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04:32 min | 1 year ago

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"Or check out the free offer just call eight hundred newsmax eight hundred newsmax or go to blitz for one one dot com get blitz today WTLV at four oh Wednesday morning it is June seventeenth twenty twenty partly to mostly cloudy this overnight early morning might see a spotty shower out there fifty five by daybreak words sixty five right now good Wednesday morning nineteen thank you for taking us along for your morning dry topping the news this hour and historic announcement this week from Virginia's governor Democrat sure Ralph Northam now says that he wants to create a brand new state holiday to help all Virginians learn about the Commonwealth often racist path we are changing what we honor in Virginia governor Ralph Northam says he will propose legislation to make Juneteenth June nineteenth a holiday in Virginia it's the day commemorating the end of slavery in America the commemoration will start this Friday with a paid day off for executive branch state employees Virginia beach native for real Williams joined the governor for the announcement he says the U. S. excels at celebrating independence day on July fourth Juneteenth deserves the same level of recognition and celebration Michelle Basch WTOP news on the coronavirus run for governor in Virginia announcing that Virginia will not move into phase three of its re opening this week stay tuned the protest demanding changes in policing have given new energy to the movement in Congress to make DC a state as we here this morning from WTOP's capitol hill correspondent Michelle Miller Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says the full house will vote on DC statehood on June twenty sixth we're going to put this bill on the floor Eleanor Holmes Norton's bill that is cosponsored by over two hundred and twenty members of the house represents house speaker Nancy Pelosi this will be historic it will be an historic vote mayor Muriel Bowser says the recent protests related to police brutality awakened a lot of people across the country to the statehood situation in the district when Americans and dealt with the issue of DC statehood they support DC statehood while the house is expected to pass the bill it has a much harder road ahead in the Senate on Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTOP news Maryland state lawmakers in Montgomery County council pushing for police reformers house speaker Adrian Jones and Democrats in the house of delegates are urging governor Larry Hogan to issue an executive order on police use of force and in Rockville legislation was introduced by the Montgomery County council that would restrict the use of chokeholds councilmember Tom Hucker had some concerns I will say I'm a little nervous just about the exception that allows the user chokehold the police officer believes it's necessary because it's hard to disprove one officer believes in the middle of a crisis councilmember gave up or not said the efforts at reform feel different because many people have awakened finally to the injustices that they have not personally felt better now seems so acutely and so shockingly in videos Kate Ryan WTOP news one local she says a key part of reform is making sure officers don't turn a blind eye affects counties general orders on the topic of use of force is duty to intervene if one officer sees another clearly using too much force he has to try to stop in the most severe cases you have to tell the officer put your gun away police chief ed Roessler says it's expected that one officer will tell the other that's enough you can't just put a policy in place you have to constantly train and it's not just in use of force he says an officer who sees another in violation of laws orders of policies is expected to tell a supervisor the law could stain WTOP news Richmond's mayor says that he has asked for and apparently accepted the resignation of that city's police chief mayor or stony announcing the chief William Smith's departure at a news conference and said that captain Jody Blackwell will serve as the interim chief now stony praise method the time is a good man who has served the city with grace but said it was necessary to move in a new direction the announcement coming after multiple clashes apparently between police officers and protesters over just the last few weeks I'll be right up there self our early three AM hour for you Wednesday morning June seventeenth on WTO averaging a bar owner removes a drunk wives matter T. shirt for sale on that inquiry into spread of viruses with Michael and sons germicidal.

