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02:41 min | 1 hr ago

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"Breaking news on WTO CBS News special report for relatives of children who may have been hurt or killed in today's southwest Texas school shooting the wait is excruciating And Rivera was looking for her niece iliana They would ask you for a picture A picture this description of what they were wearing this morning And it was hard The gunman killed 18 children one teacher he too is dead The outrage was evident in Dallas for the Mavericks or hosting Golden State in an NBA playoff game Warriors coach Steve Kerr wasn't up to talking about the game The last ten days we've had elderly black people killed in a supermarket in Buffalo We've had Asian churchgoers killed In Southern California now we have children murdered at school When are we going to do something CBS News special report I'm Peter king And we do have some additional information since the special report here We actually learned just minutes ago that the death toll is up to 19 children 19 children killed two adults killed in this attack and were told that the shooter was killed as well There is a National Rifle Association meeting happening just a few days from now on Friday in Houston and at last report Donald Trump senator Ted Cruz and Texas governor Greg Abbott were all still set to speak at that NRA conference in Houston just days after this attack the worst in Texas history In that elementary school just west of San Antonio Well in response to what's happened in Texas there will be an increased police presence at schools in our area Montgomery and loudoun counties have all made it a point to publicize out of an abundance of caution over the next couple of days There will be more police presence there They emphasize there are no threats as well but they are being extra careful and enhancing police presence at their schools Locally tonight as well there's been deadly violence in our area all four campuses of Alexandria city high school will transition to virtual learning tomorrow That's after a student was stabbed to death during a massive brawl today near the school WTO's Christy king reports What police call active fighting involving dozens of people greeted cops pulling up to the Bradley shopping center here on king street about 1230 yellow caution tape and flashing lights from police cruisers blocked this area offer hours during the investigation Alexandria police captain Courtney ballantine there's a lot of witnesses as well as video that they're combing through right now As you can see we do have a lot of space to cover The 18 year old who was stabbed and died went to nearby Alexandria.

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01:51 min | 4 hrs ago

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"Confronted the shooter 13 children were transported to the hospital for treatment witnesses say frantic parents rushed to the school all of the schools in the area were locked down because of the gunshot President Biden speaks to the nation about this at 8 15 Eastern Time he's already ordered flags to be ordered lower to half staff CBS News special report I'm Peter king WTO's national security correspondent JJ green with more about this Texas school shooting the worst in the state's history The suspect turned 18 a week ago and the Texas governor Greg Abbott said he had a handgun and possibly a rifle His name is Salvador Orlando Ramos He killed his grandmother according to the governor before going to the school of abandoning his vehicle and going inside that school and starting to shoot You've validated Texas's about 80 miles west of San Antonio 70 miles east of the Mexican border a town of about 15,003 quarters of the population There is Latino There are images of automatic weapons that he allegedly acquired and posted online but we have not independently verified that those were the weapons used but whatever he used sadly a lot of children will not be going home tonight WTO peace national security correspondent JJ green as mentioned in the CBS News special report President Biden is expected to make remarks on the shooting next hour You'll hear them here live on WTO and WTO dot com New tonight in our area a massive brawl ends with a high school student stabbed to death This is all under investigation at an Alexandria strip mall this evening WTO's Christy king is there What police call active fighting involving dozens of people greeted cops pulling up to the Bradley shopping center here on king street about 1230 yellow caution tape and flashing lights from police cruisers blocked this area offer hours during the investigation Alexandria police captain Courtney ballantine there's a lot of witnesses.

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02:27 min | 7 hrs ago

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"Ten minutes to vote Very easy smooth efficient High turnout is expected with races for governor and U.S. Senate on the ballot Bill kayaking for CBS News Atlanta In Texas George Bush's nephew George P Bush is running to replace state attorney general Ken Paxton and Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leading Republican polls in Arkansas race for governor We have been all over the state travel to all 75 counties incredible enthusiasm everywhere we've done And I feel like we're in a great spot Primary races are also happening in Alabama and Minnesota President Biden was in Japan today meeting with the leaders of indo Pacific allies but address Russia's invasion of Ukraine My administration published our indo Pacific strategy to advance a free open connected secure and resilient indo Pacific Russia's assault on Ukraine only heightens the importance of those goals Today marks three months since Russia invaded Ukraine and those atrocities continue Ukrainian officials say workers were digging through rubble of an apartment building in mariupol earlier and found 200 bodies in the basement And a man who carried out an unprovoked fatal shooting on a New York City subway train has now turned himself into police His surrender happened this morning hours after authorities posted his information on social media The Dow added 50 points on the day this is CBS News It's a data honor This Memorial Day honor our fallen soldiers with taps across America For more information go to CBS dot com slash tabs Good afternoon it is four O three and we are glad you're with us on this cloudy Tuesday may the 24th 63° Hello I'm Hilary Howard And I'm Sean Anderson Breaking news on WTO P a massive brawl and a high school student is stabbed to death This is all under investigation and an Alexandria strip mall this afternoon Let's go to double DTO piece Christie king who's there 32 50 people were still actively fighting here around 1230 when cops arrived for hours this afternoon yellow caution tape and flashing lights from police cruisers closed the Bradley shopping center here on king street for the investigation This is where an 18 year old from Alexandria city high school was fatally stabbed Courtney ballantine of Alexandria police there's a lot of witnesses.

