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it will like face an uphill battle. >> that's right but president trump seems confident the billological pass and ultimately replace the affordable care act. annie yu is live on capitol hill with the very latest. good morning, annie. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you erin and wisdom. that's right, it is on to the senate floor now. question is will it pass in the senate? the momentum is certainly on the republican side right now but as you mentioned it does face an uphill battle moving forward onto the senate. iit was a razor thin victory the bill passing with just one vote over the 216 needed. of course this is a victory for president trump on revamping the american healthcare and act. 20 republicans and all democrats voted no. and, you know, the president is very confident that this bill will pass in the senate. he added obamacare is "essentially dead" and promises this bill will lower premiums for folks give people more choices by providing more competition in the marketplace a critics of the bill that
that if this passes it could mean less coverage higher cost for americans and overall confusion about what's inside this billy. >> as far as i'm concerned, your premiums they're going to start to come down. we're going get this passed through the senate. i feel so confident. >> higher cost, less coverage. trump care will take away healthcare from more than 24 million hard working americans. >> reporter: and as republicans p-, house republicans are desperate to get this out of their chambers moving ahead the bill faces an uncertain future in the senate. the democrats in the senate say that they are going stop the bill in its current tracks. the bill is expected to also undergo major changes in the senate where some moderate senate republicans are already been working on their own version of this bill for weeks now vowing to not consider a vote on the gop bill. so, this is far from being over, guys. and of course this moving on the vote could take several weeks t that's the very latest here from capitol hill, annie yu,
>> all right, annie, thank you very much for that report. >> coming up on 4:32 a youth soccer them to montgomery county charged with sexually abusing one of his players. the little girl was just seven years old at the time. the girl says miguel alfredo flores would fondle her and touch her inappropriately under her clothing. police say the sexual contact happened at a time right on the field when no one was looking. looking. >> he was final he would like to make kids laugh and just make us play better in soccer and stuff. there's other people watching and stuff. like i don't know. >> i am in shock that i hear about his being arrested yesterday. really sad, really sad. seven years old. >> flores is facing one count of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of third degree sex offense. police believe more victims may be out there. >> the 17-year-old accused of raping a student inside rockville high school is due in court. a lawyer for josé montano will file a motion to dismiss the
clients. his lawyer says the sex was consensual between montano and the victim. 18-year-old henry sanchez is also facing charges in that case. in frederick county maryland the parents who posted controversial video on youtube pranking their kids they're heading to court. they're in the middle of a custody battle after two of the children nine-year-old codey and 12-year-old emma were removed from their father's home. their biological mother now has custody. >> ♪ >> 4:33 and a heads up if you plan to celebrate cinco de mayo today. you can get a free ride home. now, this is thanks to sober ride. this year the campaign is teaming up with lyft. the first 1500 lyft passengers who use the code cinco-d.c. will get a free ride home up top $15 between 7:00 p.m. on friday and 4:00 a.m. saturday on cinco de mayo. yearly one third of u.s. traffic deaths involve alcohol impaired drivers so make sure you have
>> nba playoffs. wizards and celtics in game three. an illegal screen. kelly is not having it. he's like take this. get out of my face. he charges at olnyk. kelly was ejected but his teammates didn't need him because the wizards dominated the celtics john wall to mark keith lewis on the alley-oop. they had a 27-point lead in the third quarter and they weren't done. another huge game for john wall. he hits the jumper plus the foul and the one is what we call it where i play ball. he had 24 points and eight assists. wizards win so there you go. they shut isaiah thomas down. he had a whole bunch of points, 80 points in two games. they shut him down. only had three points. >> you're loving it. >> loving this. let's talk about bryce harper. he's
field when it comes to one teen landing date. >> garvey's son sean tweeted out the video saying he couldn't find the words to ask her to prom so of course he called in the nats star. >> he's a great guy and you'll have a blast so definitely go. hey, shah and none, this is. >> obviously shannon couldn't say no. she tweeted out this response saying yes, yes, yes. it's the teen's father who recorded the video while he was at the nationals game on wednesday. well done bryce harper. >> all right. 4:35 is the time right now. let's get over to mike thomas and talk about weather. you were down at weather day yesterday. >> yeah. >> it was sunny right. >> it was nice and then in the afternoon. >> it kind of got cloudy for the game and it was a little bit of a breeze so it was cooler side. we had a blast d
