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announcer: from abc7 news, this is a breaking news alert. alison: the breaking news from dallas airport where one of -- dulles airport where one of the passenger shuttle ended up in a construction ditch. this is a view from skytrack7. we are told it was taking international travelers to customs. the vehicle never tipped over. officials do believe there are no serious injuries but we are working to gather more information on the incident at bring it to you as soon as possible. meanwhile, "7 on your side" in temple hills where the power was shut off to an entire condominium complex. jonathan: no lights, no heat. some residents were blindsided by this. michelle: now they are forced out of two massive buildings tonight. q mccray is in temple hills with the staggering cost of the unpaid bills.
residents' fault. q: no, it isn't. they paid all their bills. i spoke to management and they told me all the utility bills were paid in full since it took over in february. they blame the board of directors that was in charge before february for this massive unpaid power bill, which is now more than $400,000. pepco came out this afternoon a little bit before 1:00 and shut off power to both buildings. when that hap buildings unfit. you can see the u-haul trucks. people are moving out as we speak. the people you are looking at now have a place to go. they are moving in with family. but many people have nowhere to go. "7 on your side," we broke the story. we have been on top of the story for a couple of weeks now. we discovered there are renters and the condition -- condo owners living here. the condo owners have known
what was going on. they have been paying the bills and they want to know where the money is. >> i have three babies under three. i have been here for over a year now. >> where are you going to go? bus stop out there, i see a lady sleeping there every day. i have to ask her can i share the bus stop with her. q: a sad story here. i witnessed the kids get egg off the school bus and smiling ear to ear and happy go lucky and watching the smiles turn to frowns when the parents told them they have nowhere to go. the electricity is turned off and they are left in the cold. many will sleep in shelters tonight. where did the money go?
now and i'll have at it in the 5:00 newscast. stick around for that. that is latest live from temple hills, q mccray, back to you. jonathan: so they have a shelter for the folks to go to for the meantime how many folks are they expecting? q: that is where it gets dicey, jonathan. a lot of the people here have employment so they don't qualify for shelters. a lot of people are staying with family. it's a in the 5:00 show. jonathan: nice to see if they get it resolved quickly. thanks. also developing a man shot in the parking lot at iverson mall. lockdowns at two schools just lifted. sam ford has more with what happened. sam? sam: i'm on the relatively isolated of the back parking lot of the iverson mall. the once thriving shopping center here where today two people came together and right
the other one is on the run. an empty parking garage is the scene of the shooting that happened after noon. residents nearby told us they heard a crash and then gunshots. >> i just heard a gunshot. the first one was loud and woke me up. then i think two or three more. >> they next heard a car own blare for a long time as the responding officers converged on the scene. >> on scene, they found a male victim sff wounds. he was rushed to the hospital with what appears to be non-life threatening injuries. sam: same time they put two schools, carlos mesa -- jessie b. mason school and jessie hillcrest heights elementary school on lockdown. they canvassed the area but the suspect remains at large. and so the schools have been, the lockdown have been lifted on the school. school is out here right now.
the mall itself, you ask people about this. they never knew about it. this area is so isolated that it happened at the iverson mall. but nobody in the mall knew anything about it. reporting live from prince george's county i'm sam ford, abc7 news. michelle: thank you. happening now, testimony in the david black murder trial, he is charged in the murder of his wife bonnie in arlington. abc7 cameras rolling while he walked away from the crime scene. that was a look a year ago. maryland bureau chief jeff goldberg has details from inside the courtroom today. jeff, bonnie black's mother took the stand today. what did she have to say? jeff: well, she had a lot. the trial going on. betty ann armstrong was the first witness this morning and said two years prior to the murder of bonnie black is when the relationship between bonnie and david started to
bonnie began to feel threatened by the demeanor, the action and the words by david black. his insistence to see the children. betty ann said, "my daughter was afraid for her life." and she testified on the day of the murder of bonnie black, april 17, 2015, bonnie was supposed to travel to pennsylvania to see her mother betty ann, to relax and regroup a few days before the divorce trial was set to begin. back tears and said that the trip never happened. also david black in the courtroom today. he was active in the testimony of betty ann armstrong. he was moving around quite a bit, often shaking his head when betty ann was speaking, writing notes and speaking to his attorneys quickly. he was active and taking issue with what betty ann armstrong had to say about her account of what was happening in their marriage through the separation process.
