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ing a two- alarm fire tears through several montgomery county restaurants overnight. >> we don't get it. >> and calls for justice. virginia state police are investigating the bloody arrest of uva student -- of a uva student. good morning. welcome to wusa9 at 6:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. i'm mike hydeck. winter is not going to let go yet. larry is not too busy. how you doing? >> i'm good. >> snowfall tomorrow? >> yes. some areas will be impacted and some areas are not going to see as much of an impact. right here on the beltway, we could see some snow fall but not a lot on the roads. once you head north of gaithersburg and north of i-70, we'll see some accumulations. so let's take a look at satellite and radar. you can see the system coming. all rain right now. we need the temperatures to drop and they are going to drop after midnight. so let's get ready for it. here's our winter weather advisories. this is a good indication of who's going to be impacted the most. areas in purple, a winter
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weather advisory from midnight through tomorrow afternoon. these areas near frederick, hagerstown, westminster, you might not see rain. you could just see snow. that's where we could see up to 3 inches possible. once you head farther south of that, a lot of this will melt on the roads and we will see some accumulations on the grassy surfaces. today no problems. we will get to the futurecast coming up. we're heading to the 50s today. good morning, larry. >> good morning. if you're going to be heading out in the next 5 to 10 minutes, a smooth commute. trains and buses running on schedule. sky 9 is over the bw parkway to show us how things are shaping up if you're traveling southbound. that is the bw parkway heading south toward the district. no problems on the bw parkway. the same story if you're traveling along 270 making your way from frederick on toward the beltway. a live look at monday toes road. you can start to -- montrose road. you can start to see traffic building on the southbound side. back to you. again a little more on the story larry was telling us
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about. firefighters still in silver spring working to find the cause after fire which damaged multiple businesses. >> this started at about 1:00 this morning on georgia avenue, the silver spring gaylord, the mandarin chinese restaurant and cory house tavern all damaged from the fire. one firefighter suffered minor burns on a hand. governor terry mcauliffe is calling for an investigation into the amount of force used in the arrest of uva student martese johnson. >> he was beaten and bloodied when he tried to get into a local bar. delia goncalves has more on the story. >> reporter: the 20-year-old tried to use a fake i.d. to get into the bar early wednesday morning. the bouncer pulled him aside. alcohol beverage control officers showed up on the scene and within seconds martese johnson ended up on the ground and bloody. you can hear johnson tell officers he's a uva student, even calling them racist at e on point. witnesses say he pled for mercy but officers say he was
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agitated and beligerant. johnson was arrested for public intoxication, obstruction of justice as well. he was allegedly trying to use that fake i. dmpleghts to get into the -- i.d. to get into the bar. more than a thousand uva students held a vigil in protest last night on campus. a teary eyed johnson was there, too. >> it begs the question who are those people there meant to protect? >> reporter: johnson is an elected representative of the school's honor committee which upholds the school's honor system. coming up in the next half- hour, i'll tell you what school leaders are saying about this arrest. andrea, back to you. >> delia, thank you. police asking for your help finding a missing teenager from frederick, maryland. 16-year-old hunter kay was last seen in the area of wilcox court on st. patrick's day. he has short brown hair and a short beard. he was wearing a black denim jacket, black jeans and black
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tennis shoes. if you see him, call frederick city police. it was a year ago today relisha rudd was officially declared missing and has still not been found. >> we haven't forgotten her and not stopped hoping she will be final. nick giovanni is here with what wusa9 hopes to raise awareness for a cause near and dear to our station and viewers. >> reporter: the sad truth is relisha's case is far too common. the numbers show 2000 kids go missing in the u.s. each day which works out to be one every 90 seconds. throughout the day we'll be tweeting missing children from the greater washington area specifically. [ no audio ] >> reporter: our hope is you'll join us to help bring them home. follow us on twitter during those times. the best way for us to help find them is to show them to as many people as possible.
