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coming up on wusa9, strict oversight. metro transit prepares for extreme safety measures. good morning. i'm andrea roane. i'm nick giovanni. welcome into the monday rush hour edition of 9news. >> larry miller is here. he has your timesaver traffic and allyson rae has our forecast. let's get started with allyson. she says to fish out that coat from the back of the closet. >> we're rocking. >> i wore two coats this morning. andrea wore a big one. i was out at the national mall yesterday and i saw a lot of winter coats out there. some people were in shorts and t-shirts. whatever makes you feel comfortable this morning but it is near freezing if not below, i'll tell you that. this is the last morning this week we'll see temperatures this cold. a slow and steady warm-up not
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only during the afternoon hours but the evening hours as well. all ahead of our next cold front. here you go, 32 for leesburg. 30 for frederick, even upper 20s. highs today into the 50s. sunshine and not as breezy. pretty nice out there. here's larry miller. thanks. your time 6:01. we had earlier issues in bethesda. we're giving you the all clear for the accident on the inner loop of the beltway between 355 and connecticut avenue. want to give you a live look and show you how things are shaping up. sky 9 is other the scene to show you -- is over the scene to show you how things are shaping up. the accident all but cleared so good news there. your next traffic update in ten minute. we'll send it over to you. we're following a developing story out of northeast d.c. this morning. overnight a man was shot and killed in the 1900 block of west virginia avenue. it's near mount olivet road. the name of the victim hasn't been released just yesterday but investigators still searching for suspects. it's -- is it ever okay for a police officer to punch a suspect? that question is being asked this morning in prince george's
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county. >> police are defending one of their own who was recorded on cell phone video wrestling a suspect to the ground and punching him in the jaw. delia goncalves is live outside police headquarters with a video and explanation. delia? >> reporter: the leadership here at the police station are standing behind their officer saying it doesn't represent him or the department at all. they're refusing to press any charges or even discipline this officer telling us that his actions indeed were justified. but take a look at the cell phone video yourself and i guess you can decide. this was captured on saturday afternoon. the officer wrestled this handcuffed suspect to the ground and then punched him once in the jaw, but police say that doesn't tell the whole story. we're hearing that 21 yearldz giovanti young assaulted officers and was wanted on several warrants. dash cam video released yesterday shows his first encounter with police where they say he was being very
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aggressive, even kicked officers. he said he was hurt, went to the hospital for treatment. on his way back, though, that's when he unbuckled his seat belt, rolled out of the car and then had that encounter with the officer. >> there's a one dimensional picture of this officer being painted to people across this country that doesn't represent who he is and doesn't represent who we are. >> reporter: coming up in the next half-hour, hear from the man who pressed record on his cell phone and captured that encounter where the officer punched the suspect. more on that in the next half- hour. we're live outside of prince george's county police headquarters, delia goncalves, wusa9. in the news right now secretary of state john kerry is calling for reyesly and -- israeli and palestinian leadtories exercise restraint and work together to end the violence in the region. the latest count shows 40 palestinians and eight israelis have been killed. overnight israeli police shot and killed a jewish immigrant from the east african country
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during an attack at a bus station. officers opened fire on this man during the attack thinking he was an assailant. the actual assailant was identified as an israeli citizen. secretary of state kerry is expected to meet with middle east leaders separately this week in an effort to ease tension in the region. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff is promising milita cooperation when it comes to fighting extremists in syria. marine general joseph doneford made a promise to prime minister benjamin netanyahu after increasing concern about iranian involvement in the syrian war. the two leaders said while they disagree over the iran nuclear agreement, both sides are committed to dealing with iranian influence in the region. the iran nuclear agreement formally took effect yesterday. new information today metro will have big changes coming soon. they will be under direct federal oversight, at least their safety part will be. this move comes after the smoke- filled incident here at metro
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at the l'enfant plaza station back in january where one person was killed and dozens of others were hurt. the federal transit administration will soon roll out a new plan for metro that will include surprise inspections and specific deadlines for working to make safety fbis. if metro face to comply, they could lose funding. one thing that will not change, the current administration. although metro still doesn't have a permanent gp, the interim -- g.m., the interim leader has been in place for a few months. according to our news partners at "the washington post," if there is a crash or another incident at metro, metro will be required to immediately notify the fta and the fta will decide what happens next. the fta will be meeting with metro officials within the next few weeks to explain their new plan to metro. what impact will these changes have to your daily commute if any? i'll tell you coming up at 6:30. live at l'enfant plaza metro station, i'm nikki burdine,
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wusa9. d.c.'s long delayed street project could be on track by the end of the year. our partners at the "washington post" reports that's the latest prediction. the h street corridor project has missed deadlines for years and there have also been design and construction problems. the redskins have taking a lead into the locker room at half time in five of their first six games but you know how this story ends only to be outscored 46-3 in third quarters. the show not so pretty after intermission. the game against the jets turned on this play yesterday. kirk cousins taking way too long to go through the progressions and dur rel reads him like on book. now jay gruden calling code red for the redskins. the headline you'll probably see this morning colts deflate themselves hosting the patriots in a rematch of the deflate game, here's the play everybody will be talking about. six-point game in the 3rd when indy tries to get cute lining up for a fake punt. new england not falling for t.
