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closed. what you need to know before heading out this morning. one world trade center officially opens to the public today. bmw, pack yourself. >> we'll show you new technologies that allows cars to park themselves. >> almost no one is going to complain and say gee i sure miss parking. and buying goods made here in the usa. the pop up experience you won't want to miss. the news starts right now. good morning and welcome to wusa9. it's 6:00 a.m. it is friday. may 29th. i'm andrea roane. you can see the haze settling over the city. another warm day on tap. with some storms could make it a wet afternoon commute. but relief. we've got it coming. >> that's right. thanks for parking it right here, just got to ride the heat wave for a few more days i think. allyson rae and if erica grow
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-- and erica grow tracking the commute. but again that commute is going to be a hot one yet again. >> ac is going to be on. today and tomorrow are going to be the last bit of real hot days at least within this seven day forecast. and now we're going to see some changes arrive. so i think it's a welcome king. especially by sunday night. let's take a look at the allergy report. this might look different on monday into tuesday with some more rain headed our way. just some isolated showers and storms this afternoon. the grass, yeah pretty high everything else is moderate. we are going to be looking at showers and storms again this afternoon. 75 degrees. and winds out of the south later on today. here's your planner. near 90 degrees we'll track the showers and storms coming up. here's larry. allyson thanks. so today, will begin work on the arlington memorial bridge right now. so we want the let you know of some possible alternates for you this morning. so you can bypass the delays again the 14th street bridge is an alternate this morning.
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the roosevelt bridge. boreal we think the best suggestion is for you to take anywhere from 20 to 25 minutes and add that to the commute time so that you can get to the the destination on time. another update for you in about ten minutes. and our top story this morning as you heard from larry, part of the arlington memorial bridge is closed this morning. so crews can get started on some emergency repears. here's what you can -- repairs, here's what you can expect. both curb side lanes and four feet of the adjoining sidewalks along the bridge are now closed. crews will fix corrosion problems on the bridge's support beams and these closures will be in place until that repair work is done. there's also a new ten ton load restriction which eliminates most bus traffic indefinitely. these repairs come after an inspection revealed load bearing support beams that no longer meet standards. significant deterioration was also found on the concrete deck of the 83-year-old bridge. and as you can see right now traffic is pretty light blue it is expected to -- but it is expected to pick up throughout the morning and more repairs are on the way coming in july.
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that's when crews will add new support beams to smooth out the roadway surface and they'll also strengthen the sidewalks. those repairs were originally scheduled for september, but they have been been moved up to july since. reporting live, vanessa herring, wusa9 news. attention morning commuters. on 295 north, police need your help identifying the 95 north killer. it happened yesterday morning during the morning commute on this stretch near exit 1 between d.c. water and the naval research laboratory. let's take a look at some dramatic video of that scene yesterday. the driver of the black suv with virginia tags who was killed in this drive-by is 50- year-old pedro melendez alvarado of alexandria. his passenger survived. police say the two men were followed by a dark colored sedan from virginia as they traveled into the district. numerous 911 calls came in from
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commuters who witnessed this shooting but police need more information so they say if you were on this stretch of 295 between 8:45 and 8:55 yesterday morning, and may have seen that black suv with virginia tags being followed by a dark colored sedan, call them right away. much more on the investigation coming up in the next half hour, delia goncalves, wusa9. a local reporter is being remembered this morning as an accomplished young woman and beloved daughter. she was gunned down on the streets of washington. charnice milton worked for capitol community news and she was shot and killed wednesday night on good hope road in southeas >> what does one for you? with a sense of saturdayness and emptiness that you just lost the most precious cargo god's ever given you. >> police say the 27-year-old reporter was not the shooter's intended target and in fact millton's father says quote out of cowardice a young man grabbed his daughter and put