day. >> it was fun. >> yeah, what all blast thank if you to everybody who came out and said high and thank you to all our kids who came out. all right, today the bad weather moves in. rain already pushing into the d.c. region. later this afternoon hit and miss showers and storms. let's get to it t temperatures 61 here at reagan national. dulles 59, bwi 58 degrees at this hour. there's your rain and you see out to the west they have been dealing with it all night. in d.c. it's just started to pick up and it extends down through central and southern virginia so we have several hours of rainfall to go. here's your planner for today. by 11:00 a.m. i think the steadiest of the rain is done but still showers around 67. by 2 o'clock hit or miss showers and storms, 72. by 5 o'clock same deal, 75 degrees. that's a check of your forecast. erin is back now with traffic. >> mike now you know what rain does to the commute around here. not looking forward to this friday morning. good news for your commute in virginia. the crash we're dealing with 95 northbound it moved over to the shoulder at 234 dumfries road. making your way into dale
that delay should be easing. 395 delay and crash freed saul road to the 14th street bridge. any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we'll be keeping track of all your delays and crashes on twitter as well. >> 4:37 is the time right now. coming up on fox5 news morning, facebook, twitter, google, they all face a lawsuit related to the san bernadino terror attack. >> and uber they're facing a criminal investigation over software used by its drivers. >> we're going to break right now with a live look outside across the dmv at 4:37 on this friday morning, cinco de mayo. 60 degrees is the temperature. some showers early in the morning. mike thomas is going to tell us if it's going to stick around or go away. he's got all the details. >> you need your rain boots your umbrella and a jacket. >> ♪ >> ♪♪
we're back with what's hot on the web the stories you're engaging with the most this morning on social media. >> first up the texas officer who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy while he was riding in a car was once suspended for anger problems. reports show the dallas prosecutor's office complained about officer roy oliver's aggressive behavior. he was suspended for 16 hours. now he's being investigated for shooting at a car full of teens leaving a party killing 15-year-old jordan edwards. >> next up twitter google and facebook are facing a big deal this morning over claims that they aided isis terrorists. the lawsuit was filed on wednesday by families of victims in the 2015 san bernadino shooting. it accuses the tech giants of allowing isis to build majorline presence. 14 people died in that california attack so that lawsuit is new news this morning. >> next up it seems uber can't catch a break this year. the company is once again in the hot z the justice department has started a criminal investigation into uber over a
known as gray ball. that tool helped uber drivers avoid transportation regulators. uber has admitted to using it but then prohibited use of it shortly after the new york times broke the story. however, criminal probe could prove problematic for uber because it's already dealing with other legal issues. >> well, next up wisdom, just call her the golden girl. first lady melania trump joined president trump for an event in new york city yesterday. melania wowed in a yellow christian dior dress just beautiful. the two attended a gala celebration to celebrate the 75th anniversary as much world war ii. president trump also had dinner with the australian prime ministr. their first one-on-one meeting. it was the president's first trip to new york since he took office. >> and finally get ready for the tender wings of desire. kfc just dropped a new romance novel featuring a sexy version of colonel sanders. >> stop it. >> it tells the story of a woman falling in love with the chicken wing king. >> all right then.
you want to read it just in time for mother's day. you're welcome. [laughter] >> the more you know. >> whew. >> can't make that stuff up. coming up on fox5 news morning, republican lawmakers submit a proposal which would drastically scale back federal rules for the nation's biggest bank. >> and one week after a win in richmond, joy logano is told not so fast because he's being stripped of his victory poi points. >> as head to break it's a live rainy look. time is 4:42. it is only 60 degrees. we'll be back with more news, weather and traffic. >> ♪ at perdue, we take some unexpected extra steps to raise healthy chickens with no antibiotics ever. like putting oregano in their water. it has natural antioxidants and we don't have to use antibiotics in their diet. perdue. over 200 products no antibiotics ever.
