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super showdown it was in indianapolis. it came down to the wire and eli manning led the giants to a last minute when. >> we have other super bowl highlights from the have turned concert to the most popular commercials. good morning washington continues now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning to you it is monday, february 6. >> is that david beckham commercial your favorite? temperatures could get getting back to work the little more difficult but let's find out how it is on the roads. >> it is moving very nicely on the beltway and interstate. south center rich glenarden to baltimore looks good.
the mitre crashed near 175 but the tow truck is already there. an inner loop complication in college park. there has been an accident a few moments ago at route 1 in college park. let's go to adam caskey. >> we are tracking the cold temperatures this morning with widespread 20's and we have a dense fog advisory in effect. that is in western maryland and virginia. as far west of the metro. 29 in rockville and 26 in northwest d.c. 53 degrees and sunny today and tomorrow even warmer, 57 and mostly sunny and a pretty good week with the exception of wednesday where we could have some precipitation. >> new this morning a fiery crash in northwest washington sends one person to the hospital early this morning on
pennsylvania avenue. the car caught fire after the crash and there is no word on the victim's condition or what exactly led to this crash. jury selection begins today for a former uva lacrosse star accused of killing a classmate. >> george huguely is accused of killing his girlfriend in a fit of rage. the violence sent shock waves. >> good morning the students were just days from graduation. the chevy chase maryland resident george huguely will stand trial filing for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. it is unclear whether he will testify but we know that the jury will listen to recordings between him and police. >>the circuit court in charlotte has the daunting task of picking jurors from a pool of three into people that have not been influenced by the high-profile of the murder case.
it is a case involving "well- known lacrosse standouts. >> it is unfortunate and i would rather the university of virginia did not have to have this set its reputation. >> selected jurors will take -- see graphic images of when the victim was found dead in her apartment defense attorneys lost an argument to throw out showing her badly breeden and -- badly beaten and bruised body. >> it is sad we have to relive that. it was really tragic. >> went george huguely stands before a judge is in attorneys will argue that the death was an accident with a tragic outcome while he was intoxicated. the uva president has warned since of emotional distress during this painful trial. the school will offer counseling. >> i think it is time that it is taking care of american passed it. >> the jury will look at pictures and listen to recordings but there will also hear testimony from yeardley
love's mother and sister. >> thank you so much. >> we will have continuing coverage of the high-profile trial and we will have a complete wrapup from the first day in court tonight at 10:00. >> a former d.c. mayoral candidate had to trial. he is accused of driving on a suspended license. he is an essential figure in the corruption investigation in the investigation of d.c. mayor vincent gray. funeral services will be held today for a murdered community activists. his body was found late last month in a well in fort washington, maryland. two men are charged with the murder and investigators believe robbery was the motive. the funeral is set for 11:00 this morning at greater mount calvary church in northeast. >> in the philippines, at least
13 people are dead after a powerful earthquake struck the central part of the country. the 6.8 earthquake caused a landslide that barry does of homes and at least 29 people are still missing. it was a tragic end to a missing persons mystery in utah. josh collins said his washington state home on fire killing himself and his two children. gas was detected and the home exploded. he sent e-mail to his lawyer that said he was sorry, goodbye. he had been a suspect in the 2009 disappearance of his wife in utah and he had been in a custody fight with her parents for his two young sons. >> an occupy protester accused of hitting a police officer with
the british may make his first course of -- court appearance today. >> he was arrested saturday. we will tell you what is next. >> that's right they say this movement is far from over a number of those tents remained but there are fewer protesters out here. this is after police command to mcpherson square and freedom plaza over the weekend green authorities said they came in early saturday morning as part of an enforcement not an addiction. they say this was to enforce that wasban that is in place -- that camping ban. police are making sure that once again there are no clashes. there were many this weekend. we understand that 12 people were arrested including the man police believe is responsible for throwing a brick that struck a park police officer.