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some surveillance tapes taken the night two secret service agents crashed through a white house barricade may have been erased. joseph clancy showed two videos from the scene. one showed agent bit of the action. lawmakers say clancy told them other videos taken the same day might have been erased. secret service policy calls for tapes to be destroyed after 72 hours. the obama administration has is he a new controversial record. the new report says the administration censored or denied access to more government files than any previous presidential administration. the report comes from the associated press. the ap says the administration admits nearly one in three of those cases its initial decisions to with hold those records were improper under the law. a d.c. police officer accused of sexually assaulting to teenagers is due in court today. >> one of the teens says darrell best assaulted her inside d.c. police headquarters. nikki burdine is outside d.c. superior court with a preview.
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nikki? >> reporter: good morning. i was reading the charging documents for darrell best. i have to tell you, they are very disturbing and now we're learning that this isn't the first time that officer darrell best has been in trouble. he has been with the mpd for 25 years and sources tell us that best was at one time promoted to sergeant and then he was demoted back to officer following an allegation of sexual misconduck, possibly at the dc police academy. today at 9:30, best will be in court facing four counts of sexual abuse charges stemming from several incidents by two teenage girls. the first girl who was 16 years old says best attacked her several times at the god of a second chance church where he is a lead pastor. charging documents show that one of those attacks happened in february during choir practice. another alleged victim, a girl who at the time of the attack was 17 years old says she was attacked by best at his office
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at mpd headquarters. investigators say they have surveillance video of best with that girl getting off an elevator here at headquarters that confirm her story but again today, best will be here at d.c. superior court at 9:30 for a hearing for the sexual abuse charges. we'll be here in court and bring you an update and of course let you know if best makes bail. back to you in the studio. >> nikki, thank you. another similar disturbing story, a former fair tax county teacher accused of repeatedly sexual assaulting a teenage boy over a six-year period is also due in court this morning. dennis belyea was arrested last year for assaults which happened between 2004 and 2010. detectives say the victim told family members about the abuse last september. the man worked at both edison high and bailey's elementary. police say there's no indication any children at those schools were abused. two d.c. parents accused of abandoning their children to attend a wine tasting are also due in court.
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christopher lucas and jenny chang are charged with second degree cruelty to children. police say they found the toddlers alone in a locked car, a cold locked car january 31. some area police recruits will spend the night on a church parking lot to help raise awareness about the homeless. the howard county police project is a fund-raiser billed as a sleepout to end homelessness. it starts at 5:00 p.m. at the united methodist church in ellicott city. it will raise money for grass roots, the only 24-hour crisis center and shelter for the homeless. a new exhibit focusing on herbert l. block opened saturday at the library of congress. it's called pointing their pens. it features 30 editorial cartoons on topics ranging from mccarthyism and the watergate
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scandal. lawmakers debate a bill which would review standardized testing in maryland public schools. >> educators in fairfax county introduce a new grading scale. here's allyson with the forecast. >> we are looking at a cold start. temperatures near freezing and below for a lot of areas. today not too bad. it's friday, the first day of spring that we are looking a little wintry. i'll have all the
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that's a hard question. (laughing) we are the fay family from chesapeake, virginia. williamsburg is just beautiful. because we have thrill seekers and not such thrill seekers, i try to find something that everybody likes. this is a very good spot to do that. the most exhilarating part about this vacation was being with the whole family. it was amazing.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist allyson rae. your thursday, your friday eve is looking good. we're at 33 for martinsburg. 32 for leesburg. 28, chilly out there for gaithersburg and frederick. it's tomorrow morning that things get a little messy. we have winter weather advisories. areas in purple, that's where we could see some problems on
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the roads with accumulations of 3 inches, make more for higher elevations, especially blue the blue ridge. we will see snow accumulate but a lot of it on grassy surfaces. enjoy your thursday. temperatures get up into the lower 50s. we are problem free on 95 right now in virginia as you go through lorton, newington, springfield on toward the beltway. southbound side of 95 free and clear of any issues as women. if you're traveling south on 270 from frederick toward the beltway, no problems there. volume starting to build up mainly in german fown and rockville -- germantown and rockville which is typical for the morning rush. for those of you in the district, a quiet street for the most part. a live look at h street and 3rd street shows just a few cars on the road. back to you. maryland's system for standardized testing could come under new scrutiny. the state senate has approved a bill to create a commission to review standardized testing practices. this bill now goes across the hall to the house.
