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after a deadly quake killed thousands. hot and humid today but big changes are headed this way. metro's monday meltdown. what commuters need to know before heading out this morning. the youngest mayor in maryland's history is sworn in today at the age of 19. and tommy mcfly shows us all how we can get involved in this year's police week. the news starts now. good morning. welcome to wusa9 at 6:00 a.m. take a look at your screen right now, this beautiful sunrise. >> oh, gosh. >> the bug is loving it, too. >> our special guest. >> it's tuesday, may 12. i'm andrea roane. today is going to feel more like summer than spring. we're talking temperatures approaching 90. >> brace yourself for the warmest day of the year. here to help you prepare accordingly, we have larry miller and allyson rae.
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allyson, you're tracking a huge temperature change. >> we're going to be almost 20 degrees cooler through the afternoon. what a difference it will make. i think that spider lives there. maybe we'll see him again before the morning is over. 71 degrees. we're going to see sunshine today and if we do see a stray shower, it will be through southern maryland and the northern neck as the front comes through. otherwise dry, sunny and very breezy and hot of course. 79 degrees by 9:00. by lunch time # 6. it -- time 86. it will be near 90. once we get past 86 it will be the warmest day of the season so far. want to let metro riders know everything is running on schedule this morning. metro center is now back open as a result of that fire activity yesterday. buses running on schedule as well. want to take you to 270 between montrose road and the spur where we have a tractor-trailer accident causing some pretty significant delays along i-270.
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that's where we see sky 9 right now. we're asking drivers to add anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes to your drive time as a result of this accident. we'll have another update for you in about ten minutes. we are following breaking news out of nepal. the country has been struck by another earthquake. >> a 7.4 quake ended up striking around midday near the chinese border between the capital of kathmandu and mount everest. a number of buildings collapsed. at least four people have been confirmed dead. this earthquake of course comes nearly one month after the april 125 quake which killed more than 8100 people at last check and injured more than 17,000. >> reporter: i'm nikki burdine live at metro center where believe it or not i have good news for commuters. metro center is back open and running. the trains have already started running here. quite a different here from what we experienced yesterday when we had the nightmarish commute for people all across
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the board starting yesterday morning. today again we are good to go but yesterday metro suspended service between rosslyn and foggy bottom due to schmoke in the tunnel. that stopped trains on the orange, silver and blue lines. we spoke to riders yesterday who say their typical short commute on metro took them hours. >> awful, awful. i mean, everyone is trying to get to work right now. >> reporter: how long have you been waiting? >> probably about an hour or two. >> i was trapped inside of a train for more than half an hour myself just waiting to get here. we're getting closer to arlington. that's when you can smell things, see things. it was crazy. >> reporter: once again good news for you commuters. we are sitting pretty so far. no alerts, no delays to tell you about. in fact, it's kind of calm out here. we have a violinist playing in metro center. we'll keep you updated on any delays we hear about what's happening here. but for now you're good to go. i'm nikki burdine, wusa9.
