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were in the courtroom including his mother who yelled out when she saw the suspect. the 17-year-old charged in this killing. maurice bellamy, that that is the man who killed my baby. now from the very beginning investigators said this was a targeted shooting and a lot of people are wondering what could have prompted the killing of a 15-year-old. now the prosecutor said in court that the case brings new meaning to the words "senseless murder." the bullets flew saturday at the deanwood metro station taking life of 15-year-old davonte washington. two days later police apprehended another teenager. >> we have placed under arrest a 17-year-old, who will be presented in court today. so, that 17-year-old is being presented in court later this afternoon. charged with the homicide and presented as an adult. stephen: from the beginning of the investigation police said it was not a random shooting
surveillance video stems from investigators knowing who they were looking for early on. if it was trivial yacht shooting or ongoing dispute, cathy lanier said this -- >> the details, you can judge for yourself. there is no reason for someone to take another person's life but this one is very, very tragic. stephen: the prosecutor said today he believes bellamy shot the 15-year-old because the 15-year-old looked at the defendant. reporting life, stephen tschida, abc7 news. michelle: jeff, are you there? can you hear us? all right. we are having some tr
we are on the scene of the fire on wind song drive. look down the road here. you can see a tremendous fire response. i don't know if you can see in the air the smoke billowing into the air. we're told by the fairfax county firefighters that it started at 2:30 or so. somebody driving by noticed something on fire and called it in. joined by captain kelly from the fairfax county fire department. is the fire out? >> it is controlled. we're in the process of mopping the fire up. the units responded to the 3000 of wind song drive. we encountered heavy fire in the garage area that was rapidly extending to the rest of the house. the crews attempted to make it to the second floor to stop advance. to fire in the attic but the conditions deteriorated rapidly we had to get out and evacuate. we went to defensive attack, which we opened up the large master streams. that was
had done the damage. jeff: the home is destroyed it looks like. >> it is. jeff: it's early on but what can you tell us from what you can assess how it started? what is the cause? >> the investigators are on the scene. it will take them a long time to figure it out because of the amount of damage. the fire had a good head start. there is a loll of damage. they will have to do work to figure it out. jeff: thank you for your time. this is a fire that was contained. a lot of wind. it was contained in a short time. thank you very much. we know that the area, large homes in the area according to the property assessment records. we were looking at online. this home is valued at $1.5 million. it's a tough situation. obviously this home is now gone. captain said to us as to exactly how it started, still under investigation. the good news is the fire is out and no one is inj
rebuilt. thank you for that. less than 2 hours after the chaos inside the u.s. capitol visitor center, two more suspicious packages put capitol hill on lockdown today. both turned out to be nothing but it shows how on edge the area is after yesterday's shooting. chris papst joining us live on the hill with a look at the tension there. everybody is on a heightened alert to begin with. when this happens it creates more chaos. chris: there may have been tension this morning but we have been at the u.s. capitol visitor center for five or six hours and i have to tell you, it's been like a regular day. if you didn't know what happened yesterday afternoon you would never know. it's 2:40 in the afternoon that the police say that larry dawson walked in the visitor center with a gun. he was shot and taken to the hospital in an ambulance. the capitol was on lockdown for 35 to 40 minutes. many people were e
psychiatrist from california who were inside the visitor center yesterday when the shots were fired. they remember seeing the suspect inside. we caught them returning to the center for the first time since sprinting out of it. this is what they had to say. >> a sobering experience. we need time to process it and move on with life. >> we decided to come back and revisit it. hopefully it will he in the healing process to move forward. chris: throughout the day we are learning more about the suspect. coming up tonight at 5:00 on abc7 news we will tell you what his motivation appeared to be. based off videos he made and posted on website. life on capitol hill, chris papst, abc7 news.