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in fairfax county, a proposed new grading system could help some struggling students keep their grades up. under the policy zeros would be eliminated. right now high schools have the flexibility to decide grading scales. for instance, an f could equal a zero at some schools but could be scored as 50% at others. under the new system grades would be calculated partly on classroom effort as well as test scores. a new push this morning in maryland to hold fracking companies more responsible for damage to homeowners and their property. the maryland attorney general's office is reviewing the measure now. the bill's lead sponsor is senator robert zirken. the bill should be about making sure the industry is held accountable for any damages. a measure which has -- excuse me. a measure which has owners of some travel websites crying foul could become a law in maryland soon. the bill would ensure take booking companies like expedia
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welcome back. i'm nick giovanni in the newsroom. time to run through what's making headlines right now. one of the gunmen killed in yesterday's terror attack has been identified. the prime minister says he was known by intelligence officials as head of the attack. a manhunt is under way tracking down possible accomplices after a deadly terrorist attack. gunmen killed 19 people in all including 17 tourists when they opened fire on tour buses and insides the country's national museum. 44 others were hurt. to of the gunmen reportedly died in the attack. again, the search is on for up to three accomplices. meanwhile sweden is reeling from the aftermath of a shooting inside a restaurant. it happened late last night on the west coast of sweden. police say two people are dead and 15 injured. they believe the shooting may be gang red.late no arrests, though, have been made.
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we're learning more this morning about the man at the center of the shooting rampage across mesa, arizona. 41-year-old ryan giroux is accused of killing one person and injuring five others before he was eventually arrested. he's an exconvict who served three prison sentences since 1994. police believe the shooting spree all started with an argument inside a motel room. today in texas an immigration lawsuit is on the docket in federal court. at issue, a claim that the u.s. government misled a district judge about when president obama's executive action on immigration was implemented. if won it would nullify the president's executive order and spare nearly five million immigrants from deportation. baltimore ravens running back bernard pierce will not be running anymore, at least no for the ravens. the team cut him yesterday hours after he was arrested for dui. pierce is the third raven arrested this off-season. the team quickly cut the other two as well. finally a solar powered
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airplane on a journey around the world is on to destination number three. it would be the first plane to travel around the world without a single drop of fuel, if completed. keep in mind it is expected to take five months. so grab a snickers. >> grab a snickers. >> that is awesome. >> incredible to see. my tulips are starting to sprout from the ground and they're going to be covered in snow tomorrow. >> i know. >> they'll make it, though. >> it's going to be -- it's quick in and quick out. by saturday we're back to 60 degrees. so it's not too bad. some areas are going to be impacted by this more than others. some areas will see near 3 inches of snow to the north and west, hagerstown, maybe as far south as frederick. areas north of gaithersburg. other areas we will see accumulations. a lot of it should be on grassy surfaces, maybe on the tulips. as we head through the afternoon, things will turn
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quickly to rain. you can see the storm headed our way. all rain right now. temperatures will drop off pretty fast. winter weather advisories already in place. areas this purple of most concern. we'll see this push on in as early as 3:00, 4:00 in the morning and then turning to rain by about midday. 1 to 2 inches. this is the question area that we will see things accumulate on grassy surfaces. roads should be okay. salt should do a good job. it's the areas in blue that we will see things stack up and through the beltway the roads should just be wet and maybe agent slushy on the sides. for today 53 degrees in leesburg. 56 for fredricksburg. not a bad day at all. all eyes are on tomorrow. no problems and not as windy. more comfortable but more clouds as well. by 1:00 in the morning the rain is approaching along 66. as we head through 4:30 in the morning, here comes the snow in time for your morning rush. look at the temperatures. 39 for d.c. so even though snow will fall it should melt right
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away. grassy surfaces we should see accumulations. frederick, hagerstown, that's where we should see things accumulate. right down the higher elevations along 81 and the blue ridge, that's where we could see things at up as women. the higher elevation -- as well. the higher the elevation, the move you see snow. by midday and thereafter, just rain. it kicks out of here for your evening commute so faster now with the late e model run. as we head through saturday, much better. we'll be near 60 degrees so it's really just tomorrow morning that we'll deal with that yellow alert. here's your seven-day forecast. by sunday 55. a good looking weekend. enjoy spring weather. good morning, larry. >> good morning. your time 16:21 -- is 6:21. we're starting to see volume build. things free and clear on the eastern side of the beltway on the inner and outer loop. sky 9, however, enroute or over a serious fire that we have going on in springfield.
