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counterparts in maryland about that arrest and that likely would have been a violation of his parole. so even though prather has been caught investigators still have a lot of questions tonight. >> we know he was shot in the leg. what about the cob? where was he -- cop? where was he shot? >> reporter: the doctor wouldn't go into specifics. all he would say is that he was shot somewhere in the torso, wouldn't say exactly where, but he did say during surgery they had to take care to work around several of his organs. so he sustained significant amounts of internal trauma, but they're hopeful he'll be able to make a full recovery. >> kristin fisher live for us from maryland shock trauma center. thank you. meantime maryland attorney general and candidate for governor doug gansler is pledging to continue his campaign tonight even after reports that he ignored a drunken beach party full of teens including his son. >> it has been a rocky few weeks for maryland's top prosecutor and his campaign.
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bruce leshan has the story. >> reporter: pundits call it one of the most damaging political pictures ever, shirtless teens gyrating, a young woman twerking between them, red dixie cups full of what looks like beer and doug gansler in the midst of something that could be a dunken scene from animal house. he says he's texting. >> i actually saw the picture. there were some red cups around. i was actually looking at a text because i'm 50 years old and can't read, so i'm holding it out. should i have assumed there was drinking there? i wasn't a chaperone or staying in the house. >> reporter: it was a beach week party for landon school graduates in south bethany in june and the candidate for governor says he was just trying to tell his teenage son upstairs what time they were leaving in the morning. >> walked upstairs, talked to my son, walked downstairs and left. >> reporter: i spoke to gansler's campaign months ago about rumors of this party, but i was unable to pin it down at
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that time. staffers insisted that the significant damage to the rental house was inflicted not by the teenage partiers, but by somebody who broke in after they checked out. >> actually vandals that came into the house, apparently caused an enormous amount of damage. >> you're the leading influence on your teen's decision not to drink. >> reporter: gansler's publicly campaigned against underage drinking but says he struggles with how to handle a college bound teen. >> i'm a parent first and attorney general second. >> reporter: he says he is not quitting the campaign. are you having second thoughts about running? >> no. >> reporter: you're in? >> we're in it. we're going to win it. bruce leshan, wusa9. thinking about going out tonight? you'll need a big old fancy coat. we are in for our first freeze of the season.
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topper is in the weather center with the latest on that. >> there is a freeze warning west of i-95. howard county, montgomery county north and fairfax can. west is under a freeze warning for tonight. we're talking upper 20s, low 30s. there nor frost advisories east of -- there are no frost advisories east of i-95, but you folks east of prince george's county will see temperatures in the low to mid- 30. air mass is pretty dry, don't think you'll be scraping your windshield, but fredericksburg, leesburg, manassas all under a freeze warning tonight, 46 leesburg, gaithersburg, about 20 degrees below average, 52 downtown, 50 in baltimore. in terms of the winds, well, it feels like it's 40. we actually have a wind chill today. it feels like 40 in gaithersburg and 44 in leesburg, so a blustery day. tonight freeze warning west of i-95, clear to partly cloudy and cloud, lows 29 to 39, winds
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northwest at 10. we'll come back, talk about the prospects for another frost or freeze tomorrow night and tell you how long it's been since we've been this cold. proof tonight in spite of all that craziness out there there are still some very decent human beings around. following a story you saw first here on wusa9 one of our viewers sprung into action to lend a helping hand. >> now a blind man who was evicted may soon be back in his landover home. ken molestina reports. >> reporter: it was just a couple days ago we first told you about the razor family and the predicament that landed them outside of a home. now we're catching up with them as they get some good news and some much needed help. >> the lord is in the blessing business, so we are coming along. >> reporter: it's an optimistic perspective by a man who has fallen on hard times. we visited with ray razor, his wife and his seeing eye dog mr. ray tico just two days after he was evicted from his village green co-op home in landover. the couple lived there 40 plus