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02:53 min | Last week

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"And 66° in eastern Maryland brought to you by long fence get 20% off your savings on fences decks and pavers go to long fence dot com and schedule your free estimate today It's 9 11 This is WTO P news A woodbridge man is under arrest charged in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a 14 year old last month Prince William county police say 21 year old Octavian Woods was picked up on Wednesday police recovered a small amount of suspected fentanyl lace percocet pills marijuana and two guns police believe the arrest is linked to the death of a woodbridge teen who died back on April 26th They also say that wood sold the 14 year old the pills that contain fentanyl So far police though have not connected that suspect to the overdose of another wood rich teen this time a 15 year old who died back on April 24th One person is dead another seriously injured in an attempted carjacking and Alexandria It happened here in the 2300 block of Richmond highway not far from Potomac yards Initial investigation suggests that the incident began as alleged carjacking involving 5 individuals Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine apparently the driver shot and killed one of the carjackers and injured another some other people may have been in the car police are not looking for any other suspects The shooting delayed the dismissal of the nearby GW middle school In Alexandria Kyle Cooper news seniors listen up the FBI launching an elder fraud awareness campaign warning older Americans about the dirty tricks aimed at bilking older people from their life savings The loss is so pervasive and the numbers of victims are growing so great Last year people over 60 were scammed out of nearly $1.7 billion Between romance scams and tech support fraud right now those are probably the schemes that we're seeing in most regularity This is FBI supervisory special agent Patrick Wyman It's not the norm that someone that you've never met in person or face to face would be asking you to engage in financial transactions And if a link or message pops up out of nowhere on your phone or computer claiming to spot a tech issue Don't just call the phone number this provided Actually do your research to reach out for the entity that is purportedly colleague John dome in WTO P news Police who died in the line of duty in 2021 honored last night with a candlelight vigil in D.C. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten Marcia ferranto CEO of the national law enforcement officers memorial fund Speaking to a crowd of thousands along the national mall All law enforcement professionals who serve and protect us we thank you 472 officers died in the line of duty last year their names were read aloud and engraved on the walls of the national law enforcement officers memorial Homeland Security secretary Alejandro mayorkas Reverence and support for the men and women of law enforcement is very much a part of all of us here today Nick ein LAW TOP news And still ahead in sports.

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01:48 min | Last week

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"I'm sandy cosell with the top local stories we're following this hour Thousands are marching through downtown D.C. in support of abortion rights today Several advocacy groups like Planned Parenthood are leading protesters like this woman Catherine from the Washington Monument to the Supreme Court I hope this message conveys that this protest conveys the message that there are a lot more of us in favor of our choices and our rights than there are conservative old white men trying to make decisions for us We outnumber you According to a National Park Service permit about 17,000 people are expected to attend the women's March A woodbridge man has been arrested in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a 14 year old last month Prince William county police say 21 year old latavia on Woods of palm road was picked up Wednesday charged with distribution of a schedule one or two narcotic police recovered a small quantity of suspected fentanyl pressed counterfeit percocet pills marijuana and two firearms Police say a DEA investigation into the case of the woodbridge teen who died on April 26th found he had taken a counterfeit percocet which contained the dangerous drug fentanyl Authorities say wood sold the 14 year old victim the illicit narcotics which contain fentanyl So far police have not connected the suspect to the drug overdose death in another woodbridge teen 15 year old which occurred on April 24th One person is dead another seriously hurt in an attempted carjacking in Alexandria It happened here in the 2300 block of Richmond highway not far from Potomac yard Initial investigation suggests that the incident began as alleged carjacking involving 5 individuals Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine apparently the.

