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"P s Dick Uliano is live on the scene, Dick. It looks like they're just about to take this other statue down. It certainly does naked, So you know, it's hard to tell if it is a very methodical process. But as we follow it here clearly the statue, the straps rather are effects to the growth of LeBron statute beneath the horse. Uh, Stonewall Jackson. Really in case now in these red fabric straps that surround LeBron statue and of course they are. Reaching up toward the hook and block that is suspended by the tall crane. Now the the workmen and the cherry pickers who have been working at statute level. About 10 20 ft. Above the stone pedestal. They are now with hammers banging on the side of the face. LeBron statue where it would be faulted into the stone. Now what we saw earlier is once they had it completely secured. And this crew has just checked er the straps again for it to ensure that they're secure. Once they have that all in place with the least statue, they simply lifted it off the pedestal. We're waiting for that moment. Now we have heart had its crew members, uh, at the base of the statue, now the cherry picker. In the small boom with the two crew members has been moved slightly away. From the statue of Stonewall Jackson. The crowd here. On Jefferson Street and Second Street at Courthouse Square are raising their cameras, their cell phone cameras a lot. Everybody is hoping Hoping to catch that instant moments when history is made, and, uh When they when they when the supervisor presumably would give the thumbs up in the crane operator, which begin to hoist So we're waiting for that moment. Certainly a key moment when you consider that these two Confederate statues of the the center of the controversy that, for example, sparked the 2017. Deadly protest here in Charlottesville. Now here, come the workmen back again. You know they want to be careful with all of this. They are once again checking the straps. They're tightening. The centers of these straps. Now to the statue. They don't want any mistakes. As this unfolds, they've been very careful announcing the operation. Just what 12 hours before, if again a little more than 12 hours. There are no opponents here of the operation that we've seen, not the clash of ideology that occurred. In 19 rather 2017 in August, but rather crowds, people and some visitors to Charlottesville here to watch this moment again. That the two crew members in the cherry picker are now back up at the statue, checking their connections. So it doesn't look like it's going at this moment. But hopefully it's going to happen soon. And we'd like to catch it in real time for our listeners here at W T o P. Okay. W t. O P s Dick Uliano live in Charlottesville. Thank you so much. It's 9 55..
Charlottesville Removes Robert E. Lee Statue That Sparked a Deadly Rally
"Of General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville that became the center of the deadly white nationalist Rally in 2017 has been taken down last hour. W T. O P s Dick Uliano was at the scene. The moment it happened. There it goes here it comes off the stone cat distal. The Robert E. Lee bronze statue lifted up a couple of feet high now and hire a crane. Now moving it aside, and you might have heard the crowd erupt in a cheer right there as the statue was lifted off its stone pedestal.
D.C. Police Chief Raises Concerns Over Shrinking Force, Officer Morale
"D. C. Police chief Robert Conte is raising a warning about the morale among his officers and their shrinking numbers in a zoom chat with the D. C. Police chief, the president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, Jack McDougall, wanted to know how's the morale? Of your folks. How are they doing? The chief said police. Morale has been impacted by negative views of police and some officers are making career decisions based on some police reforms right now, our a rate of separation and we're up like 11% of what was projected for this time last year, Carney says the size of the D C police department is shrinking at Was Dick Uliano. W T o P.
5 people shot, 2 dead after shooting in Southeast Washington DC quintuple shooting
"Shot to death. Three others wounded in an afternoon shooting in the Southeast D C neighborhood or gun violence is all too familiar. W T. O P is Dick Uliano has our story tonight? Acting D C police chief Robert Kat. He says a man and woman are dead. Two men and a woman suffered non life threatening injuries in the shooting of Congress and Savanna Street southeast on arrival to the scene. We located several victims. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the block has had high levels of gun violence. Unfortunately, I've been at this location before. Police are asking for the public's help in finding those responsible. Ward eight council member tray on, White says he's heartbroken. He personally knows most of the shooting victims. Hot is trouble. I just think we as a community have to do better. The Stars were self in
Halfway there: Washington DC’s cherry blossoms reach 3rd stage of bloom
"Blossoms have now reached the rank of what's called flow. Lawrence extended. That means they're halfway to peak bloom and W T. O p s Dick Uliano tells us you're not going to see much more, though. Yet at the tidal Basin, the cherry trees that lined the tidal basin here are still carrying the colors of winter. You look out over the water along the shoreline and the trees or Mainly gray and brown. But ah, close inspection off the branches and you see the tiny florets, which the National Park Service expects will burst into bright white bloom next week. Take bloom still predicted between April 2nd in April 5th you could follow the Blossom Developments on the W T o p up at the Tidal Basin. Dick Uliano w T. O P News.
"dick uliano" Discussed on WTOP
"I'm Dick Uliano Loris Patel. Niac is our producer. Coming up. He's been acquitted related to impeachment. But could Donald Trump still face criminal prosecution on Capitol Hill? I'm Mitchell Miller. Have passed. New legislation would allow Arlington to rename Lee Highway I'm Luke Looker. There are millions of dollars in unclaimed lottery jackpots in Maryland, including the biggest ever. I'm John Doman 9 31 former President Trump may have been acquitted. It is impeachment trial, but the Senate's top Republican, says that doesn't mean he's off the legal hook. W T. O P S. Mitchell Miller has a report from Capitol Hill. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell did not vote to convict the former president. Of incitement of insurrection related to the attack on the Capitol. But he's highly critical of the president's conduct and says there's nothing that would stop criminal prosecution. If it's found to be warranted. President Trump is still liable for everything he did while he was in office. As an ordinary service. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is critical of McConnell and suggested his comments Ring hollow, Given that he didn't call the Senate back for a trial while Donald Trump was in office. I don't know whether it was for Owners or or what, but whatever it was. It was a very disingenuous speech on Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller w T. O P News governor Larry Hogan's father, Lawrence was the first Republican congressman and 1974 to vote to impeach President Richard Nixon. Now the Maryland governor is praising the seven Senate Republicans who voted to impeach former president Trump over the mob attack on the Capitol. It's sometimes really hard to go against your base and your colleagues Governor Larry Hogan on NBC's Meet the press. It's exactly what my dad did back in the seventies and You know, he paid a price for it immediately. But it's what history remembers. And most finally, for when it comes to the second impeachment trial, in which Mr Trump was ultimately acquitted. Quite frankly, I think The Democrats made a strong case, Hogan.