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patriots take over on downs and tom brady would take other the game from there. hooks up with mustn't. threw for 312 -- blunt. threw for 312 yards. patriots take care of business. while europe tries to cope with its own migrant crisis, there are new questions about how the u.s. handles families in its detention centers. >> coming up firefighters finally get a handle of the most destructive wildfire out west this year. >> it's pretty cold out here for sure. it even feels colder than the last time i was outside. 41 by 9:00. still below 50 just before the lunch hour into mid- to upper 50s today. the winds are turning. that's making all the difference in the forecast. southwesterly winds are going to bring some nice weather. i'
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it's ten minutes after 6:00. hopefully you know where your heavier jacket is this morning. pretty cold out here. it will be at the below freezing mark for a lot of people. above freezing for leesburg, 34. 26 degrees as you head to nokesville. 27 for manassas. looft places into the 20s -- a lot of places into the 20s. waldorf 29 degrees. mid- to upper 50s today. yesterday when the sun was out and the winds calmed, it felt okay. that's going to be the case today. lots of sunshine. barely any clouds. it's not as breezy. we are looking at 70s on the seven-day. i'll have those details in just a bit. i want to let you know right now we have route 1. this is in virginia. it's blocked and closed between
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lockheed road and beacon hill road where we had a power pole go down. utility crews are in place. but this is going to cause some delays this morning. also be mindful that detours are in place as well. if you're going to be heading in the area. add additional time to your morning commute. cones as well as signages around are up to get you around the situation. we'll have a live update for you shortly. in the meantime over to you. workers continue to clean up from last week's mud slides in california. >> and which celebrity name is being mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2020 narrator: puerto rico's economy is in a death spiral.
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i don't know about you but i slept like a bear last night. >> a bear or a baby. >> hibernation mode. put the windows up, cold air. >>it's nice to stay under the covers. >> a couple more covers. >> i think a lot of people on sunday slept through the really cold morning. you can't escape it this morning. it's very cold out there. below freezing for almost everybody and we're going to see a nice little warm-up by the mind of the week. take a look how we're starting off on your michael & son camera. clear skies.