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02:27 min | Last week

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"Very breath of this country And it's going to have a tsunami effect very soon If this ruling holds true Stay with WTO for the latest on this protests And how it will affect Erie traffic as well Remember that story about a fox killing more than two dozen flamingos at the national zoo earlier this month Well a fox has been caught It may or may not be the culprit After seeing a wild fox in the yard area where the flamingos lived on May 2nd they found 25 dead flamingos and one dead northern pintail duck Zoo staff set up a trap to try to catch that Fox the trap worked either Thursday night or Friday morning Zoo officials say it was humanely euthanized They say the fox likely got in through a baseball sized hole in the heavy mesh fencing around the flamingo habitat and then the predator did what it does best The fox was not tested for rabies because birds can't contract the virus Zeus spokesperson says they can only confirm a fox was caught not if it's responsible for killing those flamingos and that they still have a lot to learn A D.C. police captain is fighting back after he says he was punished for not altering a police report I was in charge of the shift that was in charge of the officer Speaking with NBC four D.C. police captain Steve andelman says he was working the afternoon of March 7th when a call came in about four people rushing into Georgetown opticians and taking off with merchandise and told officers not to pursue even a violent offense most violent offenses we can not pursue His supervisor commander Duncan bedley on intervened police went after the stolen vehicle it flipped on the GW Parkway Speaking at the scene commander bedley and said the suspects were armed andelman says he was told to alter the initial report days later release stated the suspects were not armed and requested a temporary restraining order after what he describes as weeks of intimidation from his commander Could have been a use of force it could have been anything I saw something that was wrong Melissa how old WTO news We've been reporting about a spike in carjackings in our area Well one would be victim in Alexandria fought back This happened about a mile from Potomac yards on Richmond highway at an Exxon gas station Apparently the driver of the car shot the carjackers Upon arrival police discovered one male deceased and a second male with a gunshot wound in serious condition Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine there may have been some other people in the car 5 people total.

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02:35 min | Last week

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"And we commit ourselves to their memory Homeland Security secretary Alejandro mayorkas speaking to the crowd gathered along the national mall It has been a challenging time for law enforcement in this country And our front line officers shoulder the weight of those challenges Weekend and week out The names of the fallen officers were read aloud and engraved on the walls of the national law enforcement officers memorial 472 officers died in the line of duty last year more than 300 of those deaths were COVID related Nick Allen LA WTO P news It was called a tragedy at the national zoo the deaths of more than two dozen flamingos earlier this month in a wild fox attack Now we're learning that the predator has been caught After seeing a wild fox in the yard area where the flamingoes lived on May 2nd they found 25 dead flamingos and one dead northern pintail duck Zoo staff set up a trap to try to catch that Fox according to The Washington Post the trap worked either Thursday night or Friday morning Zoo officials say it was humanely euthanized They say the fox likely got in through a baseball sized hole in the heavy mesh fencing around the flamingo habitat and then the predator did what it does best The fox was not tested for rabies because birds can't contract the virus Luke Luger WTO Pinot's A D.C. police leader says he's faced retaliation from within his department after a controversial incident in March I was in charge of the shift that was in charge of the officers Speaking with NBC four D.C. police captain Steve andelman says he was working the afternoon of March 7th when a call came in about four people rushing into Georgetown opticians and taking off with merchandise and told officers not to pursue Even a violent offense most violent offenses we can not pursue His supervisor commander Duncan bedley on intervened police went after the stolen vehicle it flipped on the GW Parkway Speaking at the scene commander bedley said the suspects were armed andelman says he was told to alter the initial report days later release stated the suspects were not armed andelman requested a temporary restraining order after what he describes as weeks of intimidation from his commander Could have been to use the force it could have been anything I saw something that was wrong Melissa WTO news I made a rash of carjackings in the area one would be victim fought back It left one person dead in Alexandria yesterday This happened about a mile from Potomac yards on Richmond highway at an Exxon gas station Apparently the driver of the car shot the carjackers Upon arrival police discovered one male deceased and a second meal with a gunshot wound in serious condition Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine there may have been some other people in the car 5 people.