"7 on your side" after computer virus targeted computers of the medstar health group. they run two hospitals in d.c. today, some patients were asked to reschedule the appointments as the hospital tries to work everything out. we'll have the latest on the investigation and the impact coming up at 5:00. jonathan: terry mcauliffe vetoed a bill that would have blocked planned parenthood. it prevented state funds to be used for elective abortions. supports say the safeguards are already in place. republicans in the general assembly don't have enough votes to override the veto. michelle: north carolina's attorney again will not defend a new state law that many say is discriminating. some say north carolina is hurt every day the law is on the books. >> not only is the new law a an embarrassment,
let north carolina's economy back. if we don't repeal it. >> many businesses in the state come out in opposition to the law that bans cities from having their own antidiscrimination policies. the civil right groups are challenging the law in court. jonathan: maryland state senate approved noah's law that requires ignition interlock on the car of anyone convicted of drunk driving. it's named for a police officer killed by a suspected drunk driver. the house and the senate will work on a final bill to send to governor hogan who has signaled he is supporting of this law. michelle: breezy outside but still nice. chief meteorologist doug hill has a look at the forecast. doug: it's about average for the march and the winds. breezy but not as windy as yesterday. 59 and sunshine in washington. hagerstown
temperatures cool turner tonight. they will turn colder. winds will diminish tonight and wake up to temperatures across the area in the low to mid-30's. most areas above freezing. couple of spots north and west of town could see freezing before sunrise. touch warmer tomorrow and warmer later in the week. we'll tell you how warm the temperatures will go in ten minutes. jonathan: thank you, doug. new developments tonight in the war on terror. the state department and the pentagon ordered the families of the military personnel and diplomats the leave southern turkey. they want them out of the area. now this relocation arder includes the u.s. consulate. this comes amid new security fears due to the fight against isis in neighboring syria and iraq. they fear there are terrorist groups too close by carrying out operations. michelle: a dramatic scene in cyprus as people ran from a hijacked plane. an
a cockpit window to escape. elizabeth hur has why they believe theheimer was unstable and not -- the hijacker was unstable and not a terrorist. reporter: the man seen here walking through the metal detector and walking away from authorities. it's the hijacker caught on video before he is accused of hijacking this plane. mustapha was surrendering was also caught on camera, ending the standoff that lasted for hours. >> i didn't believe it would have a happy ending. >> according to the egyptian prime minister the suspect who is egyptian made no specific demands but asked to speak to his former wife who lives in cyprus. this is after
of the 55 passengers but holding several others and the crew hostage claiming he was wearing a suicide belt which was later determined to be cell phone cases. >> regardless whether or not this is a real device there have to be real concerns raised. reporter: they say it's not terrorism but they find the incident alarming noting four months ago 224 people were killed when a bomb blew up the plane after taking off from a resort town in egypt. officials vow to conduct a thorough investigation but they believe the suspect is mentally unstable. in new york, elizabeth hur, abc7 news. michelle: i think we can agree tolls are one thing. but what about the fees on top of them? that is something completely different. jonathan: yeah, still ahead for us details of a settlement for drivers fighting along
beautiful. but what is this windy weather doing to them? jonathan: later -- >> this is a really good much-up. jonathan: gearing u for the season. what you need to know before heading to nats park this year. michelle: but first, potential consequences after a scuffle between campaign manager and reporter. jonathan: as we head to break, abc7 pleased to bring you a debate between the democrat candidates from the maryland senate race today. if you missed it, don't worry. see it tonight at 7:00 on newschannel8 or watch it at wjla.com. back after this.
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new developments in race for the white house. donald trump is defending his campaign manager after police in florida are charging him with battery. now the republican front-runner took to twitter to question allegations against corey lewandowski. we break down a busy day out on campaign trail. reporter: donald trump's campaign manager corey lewandowski is not taking a break from the trail after being charged with battery. new surveillance footage from trump's own hotel seems to support michelle field's
corey lewandowski. he said he never touched her. but playing in slow motion you can see him moving toward her and fields being pulled back. >> under any normal circumstances or normal campaign year, corey lewandowski would already no longer be associated with the campaign. this is not a normal campaign. this is not a normal year. reporter: lewandowski was caught on camera at a second event grabbing a protester by his shirt collar. the trump campaign is standing by the campaign manager say leg will enter a plea of not guilty and looks forward to his day in court. ted cruz received the endorsement of wisconsin governor scott walker who was the first to bow out of the race. at that time saying conservatives should clear the field in what may have been the beginning of the stop trump movement. cruz taking a pot shot at his republican competitor and challenging trump to a one-on-one debate. senator cruz: our friend donald finds debates very, very stressful. reporter: elsewhere, bernie sanders continued to argue against billionaire buying elections while hillary clinton
violence. the campaign headlines really belong to donald trump's campaign today and not in a good way. a former pro trump pac supporter called people to distance themselves from trump calling him a wark of fiction. the campaign fired back and called her desperate. michelle: time for a check of the traffic situation. this is a long weekend and now it's back to the line. jamie: we have a water main break. moving to the waze map, we have a gas main break. this is northwest where we have the closure. let's look outside to show what we are seeing as far as volume. crossing the american legion bridge. inner and the outer loop.