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i believe this is the 2600 block of rolling road. energy crews are on the scene working to get the fire under control. looks like all the lanes are open but we do have emergency crews right now that are responding to that so be mindful if you're going to be heading out in that area. if you're traveling on 66 heading east on the beltway, an accident at 123 causing some delays there. we understand that these delays could extend toward centreville, even possibly into manassas. of course once we start to see that situation change, i'm give you some alternate routes to help you along your way. meantime we want to let you know things are shaping up nicely on the metro. we want to let you know all the trains as well as buses are running on time this morning. a live look in d.c. shows you how things are shaping up at h street, at 3 rrd street. a -- 3rd street. a few cars on the road. no problems in the district. researchers are setting up tests on what could become the first new alzheimer's treatment approved in the last decade.
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>> the commander in chief weighs in on mandatory voting. that story life's the food that brings us together. and kitchens where every meal is the most important of the day.
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life's the food that brings us together. and kitchens where every meal is the most important of the day. the jurors in the boston marathon bombing trial have seen evidence the general public didn't even know existed till now. the evidence is an explosive device found in the back of an suv carjacked by the tsarnaev brothers. prosecutors say the brothers
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never lit the fuse on this one. other bombs were lit also being presented as evidence in the case against dzhokhar tsarnaev. tsarnaev could get the atdeh penalty if convicted. a former new jersey air force mechanic is charged with attempting to join isis may be preparing to accept a plea deal. he has pleaded not guilty to the charges. he could get 35 years behind bars if convicted. turkish officials stopped him from entering syria at the border. there's new concern about an american aid worker who contracted -- may have contracted ebola in west africa. two more workers are back in the u.s. to be monitored for the virus. health officials say these to cases along with 15 others are all linked to the ebola patient being treated at n.i.h. as many as five million americans age 65 and older have alzheimer's disease. mount sinai hospital in new york is testing a new drug aimed at slowing the progression of the disease.
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it's designed to protect against loss of nerve cells in the brain brain. >> we're hoping it will prevent cognitive decline. it will prevent the disease from progressing and prevent the clinical changes that happen. >> researchers hope to enroll 450 people with mild to moderate alzheimer's disease at about 50 hospitals across the country. if approved this drug would be the first new treatment for alzheimer's in the past decade. it's not over yet. marvin gaye's family has filed an injunction to stop further distribution of the song "blurred lines ." last week a jury ruled that pharrell and robin thicke copied parts of the song "got to give it up." the injunction could give gaye's family leverage to negotiate for royalties. the singer of "blurred lines" is closer to divorce.
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his wife and actress paula patton granted a divorce yesterday. the split goes into effect april 14. here's a live look outside. this wonderful painted sky we have this time of the morning. and this time tomorrow morning we could be seeing rain go from sleet to snow. >> she's andrea. i'm mike hydeck. larry miller, busy in traffic? >> a little bit. i was about to tweet out a fire we're tracking right now in springfield affecting rolling road and some areas out there. that's what we'll talk about. >> and winter is not leaving us yet. the snow on the way, could it affect schools? >> i think well off to the north and west. areas of the panhandle of maryland, maybe even as far south as places like winchester might want to monitor tomorrow morning to see how it is on the roads. we've been so warm but where the winter weather advisories are, they'll see a lot of snow for tomorrow morning. i'm show you where the advisories are. 32 for chevy chase.