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my car had a little bit of frost on it, not too much. 37 degrees. of course we're above freezing in the district and down through the northern neck but almost everybody else below freezing for much of us. winchester 30. 26 for martinsburg. i think that's the coldest spot on the map. westminster at 25. annan liss up 37. 30 for -- annapolis 37. 30 for gaithersburg. we're headed to the mid- to upper 50s which is a few degrees warmer than yesterday. sunshine, walker winds. the sun will feel pretty good. going to be a great day. kind of cold out there. tonight we're staying above freezing for everybody so we are warming up. even though we'll still be pretty chilly tomorrow morning, it will be a little bit better. back off to the west, it's 80 degrees in iowa. we have warmer weather headed our way. as high pressure pushes off to the east, the winds stay out of the southwest starting toondz and it stays out -- starting tonight and it stays out of the
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southeast for a while. 58 today. 69 for tomorrow. a lot of 70s tomorrow. mid-70s for wednesday and thursday. warm weather fans, you have a few days to enjoy enjoy. our next cold front doesn't drop temperatures as drastically. your' 7 for the up-- you're 70 for the upcoming weekend. your time right now 6:16. metro riders, we have a delay on the red line. delays two shady grove because of an earlier train malfunction at fort totten so add additional time for your morning commute. sky 9 will be making its way down to route 1 between lockheed boulevard. if we can go back to the maps. lockheed boulevard near that area because of a power pole that came down. sky 9 does right now actually giving us -- sky 9 is right now is actually giving us a look at beltway. traffic flowing freely on both the inner and outer loom. on our trafficland cam, no
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issues on eastern avenue and kenilworth avenue as you approach the 11th street bridge. all lanes are traffic are open. you will see some volume inbound. your next traffic update roughly in ten minutes. over to you. at 6:17 here's some of what's in the news right now. rescues are under way in the philippines following a slow moving typhoon there. hundreds of villages are trapped on rooftops and in their homes. more than 16,000 people are displaced. at least two people have died in the storm. california fire authorities have fully contained one of the most destructive wildfires in state history. the valley fire is just north of san francisco. >> reporter: when the valley fire exploded in early september, cal fire battalion chief paul dunkin was on the front line 25 miles away from his home. >> speed of the fire was incredible coming down off the mountain. >> reporter: but he thought his wife courtney, their daughters page and rose, and their house were safe. >> i still didn't believe it would make it all the way down here. >> reporter: the family thought
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they add at least an hour to evacuate. instead within six minutes the fire had raced through middletown. >> i text my dad, aim so scared. where with dough go? >> she said there are cars in front of me on fire. there's fire beside me and behind me. i said you know where the road is, step on the gas and drive through the fire. >> reporter: four people died in the valley fire but fire crews say many more were saved as they worked frantically to evacuate thousands from their neighborhoods. >> the fire department is just trying to get people out of the way, you know. it's life over property. >> reporter: justin galvin was battling another wildfire when he heard middletown was being overrun. you're a firefighter out on the fire lines and your home is on fire and there's no one to protect it. >> i know. what's the alternative? bring a bunch of resources over here, save my house and have people perish down the street? that's not an option. >> i've been seeing burnt houses all day. knowing this was mine and there
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was nothing i could do, it's surreal. >> also in california emergency workers are cleaning up following mud sides that consumed part of highway 58 last week no injuries are been reported but the highway was the scene of many dramatic rescues. about 2 hup cars and 300 people were left -- 200 cars and 300 people were left stranded. >> i've been through hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, but this is a first for me after 31 years of driving. >> officials say the cleanup could take months. the los angeles county department of public works estimates they'll have to move 300,000 cubic yards of mud from the road. there's a new push this morning to reform refugee detention centers in the united states. 2,000 women and children caught trying to cross the border are currently being detained at detention facilities in texas. mohammad abdallah is with the immigration center. he says the facilities are not set up to provide children with
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basic services. >> we really call on the obama administration to recognize that families in these centers are folks that are fleeing immense violence and should be given protection. >> in a statement homeland security secretary jay johnson has said, quote, we must make substantial changes in our detention practices with respect to families with children. while we all wait to see if vice. joe biden will join the 2016 race for the white house, there comes news after potential candidate in the 2020 race. >> guess what? we've got the newlywed. ariana thompson -- arienne thompson back in this morning. looking sharp. talking about this new hopeful. >> it looks like lindsay lohan thinks she might be able to run in 2020. kanye obviously started -- kanye started a terrible trend of making people think they can
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do just about anything. so she went on instagram and said, you know, i think i'm going to run in 2020 and one of he her platform issues was to end the suffering of children all over the world which is a noble cause but can we get a little more specific? are there any details you'd like to share about how you're going to do that? she continues to be a disaster obviously. >> any notable feedback for that yet? >> the reaction is what you would imagine it would be. this is ridiculous. she even instagramed a picture of her and she did a screen shot of her and gandhi comparing herself. when you think lindsay hoe han, -- lohan you think gandhi obviously. >> right. moving right along. during the x factor in the u.k. last nights, there was a commercial and it was a 30- second teaser of what sounds like new adele music. she's very private. she's the anticelebrity celebrity. we never see her anywhere. she doesn't do a lot when she's
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not promoting her music. everyone thinks there's going to abnew album this fall in november. >> she seems to-- >> the song is kind of sad. she is in a relationship, has a kid. everyone is exciting about this. she's just amazing. >> we know "goose bumps" was at the number one spot. >> nick went out and saw it. >> maybe one day. we're working on it. to be determined. >> congratulations again. >> thank you. >> lindsay now running for president and adele dropping new music potentially. if you have a drone, be prepared to register your device with the department of transportation. >> this morning prince george's county police defending an officer caught on cell phone video punching a suspect. their story coming up. >> reporter: something new will soon be coming to metro and it hasn't happened at any train system in the entire country.