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himself between the bullet and -- her life. former speaker of the house dennis hastert is facing federal criminal charges involving hush money and lying to the fbi about it. hastert was the longest serving speaker having a job from 1999 to 2007. a car with plates that read speaker sped past the reporter last night outside dennis hastert's home. the former speaker still hasn't commented on allegations he agreed to pay millions of dollars to silence a longtime acquaintance and then lied about it to the fbi. according to a federal indictment. hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in order to compensate for and conceal his prior misconduct against individual a.. this sounds like it would be the equivalent of hush money. >> he was paying money in exchange for rson not coming forward. >> the indictment does not describe the misconduct and does not name the person hastert gave the money to. the court papers do say individual a. is from
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yorkville, illinois. the same illinois town where hastert was a high school teacher and wrestling coach from 1965 through 1981. according to the indictment from 2001 through 2012, hastert made 15 $50,000 withdrawals of cash from his local bank in illinois. and then started withdrawing the money in smaller age crepts to avoid -- increments to avid detection, by the end of last year he had allegedly withdrawn more than $1.7 million, he lied to the fbi when questioned about the money. he said he didn't trust the banking system. hastert faces five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each charge in he is found guilty of lying to the fbi. no date has been set for his first court aimportance yet. the former speak -- appearance yet. the former speaker reportedly resigned from the lobbying position he held in d.c. since he left office. the state's gone from dealing with drought in texas to getting water. along thehearteddest hit areas
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was of course wimble lee. now incorporating drones and other new technology in their search efforts. >> we can get into areas that we can't get people into. and look for certain things with our cameras and our sensors. >> much-needed good news in texas. the blanco river does appear to be slowly receding but in other parts of texas the risk of dangerous -- risk of dangerous flooding is just beginning. a recorded interview with a psychiatrist could prove to be the most important piece of evidence in the colorado theater shooting trial. >> the army's top general doesn't believe human error played a role in live anthrax spores being shipped across the country. >> erica, how's the weather looking? >> looks like another day where we could deal with some showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon through the early evening hours, yesterday's activity was very spotty. today i think we'll see a few more of the thunderstorms. high temperatures in the upper 80s today. that humidity remains high and a little bit of relief tomorrow. not from the heat, but from the storms. allyson will have those details
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coming up in the first alert
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welcome back. it's 6:10. i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. hot and humid again today. with the threat for afternoon and evening thunderstorms this pattern just keeps repeating. current temperature is 75 in downtown washington. 69 in waldorf and in andrews and it's 64 degrees right now in hagerstown. as we head through the afternoon the pop-up showers and storms will start to develop. yesterday very isolated in nature. today they'll be isolated again. but i think we'll see a little bit more activity than we saw yesterday. so if you didn't get wet yesterday, don't count it out for today. a high of 89 degrees that's also your temperature at 3:00 p.m. you won't believe the drop in temperatures that we have in the first alert seven day
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forecast. allyson will talk about that in a few minutes. right now it is time again for timesaver traffic and larry miller. no issues in prince george's county this morning and of course good morning to you if you're heading westbound on 50 going through bowie, mitchellville into town, no issues there this morning. bw parkway free and clear of any problems and 95 parkway looks great as well. a live look right now at 50 you can see traffic is fairly light for the most part. for those of you traveling the southern maryland, out in 301 and route 5 no issues there this morning. just volume building up. over to you. vehicles involved in the massive takata air bag recall have been released. >> and soon volvo is going to be able to say made in the usa.
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it's still pretty humid and take a look at the beach forecast. if you are going to ocean city, upper 70s for friday and saturday. little bit of rain possible sunday night but i think you get some good beach days out of it. also through bethany beach. upper 70s for friday and saturday and again rain expected sunday night. i think you'll have some good beach time all three days. showers and storms are expected this afternoon. isolated though and especially for areas off to the west, 75 degrees winds are going to turn out of the south. here comes the weather changer for the end of the weekend and it will change things up for next week. we have a cold front lining up headed our way. it's up fortunately bringing more -- unfortunately bringing more rain in texas but some decent rain for us sunday night into tuesday morning. today more of the same. showers and storms will develop as early as just after lunchtime. this is 2:00. showers are lining up along 66 through the shenandoah valley. and they'll linger around through your dinner hour of course and then fade away as the sun sets. a different story on saturday.