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40 for d.c. areas around the beltway tomorrow should see everything melt away, even though the grassy surfaces could see some accumulations. 38 degrees by 9:00. it is cold out there. eight going to be a cool day. clouds will be in and out. clouds increase after sunset and temperatures into the 50s. here's where the winter advisory -- winter weather advisory is for tomorrow morning. so areas in purple. we'll be watching these areas closely. everyone will see snow tomorrow but not everyone will see things stick to the ground. it's areas in blue that i'm most concerned about that could see up to near 3 inches of snow and higher elevations more than that. good morning, larry. good morning. we're keeping a close eye on a situation going on in springfield of a fire out in that area. sky 9 is in place. you can see from the images there that that fire appears to be serious. again, this is taking place in the 2600 block of rolling road. haven't heard of any closures just yet. of course once we get more information about this fire, we'll be sure to pass it along you to. meantime if you're going to be
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traveling on 270 heading from frederick toward the beltway no mayor issues as we're starting to see volume build up in gaithersburg and rockville. we'll let you know how things shape up on 66 in my next report. back to you. >> thank you, larry. what touched off a fire that damaged several businesses in silver spring? firefighters are investigating this morning. >> they're trying to figure it out. is started around 1:00 this morning on georgia avenue. the gaylord and mandarin chinese restaurant as well as the cory house tavern all damaged by the fire. virginia terry mcauliffe is calling for an investigation into the arrest after college student in charlottesville. >> martese johnson is charged with abinstruction of justice without force, public swearing or intoxication. delia goncalves is here with the story. he ended up with a bloody face. >> reporter: that's where the controversy lies. a student getting busted for trying to get into a club with a fake i.d. not a big deal at all. it's what happened during the
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arrest and what was caught on camera that sparked the outrage and investigation. fellow students captured the arrest by alcohol beverage control officers early wednesday morning. martese johnson was slammed to the ground, his face bloodied. he needed ten stitches in his head. witnesses say the ten-year-old honor student was pleading for mercy and that officers were the aggressors but police say johnson was, quote,age stated and beridge rant. more -- beligerant. more than a thousand students held a vij jill r jill on campus -- held a vigil on campus last night. a teary eyed johnson attended including school leaders. >> this is an outpouring of our community. this is a community where they care about one another and they care about what happened to one of our students in the early hours of this morning. >> i can't imagine a situation that would justify the brutality that this young man has suffered. this is unconscionable and i just feel deeply sorry for him and his family and the rest of the students. >> reporter: martese johnson is
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an honor student at uva. he spoke out at the rally asking for respect saying, quote, we really are one community. we can tell you the officers involved are off the streets this morning on administrative duty. mike, back to you. >> thank you, delia. some disturbing new figures are out about the number of people killed by police in midmerchandise. the aclu says more than 100 people died at hands of police between 2011 and 2014. the group says nearly 70% of those who died were black. the aclu says there is no formal system for tracking deaths that occur at the hands of police. a dispute between g.o.p. defense hawks and fiscal conservatives is delaying a vote on a g.o.p. budget plan. the fight involves whether to loosen restrictions on using war funding to skirt tight limits on the pentagon budget. there are also some significant differences between the house and senate versions of the plan. president obama says
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mandatory voting would be in his words transformative. he says it would counteract the influence of money in politics more than anything else. the president floated the idea during an appearance in cleveland. he says the u.s. should be making it easier, not harder to vote. the d.c. police officer is due in court today to face sexual assault charges. >> darrell best is accused of assaulting two women when they were teenagers. nikki burdine is outside d.c. superior court with more. when will he show up in court today, nikki? >> reporter: darrell best will be here at 9:30 this morning. we will be here as well to bring you updates on that. but in preparation for his hearing this morning, we've been reading charging documents and learning some disturbing new details about these charges against him. but also learning that this isn't the first time that officer darrell best has been in trouble. he's been a police officer for 25 years. best with us at one time promoted to sergeant and then later demoted back down to