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i'll explain coming up. >> lots of sunshine and calmer winds today. it's going to feel okay. we just have to get through this chilly morning. freeze warnings in place till 9:00. a few more hours. 54 to 59 today. we'll get to a warmer pattern coming up. >> we're doing really well around the metro right now. again just a few issues here and there but you're looking live at kenilworth avenue at eastern avenue where we have traffic starting to pick up as you approach the 11th st ♪ pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato before pumpkin season is over. like the new pumpkin macchiato change is on its way. and with change, comes opportunity.
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unmanned aerial vehicles. >> the policy comes amid growing concerns about potential collisions with commercial aircraft. >> reporter: drones don't just capture breathtaking video. they help ranchers track cattle and could one day help amazon make deliveries but privacy and safety concerns have the government eggtory act. -- eager to act. the department of transportation will announce a new drone registration requirement as soon as today. yesterday new york senator chuck schumer announced his own plan. a geofence wouldon software to keep drones away from airports and certain government buildings. some government watchdogs want limits on the f.b.i.'s ability to use drones for domestic surveillance but even those who support new rules fear competing regulations and laws won't keep up with the quickly evolving technology. >> the pandora's box is open. you can't get it back in.
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all the kids will be getting these for christmas this year. they're supposed to register every one of these little things that come in a cereal box? i don't think it will happen. >> reporter: despite faa rules restricting drones near airports, pilots sighted more than 600 since the first of the year. tonight the texas teen whose science project caused a national stir last month will be among those attending stop my night at the white house -- stop my night at the white -- astronomy night at the white house. president obama sent out a tweet inviting him to the white house. coming up next at 6307 after weeks of testimony -- at 6:30 after weeks of testimony in the charles severance trial, we may hear from the defense. metro transit appears for life under extreme federal regulation. rise and shine, dmv.
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i'm nick giovanni. i'm andrea roane. larry miller has your timesaver traffic. we begin with fir alert meteorologist -- first alert meteorologist allyson rae. lt sunshine warm us up? >> it will warm us up just a few degrees compared to yesterday but with full sun and calmer winds, i think it's going to feel a little bit better than yesterday. our freeze warnings are in place for another few hours so it's going to be below freezing for a couple of hours. this is actually the coldest time of the morning just before the sun comes up. 30 for frederick. 26 for martinsburg. 32 for front royal. 27 for manassas. maybe even a little bit of frost out there as you head out for work or school this morning. we are headed to near 50 for your lunch hour. so still probably jacket weather for most of us. winds are turning out of the southwest. that is making all the difference in the forecast for the next few days. wait till you see the numbers coming up in a few minutes. here is larry miller. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. your time 6:29. almost 6:30. looks like the biggest traffic troubles out in virginia right
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now. this is northbound route 1 between lockheed boulevard and beacon hill road where we have power lines that are down blocking parts of route 1. sky 9 is over the scene to show us the delays as well as the trouble spots. this is northbound route 1 here. police obviously on the scene. these detours are obviously in place as well. traffic right now being diverted east but this is certainly causing a delay for folks that are going to be approaching this area. again the best advice we can give you is to add additional time to your morning commute to get to your destination on time. the detours are in place. you will be able to continue on with the rest of your route. add 10 to 20 minutes to the morning commute so you can get to school and/or work on time this morning. giving you a look at trafficland. this is south capitol street at suitland road coming from suitland into town. you won't have any troubles. traffic fill fairly light. we'll tell you about a delay on metro that could impact the morning commute. over to you. this morning leadership here at prince george's county police headquarters standing
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behind one of their officers caught on cell phone video pumping out a suspect. let's take a look at the video yourself. it went viral. it was posted to twitter, retweeted 10,000 times over the weekend. police say it does not represent the officer, the department, or even the whole story. they say 21-year-old giovanti young assaulted several officers and wanted on several warrants. dash cam video released sunday shows when young was pulled over in laurel. police say the car smelled of weed and young began kicking the officer and getting very aggressive. young told the officers he was hurt so they brought him to the hospital and he was later released but this is when things turned. on his wray to booking he unbuckled his seat belt, opened door and rolled out. they say before the infamous punch, the suspect bit and spit at the officer. >> the individual was not --
