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04:23 min | 3 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"So far this year they haven't issued any summons to panhandlers a possible model for other counties Melissa Howell WTOP news how how do you keep kids safe at school we've been doing a lot to bolster our safety posture within Prince William County WTOP's Nick Ionelli has details tonight on those efforts as the school year gets underway and very soon that effort will include new more advanced security screening devices that students will need to walk through they use artificial intelligence to detect whether someone has a weapon on them and they'll be phased in slowly starting in two weeks at Prince William County Middle and High Schools Superintendent Latanya McDade we can detect anything that should not be coming into the school any type of weapons that should not be coming into the school and this just gives an added layer protection of as well as peace of mind for our students for our staff and for our families In Prince William County, Nick Einelly, WTOP News. Well, Commander's fans are out in the parking lot tonight at before FedEx tonight's big game at eight o 'clock we've got a preview now they're taking on the Baltimore Ravens by the way we get a preview now from WTOP's Dick Yuliana. Boom Box Speakers belted out musical tribute to the team and tailgaters fired up the grills outside FedEx Field. This is our first preseason tailgate so this is a first for us I hope to see some wins because we got season tickets Fan after fan talked about their excitement for the season and also relief there are new team owners. First and foremost football's back at FedEx and Dan Snyder's not here. We've just been waiting years and years to actually have a functional football organization. All have high hopes for the season and the new era in Washington football. Outside FedEx Field. Dick Iuliano WTOP news. So whatever happened to the big plans to fix gridlock from the American Legion Bridge all the way to Gaithersburg and beyond. Your drive won't change overnight but Maryland's governor signaled has what direction he plans to take. Governor Westmore says he's moving to apply for 2 .4 billion dollars in grant money to get moving on the plans to add managed toll lanes to the American Legion Bridge and a portion of the beltway to the I -270 spur. Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld bridge. The grant that we put in for was to deal with the American Legion Bridge as you know emphasized plans to add toll lanes on I -270 to 370 in Gaithersburg and then from the ICC to Frederick will come in phases and and there's still a need for an environmental impact study on that last segment. Kate Ryan, TOP News. Gasoline prices in our region up about 28 cents compared to a month ago but prices have been pretty steady for the past week. GasBuddy says the average in the region is $3 .94 a gallon. That's 10 cents lower than it was this time last year. The national average price for gas also stayed the same week over week at $3 .82 a gallon. Coming up in money news after traffic and weather the company that kept this connected during the pandemic is expanding its business plan. It's now $708. Get a Precision AC tune -up for only $59. Michael traffic and weather on the 8th here is Bob Imler in the GOP traffic center. In Maryland did have a crash on the outer loop of the Beltway before Branch Avenue believed that is now out of the roadway, but we do have a crowd going toward FedEx Field tonight on the inner loop coming around through College Greenbelt and around toward Landover and just briefly on the outer loop, but of course all the roads around the stadium do have some unusual amounts of traffic, which we don't normally see except on a game day. The 50 out of the Bay Bridge is good to go. 95 in the Baltimore -Washington Parkway doing alright as is 270. And things are in pretty good shape on the Virginia side. I did have a minor crash southbound on 95 in Springfield just after the Beltway and 644. That should be on The shoulder now briefly stored the Occoquan each way and on 66 we are good to go. In the district on Northbound 395 just inside the 3rd Street tunnel believe there a work zone is setting up. Did you know postal and federal employees and annuitants get access to 1 .7 million providers with APWU health plan visit APWUHB .com click on open season and get more. Bob Inley, WTLP Alright traffic. now to 7news first alert meteorologist Steve Ors is a cold front drifts across the mid -Atlantic the cold front will come through with very little

