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campus police. they say they got calls as well. this all happened at the same time, in fact, and we're here where this started to play out with multiple units, tactical units coming on scene. this is georgia georgia avenue, fairly busy and then if we walk furt over this way, this is howard place. this is one of the main entrances for the university and campus police had this entire road along with several other roads further up closed off to t allow for hem to search and do several sweeps of the different buildings. metropolitan police got their first tip just about noon, report of an active shoot er at or near the administration building. at the same time campus police received a call of a shooting at the college of medicine on w street authorities he evacuated those buildings as well as surrounding ones, but ultimately they turned up empty. we're going to do a real, real good investigation because this is only the beginning. we have found no evidence, no witnesses, nothing that supports that there was a shooting
location. there will be always be some concern and nervousness about incidents like thisment they're not normal. they're not something that we take lightly at all. that was howard university's president wayne fred rifnlgt \he\es was speaking to the university's response. we asked about that response because we had talked to several students who said they were concerned about just the timel iness of getting some of those alerts. he said he feelss quickly as possible given the circumstance. really there's a balance between getting the accurate information to students , but also getting it in a timely manner, but making sure those students have the information they need to stay safe. we're told this whole thing is not over. howard university police will beet investigating the source of those calls to find out if this was a hokes. they say if it was and if they can find those sources that person or those people may end up having some
severe repercussions here. this comes on the heels of howard university's home coming. campus police say they will continue to have home coming as normalment they're are excited about it and they say they will have typed up security. we also know that classes were canceled today. they will resume as normal tomorrow. for now we're live here at howard university's campus. i'm correspondy coffin, fox5 local newses. >> hate crime charges will be filed against the university of maryland student accused of killing a student back in may. today a grand jury indicted sean your ban ski in the death of richard collins. paul wagner is live in upper marlboro tonight with the detailsment. >>reporter: hi there, shawn. sean your ban ski has been locked up since may. his trial is in january and it took all this time for investigators to go through his digital footprint on his computers and phones to finally get enough evidence they said to convince a jury that he
because he was black. the evidence in this case again was of a digital nature. there was lots and lots of digital evidence, including a phone in this case, and other evidence. after analyzing all of that evidence we are comfortable now that we have enough evidence to file a hate crime charge. the murder of lieutenant collins set off a fire storm of anger after the campus police chief revealed sean your ban ski was l involved in a facebook group that posted racist and other inflammatory templet but it took months of examining the rm toker university of maryland's student 's comments by the fbi and other law enforcement before prosecutors were comfortable in calling the murder a hate crime your ban ski is white and collins is african-american. collins who was about to graduate from bowie state was on campus visiting friends and waiting for an uber driver beer when police say your ban ski approached along
said step left, step left if you you know what's best for you and when collins said no, your ban ski pulled out a knife and stabbed him. a murder investigators say that was record odd a nearby surveillance camera. the hate crime evidence will not be revealed until trial . those are details that we prefer to leave for trial. not to talk too much about what will be presented but we are comfortable at this point that the motive in this case was raisin that's what's required. so your ban ski was indicted today. again, it's not a speaking indictment. there's no narrative so we can't see what he allege allegedly said in these online postsment we did reach out to a friend of the quol instance party. they have declined to comment. live in upper marlboro, fox5 local ns.
suspects is now in custody in the shooting of a university of maryland student in college park . police say 26 year old gentleman nature i marriott was arrested and charged with attempted murder, robbery and a saul. a second person was assaulted during the same incident on saturday night. it happened on rhode island avenue near an area off campus known as fraternity row. both victims are expected to be okay. prince george's county police say the students who were attacked apparently got into an argument with the suspects during a drug deal. we turn to montgomery county now where officials are making an aggressive push to fight back against gangs. today the county signed an agreement expanding its police gang unit. they also planned to place more officers in schools to fight gang recruit many. the officers will focus on gang hot spots like germantown, gaithersburg, silver springs and wheaton. montgomery county police say over the past two years they would average one to one gang-
but this year the county has already reported 20. when you see the recent rise in crime at the level and the extent to which you see it, new strategies are called for and new approaches are called for when you you see this and i think what we're doing here today is trying to respond to what our recent changes in trends, particularly again in the homicide rate oh oat new effort to combat gangs will cost the county more than half a billion dollar. coming up tonight, some pretty tense moments after someone jumped a barrier right near the white house today, what the secret service is saying tonight. plus a dramatic video from sky fox after tractor-trailer over turned in springfield. the latest on the sympathomimetic for a cause. plus fox5's matt ackland is life . matt, what are you work ing on? >>reporter: well, it's fall, the leaves are starting to fall and you're going to hear a lot of, leave blowers. but there's one d.c. council member who li
these should be phased out. we'll have that coming up. hey, suement hey, matt, you're look ing in that warm jacket. you'll need it tonight because temperatures are going to gang. we have another frost advisory, temperatures are going to tank. vo: john adams' prescription for health care would be a disaster for virginia families. adams supports letting insurance companies deny coverage for pre-existing conditions. seniors would be charged thousands more.
