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abc seven news at me -- on your side. storm on taking a look at doppler radar, heavy showers in the area, and thunderstorms could be rolling through later this afternoon. doug hill is tracking at all. moment, we are stocked in with heavy clouds. this is the montgomery college campus in rockville, only 59 degrees. crazy cool for this time of year. there are
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to the east of the washington area and a line out west.ew meanwhile, 100 miles or so to the west, sunshine and the first of several lines of showers and thunderstorms developing. if we get some sunshine, i think we will be in the game for heavy duty whether this afternoon in spots. just a possibility, but it will not happen unless all this low cloudiness moves out. what you are not seeing on the satellite is the motion of the cool, damp air coming in off the atlantic. flip it going. we will be watching all afternoon for you. we have to call for the possibility of severe weather in parts because the storm production center has us at a slight risk. we will see how the afternoon goes on. our forecast will put the highs into the 70's today. any time after about 4:00-5:00, our chances of thunderstorms increase,
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any sunshine in the area. back in about 12-13 minutes with a look at the rest of the week and the weekend weather. thisay: developing now, man is in custody after an hours long standoff in clinton. he was seen leaving the house armed with a gun. ryan hughes is live in clinton with more on how it all unfolded. ryan? ryan: lindsay, police say the has an extensive criminal background and they are crediting alert neighbors for helping get him into custody so quickly. neighbors saw a man breaking into this home this morning. they saw him stealing things, and they were able to provide a good description to police. this is 33-year-old wayne gardner. he was taken into custody around 10:20 a.m. police say he broke into the home at random. he did not know the homeo
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he stole his shotgun and set the back bedroom on fire. when officers got on scene, they sorry -- they saw gardner running into the woods with a gun. they feared he could come back. were toldin the area to shelter in place. officers set up a perimeter in the woods. track, we had canine assistants, and we found gardner hiding in the wood line and made an apprehension. he was unarmed. he has an extensive criminal record. say the shotgun was recovered. they tell us gardner is responsible for other crimes in the area. chose this home this morning remains under investigation. live this afternoon in clinton, abc seven eyewitness news. lindsay: the s
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is on to find the parents of this abandoned girl. she is around age two or three. she was dropped off at the holy cross hospital in silver springs. the woman who left her there told authorities the girl was dropped off at her house. if you have any information, please contact police. new at noon, a woman is sentenced to 40 years behind bars after police say she lured a man to his death. police say she promised a man sex in the woods but when he arrived, he was stabbed 153 times by ms-13 gang members. >> baseball coverage on espn. here wetricklin now -- go. harper to the mound. my goodness. whoa. waiting bryce harper is to learn about his
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following the memorial day may lay out west. hunter strickland hit him with a ball. that is when harper exchanged blows. to our polls question of the day, how long should bryce harper be suspended? suzanne kennedy is at nets park fromts park with reaction fans. >> it was 98 miles per hour, a pitch from hunter strickland that resulted in a bench clearing brawl. it now has the nationals and their fans wondering about a possible suspension. strickland has had a grudge against harper since the 24 team lds -- nlds.14 and after the
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>> when someone throws a fastball at you like that, i wasn't very happy about it. i decided to go after him. >> strickland has a reputation as a little bit of a conch -- punk. i don't think it was wrong for harper to react the way he did. >> you shouldn't hunch people, but he had to defend himself. >> after the game, harper said he respected that strickland hit p, rather than summer else in his body where he could have done more damage. happening now at the university of maryland college park, leaders of the black arelty
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to discuss the death of richard gonzales. it was earlier this month that a new's was found at a fraternity. oose wase also -- a n found at a fraternity. there have also been flyers with racist messaging. but it is the death of richard gonzales, a black student with a promising future murdered by a white student alleged to be connected to a racist hate group. the faculty is holding a special town hall meeting to discuss and address what it describes as a strained cultural climate. >> we are hoping to organize community members, not just of the campus, not just faculty and staff like myself, but folks from the prince george's where college park is
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in and offer ideas and we want to provide a place where it can be cathartic. >> he says the school has not been a progressive advocate. he wants to change the culture and the environment. at the university of maryland, john gonzalez, abc seven news. lindsay: and now to the latest falling domino from the trump administration. bke is out as communications director and there are new questions in the russia investigation. here is lana zak with the latest from the white house. trump isent downplaying the substance of the russia investigation, tweeting -- but republican senator john mccain says
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is more than just a lame excuse, and that vladimir putin is a bigger threat than isis. >> russians are trying to destroy the fundamentals of , and change the outcome of the election. >> investigators are now looking at the president's son-in-law, jared kushner, one of the most powerful members of the administration. >> people are saying back channels are normal. back channels are normal. have a back to channel before he becomes president? the answer to that is no. suggest kushner did not communication channel in a meeting, a source says. all of this leading to shakeups in the administration. the communications
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resigning. lewandowski has played coy about joining the team. >> i think that's a fair way to put it. >> well the staff shakeup and there? aboutis also speculation sean spicer. he is taking to the podium for the first time in more than two weeks. lana zak, abc news, washington. has died.le noriega he ruled panama off from 1983 until he was removed from power by the u.s. military in 1989. he spent nearly two decades in a u.s. prison for drug trafficking and money laundering. the final years of his life were spent in a panamanian prison for the murder of political opponents during his regime. he was released from jail to undergos year
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he was 83 years old. see --up, trouble let's at sea. an incredible escape all caught on camera. plus, gator gone wild? not quite. the wacky story behind these photos. hima sand wedge won't get out of this one. tiger woods is back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. coming up, what he has to say about his dui arrest. check ont's get a traffic with angela foster. angela: we are following a trash truck fire near gaither road. everything is under control. fromnews downing clinton the story we had been following this morning. are reopened. interstate 66 is doing ok. we just had an accident
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, but it looks like all travel lanes have been reopened. the 90lanes are open on five. northbound slowing near the fairfax county parkway. that'
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lindsay: must-see video out of illinois. the joliet prison made famous by movies like the blues brothers was engulfed in flames. the illinois department of corrections facility has been closed for several years.