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would not comply. unfortunately force had to be used but was used in a way to bring him under cruel. [indiscernible] >> reporter: the suspect giovanti young is still behind bars this morning. the officer, we don't know his name but he is, we're told, a respected ten-year veteran of the police force. we'll have much more on the story and all of that video on our wusa9 mobile app. we're live outside of prince george's county police headquarters, delia goncalves, wusa9. a teenager accused of helping his girlfriend's mother murder two people goes before a judge this morning. 18-year-old gabriel straws of -- strauss of annapolis faces two counts of first-degree murder. police say the 13-year-old -- rather the 13-year-old -- struss' 13-year-old girlfrie and her mother ann anastasi decided to kill 40-year-old anthony anastasi as well as jag
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lynn riggs. -- jacqueline riggs. investigators say riggs was romantically voffed with the -- involved with the older couple. the defense in the charles severance murder case could start presenting its arguments later today. friday prosecutors showed jurors video of a woman who recommend assembles one -- resembles one of the people severance is accused of killing nancy dunning leaving a rget star in the late 1990's. just behind her is a man they say is severance looking different back then. today starts the thirds week of the trial. an autopsy is scheduled to be performed on a man who died at the fairfax county adult detention center. paul guida had been jailed since october 1 for violating a protective order. he was found unconscious and not breathing saturday night and later died. his brother tells wusa9 paul suffered from serious manager conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure. >> reporter: aggressive and unprecedented changes will soon
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be coming to metro. the train safety will soon be under direct federal oversight. this is the first time this has happened on any train system in the country. these changes come after many incidents on metro, especially the one here at l'enfant plaza back in january where one person died and several others were injured when smoke filled the train station. the federal transit administration will soon roll out this new plan for metro. it will include surprise inspections and specific deadlines for making safety fixes and if metro fails to comply, they could lose funding. according to our news partners at the "washington post," if there is another incident like what happened here at l'enfant plaza, metro will required to inform the fta immediately. then the fta will decide what to do next. for you, the passenger, will likely not notice any changes on your daily commute but again during emergencies, the plan is there will be a more assertive approach. fta officials will be meeting with metro officials within the next couple of weeks to explain this new plan to determine exactly when it will be rolled
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out. live at l'enfant plaza station, i'm nikki burdine, wusa9. this could abcrucial week for the hillary clinton presidential campaign. she's scheduled to testify before a house committee about benghazi. clinton says it's yet another attempt to derail her campaign. committee chair tray gowdy insists he wants to focus on the events around the attacks. his committee's investigation did reveal new information about clins ton'use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. >> i have told my own republican colleagues and friends shut up talking about things that you don't know anything about. >> secretary clinton's testimony comes as vice president joe biden considers whether to launch his own bid for president. a new website is offering up one-stop shopping for high school students applying for college. first lady michele obama unveiled the site today called she said it's a way for students to get information
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about the s.a. trchlts -- s.a.t. and a.c.t. exams. it's 6:36. tech companies are the most desirable employers according to one career website. >> a free cup of coffee every week till the end of the year. it can happen. >> it's the coldest time of day just before sunrise. each time i come out here gets a little colder. i can feel it but the wind isn't as high so that make it is a bit more manageable. 54 to 59 today. it's cool with lots and lots of sunshine. winds are turning out of the southwest. that is good news for us. >> people traveling along route 1 will certainly run into a major headache as you try to approach huntington. again northbound route 1 closed between lockheed boulevard and beacon hill road because of some downed power lines. you can see the delays in place. you might consider hopping on tell photograph road if you -- telegraph road if you want to
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bypass the headache all together. the traffic is being diverted east but the detours are in place. if you're going to be heading out in that area, we suggest you add additional time to your morning commute because this will slow you down as you prepare this situation. coming up after the break, we'll talk about other situations going on around the metro. blue, how the delay on metro on the red line could impact the morning commute.