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years but it recently fallen behind on payments and were forced out. their misfortune brought them to this small motel room in capitol heights. >> we've been here since tuesday night. >> reporter: their story impacted one of our viewers who asked to remain anonymous but made it clear that she's here to help. >> here in the united states of america there can sometimes be a lot of a me culture and we have to recognize it's not all about me. it's about all of us together helping one another. >> reporter: so she's opening up her checkbook and her heart with a very generous offer. >> i'm not only paying the back rent but also to work out a deal where i would pay the difference in the upcoming year's rent. >> reporter: you'd think the problem would be solved, but now there's a bit of a hangup. it's a court order that evicted the couple. they'll need another one to get back in. >> i'm amazed is all i can say. our biggest goal is to get them back into their home. >> reporter: in the meantime this kind samaritan says she'll help with whatever else they
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need until they can get squared away and get this couple back into their home. she's willing to lend a hand with the motel costs and even gift cards to get pet supplies for mr. ray tico, a gesture mr. razor is grateful for. >> there are angels and i would consider this lady an angel to have the heart to reach out to a stranger such as me and my wife, my family, renee and my seeing eye dog over here mr. ray tico. >> reporter: clearly it's not an ideal setup, but the razors will be in this motel until they can find more of a permanent solution, but by the looks of it from the outpouring of support we've seen from folks like you our viewers, it doesn't look like these folks will be here much longer. the world of local media mourning one of its own tonight. sheila stewart of radio one died this morning in a car accident down in atlanta. she was a popular personality and news and community affairs director for wkyf, praise 104
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and magic 103. she'd been in radio 20 years. rushern bake are remembered stewart as a proud -- baker remembered stewart as a proud advocate of the county and stewart had touched many lives as an organizer of charitable events and many of us at wusa9 knew her as well. >> i used to work with her. she was the traffic girl at my station in charlotte, north carolina. >> very sad and shocking news. to two tennessee national guard members have been hospitalized after being shot just after 1:00 this afternoon outside a navy base in wellington. reports say a guard opened fire during a fight. one was wounded in the leg, the other in the foot. police are searching for a possible second suspect now in the murder of an oxon hill hotel manager. surveillance video shows a car pulling into the parking lot of the clarion hotel monday night.
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it also shows that suspect jumping the front counter demanding money and pointing his gun at a pregnant worker. 27-year-old jesse chavez was shot and killed when he tried to help. we've got new information for you on the woman who was shot to death after leading police on a car chase from the white house to the capitol hill. remember that story? it was huge here in washington that day and, in fact, all over the country. now police records released today show miriam carey's boyfriend had expressed concerns about her emotional stability and the safety of their infant daughter, but this is way back last december. when officers went to question her, police say carey told them that president obama had her under surveillance and described herself as the prophet of stamford, connecticut. of course, we know just a few weeks ago she was shot and killed by police after ramming a white house barrier. her 1-year-old daughter who was also in the car was not hurt. republican lawmakers tried a different tactic now against the affordable care act. they are holding hearings on
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the government's underperforming website that americans are trying to use to sign up for that health insurance. >> the obama administration admits there are problems and contractors are working to fix them. danielle nottingham is on capitol hill. >> reporter: government contractors came to capitol hill to answer lawmakers' questions about the problems with healthcare.gov. some lawmakers used personal examples to illustrate their point. >> i got this after 41 minutes. please log in again. >> we're not excited, nor are we pleased with what we delivered on october 1, but in principle it worked. >> reporter: the contractors said the obama administration made the decision to go live with the website and more testing could have identified flaws. >> certainly more testing always helps projects like these succeed. >> reporter: republicans argue the bungled rollout points to bigger problems with the affordable care act itself.