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

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06:12 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Checking storm team four radar we're seeing quite a bit of heavy rain in the Richmond area on the road to Fredericksburg will keep an eye on the radar for you as rain is expected across the area after midnight I'm Dimitri sodas for the top local stories we're following this hour I historic announcement today from Virginia's governor Democrat Ralph Northam says he wants to create a new state holiday to help all Virginians learn about the Commonwealth often racist past let's get that story from WTOP's Michelle back we are changing what we honor in Virginia governor Ralph Northam says he will propose legislation to make Juneteenth June nineteenth a holiday in Virginia it's the day commemorating the end of slavery in America the commemoration will start this Friday with a paid day off for executive branch state employees Virginia beach native for real Williams joined the governor for the announcement he says the U. S. excels at celebrating independence day on July fourth Juneteenth deserves the same level of recognition and celebration Michelle Basch WTOP news and on the coronavirus front the governor announced Virginia will not move into phase three of its re opening this week the drive to make DC the nation's fifty first state is getting new attention it follows the recent George Floyd and black lives matter protests outside the White House let's hear from WTOP's Mitchell Miller on Capitol Hill house Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says he and house speaker Nancy Pelosi agree it's time for a vote to show respect for the citizens of the district of Columbia of whatever color to show respect to a city who has a very large African American population and they matter the house vote on DC statehood will take place on June twenty sixth Mariel Bowser says there's no doubt that recent protests in DC and the federal response have raised awareness what they also saw what it suggests a chip mare from Washington DC having to fight an army well the house is expected to pass the bill the Republican controlled Senate may not take it up on Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTOP news redirecting money from the police department and toward community services is gaining steam in prince George's county she says it's on show us any community to decide that is preferable to treat those who suffer from either addiction or who suffer from mental illness in a jail that's why prince George's county executive Angela also Brooks says she's asking the county council to divert twenty million dollars in the capital budget away from building a portion of the new public safety training facility and instead use it to build a health facility to address mental health and addiction to all pay for that a bond proposal would be subject to voter approval in November Kristy king WTOP news summary county has a new policy on use of force by police officers the county and the fraternal order of police union have agreed that officers have a duty to stop or trying to stop any other officer from using an inappropriate use of force FOB local thirty five president Terrence cook says the policy insurers police understand the responsibility this language just reinforces what should be done in which which should have been done in the past county executive Marc Elrich says more changes we'll be coming to the Montgomery County police department including officer training I'm certain that we're going to be taking a close look at how we train people and and what we do in that process Dickie Leon WTOP news the discussion about police reform is going on in our area around the country in the week in the wake I should say of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis one local chiefs as a key part of reform is making sure officers don't turn a blind dog in Fairfax county's general orders on the topic of use of force is duty to intervene if one officer sees another clearly using too much force he has to try to stop in the most severe cases you have to tell the officer put your gun away police chief ed Roessler says it's expected that one officer will tell the other that's enough you can't just put a policy in place you have to constantly train and it's not just in use of force he says an officer who sees another in violation of laws orders of policies is expected to tell a supervisor me a log in steam WTOP news Richmond's mayor has asked for and accepted the resignation of police chief William Smith levar Stoney announcements departure at a news conference earlier he said Virginia's capital needs a new approach to public safety Saturday night a police SUV drove through a group of protesters near the Robert E. Lee statue that was followed by two days of standoffs outside police headquarters officers used pepper spray and rubber bullets to break up the crowd coming up when it comes to this pandemic thank goodness the internet came along when it did we'll explain right after traffic and weather ten oh eight prevent the spread of viruses with Michael and sons germicidal UV C. go to Michael and son dot com traffic and weather on the eight seven when it breaks here's Bobby Miller in the WTOP traffic center around the beltway in Maryland and in Virginia traffic continues to run well there is road work again tonight on south bound to seventy after Montrose road error after falls road had a past mantras for the lane divided it by two lanes to the right northbound travel lanes are open and traffic on ninety five the Baltimore Washington parkway running well there had been a fuel spill southbound on ninety five one ninety eight but the clear that all lanes have been reopened near one ninety eight meantime on fifty out of the bay bridge nothing anyway they're eastbound seventy down to a single lane getting by the right after the Patapsco river bridge and headed toward the Baltimore beltway six ninety five in Virginia roadwork westbound after Notley street you get by after one twenty three I should say getting my one lane to the right and eastbound after one twenty three also getting buy one single lane to the right so about three ninety five king street the left lane is blocked with road work and ninety five very slow in two spots tonight traveling northbound in prince William county south of Dale city works on single right lane gets by and then after the Fairfax county parkway getting by single file to the right WTOP reporters are driven by fitz Gerald auto mall thousands of used cars and trucks on fits small dot com so you travel safely in your own vehicle that's the fits way visit fit small dot com bubble WTOP trash storm team four.

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"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

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03:20 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Form about transforming law enforcement and ending racism within its ranks democratic senator Ben Cardin was joined by civil rights leaders to talk about the way forward many communities feel like they're at odds with law enforcement Ellery Shelton director of the N. double ACP Washington bureau was asked about the nationwide use of chokeholds by cops there's no good reason for that to be allowed to be utilized because so many other options Marc Morial head of the national urban league once capital lawmakers to come together and pass meaningful legislation for politics a sign the past thinking aside cartons form follows the release of the so called justice and policing legislation can delfi WTOP news a Fairfax county community is demanding answers after body camera footage of an African American man being tased by a white police officers released Lisa Lowe the victim's aunt tells NBC four she can understand why officer Tyler Timberlake used force in a situation that was already being handled by other officers and paramedics it was a quiet situation when he wasn't hurting anyone and the animals may I almost had him in their offices to just drop out of a car and nearly plowed his disfavor come on he escalated the situation and he could have killed my nephew the Fairfax county police department is launching the ministry of investigation in addition to the criminal investigation regarding the incident all officers on the scene of been relieved of duty pending the outcome Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler says the officers actions violate the department's use of force policies New York state legislative leaders began approving an expansive package of bills targeting police misconduct the measures range from a ban on the use of chokeholds to the repeal of an obscure decades old statute that has effectively hidden the disciplinary records of police officers from public view legislation marks one of the most substantial policy changes to result from the nearly two weeks of national unrest that followed George Floyd's death in Minneapolis we've been warned about Russian interference in this year's election now one of those sounding the alarm is back with a new heads up this morning it's about how we as Americans are helping Russian intelligence what the Russians are done is also provide plenty of the laws that we generated in our own system as part of our political campaigns Fiona hill former National Security Council Russia expert in an exclusive interview with WTOP says this is widespread every side of the question is guilty in this regard still says politics have become a blood sport more like some version of Mortal Kombat she says Russia's magnifying these divisions to tear the nation apart here her solution on the target USA podcast JJ green WTOP news North Korea says it will cut off all communication with South Korea today the north has been escalating pressure against the south for failing to stop activists from floating anti Pyongyang leaflets across the border relations between the two Koreas have been strained during the prolonged deadlock in broader nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington apple TV plus is out with a new mini series called defending Jacob the first two episodes of free but you'll have to subscribe after that a Jason Fraley says if you haven't seen it you're missing out a lawyer defends his son who's accused.