that man allegedly threw the brick is expected to face a judge later today. all of these people out here said that while this may have changed the occupied movements they say this movement is far from over in the nation's capital. >> thank you very much. seven minutes past six and it is 32 degrees. >> still ahead, it is a royal milestone -- how queen elizabeth ii remains on the ground. a new poll shows good news for the white house incumbents and how president obama fares in a one-on-one with mitt romney. >> first more son with mild
>> the time is 6:10 and we take you directly to a crash on the beltway in college park on the inner loop near the ikea. traffic is inching around this accident on the right side of the highway. that means you are leaving silver spring heading toward greenbelt. that is near rte. 1 in college park. the outer loop will find a little bit of a distraction as they slow down and get a good luck. out of greenbelt for college park toward the exit 495/baltimore, you will be effected. >> it is a chilly start today with a little bit of frostbu. some 30 degrees and the district and 21 in manassas and
culpeper and 25 currently in frederick and gaithersburg. it is a cold start 2 hour work week with widespread 20's and we are all below freezing a lot of sunshine today and a beautiful afternoon with 53 the high- temperature, eight degrees above average. a sunny and mild day today and tomorrow even warmer, we could be talking upper 50's south of town. the workweek is looking pretty good with sunshine and above- average temperatures but there could be a light and brief wintry mix on wednesday. otherwise, sunny and agreeable. >> 6:11 western europe is shivering. >> countries such as italy usually have fairly moderate winters but right now, they are knee deep and snowberry the snow is causing massive travel delays as it makes its way west. london heathrow airport cancelled almost half of its flights prepared 6:11 and it is chilly here. >> fashion forward at discount
prices -- that new target line is a best seller. >> the new york giants knocked off the new england patriots to win the super bowl. i will have all the highlights coming up. >> first, mitt romney makes it two in a row over the weekend and can he extend that streak tomorrow? we have the latest from th today my journey continues across the golden state, where everyone has been unbelievably nice. mornin'. i guess i'm helping them save hundreds on car insuranc it probably also doesn't't hurt that i'm a world-famous advertising icon. cheers! i mean, who wouldn't want a piece of that? geico. ah... fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent oh dear... or more on c insurance.
the silver state gave mitt romney his second victory in a row and newt gingrich can in a distant second followed by ron paul and rick santorum. the real brazenness to colorado and minnesota tomorrow. abc 7 is your election stations so stay with us for complete coverage on air and on line at wjla.com. >> the empire state building is in the super bowls. this morning. it has been lit up in blue lights since saturday to support the home team. come to mark, the new super bowl champions will get a ticker-tape parade. >> eli manning and the giants won over the the patriots, coming back in the fourth quarter. >> what a great game and what a great season for the new york giants for a few months ago they looked buried, losing five of six but they persevered and they are the champs.
they did it again -- the new york giants knocked off the mighty new england patriots to win super bowl xlvi >> the new york giants are the super bowl champs in february. >> there is something about this giants team. they know how to beat new england. new york captured its second improbable super bowl or the patriots in four years that this is absolutely brilliant. >> the game mvp eli manning in the final minutes engineered another comeback. on the winning drive, he completed five passes and none more spectacular than this 38- y yard grab. the final score 21-17. >> we never gave up, we never lost faith. >> for giants fans, complete jubilation. >> the new york giants just one. >> the superbowl is more than
just the game. madonna perform they threw for classics during the half. ♪ there is always the commercials -- one standout was clint eastwood on america's comeback for chrysler. ♪ yes, it's halftime america and our second half is about to begin them with his second super bowl ring, he lied meaning -- eli manning enters the grace right up there with tom brady. there was talk earlier in the season that the giants' head coach tom coughlin would be fired but now he is the oldest coach ever to win a super bowl. >> thanks so very much. madonna may have headlined the super bowl halftime show -- >> one of her co-stars and it of stealing the headline, take a
look them up ♪ >> there was some controversy when a rapper the upper middle finger and said an expletive. nicki minaj and others participated in the halftime show. i am a little bit surprised that madonna did not create any controversy. she used to thrive off of that. >> i guess she is passing along to the next generation. it is not good protocol to upstage madonna. >> agreed she is kind of a queen. >> she put on a good show at 53 years old. checking america's money news, we are looking at higher gas prices and look at the weekend box office and target's latest best seller. >> good morning increase in gas
prices -- gas rose almost 13 cents in the past month and prices may go up another 60 -- 16 cents by may. it is wary about the middle east. despite high gas prices, dealers are optimistic about their sales with cars. they're getting new models and using social media more. 80% of car buyers started shopping online. the target plan to woo shoppers seemed to be workable. jason wu had fashions selling at a target under $60. chronicle took top honors at box offices this weekend. it took an $22 million, almost three times what they had expected. >> 6:80 and so let's get a look at traffic and weather. >> let's check in with lisa
baden. >> plenty are going to work but unfortunately we have a crash in college park. the accident is on the inner loop near the ikea, moved to the left shoulder. that is leaving 95 to go toward greenbelt, slow traffic because of that collision. the outer loop will slow briefly like a blip on the radar of your life to look at that crash. that will affect traffic on southbound 95 in maryland coming out of laurel. in virginia, we have volume but 66 95, and 395 had no accidents. >> let's check in with adam caskey. >> it is quiet weather today and tomorrow and maybe some action in the middle of the week. the sun sets of 5:35 p.m. today. by this time next month it will set after 6:00 p.m. and will gain over an hour of daylight.