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we're still hot and we're still humid. back to near 90 degrees again. but we're going to be a lot drier. notice how it's only areas off to the west are going to see some showers on saturday. so if you make outdoor plans on saturday you are going to be dry but very hot once again. on sunday we have a cold front that's going to arrive in the evening hours and it sticks around for monday. it stalls out and we'll see some rain sunday night monday into tuesday morning. temperatures are below average for a few days. all right what arely over to you. -- larry over to you. thanks. the time right now 6:16. metro riders everything is on schedule this mortgage. a good start there. on the inner loop of the beltway wearier and problem free. especially going to be ming from the boulevard to baltimore avenue. a 21 minute commute this morning. no troubles eastbound unnailing 66 just looks like -- on i-66. a 3 # minute commute this morning. northbound on 95, that was from dumfries road up to i-395 i
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believe that was 13 or 14 minutes? probably does about that. on a rather from westbound from crane highway to eighth street northwest a 21 minute commute. a live look range now shows you things on i-66 on the fairfax county parkway. again no issues that are going to impact the morning commute. your next update in about ten minutes. mike? thank you larry. good morning everyone. it's 6:17. this is mike hydeck with some of the things we have in the news right now. the trial of the colorado theater shooter james holmes now turns to whether or not he was legally sane when he killed 12 movie goers and injured dozens of others two years ago. as rick sallinger reports -- >> do you remember the day you were arrested? >> yes. >> what day was that? >> july 20th, 2012. >> reporter: for 22 hours, dr. william reid interviewed james holmes. concluding he suffered from a serious mental illness. but was sane. >> whatever he suffered from.
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it did not prevent him from -- from forming the intent and knowing what he was doing and the consequences of what he was doing. >> reporter: the subject of the mass shooting only came up briefly in this first interview when the psychiatrist asked about emotion. >> what brings tears to your eyes sometimes? >> just regrets. regrets. >> can you tell me a little more? >> oh. usually it's before i go to sleep. >> reporter: dr. reid then pressed a little further. >> regrets about -- >> about the smooting. >> reporter: hold was asked about his parents visiting him in jail. he said his mother broke down. >> how about you? did you get a tear in your eye? >> nope. >> reporter: the interviews are only part of what led the psychiatrist to his finding. >> the defendant james egan holmes met the definition of
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legal sanity. >> yes. >> reporter: the playing of the interviews for the jury is expected to go on for days. rick sallinger for cbs news, centennial, colorado. lab workers from nine states and a u.s. military base in south korea are being watched now for any sign of anthrax exposure, a live sample was shipped from a utah army base to a civilian lab in maryland last week. army chief of staff says the utah base followed normal procedures and he added he believes it was not human error that caused this. the university of florida professor kenneth burns though disagrees and he says the army lab should have double checked its work. >> they should have been tested to see in fact whether they really were inactivated and my guess is that that probably wasn't done adequately. >> the cdc says the risk to the public including fedex workers who handled the unopened packages is almost zero. in california, public
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health officials are deciding whether to reopen seven miles of beach that is covered in globs of oily tar right now. it is unclear if the tar is related to last week's pipeline oil spill. 100 miles up the coast in santa barbara county. senators say the response to that oil spill was insufficient. the most powerful man in soccer is deflecting all responsibility in the scandal that surrounds his sport. sepp blatter says quote -- i cannot monitor everyone all the time. 14 officials have been indicted for corruption. money laundering, fraud and bribery. totalling $150 million. >> actions of individuals -- bring shame and humiliation on futbol and demand action and change from us all. >> sepp blatter is expected to be re-elected to fifth term today. the indictment alleges a $10 million bribe was the reason
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that fifa chose south africa to host the 2010 world cup. automakers now released the first batch of vehicles involved in that massive recall of takata air bags. they include more than 33 million air bags in cars and trucks from 11 manufacturers and air bag inflators as you heard before can explode and spew metal shrapnel. six people died in more than 100 injured in what's being called the largest autorecall in u.s. history. for a complete list of the vehicles involved to see if you are on that list, is where you can go. the decision is in from vol sew after 30 years and -- volvo after 30 years and 60 sites later, they are setting up the first assembly plant in the united states. they'll be doing it in south carolina. governor haley -- >> this was then a gut feel they had to go with it. who's the best partier to do that with? i always say the stars are in alignment. >> it was the people of south carolina and already strong work force that ultimately won
