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>> those showers could be impacting your morning commute but so far so good. >> thanks to you both. now the latest on the terror attack in london t isis is claiming responsibility for the attack that left seven people dead and nearly 50 injured. >> our melanie alnwick is live from the british embassy this morning in northwest with the latest. mel. >> reporter: good morning. and this morning london police say that they've raided to more addresses in the east side of the city, that they've detained a you number of people and they are conducting interviews as well as searching those addresses that's in addition to the 12 people arrested yesterday. now, sunday in london, members of london's muslim community gathered near london bridge and played flowers at the scene. 21 people remain in critical condition. it was just after 10:00 p.m. local time saturday when a rented van veered off the road and barreled into pedestrians on the london bridge. then the
and started stabbing people in the borough market area packed with bars and restaurants. many tried to fight back throwing bottles and chairs at the three men who were wearing fake bomb vests to insight even more fear. they were shot and killed by police within eight minutes. british prime minister theresa may is promising unity in the face of terror. >> there is to be frank far too much tolerance of extremism in outer loop country but the whole of our country needs to come together to take on this extremism and we need to live our lives not in a series of separated segregated communities but as one truly united kingdom. >> reporter: and as we said isis is now claiming responsibility. president donald trump spoke after attending a fundraising gala fords theater last night. he vowed to do whatever is necessary to keep americans safe. we know president trump did make a phone call to british
they spoke for a bit and trump says he offered the united kingdom america's unwavering support in whatever other assistance the u.s. intelligence agencies can offer. we also can tell that you in london tonight, there is a vigil planned for about 6:00 p.m. london time near the london bridge. live at the british embassy, i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> thanks mel. time now 4:32. breaking overnight from the middle east this morning, five countries have cut ties with the nation of qatar. bahrain egypt saudia arabia yemen and the united arab emirates announce they're withdrawing their diplomatic staff from qatar. the action is being taken because of qatar's support for islamist groups and its relationship with iran. the emirates airline says it will suspend flights to qatar beginning tomorrow. >> ♪ >> russian president vladimir putin is angrily denying any russian hacking of the u.s. presidential election. he is also spenting u.s. spice could havfa
in a new interview putin claims it was "convenient for u.s. intelligence agencies to accuse russia but suggested private hackers may have also interfered." >> i have not seen any once any direct proof of russian interference in the presidential election in the united states. the united states everywhere all over the world actively interferes with the electoral campaigns of other countries. >> putin's interview comes as u.s. lawmakers can expected to hear from fired fbi director gems comb. >> this week the supreme court could decide whether president trump's executive order that placed a ban on refugees from six muslim countries discriminates against muslims l the trump administration is asking the u.s. supreme court to reinstate it. >> ♪ >> 4:33 is the time and today bill cosby will defend himself against criminal charges in court. the 79-year-old faces three counts of aggravated
assault stemming from a 2004 visit to his home by andrea constand. at the time she was a temple university employee. according to charging documents constand claims she developed a plutonic relationship with cosby. she accuses him of inappropriately touching him after she took a pill he said would help her relax. it claims they had consensual sexual encounter. >> the prosecution always has the burden of proof. the strengths and weaknesses of their case are theirs to carry. they have to carry the case through beyond a reasonable doubt. if the jury isn't convinced beyond a reasonable doubt they have to vote to acquit. >> cosby has been accused by more than 60 women of sexual assault but this is the only case in criminal court. the jury will hear testimony from only one other accuser. prosecutors say they plan to use cosby's words again him specifically a 2005 deposition where
