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traffic. and meteorologist allyson rae with the weather. it is going to be a little bit cloudy at times and a few stray showers. temperatures as you head out the door, pretty mild. so about first alert live doppler, a few areas of breeze from morgantown to and washington, d.c. to baltimore you have a good chance of stray showers and then a lot of sunshine. back to the 60s. breezy. larry. over to you. thank you, allyson. all right. if you are getting ready to head out the door an issue-free commute this morning. if you're going to be traveling inbound on i-66 from areas on front royal and gainesville you are good to go. prince george's county it is quit on the bwi parkway. and how things are along
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beltway. this is route 4. weather and traffic back on the 90s. over to you. today, he is accused of killing his wife and one of the officers who responded. >> ronald hamilton is expected to appear in a prince william county courtroom this morning. the 32-year-old staff sergeant assigned to the pentagon is being held without bond and charged with two murder archges and other gun charges following saturday night's ooting. he could also face the death penalty. hundreds of people gathered last night for a candlelight vigil to honor the fallen police officer, ashley guindon. on her first shift when she responded to the domestic violence call from hamilton's wife. she died in the hospital. he was swor
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into the line of duty a day before. guindon started as an intern four years ago. she served in the united states marine corps for six years. two other police officers were shot in saturday's incident. they are both in the hospital in fairfax. they are in serious condition, but expected to recover. we are starting to learn more about the mom who made the 9-1-1 call and found dead inside of the home. crystal hamilton, 29 years old. they have an 11-year-old son who is saying with crystal's mom according to friends. the wounded warrior confirms that crystal worked there and assisted the wounded, ill and injured. marines and their families. and three members of the
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same family were killed in a crash. it happened at river and pile road on saturday night. investigators are saying a bmw was headed westbound and a chevy bolt turned and slammed into the vehicle >> over the past two years that i had the pleasure of knowing tommy. tommy inside of debate chambers and outside. he was so passionate and funny. >> thomas' father, michel killed, and his wife. elaina, a teen, is fighting for her life. investigators are trying to find the cause of this crash. 4:33 now. campaign 2016. acouple the presidential candidates have stops scheduled in virginia ahead of
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tuesday. and the latest controversy involving donald trump. david duke endorsed donald trump on friday. when asked donald trump did not condemn duke's support. >> i have to look at the group. i don't know what group you're talking about. >> we cannot be a party who nominates someone who refuses to condemn white supremacists and the ku klux klan. >> marco rubio reacted yesterday. and ted cruz tweeted his criticism. donald trump is going to speak at radford university. 1600 delegates are up for grabs. hillary clinton will make a stop in virginia after courting voters in tennessee and arkansas yesterday. >> more has
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great. >> we did really, really badly with older african-american voters. i mean, we got decimated. >> that bernie sanders assessing how he did in south carolina's primary. and hillary clinton with a sizable lead over bernie sanders. you keep up to date with 2016 campaign any time, anywhere. just download the wusa 9 app. it is free. work continues this morning on a water main break that may definitely impact your morning commute. the 16-inch break happened friday night. a huge sinkhole formed at 38th avenue and hamilton street. a specially crew from new jersey worked through the night to shut the valve down. coming up on wusa 9 --
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it feels good out there. you don't need the heavier coat this morning. afuel areas of rain. look at satellite-radar. the clouds will move on in. so clear skies now. once it cross over the mountains it will start to despite. i have two different computer model i'm showing you the more aggressive one. alight trend here. 49 degrees in hagerstown. this is 9:30 between here and baltimore and fredrick a few light showers. once lunchtime rolls around we're done. sunshine and breezy conditions. larry, over to you. >> thank you. a quiet start to the morning commute. everything is moving loon the beltway. 95, 66, and 295. there's a report of an accident over the beltway. we're not seeing much in the way of delays. our traffic cam if we get.