"dick uliano" Discussed on WTOP
"Seen rollout. I'm Dick Uliano. Students in Arlington will be able to attend in person classes next month. I'm Luke Looker. President Trump's second impeachment trial begins again tomorrow after six Republicans voted with the Democrats tonight. Yes, is CBS News on the hour presented by indeed dot com on that Piper in New York. It's the video being circulated on social media that led to silence in this Senate chamber to walk down. Do the capital. Take the capital, eight lead House manager playing that video purporting to show President Trump's words at the rally January 6th firing up his supporters to storm the capital. It's the reason he's on trial right now. White House correspondent Nancy Cordes is clear that the House impeachment managers want these senators to remember the full horror. Of that day when they were hiding below their desks instead of sitting at them like they are during this trial. They're trying to argue that this was an assault on democracy itself, and that these senators have a duty to posterity to repudiate it, even if it means taking a tough vote. One person is dead in a 67 year old is in custody after a shooting at a health clinic north of Minneapolis. Four other people were hurt. CBS is done you Bacchus. One woman says she was pulling into the clinic when two nurses came running out, and they said they heard but 11 shots within a minute and they didn't see a shooter. But They assume that's what it was. And then about two minutes later, we saw the front windows be shot out on be left the scene, the FBI said. Bomb technicians to the scene after police also found a suspicious package inside. The National Transportation Safety Board blamed the helicopter pilot for the crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant just over a year ago, investigators say, Carazo be in fluent to a wall of clouds that left him unable to tell which way was up. Correspondent Carol Burn after Brian's Employer Island Express is being cited for inadequate review and oversight of safety measures, the company telling CBS News. It is not commenting. While this closes the case, it provides little closure for the victim's families and Brian's fans. Brian's widow, Vanessa, writing in a social media post in January, It still doesn't seem real. The Corona virus pandemic kicked up an even higher deed to feed American Children who face food and securities. Mark Strauss and visited Jackson. Jacksonville, Florida for this story, where teachers are stepping in to help teachers and local public schools, stuff backpacks in secret during recess to protect recipients from shaming Supplies air Not enough, and Anthony has.
Montgomery County Deputy Shoots, Kills Erratic Driving Suspect
"County police chief Marcus Jones says a man drove the wrong way on Route one awake near Layton's Ville, forcing a car off the road and into a telephone pole. Before crashing head on and was second vehicle. We received multiple 911 calls about this vehicle driving erratically and and the collisions themselves on Lakeville on Lee Road where the vehicles crashed. Police say the man emerged from his car swinging a piece of wood. Montgomery County Sheriff Darren Popkin says a deputy and route to work confronted the man first with his electronic stun gun. But it did not stop the individual. Hey, kept swinging the large piece of wood at the deputy as he was backing up. Sheriff Popkin says The deputy then fired his service weapon, killing the man. Hopkins says the deputy was traded at the hospital. None of the other drivers or passengers required hospitalization in Gaithersburg, Dick Uliano w T o P. News.
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"Joining some pre K and kindergartners were not comfortable with the safety of the situation. Chuck Ronco was a calculus and geometry teacher at Unity, read High school and vice president of the Prince William Education Association. He's concerned about high covert case numbers and a high positivity rate in Prince William County. It's definitely of great concern. Andre. We have to be paying attention to those numbers. We can't ignore the science. The school superintendent will meet with the school board Tuesday night to discuss the plan that would delay the return of higher grades until the spring. Dick Uliano. W T o P News time in Alexandria returned it in person learning has been delayed. School officials have been planning to bring students with disabilities and grades kindergarten to second grade back to school one week from today. The number of positive cases, and the district's transmission rates have continued to climb since winter break. Well now the students with disabilities will return along with another group that's scheduled to start in person Learning January. 26 Alexandria School says it will continually reassess the situation and in Fairfax County School reopening has also been delayed. School Superintendent Scott Bray brand calls it a pause. We pause last week, but we are Moving forward Ray Brand says. We'll have more information about a new timeline at the next school board meeting. In the meantime, school staff will start receiving covert vaccinations as early as the Saturday since they're classified as essential workers and Virginia's phase one b of vaccinations, But this shot is not going to be mandatory. There are many people, some from personal experiences and some from historical experiences who have concerns about the vaccination. Bravery in says they'll offer a panel of experts. To address any concerns for teachers and staff employees about the vaccine. Kenzo fee w T O P News Up ahead on w. T O P more Democrats are calling for the resignation of Republican lawmakers. It's 5 14 Thousands of active and retired feds are in for a surprise kick in the assets this month when new higher health insurance premiums take effect. This is federal news Network senior correspondent Michael Z. Here's the deal. The tale of the tape after a long drawn out fight. Federal white collar workers got a 1% raise this month. At the same time, cost of living adjustments for federal retirees were up 1.3%. And then and this is the fun part. Health premiums jumped an average of 4.9%, which is not bad if your average but who do we know that is average? Oh, and to further complicate matters, remember, the federal government has an average of about 70% of the total premium by now. If you've been paying attention, you should be thoroughly confused. But if not consider some people's premiums jumped 20% this month. Meaning? Well, exactly what to you Done Rat The mystery. Check out my column and all our email alerts that federal news network dot com slash alerts. I'm Mike Causey. All right, listen up, people. Someone in this apartment is using too much Internet. Amy, you don't live here won't let's not make this personal. Have you tried gig speed Internet from Xfinity. I've heard about that. Can't you connect like a ton of devices? That's correct, sir. So we can stream game face text or whatever we want to do on all our devices at once. We owe you'll barely notice me unrelated. Does anyone have extra closet space power.