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him over and guys bmw has a plant there too. >> talking about -- getting the boot. it is :22. a popular high in the sky view of the big apple returns to new york city. >> and for a second year in a row, we have a draw at the scripps national spelling bee. >> i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. the heat and humidity are going to build in once again this afternoon. high temperatures near 90 degrees that threat for showers and storms arriving a little bit earlier in the day than it did yesterday. still extending through the dinner time hour and you could get wet if you did not yesterday. keep that in mind. today's high near 90 degrees finally some relief next workweek 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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heatstroke. meteorologists are warning the heat wave is likely to continue for at least another two days. cooling monsoon rains are expected next week. but so too another heat wave after that. a small island in southern japan is being evacuated this morning. that's because a volcano is erupting without warning. no injuries have been reported in the area around the mount shindake. government leaders are assessing the damage as we speak. this morning, marks a major mile tone in the rebuilding of -- milestone in the rebuilding of lower manhattan in new york city. the observatory at one world trade opens to the public. >> and it brings back a view we haven't seen since the attacks on the twin towers, don champion as a preview. >> reporter: from the ground you can barely see to the top of one world trade. but at this morning's official public opening, visitors will enter sky pod elevators that rocket to the 102nd floor in just 47 seconds. there, the city stretches out in 360 degree views. david checketts operates the one world observatory. >> we wanted this to be a place
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of hope. a place of courage. and resiliency. >> reporter: there's little reference here to the tragedy of 9/11. the focus is the beauty of new york city. from the brooklyn bridge to the empire state building to the statue of liberty. the observatory's three floors included event space, restaurants and a gift shop. the observatory will be open year-round and expects three to four million visitors a year. john cartier has been to the top and he's an electrician and helped install the beacon in the spire of the building. while he was there, he etched his brother's name in the steel. james cartier was killed in the south tower on 9/11. >> i hope that when i see him again, that he'll know that i took his name to the highest place that i possibly could. and that he knows that i love him. >> reporter: directly next to one world trade is the 9/11 memorial and museum. a place to mourn the past. here, it's about the future and
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the city in all its splendor. don champion, cbs news, new york. >> and mayor de blasio called opening a rebirth for the city. meanwhile only one word you need to know from the scripps national spelling bee. that is? tie. for a second year in a row, a 13-year-old from kansas and a 14-year-old from missouri both eighth graders were declared co- champions. there weren't enough words remaining on the competition list to leave just one speller standing. 6:28. good morning and welcome welcome back to wusa9 news on this friday, may 29th. i'm andrea roane. >> we have another warm day but some storms could make a wet afternoon. maybe a little less onerous? maybe. >> we shall see. the warmest day of the year. >> humidity? >> so we're talking history at some point today but a cooldown
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on the way as we've got that. larry mill receiver tracking a major issue with the morning commute and talk about that in just one moment but first if history huh? >> we are going on the a heat wave most likely if we reach 90 degrees that would be a heat wave and one of the warmest mays on record. already at second and probably bat first. and yeah hot and humid again today and tomorrow then changes come. we have two more days of thisment let's take a look outside from our michael & son weather camera. isolated showers this afternoon but you know what in showers have what? the showers help cool you off once again. they do develop. and then the town over sometimes stays meetly dry but you get the wind effects and the cooling effects sometimes. 75 degrees we're headed back to the upper 80s. feeling into lower 90s once you factor in the humidity and across the board into the 60s and 70s and shenandoah valley you have a little patchy fog but that's about it. our changes are coming with a cold front that arrives sunday night. so we'll detail out those