courtroom to see what is going on now and i'll have an update at 5:00 and tell you about a video that was played for the jury today that seemed to make an impact. until 5:00, jeff goldberg, abc7 news. jonathan: thank you. two people dead and four others wounding after a shooting in freight car america at roanoke. the gunman is one of the two that was killed because police say he took his life after the shooting. the others wounded, three are in hospital. nearby high soo ongoing investigation kept things busy. in gaithersburg, police are searching for a person who shot a man inside his home. it happened in the 7900 block of muncaster mill road. it's unclear if the gunman was allowed in or he broke in. we spoke to neighbors who say the house is known for hosting a number of parties. but last night they say it was quiet. until they heard the gunshots.
of course gunshot. we called 911. we knew something happened. it was bad. jonathan: detectives are talking to other people inside the home at the time of the shooting. right now still no motive or a good description of the killer. michelle: let's talk about what is happening outside. forecast takes a frigid turn tonight. freeze warnings are being issued. chief meteorologist doug hill shows us where it will be the coldest. doug? doug: a good chance of frost morning because widespread freeze warnings in effect overnight from 3:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., fredericksburg, rappahannock, culpeper, north and west. the frost advisory for the metro area in effect as well. it looks like the stormwatch7 scraper is scraping baltimore county on the map. that is not true. i was born and raised there. i would never let it happen. look at the temperatures in the morning. mid-30's. you think how can you have
the lowest elevation at the ground level we can see freezing temperatures out west and close to the metro as well. wake up to 35 in burtonsville. 40 in clinton. south of town will be a chill in the air with the temperatures in the upper 30's by morning. they will finally western zone look shows the temperatures are steadily in the mid-30's by the morning. bus stop, chilly for sure. plenty of sunshine. low 40's. 50 at recess. 55 at dismissal. a warm day shows up in the it's surprising. we'll see that in a few minutes. jonathan: thank you, doug. we are two weeks away from the white house. trump is focused tourning florida red for the upcoming election. he was in sanford and hosted a rally at 3:00. huge crowd. some folks waiting hours to get a chance to see him speak. as soon as he wrapped up there, on the move again. he will be in tallahassee this everything. alison: shortly before trump took the stage in sanford,
florida. florida voters are already casting ballots now. former president bill clinton is launching a stronger together bus tour tonight. in greenville, north carolina. jonathan: well, when it comes to voting in maryland there will be a new ballot system for the blind. new ballot and marking devices will be available at early voting center and polling places on election day. voters will be able to use a key pad with braille embossed buttons and audio head set. text on the screen they can enlarge the text. stay with us for more election coverage. brad bell taking votetrak 2016 to d.c. to get a pulse on the election and driving around the swing states. we hear more from him at 4:30. alison: speaking of driving around, how about the beach drive repair project? it will take three years. we are just a few weeks into phase one now. there are four stages. the closure is just impossible
brianne carter has update on phase one with a surprise find and safety questions. brianne: a firsthand look today at the three-year project along beach drive. from milling the road to repairing railing along bridges. the national park service says the seven to nine-month first segment of work is on schedule. so far no major snab but rather a few surprises under the road. the cr wall. an archaeologist checked it out and it will remain in the place. it also included widening the trail along the road. >> to have it more room to have it considered part of the transportation infrastructure and be treated as such. that's important to us. brianne: keeping the trail open to pedestrians and bicyclists in the first month of the process created safety concerns. the extra efforts being taken and the warning for the
drive trail coming up tonight at 50:00. in northwest washington, brianne carter, abc7 news. jonathan: coming up next for us at 4:00, too young to drive but old enough to steal. the kiddie crime spree. that's next. alison: also result of headlight safety test when it comes to bigger vehicle on the roadway. the long list of poor performers and the two models that did well next. jonathan: tonight is game one of the world series. coming up, we have a preview of the mapup between and the end -- matchup between the cubs and the indians. this is the drought series. michelle: a high-heel race.