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they want it suspended until the problems are fixed. democrats say americans are getting coverage online but want healthcare.gov working as well as other popular websites. >> amazon and ebay don't crash the week before christmas and pro flowers doesn't crash on valentine's day. >> reporter: the white house is optimistic the problems will be fixed. >> the goal here can be achieved, which is the availability of affordable health insurance. >> reporter: administration officials are set to testify next week. danielle nottingham, cbs news, capitol hill. >> and the white house is reminding people while the website is being improved there are three other ways to apply for coverage. president obama is now urging congress to pass immigration reform before the end of the year. now the legislation has been on the back burner for months, most recently overshadowed by the shutdown. >> obviously just because something is smart and fair and good for the economy and fiscally responsible and
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supported by business and labor and the evangelical community and many democrats and many republicans, that does not mean that it will actually get done. this is washington, after all. >> the senate has passed a measure to provide an eventual path to citizenship for those in this country illegally and it would tighten border security, but that bill has gone nowhere in the republican controlled house. a california congressman came to the rescue of a woman on a flight from d.c. to dallas this morning. congressman paul ruiz is an e.r. doctor by trade. a woman suffered some kind of medical emergency on board, so the congressman with another doctor stablized the woman. the plane did make an emergency landing in raleigh and texas congressman pete gallegos was on board and tweeted hope that congressman ruiz is on all my flights home and emergency room doctor by training was impressive to see him in
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action. he saves life. the marine corps marathon coming up this weekend. coming up we'll introduce you to a woman who ran the boston marathon. she plans on doing it here as well, so what she's got to say about that day in boston. >> reporter: will kennedy's cousin michael skakel walk free today after murdering his neighbor in this gated community? >> new chilling details about the murder of a beloved
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gun without a background check.. ithe dangerously mentally ill. criminals. endangering our families. ken cuccinelli opposed closing the gun show loophole - against comprehensive background checks at gun shows for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill. siding with the nra and undermining law enforcement. no wonder the washington post calls cuccinelli polarizing, provocative and partisan. cuccinelli. too extreme for virginia independence usa pac sponsored this ad.
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that 14-year-old boy accused of killing his math teacher reportedly confessed to the crime. phillip chism admits he slashed colleen ritzer's throat with a box cutter, changed his clothes right after the attack and went to a movie.
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right now investigators are trying to figure out why one of her own students wanted to kill her and although he's only 14 that suspect chism has been charged as an adult. after more than a decade behind bars kennedy cousin michael skakel may be set free today. he was convicted in 200two of killing a 15-year-old neighbor -- 2002 of killing a 15-year- old neighbor but now he may get a new trial. >> reporter: michael skakel's attorney asked for the kennedy cousin to be released from prison now that a judge has overturned his conviction. skakel, the nephew of the late senator robert f. kennedy, was found guilty in 2002 of murdering his teenage neighbor martha moxley. the judge said the defense lawyer botched the case. moxley's mother still maintains skakel is the killer. martha moxley's body was found in this gated community in belle haven under a tree in
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1975. two years later the family moved away and the house was eventually demolished. >> the more wealthy the community, the more secrets there are. >> reporter: jeannie mcmahon is a 30 year resident and friend of the skakel family and is happy skakel is getting another chance for the truth to come out. >> i'm sorry if the family of martha is really going to be upset about this because they want somebody to be behind bars, but if it's not the right person. >> reporter: police said martha moxley was beaten and stabbed to death with a broken golf club that belonged to skakel's mother. his older brother was a initial prime suspect but never arrested. vinita nair, cbs news, gren witch, connecticut. >> skakel was -- greenwich, connecticut. >> skakel was convicted in 2002. jodi arias tweeted she's accepting donations to help pay for an appeal. arias was convicted of killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. jurors did deadlock on her
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sentence. she called her friend and tells her what to post is how she tweeted from jail. the case now being reopened of madeline mccain madeline mc- - madeleine mccann in portugal. madeleine was 3 years old when she vanished. this is what she might look like today. police say they have leads in the case of the mysterious blonde girl named maria believed to be 5 or 6 years old made international headlines. she was found living with an unrelated couple in a gypsy camp in greece. now bulgarian police are questioning a woman about whether she's maria's biological mom. that mother says she will take the dna test and will take the child back if it is proved to be hers. keeping your family safe, wusa9 first alert weather.