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changes and coming up in the meantime, near 90 isolated showers and storms. here's larry. allyson thanks your time right now 6:30. we have work going on today on the arlington memorial bridge. vanessa herring is going to tell us about that in a moment. but some alternates at this point. 14th street bridge is also the roosevelt bridge might be your best bet as a result of the delays that we're going to see on arlington memorial bridge. but i really think considering the traffic that we're going to see on all of the bridges that adding 20, 25 minutes to the commute time this morning and throughout the duration of the construction project is going to be the best bet. want to take you now to camp springs right now. an accident blocking two lanes of the outer loop of the beltway between branch avenue and allentown road causing delays in that area. so for folks that are going to be traveling in that part of town, expect anywhere from five to ten minute delays. your next update coming up in about ten minutes. and our top story this morning as larry mentioned, part of the arlington memorial bridge is closed so crews can begin some emergency repair
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work. here's what you can expect. both curb side lanes and four feet of the adjoining sidewalks across the bridge are close. crews will fix corrosion problems on the bridges support beams and these closures will be in place until that work is done. there's also a new ten ton load restriction which eliminates most bus traffic indefinitely. these repairs come after an inspection revealed load bearing support beams that no longer meet standards. significant deterioration was also found on the concrete deck of the 83-year-old bridge. and as you can see traffic is pretty light right now. but it's expected to pick up throughout the morning. and more repairs will be on the way coming in july. that's when crews will add new support beams, smooth out the roadway surface, and strengthen those sidewalks. those repars were originally scheduled for september, but again, they have since been moved up to july. reporting live, vanessa herring, wusa9 news. right now, police need your
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help identifying a 295 killer and they are asking anyone who was commuting on this stretch of road to give them a call. this happened yesterday morning between d.c. water and the naval research laboratory around exit 1. the driver of the black suv with virginia tags who was killed in this drive-by shooting a father and a husband. 50-year-old pedro melendez alvarado of alexandria. his passenger survived and is talking to detectives. police say the two men were followed by a dark colored sedan from virginia as they traveled north into the district around exit 1 on 295. police received numerous 911 calls, witnesses morning commuters who saw the suspect spraying bullets into the car. but detectives still need more information. they don't have a whole hot of leads but they do say it is a dark colored sedan maybe a toyota camry or a honda that
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was following this black suv with virginia tags. this all happened between 8:45 and 8:55 yesterday around exit 1 on 295 north. if any of that sounds familiar, if you are in the area saw anything suspicious, please call d.c. police. we're live in southwest along 295, delia goncalves, wusa9. the two suspects in the donovan hotel murder have both pleaded guilty to their role in the crime. 21-year-old jamyra gallmon admitted she stabbed messerschmitt inside a room at the hotel back in february. police say -- he had posted an ad on craigslist looking for a same sex hookup. gallmon answered the ad posing as a man. homicide investigators say she intended to rob him but stabbed messerschmitt in the heart with a knife he brought with her -- she brought her. her girlfriend dominique johnson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery. >> nobody ever intended for this this to occur and my client expresses -- you know,
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sympathy and empathy for the victim and the victim's family. >> the family includes messerschmitt's widow kim vong. a maximum sentence of five years for johnson. gallmon faces 18 to 25 years in prison. this morning prosecutors are insisting the conviction against mcdonnell is sound. prosecutors filed a briefing yesterday arguing her appeal should be denied. the filing is the prosecutor's first official response to arguments raised by the former first lady of virginia. mcdonnell wiz sentenced to a year and a day in prison. her husband former governor bob mcdonnell was given a two year prison sentence. metros governing board is issuing a ban on so-called issue advertising. the moratorium comes after antiislamic activist pamela geller apply today metro to place -- applied to metro to place ads on the metrobuses and trains of the cartoon mohammed. it was the recent winner in texas. that's where police killed two
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men who attacked the convention center where the contest was taking place. homeowners in prince george's county will soon pay more for property taxes. the county council has approved a 14% tax increase. county executive rushern baker originally wanted 15% increase to improve public schools. he scaled back his proposal at the last-minute and asked for $65 million for the school system. even so, he won't be getting that amount. >> we really need the $133 million. but at minimum we needed a $65 million, we did not get that. that's disappointing and we'll look at the budget overall and take it from there. >> the county executive has ten days to review the new budget. looks like the nationals may be without jayson werth until late summer. according to a number of reports this morning, werth went to a ct scan yesterday in minnesota at the mayo clinic. two fractures in the left wrist is what it revealed.