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d.c. police are trying to figure out if a sexual assault suspect was an uber driver or if it was someone pretending to be one. a woman claims she was soughted by a man driving a car with an uber sticker in northeast. she got into the car sunday morning just before 3:00 but the man refused to let her out and then assaulted her. uber says they're working with police to track down this driver. a robville couple found dead in -- rockville couple found dead in their home were stabbed to death. richard and julianne vilardo were found dead in their home sunday. the killer or killers likely entered the home through a window in the back. police aren't saying if they were targeted or this was a random violent act. bob mcconnell's appeal of his conviction happens in richmond this morning at 9:30. the defense team arguing their case before a three-panel judge. three-judge panel rather. mcdonnell was sentenced to two years in jail after the jury found the exgovernor guilty of
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federal bribery. he and his wife, maureen, accepted more than $177,000 in loans and gifts from a wealthy businessman. despite their sentencing neither one of them has spent one day in jail indicating the judge believes their appeal has some kind of merit. mcdonnell will argue he did nothing illegal, only that the businessman was treated to courtesies. the defense team believes the trial judge adopted an overly broad definition of official act. maureen mcdonnell, the former first lady was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison. she is also free pending her appeal. that date has not been scheduled yet. ail have much more on the governor's case coming up at 6:30, delia goncalves, wusa9. >> thank you, delia. new england patriots tom brady has been suspended for four games and the patriots have been fined $1 million plus the first and fourth round draft picks. that's the punishment handed
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down by the league for deflategate good patriots owner bob kraft called the punishment excessive and you can bank on bready appealing it according to his agent. he claims the wells report was flawed. susan mcginnis reports. >> reporter: fans are reacting to the n.f.l. 's punishment for new england patriots star quarterback tom braidsy. some defending him. >> everyone does the deflategate. they all do it. he just got caught. >> he's done a wonderful job for the patriots. to hang him out to dry like this is not fair. >> reporter: brady was socked with a four-game suspension for knowingly using deflated footballs at last season's afc championship game after the league's investigation found breedy at least generally aware of a plan to deflate balls below the minimum allowed level. the legal also cited brady's failure to cooperate. the patriots will pay a million dollar fine and lose two draft picks. while some analysts say the league is sending a message players will be held accountable for violating rules, it's the league many
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fans are angry with who see brady punished harshly than rice after he assaulted his if i san say-- >> any an say-- >> assaulting his fiance. >> i've had it with the league the way it operates. this is just a joke. it's an embarrassment. >> reporter: last night patriots owner bob kraft says the super bowl's mvp has the team's support. emergency teams in texas are using cadaver dogs to search for anyone who might still be missing after sunday's powerful tornado. >> the searches continue as the entire southwest prepares for yet another round of powerful storms. we'll have more on that coming up. >> but first here's allison with a look -- allyson with a look at what could be our hottest day since last september. >> we haven't reached 90 degrees since september so here we go with another warm day. back to the upper 80s by lunch time. winds out of the west,
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deliciously roasted just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with and reach for the one you deserve. welcome back. ten minutes after 6:00. lots of sunshine today. we'll see a very breezy day as well. take a look at your michael & son camera. a gorgeous start and it's going to be hot. 17 degrees. highs today near 90 degrees. we're not tracking any rain except for areas off to the south. coming up a cooldown. larry, over to you. a trouble spot affecting drivers out in clinton, merchandise midthis morning. branch avenue, this is route 5, the northbound side we have two lanes blocked as a result of an
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accident. drivers trying to get by. looks like the center lane is blocked. we're asking drivers to add 10 to 15 minutes to your drive time. another update in about ten minutes. in the news right now we're going to get to some of that very shortly. >> another round of thunderstorms expected to bring heavy rains to parts of texas today. these new storms come as people in the town of van and other towns in the southwest clean up from tornadoes and flooding. >> let's check in with allyson. >> cooler temperatures lining up headed our way. i'm time it out for