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flames. must-see video in the mediterranean. a small boat filled with migrants caught fire. all 34 people on board were forced to jump into the water as flames engulfed the boat. thankfully, nobody was hurt. a portuguese aircrew quickly responded and rescued everyone on board. in south carolina, two men are facing charges for forcing an alligator to drink here. take a look at this. they posted pictures of the incident on snapchat. officials started receiving calls and emails and of course tracked down the men. they apparently found the gator into a nearbyoad pond where he swam away. both men are facing harassment charges. tiger woods is speaking out for the first time since being arrested for suspected dui in florida. a short time ago, we
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alcohol was not detected. >> we have new details behind this now infamous mug shot. tiger woods arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence early morning in jupiter, florida. court documents revealed the officer found woods asleep at the wheel and he had to be woken up. it alleges his speech was extremely slow and slurred and he could not walk in a straight line. woods said out whole was not -- was not involved. he blames the incident on an unexpected reaction to a prescribed medication. >> he is a community member, and i think we should support him. >> there it is. >> he has won 79 pga tour events 14 majors, but
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2009, a cheating scandal leading to a very public divorce. he built back his reputation off the course, but he continues to undergoing aues, surgery this april. >> he has played three turn immense worldwide in two years. number oned's former golfer now sits at 876. now, there is a mystery surrounding his competitive life, which has only been compounded by this incident in his personal life. heagain, new documents show was not drunk at the time of the incident, but he is charged with driving under the influence and set to appear in court on july 5. >> it has been a bit of a wet morning, doug. doug:
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outside. this view coming to us from national harbor. the skies are cloudy, but maybe a little brighter than they were half an hour, 45 minutes ago. ,ostly areas through the metro except west of the blue ridge, are locked in with clouds. up toward interstate 81 and farther west band that, we have showers and storms. interestingn afternoon. everything depends on how much sunshine we get. d.c. metro area to the west end to the north under threat for severe weather. that means a possibility of thunderstorms and a risk that one or two could become severe. no watches in effect, nor do we anticipate that, but we do see showers in futurecast around 5:30 p.m. in fredericksburg. this moves eastward
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about 9:00 tonight and then and fog overnight. tomorrow, sunshine and warmer temperatures. overnight, we call for showers and thundershowers to and fairly early. patchy fog to start the morning with wind out of the eased up five miles per hour. futurecast shows things moving on a bigger scale. the actual front is still west of ohio. that will swing through overnight. southeasterly wind is back more to the south. that will play a role tomorrow and thursday with the possibility of more sunshine. we still have a 40% chance of showers this afternoon, 30% .omorrow, but up to 80 80 degrees on thursday, 85 on friday with only an isolated shower. over the weekend, another front comes to town. showers
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and storms, 84 and saturday. 76 on sunday. and next week, it looks like another chance of showers and thundershowers. is that onsting here friday of last week as we were looking ahead to the 10 day outlook, it was still on the same theme that we would get into this pattern of drier, sunnier weather. we will see what happens. thank you. coming up, a clash at the texas capital. what had vo: at dominion, we have a long history of providing reliable energy and that'll never change. what is changing, is our name to dominion energy. it's a reflection of our commitment to energy innovation and renewable sources like solar, wind... and cleaner energy like natural gas. and we'll continue to innovate, upgrade technology, protect our environment and serve our communities. dominion energy.
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lindsay: new flo
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lawmakers nearly turned violent on the house floor. sam sweeney shows us what happened. >> this afternoon, a texas house scuffle. capitols at the state monday in a heated face-to-face, hurling death threats. there was a threat made to put a bullet in one of my colleagues had -- heads. a shoving match with colleagues. the reason? a massive protest in the building sparked by anti-sanctuary city laws in texas. methanol deter old a group of hispanic representatives that he had called -- the representative told hispanic representatives that he had called immigration on the protesters. >>
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>> the sanctuary city bill was signed into law by governor greg abbott, a staunch supporter of president trump. it will remove police chiefs and sheriffs from office for providing protections to undocumented immigrants. has protesters in texas promising legal action at trump'ser of debate in controversial immigration policy, part of the president's executive order threatening to take dollars away from sanctuary cities, temporary blocked in april by a federal court. the republican lawmaker who said he called ice said he did so of the protesters was carrying a sign that read, "i'm it illegal and here to stay." lindsay: coming up, clouds taking
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lindsay: welcome back. we are about possible rain. moment, we have cloud cover's. west of town should see sunshine. maybe a chance of late afternoon or evening thunderstorms. we will keep an eye on that. warmer temperatures for the rest of the afternoon. we will talk about that today at 4:00. lindsay:
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