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>> breathe it in. this is fun for the cubs fans and the indians fans because between the team there is a combined world series drought of 200 years. that's how long the drought is when you combined both teams. michelle: that's all? jonathan: couple centuries. alison: tonight, this is it. the cleveland endians and the chicago cubs play game one. michelle: who do you think will win? go to wjla.com/votenow. let us know. for the game itself, here is elizabet elizabeth: tonight, the battle between the chicago cubs and the cleveland indians begins. two teams hoping to end the championship drought. and super fans are pumped and packed ready for game one in cleveland. >> i was ecstatic. >> i have been a cubs fan my whole life. amazing. elizabeth: chris scoring his game one ticket for $600. that's a bargain. with ticket tracking sites reporting game tickets selling
staggering when you consider the average cost of world series tickets last year was $1,600. but for fans, the chance to witness history, priceless. and the players, they also know this is huge! >> this is pretty special. i get to play on the biggest stage in front of everyone i know. >> we will enjoy this for the next however many days. one of us has to win, right? elizabeth: someone has t should it be the cubs it would be the first time since 1908. for cleveland, their last world series win was in 1948. but just a couple months ago the cleveland cavaliers did finally give them a reason to celebrate. lebron james says he is enjoying it all. >> it's a day that will go down in history. for anyone who lives here, they will never forget it. i'm happy'm a part of -- happy
news, new york. michelle: abc7 on traffic watch. eric smith in the traffic center with a look at the ride home. eric? >> thank you. a busy afternoon. we start off in d.c. on the southwest freeway. it's volume on both directions. mostly the west-hand side. we zoom out and look at 395 north. slow to thep most delays are southbound. northbound across the bridge is tough as well. we zoom out to look at the beltway. it's a ton of slow spots today. everything will be pretty tough as far as the beltway goes. we look at the delay on the baltimore washington parkway. there is a accident at powder mill road. it's tough both directions. look at the cameras around the beltway. outer loop and the big delays
they stretch to virginia. 295 northbound, the delays on the 14th street bridge will remain heavy for now. that is all from the traffic center for now. back to you. jonathan: thank you. this defies logic, common sense and a risk to your health. the annual high heel race is tonight. alison: who needs the world series? this is what we are focused on. we have our own race at abc7. michelle: here is the g.m.w. high heel race. look at who dominated. >> ready? on your mark. get set. go! michelle: uh-oh. our friend brian van de graaff. jonathan: how is he so good in heels? how does that work? michelle: this is his second time winning. it's all in good fun to draw attention to the actual race
30th anniversary this year. the race begins at 9:00 tonight on 17th street between p and s street. road closures start tonight at 6:30. jonathan: how many people break their ankle in that race? how does he do that? michelle: he must have had practice. doug: there is a secret to running in them, brian told me. i can't say what it is. but there is a reason he wins. jonathan: he h doug: not wasting time. michelle: he smoked the ladies. jonathan: i would break both ankles. doug: steve rudin is reporting on the weather for the race doesn't tonight. -- for the race tonight. we have freeze advisories tonight in effect. i say once a year that it
michelle: so exciting. doug: all right. right now it's just clear. breezy and chilly. but delightful. the temperatures from the upper 50's to the low 60's with cloudless skies. we a frost and freeze. but the winds stay like this, it won't happen. they have to diminish to get a frost and freeze. we think by 3: the windy min niche and we will see -- winds will diminish. we think they will. there is a frost advisory in the same time. so the general forecast is cold and lighter winds before
60's moving east or southeast later in the day. thursday is warmer and we have showers with the next cold front thursday evening or thursday night. day today changes. we have a 40% chance of rain with a front thursday evening. you look at the weekend. clouds increase sunday and 75. a slight chance of a shower late in the day on sunday. 20 to 30%. halloween weather is fine. a sweet seven-day. that is the latest. jonathan: thank you, doug. still ahead for us at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- the district will be the home city for hillary clinton or donald trump.
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alison: "7 on your side" consumer alert. we are learning more about the increase in premiums for this year's open enrollment through the affordable care act. before, premium for mid-level benchmark plan will increase an average of 25%. across the 39 states served by the federally run online market. one in five customers will have customer will have one insurer to buy from scott taylor is in the help center with this and other insurance matters. tell us about this phone bank tonight. >> well, i want to point out real quick if you have a subsidy, make sure you check online for the affordable healthcare act. you might not see a big change at all. the middle income people is where you get a hit. by the way, look. this is all my friends from a.a.a. hello! >> hi. scott: they respond as a group.