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not seeing mum there in the way of delays. if you're heading out in that area you might see the accident. watch out for it. you will be able to get around safely. our patrol is on the move this morning. trying to get the giant craters fixed for you. this pot hole is almost as big as a car tire is round. and so deep it is down to the rock bed. we contacted the d.c. department of transportation asking them to patch it up. if anyone else has a pot hole go to or tweet us. andrea. a check on your money. not good. asian markets closed
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morning after a meeting failed to impress investigators. >> investors get figures on home sales, construction spending and then car sales and then of course the feds release the beige book on sunday. three former utility executives have the first to go to court after the fukushima disaster. they have been indited on professional negligence. three reactors damaged in the march 2011 earthquake and sunappy suffered meltdowns triggering massive radiation leaks. council members are promoting kelly's
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and medical leave bill. create a state run social insurance fund for workers who need to take care and leave for a new child or an ailing family members. workers would be able to receive 2/3 of their salary for web -- 12 weeks. they traditionally avoid the spotlight. today, president barack obama will honor a navy seal.
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welcome back. the landscape in parts of virginia looks different this morning than last week. >> people are helping one another cleaned up in the
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slammed by tornado on wednesday night. the united methodist held sunday services in the church basement because of damage to the sanctuary. >> this is when we have to put our faith in practice and move forward. and say everything that we read and love on sunday is in our hearts. >> church members helped to cover up the holes in the roof so the next rains will not cause further damage. a cruise ship that was damaged by a major storm is cutting another trip short anthems of the seas is heading back to new jersey. it was damaged earlier this month when it encountered 30- foot waves and hurricane-force winds. people in hesston,
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are looking for answers. last night a special town hall and a church service were held to remember the three people who were killed. the names of the dead were called out including the killer. three people were killed, 14 wounded. and in charlotte, north carolina three men are under arrest accused of firing 50 shots into an s.u.v., a van and a hotel lobby door. this happened before dawn yesterday. the good news is, no one was hurt. investigators do not believe this was random. security guards spotted a nissan altima taking off. the sound of war is not gone, but lessened in syria. apartial cease-fire agreement is into the third day in cities largely destroyed, people can hear firing in the distance. it does not include operations against isis and al qaeda syrian-branch. and several
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cease-fire have been reported. peace talks will resume next week. today at the white house, president barack obama will award the metal of honor to a navy seal. edward buyers he has five bronze stars and two purple hearts. nine tours in iraq and afghanistan. the gallantry bing recognized with this metal of honor is for his actions in december of 2012, he helped to rescue an american doctor being held hostage by the taliban. >> nine tours. a spacex rocket could be headed to the skies soon, but tomorrow is the earliest. sunday's launch was called off with seconds because of a mechanical problem. two attempts on wednesday and thursday were awl -- also scrubbed. well, they are called x planes
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n.a.s.a. n.a.s.a. administrator will have more details on a new experimental program during a news conference at reagan international airport this afternoon and discussing research into green aviation technology. the x plane's project is a 10- year program. the announcement is at 1:30. well, the d.c. streetcars it is day two you can hop on and it is free. after a decade of planning, construction, and delays, service did start on saturday. h line is the first segment. it runs monday to saturday. there is no sunday service at this point. for now, it is free until aphaeresisesome put in place. with spring around the corner, skiers in michigan hit the slopes. they took advantage of the warm temperatures, in the
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it was popular fun day in saginaw. >> the only day that we got pretty much. the weather is horrible. you get snow, and then the rains and goes away. >> the ski season is not over yesterday. the mountains is preparing to see snow tuesday. >> that is good if you love skiing. it is so warm. >> you might be able to go skiing this weekend. >> because we're not done with winter yet. up-and-down for the next week or so. today we're on the up side. so maybe a few showers. the weather headlines. a few brief showers this morning along with clouds. through the afternoon more and more sunshine. not going to go as picture perfect as it was yesterday. just gorgeous yesterday. everybody was outside enjoying the warm temperatures. so just the morning hours are not as beautiful. through the afternoon it will be rather breezy. temperatures back to the 60s. more and more sunshine for the second half of