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6:146789 change of seasons within less than 24 hours a. steamy summer and refreshing spring? >> finally spring returns to the forecast. it's been feeling summer as of late. today of course it will feel like summer. near 90 degrees this afternoon. let's take a look at how we're starting off. this is a beautiful start. if you're not a fan of the hot and humid weather, well, just wait. tomorrow is going to be absolutely perfect for you. 71 degrees. look at that temperature, 71. that's about where we're going to top out tomorrow. so a big dive, about 20 degrees
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difference. when temperatures change that fast in a short amount of time, you know it's going to be breezy so breezy today, winds out of the west, southwest at 20 miles per hour turning out. the northwest later on tonight and that brings the low humidity. so it is going to be pretty humid for at least the first half of the day. 71 for d.c. 65 for baltimore. 68 for annapolis and as you head off to the west, winchester at 68 and front royal you're at 64. near 90 today. it's hot for sure. no escaping that once we get past 86, hottest day of the season. we haven't reached 90 since last september. a lot of places will stay into the upper 80s, though. take a look at your futurecast. if we do see a stray shower, it is a front coming through. a pretty dry one for us. we a see a stray somehow for southern maryland or the northern neck but most areas will be pretty dry. a few clouds hanging around through lunch time and then it's going to be pretty sunny through the afternoon. by 5:30, your drive home, temperatures into the mid- to upper 80s approaching near 90 degrees and very breezy. with those northwesterly winds by tonight and first thing
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tomorrow, we wake up into the 50s. might have to grab the jacket. it's at least going to feel much different than it has been the past couple of mornings. 90 today. 73 for tomorrow. cooler and breezy. 73 degrees. that's a big drop, almost 20 degrees. for thursday 74 degrees but we lose the wind so that's going to be absolutely perfect weather. 76 for friday. then this weekend we return to the 80s and looks like we're going to have another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms both saturday and sunday. we'll keep you updated on the weekend forecast. larry, you have a lot to talk about. >> lots going on this morning. marc train ride hers, you are -- riders, you are free and clear. vre also running on schedule. metro riders, you are on schedule as well. those of you traveling the inner loop of the beltway, a 20- minute commute this morning dolley madison to baltimore avenue. and a 20-minute commute prince william parkway to 20th street
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northwest. from joplin to i-395 a 21- minute commute there. no issues on i-395 as you make your way to the 14th street bridge and into town. in prince george's county no issues going on along a, the bw parkway or 95 on the maryland side. if you're traveling from collington avenue to penn street northeast, you're looking at a 17-minute. this is i-395 here i should say at 7100 in newington. no issues there. just volume building up mainly in dale city. i want to take you back right now to i-270 at montrose road. we had told you we had had that tractor-trailer accident between montrose road and the spur. that's cleared up. the tractor-trailer is now on the shoulder. traffic is now moving again. we're now giving the all clear for i-270 so no issues there this morning. so things on the whole starting to fizzle out for the most part. we still have the issue going on in clinton, maryland. this is at route 5 at surratts
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road. we'll have another update at the top of our 6:30 half-hour. texas has already been pummeled by severe weather this week. now there's another round of storms in the forecast for that region. >> these new storms come as people in the town of van and other towns in the southwest area of the state clean up from tornadoes and flooding. don champion has more from texas. >> reporter: rescue crews in van, texas continue search efforts into the night even though everyone is accounted for cadaver dogs are being used to scour can debris -- scour debris just in case. >> with the amount of damage, it's important to check and recheck what we've done to make sure we don't miss anybody. >> reporter: the tornado leveled about a third of the tiny told killing 60-year-old david tafley and his brenda. the couple moved to van after retiring. in the wake of the storm victims are trying to protect what little they have left. police put a curfew in police
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and have set up check points. >> i've seen a bunch of folks here today i've never seen before. they may be here looking for an opportunity. >> reporter: in neighboring arkansas where an ef12 tornado hit, many people are coming together. in the town of nashville, a good samaritan handed out hundred dollar bills to storm victims. >> it's g. i mean, it's -- i know it's not a whole bunch of money and a lot of money but it is going to help my sister and her kids. >> reporter: even more severe weather threatens to hamper cleanup efforts later this week. don champion, cbs news, van, texas. in the colorado theater shooting trial, the jury has now seen evidence from insides the apartment james holmes. prosecutors focused on evidence they claim shows holmes preplanned the attack. one piece of evidence, a calendar with a circle around a specific date. >> on the 20th it's circled with the number one inside of it. >> july 20 was of course the day of the shooting.