no crashes to report here. we have a closure in place in d.c. because of a summit. the only one is on f street between 14 and 15th street. that is scheduled until noon on saturday. many closures go into place tomorrow at 7:00. if you travel to metro and use mount vernon station, tomorrow evening they are going to completely close the station for two days. that is a look at traffic right now. back to you. michelle: thank you. still breezy out there this afternoon. but nothing like the gusts we saw last night. meteorologist josh knight went to see how the cherry blossoms are holding up. josh: they are looking good but you will find this thing on the ground today. we have had the strong winds. wind gusts yesterday that topped 40 miles per hour at the airport. you can see whe
blow we lose more of the petals. in general considering the rain and the wind we got, a lot of the yoshino cherry trees are still looking good. puffy white flowers on them but you have to get out here today or tomorrow to check them out. there are still some species of the cherry tree around the park that haven't reached peak bloom yet. they typically do ten days after the yoshino cherry trees. that was officially on friday the 25th according to the park service. that means by the middle of next week we are look at two additional species that should be reaching theirpeak bloom. you can find both of the trees on the haynes point and also on ohio drive just south of the lincoln memorial. if you don't get out here before these have all blown off of here, check out the two areas over the next week. i'll send it back to you. michelle: great. i was going to say it's great they happen in waves so if you miss one specs of the trees
tidal basin over the weekend, so many tourists. we love to have you here. don't break off branches of the trees. you are not supposed to do that. take pictures, don't take branches. michelle: putting them behind their ear for pictures. not good. jonathan: these things have been around for over a hundred years. let them be here for another hundred years. doug: pick up branches on the ground. we'll see the winds die down tonight. little bit of the warmup coming our way. let's start with a brand new h.d. weather bug camera. we love the new cameras. this is on the camera in frederick, maryland. background is 270. put it in motion and you can see the traffic north and south. generally sunny skies. gusty winds. 54 temperatures. below average and breezy. but in the winds not that bad right now compared to yesterday.
fredericksburg at 62. 57 in baltimore and annapolis. 59 in the nation's capital. tonight skies are clear. the winds are diminishing 5 miles per hour and lighter than that overnight. it will get chilly by morning. 30 to 39 degrees. the colder areas could go to freezing or a little below in the morning. this is the list of the last five years when we had the last freeze. at reagan national airport. april 4 in 2013. and 2012 spring came on quickly that year. 2012, march 28. so the message here is don't plant stuff outside too soon. we could still have freezing temperatures.
we feel warmup on thursday hitting 70 with the showers in the afternoon. friday showers and isolated thunderstorms. another cold front will pass. turning breezy. cooler. 54 on sunday. we will start a slow warmup early next week. michelle: update the breaking news from the washington monument where the elevator is stuck again. we are told between 15 and 20 people were stuck when it became trapped. they have been rescued. you can see from the live picture, the rescue crews are on the scene there. the monuments will be closed for the rest of the day for the inspections and any repairs if necessary. jonathan: when you take them out of the elevator, you have to a
they are very narrow stairs. michelle: we don't know how high up they are. jonathan: cardio taken care of today. coming up for us at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- game interrupted. find out what brought this basketball game to a complete halt. left the whole crowd smiling. michelle: but first -- >> now, finally we are about to stop this run-away scourge dead in its tracks. michelle: the vice president heads to maryland to announce a big step in the fight against cance fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors have received a few awards. but we've received a few more, including jd power who ranked us highest in customer satisfaction for the third year in a row. only fios has the fastest internet on the most awarded network. now get super-fast 100 meg internet tv and phone for just $69.99 per month, online. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good, only fios can.