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03:10 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Form about transforming law enforcement and ending racism within its ranks democratic senator Ben Cardin was joined by civil rights leaders to talk about the way forward many communities feel like they're at odds with law enforcement Ellery Shelton director of the N. double ACP Washington bureau was asked about the nationwide use of chokeholds by cops there's no good reason for that to be allowed to be utilizing because so many other options Marc Morial head of the national urban league once capital lawmakers to come together and pass meaningful legislation for politics a sign the past thinking aside cartons form follows the release of the so called justice and policing legislation can delfi WTOP news a Fairfax community is demanding answers after body cam footage of an African American man being tased by a white police officer was released Lisa Lowe the aunt of the victim tells NBC four she can't understand why officer Tyler Timberlake used force in the situation that was already being handled by other officers and paramedics it was a quiet situation when he wasn't hurting anyone and they analyze my almost had him in their offices to just drop out of the car immediately put his his taser come on he escalated the situation and he could have killed my nephew Fairfax county police department has launched an administrative investigation in addition to the criminal investigation regarding the incident all officers on the scene of an relieved of duty pending the outcome Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler says the officers actions violate the department's use of force policies New York state legislative leaders began approving an expansive package of bills targeting police misconduct measures range from a ban on the use of chokeholds to the repeal of an obscure decades old statute that's effectively hidden the disciplinary records of officers from public view legislation marks one of the most substantial policy changes to result from the nearly two weeks of national unrest following George Lloyd's death in Minneapolis we've been warned about Russian interference in this year's election and that one of those sounding the alarm is back with a new heads up this warning is about how we as Americans are helping Russian intelligence what the Russians are done is also provide plenty of the laws that we generated in our own system as part of our political campaigns Fiona hill former National Security Council Russia expert in an exclusive interview with WTOP says this is widespread every side of the question is guilty in this regard still says politics have become a blood sport more like some version of Mortal Kombat she says Russia's magnifying these divisions to tear the nation apart here her solution on the target USA podcast JJ green WTOP news North Korea says it will cut off all communication with South Korea today the north has been escalating pressure against the south for failing to stop activists from floating anti Pyongyang leaflets across their border relations between the two Koreas have been strained during the prolonged deadlock in broader nuclear diplomacy between Pyongyang and Washington Bonnie pointer a Grammy winning founding member of the pointer sisters died yesterday following a cardiac condition.

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02:04 min | 1 year ago

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"Nine FM W. cumulus stations news now email news at noon good afternoon nine heather Curtis massive protests in the district yesterday against police brutality and racism following the police killing of George Floyd we're peaceful Mariel Bowser joins them today she spoke on fox news Sunday and what we heard with people exercising their first amendment rights and demanding justice in keys in a more fair system and we as I understand it had no arrest last night as protests happen across our region and country against police brutality and misconduct a white fax county police officers charged with assault and battery after using a stun gun on a black man Friday when an officer responded to a call for oxygen he found the man wandering on the street he talked to him calmly trying to figure out what the man needed but that body cam video shows another officer tased him police chief ed Roessler says the video shows police officer deployed in force in violation of our use of force policies and they are criminal acts which violate our oath of office and they ignore the sanctity of human life the victim was taken to the hospital and released timber lake of the other officers who responded to the call are on administrative leave a statue of a Confederate general became a casualty of another largely peaceful protest in Richmond yesterday the statue of the Confederate general that stood in Richmond Virginia's Monroe park since eighteen ninety one toppled by a small group of demonstrators following a day of largely peaceful protests a police spokeswoman says the statue of general Williams Carter Wickham was pulled from its pedestal in the former capital of the confederacy last week governor Ralph Northam announced as state owned statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee would be removed from its perch on monument Avenue and barbecues ask people on the Gulf coast are preparing.