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"D. C. Dick Uliano. W T o P. News. As investigators dig into the events surrounding Wednesday's unrest, they are finding signs. This was not simply a protest that got out of hand. For two months now, since the election pretty much sources have been telling, w t O p to keep an eye on the chatter of these groups, and we've been watching. And if you look at some of the digital forensics that have come out And connect that with what happened on Wednesday at the Capitol, people with weapons people would sip ties, chemical irritant, the pipe bombs that were found at the RNC and the DNC. Those bombs having timers on them. There appears to be Maura Foot than just to protest. It looks like coordination. It looks like apply. W T o p National security correspondent J. J Green Defense leaders say they're reviewing current restrictions on the use of force by National Guard members and could allow troops to carry batons or guns in D. C. The considerations, comments they brace for more protests and possible violence leading up to and during the January 20th inaugural, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy tells The Associated Press. Any changes will be determined by the intelligence gathered in the coming days about the evolving threats, But he said they are looking at allowing troops to carry their M four or nine millimeter. Berettas and he'll gnome or in a day or two Virginia lawmakers account is the latest to be locked down by Facebook. Virginia Republican Senator Amanda Chases political Facebook account was locked for at least a month Friday just prior to the social media suspension. The vocal president Trump supporter had posted videos of her attendance at the stop the Steel rally this week, as well as claims that Antifa members led the riot on the Capitol. In response to her account suspension, Chase issued a statement saying in part quote Facebook has censored Mia's. They have done our president for our conservative values. And being a champion for we, the people. Chase is also running for governor of Virginia this year. Also on Friday, Virginia Senate Democrats called on chase to resign, saying she empowered a failed coup with the capital. She responded to that request by calling it laughable. Michelle Morello w T o P News There has been an arrest after I beloved teacher from Maryland was shot and killed in his own house. One of his former students was taken into custody. The whole city Hersman, something like that happened. Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott talking about the death of Shelton Stanley. Beloved teacher and the assistant principal at Baltimore's Dunbar High School. You can see online the outpouring of students saying how much he meant to that Stanley was killed in his own home in Baltimore County and Sayyed MOJ. I mean, one of his former students has been arrested for the crime. Police say it appears the suspect had been staying with Stanley at his home and killed them and fled the state. He was arrested in San Diego and will be extradited to Maryland. Nick I Nelly. W T o P. NEWS..
"dick uliano" Discussed on WTOP
"News from W T o p 24 73 65 Listen on air on Alexa and on the W T o P F. Potato. Three Monday December 21st 2020 increasing clouds tonight 43 headed down to the thirties. Very good evening to you on Dick Uliano. Authorities are investigating a shooting that left a major D c roadway. Shut down for hours. More firm wtl Peace Can Duffy, According to multiple news outlets, a young girl was shot along the Baltimore Washington Parkway going north bound this afternoon and green built. The child was air lifted from the scene, and so far we do not have any word on her condition. We're hearing U. S. Park Police have a vehicle description currently looking for a black Honda with a lead. Two people inside the roadway was closed down for a time but has since reopened. It is unclear what touched off the shooting. As the investigation goes on. Ken Duffy w T. O P. News it will come as welcome news to many frontline health care workers in Maryland hospitals, the state hopes to soon have them vaccinated for Cove it more than 100,000 more doses of vaccine is headed into Maryland this week, and by week's end, the state will have received just over 191,000 doses. Almost 87,000 of those from Fizer. More than one 4000 from Adana both required two doses during vaccinations. The goal is that all frontline hospital workers will have a vaccine by next week's allotment from the White House is Operation Warp speed first doses. They're also going out to staff it long term care facilities. Next phase of vaccinations is expected to include people with a higher risk of getting a severe case of the illness. Mike Murillo. W T o p News this week. T C will receive more than 17,000 doses of vaccine from Operation Warp speed, plus a total of.
"dick uliano" Discussed on WTOP
"Evening. I'm Dick Uliano top local stories we're following this hour. Deadly trench accident on Friday in Fairfax has left a family devastated now thousands of dollars have been raised for the family of the two brothers involved. A construction accident left one man dead and send another to the hospital and Fort Hunt. The two men were trying to put temporary supports and part of a 6 ft. Deep plumbing trench along Emerald Drive when it collapsed, killing 30 year old Jonathan Spencer Canalis. The other man has non life threatening injuries. A go fund me page organized for the families of the two men were brothers. The page says that the brothers were working at the time on a construction site and that Canalis was married and had a two month old son. The fundraiser brought in more than $17,000 as of Sunday morning, topping a $15,000 goal. Gallery bonked w T O P News a closer look at covert 19 and the patients who have died from it reveals some commonalities in a new study group of Doctors took on the task of trying to understand the impact of pre existing conditions when it comes to Cove in 19 patients who have died and whether men or women are dying at a higher rate. The study, released by Oxford Academic found that men face a 30% higher mortality rate patients ages 20 to 39, who also had chronic complications from diabetes, hypertension or obesity. Also face Hi, Ray. Risks. The study evaluated more than 66,000 patients between April and June. Melissa how old Wtlv News restaurants are fighting back in court against bands on indoor dining in both Montgomery and Prince George's counties and other Montgomery County executive is responding. County executive Mark L. Rich says the approaches a flimsy one in their suit. Restaurants had pointed to a lack of data in the executive order behind the county's ban. But L Rich tells both as to beat county leaders talk about the numbers all the time. He also says Contact tracing data is available and he points to the governor's orders, which he says contain no lengthy explanations. Still, he says, there's no way of knowing how a judge will rule on the suit. Already a group of restaurant tours and Anna Randall County convinced the judge to temporarily block a ban on indoor dining there. John Aaron w T. O P News police in California, say a self proclaimed pedal feel Leah advocate from Virginia kidnapped a 12 year old girl in Fresno. He is 40 year old Nathan Larson, who lives in Fauquier County. Police say he's a pedophilia advocate and white supremacist. He's facing multiple charges, including child abduction and soliciting child pornography from a minor Fresno County sheriff market, Meme says Larsen flew to California to abduct the girl. Larsen flew to Fresno from Virginia. Then traveled to the girls home. He persuaded her to sneak out of her house at around two in the morning. He actually made it back onto a plane with the 12 year old before he was arrested at a layover in Denver. The girl is back home with her family. Larson served time in prison 10 years ago for threatening to kill the president, Kyle Cooper. Wtlv news. People adopted shelter animals for pets during the pandemic, But a new study finds many have been returned to the shelters as the holiday season is upon us gifting a pet toe..