phone. just call the "7 on your side" phone bank. we are talking about insurance. let me tell you the type of insurance we talk about. life insurance. they can answer the questions. homeowners insurance and of course, car insurance. all you have to do is call 703-236-9220. just real quick stat here. people between the ages of 19 and 35. they don't even think about life insurance. they would rather think more about vacation. right, chris? >> correct. scott: than li >> correct. correct. they can actually afford life insurance for less than $20 a month, most can get $250,000 policy. scott: stop with the starbucks. at least a couple of them. is that going to happen? we are here all afternoon long. get your questions ready and give us a call. 703-236-9220. michelle: all right, scott. thank you. still ahead at "abc7 news at 4:00" -- the great debate of 2016. will girl scout cookies be
we'll tell you when you can buy the new cereal and some of the mixed feelings ahead. brad: votetrak 2016 is live in the district where votes are already being cast. and passion is on full display. alison: then new at 5:00, they have seen plenty in their 100 plus years on this planet. find out what the local centenarians have to say about this presidential election.
announcer: you're watching "abc7 news at 4:00". on your side. jonathan: a crime spree in the district has residents worried and even shocked. d.c. police responded to a string of robberies and across the city. michelle: they made arrests in three incidents. the suspect in each case range in age from 12 to 13. stephen tschida has the story. stephen: a street of well-maintained townhomes.
by two individuals who tried to steal her purse. she fought them off. police caught them. they turned out to be 12 and 13-year-old. >> it's shocking. a shocking event it happened. stephen: an hour later a few blocks away a woman on d street outeast was also approached from behind. her purse stolen. police combed the neighborhood and caught the alleged culprit. a 13-year-old boy. >> i think it's terrible. i just don't understand them. step a man walking at guyry place was attack and the victim of an attempted robbery. police made an arrest quickly. a 13-year-old girl. >> you least expect it from the kids. that is probably the disadvantage for us. stephen: meanwhile, on the street where one of the incidents took place they are stepping up neighborhood patrol in hopes of stopping more preteen or early teen assailants. stephen tschida, abc7 news.
it's chilly last night but it's down right cold tonight. doug: coldest night of the season so far. frost and a possible freeze. give you a big screen map. i will point out the areas affected. the area in plum, or is it violet? i'm not sure. the darker color are under freeze warnings. we show you a big picture. widespread area. west virginia to state college, pennsylvania, into new york and even through southern section of connecticut. the area or aqua, not sure. in those areas we have a frost advisory. west virginia, ohio, maryland, virginia, west virginia, delaware. widespread, the first event of the season like this in metro area because we expect the winds to diminish, crystal clear skies, cold air over the surface. the possibility that the numbers will bottom out in the morning. maybe down to 36. that is a temperature that usually register six to eight feet above the ground in most places and down on the ground
i could be cold enough for rooftop frost, frost on the windshield and the grass and the areas to the west where it could freeze briefly. temperatures in the 30s in the morning. all across the area. maybe 42 in downtown washington. after a cold start a delightful day tomorrow. a lot of sunshine. the breezes not as strong as today and highs reaching 59 degrees. steve rudin back in 15 minutes with a look at the weekend forecast. michelle? michelle: okay, doug. thank you. "7 on your side" with a coum is open right now. call 703-236-9220. get information on life, car, homeowners insurance or any other insurance-related questions you may have. we have volunteers standing by to answer your questions.
engage -- army forces are engaged mainly around the christian town of bartallo, east of mosul. they announced the liberation last week but the sporadic gun battle with the pocket of resistance have been reported since. iraqi troops receive support of armored vehicles in the fighting. they also said they recaptured four villages in the area moving to within four to five kilometers of mosul. jonathan: the refugee camp is empty. they began demolishing what was called "the upal -- the jungle." many were told to just go home. there were clashes over the weekend but now it's a barren camp. there is now a no-pet policy at arlington national cemetery. this is a new policy. it will start wednesday. the army says pets impacted
also wednesday bikers will not be allowed to ride through the cemetery unless they are there to visit a family member. michelle: abc7 is on a mission to hear from voters across the area leading up to the election. today votetrak 2016 made its way to the national mall. brad bell is live in northwest what is on voters' minds out there? braz -- brad: you know what is different here? people are we had an opportunity to talk to some of the folks today. they said they were excited to be casting the ballot. but also relieved to be done with the race. after two weeks on the road, votetrak 2016 finds the election foremost in the thoughts of many we speak to in the district. >> i think it's fantastic. it's what we do here in america. brad: we met vince after he stood in line for early voting at one judiciary square.