>> we are moving quickly. >> let's take a look at a great time lapse of the moon setting. this is our cap -- camera end ijamsville. it set at 5:50 a.m.. a dense fog advisory to the west this morning from allegany county until 9:00 a.m. some visibility's could be down to 1/4 of a mile, 30 degrees downtown and 21 degrees in manassas. 24 degrees in martinsburg and hagerstown and frederick are only 25 degrees. we will warm up nicely today with a lot of sunshine and a southwesterly breeze that will blow some slightly warmer air into town, middle 50's later
today. high pressure over head and that will translate into sunshine today and tomorrow but a weak disturbance over colorado will cause a little bit of light snow over the rockies and that will track east and by wednesday it should be around the washington area. it will not have much moisture but we could have just enough to squeeze out a little bit of light rain and may be wet snow mixed in on the day on wednesday. we are not expecting accumulations. sunshine today and warmer than yesterday, 53 for the high temperature and warmer tomorrow, close to 60 south of the metro area with sunshine. wednesday is a bump in the road with a chance of a brief wintry mix. it looks like we will cool down again by the upcoming weekend colder air should be on the way by saturday and sunday but no big snowstorms. two years ago we already have 1 foot of snow on the ground of dulles airport.
>> we are checking headlines around the world. is a special day for britain's queen elisabeth. >> today marks 60 years and she ascended to the throne. she thanked hers who supported her and reaffirmed her dedication to the british people. celebrations will take place in june but there will be events throughout the year. she is the second longest serving marc in british history after queen victoria. >> the time is 6:25 and another 30 minutes of "good morning, washington." >> we have an important new report on secondhand smoke. >> a traffic development in the mystery of the disappeared woman in washington for a police say the debts were no accident. >> 23 degrees right now in manassas and 25 in gaithersbur
>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead -- jury selection begins and i high- profile callous murder case and why it could be a tough test for a charlottesville court. it is monday, february 6. >> we begin with your traffic and weather every 10 minutes. we will check in with adam caskey but first, lisa baden keeping an eye on the crash and the belt way. >> we had a crash on the inner loop of the beltway in college park. this is near the ikea and show you that record. -- that car wreck. the inner and outer loop near college park on route one are moving sloper it will take into virginia where we are starting to slow the pace from woodbridge on 95 but bridge across the 14th street bridge. >> it is a beautiful day today
but a little cold right now but it will be a gorgeous day with high temperatures above-average. look at the nation's capital this morning. the sun is up at 7:00 tonight we're starting to get a little bit of pink and orange on the horizon. it dense fog advisory to the west of the metro area. that is until 9:00 a.m. and you can see visibility's down to 1/4 of a mile or less to the west. 30 degrees downtown and 24 at dulles airport. culpeper is only 21 degrees. sunny and mild today and warmer today and tomorrow. pleasant and doug will have the 7 day forecast with a bump on the road for wednesday coming up. >> jury selection starts today for a former uva lacrosse star
accused of killing a classmate. >> prosecutors say george huguely killed his ex-girlfriend yeardley love and a fit of rage. this sent shockwaves from charlottesville to chevy chase and baltimore. >> good morning the four-year students work days for graduation and chevy chase resident george huguely will stand trial for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. it is unclear whether he will testify but we know that the jury when selected, will listen to recordings between him and police. the circuit court in charlottesville has the task of selecting potential jurors from a pool of about 300 people who have not been influenced by this high-profile murder case. yeardley love was found beaten to death in her off-campus apartment back in may of 2010 after a heated argument with your export -- ex-boyfriend george huguely. there were both lacrosse
standouts and defense attorneys will argue that the death was an accident and yeardley love had a medical condition. students are upset that they will have to relive this case again for the next two weeks. the jury will not only look at gruesome photographs showing the body of yeardley love when she was found in her apartment but there will also listen to those recordings and hear testimony from the mother of yeardley love and her sister. they will be among the first to testify. >> thank you so much. we invite our viewers to stay with abc 74 continuing coverage of this trial. we will have complete coverage from the first day in court and that coverage starts tonight at 5:00. >> a former d.c. mayoral candidate heads to trial today. suleiman brown is accused of driving on a suspended license and he is an essential figure in a corruption investigation into d.c. mayor vincent gray.