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now to a developing story, a judge in that by he i has blocked the latest version of the president trump administration travel ban. it was expected to happen at midnight, late today us district judge grant watson temporarily block the federal government from enforcing the policy. hawaii argues the updated ban is a continuation of president trump's promise to exclude muslims from the united states. most recent restrictions affect citizens of chad, iran, will i beery a, north korea, somalia, syria and yemen and some vens yeah and their families. let's take it outside right now and talk about fall. fall means leaves must be falling from the trees, right in it also means the sound of leaf blowers all over the region. one d.c. councl member
so many complaints from people she wants to ban the loudest leaf blowers. matt ackland is live in northeast on with more on what this could mean. matt, how many i supposed to get rid of my leaves reporter roar they're thinking maybe this is a joke, but it's not. this is another just business to a lot of people. they get sick and trierd of hearing this all the time. this is an electric blower, but this is the one that they are -- kay with. it's the loud, large gas blowers that have so many people upset. shawn, as you were saying, there's one d.c. council member who over the years who gets so many complaints especially this time of year she thinks that the gas blowers should be faced
many zc city is a city filled with loud noises. but one particular noise has some residents complaining during the fall season. the now noise from gas powered leaf blowers and council member mary cheh knows the complaints are coming. it's been kind of light. we're only at the beginning. once it gets started and the leaf blowers are out there in force i will be getting e-mails. several years ago council member cheh proposed a bill that would phase out gas powered leaf blowers by 2022 which she says. it's gone nowhere. it's not moving in the council because it's not in my committee and committee chairs they decide what moves and it hasn't been moving. just to give you an idea of how loud a gas blower is, one right here, take a look at the decibels, peaking out right about 111. there is even a group called quiet clean d.c. on its website it says just say no to gas blowers, but
his gas blowr. >> you you carry it around with you. who would enforce this ban , it would likely be the place or d.c. ra. but george says there are more important things out there for leaders to deal with. come on, be for real , a leaf blower, of all things to deal with? come on. back out live, you can see this treement it was green about i don't know two or three weeks ago, but it's starting to turn. that's going to create a lot of leaves. shawn and tony, by the way, there was a similar type legislation or law passed in the boston, massachusetts area just outside of boston and apparent lysines that was passed it has sparked so many complaints there over 300 complaints of people reporting this loud noise that it is really putting a strain on the police department there. so this still has only been propos ed, there is s still no others besides mar c
really pushing for this at this point. at this point it's just a proposal but she'd like to see it go through and remember that if this law was passed it really wouldn't face out these gas leaf blowers until 2022ment live in northeast, matt ackland, fox5 local news. >> maryland governor larry hogan may have spilled the beans about his plans to run for reelection this is one of the videos hogan posted to his social media account highlighting his achievements over the last 1,000 gays. each videoened with the phrase to be continued. as you you can imagine it has raised all kinds of questions about if he will run or if he won't be running for reelection. we caught up with the governor today to find out. well, it's to be continued because i high we still have 380 days left in the firm term. we're not ready to make any kind of announcement , but it seems like a majority of the people in the state are happy with the direction we're
will have more on this tonight on 5@6:30. intriguing, looking closer into that one. i think i know the answer? a. you do? >> yes, i do. >> for the rest of you tune in tonight at 5@6:30. today is a big day in the big apple as the nfl owners meet with the player reps. is there a solution to the continuing national anthem controversy? we have a live report from new york city on the other side of the break.
sue palka called it. chilly last night? a. yesment i thought today was beautiful. it really is, spectacular. there's a lot of benefit to having the frost and freeze, get rid of al januariess and bring on some leaf color. we're going do have another frosty night. did you you turn on the heat. >> i did not.
trying to hold off until november. of i may have run it one time so far this year. we did not have d.c. in in the frost advisory last night. they're in it tonight. i still think that many spots in the sit t i will stay in the 40s, but everybody else getting quoald tonight. the light is gorgeous, love that live shot love the live shot. and. this is a p more widespread frost advisory than we had yesterday. the only counties really not in it now are those that border the bay. if you're close to water or if you're in a city center maybe you don't have frost but everybody else you'll have to watch for temperatures to
head forth mid 30s. there's nothing in effect out here as you get into the highlands, that's because they've already had a freeze and the growing season is considered to be over so they don't consider to issue freeze warnings. it it will be cold out there as wl.