the mayhem and activity and the excitement of the election day. brad: judging by the steady stream of voters many like the convenience. a few also tell us they are happy to put the campaign behind them. >> this is a huge joke. they have not solved the problem of crime and poverty in d.c. >> i'm ready for the election to be over and have our first female president. brad: now we are still when we come back, we will show you the passion we observe today. actually a demonstration opposing one of the presidential candidates. we talk to the people that were observing it. the reactions pretty interesting. on the mall, brad bell, abc7 news. jonathan: thank you. when you are president you cannot avoid criticism. michelle: last night, president obama participated
is the nickelback of presidents. i bet obama likes mustard on his hot dogs because he's gross. president obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the united states, exclamation point. @realdonaldtrump. well,@realdonaldtrump, at least i will go down as a president. [applause] michelle: so instead of dropping the mic he drops the phone. those are funny. jonathan: they come in all day long. non-step. people have a lot of time to do that. c'mon. michelle: got to have a sense of minor. -- humor. jonathan: you do. coming up a massive v.w. settlement approved. how much. ad owners will get in cash even after -- affected owners will get in cash. michelle: first, the rising
her first year at school that gave her a better perspective on life. as scott abraham shows us, it is turning her into a rising star. scott: strapping on the pads for another day of field hockey. sophie hamilton is a junior goalkeeper at catholic university. >> she is amazing. you are not supposed to have favorites. she is one of my favorites. scott: the summer before h upside down. >> i threw my bag down and ran up to my house. >> dehumidifier exploded and called her ellicott city home to burn to the ground. >> i remember going to the bathroom and started crying in the shower for an hour knowing that the sentimentality of the childhood home is gone.
scott: know one should go through the tragedy but it brought her family closer together and stronger together and it put life in perspective. >> i'm grateful for what happened. it brings a lightness to the rest of life. it has allowed me to realize there is no reason to stress about the menial things. scott: focusing now on leading the cardinals to another conference championship. i'm scott abraham with our rising star. michelle: thank you, sco special. we have put together some of the most inspiring stories from the series. you can only see it on wjla.com. jonathan: healthy perspective. michelle: she is a great role model. volkswagen's settlement scandal approvedded. the amount for drivers and the soonest you will be able to turn your car in for a new one or get cash. >> if you are a fan of girl
we have a very unique phone bank today. we are talking about insurance with my friends from a.a.a. i got them all here. they are experts so please call right now. 703-236-9220. i want to talk about car insurance right now. almost 12% of drivers in the district of d.c. have no insurance. virginia it's 10%. in maryland, it's over 12%. i live in virginia so i think i'm okay. let me talk to you real quick, if i can interrupt you. i am helping somebody. what kind of questions are you getting so far? >> i must admit we are getting a lot of life insurance calls. we got a couple of general insurance questions. can i remove full coverage? can i add full coverage? what are the state requirements in maryland? scott: all right. i'll let you get back to the call. it looks like everybody else
it is really important that you call. let me tell you the type of questions we are handling. life insurance, car insurance and homeowners insurance. 703-236-9220. michelle: "7 on your side" with another alert. federal judge approved $15 billio volkswagen for emission scandal. hundreds of thousands of vehicles had software upload to the vehicles that deceiverred emissions tests. $10 billion will go to buy-back or repairs. each vehicle owner will get $5,000 to $10,000 each. buy-backs begin in november. to see all the reporting on the emissions scandal, log on to wjla.com search "emissions." jonathan: well, the british government is support
airport december white concerns about pollution and noise nearby. they say it will be good for business and bring more people to and from london. if final approval is given, that would be the first full runway built in the area since world war ii. if you are complaining that girl scout cookies are only for dessert -- this is an interim debate. we are going around about this. you can have them for breakfast. michelle: two cereals now for the breakfast buzz. amy: in a few months the grocery list could change. >> i'm sure if t kids won't complain. amy: his reaction that he heard two girl scout cookie inspired cereal will hit the shelves. >> great branding for them. amy: general mills said they will be available nationwide
more information as it gets closer. >> we can't get enough of the girl scout cookies. we love it in any form possible. amy: but not everyone is planning to scoop up the breakfast treat. >> it sounds delicious. not sure how healthy it would be. amy: in a statement the girl scouts said in part our agreement with general mills is part of a broader portfolio of licensing agreement to allow the girl scouts of the usa to leverage the reach of the licensee to heighten th more girls and volunteers and deliver the message and the value of our mission to help more girls in more places tap into the leadership potential and develop the courage, confidence and character they need to make the world a better place. >> get them in the cereal aisle, have them available all year. we look forward to it once a