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officer following an allegation of sexual misconduct, possibly at the d.c. police academy. these charges best will appear for in court today as we have told you stem from several separate alleged incidents with two different teenage girls. one 16-year-old girl says best attacked her during choir practice at the god of a second chance church where best is lead pastor. the second allegation comes from a girl who was at the time of the alleged attack 17 years old. she says best attacked her at mpd headquarters. by the way, investigators tell us, they have surveillance video that shows best and one of those alleged victims leaving mpd headquarters and walking out of the elevator. again he will northbound court today facing four sexual abuse -- will be in court today facing four sexual abuse charges. we'll be in the courtroom and let you know if he makes bail. >> thank you, nikki. the man accused of killing flee people in alexandria -- three people in alexandria has a competency hearing. charles severance is the
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suspect in the murders of nancy dunning, ron kirk by and ruth ann lodato. a judge ordered severance be hospitalized after he twice refuse add mental evaluation and made outbursts in court. a 19 yearldz morgan -- 19- year-old morgan state university student is in jail. he was arrested yesterday in connection with the stabbing at the university which left three football players injured. police say he admitted to swinging a knife around in a wild manner but to keep students away from his friends. five candidates interested in congresswoman donna edwards' house seat. jaywalker the latest. he is considering running for the fourth district seat. congresswoman edwards will give up the seat to run for senate next year. bowie residents will have a chance to voice their concerns over a proposal after 24-hour super wal-mart that would be built in a duvall shopping center. it starts at 10:00 a.m. at the county administration building in upper marlboro.
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good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist allyson rae. today no problems. we're start off with a gorgeous sunrise and we'll see temperatures into the lower 50s.
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a good mix of sun and clouds with more clouds after sunset ahead of our system for tomorrow. tomorrow a yellow alert for sure. we're looking at a winter weather advisory for areas in purple. that's where we'll be concerned for the morning hours. we could see snow up to 3 inches. here's your snowfall forecast. areas of the beltway, most of it should melt on the roads. it's the grassy surfaces that will see 1 to 2 inches as you head off to the north and west. hagerstown, westminster and the blue ridge, that's where we'll see the biggest impact. more on the fut future cast coming up. 395 heading north between duke street and seminary road, the right lane is blocked causing some residual delays in that area. give yourself anywhere from 5 to possibly even 10 minutes of additional drive time if you're going to be heading north . /- 395. we're keeping a close eye on the fire taking place on springfield. we understand that the fire is taking place on rolling road. the 5600 block of rolling road. so you can see fire crews out
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there. a number of them working to get the situation under control. south hampton drive along at rolling road is closed at this hour. the fire as you can see from the picture there very serious. meantime if you're traveling in virginia traveling north on 95 toward 395, you'll have no mayor issues as volume starts to build up on the northbound side. back to you. >> thank you, larry. drilling just miles from the atlantic seaboard leads to environmental concerns. >> and uber vs. yellow taxi. which one reigns supreme in the big apple. >> reporter: let's talk overtime first. the labor department is working on new rules which would make more workers more money. make them eligible for higher overtime pay. labor secretary tom perez says the plan should be ready in the next few months. meanwhile the plan for some environmentalists is to speak out against proposals calling for off shore drilling along the east coast. at a hearing yesterday in fact in atlantic city, new jersey,
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environmental groups argued an oil spill could devastate the tour industry but business groups say a significant oil and gas reserves do exist, that could help stabilize energy prices. a big day is on tap for the maryland house of delegates. they're scheduled to vote on the $47.7 billion budget. if pass study would restore education fund -- passed it would restore education funding and the cost of living adjustment for state employees. microsoft is making an adjustment of its own by getting rid of internet explorer replacing it with spartan project. the new browser will run on phones, tablets and pcs but it's mainly for use devices we understand. how about uber has mobile app to thank for ushering in a new era in new york city. with more people ordering rides through apps, uber cars often -- [indiscernible] now officially outnumber the yellow taxis. that's based on cars registered with the city.