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02:00 min | 1 year ago

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"Washington more than ever Japan on one oh five point nine FM W. cumulus station news now email news at eleven thirty good morning nine heather Curtis president Donald Trump blasting former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff Colin Powell after the general told CNN's state of the union this morning he's voting for democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for president president trump tweeting quote Colin Powell a real death who was responsible for getting us into the disastrous Middle East wars just announced he will be voting for another step sleepy Joe Biden didn't Powell say that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction they didn't but off we went to war a Fairfax county police officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law after violating the department's use of force policy and being charged with assault for tasting a man body camera video shows another officer trying to calm the man down as he wanders around in the roadway the officer Tyler Timberlake tased him chief ed Roessler condemned to the officers actions Timberlake and the other officers that were there on administrative leave W. I. mail traffic from his good morning until further notice the secret service is keeping fifteenth and seventeenth street closed between constitution and H. street H. street and constitution closed east and westbound between seventeenth and fifteenth street once again until further notice traveling over the M. street now in Georgetown on the westbound side right at Whitehurst freeway crash there's keeping that right lane blocked we will need to get over to the left hand side of the roadway now in Virginia I. sixty six west bound before Virginia twenty eight the right lane blocked at the crash there as well I'm Bobbie Laurie now from gradually terrakom WMAL for March seven four K. high pressures filtering in from the north expect clear skies today lower humidity very comfortable conditions with highs in the lower eighties tonight clear and comfortable still lows back in the fifties in the suburbs lower.

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01:49 min | 1 year ago

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"Thank you now there has been at odds with president trump for the administration calling in outside National Guard forces and for the president wanting to send active duty military personnel to put down any violent demonstrations but Mr trump tweeting bouncer is grossly incompetent and in no way qualified to be running an important city like Washington but Costantini near the White House he was supposed to be upholding the law but instead of Fairfax county police officer faces charges for allegedly breaking it officer Tyler Timberlake is charged with assault after tasting the black man while responding to a call of someone needing oxygen Friday bodycam footage shows one officer trying to figure out what was wrong as the man was found wandering in the street that Timberlake taste him police chief ed Roessler I'm personally reached out to the victim and spoke with his mother to express my disgust with my officers unacceptable criminal actions and assure her justice will be served chamber like any other officers there on administrative leave the man was taken to the hospital and released senior Chinese health officials have defended their country's response to the pandemic saying a report that they delayed sharing information about it quote seriously goes against facts and the stress of coronaviruses taking a mental health toll especially on nursing home staff staff members there are very significant risks during this time for the development of behavioral health issues Dr Leah Jones with the Maryland department of health says nursing home staffer watching many of their patients diet high rates and then concerned about bringing the L. is home to your own family members so the state is offering.

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02:52 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Has been too slow the trump administration will send enough corona virus testing kits to each state to scream at least two percent of the residents that announcement came after the president met with executives of Walmart CVS and other companies to forge a plan for the test some health experts say they're not enough Howard University president Wayne Frederick announced the alternative plan to celebrate the graduating class of twenty twenty in lieu of an in person commencement convocation the university is hosting a virtual ceremony it'll happen Saturday may ninth and that's the original date when ceremonies would have taken place as restaurants begin at welcoming patrons most states will continue limiting the number of people who are allowed inside that's okay with national restaurant association's at Larry Lynch it is just making sure that the public understands the restrooms were just curious did they want people to come back and dine when they're giving you okay and when they feel that they're ready and they're they're absolutely serious about making sure that the public is C. without a corona virus vaccine Japan says it'll be difficult for Tokyo to host the Olympic Games in twenty twenty one the Japanese medical association said it would also need quick development of a treatment for the virus there are more than three million cases of corona virus around the world nearly thirty seven thousand are in this area one family's pet dog has become the first dog to test positive for covert nineteen it's a little punk named Wilson he had been taking part in the study at Duke University Wilson belongs to a family in Chapel Hill the mother father and son all tested positive for the corona virus as well another family dog and a cat both tested negative the body worn camera program in Fairfax county is about to start in practice after more than a year of pilot programs and training are wrapping up but there's also a strong possibility that funding is going to hit a snag county police chief ed Roessler says more than three hundred fifty cameras will be deployed to officers at three different stations and specialized units on may first during the last few weeks rustler says the officers trained virtually with other county employees in the program this includes staff from the office of the Commonwealth attorney the public defender's office and court personnel while phase one is funded he says it's possible the program could encounter challenges phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the cove in nineteen pandemic lack in clarity WTOP news ahead in money news the proof that a lot of Americans have spent locked down by streaming new movies eight fifty four federal agency cloud transformation is changing the way users access applications and the way security protection is delivered DHS's latest T. I. C. three point oh guidelines are designed to secure networks.