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>> do the dna test. she has a mom somewhere. >> that's one of those tests where we can prove what the deal is. >> no questions asked. i was outside. it's like march today, pretty blustery. i didn't think we'd be using the term wind chill, but we are today. >> it was march 1st. >> exactly. guess what, it snowed in garrett county again. this is topper's squirrel cage. i used to go down squirrel cage. i don't do it anymore. it's a little too steep. they got another couple inches and you drop into west virginia it's 6 inches of snow with this system. winter has returned on the other side of the divide. let's start with a live look outside, our live michael and son weather cam, a little more tranquil here, partly cloudy skies, temperatures only 52 downtown. look at the dew point and humidity, very low, very dry air mass. again, this time of year you want to add humidity back into your house, winds west,
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northwest at 17. they should die down tonight. that's one of the critical factors as to whether or not we get a frost or freeze. look at satellite and radar. it's like wintertime except we have rain and snow showers coming in from the lakes, more snow showers west of the divide. a few clouds make it over the mountains tonight. i think we'll end up settling on clear to partly cloudy skies. 49 rockville, 48 bethesda, 49 reston, 48 fairfax, average high 65. so this is way below average, 51 in college park and waldorf. so freeze likely north and west of town. however, i don't think we'll have much frost east of i-95, so not much scraping of the windshield tomorrow probably. blustery friday, need your coat and just prepare for high school football. we're talking 30s and 40s during the games. again freeze warning in effect west of i-95, fairfax county, prince william county west, montgomery county, howard county north. that will mean temperatures will be in the upper 20s to
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around 30. last time we were freezing, national april 4th we were 31 on. may 14th dulles was at 32 and baltimore april 4th was 25. those are the last times we've been freezing. tonight freeze warning west of i-95, clear to partly cloudy, cold, lows 29 to 39. winds will settle down, become northwest at 10. here's our day planner. if you're in the burbs, subtract 5 to 8 degrees. downtown 39 at 7:00, in the 40s at 9:00 and 11:00 back in the low 50s by 1:00. next three days back to 59 on saturday, a few clouds in the afternoon, nice sunday but cool, temperatures again in the mid- to upper 50s. next seven days it will get warmer. we haven't gone to winter yet, temperatures in the 60s monday and tuesday beautiful day and around 70 wednesday and thursday of next week with showers developing wednesday and showers and rain and maybe even a thunderstorm on thursday. speaking of thursday this was nice. this is your best shot.
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let's lose the banner a second. this is field of pink at the elks club at the corner of mount etna road and robinhood road done for all those in washington county who will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lives. my mother battled breast cancer in the past year and she is doing well. you of want to send us the best shot go, to www.wusa9.com. click on the weather. upload your pic and include your name, town and location. a lot of folks guilty of texting behind the wheel, but it's illegal in virginia. county cops really enforce it? peggy fox join -- can the cops really enforce it? peggy fox joined them on a ride- along. >> take a lesson from a university of iowa teaching assistant. check your e-mail before you send it. she wishes she had. wait until you hear what she sent to
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"i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." "i'm very troubled by ken cuccinelli." "he tried to change virginia's divorce laws"
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"to prevent women from getting out of a bad marriage." "ken cuccinelli denies climate change exists" "and he used taxpayer dollars to investigate a uva professor doing research." "and cuccinelli tried to ban common forms of birth control." "even the pill." "even the pill." "ken cuccinelli is just way too extreme" "way too extreme" "way too extreme" "way too extreme for virginia." first the university of iowa was named the no. 1 party school. >> yeah, and then one student known as vodka sam made headlines when she blew a .34 and then tweeted yolo, you only live once. now the school is dealing with
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another embarrassment. a teaching assistant accidentally sent out nude pictures of herself to her students. >> it didn't seem like something that would happen in real life. it just seems like something that you would see in a really ridiculous movie and feel really embarrassed about and it sucks for her a lot. i feel horrible for her. >> we all feel horrible for her. the teacher assistants' message is innocent enough. it's just a note about a math problem she sent out to her business class students. however it, also contained what appear to be photos of her and a naked man, yeah. this spread like wildfire on the web as you might imagine and now the teacher's assistants has been pulled from class. >> what's the rule, derek? don't take a, or do anything you wouldn't want -- don't take a picture or do anything you wouldn't want your mama to see? this video is a georgia teenager setting a record for backhand springs, 44 in a row. this kid is a cheerleader at fulton high and says the real
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challenge was mental, at least as hard as the physical challenge was. her mother says her daughter has been cheering since she was 4. >> how do they not get dizzy? >> how do you not do a lot of things? i don't know. who will share the screen with dakota johnson in fifty shades of grey? you'll meet the hunk just named the new christian grey. >> here's a hint. it's not topper. >> i'm shocked, no? a little later plenty of people look forward to doing whatever they want when they retire, but find out why more and more of us are saying what retirement? >> next we're days away from the marine corps marathon in the wake of the boston bombing. we're going to tell you what's we're going to tell you what's being do
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gun without a background check.. ithe dangerously mentally ill. criminals. endangering our families. ken cuccinelli opposed closing the gun show loophole - against comprehensive background checks at gun shows for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill. siding with the nra and undermining law enforcement. no wonder the washington post calls cuccinelli polarizing, provocative and partisan. cuccinelli. too extreme for virginia independence usa pac sponsored this ad.