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:00 min | 3 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"You need, every time you listen. It's 1003 on WTOP. Back to school Monday, August 21st. 78 degrees now. We're heading into the 90s. Mm Good morning. I'm Mark Lewis with the top local stories were following this hour. It is the first day of school in a number of jurisdictions, including Prince play William in Northern County Virginia. Our Nick Ionelli reports from Osborne Park High School in Manassas. It is an exciting time, and we're so happy to be here. Prince William County Superintendent Latanya McDade celebrated with students as they arrived for the first day of the new year with the marching band playing. The school system has about 100 schools and McDade says that number is growing. There's a new school opening, Innovation Elementary School. We're so excited about that. It'll be our first three -story elementary school. to about It'll 400 be home students in its first year, and we'll have a really special opening celebration on September 21st. In Prince William County, Nick Ionelli, T -O -P News. Wow, that band really gets you going. The first day of the new school year for hundreds of thousands in Fairfax as well. WTOP's Luke Lukert is there. Dan Levermore is an eighth grader here at Secondary Robinson School. What are you most excited about? I'm excited for eighth grade because I want to meet my new teachers. I want to make new friends. He and thousands of other students were welcomed by cheerleaders in the marching band, even Fairfax County Superintendent Michelle Reed. Reed told WTOP the safety of students is a priority, particularly against overdoses. This year, every school will have Narcan. We also have our drivers trained and on our buses. Speaking of student safety, drive safely and be aware that to we're going have a lot of students out on the roads and sidewalks and they're made excited students who dart across the

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:35 min | 6 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Michelle bash. And I'm John Aaron. Another school system in our area is reviewing its grading policies. Prince William county superintendent latanya mcdade says she's launched a task force on the issue. The county's current grading style allows for grades to be overridden if students later demonstrate they've mastered certain material. But board member Jennifer wall says the current practices may not be effective. I get the philosophy that we have in place, but I don't know if it's actually working for the teenage brain, and that we might be reinforcing the wrong set of behaviors. Schools in fairfax and Arlington counties are also looking into possible changes to how student work is graded. The U.S. has received more than 1.5 million requests recently from individuals hoping to sponsor the entry of migrants from four countries. The applications are being filed on behalf of would be migrants from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela. It's overwhelming caseworkers at the U.S. citizenship and immigration services which can approve no more than 30,000 arrivals under the program each month American citizens residents and others in the U.S. with a legal immigration status are eligible to sponsor migrants as long as they agree to financially support them. Migrants who arrive under the program are granted two year work permits under the humanitarian parole authority. A cleanup effort is getting underway across the nation's capital. In the winter it's clearing ice and snow from area roads in the fall, it's leaf removal and every spring, D.C.'s department of public works crews tackled the graffiti, illegal posters, and even random stickers that people slap on everything from street signs to green utility boxes around the district. This year the work kicks off in ward one and crews will continue their cleanup from now until mid July, according to district officials 2000 posters and more than 1000 examples of graffiti have been removed during past cleanups. Kate Ryan, WTO P news. A landmark deal has been struck to protect a major drought stricken river after months of tense negotiations several western states that rely on the Colorado River are proposing significant cuts to their own water supplies to keep the river from going dry. California, Arizona, and Nevada have agreed on a proposal to conserve nearly a trillion gallons of Colorado River water, cutting usage by about 14% through 2026. Much of that will come from the federal government spending $1.2 billion to pay farmers cities and Native American tribes to use less water. Ben Tracy CBS News, Los Angeles