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afternoon. "7 on your side" in health matters. a big boost for the got moon shot when it comes to curing cancer. alison starling is here to explain it to us. alison: joe biden joined larry hogan to announce a huge donation to john hopkins university. the $125 million donation with a -- from former mayor michael bloomberg. and others. will create a cancer-fighting institute at that school. >> there is a sense among doctors and scientists on the brink of major breakthroughs. >> we are not naive. but i believe we can do in five years what would have taken 102 to 15 years. that will change dramatically, dramatically from the life of millions of people around the world.
alison: biden said he was surprised when the president put him in charge of this at the "state of the union." he thinks it stems when he told the commander-in-chief he wouldn't run for the job himself. he told the president the one regret he would have liked to preside over the end of cancer in this country after learning so much about the disease when his son beau was first diagnosed. michelle: thank you. we want to update the breaking news from the washington monument. jay korff has more. jay: washington monument is closed. elevator stopped at the 280 mark. there were people stuck on the elevator and they have gotten down. 25 people on the observation deck. i will walk to the listen family that were a family of five. you were among the 25 stuck all the way at the top at the observation deck. what happened? >> we were enjoying the v
we went downstairs to the floor where you catch the elevator on the way down. we saw a ranger going around a few times doesn'ting up. alerted us that the elevator was stuck. that you would have to walk down. jay: what was it like? you didn't have a stroller. you have a 1-1/2-year-old. >> we expect elevators. a once in a lifetime experience going down. the kids were able to see different stones that were inside. it was okay. jay: there have been a couple of times in the last year with an issue of the elevator. did you have any issues going? >> no. no thought of issues on the
way down. glad it's just an envator issue. jay: thank you. an eventful experience for them on the trip. electrical repair crews are there to determine what went wrong. our understanding is the monument will be closed until it's rectified. michelle: i'm glad everyone kept their cool. coming up at 4:00 -- >> proposed settlement with the tolls like these and what it could mean for drivers coming up. >> i'm kevin lewis live at nats park with the baseball season underway. we will give you a tour of the sights and sounds after this break.
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jonathan: drivers complained since the high occupancy toll lanes opened in virginia. not about the tolls but the fines that stack up if you didn't pay. as brianne carter report assettalment and a class action lawsuit could change all of that. -- a settlement and the class action lawsuit could change all f
brianne: the operator of the toll says drivers will be able to sign up for e-mail alert system and let them know when they need to pay up. they will have 90 days to pay the toll and the fee before it is sent to a debt collector. this is part of a settlement that needs to be approved by a judge. drivers will be eligible if for refund. >> you get the refund and anything you paid above that. this is a tool we are rolling out if you have a missed tool. more time at the missed toll stage to avoid invoice or escalating fees and
refund. brianne: if this settlement goes through how it would impact him and others is tonight at 6:00. brianne carter, abc7 news. michelle: wall to wall sunshine out there. but the clouds could be on the way and rain. jonathan: there is wind, too. look at the blue sky behind you. >> the rain comes in. beautiful view from chesapeake beach. it's so clear you can look across to see on the horizon. that is across the chesapeake bay. it's 59 degrees. lighter today than yesterday. the temperatures are
average. for the end of march. 59 at reagan. the wind speeds have a broze. if you are in a shady area there is a chill in the air. we have 18 miles per hour in leesburg and hagerstown. clear skies and the light wind we drop to 30's. there are a few areas that are colder suburbans areas from the district and sunrise could drop to 32 or 30 degrees. tomorrow looks good. thursday with afternoon showers possible. steve rudin will be here to look at the detailed look at the weekend forecast in 15 minute. and seven seconds.
we want to get to the live pictures over a store ran unit in manassas, virginia. there is some type of accident there. we are hearing that people are trapped in a freezer after a shelving collapse there. tough to make out what is happening. as soon as we get details about what is unfolding we'll circle back to breaking news. jonathan: this afternoon national game against the cardinals should have been one of the last spring training games. but it got rained out. opening day will be here before you know it. michelle: but not just the players getting ready for the lane. we are live at nats park to see what is new at the stadium. >> budweiser is
you can see what was once referred to as the red porch. now the budweiser brew house. this is what it looks like inside. with the bud, bud light, goose island and stela on tap. they renovated the p.n.c. diamond club to industrial place. they have mother's lounge for nursing with a play area, leather seat and the tv's inside. k9 on patrol at every home game. for the food new options that are two outside vendors that won a culinary contest. one is serving chinese and the other is gourmet hot dogs and hand-cut french fries.