obtained quaaludes and used them in his pursuit of sex with women. >> ♪ >> and a fox5 follow-up to a fox5 exclusive. we've been investigating why hundreds of school police have been accused of abuse in prince george's county. this week school officials confirm they will be making changes to policies for next year. authorities say these new policies were necessary after horrifying situations of abuse surfaced including one incident involving a teacher's aide who sexually abused children inside of an elementary school. staffers the high numbers of those accused is a result. >> the behavior in changing culture is not an easy thing. it takes time. >> the changes are expected later this month. >> ♪ >> 4:35 on this monday morning. checking in with tucker barnes and a check of our forecast and we're talking showers or overcast skies today. >> yeah, all the above there. after a beaif
what a gorgeous weekend we had, clouds moved in overnight and it's very sticky out early today. we have showers and perhaps a thunderstorm in the forecast this afternoon t not going to rain all day today t mostly just a cloudy day. 73 now in washington. quick look at our satellite picture. we clouded up overnight and again very humid out there early. showers to the north, showers to the south and west and they'll kind of team up on our region later today and give us a chance for some showers. best chance will be south of d.c., so as you get down towards fredericksburg, southern maryland you guys have the best chance for showers and again some thunderstorms later this afternoon. you can see them developing off to the south and west there and so it will be rather warm and sticky day with daytime highs in the mid 70's. making plans? plan on some rain showers. bring your umbrella. high temperatures in the mid 70's and we'll have scattered showers around this afternoon. all right, plenty more weather coming up. let's do some traffic now with caitlin who is in this morning. >> tucker, good morning. 4:36. we have our first crash of the morning behind me. i believe this is on route 200 in maryland, the icc. this is on the westbound side. at
judging from the camera that we have behind us. all you can see are a lot of police lights. it's really tough with the cameras at this hour but it is slowing down westbound traffic on 200. let's go to the maps and we can show you the actual z it is right before layhill road. it has moved to the shoulder so again 200 westbound right before layhill road you're moved to the shoulder but you can already see those backups as a result. so, if you have to take route 200 in parts of montgomery county chevy chase area be careful there. all other majors look okay. i'll have another update at 4:45. >> a top u.s. diplomat hails the london mayor after president trump's twitter criticism of the same man. >> more and more people are calling for the removal of bill maher after the comic uses a racial slur on air. >> here's a live look across the d.c. region. time now is 4:37 it
and as you just heard tucker say it's growing to be a hot and sticky day. we'll be right back after this. >> ♪ ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam, and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban and close the gun show loophole, i took on the fight. i saw what those weapons can do as an army doctor during the gulf war.
>> welcome back. we're back with what's hot on the web. >> first up after president trump lashed out at the mayor of london over the weekend's terror attack, the u.s. ambassador to britain is coming to the mayor's defense. yesterday on twitter ambassador louis lukens praised the mayor's strong leadership. president trump had criticized kahn after three men drove a van into a crowd of people and started stabbing them on the london bridge saturday. seven people were killed, 48 wounded. >> meanwhile pop star ariana grande once again took to the stage in manchester england less than two weeks after that tragic terrorist attack. it was an emotional return for grande the event happening just three and a half miles from
the attack occurred. the all-star lineup including justin bieber katy perry miley cyrus usher and many more. >> bill maher is apologizing for dropping a racial slur on realtime. he mockingly referred to himself as an n-word. that immediately drew groans from the audience and prompted hbo to issue a statement calling his comment inexcusable and tasteless. hbo says it is removing him from other evidence of the show. he blamed the gaffe on lack of sleep. >> allison cam rot at a is coming under fire for making& what some are calling a racially charged statement during an interview with ananya vaniya. she was born and raised
twitter exploded and outraged the host for being ignorant and racist. >> sometimes you get what you pay for and sometimes you get a whole lot more. such as apparently the case for lovers of a bottle of rose wine sold at discount grocery channeled deal. it won the award for best rose say. how much does it cost? just eight dollars. >> aldie. >> that is very affordable. >> coming up on fox5 news morning a pair of big name residents set to be contributing to parking problems in one d.c. community. >> and cracking down on crime a new high tech tool with a bird's eye view is being used to catch criminals in northern virginia. >> as we head to break a live look across the d.c. region. it is right now 4:42 and 73 sticky degrees. more details when we come back. >> ♪