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back on may 15th werth was hit by a pitch. when you consider he missed beginning of the season over the shoulder surgery. but the nationals keep moving along and guess what? they're right here on channel 9 later tonight. >> he'll be a cheerleader on the wedge for the rest of the team. all right. 6:36. bette midler is coming to verizon center june 22nd and you can win a pair of takes to see her. >> text the key words bette midler to 25543 to enter. >> i'm first alert meteorologist, lots of clouds -- erica grow. lots of clouds right now, it's dry out here on the weather terrace though. some sunshine starting to make its way through. but that is going to give way to a few showers and thunderstorms again this afternoon. if you didn't get the rain yesterday. it doesn't mean you're not going to get the rain today. some relief from the heat next workweek. everything you need
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it's 6:39. welcome back. i'm first alert meteorologist erica grow. it is warm and muggy out there. we had a few sprinkles and showers early in the morning and i tweeted out a picture of them earlier and told you they'd if done by about 7:00 and that seems to be holding, the current temperatures because it is warm and muggy. 70 degrees right now manassas. it's 75 in downtown washington. 68 in leesburg and winchester
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and it is 67 in martinsburg. we're going see the clouds bubble up again in the afternoon just like yesterday. isolated thunderstorms by about 1:00. extending through the evening commute. today's high temperature 89 degrees that's also your temperature at 3:00 p.m. we'll talk about the cooldown ahead in the first alert seven day but right now, it is time for timesaver traffic and larry miller. heading northbound on i-95 on the virginia side from dale city up to the beltway, no major issues just volume as you approach woodbridge and newington. but you know if the typical friday grind there. a live look right now at i-95 at route 1 and bad bridge shows you the traffic building up on the northbound side but no accidents or any major delays that are going to impact the morning commute. heading to maryland side right now, of i-95 at 198, again, just volume on both sides of the northbound and southbound side of 95 on the maryland side. but no accidents and no incidents that should be able to slow you down. after the seven day forecast coming up we'll have the drive times around the metro. andrea, nick, back to you.
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automakers are working on technology which will eventually allow cars to drive themselves. >> lot of that still a work in progress but new systems are already in place taking over driving duties including parking. hena daniels explains. >> reporter: it's new technology with a twist. >> now turn. makes backing up a trailer which even a seasoned driver can be difficult. >> reporter: whether you're hauling a boat or in my case a 24-foot trailer -- am i okay on your side? with the pro trailer backup assist the new ford f-150 pickup does the steering for you. >> very similar to people have seen maybe parallel parking hands free parallel parking.