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and i sponsored this ad. candidate for attorney general, if you think ken cuccinelli would take virginia in the wrong direction, wait til you meet his attorney general candidate senator obenshain. like cuccinelli, obenshain believes politicians should dictate our most personal decisions they cosponsored a bill together to ban the birth control pill; and outlaw abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. cuccinelli and obenshain: together - a dangerously wrong turn for virginia
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the 38th marine corps marathon steps off this weekend and security will be tight. >> as surae chinn tells us, some of the runners also ran the boston marathon, so this weekend the horrible events from up north will still be fresh in their mind. >> i was actually only a couple blocks a way. >> reporter: 29-year-old lauren gabler had finished the boston marathon when the explosion went off. >> it was confusion. was it a canon firing for patriot's day or a car backfiring but when the second explosion went off, we knew it
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was a big problem. it was definitely a state of terror in boston because there are a lot of rumors going around that there are bombs all over the city in the hotels. it's just a feeling of uneasiness because you didn't know what was going to happen next. >> reporter: gabler will be running her favorite event this weekend, the marine corps marathon. tens of thousands of runners will be coming across the finish line with thousands more spectators cheering them on. u.s. park police say every one of their officers will be out working. >> you can be assured the u.s. park police will be out there. we will be very vigilant and out there with a full force commitment. >> reporter: there will be safety check points at the start and finish lines. runners are prohibited from bringing hydration vests, backpacks such as camel backs, glass containers, masks and flammable liquids. spectators are discouraged from bringing backpacks. organizers say they'll be subject to searches delaying entry into the checkpoint. spectators will be allowed at
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the finish line unlike some races that followed after the boston bombing. >> that someone would target something that seems so genuine really broke my heart. every time i run the marine corps it really puts things into perspective that if my leg hurts or i don't feel like getting up to go for a run, that's so miniscule to what these men and women have done for our country. you already know it's illegal to text while you drive in maryland, d.c. and virginia, too but virginia's new law is pretty weak. >> that's because the same law says it's legal to do almost anything else with your phone while driving. you can make a call, get directions. as peggy fox found, that makes it very tough for police to catch someone break being the new law. >> reporter: -- breaking the new law. >> reporter: perched up high in an unmarked pickup this officer catches a lot of distracted drivers. >> we can look down on
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passenger cars and look in on suvs. >> reporter: he writes about five tickets a week under the fairfax county today failing to give full time and attention to driving. >> they're making a phone call, possibly sending an e-mail, a text, checking their gps. >> reporter: but many of those distracks are illegal under state law despite the -- distractions are illegal under state law despite the new no texting and driving law. what do you think of the new law? >> i think it's good to have in effect. i think it's very difficult to prosecute. >> reporter: here's the problem with the state law. it does everything to make talk being on the phone legal -- talking on the phone legal. it says here it's unlawful to manually enter multiple letters or text. it doesn't say numbers. holding the phone while you're driving like this guy and even talking on it is legal in virginia. so is using a gps device or voice detection and you are
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allowed to text as long as you're legally stopped at a traffic light. >> head down looking at his phone. >> reporter: finally after an hour looking for someone break being the new state text law we -- breaking the new state text law we find our guy driving 60 miles an hour on the beltway. for officer huber it's easy to make the case. >> ending a text or e-mail to him? >> no. i was sending a text. >> reporter: when the driver admits to texting. >> i will charge him under the state code. >> reporter: that's a $125 ticket with points on his driving record. the county's code comes with a $92 fine and no points. on the beltway near braddock road, peggy fox, wusa9. i'm you've got problems and we are getting you solution -- you've got problems and we are getting you solutions.
