of these thunderstorms could be severe, too, so we'll keep a very close eye on that. right now, though, it's time to get over to traffic. erin como is here with that. hey, erin. >> right now if
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in the fredericksburg stafford area 95 northbound looking good. southbound 95 does have some construction that will be in place through about 5:00 a.m. it's not causing any major slowdowns. again note that the northbound side is picking up. but no major slowdowns just yet. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we'll take a look at 270 next. back to you. >> thank you erin. coming up on fox5 news morning, a wildfire caused by lightning strike devastating portions of portugal. >> and police in the district ask for your help in finding a missing teenager. >> heading to break, a live look across the d.c. region. 4:57 right now, 80 degrees. it's that kind of monday, isn't it? can't get the mouth to work. eyes to work. oh, man, monday, why do you hate me. >> back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning, murder mystery r . the body of a badly beaten teenaged girl is found in sterling. investigators rush to identify her as the members of a muslim called nabra.eve for a girl- >> today a ball field the site hate filled shooting will reopen. >> live look outside. warm air continues today along with some scattered thunderstorms. all right, good morning to you, thank you for joi


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