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01:40 min | 1 year ago

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"In a series of steps that Hogan has taken to address covert nineteen cases in nursing homes as the pandemic drags on now Americans are suffering from a new affliction it's called quarantine fatigue university of Maryland researchers say six weeks into a stay at home restrictions a growing number of people in the US are venturing outside their homes more often use tracking data to determine how many times cellphones moved less than a mile a day increased or stayed the same on Easter Sunday the number who stayed home reached a record high on April fourteenth a day before thousands protest at Michigan's capital the numbers started to drop in every state except Rhode Island Deborah Rodriguez CBS news starting next week you'll see some Fairfax county police officers wearing body cameras it's the start of a transparency program for which future funding could be in jeopardy Fairfax county's body worn camera program is a long time coming for chief ed Roessler who says his police department will see more than three hundred fifty cameras shared between three stations and specialized units it's important to note that you're one of the three year phased in project was funded in the fiscal year twenty carry over budget process is approved by the board of supervisors however we must understand that phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the code nineteen pandemic process says he's optimistic for the future and is pleased virtual training will conclude by the may first target date Meghan clarity WTOP news up next in money news curbside pick up baby here to stay for retailers seven fifty four your favorite things feel made.

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02:12 min | 1 year ago

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"At home with limited exceptions like essential trips for food and other supplies the body worn camera program in Fairfax county is about to begin the in practice after more than a year of pilot programs and training are wrapping up but there's a strong one possibility that funding is going to hit a snag affects county police chief ed Roessler says more than three hundred fifty cameras will be deployed to officers at three different stations and specialized units on may first during the last few weeks rustler says the officers trained virtually with other county employees in the program this includes staff from the office of the Commonwealth attorney the public defender's office and court personnel while phase one is funded he says it's possible the program could encounter challenges phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the code nineteen pandemic lack in clarity WTOP news still to come California's governor has a few choice words for some of his residence it's six forty five sports at fifteen and forty five brought to you by your local Honda dealer don't settle for less than a Honda turn it over here to Dave Johnson while we wait all baseball we talk baseball and we read about baseball you gotta have heart wise to baseball for Walter Johnson of the twenty I. T. World Series champion nationals is the C. baseball historian Frederick farmers new book and while we celebrate the current nationals it's important to remember the big trade Walter Johnson I wanna be the greatest pitcher ever also genuinely nice guy it always needs and one of them was the big sweet he was a German extraction but he never cracked the record because you said so people I don't want to offend anybody and Ty Cobb actually took advantage of this opportunity if you cross the plate against Johnson the senior Johnson's to Mexico they sky you finish first borough WTOP dot com we know jumbled up play for the wizards until next season but told NBA TV last night so eager to get back in the back court because Bradley Beal is even better isn't on his level in the way he's playing now I think it makes it even more dangerous the way he treated people create for itself even more when he gets aggressive against that mindset when I'm unstoppable he puts it back in games and we are going to be some of the best teams in the league without.