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welcome back. taking a look at our high temperatures. manassas continues to drop at 27. waldorf, our below freezing, 28 degrees. gorgeous sunrise this morning. it's going to be a very sunny day. none of those low-level clouds like we saw yesterday. so sunshine and calmer winds and winds out ever the south will lead -- of the -out will lead us to the mid- to upper 50s. it will feel okay. we'll talk about 70s in a few minutes. here's larry miller. metro riders, we have a delay on the red line to shady grove because after disabled train at fort totten. i think if you at anywhere from 15 to possibly even 20 minutes to your morning commute on metro, you should certainly be good to go and bypass the trouble spot. route 1 northbound between lockheed boulevard and beacon hill road remains closed as a
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result of some power lines that went down as well as wires. here's a live look right now to show you how things are shaping up there. you can see the delays from sky 9. so we're asking commuters to add additional time to your morning commute to account for the delays. detours are in place. this will certainly slow you down. we'll have an alternate route after the break. over to you. the holiday gifts you order online may come a little earlier than expected this year. >> talking about gifts, how about free coffee. we'll tell you where, when and how you can cash in on the fresh brew. ♪
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the hole gifts you order online are coming faster. tech companies are the most desirable places to work, let's talk about that. google, apple and facebook round out the top three. the social media site measured member enter aks with employer's -- enter aks with employer's -- interactions with employer's company pages. they have generous parental leave and cool offices. christmas just became a race against the clock for retailers like wal-mart, macy's
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and target. these companies have even built new warehouses to keep up with demand in shipments for the holiday season. online retailer amazon is using robots to pull items into its warehouses cutting time to process. want a free coup of coffee? cozy is introazing its new -- cosi's is introducingity new free coffee. every cup purchased, 10 cents will be donated back to a local food bank. time to see what our partners at cbs this morning are covering. gayle king is live with a preview. good morning, our partner and good friend. >> hey, andrea. don't you think it should be called wake-up monday? >> i like it. >> hello, nick. good to see you. the lead lawmaker aft benghazi
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committee tells colleagues to, -- of the benghazi committee tells colleagues to shut up. amazon cracks down on fake reviews. we'll crack down on who is writing the false claims and a conversation with oscar nominee. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00 on the dot. when you were a little kid, didn't your mom always say don't shut up? you're supposed to say be quiet, please. >> true statement. >> see you, guys. let's talk about the coldest day of the week. >> it's a little uncomfortable out there. you know what? >> you keep going out there. >> they keep sending me out there. i was at the national mall yesterday. i saw people in shorts and t- shirts just enjoying the weather. to each their own. it will be a nice day today. just a little on the cool side for this time of year but with sunshine and the winds are not growing to be as breezy as they have been over the weekend, i think it's going to be pretty nice, especially compared to yesterday which was kind of
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blustery over the weekend i guess you could say. gorgeous sunrise. barely any clouds. we're going to see lots of sunshine today and for the next few days. you'll be surprised how little rain we have on the seven-day forecast. it's 37 degrees. winds out ever the north, northwest but not for long. this afternoon they'll turn out the southwest. temperatures 29 for white oak. 29 for rockville. reston you're 29. fairfax also below freezing at 31. a lot of us are below freezing and even a little frost out there. temperatures will be a little warmer than yesterday. still well below average by about 10 degrees. mid- to upper 50s. but we are improving. tonight everybody should be above that freezing mark so we'll lose the freeze warnings for the rest of the week even. still cold tomorrow morning. as we head through the rest of the week, look back to the west. things are warming up as high pressure pushes off to the east. we get the southerly winds and our temperatures are headed to the 70s. 69 tomorrow. 74 for wednesday. mid-70s for thursday and another cold front not as much