season may end tonight. already at 6:00 we see gaithersburg down to 57. martinsburg down to 59. winchester you're down to 357. fredericksburg to 59. on our way to a pretty cold evening, that is for sure. and we'll see the temperatures continuing to drop through the 50s by 11:00 and well down into the 30 #-s and 40s tonight with d.c. about 45-degrees, but you could be 10- degrees keerl than that. we dropped to 36 last night at dulles. a cold night means a chilly start at the bus stop. notice the recovery tomorrow afternoon, our high treatment today 64. tomorrow we should stop out closer to 70-degrees and after a school at the bus stop a range of 61
to 68-degrees . our chilly fall nights continue, but each night they get a little warmer. tonight is a cold one at 45. tomorrow night in the district about 50 and by thursday night about 51-degrees. so a gradual and slow warming trend is going to continue as we
week. these are the high temperatures today and as you know tomorrow we'll start to see the temperatures coming up a little bit in the afternoon, forecasting 70 in the district. i think a lot of places will be close to that and then we take it up a degree each day. thursday, 73, friday, 74 and saturday 75-degrees, a beautiful week many the it is also a very dry week and high pressure is blocking owlt all the \rain\reign\ment so we start with these chilly mornings. then we are milder in the afternoon as we head into the 630s and 730s. tomorrow a perfect example of that. but as we look at our planner tomorrow you want to get ready with the layers tomorrow morning. again, no breeze, but 47-degrees here in the city at eight in the morning, very chilly. by noon we're about 63-degrees and by 5:00, 68-degrees, hopefully coming down from a high of 70 and you can see that we'll have plenty of company with that number. that is actually just a couple of degrees above average for this time of year, the average is 68-degrees. i wanted to show you this, too.
you this last night at 11:00. you don't see this very often as we take our futurecast forward forth next two days. almost the entire lower 48 getting any rain with the exception of florida getting a little bit of shower activity from a stalled boundary there. this one of the best signs we've seen in a long time some badly needed rain coming into the west coast. it is going to be a big help we think for the wild fire battles that are ongoing across california tonight. we'd also been keeping an eye on a little bit of a system out here that looked like it my try to develop, but as of today this system has gotten really elongated a frontal boundary that is down here toward florida i think is going to keep it from getting much development going. so we're encouraged that we're not going to see another system developing
out here. yesterday there had been a 30 percent chance that that thing might begin to develop. as we look at next week and this week we'll keep the cool pattern in place for a little while. that is slowly going to recede and the gradual warm up begins as we head for the upper 70s by the time we get into the weekend. a strong cold front next week and the monday night, tuesday timeframe may bring us a pretty good chance of rain and that rain is badly needed as you you well know. on our fox5 seven day forecast we definitely have a trend of beautiful days, sunny days all ahead with each day getting just a little bit warmer than the day before. i don't think we'll see another frost advisory issued tomorrow night, but again get your preps ready tonight to protect the sensitive plants. saturday, sunday, we're partly cloudy, we climb from 75 on saturday to 77 on sunday and then we're we're looking at late monday and into tuesday for the possibility of some rain and some significant rain that will crop our temperature tuesday to 70 and maybe into the 6306s beyond that. that's your seven day forecast. tony and shawn. coming up in just a couple of moments, raising the roof lately . a major expansion now underway
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change. it seemed like everyone actually really wanted to get the attention off of the controversy surrounding the national anthem and instead talk about how to use the platform of the nfl players and the league in general to talk about the issues that the players really care about. in terms of players taking a knee we asked several players when they came out of the meeting will they continue to take knees and they said that really depends on the individual . there was no rhys lugs that came out of the meeting as to whether or not there will be a rule change or a policy change. at this point it doesn't seem like that will be the case. much more from stays he i coming up tonight at 5@6:30 . thank you for the update. lets ' talk about raising the love literally. you mentioned this earlier, tony perkins, today, live casino and hotel in anne arrundel, maryland put the last piece of steal on the roof at the new hotel. more than 200 members of the c
signed the beam that went up. the 17 story high billing is now the tallest structure in the county. h this hotel is set to open up in 2018. all right. very good. final word on weather? i was noticing in that picture that there's a the lot of greenment the cold nights we'll start to bring that on. we have another frost advisory. a little extra time to scrape in the morningment keep it right here. 5@6:30 is after the break .
>> i'm about to use a word that we don't say around here many times, but i'm going to do it around here. brace yourself. it's seen as a dirty word on capital hill sometimes. a bipartisan deal has been reached to extend federal payments to health insurers for the next two years. as you can see from the run down on the side of the screen we're talking healthcare this of course is the story we're starting with at 6:30. let's get to it. president trump said he's on board with this by bart partisan plan. in exchange republicans wants congress to give states flexible to avoid some coverage requirements under the affordable care act. i think one of the reasons that we point out that this is a
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