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06:04 min | 1 year ago

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"Picture of just how many people have been exposed to the corona virus even if they've never had symptoms but there are more than a hundred fifty unproven antibody tests on the market CBS news correspondent malanga reports these tests might not give people the information they want and need finding out who has been exposed to the coronavirus is key to re opening the country but there are still some uncertainties the W. H. O. says there's no guarantee of immunity after infection but here in the U. S. medical experts overwhelmingly agreed that the antibodies that remain give some level of protection of the more than one hundred sixty antibody tests flooding the market the FDA has only given emergency authorization eight as states gear up to reopen a new poll finds many people would not seek medical help if they thought they were infected the Gallup west health health care costs survey finds that nine percent of those aged eighteen and over would avoid seeking treatment because of concerns about the cost of care fourteen percent would avoid seeking treatment even if I had a fever and dry cough to widely publicized symptoms of covert nineteen although Congress and president trump have made corona virus testing free to patients and some insurers are even waiving copays and deductibles for treatment within their networks the survey suggests such messages may not be getting to the public twenty five prince George's county police officers have been placed on paid leave after the print department revise their policy regarding beards some officers voiced concerns over the policy saying it's discriminatory towards African American men who suffer from skin related diseases by shaving close to the skin Dr Ernest Carter health officer with the prince George's county health department tells NBC four officers have to follow centers for disease control and prevention guidelines in order for the masks to fit properly I asked the Chief Justice in his policy allowing officers to wear dear it's based on the CDC guidelines the department began enforcing the policy after the CDC released guidelines on facial hair styles that will and will not work while wearing respirators such as the N. ninety five masks that officers are now required to wear two DC women have come up with a way to help small businesses and provide cloth face masks to people who need them in the city and they're asking for your help friends Abby bus cater and actually buy AA are working with local clothing alteration shops that have the equipment and know how to create fabric facemasks first bus Kiger says they partnered with the DC shop run by three generations of Salvadoran American women they've already made a hundred and twenty five bass for us yeah we give them the fabric one hundred of them are being donated to Saint Elizabeth's hospital next they'll partner with the second shop and work to get finished masks to people in wards seven and eight bus kicker says the project is born out of our desire to support the local economy paired with the desired you reach at risk populations go to W. T. O. P. dot com to read more and donate to the project Michelle Basch WTOP news Mike Bloomberg's now former presidential campaign informed former staffers that he would cover the cost of their health care coverage through November the note aids came after several field staffers claimed in lawsuits that they were promised salaries and health insurance through the general election regardless of whether Bloomberg remained a candidate politico is reporting Bloomberg's HR department reached out yesterday to staff offering to pay for cobra plans through November starting next week you'll see some Fairfax county police officers wearing body cameras if the start of a transparency program that's future funding could be in jeopardy Fairfax county body worn camera program is a long time coming for chief ed Roessler who says his police department will see more than three hundred fifty cameras shared between three stations and specialized units it's important to note that you're one of the three year phased in project was funded in the fiscal year twenty carry over budget process is approved by the board of supervisors however we must understand that phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the cove in nineteen pandemic Russell says he's optimistic for the future and is pleased virtual training will conclude by the may first target date Meghan clarity WTOP news sports at fifteen and forty five brought to you by your local Honda dealer don't settle for less than a Honda five forty five here's Dave Johnson you know it was Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier in nineteen forty seven with the Brooklyn Dodgers but there was a chance history could have been made in DC you gotta have heart voice of baseball from Walter Johnson the twenty ninety World Series champion nationals is Frederick Frommer's new book and it includes tales of DC's Negro league team the homestead Grays who featured Josh Gibson the Buck letter and they almost played for the senators they actually had a meeting with the senators owner was couple years before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier and he said to these guys sure some people search sign you guys and because well you know you just plain Washington would be subjected to racial vile comments nice today you know that would be true of course as it was for Jackie Robinson but it was a missed opportunity for deciding not to do it obviously and I think it was more wasn't a factor so much racism is art but he was concerned the small C. kind of guiding rock the boat Washington was a small southern city at the time wasn't like it is today at all for WTOP dot com when the bulls beat the pistons at the ninety one playlist pistons did not shake the bulls hands in the documentary last chance it's clear it still bothers Michael Jordan the pistons Isiah Thomas told ESPN a lapse in the motion in terms of not shaken someone saying if that's the reason why to make the Dream Team and I am more disappointed today than I was back then when I wasn't selected Dave Johnson W. 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02:05 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"A moment WTLV at three twelve the body worn camera program in Fairfax county is about to begin in practice after more than a year of pilot programs for the situation and training they're wrapping up now but there's a strong possibility funding for this could hit a snag Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler says more than three hundred fifty cameras will be deployed to officers at three different stations and specialized units on may first during the last few weeks rustler says the officers trained virtually with other county employees in the program this includes staff from the office of the Commonwealth attorney the public defender's office and court personnel while phase one is funded he says it's possible the program could encounter challenges phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the cove in nineteen pandemic lacking clarity WTOP news the CDC finds that parents who fall behind on their kids vaccinations these days often fail to catch up at any point and some parents now we're skipping appointments all together because of concerns about contracting the coronavirus this pandemic is scary and it's even scarier when you have a young infant mom Jennifer John Pierre of upper Marlboro know some parents concerned about corona virus are skipping kids appointments we chose to stay on schedule because it's really important three month old deacons vaccinations are up to date you have never know what may have been like if people are not vaccinating the measles are going to be on the rise or walking cough Dr Tony Thompson two terms of TLC pediatrics we need to bring your baby and for their wealth check out assessments and the immunizations Kristy king WTOP news WTLV at three fourteen long shot down has a lot of people struggling to find enough cash to buy the basics like groceries but turning to your credit card may not be the antacid dances may appear to be a viable option right now however those are really expensive so I would try to avoid them.

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01:40 min | 1 year ago

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"And starting next week you'll see some Fairfax county officers wearing those body cameras it is the start of a transparency program they're calling its that's future funding could be in jeopardy Fairfax county's body worn camera program is a long time coming for chief ed Roessler who says his police department will see more than three hundred fifty cameras shared between three stations and specialized units it's important to note that you're one of the three year phased in project was funded in the fiscal year twenty carry over budget process is approved by the board of supervisors however we must understand that phases two and three are proposed to be impacted due to the economic decline resulting from the Kerr David nineteen pandemic process says he's optimistic for the future and is pleased virtual training will conclude by the may first target date Meghan clarity WTOP news twelve thirteen Tuesday morning while it's natural for parents to fear having a child exposed to code nineteen going to their pediatrician's office doctors want you to know the risk is considered very low parents are skipping kids appointments overly anxious and their little fearful TLC pediatrics and Billy Dr Tony Thompson should Ms understands coronavirus concern but they are all the elements out here that we are certainly concerned about as pediatricians and health care providers that's why three month old vegans vaccinations are up to date do not want to have any new outbreak of measles or whooping cough mom Jennifer John Pierre of upper Marlboro want to make sure that we are protecting not only our daughter but others as well preceding WTOP news on the deal be a twelve.