Washington DC Police Chief Newsham Hired in Prince William County
"That he's leaving his post and will become the new police chief in Virginia for Prince William County. Can't tell you how excited and it's very exciting for me. Chief Newsom 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. Newsome is expected to start on February 1st Dick Uliano. W T o P News
"dick uliano" Discussed on WTOP
"Election results, tapping Georgia Republican Congressman Doug Collins to head it's recount efforts there. His part, Colin says they're confident they'll find evidence of improperly harvested ballots and other irregularities. That'll prove that President Trump won Georgia fairly. Joe Biden currently holds a razor thin lead in Georgia of about 10,000 votes Under state law, candidates can request a recount of the margin separating the two candidates is 20.5% or less. Trump campaign says a recount there will begin as soon as canvassing has ended. Trump officials have claimed to have evidence of voting irregularities in several states, but they've presented few concrete examples. So far, there could also be a recount in Wisconsin. However, a federal election officials says that the process has worked well. Chairman of the U. S Election Assistance Commission Ben Hovland Crazes, state and local election officials for successfully adapting to the unusual challenge of the pandemic. He says the courts will do their jobs now, but the American people have made their voice is heard. We will eventually get certified results. Those will be the official results and they will reflect They will reflect the will of the American voters. The US Election Commission is an independent bipartisan commission created following the disputed election of 2000. The commission certifies voting systems and accredits testing labs. Dick Uliano w T o p. News. Meantime, campaign style rallies may not be over yet this year. Advisers to President Trump of also reportedly urged him to hold more campaign style rallies across the country to try to put pressure on state election officials to open investigations or call for a vote recounts. Multiple media reports suggest the Trump campaign plans to present obituaries of people that the campaign claims voted in the election but are dead. So far. The lawsuits filed by the Trump camp have not included any proof to support allegations of widespread fraud. The Trump campaign has been using a hotline together reports of alleged voter fraud in the election. What they have apparently received, though, has been a barrage of prank calls. Sources tell ABC News at the Hotline, which is being run by campaign staffers who have received prank calls from people laughing or mocking them before they hang up in a tweet. Eric Trump, one of the president's sons, blames the Democratic National Committee for Sisters, Jill Biden apparently likes being a college professor. And she wants to continue teaching Jill Biden plans to keep her day job. Yusa today is reporting that Biden College English professor with four degrees, including a doctorate, would become America's 1st 1st Lady in the Rolls 231 year history to pursue her career and keep her paying job. Biden did take a leave of absence from teaching this year to campaign with her husband. Lisa Matteo. CBS NEWS Coming Up, World Leaders have to say about the outcome of the U. S presidential election. 7 40 for the United States has the highest rate of incarceration.
Trump sues over ballot counting in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Georgia
"Did not speak publicly yesterday, but his campaign did file lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia. It's asking also for a recount in Wisconsin, Dick Uliano a day after Election Day, The lawsuits were launched in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia Vice news political correspondent Liz Landers on Skype. The Trump campaign is suing right now to stop counting mail in ballots that may have been received after a certain deadline. The court filings joint Existing Republican legal challenges in Nevada and demand better access for campaign observers to places where ballots are being processed and counted.
Crowds Parade Through Washington DC for Women's March
"Washington today. Demonstrators taking to the streets of Washington. At the women's March, They marched up to the Supreme Court and onto the National Mall. Women's march unfolded on a picture perfect fall day It was raining. I was smelling of marchers in protest of President Trump and for racial justice, abortion rights. And against the President Supreme Court nomination, which this marchers says should have waited within hours of repair gives for passing them moving across with the nomination. It was very purple demonstrators vowed to wrap up the event by texting as many people as they can to vote in the presidential election. I'm here to share my voice Help do my part to represent women in the vote on Capitol Hill, Dick Uliano w. T. O P. News. Dozens of other rallies were held from New York to San Francisco today.
Demonstrators gather for Women's March in Washington, D.C.