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mike, andrea, say what you will about uber but they have come a long way in five years' time. >> fighting local governments along the way and winning, too. >> lawsuit after lawsuit. they're now in the same category -- being put in the same category as your facebook book and everything taking it all on. >> thank you. it 16:43. -- it is 6:43 and apparently winter just doesn't want to give it up. >> we're going to be seeing some snow flakes on the first day of spring. how appropriate, right? allyson has the it's the biggest trade violation in history. today middle east governments are shredding open skies agreements they signed pumping over $40 billion in prohibited subsidies into their state-owned airlines. protectionism at its worst. and their actions threaten thousands of u.s. aviation jobs. it's time for middle east countries to play by the rules. restore competition. restore open skies. fight for american jobs.
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a great entrance never goes out of style. dresses start at $25. the eva mendes collection. exclusively at new york and company. it is 6:46. time to see what our partners and our friends at cbs this morning are covering. >> let's check in with charlie rose joining us live from new york. >> good morning, charlie. >> good morning, mike and andrea. ahead alan pizzey is in tunisia at the scene of the deadly attack. we are on one of your big stories, calls for investigation after a black
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university of virginia student needed ten stitches following an arrest. wyatt andrews is near the campus and talking with students. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> thank you, charlie. see you then. our wusa9 pothole patrol, they found a big problem. it involves two neighbors jurisdictions. >> that's right. -- two neighbors jurisdictions. >> that's right. but we're going to go to weather. >> which is the reason why we have all these potholes. >> things are bad out there. the freeze, the snow, the thaw, the rain, that's what we'll see the next 24 hours. winter doesn't officially end until 6:45 p.m. on friday so we'll get a little more winter weather before it turns to a nice looking weekend. something to look forward to. take a look outside. a gorgeous shot this morning. today is looking great. a few clouds. near 40 degrees for the district. but it's pretty cold out there once you head to the suburbs near freezing if not below that. temperatures are going to be below average this afternoon. today really is going to
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abpretty good looking day. -- to be a pretty good looking day. winds calmer. we're headed to the lower 50s, mid-50s farther south. it's this guy on our way tomorrow. all rain right now but temperatures will quickly fall after midnight. that's where we're going to see some snow. areas north on 275 north of frederick and near hagerstown, westminster, martins burke. these are areas that -- martinsburg. these are areas that could see problems on the roads tomorrow. a lot of areas will see accumulations on grassy surfaces and the roads should fair pretty good. this is 4:30 in the morning for friday. notice 39 through d.c. snow will be here and it will start to melt for a lot of spots and accumulate on grassy surfaces, elevated surfaces. 7:00 getting the commute ready. we have a lot of snow still falling. north of i-70 we can see things start to stick. by 10:00 the changeover is occurring but we will see mostly rain through the afternoon, a cold rain. it's not going to be comfortable through the afternoon. kicks out pretty fast.