>> this is the opportunity we're grateful for. this is amazing and it's more granding and marketing than we could have done by ourselves. >> we want people to understand we could be more exotic. >> opening day this year, the park widay this year, the park will welcome the 25th million fan. at 5:00, we will tell you about the jackpot package the fan will receive as a way of saying thanks. michelle: thank you. a local college playing basketball in last week of march. tonight the george washington university men's team will try to make it to the championship game in the n.i.t. jonathan: on a pro level the game between the new york knicks and
that is why. see the fellow there? that is not the new point guard. a little guy. the boy ran out on the court to huck knicks star carmelo anthony. he needed a hug. he embraced the kid and said something before the kid was escorted off the court. michelle: the knicks still loss. jonathan: i know. the panel is taking your call about the animal cruelty and control. if you have a question, give them a call. find out what you can do about it. they will be there until 6:30 taking your calls. narrator: all that political mail might be overwhelming. let's simplify.
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closer view there. we are told that a medivac is moments away to land and possibly transport patients in the vie sinty. we have very -- transport patients in the vicinity. we have very little information but the medivac is on the way. we will have more information as soon as we get more information. jonathan: this is a huge storage area, a freezer storage area. somewhere inside the storage facility there was some sort of collapse. we are told there is someone or maybe a couple of people trapped inside there. that is why they are getting the medivac out there. to get them to a hospital as soon as possible. as soon as we get more information we'll go back to it. we are hearing the chirps of two eaglets in the district. they are stuck under mom. these are the two bald eagles that are nesting in the
department. this is a different set of eagles. the earth conservation core set up a live eagle. not to be confused with the two that are at the national arrest re tum and growing like weeds -- national arboretum. and growing like weeds. michelle: you can help name the two eaglets that were born a week ago. mr. president and first lady are known as d.c. 2 and d.c. 3. the american eagle foundation wants people to suggest names on social media using #dceaglecam. #namethenestling. they will be named april 26. we have more on this at wjla.com. look, you can see one of them just kind of peeking out there. with mom. jonathan: they're both right there. mom is leaning back so they can see the sunshine. mom is talking up a storm. michelle: giving them lessons early. jonathan:
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hello. 7 is truly on your side. we have officers officers from s precincts taking your calls tonight. taking phone call about the wildlife in your neighborhood. we're talking about the stray animals and we are even talking about the neighbor that maybe isn't paying as much attention to their pet you want them to. all the calls are anonymous. call in. 703-236-9220. call in, ask an animal control officer your question. we'll be here until 6:30. jonathan: thanks. the loudoun county school board is expected to vote on a controversial boundary changes. that is tonight. opponents of the plan say it would concentrate students from the poor neighborhoods in certain areas. others argue that the school boundaries must change as the county continues to grow. tonight's hearing starts at 6:30 at the administration building in ashburn. michelle: the clock is ticking to enroll in the virginia prepaid college tuition program. the current enrollment period ends thursday. it will allow programs to set aside money for the under
at two and four-year college and universities in virginia. jonathan: well, four dozen flights have been canceled in two days thanks to a volcano eruption. good excuse. the volcano in alaska aleutian island began erupting on sunday. the ash plume reported as far as 400 miles from the volcano. michelle: now take a look at this. plying saucer -- flying saucers over reno,ness? no. those are clouds. it passes over a mountain. rises up and it cools. winter or spring are the typical time of year. jonathan: if you want to think they're flying saurussers -- flying saucers. steve: it is beautiful today. if you are inside looking out, the sun is shining and the skies
when you get out there the wind is flowing. a wind chill factor. those of you who are in to ferris wheels. this is the national harbor. windy today. going around in circles. we will look for the temperatures to fall moving through the evening hours. 59 at reagan national airport. if you have the dinner plans or you plan to exercise this el you will want to bundle up. the temperatures will fall quickly. the winds are 15 to 20 miles per hour. that is adding an extra chill. the temperatures will fall in the 30's under the mainly clear skies. the winds will ease. showers and thunderstorms on the way moving through the rest of the week. the forecast today for 63 degrees. around 70 on thursday. temperatures will really begin