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vienna, virginia couple michelle and howard decided to switch their home security service from one company to another. the new company told them it would cost $355 to install the new equipment. they agreed and signed the contract, but when they received their credit card statement, the bill had ballooned to more than $750. michelle and howard were told the increase was due to additional work they said never happened. they turned to call for action. our team got to work and got them back the extra $365 they were charged. mary in district heights maryland complained to pepco for two months about a $2,000 utility bill she received back in october of 2012. after months of going unheard she contacted call for action the beginning of this year for help. we hooked her up with pepco's consumer advocate and she got a $500 refund. last, candace in waldorf, maryland was excited about her engagement. her fiancee went to jared's to
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buy her a $3,000 ring. the channel set diamond kept coming loose. they took it back and it was replaced but she experienced the same exact problem. when call for action got involved, they agreed to fix the ring and the ring was prepared to candace's satisfaction just in time for her september wedding. you can file a complaint online 24 hours a day on our website www.wusa9.com. click on the call for action link or call our hotline at 301- 652-help. folks, check out this little dancing figure. she and apparently it is a she is an internet sensation. we got her story in just minutes. >> next you got to hear what emma thompson said about her friend prince charles. it gives dirty dancing a whole new meaning. >> wusa9 teamed up today with the department of aging answering your calls about
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medicare and our phones have been ringing off the hook all day long. still have questions? you can still reach an expert from maryland's department of aging. the numbers are on our website www.wusa9.com.
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it sure didn't take long to find a new christian grey. check him out. he is a relatively unknown guy named jamie dornan. he replaces charlie hunnam who dropped out earlier this month. he's from northern ireland. he was in a tv show once upon a team. the steamy movie hits theaters in august. this comment caught our attention today. actress emma thompson said dancing with prince charles is and we quote better than sex. i know, right? time magazine interviewed 50 of the prince's closest friends and aides and emma is one of those people and dismissed the image some of you may have that the prince is dull. >> i could see that. no, i cannot. a toddler in this halloween costume still turning a few heads down in southern cali. >> a dad made his little girl a costume out of l.e.d.
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lights and velcro and posted a video of her on youtube. this has gone viral. now hundreds of people are asking him to make more costumes and sell them. >> i don't have the time to try to make money off these things, but it would be great to show other people how to make them. >> so cute. this video was posted tuesday and it's already gotten 2 million hits. >> she really is adorable. coming your way at 6:00 an update on that huge football team that was told they are too good to go to the playoffs.
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only on 9 tonight what may well be the most outrageous d.c. parking tickets we've ever seen. a maryland couple was slapped with two tickets for cars they've never owned, but as andrea mccarren reports their odyssey with d.c.'s dmv does not stop there. >> reporter: john and linda callbuck both work full time, but they have spent countless hours fighting these tickets. they've made phone calls, sent registered letters and faxed information to d.c.'s dmv every week for the last three years. >> it's just ridiculous, really is. >> reporter: john and linda
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have had it with d.c.'s department of motor vehicles. >> we haven't been in d.c. since 10 years? >> yeah, at least. >> 10 years. >> reporter: but that didn't keep d.c. from ticketing them twice for vehicles that are not theirs. >> we've never owned a ups truck or a nissan. >> reporter: what makes this case so unusual is that the couple doesn't even live in washington d.c. or even close. they live here in cumberland, maryland, about 150 miles away. >> i don't go there and i don't have to go there and i'll never go there. >> reporter: the first ticket, a parking violation for a ups truck, came in the mail. the tags, the very same license plate, they turned into the cumberland mva office a year earlier. >> we've done everything that we can except pay the tickets and we're not going to. >> reporter: the 2nd ticket was for the tag that used to be on the chevy pickup now parked permanently on their property. >> i wouldn't even attempt to