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prosecutors also showed evidence of weapons purchases with instruction booklets on how to use them. the defense has rested in the punishment phase of boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. his lawyers put death penalty opponent sister helen prason on the witness stand. she says no one deserves to suffer as the a federal jury must decide whether tsarnaev will be put to death or spend the rest of his life in jail. the man acquitted in the killing of trayvon martin was involved in another shooting. george zimmerman told police someone shot at his car yesterday afternoon in lake mary, florida. zimmerman wasn't hit but was slightly injured by the glass from his broken car window. so far no charges have been filed. fans were calling it reopening day in baltimore. a return to camden yards following two weeks of turmoil in charm city after the protests over freddie gray's death. after that recent unrest forced the team to play one game in front of an empty stadium, now
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fans are saying they're ready to heal. >> we went through a turmoil this past two weeks and we just want to come out here and show that baltimore it fun. >> and fun it was. the orioles beat the toronto blue jays 5-2. lowering the curtain on a reality tv favorite. american idol will end next year with its 15th season. fox confirmed the news yesterday. the show remered in 2002 to excellent ratings but the numbers have slipped in recent years. it launched the careers like kelly clarkson, carey underwood and even a lose near jennifer hudson who went on to win an oscar. new auction records in the books. last night the pointed man scut tur sold for more than -- sculpture sold for more than $141 million at christies auction house in new york and the women of algiers went for
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-- [indiscernible] >> way above my pay grade. today could be the day we hear an announcement about the obama presidential library. >> they're some of the most popular vehicles on the road but will your mid-size suv keep you safe? we'll take a look whether we return. >> first let's check in with allyson. >> thanks, nick. it's warm and sunny. i can hear the birds chirping. we're headed to near 90. very breezy. we will track some cooler weather. ♪ deidre & the dark - classic girl plays in the background ♪
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in case you missed it, mid- size suvs make for some of the most comfortable rides but some better than others. >> a tougher crash test began in 2012. >> reporter: the nissan morono earn add good rating. it protected the driver the best. out of the seven suvs tested in its latest round of crash simulations. >> the airbags did what they're supposed to do to keep the head out of harm areas way. >> reporter: the ford flex and the jeep wrangler four-door also received high marks for
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safety. >> the automakers are making changes to provide better protection in these kinds of crashes. >> reporter: the institute tested what happens when a vehicle's front corner collides with another car or object. analysts say it simulates the most common type of crash. >> when you look around at junk yards to vehicles that have been in crashes you rarely see the kind of damage that occurs from a flat wall. >> reporter: but not every vehicle held up well. the dodge durango, jeep cherokee and honda santa fe got marginal ratings with the dodge journey performing the worst in the work. >> cok participant compartment collapsed -- occupant compartment collapsed around the driver. >> reporter: the institute says many automakers have made safety improvements particularly to airbags and the front structure of their vehicles. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> this is the second group of mid-size suvs tested by the institute. last year the tight tight highlander, chevy equinox and
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nissan pactfinder also -- path finder also earned top safety pick. the barack obama presidential library will be built in chicago partnering with the university of chicago. two sides were up for the honor with the south side taking the win. chicago mayor rahm emanuel spoke before the announcement. >> people will be coming for years to come not just to see the library but as a way to remember the past. >> of course this will become the 13th presidential library in history. the first one beginning with president herbert hoover. a couple of local students are competing in the national geography by. 12-year-old carkt carkt is -- abhinav karthikeyan is in the bee for a third year and jacob wall, a sixth grader at the british school of washington also in the bee. today is the final preliminary round for the state champs. then tomorrow ten finalists will try for the national title
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. it is 6:28. good morning. welcome back to wusa9 at 6:00 a.m., tuesday, may 12. i'm andrea roane. today may well be one of the hottest days we've experienced since last september maybe getting into the 90s. >> then 24 hours later we're talking temps in the 70s. what is going on here. here to walk us through all of this we have allyson rae and larry miller. allyson, how hot is it going to get today? >> it is going to be near 90 degrees for a lot of folks and yeah, 70s tomorrow. just trying to keep ow your toes a little -- keep you on your toes a little bit. sunshine out there. like i've been mentioning if we do see any stray showers, they're going through southern maryland and the northern neck. it's 71 degrees. it is warm and quite humid. it is going to be very breezy today. rain chances today are very slim. you can see what's out here. drizzle if you want to call it