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>> reporter: you tell the truck what you're hauling and use this knob to navigate. and the truck takes care of the rest. reversing and directing the hitch exactly where you want it to go. there are plenty of cars on the road that can self-parallel park. ford is taking that technology one step further. and soon cars won't even need a driver. >> bmw, park yourself. >> reporter: both bmw and volvo are developing vehicles that can find and park in a vacant spot bull athemselves! almost -- all by themselves. >> we're expecting ten years if now, 2025, we should have virtually fully self-driving cars in showrooms. what we call highly automated cars. >> reporter: in the meantime, life just got a little easier if you're hauling something big. >> you just trailer parked like a pro. nice job. >> reporter: hena daniels for cbs news, new york. >> the day you can park -- or just tell your car to park
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itself remotely is the day you call yourself "batman." >> you can do it in this 2016 ford f-150. it's going to be available later this year and the pro trailer backup assist feature will soon be available on all of ford's pickup trucks. >> and the trailer factor too. i mean that's kind of contenttive -- >> going into a parking space and somebody is just a little too close, it will be able to determine whether i have enough room? >> we shall see. >> all right. >> just a matter of time. time to ski what the partners at "cbs this morning" are covering. >> and charlie rose is in new york with that preview. good morning charlie. >> good morning andrea, you know i'm getting me one of the f-150s. a bright fire engine red. >> oh. >> how about that? >> charlie's first with the technology always. >> ahead, we have new evacuations and rescues and we are in texas with overnight flash flooding. also pregnanting our
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borders or tracking innocent americans? a rare book at the facial -- look at the facial recognition technology customs is testing at dulles airport. we'll talk with bob schaffer about how he's preparing for his final "face the nation" and we look back at a legendary career. that and more, the news is back in the morning, we'll see at 7:00. >> all right charlie. safe driving out there this weekend too. i have that facial recognition this past weekend. in dulles. when we come back. very easy to get through. >> oh. >> immigration. yeah. >> snot as easy a weekend to get through but it sound like again light at the end of the tunnel. >> some changes next week and just another hot and humid one for today. and tomorrow. today and tomorrow the hottest days of the seven day forecast then temperatures not only cool off but below average let's take a look on the michael & son weather camera. it's a hazy humid muggy start. whatever you want to call it. it's a little uncomfortable out there. temperatures are into the middle 70s and 75 degrees and winds out of the east northeast
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for now. but they are going to change more southerly as the day unfolds and adding in more heat and humidity and another round soft showers and storms. again not everyone will see them and some people will just get drenched. 68 degrees for leesburg and gaithersburg at 66. fredericks 64. through the shenandoah valley a little bit of patchy fog but other areas are dry and okay. 69 in waldorf. here's the current here subpoenaed night. if you haven't seen rain the past couple of days especially the northern neck and southern maryland. better chances sunday night when this front arrives. we will have these showers and storms pop up today. isolated very similar to yesterday. rinse and repeat as we say. as we head through the night, the sun sets the storms will fade away. saturday is drier and temperatures still near 90 still a coverager, not enough rain to cool you off. by sunday 85-degrees the showers and storms will arrive during the evening and stick around for monday. look at these temperatures. 74 for monday. 72 for tuesday.
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we won't even be cooler than that. just keeping our eye on it and warm back up for thursday. all right larry over to you. we still have the issue going on in camp springs this morning. again, two lanes of the outer loop blocked between branch avenue and allentown road. working to get more information about the accident it but we have delays and the traffic land camera if we can to sew you the -- show you the delays, that's the outer loop of the beltway right there. you can see that traffic is slowgoing as you approach branch avenue. back to the maps right now no issues on the western side of the beltway to baltimore avenue. a 22 minute commute this morning. 66 just volume starting to build up mainly in manassas and centreville and even parts of fairfax should start to ease up as you approach the beltway. get into the beltway rather from prince william parkway to 20th street northwest. a 9 membership commute -- 49 minute commute there this morning. andrea, nick, back to you. if buying american made goods is appealing to you, well this weekend, bring a pop-up -- brings a pop-up experience that's all red white and blue.