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take it to d.c. >> reporter: it was a ticket for a nissan bearing the same license plate the callbaughs turned into the cumberland mva months earlier. >> we will not pay this. there's no way it should have been issued let alone go to the collection agency. >> reporter: in fact, their refusal to pay tickets they never deserved has tainted an otherwise spotless credit history. so for $210 your credit has been wrecked. >> exactly. >> reporter: the couple was ejected when they tried to refinance linda's car and john, a commercial truck driver, can't drive through d.c. even if he wanted to. >> very stressful especially when you have a commercial driver's license and that's your living. >> reporter: according to this dmv document, if you have two or more unpaid tickets in the district , your license can be suspended and your vehicle impounded. >> we have complied with all the rules and regulations when you sell a vehicle or take it off the road and this is the
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thanks we get. >> reporter: maryland's motor vehicle administration has twice written to d.c.'s dmv to defend the callbaughs. >> these tags have not been reissued to another customer, nor were they reproduced. >> reporter: that didn't help. so today the couple remains haunted by two dead tags that came back to life and left them wondering how. remarkably d.c.'s dmv says it has no record the callbaughs  ever tried to fight these tickets. so there's no apology and no effort to fix their ruined credit history. the agency asked the couple to send their information again. meantime maryland's mva is also investigating. andrea mccarren, wusa9. >> so do you have a questionable ticket you'd like andrea to investigate? please send her an e-mail. the address here is amccarren
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@wusa9.comlawof. thecabdriversind.c.have formed. the district has more than 6,000 cab drivers, many of whom are independent owners. traffic cops are usually pretty well prepared to deal with whatever comes down the road, but this fellow in romania probably not expecting to turn matador. a bull that escaped from a farm attacked him in the middle of the street and lays him out. the officer is expected to be okay. they caught up with the bull. police are investigating how the bum escaped. how is he tonight? he was delicious. >> he wasn't even wearing red. >> it was a bright color, though. >> there's the bull again still chasing him. i lied. they have not eaten him yet. >> it laid him out. >> it really did. i've never seen anything like that. i'll show you some wild
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video. at least i think it's wild. it looks like another planet, but it's not, okay? we'll take you to seattle. this is the space needle above a layer of fog and remember fog is just clouds on the ground and water droplets, not vapor in case you're quizzed on that any time soon, cool video i think. >> top, you know a lot of stuff. >> too much stuff to be in my mind, derek. i tell you what. let's go back about three hours in time. we'll see the clouds roll through, sunshine, clouds again, a marchlike day with the change in sky cover and really a brisk day, some kind of brisk. let's start with a live look outside, our live michael and son weather cam, clear to partly cloudy skies now. it's only 52 downtown, relative humidity way down at 35%. winds for the time being are still west, northwest at 17 and will die down tonight. i have a little question as to how much they'll die down. we have a freeze warning west of i-95.
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look at the satellite picture radar combined, see all the clouds that come through and rain and snow showers in the ohio valley and the mountains, much like a wintertime map. it snowed again today in garrett county and davis, west virginia. davis around timberline had 8 inches of snow yesterday. 47 in fairfax, bethesda, 49 college park and still down to to 49 in waldorf. freeze north and west of town likely. i don't think you'll have to scrape your windshield. blustery friday. you'll need a coat again. cold for high school football, 30s and 40s during the games. there's your freeze warning west of i-95. we're looking at temps upper 20s, low 30s in that area. for tonight freeze warning west, clear to partly cloudy and cold, 29 to 39, winds becoming northwest at 10. they'll settle down a bit.