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"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

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01:36 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Contact their team twenty four seven at rocket mortgage dot com from there will be yours the team at rocket mortgage is with you I read a Kessler WTOP traffic highs today in the fifties with some scattered showers otherwise plenty of clouds will be completely dry on Thursday Friday and Saturday as well but windy conditions tomorrow gusts up to thirty miles an hour and still pretty breezy out there throughout the day on Friday we do have mostly sunny skies in the forecast tomorrow mostly to partly sunny skies on Friday for Saturday a mix of clouds and sunshine with highs in the low to mid sixties on Sunday we warm into the mid sixties to near seventy most of the day is dry but some scattered late day showers are possible and storm team four meteorologist Amelia draper the slow walk up to fifty degrees this afternoon weren't forty six now with overcast skies heading to the mid fifties it is one eleven stay at home orders have been issued throughout our region and local leaders are now directing residents to stay in their homes except for essential items performing essential worker going outside for recreation and exercise state police in Maryland say they won't pull you over to ask whether your travel is essential in Virginia Fairfax police chief ed Roessler says he's looking for Virginians to comply he's not looking to put folks in jail the last thing that we want to happen is to make an arrest because one we who care the primary efforts throughout the globe is to have social distance and and to limit the contacts between you mean to reduce the risk of the virus is spreading so we've.

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06:14 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Day showers and storm team four meteorologist Amelia draper and right now cloudy skies forty five degrees here in the nation's capital twelve ten we are all directed to stay in our homes with orders issued in DC Maryland or Virginia now you can go out to essential to get essential items perform essential work or get some exercise and walk your pet in Maryland state police say they're not going to pull people over just to ask if their travel is essential but they will ask you if you're involved in a traffic stop or during a crash response in Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler says that's the same idea there are last resort is to make an arrest generally when a crime of violence is a current but otherwise we're asking for everyone's cooperation to social business and to wait this out is like a long snowstorm and together we need to get through this in DC mayor Muriel Bowser says police on patrol will break up large gatherings and while you don't need documentation if you're on the road it could help to resolve the question you can learn more about how police are working to enforce the state home orders just go to WTOP dot com the corona virus has helped speed up major work on the baby ridge which is now done ahead of schedule for the first time in months there are three green arrows on the westbound bay bridge span with the concrete work on the right lane essentially finished there are still some finishing touches to be done overnight before the work started this fall Maryland had planned to do it over more than two years they shorten that to one after major complaints from commuters and beach travelers now cooperative weather this winter in extra time with lane closures with essentially no traffic because of cover nineteen help wrap this up a few months early other work continues this spring to take out the toll booths as the bay bridge will stop taking cash in a few months Virginia also continued road construction understate home directives but metro's worried expanding track work could put more workers or contractors at risk maximize WTOP news what a time when people are driving anywhere the price of gas is going down triple a says the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is coming in at a dollar ninety nine the first time in four years it's dip below two dollars if the result of the corona viruses impact on the economy as well as an ongoing price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia triple a expects gas prices to go lower this month dropping to a dollar seventy five or less that is CBS's Laura Podesta reporting if the shelves in your kitchen or starting to look a little bear one restaurant chain wants to deliver items to use so it can keep paying some of its employees we have basic pantry staples like all purpose flour eggs butter Michael Babin is the president of neighborhood restaurant group which has launched a new entity neighborhood provisions everybody's cooking at home right now and needs it's a lot of things it's hard to to get that also includes rolls of toilet paper which are available where the company makes deliveries DC Alexandria Arlington and parts of Fairfax county for now Babin says the goal is to support workers in a tough time we're keeping the delivery in house so it's our own team making the deliveries which is enabling us to start actually bringing people back to work find a link at W. T. O. P. dot com search pantry John Aaron WTOP news well if you are interested in helping feed those in need you do have a chance to do that through a food donation drive that's happening in Virginia slayer and electric shuttle service along with Aurora highlands civic association collected and delivered more than eight hundred pounds of food for the Arlington food assistance center last weekend and all that effort is continuing with food donation boxes that are set up in ten apartment buildings in crystal city food items that are in greatest need to include rice pasta low sugar cereal canned tomatoes and soup canned tuna fish and canned beans bakeries are honoring Dr Anthony Fauci the director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases with his own don't not putting their own twist on it and it it very is smiling up at you an edible sugar print image of Dr fell to space on a donut warranty any sprinkles in covert cream soda water Scotch creek you heard that right Steve Simon Baker and owner at JB bakery in Burlington New Jersey calls it a butter Scotch covert cream filled donut dipped in quarantine you sprinkle a real sensitive topic you know they've got a hard to come up with something he says a two dollars each is don't you don't answer selling out a lot of people are happy about it and they like the fact that we have some kind of like specially we conclude item that kind of puts a smile on somebody's face in this role for troubling times I'm Julie Walker well let's get a check on wallstreet shall we with Jeff Clabaugh remark is rather low for the day with the Dow is still down six hundred and sixty and nine points what a news in ten minutes on WTOP sports at fifteen and forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thank rad to Jonathan Warner well that Wimbledon is the latest sporting event affected by corona virus canceled this year no postponement canceled till twenty twenty one the capitals last played three weeks ago we're supposed to host Toronto last night what is Nicklas Backstrom missed the most all you miss you miss also playing games I mean from the fans and you miss hang around the the boys locker room I mean I think that's such a big part of why you're in team sports competing play for each other I mean traveling away games home games like everything it's just very hard but at the same time I mean I think we're sitting on the in the same boat here and I'm just gonna get some quality time with your family too and and a lot of exit activities so you know what's going on it's gonna get better and and we're all going to get back to normal as well wasn't normal for Nikki became a three time father a few days ago his fiancee giving birth to a girl named a lease see fourteen days after the Lakers announce to players had tested positive for covert nineteen both are now symptom free the players did not identify themselves Jennifer Warner could be T. O. P. sports hi Jonathan up ahead confirmation that people with underlying medical conditions to fare much worse with covert nineteen it's twelve seventy.