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that, especially for the northern neck and through delmarva. you can see a couple of showers here or there before lunch time. that's it. everybody else will be very sunny. 86 degrees by lunch time. your high today near 90 degrees. yeah, once we get above # 6, it's already -- above 86, it's already the hottest day of the year. if you like 70s, wait till tomorrow. here is larry miller. your time right now 6:29. metro riders, want to let you know we've given the all clear. we'll hear shortly from nikki burdine about metro senator but again metro -- metro center but again metro center is open. an accident northbound side at the fairfax counre we find sky 9 to give us an aerial. that is a two-vehicle accident not causing much in the way of delays, just some minor slowdowns as people are looking at situation. but just use caution as you head out. other parts of town, on i-270 this is shady grove road north of that at montrose road we had
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an earlier accident so that's clear. the all clear for i-270. for those of you traveling intown toward the 14th street bridge, volume starting to bridge as you get to the bridge but no issues as you make your way from the beltway up 395 heading northbound into town. your next update coming up in ten minutes. we are following breaking news out of nepal. the country has been struck by another earthquake. >> a 7.3 magnitude quake struck around midday near the chinese border between the capital of kathmandu and mount everest. a number of buildings collapsed and at least four people we know so far have been killed in the scwaik. the scwaik comes -- quake. the quake comes just a few weeks after the april quake which killed -- [indiscernible] >> reporter: i'm nikki burdine. i have good news for commuters. i don't want to jinx it but all is quiet right now. you see this violinist playing
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over here? that's the only sound we hear. it is so quiet and so calm here. quite a difference than what we had yesterday and throughout the metro system. we had plenty of problems for commuters starting in the morning and ending last night. now, this morning we are good to go but metro suspended service between rosslyn and foggy bottom yesterday due to smoke in the tunnel. that stopped trains on the orange, silver and blue lines. we talked to plenty of riders who said their typical couple- minute commute ended up taking them hours. some of them sat on the train for hours. metro did post an apology to riders yesterday apologizing for the delays and for all the inconveniences. then last night at about 10:30 metro closed metro center and that was also due to smoke in the tunnel as well as power outages. that has all been restored. again everything is good to go. i hope i don't jinx it but if you do take metro center or stop through there, you're looking pretty good right now. we'll keep you updated if we see or hear any problems.
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sweet us if you see anything that we need to know about. live in d.c., i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. the university of california santa barbara was briefly on lockdown overnight after two people were shot and a third attacked at a home near campus. the victims are all men in their 20s. one of the injured is believed to be a suspect. all are expected to recover. the shooting happened before next week's one-year anniversary of an attack where student gunman killed six other students and wounded 14 before committing suicide. shell is one step closer to drilling off alaska's coast this morning. a government agency has given the company the okay to drill six different off shore oil welings. shell still has to obtain other permits from state and federal agents before it begins. virginia's ex-governor asks judges to overturn his conviction and we write his
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legacy. he and his wife were sentenced to federal prison but have been free pending their appeal. legal experts suggest that means the judge considers the appeal a close call. today mcdonnell's lawyers will try to convince the judges there was no corruption here because a virginia businessman got little in return for the gifts and loans he gave the former first lady. but prosecutors say the conviction and sentencing were sound arguing a bribe does not have to be successful to be illegal. the businessman at the center of this trial johnnie williams. he was granted immunity in this case. bob mcdonnell's appeal begins at 89:30 this morning in -- at 9:30 this morning in richmond. delia goncalves, wusa9. an independent investigator is going to review a deadly shooting involving two prince george's county sheriff's deputies. the shooting happened sunday night in the parking lot of cora rice elementary in landover. two sheriff's deputies shot and killed 34-year-old lionel young. deputies say he threatened his
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girlfriend and then rammed his truck into the patrol cars before being shot. a lawyer for a georgetown rabbi who pleaded guilty to voyeurism is asking the judge to sentence his client to community service, not prison. bernard fruendel pleaded guilty to secretly taping dozens of women in a jewish bath. he is scheduled to be sentenced friday. the man who shot president reagan is due in court this morning for closing arguments in the case which could give him his freedom. lawyers for john hinckley, jr. are asking the judge to let him live full-time with his mother in williamsville. right now he lives at st. elizabeth's hospital and spends 17 days a month with his mother. larry hogan is expected to sign the ethan saylor law named for a frederick man with down syndrome. he died two years ago when police took him into custody at a local movie theater.