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03:27 min | Last week

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"Good morning I'm John Aaron the top local stories we're following this hour it was called a tragedy at the national zoo the deaths of more than two dozen flamingos earlier this month in a wild fox attack Now we're learning that the predator has been caught After seeing a wild fox in the yard area where the flamingos lived on May 2nd they found 25 dead flamingos and one dead northern pintail duck Zoo staff set up a trap to try to catch that Fox according to The Washington Post the trap worked either Thursday night or Friday morning Zoo officials say it was humanely euthanized They say the fox likely got in through a baseball sized hole in the heavy mesh fencing around the flamingo habitat and then the predator did what it does best The fox was not tested for rabies because birds can't contract the virus Luke Luger news We have more now on what's expected to be a busy day in the district with lots of demonstrators and parade viewers set to turn out Expect plenty of people along the national mall especially near the Washington Monument and a long constitution avenue at noon Saturday a free speech rally for abortion rights followed by a march to the Supreme Court at 2 p.m. D.C. police encouraged drivers to avoid downtown and take metro rail Now this woman's march demonstration happens on the heels of a parade along the mall celebrating 150 years of D.C. fire and EMS That starts on constitution avenue at 11 a.m. between 7th and 14th streets And afterwards along Pennsylvania avenue between 12 and 14 the showcase of fire department equipment from past and present Liz Anderson WTO news And you can read more at WTO P dot com Amid a rash of carjackings in the area one would be victim fought back It left one person dead in Alexandria yesterday This happened about a mile from Potomac yards on Richmond highway at an Exxon gas station Apparently the driver of the car shot the carjackers Upon arrival police discovered one male deceased and a second meal with a gunshot wound in serious condition Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine there may have been some other people in the car 5 people total were involved but police are not looking for any suspects Dismissal was delayed at nearby GW middle school In Alexandria Kyle Cooper WTO news A woman is dead after a shooting in northeast D.C. police say it happened just before 11 last night Officers responded to calls about shots being fired and found the woman dead in an alley So far there are no suspects Another shooting took the life of a fast food worker early yesterday 23 year old Bertrand gray of odenton is the man who was murdered while working at the drive-through window at this McDonald's on route three in the Croft and gambles area The suspect fired the rounds from outside the store Chris Anderson with Anna Ronald county police says there were three other employees inside at the time They had no information for detectives as far as suspect or how or what occurred But police don't believe it was an irate customer noting the shooter Never had any sort of interaction with the deceased There's lots of stores as well as a busy gas station all within sight of the drive-through window which means lots of potential witnesses Along route three in the Croft and gambles area John dome in WTO P news Loudoun county school leaders are apologizing after kids post the defensive comments online in a school system sponsored chat room According to a message from the superintendent hateful in derogatory messages were made and observed by middle school students in a Google chat room administrators got word of it from students and automated monitoring.

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05:53 min | Last week

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"For your weekend morning ride topping the local stories that we're following for you as we write into this Saturday together Police tape surrounds at Alexandria gas station this early Saturday morning the scene of a deadly attempted carjacking Kyle Cooper reports from the scene along route one south of Potomac yard This happened about a mile from Potomac yards on Richmond highway at an Exxon gas station Apparently the driver of the car shot the carjackers Upon arrival police discovered one male deceased and a second meal with a gunshot wound in serious condition Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine there may have been some other people in the car 5 people total were involved but police are not looking for any suspects dismissal was delayed at nearby GW middle school In Alexandria Kyle Cooper WTO news Now to efforts to stop protesters from converging of the homes of America's Supreme Court Justices Virginia's top lawyer is joining the fight to protect the justices This all following of course that leaked draft recently the opinion on overturning roe V wade Explains this Saturday morning the existing law and a couple of dozen attorneys general say must be enforced Virginia attorney general Jason Mia has signed on to the letter with two dozen other AGs He says federal law makes it illegal to protest outside a judge's home and trying to pressure Supreme Court Justices into altering their votes through intimidation and harassment is not only illegal but dangerous to society Earlier this week the Justice Department ordered the U.S. Marshals to provide extra support to the marshal of the Supreme Court and Supreme Court police Busy busy busy between a rally and marches involving many thousands It's shaping up to be a very busy weekend Saturday and specific in the district Expect plenty of people along the national mall especially near the Washington Monument and along constitution avenue at noon Saturday a free speech rally for abortion rights followed by a march to the Supreme Court at 2 p.m. D.C. police encouraged drivers to avoid downtown and take metro rail Now this woman's march demonstration happens on the heels of a parade along the mall celebrating 150 years of D.C. fire and EMS that starts on constitution avenue at 11 a.m. between 7th and 14th streets And afterwards along Pennsylvania avenue between 12 and 14 the showcase of fire department equipment from past and present Liz Anderson WTO news Double DT will be news time now two O 6 Josh wasn't sure he'd ever find a career His Asperger's syndrome made social interactions difficult and he struggled in interviews Josh faced an uphill battle with prospective employers who couldn't see his work ethic and skills In Maryland 95 southbound still with caution past whatever may be in the roadway before exit 38 that through 32 coming through Columbia Maryland everything else on 95 is good BW Parkway a drama free alternative New crash being talked about in prince George's county It's going to be outbound or southbound on route four Pennsylvania avenue near three O one with caution for what may be in the roadway Frederick county officials were rolling toward a crash three 40 westbound just after route one 80 through petersville with caution as you make your way westbound from Frederick past Jefferson trying to get toward Harper's ferry West Virginia on 50 west bed we had one broken down on the ramp to college and road but I think that has been cleared away with caution across the bay bridge and in other areas we're starting to see some more fog form up in the cameras Now again these cameras are up a little higher than where you would be as you drive in your car so the visibility may not be that bad but if you do encounter fog remember less speed more following distance and low beam headlights to get you from here to there So we don't have to talk about you on the radio On the interloop of the capitol beltway the earlier crash near Allentown road that is gone they've been looking for a crash northbound on I two 95 from the capitol beltway toward oxen cove heading toward the district with crash activity and at least report it and following first responders directions to get around whatever may be in the roadway In Virginia 66 westbound the work before 28s had to build one to the right gets by their eastbound before 24 two 34 business that sudley road exit 47 went to the left gets by there There was crash activity near manassas Prince William Parkway near Yates Ford roadhead crash activity we were following police duration to get around that He had fined the new car you're looking for try if it's we used card Thanks for a new car a fits way car is best Visit fit small dot com for a good car And to safe car you can trust that's the fits way I'm eating Crawford WTO traffic On and off rain showers once again throughout the entire day it's not going to be raining constantly and temperatures this afternoon Well we're going to be in the middle to upper.