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"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

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02:43 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"County police chief ed Roessler says he's looking for Virginians to comply but he's not looking to put people in jail the last thing that we want to happen is to make an arrest because when we looked at the primary efforts throughout the global is to have social distance and and to limit the contacts between you mean to reduce the risk of the virus is spreading so we've been using social media and getting the message out with our partners in the health department and other agencies to stay at home and to take social distancing measures in DC mayor Muriel Bowser said the police were driving around the district breaking up large gatherings including pick up basketball games learn more about how police are working to enforce those stay at home owners in the area at WTOP dot com an inmate at the Fairfax county jail has tested positive for corona virus and the county's top prosecutor is working to release some of the inmates that are that are there the Fairfax county sheriff says it's possible more inmates have corona virus since the man in his twenties who tested positive has been at the adult detention center since January twenty ninth their first county Commonwealth's attorney Steve the Scotto says he's been reviewing a list of inmates who were scheduled for release in the next sixty days in his words we've begun recommending the release of individuals who have added quickly paid their debt to society and do not pose a threat to community safety Neolog instating WTOP news learning now with Loudon county public schools have planned for the next few weeks as they transition to distance learning the last day students were actually in classrooms March eleventh will be considered the end of the third quarter spring break will be April third through twelfth on April thirteenth and fourteenth teacher development days students can review previous lessons distance learning of new content starts April fifteenth more details will be released next week Michelle Basch WTOP news times are pretty tough for just about everybody and some believe it's especially important now not to forget the least fortunate among us I do feel that it's worth a certain amount of risk talking about volunteering helping members of the homeless community by passing out weekday lunches at the New York Avenue Presbyterian church reach out to folks most in need instance specially in circumstances like this Dave Snyder falls church has members of the downtown DC church and volunteers come from across the DMV we had no trouble getting volunteers he says it's probably the most rewarding activity you can possibly engage in whatever.

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"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

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01:52 min | 1 year ago

"ed roessler" Discussed on WTOP

"Running out of things like hand sanitizer in masks there's a woman in DC that opened up a pop up store with no signs no shelves just supplies that are all in demand right now it's kind of bizarre looking from the outside WTOP's John Doman tells us to hit the venture inside to see what was going on shortly after opening her store front to the corner of Florida and West Virginia avenues in northeast Italy should patron was putting out bags with various combinations of masks latex gloves and hand sanitizer though the fact that it's a pop up she was inspired to open by her dad's own battle with cancer thing you think about like how I can make sure that I protect him because he kind of stays at home all day I'm always back and forth she selling items that are becoming harder to find in some places even if they have varying levels of effectiveness she wore a mask the whole time we talked with says she's not spooked by the virus absolutely not like I feel like I just want to be prepared in northeast DC John Dorman WTOP news a Fairfax county police officer who shot a suspect while serving a search warrant will not face criminal charges in the case the man who was shot in this falls church town house wasn't killed when the swat team rushed into twenty four year old suspected drug dealer David Vose town house on January twenty eighth Fairfax county police chief ed Roessler said fo was armed and pointed an assault rifle at officers Russell says in response a sixteen year veteran of the department fired a shot that hit fell in the leg he explained the swat team was serving the warrant because his officers had information of the had access to guns and drugs and later learned his girlfriend and two young children were home at the time after an investigation Fairfax county Commonwealth's attorney Steve discount says his office has determined that the officers use of force did not violate criminal law though is facing a host of drugs and weapons charges Meghan clarity WTOP news video showing New York City police.

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