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of a drastic drop behind the cold front. a nice looking weekend ahead. larry, over to you. your time right now 6:42. metro riders good news. they're just reporting that everything is back up in working order so no delays on the red line. looks like it's running on schedule. busesle running on schedule as well. we've been keeping a close eye on the situation in virginia. again this is route 1 between lockheed road and beacon hill road where we have power lines that are down on route 1 causing delays there. sky 9 has been over the scene for the past 20 minutes or so showing us delays on the northbound side of route 1. traffic being diverted eastbound. you can see it here. again if you're going to be heading out in this direction, add anywhere from 20 to now 25 minutes to your morning commute. consider telegraph road as an alternate but that sees typicallyity own traffic as well. again if you're going to be heading in this direction, be mindful of the detours in place. we expect this to last well into the afternoon hours. should wrap up by about 1:00 today. meantime trafficland showing us how things are shaping up on kenilworth avenue at eastern avenue as you approach the 11th
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street bridge. no major issues but volume starting to kick up as you approach d.c. over to you. last night the kennedy center handed out the mark twain prize to american hiewpor to -- humor to eddie murphy. >> tommy mcfly caught up with some of murphy's famous friends on the red carpet to talk about the comedy's highest honor. >> it was a fantastic evening. there was so much career of eddie murphy to celebrate. i had to ask his famous friends if they could get into a time machine and steal one role from eddie murphy, which role would it have been. >> the donkey. that i could pull off. >> i would want to be -- hercules, hercules. >> between you and i if i may, i was very married all the time eddie was single. i just wish i wasn't married at
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that time just to hang out with eddie. that's what i wanted to do, just be eddie's wing man for a day. >> coming to america. i would do it, yeah. coming to america. i believe children are our future. thank you. let them lead the way. that's amazing. i would do that one. >> oh, i would be his role in dream girls for sure. anybody can be beyonce but he was fantastic in dream girls. >> nutty professor stuff turned out better than we expected it to turn out because we didn't know what it was going to be like because they hadn't done anything like that, you know. so it was like what is it going to be like. it came out really cool. >> as you can see eddie murphy on the red carpet. it was a great evening and also tracy morgan made a return. he didn't do many interviews but he looked great, sounded great and he had some pretty hilarious jokes about eddie murphy. back to you guys. >> we'll see that on air next
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month. >> there we go. great job, tommy. >> "coming to america ," a classic. i'm just saying. lawmakers on capitol hill want to improve the safety of trucks on our highways. >> we know what life is about to be like for metro transit under strict federal oversight. we're back after this. there's something about the third quarter and the redskins that just does not mix. second straight week they head to the locker room with the lead. sect strayed week they -- second straight week they come up with nothing in the 3rd quarter. jets beat the redskins. kirk cousin as couple of bad interceptions. now back to the drawing board for the 2-4 redskins against tampa bay next week before the
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>> reporter: prince george's county defending one of their
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own officers caught on cell phone video hurching a handcuffed sus -- punching a handcuffed suspect. police say he was justified. giovani young, 20 years old, was very aggressive and spit at the officer. he's charged with assaulting several officers. the cop in question is not facing any disciplinary action. all the video is on our wusa9 mobile app. >> reporter: big changes will soon be coming to metro, specifically their safety system that will be under the watchful eye of the feds. the fda will soon -- fta will sooning keeping an eye out on metro's safety. specifically they will have surprise inspections and specific deadlines for making safety fixes. if metro doesn't comply with those changes they could lose federal funding. we have all the details on our website you saw nikki and delia
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both with scarves and jackets on. i had two jackets on this morning. it's our coldest morning of the week. up to 58 today with sunshine and calm winds. still -- we still got the growing delay on route 1 between lockheed boulevard and beacon hill road because of some downed power lines. sky 9 has been over route 1 for the past hour or so. consider telegraph as an alternate but detours are in place. cbs this morning is in place with new hints on joe biden's potential presidential run. >> amazon cracks down on fake reviews. >> get that wusa9 app. you can see when the warmer weathe ♪ pumpkin excitement is back at dunkin'. pick up your favorite pumpkin-flavored baked treats and beverages, like the new pumpkin macchiato
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