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>> you know exactly who's on the pulse of this. tommy mcfly in the 94.7 fresh f.m. studios, tell us about i my friend. >> -- it my friend. >> good morning guys, yes, so it is just born in the usa. cranking in your head i got that going on right now. born in the usa. because this weekend pop up extravaganza is all products that are made in america. now it's called northern grade and it happens later on today starting at union market at 3:00 and what's really special about this traveling road show that's been all across the united states for the past two years a huge majority of the products were actually made in our region. how cool is that? about 12 different venators from richmond -- vendors from richmond to baltimore, everything from clothes to decor to even locally made pickles. true story. check it out for yourself. northern grade union market starts today at 3:00 and goes all weekend. in the 94.7 fresh f.m. studios, i'm tommy mcfly, wusa9. >> all right plan accordingly. >> i know. plan for that.
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and if your plans include a visit to the washington monument you may have to reconsider. >> yeah. about that. >> and "house of cards" he'd ago casting call
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good morning, i'm vanessa herring with a commuter alert at the arlington memorial bridge. both curb side lanes and four feet of the adjoining sidewalks are closed so crews can make some emergency repairs. they're going to be fixing some
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corrosion issues on the bridge's support beams and those closures will be in place until those repairs are complete. with these repairs also comes new ten ton load restriction. which will prohibit most bus traffic indefinitely. delia? police need your help this morning to help them identify the 295 killer. the drive-by shooting happened here on 295 north during yesterday's morning commute. just a couple of hours from now. near exit 1, between d.c. water and the naval research laboratory. police want to know if you were driving in this stretch between 8:45 and 8:55 yesterday morning, saw a black suv with virginia tags being followed by a black sedan to please call them right away. back to you in the studio. okay, thank you delia. if you tried to climb the white house fence. you may get impaled in the near future. contractors measured the fence yesterday so they can start
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installing anticlimb spikes. they'll be in place this summer. the secret service says the spikes from a temporary addition until it decides on the long-term decision for the fence. no word yet on when the washington monument is going to reopen. it closed yesterday because of an electrical issue with the elevator. that's the only way tourists can get up and down in the monument. the national park service says no one was inside when it broke. "house of cards" is holding a casting call this weekend in annapolis that's open. they're looking for a wide range of people this time around everything from working class folks to art gallery types and government officials. they want you to show up camera ready and makeup on. open casting call starts at 10:00 a.m. saturday morning and pip moyer recreational center in annapolis is where you need go. all right here's the forecast. 89 degrees and hot and humid today. isolated showers and storms tomorrow. near 90. not as many storms out there. hard to find them and it will
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be pretty dry and steamy. on monday changes start to arrive. we'll have a cold front bring some showers and storms for sunday night and into monday and tuesday. look at that though. 70s for next week. larry? we have an accident in silver spring right now. affecting traffic on the outer loop of the beltway between colesville road and georgia avenue. oh you should be able to get around the situation but if anything onlooker delays at this point. if that changes we'll lot you know. for those of you on 270 heppedding southbound, no issues there this morning. cbs is morning is next with a -- this morning is next with a new report on the facial recognition program u.s. customs plans to use if airports. >> and unlooking the brain's potential, turns out physical fitness could be the key. they'll be talking about that. >> join us tomorrow morning 7:00 a.m. governor o'malley former maryland governor is expected to announce he's running for president tomorrow. we're going to talk to a political analysis about his chances of taking on hillary. also the barbecue beltway challenge tomorrow too.
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>> that's good news the storms should hold off for most of tomorrow but then more thunderstorms will arrive on sand. so i'll track tall for you of course. -- all that for you of course. >> just good news for the barbecue. >> yeah. >> ling and who's back with -- and who's back with larry? >> i'll be back with larry in 25 minutes. >> and of course if you haven't gotten the app already, you should do so and download it because the app is -- >> where it's at. >> have a great weekend. >> happy friday. see you at noon. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: ] 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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>>od> go morning. it is friday may 29th 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new flash flood emergency overnight leads to more rescues in texas. the record-setting rainfall could last through the weekend. a stunning indictment against former house speaker dennis hastert. why did he allegedly pay millions in hush money. and bob schieffer will join us ahead of his final "face the nation." we'll celebrate his 46 years at cbs news. but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> dallas dealing with heavy flash flooding. >> residents eatvacued this


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