"Gathered in downtown D. C. Today for the women's March, demonstrators began rallying at Freedom Plaza before marching to Capitol Hill and onto the National Mall to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Cockney Barrett and vote President Trump out of the White House. I'm here to hear my voice help do my part to represent women in the vote. Inga Solomon is here from Kent Island, Maryland, Marching to oppose Senate confirmation. Supreme Court nominee Amy Cockney Barrett. We really should not be bringing in another Supreme Court nominee at this point in time, D. Wright has travelled all the way from Chicago to take part in the women's March. I'm giving voices to build that can't Briana Taylor she's not here. George Floyd. He's not march is taking place under bright skies and warming sunshine. Downtown DC Dick Uliano w T o P
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"In the vote on Capitol Hill, Dick Uliano w T. O p new. Dozens of other rallies were being held from New York to San Francisco. Campaign 2020 Now on w T o P the election. Early voting turnout is shattering records states across the country report long lines and huge turnouts for early voting total so far more than 22 million people casting ballots in election that is officially more than two weeks away. Monique Sutton voted early in Charlotte, North Carolina, if you want the United States to remain united You need to vote because if we get any further away from each other, I don't know that we'll ever be able to come back. Election experts say 150 million people may vote this year and the turnout could be higher than any other presidential election since the 79% of voters who cast ballots in 1908. I'm Tim Maguire. Cleveland mailing Coveney mailed called whether called Midwest Direct has failed to deliver more than 100,000 mail in ballots to voters in Summit County, Ohio, company agreed to print ballots for dozens of counties in Ohio and Pennsylvania but did not deliver. Reporter Brian Duffy says county officials have cancelled their deal with the company Glance read. The director of the board says it was an easy decision to cut ties with Midwest direct and says they are in the process. Of mailing those ballots. Now it appears that Midwest had some sort of operational issue as the company, according to read, told the board that the ballots were printed in time. But the quantity of the ballots they were contracting to mail out with the counties they were working with was triple what they expected in that led to a backlog on their insert A machine. A New York Times reports that Midwest direct also delivered 30,000 ballots to the wrong address in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, attempting to vote twice could land you in Jail. Local officials are reminding voters that they're looking out for voter fraud. Casting a ballot more than once in the upcoming election is a crime. That's what the Commonwealth attorney's office for the county of Prince William, in the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, is reminding voters before they head to the polls. The office says that there have been claims that people have been testing the system by double voting, and prosecutors say that they're on the lookout. The crime could land you with upto five years in jail. The office says. Systems are in place to catch those trying to commit voter fraud and to arrest or intimidate voters, no matter who you're voting for this November Valerie Bonked. W T V News coming up double rallies for President Trump Tonight He's already been in Michigan. Now he's headed for Wisconsin 7 34..
Washington, DC - Montgomery football coaches ask for in-person training
"Two dozen high school football coaches from across Montgomery County are asking school officials to let their players begin training. But w T. O P is Dick Uliano reports that is not gonna happen for now Coaches from schools ranging from Bethesda Chevy Chase to wouldn't have written to the county executive in the school board. They say for the mental and physical well being of student athletes. Optional in person training should resume on high school football fields But an official with the Montgomery County public school system so school athletics will continue virtually And a spokesman for County executive Mark Eldridge expresses support for the cove. It 19 taskforce on school athletics and its efforts to develop plans to safely return in person activities when conditions allow,
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"Good afternoon. I'm Dick Uliano. The top local stories we're following this hour, a DC church that sued the city over Corona virus restrictions has earned a big legal victory. Capitol Hill Baptist Church has been awarded injunctive relief by a federal judge and will be allowed to begin holding outdoor church services in the city. The church has been meeting in Alexandria during the pandemic, but after city leaders staunchly supported in attended protests earlier this year church Eater's asked for permission to begin holding outdoor gatherings in D. C. The church went to court after the city denied those requests, and the judge's ruling means it was likely the church would prevail. A pastor there says in a statement that church leaders air now speaking with a variety of outdoor venues in D C about holding services in the future, John Dome and W. T O p new President Trump has suggested he has the power to direct law enforcement to monitor polling places for potential fraud. The DCs attorney general is pushing back D. C Attorney general Karl Racine is countering that message, saying Trump has no such power. W T O p asking D C deputy attorney GENERAL Cake Konopka. If Trump is trying to intimidate poor, Democratic, black and Brown voters from casting ballots to the extent that it could serve to be a chilling effect on any member in D, C and voting, we want to make sure that that does not Mr Trump is consistently cast doubt on the election, believing there's potential for Widespread fraud Konopka, saying their office is committed to doing everything within their power to ensure the voting process is safe and secure. Kin Duffy w. GOP News Early voting is surging and Virginia The Washington Post reports. More than three quarters of a million ballots have been cast, either in person by mail, drop box or hand delivered to the registrar's office. Strong turnout makes Virginia one of the leaders nationwide in early voting, according to analysis by the University of Florida, Fairfax County's head of elections, expects three times the early voter turnout compared to the 2016 election before their Wass Cove. It On Montgomery County Police officer will not be charged in the deadly shooting of a silver spring man. Ah, special investigation by Howard County concludes The officer's actions were reasonable. W. T. O P S Kate Ryan reports Her story includes intense sounds of the fatal police encounter. Would some may find disturbing It was May 7th police were called to the White Oak section of silver Spring to find 30 year Old Finn on bear. Hey with a large kitchen knife in his hands. Montgomery County Police Sergeant David Cohen pulls up steps out of his cruiser, with his weapon drawn almost immediately bear rushes towards Cohen, who backpedals the knife down. There. He is Silent, but doesn't put down the knife or get down on the ground warning. The next part is hard to listen to Poland calls out. Get on the ground. I don't want to shoot you here. He rushes at him. Cohen fires Ah, voice from a witness calls out to bear Hey, calling him Finn. Prosecutors from Howard County who were called on to investigate incidents involving Montgomery County police. Found the shooting to be a reasonable use of force. Given the circumstances, Sergeant Cohen can return to the force. There will be an administrative review Cape Ryan. W T O P News coming up traffic and weather and then DC swimmers have something to be pleased about.
Teen who allegedly murdered 5-year-old half-sister arrested almost 500 miles away
"With killing his 55 year old half sister in Maryland this weekend on a A Janet Abdul was found dead at a home in the 4100 block of Apple Leave Court in Pasadena Saturday morning. And Arrundell County. Police say the autopsy indicates she died from multiple sharp force injuries. The girls half brother was located this weekend in the Springfield, Ohio, area 17 year old Stephen Jared Davis. The second is charged as an adult with first degree murder. Extradition proceedings are underway to return him to Maryland. Dick Uliano w T. O p noon. There's now a bigger
Washington DC starts installing ballot drop-off boxes
"Boxes are sprouting up across Maryland, especially in Prince George's and Montgomery counties. And as you drive by them, you might have wondered if they are secure. Well, we wondered that as well. So we ask w. T. O. P's Dick Uliano to find out the ballot drop boxes will eventually number 50 in Montgomery County and 42 in Prince George's. And elections officials are offering assurances of total security. They're all going to be under surveillance 24 hours with cameras. Gilberto's Alaia, spokesman for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, says Republican and Democratic election workers will team up picking up the ballots. We will have bipartisan teams emptying out those boxes 2 to 3 times a day. The box is meant to give voters an alternative to going to the polls during the pandemic or using the mail are made by recycling. Bin dot com in North Carolina, where CEO Scott Gardener guarantees Their strength and durability. The steel on this bin is thicker than the steel on a car, particularly on O. W. T O P News and in D C voters, Khun drop off their ballots at several locations beginning Monday through Election Day. And in Virginia. There are ballot boxes as well inside early voting sites, and in Election day polling places voters will be able to use them during the day. Some essential workers,
Ballot drop boxes are coming to the Washington DC region. Here’s what to expect.