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

05:22 min | 7 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"That's also from the community. The group also was distributing shoes and Silver Spring, giving out in total 900 shoes, and just one day. Cheyenne WTO P news. Maryland state trooper is under arrest authorities have arrested trooper first class Ryan bandy. He was picked up for second degrees, false imprisonment, also assault, and a fourth degree sex crime. Tonight, he's free on personal recognizance, no further details available. Prince William county public schools are changing start times at some elementary schools. It has to do with a bus driver shortage that is made picking up the students more difficult. We've been facing some significant adversity in transportation this year. Prince William county school's COO, Vernon Bach says the county has 69 bus driver vacancies. That, coupled with drivers apps in her on leave as men buses have to pick up for two or sometimes three different routes. You can imagine how that calls that just compounds in making students late to school. So starting next year, the county will use a four bell school start schedule instead of having 9 different elementary schools start an end times. Board member Jennifer wall. This is a courageous move, but I think it's the right move. Superintendent latanya mcdade, as current schedules are. Not helping to ensure efficiencies in the way that we are running our routes. Scott gelman, WTO news, there is still a bear out there, apparently, officials in Montgomery county say it's raiding those backyard bird feeders. The Rockville police department is asking residents to call them if they spot a large black bear in their area. Andrea escher, the public information officer for the department says, the bear has been spotted on king farm. So far, the bear has not been posing any threat to residents or being aggressive in any manner. But it has been seen more than once in densely populated neighborhoods, so police and animal control are keeping an eye out, and if they spot it, she says, we will immediately contact DNR and get them out there to figure out what the best approach is with him. That could mean an attempt to relocate the bear, but escher says Maryland's department of natural resources would take the lead on that. Kate Ryan, WTO news. In this case, it's a Biden heading to the bison. President Biden is expected to deliver the commencement speech at Howard University next weekend. Mark your calendars for next Saturday, may 13th. Howard is the Alma mater of vice president Kamala Harris. It's also captured the attention of the Biden administration since the pair took office in 2021, last month, Harris delivered a fiery speech on abortion rights during a rally on the Howard campus. And in January, Howard became the first, historically black college university to partner with the Defense Department to lead a university affiliated research center. Coming up after traffic and weather, short term stress is expected with the Netflix password. 1108, get a precision AC tune up for only $59. Michael and son. Traffic and weather on the 8th, Carlos Ramirez in the WTO P traffic center. Let's check weather first. After a wonderful afternoon with these pleasant conditions heading into the evening hours, temperatures outside now in the 60s. And we're going to continue with dry, polycrylic conditions overnight while we will stay dry, humidity, and clowns will begin to increase heading into the sunrise hours of tomorrow temperatures tomorrow morning, waking up lower 50s and upper 40s. Now we're going to warm up despite the cloudiness tomorrow with highs near 80°. It's going to feel muggy tomorrow and even a few spotty showers. Maybe in a better thunderstorm two possible in the afternoon. This will last into the evening hours with temperatures falling into the 50s again by Monday morning with spotty showers yet again possible. Monday afternoon. I'm 7 news meteorologist Mark Pena, and the first alert weather center. Well, we have 62 in Washington and is typically traffic and weather on the 8s, but sometimes it's weather and traffic. Here's Carlos Ramirez. The order doesn't matter as long as we get it done. Now if we take a look over at the bay bridge, the westbound span has been shut down, looks like they're going to be running two way traffic on the eastbound span, nothing to write home to mom about. You should be just fine, minimal delays for now. Westbound side of 50, though, still jammed up, all lanes are closed, westbound 50, right as you make way over towards bay Dale drive. Looks like the ramp two bay Dell drive is available, and that's where they're letting folks get bailed out. Otherwise, my suggestion maybe bail out back near cape saint Claire road. That way you avoid the delay altogether, maybe take college Parkway over to route two, a bit of a work around, but it could get you around that slow down there. If you're headed on the northbound side of D.C. two 95, they have that work zone should be on the left side of the roadway after Pennsylvania avenue, watch out for that. Northbound ramp to seminary road on three 95 is dealing with an accident scene over on the right, looking to satisfy everyone in your family, go to silver diner, their new menu has everything from creek stone black Angus steakburgers to 15 vegan entrees, including dairy free shakes, silver diner, much more than a diner, Carlos Ramirez WLB traffic. We have a partially cloudy evening in Washington, good weather, really, for prom night, plenty of high schools having problems this evening. And our 62° outside the WTO