>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> time now is 4:45. here are the stories we're following for you today on this monday june 5th a vigil is planned for tonight to honor the victims of london's terrorist attack. isis is claiming responsibility for the attack which left seven people dead and nearly 50 injured. on saturday night, three men drove a white van into pedestrians on the london bridge. they then got out and started stabbing people in nearby bars and restaurants. within eight minutes of this violent attack police shot and killed the three
former fbi director james comey and nsa director admiral michael rogers set to testify this week. it will be the first time comey speaks publicly since he was fired. on thursday comey is expected to discuss whether president trump pressured him to shut down the russia investigation. >> opening statements in the bill cosby sexual assault trial set to open today. the case will mainly rest on the testimony of one woman. she says cosby drugged and molested her in 2004. cosby claims the encounter was consensual. the 79-year-old could get 10 years in prison if convicted. game two of the nba finals lebron james had a triple-double for the cavs and steph curry had one for the warriors. golden state pulled away to win big, 132 to 113. warriors leading the series two-zero. game three wednesday in cleveland. good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm annie yu. today is monday
barnes for our weather headline and caitlin roth for our traffic headline. weather -- tucker. >> maureen, we got clouds and some very humid conditions out there early. temperatures in the low 70's here in the city, so feels a little summery out there. going to the bus stop. after school today temperatures will be in the mid 70's, not as warm as yesterday with a few showers. probably want to bring your umbrella. it's not going to be rainout. more clouds than rain showers today as most of the energy will stay to our south. 73 in washington. i want to show you the satellite picture and you can see the rain showers around the area. again i would plan on a few showers around today with temperatures in the 70's. quick look at that seven-day. we got a heat wave by the end of next weekend, yeah. caitlin is in this morning with traffic. how is it looking. >> good morning. warm already. we got a crash, this is the nouter loop in virginia. the accident on the right-hand side. the police activity has pushed that vehicle over to the right side. we're seeing p
on the left-hand side there so traffic squeezing by in the center lane. again this is 495 the outer loop approaching braddock road in virginia. use caution in that spot. we'll have a full look at the rest of the area coming up in just a little bit. maureen and annie. >> thank you. isis claiming responsibility for the london terror attack. seven people killed, 50 others injured. >> our melanie alnwick live at the british embassy in northwest d.c. this morning. the site of a growing memorial there, mel. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. london police have raided two more addresses in the east end of the city. they have detained a number of people. they're conducting interviews and searches of those addresses as well. this is in addition to the 12 people who were arrested yesterday. now, last night in the city of london, members of london's muslim community gathered near the london bridge and laid flowers at the scene for the seven killed in the weekend terror attack. 21 people remain in critical condition. it was just after 10:00 p.m. local time saturday when a rented van veered off the
and barreled into pedestrians on the london bridge. then the attackers started stabbing people in the borough market area packed with bars and restaurants. many londoners tried to fight back throwing bottles and chairs at the three men who were also wearing fake bomb vests to incite more fear. they were shot and killed by police in eight minutes. theresa may is promising unity in the face of terror. >> be frank far too much tolerance of extremism in our country but the whole of our country needs to come together to take on this extremism and we need to live our lives not in a series of separated, segregated communities but as one truly united kingdom. >> reporter: isis has claimed responsibility for this attack. now, last night president donald trump spoke after attending a fundraiser gala at ford's theater. he vowed to do whatever is necessary to keep america safe. now, trump also said he did have a conversation
british prime minister theresa may. he offered whatever unwavering support from the united states for the united kingdom . so, as that investigation continues we also know that tonight there is going to be a vigil 6:00 p.m. london time near the london bridge. live at the british embassy,& i'm melanie alnwick, fox5 local news. >> a high tech tool being used to help fight crime. they're using drones to track down suspected krim nas. criminals. police say on thursday jeffrey owens shot up a car and took off. the drone used thermal energy to spot him hiding in the woods. >> and what i'm seeing on my apple ipad is identical to what's being displayed on a 32-inch monitor here at the rear of the suburban. the other time that we can do it is to alleviate immediate danger to any person. th