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the bill will better establish training for first responders in how to handle situations with people who have intellectual disabilities. the ethan saylor center for self-advocates -- [indiscernible] to help police with emergency workers. [ no audio ] there would be no second miracle shot for the wiz kids. the wizardses dropped game four last night to atlanta in front of a disappointed crowd at verizon center. played catchup most of the game. despite a few runs, washington ended up losing by five points and it evens the series at two games a piece as the series shifts back to atlanta for tomorrow night's game five. andrea is keeping the faith and i've learned to follow your lead. >>it's not over till it's over.
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6:36. congratulations to karla jay moore from woodbridge. you are today's facebook fan ever the day. >> karla says she deserves to be today's winner because, quote, i have loved wusa9 news as long as i can remember. my day would not be complete without andrea, nick, mike, leslie, jan, bruce, derek, debra, larry and everyone else on the team. thank you and thank you for running through the roster. >> thank you. you win two tickets to see dave matthews band at jiffy lube live. follow karla's lead. go to our wusa9 facebook page and fill out the form. allyson? >> it is very warm and of course humid right now. we're headed to near 90 degrees. take a look at this. morning clouds and a lot of sunshine. it's hot and breezy today. actually a couple of drizzles out there for the eastern shore, northern neck. but we are talking about a cooldown.
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that's a hard question. (laughing) we are the fay family from chesapeake, virginia. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was
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being with the whole family. it was amazing.
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welcome back. it's just about 20 minutes to 7:00. i'm meteorologist allyson rae. if you like the warm weather, the hot weather, today is your day. if you're ready for spring weather to tbiejly return or -- to finally return or make its first appearance -- i don't know -- it comes tomorrow. another gorgeous start. 71 degrees. winds out of the south, southwest will help us heat up to near 90 today. a couple of stray showers possible for the northern neck. areas south. but everybody else dry, sunny and breezy. we're going to see temperatures head to near 90 but look what's
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behind this in pittsburgh. only 71. we'll talk about that in your full forecast coming up but hey, larry, good morning. good morning. drivers in clinton might see some slowdowns on route 5. that's branch avenue northbound at surratts road where we had two lanes blocked as a result of an accident. the center lane is blocked as well so drivers ever inching -- arisming by. maybe sure you -- are inching by. make sure you add addition ago drive time if that's your typical route. traffic moving freely, no issues here. sky 9 showing how things are shaping up on 50 eastbound. we're starting to see slowdowns for those heading into town. drive times around metro coming up after the seven-day forecast. after years of doubting its existence, doctors are learning how to better diagnose chronic fatigue syndrome. >> plus, you can get involved
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in officers week. >> reporter: at the ripe old age of 22 years old bryce harper has finally come of age. in 2009 he graced the cover of sports illustrated labeled "the chosen one." and now that prophecy is coming to fruition. he leads the national league in home runs and walks and the only thing that seems to stop him now are the injuries that have mounted. now in his fourth season he still hasn't faced a pitcher that is younger than he is. he blasted six home runs during a three-game stretch and he now leads the national league in home runs and walks. it seems as though baseball is watching its next megastar come of age and d.c. baseball fans are the beneficiaries. and that's your nats inside pitch. (music) hey! let me help with that.
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today is chronic fatigue syndrome awareness day, a condition many experts didn't think existed for many years.