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

05:46 min | 7 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Remember sending them because I thought he was the cutest looking little baby I'd ever seen, you know? Now 74, King Charles the third has his moment and for Jeff Sheldon, it's worth the early wake up. Finding myself here in living now in Virginia. I didn't want to miss the occasion. As for the owners of the hawk and Griffin pub, they have one message for the new king. We have the best beer in town. And he likes a pint. He likes his beer. Luke Garrett, WTO news. Meanwhile, a local expert is comparing this coordination to that of the queen's 70 years ago, just how popular is King Charles in the UK. In the lead up to the coronation, those numbers go up and down. There's been criticism about spending money at a time of economic hardship for so many. Julie taddeo an expert in modern British history at the university of Maryland says things are so different now compared to Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953, she was just 27 years old. Charles the 74, there's not the youth and the glamour, Britain is in a very different position. It's positioned in the world and at home with a lot of internal fractures. He'll never compare to the popularity of his mother. Nick I Nelly WTO P news. And if you missed any of the coronation ceremony, we have it for you to watch and read about on WTO P dot com. A Maryland state trooper is under arrest authorities arresting true for first class Ryan bandy shortly before 4 a.m. this morning. Bendy was picked up for second degree false imprisonment tonight's free on personal recognizance bond, no further details were made available. Prince William county public schools are changing the start time to some of their elementary schools has to do with a bus driver shortage that has made picking up the students more difficult. We've been facing some significant adversity and transportation this year. Prince William county school's COO, Vernon Bach says the county has 69 bus driver vacancies. That coupled with drivers absent are on leave as men buses have to pick up for two or sometimes three different routes. You can imagine how that just compounds in making students late to school. So starting next year, the county will use a four bell school start schedule instead of having 9 different elementary schools start at an end times. Board member Jennifer wall. This is a courageous move, but I think it's the right move. Superintendent latanya mcdade, as current schedules are. Not helping to ensure efficiencies in the way that we are running our routes. Scott gelman, WTO P news, carjackings in D.C. are rising fast, but year over year, the number of arrests are down by almost 50%. D.C. police have an online site that tracks carjackings and arrests daily and there's been at least 245 owners attacked and have their vehicles taken in 2023. It's a year over year increase of 40%. There have been only 33 arrests in those 245 incidents, a decrease of 48% when compared to last year. Looking at the last 30 days, carjackings up over a 100% from this time last year, stats show at least 73% of the incidents involved guns. Sergeant Valkyrie fenimore leads a task force of 11 officers until his new 7, their short staffed, given the rapid increase, their partnering with the FBI and ATF to try and stem the tide Ralph Fox WTO P news. Ralph, thank you. And coming up after traffic and weather together on the aids. Gen Z is stressed at work, and at home, too. I'm Jeff Gable. And what should you do with your money in the bank now that another one has been taken over? It's 5 O 8, get a precision AC tune up for only $59. Michael and son. It's time for traffic and weather together on the 8th. Rick McClure and I and the traffic center. Tell you what Dale folks are starting to get out and about this evening, especially around the beltway with the volume picking up now in a loop through Silver Spring of Bethesda outlook still heavy at times from the spur off and on to the legion, and weekend volume on the envelope, Virginia side through Tyson's mcclain, volume on the beltway through prince George's county was along both loops between route four and joint base Andrews where we had two issues from a couple of hours ago. We believe both are still along the left side, drawing lots of attention. Meanwhile, fire department crews were with the vehicle that caught fire last hour on the interloop after I 95 at last check it was being cleared from the right side. Meanwhile, I to 70, you're back on the move. We had a crash southbound after old Georgetown road at last check it was along the right side. It's cleared. I 95, no issues reported through Maryland. BW Parkway had some volume south on the stretch from the beltway through Riverdale, volume northbound off and on between routes one 93 and one 97 started to thin out a little bit. Route 50 headed westward parole the long-standing crash cleanup is still on the left side. Good across both directions of the bay bridge are three lanes west two lanes east cross debate. In Virginia 66 pretty much quiet had a little volume had west inside the beltway through falls church, but that's it. Three 95 will volume head north after boundary channel as you make your way to other inbound 14th street bridge. I 95 Virginia side slowest was southbound and you make your way toward the academy after lorton, authorities are still at the crash cleanup down and lucketts is blocking all southbound lanes and route 15 at stumptown road expect police direction at a certain point. Through the district northwest, we had a report of a crash involving a pedestrian instructing Pennsylvania avenue both ways of 14th street, and we still have that work song on northbound, D.C. two 95 after Pennsylvania avenue that had you getting by very slowly along the right shoulder. Join in celebrating national Salvation army month, donate $25 a month and help a family in need, visit Salvation army NCA dot org, the Salvation army, doing the most good Rick McClure traffic. Rick, thank you. Now let's get your 7 news first alerts forecast. Here's ABC 7s and Mark Pena. Lots of sunshine out there. Hopefully you're able to get outside and enjoy this. We've got temperatures in the 70s