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01:34 min | Last week

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"This hour Breaking news one person dead another seriously injured in an attempted carjacking in Alexandria Kyle Cooper is at the Exxon station and mini Mart where it all happened It happened here in the 2300 block of Richmond highway not far from Potomac yards Initial investigation suggests that the incident began as alleged carjacking involving 5 individuals Alexandria police spokesman Courtney ballantine apparently the driver shot and killed one of the carjackers and injured another some other people may have been in the car police are not looking for any other suspects The shooting delayed the dismissal of the nearby GW middle school in Alexandria Kyle Cooper WTO news Stay with us here in a WTO dot com for the latest That's catch up on what's happening at The White House this evening CBS News special report The White House says the baby formula shortage is now its priority and the administration is trying to start the wheels rolling quickly with one major manufacturer Your CBS is Sarah cook In a letter sent to Abbott CEO Robert Ford on Friday secretary of agriculture Tim vilsack urged Abbott to enhance flexibility with the wick program and extend rebates for competitive products through August 31st A short time later Abbott announced that they would be adopting this change allowing WIC recipients to continue to obtain any kind of formula available free of charge White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki says it goes far beyond Abbott with other manufacturers expected to put more formula on store shelves than a matter of weeks We've been working with manufacturers And that has resulted in Gerber increasing production.

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01:52 min | 1 year ago

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"Some inmates get out of prison. Early in D. C and Bill just approved by the D. C City Council says yes, the victim's voice is given the greatest ways. That's what D C council member Charles Allen share of the Public Safety Committee said is you pushed for a bill that would let some prisoners convicted of violent crimes, including murder and sexual assault to be freed before they complete their full sentence. It would apply to prisoners who have served at least 15 years and were convicted before they turn to 25 years old. Council member Mary J. As concerns I don't think it gives sufficient weight, so the victim's statement were the victim's family. She voted No, but it passed anyway and will be considered by the full council next month. Nick I. Nelly. W T O P News, a 20 to Alexandria, seeing a rise and reports of gunshots at least 43 so far this year. 37 all of 2019. This is a quality of life thing. So we've been really working hard and diligently. And trying to identify the folks that are involved. Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine is with Alexandria Police reports of shots fired. We're pacing just under last year's numbers. But then came September 11 incidents followed by seven last month and three so far in November, almost matching the first eight months of the year. Sometimes we have found that some it's fireworks, or, in fact, we've noticed that our police firing range has been called as shots fired. Police say they have been more than 50 search warrants tied to the recent incident. More than 14 arrests and more than 14 weapons. Recovered. Matt Small w T O P. News. I want to look for her marker, Lucy Harrison Miller Baber, She helped overhaul Virginia's antiquated juvenile justice system. News in advance, reported the marker was unveiled yesterday outside the downtown court complex in Lynchburg neighbor died back in 1996. It's a 23. You might imagine. There are growing concerns about Santa Claus this year, especially among the less fortunate.

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02:38 min | 1 year ago

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"Roofing materials. It's 6 21 Look for her marker these days, Lucy Harris and Miller Baber. She helped overhaul Virginia's antiquated juvenile justice system. The news and advanced reports. The marker was unveiled yesterday outside Lynchburg Downtown Court complex. They were dying back in 1996 well, should some inmates get out of prison Early in D. C. A new bill approved by the council committee says yes, the victim's voice is given the greatest wait. That's what D C council member Charles Allen share of the Public Safety committee said is he pushed for a bill that would let some prisoners convicted of violent crimes, including murder and sexual assault to be freed before they complete their full sentence. It would apply to prisoners who have served at least 15 years and were convicted before they turn to 25 years old. Council member Mary J. As concerns I don't think it gives sufficient weight, so the victim's statement were the victim's family. She voted No, but it passed anyway and will be considered by the full council next month. Nick I. Nelly w T o P News ALEXANDRIA Seeing a rise and reports of gunshots 43 so far this year 37 all of 2019. This is a quality of life thing. So we've been really working hard and diligently. And trying to identify the folks that are involved. Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine is with Alexandria Police reports of shots fired. We're pacing just under last year's numbers. But then came September 11 incidents followed by seven last month and three so far in November, almost matching the first eight months of the year. Sometimes we have found that some it's fireworks, or, in fact, we've noticed that our police firing range is being called as shots fired. Police say they have been more than 50 search warrants tied to the recent incidents. More than 14 arrests and more than 14 weapons. Recovered. Matt Small w T O P. News. It's 6 23. You might imagine there are growing concerns about Santa this time of year, especially among the less fortunate It's called Operation Santa. And this year for the first time, it's a national effort. The Postal Service is looking for people to adopt letters that have been sent in and opened by Santa's elves. Those letters will be posted to the Web site USPS Operation Santa Com starting Friday. Those who want to write to Santa can do so through December 15th. He can be reached at his official workshop address. 123 Health Road North Pole. 88888 John Aaron. W T o P. News that still ahead after money news. We know what President Trump wants for Christmas. The question is, Will he get it? 6 24. Just under a minute to go. My home's drops back for the pass. He looks he's under pressure. I'm Patrick Mahomes. And.