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by 6:00 looking much drier, a few last lingering flakes for areas to the northwest. near the mason-dixon line, it might never change to rain so that's where we could see things adds up. by saturday no problems, near 60. enjoy your weekend after a mess on friday morning. good morning, larry. good morning. we have a problem going on on the blue line right now on metro. a delay to franconia springfield metro station. there was an earlier issue at foggy bottom causing the delays out there. as for metro bus, everything is running on schedule right now. we're still staying on top of a fire going on in fairfax county in springfield. as you can see, a number of emergency officials out there right now working to get this fire under control. it's been going on for at least the past 45 minutes. we understand at this point just looking from the images there that we've had at least one person taken out on a stretcher. trying to get more information in terms of how many people may have been involved in this situation but as you can see, still serious. i understand just from my producer right now, looks like
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two people have been rescued. is that correct? two people have been rescued in that situation out there. sky 9 will continue to stay out there and if you're going to be traveling along that fire which is actually taking place on rolling roads, be mindful that south hampton drive is closed as a result of the situation out there. meantime if you're going to be traveling southbound on 270 heading from middle brook road to old georgetown road, you're looking at an 11-minute commute. if you're going to be traveling on 66, no problems for the most part. just congestion starting to build up as he get into or the beltway again from fairfax county parkway to the gw parkway you're looking at a 33- minute commute. if you're traveling on 395 heading north from edsall road down to -- up to 50, you're looking at a 14-minute commute there. for my friends out on the eastern side of the beltway traveling from branch avenue to 295 north, you're looking at an 18-minute commute. back to you. >> thank you, larry. pothole patrol time now. boy, did we find a big involve twos neighboring jurisdictions. >> it's at the westmoreland
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traffic circle. it's where western avenue, butterworth place, massachusetts avenue and dale collier parkway all intersect. it's nearly impossible to drive this round about without hitting some kind of pothole. and we have requested patch jobs from both rymaland and the district. do you know of a pothole that's driving you crazy? just go to our team at it or tweet us @wusa9 using the hashtag potholepatrol9 and we'll try to help get it fixed for you. please include. city, street and cross street. >> it takes about three days to get the request through and answered. it is 6:51. today the president will host the future king of england. >> it's official. march madness and bracket watching begins today. 6:51. wusa9 is back people of the coffee drinking world,' has a dark roast coffee that's deliciously roasted just right for a bold start and smooth finish that's never bitter. put down the dark roast you've been putting up with
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i'm delia goncalves. virginia governor terry mcauliffe calling for an investigation this morning into the arrest of a black uva student by white officers with with the alcohol beverage control. 20-year-old martese johnson wednesday morning needed ten stitches to close a bloody gash on his head but today he is calling for respect. saying, quote, we are really one community. andrea? >> thanks, delia. this afternoon the charles county sheriff's office plans to release new details in the murder of crystal anderson. anderson was reported missing in 2011 from prince george's county. her remains were found a year later in charles county.
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murder suspect charles severance is due in court today for a competency hearing accused of killing nancy dunning, ron kirby and ruth ann lodato. the white house rolls out the red carpet for the royal hold an oval office meeting with britain's prince charles and his wife, came million lash the duchess of cornwall. last night a black tie dinner was held in their honor at the british embassy. best time of the year for college basketball fans. the tournament gets under way and pane of you will be watching at work, from the office to see if your bracket predicks hold through -- predictions hold through. 13% of workers have filled out a bracket at an office pool. managers and it professionals are most likely to jump in. in all american businesses, they're expected to lose nearly $2 billion worth of productivity during the tournament. >> who gets work done in march madness? no one gets work. >> there are more than nine million ways to fill out a bracket. if you're just guessing you basically have no chance. >> so you're saying there's no
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chance. president obama is taking his chances anyway. he's one of an estimated 70 million people who filled out brackets, more than the number of ballots cast unfortunately in the 2012 presidential election. the average bet per bracket just under 30 bucks. >> taking a look at your seven- day forecast. going to be great. a nice start. temperatures cool, 51 degrees. it's tomorrow morning, the yellow alert. we have snow possible for areas off to the northwest. accumulating snow and areas through the district, a slushy mess. but hey, a good weekend. >> i like that. >> now some good news. u.s. 1 between 123 in virginia and 59 remains closed as a result of an accident -- 95 remains closed as a result of an accident. stay on 95 if you need to travel north toward the beltway. sky 9 over top the fire, a serious structure fire in the 6600 block of rolling road. south hampton road at rolling road is closed as a result of that fire. we know two people have been displaced, one person taken to the hospital. obviously a very serious
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situation out there in fairfax county. >> think about this with match madness. it brings the president and senate majority leaders together. they're all going for kentucky. cbs this morning is next. security at some u.s. museums is increased after the terror attack in tunisia. >> you can watch the ncaa turnment right here on wusa9. good luck to the terps, the hoyas. >> have a great day.
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