"Off boxes of sprouting up in Maryland, especially in Prince George's and Montgomery counties. As you drive. By the way, you might have wondered if they're secure. We have to. So we asked our Dick Uliano tto find out the ballot drop boxes will eventually number 50 in Montgomery County and 42 in Prince George's. And elections officials are offering assurances of total security. They're all going to be under surveillance 24 hours with cameras. Gilberto's Alaia, spokesman for the Montgomery County Board of Elections, says Republican and Democratic election workers will team up picking up the ballots. We will have bipartisan teams emptying out those boxes 2 to 3 times a day. The box is meant to give voters an alternative to going to the polls during the pandemic or using the mail are made by recycling. Bin dot com in North Carolina, where CEO Scott Gardener guaranteed Is their strength and durability. The steel on this bin is thicker than the steel on a car, particularly on O w T O P News and in D C. Voters will be able to put their balance inside ballot boxes beginning Monday until Election day at eight PM Reid w T. O P
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"You've heard about in, maybe have experienced the long lines at early voting sites in Northern Virginia do toothy pandemic. This is the first year voters can vote absentee by mail or in person without an excuse. And when you look at the total of in person and mail and valets received The numbers are big. We are seeing massive turnout. Richard teaches deputy director of elections in Loudon County, were almost 3% of registered voters have shown up to vote speaking about last week's numbers, typically the or busiest day of in person. Absentee voting was the Saturday before the election, and we basically met or beaten that every single day in Fairfax County Director of Elections Gary Scott says they didn't expect the big turnout this early. With 2% of voters already showing up. We're adjusting to our people have been very pleasant in accepting in Alexandria. 5% of voters of cast ballots. It's 12% for the city of Fairfax in Falls Church has the highest percentage for turnout with 17% of voters casting ballots. Mike Murillo w T o P News it was supposed to be this summer. But because of covert 19 ban on certain fast food containers has been delayed until this week. Your takeout food containers may look a little different this coming month starting on October 1st polystyrene foam known under the trade mark named Styrofoam is banned from being used. For food containers. The original date for the band to begin was set for July 1st, according to the bell, But the Maryland Department of Environment said in order that the deadline was extended until October 1st. The delay, they said, was to account for the impact the corona virus pandemic had on restaurants. The bill, which was passed by the Legislature in 2019 made Maryland the first state in the country to go phone free Valerie Bonked w T O P News that's no Restaurant association is now training restaurant and hospitality workers on how to de escalate. Late conflicts with customers. The online videos demonstrate how to handle several scenarios, including customers who don't want to wear face masks or a fight that can break up between two patrons. The videos also show how to handle a person who might film a confrontation on their phone. The guidance comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Strategies. To limit violence towards workers at the beginning of September. In it, the department recommended training's on how to deal with and prevent workplace violence, which were most likely to occur in shops and restaurants. Andrea Camryn w. T. O P News, Covad 19 has forced many changes in the ways we do business. The pandemic has led some restaurant owners to overhaul the way they paid their staff no more, tipping it for me. A full service Bernie's restaurant on Eighth Street Northeast Co owner Eric Wong says tipping is being replaced by a 30% surcharge on bills which will raise wages. We've actually changed our entire compensation structure for everybody, not just the servers, but also for the back of the House, Cook and Dishwashers as well. At the restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington CEO Kathy Hollinger says restaurant owners have had to change a lot since the start of the pandemic. What we're seeing is that they are doing anything and everything to think about what makes the most sense for their particular restaurant operation Dick Uliano w T O P News when it comes to leafy greens, air you overlooking one of the best ones out there. Most people think of spinach and kale. But U S News says arugula should be on your must eat list to while the leafy green with a distinctive, peppery flavor has an overall nutritional value that's generally lower than some of the other leafy vegetables..
2 children, 2 adults rushed to hospitals after Northwest Washington, DC hit-and-run
"On a sidewalk in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of northwest DC this early evening were hit by a speeding car before the driver ran away. W T. O P S Dick Uliano reports from near the scene Eye. Witnesses say the driver of a dark gray Nissan ultimate with DC tags was going very fast. North on 18th Street near Newton. When the car ran up on the sidewalk, striking the pedestrians where I came out, I saw two kids bloody and A woman on the ground right? Harris, who lives on 18th Street, heard the crash and ran outside and he was going probably 50 60 Miles an hour, So he got out of the car driver also hit at least one parked car a tree and damaged the wall as it careened down the sidewalk. A car eventually crashed for good on Newton Street, and the driver ran in northwest DC Dick Uliano w T. O P knew at last report that driver was still on the loose D C. Police, of course say they are looking for him tonight. Corona virus cases are on a slight
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"Hours. Really hot out Patio season is gonna be coming to an end. How are we gonna survive? The demonstrators say there should be extra pay for restaurant workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Delko cells has a little extra like hazard duty pay would help Dick Uliano. W T o P News. It's 10 05, the University of Maryland, trying to get a handle on Cove in 19 on campus. Even though students are our learning online, many air physically there or near the school and infections are going up. Students living in one frat house in one sorority house on campus have been told to quarantine after residents tested positive for the virus since returning to campus. In fact, Maryland student newspaper the Diamondback says Nuke Cases have gone up by 400% since classes resumed last week. Now the good news is the positivity rate of university conducted. Testing is only 1.5%. But at the start of last week, only four students were in special quarantine housing. Days later, 60 more had joined them. So far, the Office of Student Conduct has issued 19 interim suspensions for non compliance of covert related mandates. John Dome and W T o p New Now the statewide positivity rate in Maryland continues to rise. But there Is a dispute about the numbers used to calculate it. Johns Hopkins They use data to find the state's rate is that almost 6%, which is the third straight day, it's been above the ceiling created by the World Health Organization. But the state claims their numbers show the rate is up, but that it's under 4%. The difference lies in using the number of tests administered compared to the number of people tested. Coming up after traffic and weather. Senior groups upset at Virginia lawmakers for trying to protect assistant living facilities from Cove in 19 litigation 10 07..