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02:19 min | 1 year ago

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"Outside the W T o P studios in friendship Heights. Brought to you by lend the Plumber trusted Same day service seven days a week. It's 3 21. Bill that would give more prisoners. The opportunity for early release has been approved by the committee on the D C council. Currently, prisoners convicted of violent crimes can ask to be freed before they complete their full sentence if they've served at least 15 years and were convicted before they turned 18 years old. That would be expanded to include those convicted before they turned 25 under the bill that now heads to the Full D C council. While criminal justice reform advocates say young offenders should be given that Chance, Council member married Shae voted no saying it doesn't put enough weight on Statements from victims and their families. There should be greater recognition to the victim's position in D. C Police department is strongly against it, saying it would allow hundreds of violent gun offenders to be released early. Nick I. Nelly w. T. O P News, Alexandria has had 21 reports of gunshots fired since September that nearly matches the 22 reports for the first eight months of the year. It's now not just in old town, but we have seen a NIN crease out on the West End of this city as well. Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine is with Alexandria Police. September had 11 incidents more than double the month before nearly triple the same time last year in October 7 incidents police call those unusual spikes. We've been really working hard and diligently. In trying to identify the folks that are involved with shots, fired calls for service and making arrests and having it come to an end. Police say more than 14 arrests have been made in more than 14 weapons have been recovered all tied to the recent incidents. There are three reports of shots fired so far this month. Matt Small w T O P. News. Here's an idea for you to help less fortunate kids and families during the holidays. Gonna do a boy child what you've been longing for. It's your chance to help Santa out for the first time. The Postal Service's operation Santa is going nationwide starting Friday, the Postal Service will take letters that have been opened by Santa's elves and upload them to the website USPS Operation Santa dot com Hundreds of thousands of the letters were written every year. The hope is that you can adopt one of them. Those who want their letters.

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03:27 min | 1 year ago

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"You by patient First physicians, X rays, lab tests and prescription drugs with 20 D. C. Metro area medical centers 12 41, now on double D T O P. Some travel restrictions that were put in place to contain the Corona virus could soon be lifted. Reuters reports. The White House is considering rescinding entry bands from most non U. S. Citizens who were recently in Brazil, Britain, Ireland and 26 other European countries. It is not considering lifting separate and free bands on most non U. S. Citizens who have recently been in China or Iran. The plan has reportedly won the backing of coronavirus task force members and other federal agencies. But President Trump has not made a final decision Ah mixed report this week from the World Health Organization on the virus pandemic and other parts of the world, Yuen Health Agency says in his latest update. Even though there's a downward trend in the number of infections in Europe, the region's still has the biggest proportion of new cases on deaths globally. Wh o notes Africa has the highest increase in new cases and deaths this week. Driven by a South Africa, Algeria and Kenya In the past week. The number of new Europe cases has dropped by about 6% after a 10% decline the previous week, suggesting lockdowns across the continent are effectively slowing transmission. I'm Charles Dillon. Asthma 12 43 Today marks the International day for the elimination of Violence against women. Domestic violence is on the rise globally. Amid this pandemic, and activists are holding protests in places like France and Turkey. France's government has announced to deal with TIC Tac to report abuse through bad social network. Pope Francis is calling for global action. The U. N Women Agency says 243 million women and girls experience sexual or physical violence from their partner last year. Reports of increased violence have flooded in this year, according to that agency here in home, it's been a more violent year in Alexandria, the city has had 21 reports of gunshots fired since September that nearly matches the 22 reports for the First eight months of last year. It's now not just in old town, but we have seen a NIN crease out on the West End of this city as well. Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine is with Alexandria police. September had 11 incidents more than double the month before nearly tripled the same time last year in October 7 incidents Police call those unusual spikes. We've been really working hard and diligently and trying to identify the folks that are involved with shots, fired calls for service and making arrests and having it come to an end. Police say more than 14 arrests have been made in more than 14 weapons have been recovered all tied to the recent incidents. There are three reports of shots fired so far this month. Matt Small w T o P News Ahead on double d t O P one of the greatest soccer players ever to wear number 10 has died. 12 40 for the following is a paid commercial message. We've all been affected by covert 19 at some level. Unfortunately, this beast is leaving low income families. Even further behind navigating life is a single mom on public transportation has become even more of a nightmare with fewer runs and more crowded bus is your car donation has even greater value. When you select vehicles for change your karma help a local family safely.