dee employs the unmanned aircraft in an effort to safeguard lives in a active shooter incident. >> it's only one of about 30 police departments in the country that use drone technology. >> a parking problem in northwest d.c. is making headlines now that former president barack obama and ivanka trump are neighbors. parking spots getting pretty hard to find. the city is working to alleviate the issue. so far they've installed resident only parking signs but some say it's still not enough. >> and a massive stampede overseas after a crowd panics from what some thought was bomb. what really went off coming up. fox5 is shaking up the political landscape in a big way. starting tonight. >> yes, fox5's jim lokay will anchor our late night newscast called the final five. it is the perfect nightcap for
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>> welcome back. 4:54. a commanding officer fired from the u.s. marines after the death of a recruit from michigan faces an evidentiary hearing today. the colonel is accused failure to obey orders making a false statement and conduct unbecoming an officer. today's hearing is the military's version of a preliminary nearing civilian court. 20-year-old raquil siddiqi died after falling more than 40 feet in a stairwell at paris island. since his death 15 drill instructors
trials over allegations of hazing. >> more than 1500 were injured during a stampede in northern italy. fans had that gathered to watch a soccer match on a big screen in the town's main square when a loud bang went off. some reported it was an explosion, others said it was a firecracker. the noise sent people into panic as they rushed for covering believing it was a bomb. several people were seriously injured. >> wonder woman claimed the top spot at the box office. the film has had a super opening with a box office take of more than $100 million t the animated film captain underpants was second. pirates of the caribbean dead men tail no tales fell to third and "guardians of the galaxy vol. 2" took fourth and "baywatch" rounds out the top five. >> don't miss the fun next week when our zip trip takes us toss georgetown. i should say this week 'cause
we would love to see you. >> we had awesome weather this last friday. >> we we d it was amazing. >> tucker this weekend was perfect as well. >> you're absolutely right about that. saturday and sunday worked out perfectly. >> yeah. >> clouds moved in overnight went got showers in the forecast today. you know what, more clouds than showers but it is warm and humid to start your morning. 72 in washington. winds out of the south and west at 11. there's a live look at your satellite and radar. it's cloudy. take the umbrella be ready for scattered showers a better chance we'll get more significant downpours to the south later today so fredericksburg down towards richmond that's where the heaviest of rain will be. plan on temperatures in the mid to upper 70's a little cooler than yesterday but humid early. plenty of weather next hour. let's do traffic with caitlin. >> we've got a crash on the outer loop in virginia we've been following. the camera behind me shows a lot of blinking lights, police on the scene. this is before braddock road. center lan
it occurred on the right lane but blocking two of the right most lane but activity on the left shoulder. despite the fact we have all these lanes blocked, traffic is managing to squeeze by. that's a look at traffic. annie and maureen back to you. >> caitlin thank you. coming up on fox5 news morning, the trump administration asking the supreme court to reinstate its travel ban. >> and the space-x does something which has never been done before in the history of space travel. >> heading to break right now so let's take a live look across the d.c. region. it is -- well, let's see what time is it? 4:57 and it's hot out there, sticky actually. more fox5 news morning when we come back. it is that kind of a monday. back after this. >> ♪ >> ♪♪ ralph northam: being a pediatrician has taught me to listen carefully. i'm ralph northam, and when survivors of the virginia tech shooting asked me to support an assault weapons ban
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>> ♪ >> this is fox5 news morning. >> today on fox5 news morning terror attack. details and reaction continue to pour in after saturday's terror attack in london. >> employee misconduct. hundreds of school staff in prince george's county are accused of misconduct and abuse. find out what parents say needs to happen next. >> and a live look outside. it will be gray and overcast most of the day with a chance of scattered storms. we've got your details coming up but first we say good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm annie yu. today is monday, june 5th. >> all right. tucker barnes has your weather headline, caitlin rot