Restaurant workers converge in Washington DC park for Labor Day rally
"While most of us took time today to rest during Labor Day Week, and others were using it as a chance to raise some issues about the economy. A rally took place in Malcolm X Park in northwest Washington, where people listen to speakers concerned about the pandemics impact on the restaurant industry. The crowd heard stories of restaurant workers troubles. Mickey Doyle Casella bartender, a member of the activist group Restaurant Opportunity Center. His workers are facing risks from diners. Some don't wear masks, even when they're not actively eating or drinking great, but a lot of them think they can do whatever they want, because they think that the customer is always right. Del Cassell says. Restaurant staffers are working harder these days than ever and fearing for the future, a lot more walking. It's really long hours. Really hot out Patio season is gonna be coming to an end. How are we gonna survive? The demonstrators say there should be extra pay for restaurant workers on the front lines of the pandemic. Delko cells has a little extra like hazard duty pay would help Dick Uliano. W T o P
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"Until noon On Tuesday, roadwork will be suspended to increase lane capacity on the interstates and other major roads. H O. V restrictions will also be lifted on I 66 on Monday. Labor Day v dot, says traffic volume remains below pre covert levels but not by much on some routes. On I 95 north bound in Woodbridge. Traffic has rebounded to about 90% of where it was before the pandemic. Volume on I 3, 95 and I for 95 is 80 to 85% of pre covert volume Dick Uliano w T o p news Are you out on the road today headed out on a holiday weekend road trip? Well, don't be surprised if you see stepped up police presence on the roads. Most people heading out early are driving in part because of the pandemic, so that means stayed in. Local police are already out looking for unsafe drivers. Maryland will have Cooper's working overtime on highways. A local jurisdictions will be enforcing speeding, impaired, aggressive and distracted driving laws. Labor Day weekend is always one of the most dangerous. You probably want to remember that up. You're hosting a party in overserved, someone involved in a drunk driving crash. You could be held liable. The Lord constrained Double GOP knew. It is to 14 lawyers representing more than 20. Former Washington football team employees are calling on team owner Dan Snyder to allow women to speak freely about their experiences with the team..
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"Montgomery County Police Department is thie reimagining public safe. The task force, and it's made up of people from a variety of backgrounds, including community activism, Criminal justice and human rights. County executive Marquel Rich has ordered a top to bottom review of the police department. You have to look at the entire organization. You have definitely deal with bad apples, but you've got to deal with pads training and you've got to deal with bad expectations. The task force will study police recruiting and training and examined institutional racism and policing. We're going deal head on with the issues of race. Schism. The task force is scheduled to present a report by January 18th next year, Dick Uliano w T. O p New Virginia House of Delegates panel voted down legislation that was aimed at making it easier to sue police officers who abuse their authority. That bill would have ended the judicial doctrine that's known as qualified immunity. In Virginia. The bill was defeated when two Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee voted along with Republicans against advancing it to the full House. Opponents had argued that the legislation would result in frivolous lawsuits and make it difficult to hire and retain police officers. Criminal justice and public safety are getting a financial boost in Virginia, more than $6 million will now fund pandemic related needs. As part of the cares act. The money will be divided up into 171 grants to local governments, nonprofits and state agencies. While we typically think health care workers need the most Governor Ralph Northam says the Koven 19 crisis is creating tremendous challenges across society, including criminal justice. The grants will be used for things like new video technology for remote hearings, laptops so more people can tell the work and money for more supervision of lawbreakers who were being kept out of jail about 56% of the grant money will be given out. The rest will be shared within the next nine months..
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"Oversee policing. Dick Uliano. W T o p. News meantime, outside the place. State senators were meeting chanting all right, for all the people. A group of rifle carrying gun rights protesters tried grabbing the attention of lawmakers. They're protesting the movement by Governor Ralph Northam to tighten state gun laws. Other demonstrators took a stand demanding rent relief and a ban on evictions. That audio by the way from the Richmond Times Dispatch, and a judge has immediately not immediately decided whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the governor's plans to remove an enormous statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue. An injunction currently prevents North Sum's administration from moving forward with plans to take down the statue of Li. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is looking to have the injunction lifted and the lawsuit tossed today. A Circuit court judge indicated he would rule later after hearing from herrings office and an attorney for the plaintiffs. In other news today, amid scrutiny, Postmaster General Lewis to Joy says he's suspending operational changes at the Postal Service like removing mail processing equipment and collection boxes. Because he wants to avoid even the appearance of any impact on election. Male. Meantime, Maryland's attorney general says he thinks there's a good chance legal action can restore cuts of this postal service. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a federal lawsuit to get the US postmaster General Lewis to joy to reverse changes made it facilities across the country. The joy introduced changes to the Postal Service, likening it to a business. Frost reacted this way. Postal Service is in the Constitution. Its primary objective is to deliver the mail quickly. He's being joined by a number of attorneys general across the country in the lawsuit, Congress is called for action on the issue to Joy is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill next week. Kate Ryan. W T O P News. It's three of six. The contract is over. Montgomery County brought the hatchet down on the company providing Corona virus tests. The move to get rid of advert. Gen. X comes after the Maryland Health Department issued a cease and desist order that barred the Rockville lab from processing tests last week. It's a big change, and for now the county will only test people who have cove in 19 symptoms. Details on the fallout aren't crystal clear. But before the contract was terminated, the company's CEO insisted the tests are safe and accurate. He also claimed there was a dispute over regulatory issues between the FDA and the lab regulators. Keep it here on W T O P When we come back, we're going to check out that forecast for you. And then the pandemic continues a new study shows. You may not be getting enough sleep. I'm Melissa Howl. Three of seven Do you remember? T S. Eliot? Yeah, famous poet, he said, And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. No matter where we go,.