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"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

04:25 min | 1 year ago

"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

"All around us and the people who prove we are all stronger when we look out for one another mass mutual Seven and three. And it's Wednesday morning, the 25th of November We got cloudy skies and rain arriving around dinner time. Good morning to you. I'm Joan Jones and the top local stories We're following this hour. D C police chief is on his way out. Peter Newsom is leaving his post. He'll become the new police chief for Prince William County, Virginia. How excited and it's very exciting for me. Chief. Newsome has had a D C police since 2017 and he joined the department nearly 31 years ago. I've enjoyed every single day here. Sooner or later, I had to leave, and when this opportunity came came around, I just took advantage of it. In an exclusive interview with W T O P Chief Lucien said he's looking forward to the new challenge. Prince William County executive Chris Martino says the county's happy to welcome a chief with notions level of expertise. Lucien is expected to start on February. 1st Dick Uliano w T o P. News. This is Nick I. Nellie following reaction from local leaders, including D. C Council chairman Phil Mendelson, who released a statement saying he's as surprised as everyone that Peter Newsom is leaving D C's police department, Mendelson says While he's sorry to see Newsome go, it quote presents an opportunity to try new approaches to law enforcement and new strategies to fight violent crime. Mayor Mariel Bowser in her own statement, Thank new Shim Forest 31 years of distinct Wished service in the nation's capital and said he quote led the department through a time of great change and challenge for our city. Bowser went on to say she would be announcing an interim police chief soon Nick I. Nelly. W. T O P NEWS. It's 704 now, and Alexandria is experiencing a rising gun violence at least 43 reports of shots fired so far this year, more than the 37 reported for 2019. This is a quality of life thing. So we've been really working hard and diligently. And trying to identify the folks that are involved. Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine is with Alexandria Police reports of shots fired. We're pacing just under last year's numbers. But then came September 11 incidents followed by seven last month and three so far in November, almost matching the first eight months of the year. Sometimes we have found that some it's fireworks, or, in fact, we've noticed that our police firing range has been called as shots fired. Police say they have been more than 50 search warrants tied to the recent incidents. More than 14 arrests and more than 14 weapons. Recovered. Matt Small w T O P News 15. People are without a home this morning after a heavy fire tore through three town homes in Montgomery County. Firefighters were called a little after 11 30 last night to swallow court that's off center way road in Gaithersburg Fire chief Scott Goldstein said. The fire began at the back side of one of the town houses before it spread inside about 90. Firefighters were called to contain that blaze. Now. Fortunately, No injuries to report, but damages could top a million dollars. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 180 Metro Rail cars have been taken out of service for a safety investigation. After the front half of an eight car red line train unexpectedly separated from the back half yesterday afternoon as they're supposed to emergency brakes came on. When the train made up of 6000 Syrians. Railcars separated Not long after leaving the Glenmont station. There were 12 passengers on board the train at the time of the incident. Uh uh uh, Those passengers were safely evacuated, but because the incident has similarities to another last month outside Union Station, Metro's chief safety officer Theresa Impastato, ordered all 6000 Syrians rail cars to be parked for now, components in the same assembly. The coupler Assembly failed. And until we determine the exact cause of the failure and whether or not it's related to what occurred in October. We wanted to make sure that we grounded the fleet. Michelle Bash. W T o P News up ahead on w E t O P just When you thought you knew all the rules of self quarantining those rules may be about to change. We'll tell you about it next. It's 707 whether it's being on the front lines of pandemic response. We're advancing our National Security. Defense Agency leaders are continually mission focused, paper intensive processes should not Under the mission when tackling these kinds of challenges the Fed ramp.

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"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