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

05:30 min | 7 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"King Charles was crowned in London this morning, lots of people here got together to watch the ceremony at haack and Griffin pub in Vienna, Virginia. Union Jack sneakers and union Jack T-shirt and he probably wouldn't be seen dead wearing that in the UK. That's you and Armstrong, getting in a jab at his fellow expat and co owner of the bar, Stephen harwick ewell. Steve says he's glad to see Charles finally become king. I remember being a child at school when he was investing as the Prince of Wales, but the whole school had to sit down and watch an old black and white TV show, but isn't the monarchy a little outdated, not for this crowd, especially Christine Langford. No, it's one thing that makes this different from the Americans. We have a king. Luke Garrett, WTO news. A local expert is weighing in on the impact King Charles is having, especially compared to his mother who is coordinated 70 years ago. Just how popular is King Charles in the UK? In the lead up to the coronation, those numbers go up and down. There's been criticism about spending money at a time of economic hardship for so many. Julie taddeo an expert in modern British history at the university of Maryland says things are so different now compared to Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953, she was just 27 years old. Charles the 74, there's not the youth and the glamour, Britain is in a very different position. It's positioned in the world and at home with a lot of internal fractures. He'll never compare to the popularity of his mother. Nick and Ellie WTO P news. Well, today is special election day in college park, Maryland, this follows the arrest of Patrick. Ryan, who resigned as mayor and march after being indicted on 80 counts of child pornography. The four candidates running include three members of city council and a resident, Denise Mitchell, an early childhood educator who has served for the past 6 years as mayor pro tem, doctor fossil, Kabir, who has been fazul, that is, Kabir, who's been serving as college Park City council member for the past 12 years, Catherine hope Kennedy, a city council member for the last 6 years and nonprofit fundraising executive and Ed wood resident Brian haddad. The former mayor is married to an employee of Hubbard radio Washington, D.C., which owns WTO. The Prince William county public school system is changing start times at some elementary schools. It's in response to a bus driver shortage that has resulted in uncertain pick up times. We've been facing some significant adversity and transportation this year. Prince William county school's COO, Vernon Bach, says the county has 69 bus driver vacancies. That, coupled with driver's app center on leave as men buses have to pick up for two or sometimes three different routes. You can imagine how that calls that just compounds in making students late to school. So starting next year, the county will use a four bell school start schedule instead of having 9 different elementary schools start at an end times. Board member Jennifer wall. Is this a courageous move, but I think it's the right move. Superintendent latanya mcdade, as current schedules are. Not helping to ensure efficiencies in the way that we are running our routes. Scott gelman, WTO news. Carjackings are on a steep rise in the nation's capital, but the number of arrests year over year are down by almost 50%. D.C. police have an online site that tracks carjackings and arrests daily, and there's been at least 245 owners attacked and have their vehicles taken in 2023. It's a year over year increase of 40%. There have been only 33 arrests in those 245 incidents, a decrease of 48% when compared to last year. Looking at the last 30 days, carjackings up over a 100% from this time last year, stats show at least 73% of the incidents involved guns. Sergeant Valkyrie fenimore leads a task force of 11 officers and tells news 7 their short staffed given the rapid increase, their partnering with the FBI and ATF to try and stem the tide Ralph Fox WTO P news. Coming up after traffic and weather. The D.C. area is in the top ten for homebuyers looking to leave. I'm Jeff cable. Three O 8. Get a precision AC tune up for only $59. Michael. Trafficking weather on the aids to Joe Conway in the WTO P traffic center. Well, the capital beltway continues to roll slowly in a few stretches for the most part, and that's where we'll start, Jenny, with some volume slowdowns here and there, nothing major as we zoom into the northwest side, our loop through Bethesda, and Potomac from after old Georgetown road toward the legion and loop from I 95 toward route one, and we have some slowdowns on the envelope off and on from route 50 to route four had an issue in your Pennsylvania avenue last hour that was shouldered, and on the envelope, Virginia side with some slow movement through Tyson's and McLean. Maryland, BW Parkway, we had a crash that was cleared along the southbound side after powder mill road, the delays are still there after route one 98, and that'll match the volume along the northbound side from after green belt road. Route 50 headed west through Annapolis, the crash cleanup is just about done along the left side of the service road at route 6 6 6 55 Aristotle and boulevard and I 97 last check was being cleared from the left side. Otherwise, you're moving at speed in both directions on the bay bridge, three lanes west and two lanes east across the bay, over in Virginia three 95, we're slowly getting back on the move north on the 14th street bridge had a crash from last hour that was cleared from the left side, bottling things up as you make your way toward D.C.. I 95 Virginia side with volume slowest, headed north through parts of Dale City and lord. TD senex