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ryan was a busy student. he was council president, captain of the cross-country team and played soccer. but during his junior year everything slowed down. >> just walking, you know, a couple hundred yards would be hugely draining. >> reporter: after months of lower energy, muscle pain and mental fogginess, doctors still couldn't nail down a cause. >> i had to see an infectious disease specialist, neurologist, psychiatrist. >> reporter: he was eventually diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome or cfs. the doctor of the comprehensive sleep are in? arlington says to diagnose cfs, the fatigue must have been around for over six months. it can't be explained by another medical or psychiatric disorder. the fatigue has to be interfering with day-to-day activities and the patient will have four out of eight physical symptoms. >> swollen, tender lymph modes,
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recurring headaches, pain in their muscles and joirchtses, problems with short-term memory or something what we call post exertional malaise. >> reporter: it occurs when someone feels extremely tired 24 hours after act i. for the patient -- activity. for the patient accepting the diagnose is the first major step in accepting the conditioning. many have to deal -- the condition. many have to deal with it for the rest of their lives. only 10% of pairveghts will be complete -- patients will completely be healed. >> about 65% will improve significantly enough to at least have a normal lifestyle. >> most people with cfs get help to better deal with the condition through medication and training. 6:46. time to see what our friends over at cbs this morning are covering. >> our partner gayle king is in new york. she has the preview this tuesday morning. >> hi, gayle. i've got it for you live and in color. does the punishment for tom
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brady go too far? we'll talk with jim gray about the league's message. plus, millions of people every year say that their furniture gets held hostage. that is the word they're using, hostage by the moving company. give me back my couch. the new effort to stop the widespread process and new reasons to enjoy your morning cup of coffee. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. we've all had moves in our lifetime where stuff doesn't make it the way you to the it was going to and then nobody knows nothing about nothing. >> you got it. very good, gayle. we'll be watching. nothing about nothing, you know everything about everything that's about to unfold over the next 24 hours. this is a weather coaster ride. >> i like to call it the weather coaster. hot today. >> we've had it all season long, winter to spring, whatever. >> we went to winter right to summer. we're finally going to get our taste of spring. spring weather fans rejoice.
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it's coming tomorrow. and it's going to stick around for a few days. today is summer and it sure does feel like it already. take a look at our michael & son camera. we're at 71 degrees. it's very humid out there as well. so we are going to see winds out of the south, southwest today. a little breezy as well. it will pick up a westerly component and that's going to help us warm up a. few clouds hanging around this morning and also i want to bring your attention to a few areas of sprinkles. that's it. this is a front coming on through so you can't rule out a shower. areas that will see these showers or drizzles, if you will, up through the northern neck, southern maryland. 90 degrees today but take a look back off to pittsburgh. only 71 today. that's headed our way for tomorrow. northwesterly winds are going to usher in not only the cooler temperatures for tonight, tomorrow and the rest of your workweek but low humidity. so you'll be able to leave the windows open maybe tonight, especially tomorrow night. as we head through the morning hours, a couple of stray showers through the northern
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neck and southern maryland. everybody else is dry. maybe one or two near areas off to the north. it's not a rain maker. it's really all about the temperatures but you can't just rule it out with a cold front coming on through. 6:00 tonight clear skies, very watch. the humidity is dropping. you'll notice by dinner time. first thing tomorrow morning temperatures in the 50s. 90 today. 73 and breezy tomorrow. lots of sunshine. for thursday the winds calm down so it's going to feel great on thursday. perfect spring day. friday not too shabby either. saturday and sunday the showers and the 80s return. hey, larry, i know you have a lot to talk about. a lot is going o. let's start with the good stuff. marc train riders everything running on schedule and vre as well. on the inner loop of the beltway, no issues on both the inner and outer loop, especially if you're heading from leesburg pike to baltimore avenue, a 21-minute commute. eastbound on 66 from chain bridge road into town 20th street northwest a26-minute