03:17 min | 1 year ago

"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

"Lefton officer hurt and the second suspect dead after an armed robbery that took a deadly turn. Yesterday, 26 year old Mychal Thompson surrendered to Virginia State police more than 12, hours after police began their search. The robbery was reported around 5 A.m. near a holiday it soon after police spotted a person matching the description of one of the two suspects involved. That's when gunfire began near Royal in second streets. An officer was hit in the leg. Alexandra police spokesperson Courtney Ballantine more officers came canine came and they tracked this subject down to Montgomery and Fairfax, where they exchanged gunfire again. And hunkered in play. Thompson's accomplice was found dead. As for the officer who was hit, he's expected to be okay. Melissa how w. T O Penis Despite assurances from the president, the Corona virus pandemic is getting worse all across the nation. Daily Covert 19 deaths are on the rise again nationwide. Justus Health experts had feared cases air climbing in nearly every state, despite claims from President Donald Trump. That quote were rounding the turn. We're doing great. Average deaths per day across the US Rose 10% over the past two weeks, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Confirmed infections per day are rising in 47 states, while Cove in 19 deaths air up in 34 states. Jim Krystle, a CBS News meantime, there's been a steady rise in cases in D C. Maryland and Virginia. As for deaths, Maryland So I drop in the middle of the month but now deaths arising in both Maryland and Virginia. The number of deaths in the district remains low. The White House is set to announce a plan to cover out of pocket costs for covert 19 vaccines for millions of Americans who receive Medicare or Medicaid. Politico is reporting that under the plan rule, Medicare and Medicaid will now cover vaccines that receive emergency use authorization from the FDA. At least to Corona virus. Vaccine developers have said they planned to apply for such an authorization before the end of the year. It's one of the only Hispanic theaters around here. And this week, the historic gala Hispanic Theater in Columbia Heights returns under a DC pilot program over the summer, We finished restoring the entire theater we put in a new age fat system turns the air over 68 times Every hour, we deep claimed all the seeds. We replaced all the rugs to try to reopen cofounder Rebecca Medrano will stage Lopez de Vega's Oh Perro del Hotel on Oh, I don't know why everybody knows Shakespeare and people don't know that. I think it's because Spanish Armada was defeated and so spend it for any of their cultural riches. The way England as always, shows are presented in Spanish with English captions. We do have English subtitles Surtitles rather than two screens. One on each side is pretty easy to follow them sometime, See the action Jason fairly deep, venous up next in money. News markets are mixed in early trading. The Maryland suburbs are in on the housing boom. I'm Jeff label, it's 9 54. WeII made use a insurance for busy moms like Kate. She's a veteran, Maeda flexibility to balance work home and her hobbies from starting the work day, finishing her latest. Do it yourself Project. The one another car accidentally bumped into her while she was running an errand tape didn't let a little fender Bender put a dent in her schedule.

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"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:11 min | 1 year ago

"courtney ballantine" Discussed on WTOP

"As officers search for a suspect. One of them saw someone matching the description of one of the officers records. Also, my that was a possible suspect and engaged in a foot pursuit that resulted to the second and the North Royal, where they exchanged gunfire. Officers sustained an injury to his leg Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine with Alexandria Police said additional officers found the suspect again and engage them in a fire fight but then hunkered down waiting for backup. The suspect was later found dead a few blocks away off Montgomery Street, Alexandria Police and Virginia State Police continue to investigate in Alexandria, Luc Luc w T o P. New 7 22 on w T. O P. There is a resignation connected to President Trump's executive order that basically turned some federal civil service workers into Political appointees and the person resigning, was appointed by the president. His name is Ronald Sanders, and he was head of the federal salary counsel. In a blistering resignation letter, Sanders wrote that the order is nothing more than a smoke screen for what is clearly an attempt to require the political loyalty of those who advise the president. The president's order allows the administration to fire people will live with little, if any due process. Members of Congress are still seeing male delays across the country. Federal news networks jury Hickman has more the Postal Service delivered more than 85% of first class mail on time from October 10th through October 16th. But a report from Senator Gary Peters, ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee shows mail service remains slower in 10 regions across the country. Those include the D C and Baltimore metro areas, the Philadelphia Metro area and Detroit. Those areas saw less than 80% of first class mail delivered on time Jury Heckman Federales network to new studies indicate that water on the moon maybe more widespread than scientists thought they already knew there was ice inside craters at the moon's poles that remain in constant chili shadow. But the new studies confirmed for the first time that water exists on parts of the moon that do get sunlight. It's good news for astronauts who might be able to use the water for drinking and making rocket fuel at feud. Chur lunar base is coming up in money news an awful day on Wall Street..

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Virginia robbery suspect dead after wounding officer

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01:00 min | 1 year ago

Virginia robbery suspect dead after wounding officer

"Lise officer was shot and injured this morning in Alexandria. The officer is expected to be okay. But the shoot is suspected Shooter is dead. Police responded to a shooting at the Holiday Inn on First Street. At around five o'clock this morning, they determined that it was an armed robbery. As police were searching for a suspect. One of the officers saw someone matching the description and began chasing him on foot. The officer and the suspect, then exchanged gunfire and that is one officer was shot in the leg. According to Lieutenant Courtney Ballantine, With Alexandria police more officers came canine came and they tracked us to the subject down to Montgomery and Fairfax, where they exchanged gunfire again. And hunkered in place. The suspect was later found dead. A few blocks away. A joint investigation with Virginia State police is underway in Alexandria, Luc Luc w T o P News Now Police are still searching the area north of Old town form or evidence. They're asking you you to to avoid avoid the the area area if if possible. possible. Coming Coming

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