and murdered community activist and alexander will be laid to rest today. lenny harris disappeared in september and his body was found late last month in a well in for washington. two men have been charged with the murder and police believe robbery was the motive. the funeral is set for 11:00 this morning and greater mount calvary church in northeast d.c. >> in pakistan, one person died and 40 others were trapped after a factory collapsed in the city of lahore. gas cylinders inside the building exploded and the factory manufacture is presidees madison. >>josh powell said his home on fire killing himself and his two children. he was the suspect in the disappearance of his wife in 2009 and was in a custody fight
with his -- with her two parents. >> good morning authorities believe this was all planned out. they think it was a suicide note. minutes before the house exploded josh palle santa ynez to his attorney with just three words -- "i'm sorry, goodbye." the images of what is left of the hamas heart wrenching, are fine and sad. a social worker had just brought the two boys to buy a home for a supervised visit. she says he let the boys inside and locked her out. the social worker told police she smelled gas and called for supervisors but the home exploded before she could get help. >> it can be anywhere. this is not something you want to ever experience. >> palle and the boys died in
the blast and it was no accident. >> this is not a tragedy. this is deeply wrong and that is why this is people. >> josh fattal has been the sole person of interest in the disappearance of his wife susan back in 2009 barry he maintains he took his sons on may overnight camping trip. he lost custody of the parents to his -- to our parents after they found sexually oriented images in his home. it was last week that a judge ordered judge powell to under go a psychiatric evaluation. police are searching for a motive but according to attorneys, the older son had begun talking about the night there went camping and he allegedly told investigators that his mommy was in the trunk. >> 6:35 and some occupy d.c. protesters remain in mcpherson square after 11 erastus over the weekend for a violent clashes
erupted between protesters and park police and police tried to enforce a camping banbury a police officer was taken to the hospital saturday after being hit in the face with the bridge. the man accused of throwing the bridge will be in court today. >> it is 6:36 and 25 degrees in frederick. >> this morning, lightning strikes twice for the new york giants for the second time in four years. eli manning lead his team to the lombardi trophy. >> also keeping kids safe from second-hand spoken we have a new study. >> we will first checked in with doug kildee joins us for the forecast.
>> welcome back. let's check in with lisa baden. >> plenty is happening in virginia. 66 is just growing volume eased down but no accidents out of manassas. we're pretty good shape in centreville with a slowdown on route 7 and it looks quiet out of round hill to get into ashburn. a good run on 66 going through fair oaks with the normal volume and quiet through falls church across the roosevelt bridge.
i-395 is starting to slow down a little in landmark. the headlights and this picture are northbound to get up to the beltway. we will take you to college park where we started the morning with a crash on route 1 the that is on the shoulder. >> let's say good morning to doug hill. >> there is a little bit of a chill out there but it is not bad. temperatures are in the upper 20's and we will make a nice improvement during the day as we get into the lower 50's. these are some of the numbers around the region this morning. clear skies but bundle up. we will add a good 20 or 25 degrees to those numbers by this afternoon. clear skies and a few clouds to the south of the area. a little bit of change will come our way by midweek with a
disturbance coming across the rockies and central plains. a chance it will bring a light rain here wednesday, maybe even a touch of light snow mixed in. sunshine today and look at these temperatures. we will be into the lower 50's this afternoon. the next seven days gives us a warmer day tomorrow and a chance of wintry stuff on wednesday and it will clear out again and remain mild for thursday and friday and pretty chilly air by next weekend. >> thank you so much. the time is 6:41. the test centers for disease control are concerned about young people inhaling secondhand smoke when they are in cars. they find that more than one in five high school and middle school students to ride in cars while others are smoking. second-hand smoke exposure has been lent to breathing problems as well as allergy symptoms.