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commute there. northbound on 95 from cardinal drive to i-395 a 17-minute commute. we're issue and problem free on i-395 as you make your way to the 14th street bridge so certainly a thumbs up there. for those of you traveling westbound on 50 from mlk highway to kendall street northeast you're looking at a 14-minute commute. let's show you how things are shaping up live right now. this is sky 9 showing us the 66 approaching the beltway. we just have volume building up on the eastbound side but again no issues, no major delays just typical what we would normally see on a tuesday morning. annual dray ya and nick, over -- andrea and nick, over to you. as you probably noticed it's police week and thousands of officers are in town to remember those who have fallen in the line of duty, celebrate their families and show the public what the police do. >> for more on how you can get involved if you'd like to, let's bring in tommy mcfly live at the 94.7 fresh fm studios with a full rundown of events. >> reporter: good morning. it's always a festive time in
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downtown d.c. when thousands of law enforcement officials make their way into town to kind of honor those who were lost and celebrate and remember. tomorrow you can get involved. we can all get involved at 8:00 at their annual candlelight vigil. it's a pretty spectacular thing. we thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world all in their uniforms taking the moment and remembering the 117 law enforcement officials who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2014 and also their families. so it's kind after big supportive event. -- of a big supportive event. that's kind of the best place for the public to get involved and support law enforcement and learn a little bit about the people behind the badge. if you and your family can't make it to vigil tomorrow at 8:00 at judiciary square metro at the police memorial, you can send your support online by sending a message to the website. that link is up at in the 94.7 fresh fm studios, i'm tommy mcfly. back to you guys. >> tommy, thank you. today former virginia
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governor bob mcdonnell makes a last-ditch effort to stay out of prison. >> plus, a new stop on rushern baker's school-to-school tour to
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>> reporter: i'm nikki burdine live at metro center with good news. all trains are back up and running, very different from what we experienced yesterday with delays all over the place starting in the morning and then closures ending last night as late as 10:30 when smoke filled a tunnel and then we also had a power outage here at metro center. but once again things are back open and running no delays so report so far. back to you in the studio. >> reporter: i'm delia goncalves. right now virginia's ex- governor bob mcdonnell getting ready for another day in court n. about two and a half hours his defense attorneys will appeal his corruption conviction. mcdonnell and his wife, maureen, were sentenced earlier this year but have been free pending appeal. some suggest that means the judge finds some merit in their argument. we'll have updates on our wusa9 mobile app. today russian president vladimir putin meets with secretary of state john kerry. the much anticipated meeting since relations between moscow and the u.s. certainly have been strained going back to when the crisis in ukraine
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originally began. the u.s. is a-- has accused russia of supporting separatists with both arms and manpower. tonight and tomorrow prince george's county executive rushern baker will hold public forums to promote his 15% tax hike proposal. tonight he'll pitch his idea at university park elementary school. tomorrow he'll be in fort washington. here is the hot and humid forecast but only for today. 90 degrees. our hottest day of the season thus far. a couple of sprinkles as you head farther south. breezy and dry otherwise and sunshine. tomorrow what a difference. there you go, andrea. 70s for the rest of the week. larry? >> right now an accident blocking the shoulder at branch avenue. this is the northbound side between accokeek road and brandywine road where we're asking drivers to add anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes to your drive time this morning. sky 9 still . /-66 eastbound just as you make your way toward the beltway. no major issues, just the typical volume delays we would
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normally see on a tuesday morning. cbs this morning is next with the latest on this morning's 7.3 earthquake in nepal. >> tom brady benched. the cbs sports team debates the fallout from deflategate. was it too harsh or not enough. >> i don't know. i'm tired of deflategate. >> i'll be back with larry in 25 minutes with traffic and weather updates. >> get your news, weather and traffic 24 hours a day from our wusa9 mobile app. as mike would say, the app is where it's at. >> i'll see i love the taste. always smooth, never bitter. my cup of coffee is always awesome when i go to dunkin'. man: i see the steam rising off the cup 'cause you know it's a fresh pot. man: one cup a day for sure. two if need be. and it's usually "need be." dunkin' -- your place for coffee.
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