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>> ♪ 4:45 is the time. here are some of the top stories this morning on may fifth. it was close but in the end the republicans were able to muscle their healthcare bill through the house. the measure squeaking through the house by four votes. a big step towards dismantling the affordable care act. every democrat voted against the bill including 20 moderate republicans. >> and the house panel has also approved republican legislation which would gut most of the dodd frank lawful l. it places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the federal government. republicans argue it is slowing economic growth.
than three dozen dodd frank provisions. >> cleanup under way across the midwest and the south after heavy flooding. in some areas rivers are still rising and rain continues to fall. deadly flooding submerged towns in arkansas and missouri. the storms moved east leading to heavy flood across indiana. good morning thanks for joining us i'm wisdom martin. >> and i'm erin como. today is friday may fifth and we say happy cinco de mayo to you. >> good morning to you, mike thomas because you're talking about the way we're starting today is with rain. >> yeah, happy cinco de mayo but it could be off fox5 a to a better start. the kids will that certainly need the umbrella rain boots and jacket and all of the above and you will, too. satellite and radar, though showing you showers and rain moving up through virginia and look down towards north carolina, there's a tornado watch still in effect this morning right
there has been a number of severe thunderstorms already reported this morning. there's already one tornado reported. there's a triple point. this last came through on april 6th. we had a couple tornadoes around the region around then so just to let you know. we could be watching out for our own little severe weather risk as we head into the late morning, early afternoon hours. we'll be keeping an eye on this all day but for the morning it's mostly just a steady rain. here's your futurecast. 6:00 a.m. today, look at that for purchase morning commute. we head into the late morning hours, could do some thunderstorms but then we get a little bit of a break depending on how much sun we get into the afternoon will depend on how widely scattered thunderstorms are as we work or way into the afternoon and evening hours. lots to keep an eye on in the weather department today. we'll be with you all morning keeping you up to date. that's the latest on the weather. that commute will be zero fun this morning. >> zero fun. we already have a few crashes as you make your way around the district maryland and virginia. starting off with the newest cr
southbound 27 crash blocks two right lanes at 355. so, caution there. 270 traffic is still light but again watch for slick spots. watch for the potential to hydroplane as the rainfalls this morning during our crash. northbound 95 crash moved to the shoulder at 234 dumfries road. that yellow line has dissipated things back to normal but again please use caution this morning. if you have any questions at erin fox5 d.c. on twitter. we want to help keep you safe. >> 4:48 is the time right now. in the news a youth soccer coach in montgomery county charged with sexually abusing one of his players. >> the little girl was just seven years old at the time and police believe there could be more victims out there. fox5's melanie alnwick is live in gaithersburg with all the details. >> reporter: good morning, guys. yeah, so the coach was arrested at that soccer field where he has coached young kids for many, many years. the arrest of 47-year-old miguel flores head soccer co
has come as a surprise. >> he was fun. he liked to make kids laugh and like make us play better in soccer and stuff t there's other people like watching and stuff like. i don't know. >> i am in shock that i hear about his being arrested yesterday. really sad, really sad. seven years old. >> reporter: the alleged sex offense dates back to july 2015 the victim then seven years old told special victims unit that everything happened during soccer practices that summer. she said while other kids ran laps coach miguel would hug her in the middle of the field and then put his hands under her shirt and on her bare chest. flores according to charging documents allegedly told the girl to keep quiet or something bad would happen. right now he is charged with one count of sex offense and one count sex abuse of a minor. complect ti
collectively those two charges could get up to 35 years in prison. because a year and a half has elapsed close to two years has elapsed since the time of the alleged offense and the time it was reported they are concerned there could be other victims that flores has come in contact with. anyone who is concerned they ask them to please contact montgomery county police. live in gaithersburg i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> thank you very much melanie. time now is 4:50. the international president of alpha kappa alpha and dozens of other sorority members attended a town hall meeting at american university to denounce a hate crime targeting the sorority. this week someone left bananas hanging from nooses. the they had the letters akr written on them. that same day a member of the sorority was elected to be president of the student government association. surveillance video was released of a person of interest suspected of hanging the bananas on campus. >> an update to a story fox5 first brought you earlier this week involving allegatio