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"I'm Dick Uliano. Nice to be with you. Anna Gavel is at the editor's desk coming up in the minutes ahead here on w T. O P. Two United States astronauts are safely back on Earth. Having splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico. Aboard Space Sixes. Crew Dragon spacecraft details in a moment more buses on the road in Montgomery County starting today, I'm Andrea can bring how the Nationals 50 50 raffle is a 100% winner. I'm John Doe 5 31 CBS NEWS update. It was a bit of back to the future. Today is a spacecraft with American astronauts on board. Made a splash landing. Our crew members Bob and Doug are now safely back home on Earth. The Space X spacecraft landed safely in the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast of Pensacola, Florida. The two astronauts quickly showed everything was okay. Bob Banking has now given a thumbs up as he has a murder from the space X Endeavor caps now the post flight examination here. CBS's Bill Harwood, They're going to get some medical checks. First of all, the doctors always want to make sure that when you come back into gravity for the first time that you're healthy You're responding normally, then they're going to go toe Pensacola. They're going to get on a NASA jet and fly back to the Johnson Space Center in Houston for debriefing and for obviously for reunions with their family. The astronauts had been in space for nearly 64 days. This was the first water landing for US spacecraft since 1975. CBS NEWS Update. I'm Steve Futterman, 5 32 as the number of Corona virus deaths in the United States crosses 154,000. There's a new warning from a top health official. White House Corona virus Response coordinator Dr Deborah Barks tell CNN's state of the union. The United States is in a new phase of the pandemic, and no part of the country is safe. No matter the number of positive cases or reported deaths. We are beginning to see an impact from the mitigation procedures that many of the state local officials have put into place. But I want to be very clear. What we're seeing today is different for March and April. It is extraordinarily rides spread its into the rural as equal urban areas. Burke's comments comes to the United States has reported more corona virus cases and deaths than any other country. So much remains unknown about covert 19 and its impact on the body. Researchers have documented damage not only to lungs but also neurological damage and now even possible heart damage, Dr. Clyde Yancy, chief of cardiology at Northwestern University Department of Medicine, tells w. T. O p. Scientists need to learn more about covert nineteens long term repercussions from these very small data sets 1/3 to 1/2 of people who have petticoat like change. I'd have some residual exposure to the borrowers. And that may set of the potential for disease again not to raise alarm, but to say we've got another signal. And it's responsible to those of us in the fine inside. To be really careful and follow this thing out and see what happens. That's Dr Claude Yancey, chief of cardiology at Northwestern University. Just ahead.
Washington DC, Fairfax County Schools' Superintendent Recommends Starting Year 100% Online
"Following the recommendation of the school superintendent locally, the Fairfax County School Board Voting's his suite to start the school year with 100% distance Learning. Superintendent Bray Brand has asked the school board to forgo any in person classroom instruction in public schools. Come September, We must place the health and safety of our teachers, our students and our Families First, he says public health condition should be reviewed before the end of the first quarter. But when school reopened September 8th, all classes should be virtual. Now we are experiencing a new surge of covert 19 across the country. And it will impact us here in Fairfax County Great Brand says the priority remains safe in person learning, but he told the school board the nation Surgeon general's warning. Covert 19. Transmission rates must be lowered before schools can reopen. Dick Uliano w T o p New
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"Dick Uliano w T. O P News for 12. The news on Corona virus gets even more grim, while the D C region has been relatively successful I'm flattening the Koven 19 curve. Many states, particularly in the south, or seeing exponential rises in cases. But the debate over whether to send students back to school and colleges continues to rage. With President Trump, insisting that schools reopen this fall. Shawn Anderson talked with Robert Costa of The Washington Post who's a moderate of Washington Week on PBS about the push by the White House. Get kids back in classrooms. It is the central tension in Washington. You have President Trump pressuring schools to reopen, but Dr Anthony Fauci and others saying that the virus continues to spike nationwide. Not necessarily a choice for President Trump to make. I was speaking to New Jersey's Democratic governor, Bill Murphy, and he said he wants to have in person learning this fall. But like so many governors, it's going to be a touch and go situation until August in September. But when the president says he's going to try to cut off funds to schools that don't reopen that puts a different kind of pressure on local officials, doesn't it May, but it could be an empty threat. Most people know that Schools are funded by local taxes. Federal government does have Department of education funds and the president could try toe play around with that funding channel in some way, But so much of the Department of Education and its allocation is controlled by Congress, not the executive branch. So it's a threat but a threat that he may not be able to see out. Let's switch gears to the Supreme Court's who allowed the Manhattan D A to go after the president's financial records in a criminal case. What's the fallout from this? You see the president Still protected to a point. But Cyrus fans, the district attorney in Manhattan, is now able to use the president's personal financial records to continue his probe up there in New York because Pelosi says it's not going to come into the hands of Congress until sometime after the election. If ever, but it's something that shows the president. Even being. The president has exposure to these kinds of investigations, and it's a significant decision, but the voters who are going to come to the polls in November May not have access to, it won't likely have access to it. And that's a problem for many Democrats and some Republicans who wanted to see it. All right. We'd love to ask you. What's the most interesting thing you've heard this week. The most interesting thing is that Biden VP pick Who's it going to be? George will wrote a column about Karen Bass, the California congresswoman, former State House speaker talking to a few Democratic sources of mine. I have my eye on her as well. Senator Harris, to be sure is in the running. Robbery near the top of the list, but keep an eye on Karen Bass of California. Robert Costa, moderator of Washington Week on PBS.