upcoming weekend. a lot going on with the cherry blossom coming to an end. sunday is 54 degrees. if you have plan to take part in the credit union ten miler you will see a chilly start on sunday morning with the temperatures in the low 40's by 11:00. temperatures in upper 40's to 50 degrees. check on traffic with jamie sullivan. jamie: a big accident. we are starting off in virginia. on the outer loop from tyson south to gallow's road. that is where the crash is. let's talk about the backup. this is in the single digit. the wazers are checking in with the delay. before 66 you get a good idea heading south. the biggest, heaviest stretch of traffic starting near the toll road continuing south. closer to where the accident is. you can only get
shoulder. to move and talk about what else we are seeing there. that is the delays behind it. this is near route 50. you get an idea of how heavy it is comparison to inner loop moving up to speed. focus in on d.c. the closure in place. this is until saturday. right around noon. the metro mount vernon station will be closed tomorrow. traveling through maryland happy to report no issues on the road. jonathan: coming up next at 4:00 for us. >> you thought you were in danger. >> absolutely. i was scared for my life. jonathan: speaking for the first time the woman who blew the lid off the affair that cost the central intelligence agency director his career. jill kelly encounter with the f.b.i. when she w
up next. >> we're monitoring breaking news out of manassas where at least four people were injured in a collapse inside this freezer, the industrial size freezer. there was a collapse. four people injured. we are constantly getting new information on this story. we will have an update coming up at the top of the ho
michelle: she was accused of being the other-other woman. the woman who brought down the head of the central intelligence agency david petraeus bringing to light his affair. now for the first time in four years we are hearing from jill kelly who talked about the stalking that made her fear for her life. >> a shock today. general david petraeus re-signed. >> political sex scandal in 2012 that read like a hollywood spy thriller. there the new mystery tonight about what really happened and wh.
retired four-star general re-signing in disgrace after an f.b.i. investigation into an extramarital affair. the general's mistress, his biographer. paula broadwell accused of cyber stalking several of his friends and colleagues. one of broadwell's alleged targets jill kelly. a well-connected honorary ambassador for the high-ranking military general in florida. including the top commander in the war in afghanistan. general john allen. >> you were portrayed as the femme fatal. did you have a relationship with general petraeus? >> no. >> did you have an affair with general allen? >> i didn't have an affair with anybody in my life. i'm happily married. >> you were the other woman. >> is i don't know why. >> she and her husband scott received threatening e-mail in 2012 seeming to pin point the location and tracking the meeting with
>> rogue agents and organized crime. scared for my life. getting in the car immediately. inside the car was like an interrogation. they were trying to make me say i had an atary with general allen, general petraeus. this is outrageous. >> you had an investigation that brought down two of the top generals. what was your reaction? >> general petraeus didn't know the stalker was his mistress. general allen didn't know general petraeus was having an affair. i didn't know he was having an affair. i found out when the world found out. >> did you felt betrayed? >> i felt sorry for david. leon: tonight, prophet of god? digging in the man behind the chaos at the capitol. why the supposed minister on a mission caused the lockdown. and liter of puppy named after officers killed in the line of duty. >> a man's battle with the county over
rink. how both sides will benefit tonight. announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. leon: we begin with breaking news from manassas. alison: where there has been a collapse inside of a business there. jonathan elias is in the newsroom watching breaking details. what do you know? jonathan: we know it is ryan reinhardt food services. this is a freezer complex. inside we are told a huge shelf gave way and collapsed on top of the workers inside. so much so they called 911. and they ordered a helicopter to bring out the injured to get them to a hospital in a faster amount of time. which would speak to the severity of the injuries. six people at one point were trapped inside the business. they have been freed
for other people that might still be trapped inside that is unclear. the response has been significant. this is a business in manassas, it's reinhart food services. they have offices all over the country. this is a large facility that happened inside a freezer unit. we will stay on top of this and let you know if we get updates. back to you. alison: thank you. more breaking news. now on the washington monument. leon: it's closed because the elevator is stuck halfway up. jay korff is there to give us more information. where people on the elevator when it was struck? jay: absolutely. we got updated numbers. 19 people are stuck halfway up. we are told at the 280 foot mark. it's 550 to the top. we had 23
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