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>> coming up tonight at 5:00, according might be a health hazard. imagine years of public trash accumulate behind closed doors. and what local forces are doing to approach according cases in our area. our reporters tonight at 5:00. >> that is coming up at 5:00 and coming up right now pro football and politics. one day after the super bowl, we
take a closer look at this relationship between the nfl and capitol hill. >> mike allen joins us now with details. president obama took advantage of the huge audience to get his message out yesterday. >> he squeezed into the six-hour pre-game show. we have discovered that the nfl that a record amounts of federal lobbying. helmet manufacturers got into the discussion. also, the obama campaign made some money off of the super bowl. in saturday night -- in -- on saturday night in indianapolis, they did a fund-raiser. they had a cocktail reception
at $250 a head. >> was it really more money put in this year that in years past? >> it was and that was because of the public attention to the concussion issue. congress will jump on that and we will see congress look in more on privacy issues. the waiver issue has kept football more active on capitol hill than today usually would be. >> thank you so much. >> have a great week, president obama says the united states is working with israel to prevent iran from becoming a nuclear power. he made the comment during a pre-super bowl interview. this comes in response to remarks by the secretary of defense is said israel could launch a pre-emptive attack as soon as spring. >> the son of the transportation secretary rqay lahofd -- ray
lahood is facing trial in egypt. he is accused of working without an a license. the trial date has not been set. the hacker group anonymous is stepping up its attacks. the group shut down government website in sweden and greece and act into police web sites in several u.s. cities. on friday, the fbi said the group intercepted a phone call between the fbi and scotland yard and the group is threatening to release e-mails about the u.s. military. >> 6:47 -- new york fans are celebrating their team's victory over the new england patriots. >> it was an incredible cast that turned out to be the tipping point. >> throwing into traffic and what a catch "
>> it was contested but ruled a cat. -- ruled a catch. tom brady tried to turn things around less than a minute to go and through a hail mary pass but it was incomplete in the amazon on the last play of the game and the giants went 21-17 the giants' second victory over the patriots in the super bowl over the last four years. >> it is believing and some big- time plays by a number of guides them giants fans celebrated the victory by gathering in times square. the empire state building was lit up in blow in honor of the timber in massachusetts, people used smoke grenades against students who rioted after the game. >> some table looked at the commercials for the super bowl. >> the m7m commercial was one of
the most popular ads last night. other popular ones were doritos commercials. another popular one was the e- trade commercial. i like the doritos ad and that led the dogs they used them of that was fun. i like the jury does ad with the baby in the slang shot. let's get a check traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> let's go live to newschopper7 because they are looking at 66 traffic. eastbound coming out of manassas from centreville this is an everyday occurrence. i will change cameras and give
you one at 270 southbound with headlights of falls road. it is not bad coming out of frederick in montgomery county but we started this morning with the crash nearly ikea on the beltway at route 1 and college park. that has been moved out of the wasa we are getting back to normal. >> let's check in with doug hill -- is called now but it will warm up? >> i think we will make a good recovery this afternoon, into the 50's. our average by this time of year is 45 degrees. mostly clear skies in chile this morning. we will look at a time lapse from ijamsville wityh the moon setting this morning. from arlington a beautiful sunrise headed our way in about 20 minutes. the sun sets at 5:35 and slowly
the daylight hours are getting longer. 21 degrees in aldie and 29 in chevy chase. there's a dense fog advisory in effect along the potomac island's west of hagerstown. most everybody will be in on the sunshine today with comfortable temperatures. high pressure will keep us sunny and pleasant today and the same story tomorrow. to make -- tomorrow maybe a little bit longer and wednesday will be a day with an area of low pressure that may give us some light rain in a brief wintry mix but otherwise a cloudy day with temperatures cooler and cooler weather will follow that. 53 is the average high temperature today. 57 degrees tomorrow and we will look in with adam caskey coming up. >> thank you so much.
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huguely who is charged with killing his ex-girlfriend yeardley love that her charlottesville apartment back in may of 2010. >> be occupy d.c. is a little empty at mcpherson square and freedom plaza after a confrontation saturday. at least 12 protesters were arrested. >> congratulations to the new york giants as they celebrate the super bowl victory over the new england patriots. eli manning engineer the team come back over tom brady and the patriots and the giants went 21- 17. >> that has to be a great feeling. not many quarterbacks can do that twice. 6:55 so let's get a last look at traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> i-95 between richmond and baltimore, everyone is a winner but there is volume. we'll go live to 66 traffic and
newschopper7 to show was the slowdown eastbound out of manassas and centreville before and after route 50. >> two years ago today, we already had 1 foot of snow on the ground. it is called out there and we have a thick frost but we will warm up nicely today, 20 now into the low 50's this section and sunny tomorrow with upper 50's and by wednesday maybe a light wintry mix. we will cool down by the end of the week and we will be closer to 40. >> we can handle the snow but let's spread that out. that will do it for us. >> we will see you back here at nam, have a wonderful day. they were made for each other. they're, like, the perfect match. brad and jill in accounting? crazy! coffee and chocolate. mocha. ooh! who's mocha?
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