january for a limited time. amy aubert, abc7 news. michelle: all right. now we want to talk about the weather. it's feeling chilly out there. this is just the beginning here. doug: the coldest night of the season. freeze warning, too. ready for more! jonathan: we are hours away from the annual high heel race. doug you decided to let steve run it instead of you. steve to run it either. jonathan: no? doug: i don't think so. jonathan: c'mon! steve: no. i tried on jamie's heels earlier this afternoon. it was not a pretty sight. here we are at 17 and r. quiet now. in two or three hours thousands of people are going to line the streets. they are decorating the bars here. they are ready to go. some people are hiding. they have the bar specials. let's talk about the forecast
the early evening hours the temperatures are upper 40's, mainly clear skies. leg warners, you will need them. try to stay warm. talk about the freeze warning for the overnight hours. west of d.c. western loudoun county, and points north and west we have a frost advisory for the d.c. metro. if you have outdoors plans that are usually indoors in the winter months bring them inside to protect them and keep them safe. daytime highs upper 50's, let's talk about the marine corps marathon this sunday. big changes for the forecast. originally we thought temperatures would be around 660 degrees. now a frontal system will have a hard time moving through on time is we are calling for highs in the middle 70's. halloween looking forward to that monday night. right now we are calling for mainly clear skies. temperatures in the50's. you pictures of the house or neighborhood decorated we
them to us. burst.com/wjla. we will pick the best pictures we receive and i will come to your house and forecast the weather thursday, friday or monday of next week. something to look forward to there. let's talk about the rush hour commute. straight to erik smith. erik: thank you, steve. it's been a tough ride already. we are starting out with delays on 395 south. you can see near the pentagon to duke street. this has been a tough stretch. zoom out to the beltway. big delays in several spots, near bethesda and legion bridge. a big mess. we take a closer look at that soon. we are watching parkway to the crash near powder mill on the right side. there are big delays for both directions heading this way. we do a quick look at the live camera for the outer loop delay.
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become one of the healthier schools. >> good job. keep going. kellye: at seton elementary school in northwest, healthy habits are a priority. >> i used to eat unhealthy foods but now i eat healthier foods. kellye: food straight out of the school's garden. >> the flat ones. kellye: when students do well, they are rewarded not with candy bu activity like dances. they get 150 minutes of activity a week. healthy streets are on offer. >> the healthier you eat the better you will be. we teach all part of the students. kellye: an approach to become one of the healthiest schools. >> before i didn't want to ate my vegetables. now i feel like i can eat them. kellye: this is one of 325
for a healthier generation. even better they chieved the highest gold level status an honor it shares with 13 other schools in the u.s. what does it take the become a healthy school? they have to follow strict come-from-behinds for healthy meals and snacks. also important is physical activity, health information and school leaders serving as healthy examples. healthy habits formed here that will hopefully never stop abc7 news. alison: well done! elementary school in loudoun and arrowhead in prince george's county were also recognized as america's healthiest schools. >> it is a crisis. i have three babies under 3. okay? i have been here for over a year now. alison: the power turned off leaving more than 1030 people with no place to go.
so many americans will see a spike in healthcare costs next year. and celebrities get in on early voting. but did j.t. break the law with this viral selfie? announcer: now "abc7 news at 5:00". on your side. alison: without power this condo building in temple hills is being called unfit for human habitation. so, kids came home from s any mace to go. q mccray has been on the scene all day long. how did this happen? casino that is the question -- q: that is the question people behind me have been asking since they found out about the mess. everybody here is affected by the shutdown. the u-haul truck to the left. we are talking about two six story buildings. if you are on the sixth floor
getting your stuff down. people are struggling to find a place and move out in the cold. >> thank god i have my job. if i didn't have my job i would haven't anything. q: tanya pryor is homeless. we caught up with her moving out of the apartment. birds and all. where are you going to go? >> no the shelter. my -- to the shelter. my family don't have the room. q she and her neighbors are forced out. they have 72 hours. >> i have two premature i just had five months ago. where are they supposed to go? q: pepco shut off power to both buildings before1:00, leaving hundreds in the dark because of a massive unpaid power bills. >> over $400,000. these bills are from previous. q: the complex manager donna henderson and the board of directors told us they are current on all bills since they took over in february. prince george's county