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back to the 60s with another round of sunshine. wednesday we will have showers even as early as late tuesday night through wednesday. and then colder weather and then comes maybe even snow showers on friday. and first alert live doppler a couple of showers approaching cumberland. here is the clouds by 8:00 to 9:00. so not long-lasting showers. not very heavy or fast-moving. this is 9:30 in the morning and sunshine will return as early as the lunch hour is around. tomorrow is beautiful again. not as breezy as today. here is your showers tuesday evening and mountain snow showers good for the ski resort. by 11:00, showers and a rumble of thunder and back to sunshine on thursday. however a cold thursday and friday. 52 today. 62 for tomorrow. and showers overnight on tuesday and wednesday. by friday, maybe a chce
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not a bad weekend shaping up. larry, over to you. thank you. on the outer loop of the beltway at the wilson bridge we have a report of accident. not much in the way of delays. the left lane is block. here is a live look from the traffic cam ru. i'm not too concerned about it. just use caution as you head out the door. back to the map, every one is on time for marc and vre if you're getting ready to head out the door. starting on 50, now a 15- minute commute. northbound on 95 on the virginia side we continue to do well from johnson road to 395, a 19-minute commute this morning. entrances at a couple of metro station will be closed next
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month. in three weeks crews will work to replace escalators. the work is expected to wrap up until next winner. metro plans to replace 21 others this year. mike. >> thank you. we are in the last week of our 20k in 20 day give away. we have thousands of dollars to give away. >> absolutely. here is how you can get your hands on an extra thousand dollars. empty-handed no more. that is leonardo dicaprio. he was at the governor's ball. as we show you, other stars stopped
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a.i.d.s. fundraiser. >> the curse was finally broken for dicaprio who took hem best actor for the relevant. >> it is surreal. >> and brie larson. >> i feel really strong and excited to hold this gold guy. >> when the curtain fell on the big show. the stars made their way to the governor's ball. >> we worked so hard on this film. it is overwhelming. >> it is hollywood racist? >> many praised chris rock who pushed the envelope in addressing the oscars so white controversy. >> the needed to happen. >> elton john used his after party to raise awareness for h.i.v. and a.i.d.s. >> we made a lot of progress. but not enough. >> reporter: and celebrities
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first time. they are starstruck. >> yes. i do. >> carson cresly got a big surprise. >> gene simmons from kiss. >> he is right behind you. >> you're one of my favorites. >> they were not lost on the biggest night. celebs showed off their styles until the early morning. all oscar buzzing this morning is centered around leonardo dicaprio. [ laughter ] my
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lawrence and emily banks. they look gorgeous. but alicia, and the yellow. and then charlize in the red. >> she is wear a potato sac. amazing. all right. at movie theaters this weekend the new comers were no match for the movie starring ryan reynolds. coming up this morning starbucks takes on a country who knows coffee really well.
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community is in mourning. ♪ [ music ] >> coming together to remember an officer who was shot and killed over the weekend. the suspect heads to court toy. a big job ahead. crews come in from out-of-state to help fix a water main break in prince georges county. and the oscar goes to -- >> waiting for the applause. everyone, the moment everyone was waiting for. who won the best actor? good morning. ahappy monday to you, i'm andrea roane. >> i'm mike hydeck. let's start with weather and traffic. >> larry miller is traffic the commute on the roads and rails. if you like sunday, here is meteorologist allyson
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another one today. yeah. okay. especially by the afternoon. another one warm and feeling like spring. this is good news. we will see clouds and a shower possible before the lunch hour. the second half of the day a lot prettier. still breezy. winds out of the south- southwest 15 to 20 miles per hour. most of us are into the 50s. and the 60s today. again we have to go through first couple of stray showers. it will dissipate more than it is right now. 8:00 to 11:00 a few showers coming through and more and more sunshine for the afternoon. larry? thank you. traveling on the outer loop of the beltway between route one and wilson bridge. watch out for the left lane blocked as a result of an accident. we're not seeing delays. here is a live look from our traffic


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