assault at miner elementary school in northeast. yesterday students were sent home with a letter letting parents know that principal andrea malm will be working from home. she's accused of slapping a second grader but she told investigators she never touched the child. fox5 reached out for comment but we have not heard back. >> happening today, a public viewing for the slain delaware state police officer who was killed in the line of duty. the public visitation is from 8:30 this morning until 10:00 a.m. at the chase center in wilmington, delaware. a memorial service honoring corporal stephen ballard will begin at 11:00 a.m. immediately following the public viewing. there will be a pass and review for uniform emergency service personnel. >> coming up on fox5 news morning it's happened again. dozensdozens stranded several ft in the air when a rollercoaster malfunctioned. >> if you have $1 million to burn then you might be able to buy one of rock and roam's
>> if i va have a million dollas to burnthat's the last place i t to spend it. live look outside across the dmv. 60 degrees is the temperature. we're back in moment. . ♪ ♪ art. it can be sculpted, bringing to life beautiful detail. or painted in luxurious strokes. and in rare cases... both. ♪ ♪ at ikea, we believe that your dream bedroom, from a personalized closet, to a well-organized chest of drawers,
>> ♪ >> 4:54 is the time right now. developing story from oklahoma city. firefighters rescued riders who were stuck on a rollercoaster for several hours on thursday. authorities say this is the third time that ride has malfunctioned. most recently stopping in the same location last june. >> wow. >> that time firefighters had to get eight people off the ride. no one was hurt during thursday's rescue. >> that looks so scary. 4:54 and we'll turn to sports and nascar.
he failed most race. his team fined 50 grand and will not carry those points towards the playoffs. >> you remember the song welcome to the hotel california? >> i love that song. >> okay, well, the music group the eagles are suing the owners of a mexican hotel named hotel california. they claim it's capitalizing off the band's hit song of the same name. the eagles say the hotel california has wrongly led guests to believe it's associated with the eagles which the band says is not true. >> depends if the hotel was there first or after the song came out. 4:55 right now. dead heads and music lovers and wisdom martin listen up. the custom guitar the of jerry garcia going up for auction. he started using it in the 1970's. garcia passed away in 1995. the guitar is expected to fetch around $1 million. now, i got to see the rest of
got to see jerry garcia. i bet there will be a lot of people bidding for that guitar. >> you have to have long money for that. my money is short. >> looks like a soggy morning commute for this cinco de soaker. >> that's a good one. >> today is cinco de soaker so yesterday was thursday the colder. >> did you really call yesterday cold. >> mike we had football practice yesterday in the evening i went outside with short sleeves on i ran back in the house i made all the kids put clothes back on. >> mistake number one. >> shorts and short sleeves wisdom come on, man. let's get to your weather forecast. there's your satellite and radar r you see rain coming up through central virginia. it's just gotten to d.c. here and we're in for several hours of a steady soaking rain around the region. we do still need the rain believe it or not. the drought situation remains so the rain will be beneficial. what we have to watch for is once the rain stops maybe we break out into a little bit of
maybe we get stronger thunderstorms around the region. that we will be watching out for. 53 to 63 for the kids at the bus stop this morning. that's weather. erin i'll send it back to you for traffic. >> 4:57 right now. it is rainy and we're seeing a lot of problems. we're dealing with a problem on randolph road some downed wires we'll get to that next but maryland 27 crash blocking two right lanes at 355. it's a wet ride. we'll get you around all the trouble spots here on fox5. >> 4:57 is the time. if you plan on celebrating cinco de mayo. >> i do. >> we have a deal on designated drivers that you need to take advantage of. >> it's a really good deal. you'll want to hear all about this one and the coast guard is searching for people putting cargo ships at risk in the chesapeake bay. >> going to break with a live look outside across the dmv on this wet start to your cinco cio de mayo. there it is, very blurry explain wet roads no, good. >> we're back
narrator: "the time is always right to do what is right. ralph northam. army doctor during the gulf war. volunteer director of a pediatric hospice. progressive democrat. in the senate, he passed the smoking ban in restaurants, stopped the transvaginal ultrasound anti-choice law, and stood up to the nra. as lieutenant governor, dr. northam is fighting to expand access to affordable healthcare. ralph northam believes in making progress every day. and he won't let donald trump stop us. >> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning, round one to the gop president trump's promise to repeal and replace the affordable care act inching closer to being chke