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30s and 40s to start downtown, 48 at 11:00, finally low 50s with a few clouds by 1:00. next three days temps go up a little saturday, 59. clouds come in late, weak cold front goes through, knocking us back down to 57 sunday. still a nice day for the terps and bison both in town. then we go into the 60s monday and tuesday. then it gets mild again, 70 wednesday, rain and showers late, 72 thursday with rain and showers and maybe the rumble of thunder with highs in the low 70s. breaking news now, reports of a carbon monoxide leak at langley elementary in northeast d.c. the school has been evacuated and a mass casualty bus was sent to the scene. more than 70 people were inside the building at the time. three children and three adults were taken to the hospital, but it was as a precaution. a preliminary investigation indicates there was a faulty boiler. plenty of folks are saving their money for retirement, but apparently a lot of us don't
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think we'll get to enjoy it. a new poll by wells fargo finds 37% of people who identify themselves as middle class say they do not ever plan to retire. really? they say they'll only stop working if they become too sick to continue. 34% say they plan to work until they're at least 80. almost 50% of the 1,000 people asked say they just are not confident they'll be able to save enough for a comfortable retirement. coming your way tonight at 6:00 you've heard about the glitches, but what about the risks? we've got the new red flag raised about the affordable care act website. >> but first bringing a positive attitude to the classroom in one cool school.
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back with a look at this week's toyota high school game of the week poll, big rivalries on tap this week. you still have time to text your votes for dunbar versus woodson, damascus at seneca valley, st. mary's at paul xi or oakton at robinson. text the code on your screen to 25543 and the winning game will be featured tomorrow night on our 11:00 news. a teacher at a d.c. public charter school was on the receiving end of a wonderful surprise today in a school assembly. tina allison was presented with a milton educator award sometimes called the oscar of teaching. look at the cheers from her student body and a check for 25 grand which is pretty nice,
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too. allison teaches physics at thurgood marshall academy where the colleagues call her irreplaceable. >> tough subject, too. congrats to her. this week's cool school's report is all about saying yes, i can. >> mike hydek reports on students at howard university middle school of mathematics and science can show you how to do it, too. >> reporter: the seeds of entrepreneurship are being sown at howard university middle school mathematics and science. 8th graders like leah porter are coming up with their own apps that will solve a problem in their community. >> there's just no app that is suitable for smart money management. believe that we can build budget buddy by december of
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2014. >> reporter: porter and her team are getting some professional help to make it happen. aaron saunders owns clearly innovative. he builds apps for a ling. >> one of the things i see in the kids -- living. >> one of the things i see in the kids is right now you spend all your time on the phone and somebody else is producing content. why don't you create your own content and ideas because you know what you want better than they do? >> reporter: the whole project is the result of a nonprofit called start up middle school. patrick guzman is the founder. >> right now if you ask most of these kids when they start off could you be the next bill gates or mark zuckerberg, the answer would be no because they could not see the connection. >> reporter: but thanks to guzman's creativity and saunders' experience they are making those connections and it's not just coming up with the idea. they learn how to make customers keep coming back by using something called push notification in their app.
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>> clearly you use instagram. so when someone comments on your photos and you get a notification? that's a push notification that makes you go back into the app. >> reporter: courtney brown lewis says they have that covered when it comes to budget buddies. >> whenever you get your paycheck, they will send you a pie chart as well as a table of information telling you how much money to put towards your bills. >> reporter: money management for teenagers, sounds pretty cool. they're even getting commercials ready. >> our tagline is every budget needs a buddy. it basically means that will help you manage your money. >> if you have a cool school, e- mail mike or find him on twitter #mikehydek. tonight the police get
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called in to mediate after what we thought was a resolution for some sandy spring homeowners. >> the technical issues may not be the only concern for the affordable care act website. let's get started with a look at your world in 90 seconds. howard county police now believe stephon prather hid out in this storm drain a few hundred yards away from where he opened fire on three officers last night. where maryland attorney general and candidate for governor doug gansler is responding to charges that he ignored his teenage son's beer fueled beach house party. >> i wasn't there. follow up on the story of the razor family who was evicted from their home. by the looks of it from the outpouring 6 support doesn't look like this couple will be -- of support doesn't look like this couple will be here much
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longer. angela merkel called president obama to demand an explanation on why the u.s. would monitor her cell phone. with a sizable victory in game one of this year's world series, the red sox and thousands of fans cheering them on are even more proof sports can help a battered city rise again. they're in the process of being moved to make way for flood control work to begin. when the process started in the morning, the crew was uncertain where to place the homes. you got it. you got it. tonight 9 wants to know what's happened since our investigation into allegations of a dirty development deal in sandy spring. back in july our scrutiny of the maryland national capital park and planning commission got results for an encl

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