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:57 min | 9 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"More clueless Several local school superintendents who started their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic are telling WTO that public schools are still adapting to a new normal. Three years after that virus, first arrived. Christina grant in D.C., monifa mcknight in Montgomery county and latanya mcdade and Prince William county all started as superintendents in 2021. They say schools look much different than they did before the pandemic. There's a new normal in our schools. That's latanya mcdade, who says schools now have to focus on students mental wellness. We have to be attentive. Now more than ever before, to the social emotional needs of our students. Mcknight says students in Montgomery county have clearly expressed their wishes. I had third graders tell me, well, before we take a test, if you just take 5 minutes and work with manipulatives on our desk, whether it may be you are Rubik's Cube or squishies or Legos or go out and jump on the trampoline that brings down a stress level before I have to take an assessment. And in D.C., grant says use of technology and classrooms has become normalized. Scott gelman, WTO P news. Today's spring equinox means little league baseball can't be far behind, and it took some last minute teamwork to make sure that one league season runs as planned. It's a story you're hearing only. On WTO. For years, lions feel in Aldi's been a home field for loud and south little league, including teams that went to the World Series. This weekend parents of players got some worrisome news. And alliance club fields had been sold. They may need to vacate immediately. Matt letourneau of the loudoun county board of supervisors is a real emotional connection there. At the same time, the property was offered for sale by the Lions club. It was bought by developer chuck kun, the immediate problem how to reschedule more than a hundred games and practices already scheduled since most fields are already booked. Mister Cohn and gladden south little league were able to come to an agreement, the games will be able to continue on alliance fields for one more season. In loudoun county, Neil law can stain double you TLP news. The Food and Drug Administration is asking Congress to close what it says is a gap in oversight of infant formula. Baby formula manufacturers already quietly look for signs of bacterial contamination in baby formula lots before they have been distributed. Now the FDA is calling on Congress for authority to mandate that manufacturers disclose when their tests are starting to turn up positive, even if the contaminated formula hasn't made it yet to store shelves. That's a move the FDA hopes could ensure companies are taking the right steps to correct those issues, avoiding a repeat of last year's nationwide crisis. That CBS News reporter Alexander tin, the recommendation is based on the FDA's findings from an investigation into the recall baby formula made by Abbott. Coming up in our top stories, shiny China's president, Xi Jinping has arrived in Moscow for three days of talks, with Russian president Putin, Wall Street has started

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

01:48 min | 9 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"During the COVID-19 pandemic tell WTO public schools are still adapting to a new normal three years after the virus first arrived. Christina grant in D.C. monifa mcknight in Montgomery county and latanya mcdade and Prince William county all started as superintendents in 2021, they say schools look much different than they did before the pandemic. There's a new normal in our schools. That's latanya mcdade, who says schools now have to focus on students mental wellness. We have to be attentive now more than ever before to the social emotional needs of our students. Mcknight says students in Montgomery county have clearly expressed their wishes. I had third graders tell me, well, before we take a test, if you just take 5 minutes and work with manipulatives on our desk, whether it may be a Rubik's Cube or a squishies or Legos or go out and jump on the trampoline that brings down a stress level before I have to take an assessment. And in D.C., grant says use of technology and classrooms has become normalized. Scott gelman, WTO P news. There's been another deadly earthquake this time it hit Ecuador and Peru this weekend. The 6.8 magnitude quake killed at least 15 people and injured more than 400 as rescue efforts ramp up groups in our region are coming together to help 84 year old Peruvian native east Selena campos who helps organize the annual Peruvian festival in Northern Virginia is now working to raise money for those in need. She tells NBC four she's doing everything she can to help. My heart was shrinking. I don't know what to do. I don't know if I can go to Peru and do something and there, but more I can do here than in there. Campo says they're raising money to buy clean water and mosquito repellent for Peru, the earthquake comes as the country is also recovering from a cyclone that destroyed homes. We just finished Saint Patrick's Day and folks are already looking ahead to Cinco de Mayo, but there may be a problem with plans to toast the day

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:46 min | 9 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Aaron. A shooting on the beltway in fairfax county forces troopers to temporarily close some lanes. It happened just after 5 last evening on the inner loop near little river turnpike, Virginia state police responded to reports of someone in a sedan shooting at cars in that area, investigators say one car was hit in the driver of the car, the shots are believed to have come from kept driving. No one was hurt. Troopers temporarily closed the inner loop for a while to look for shell casings and other evidence. Anyone who saw what happened or has information about the shooting is asked to contact police. A man is dead after a single car crash last night in prince George's county. Police say that happened around 6 30 p.m. on hill road in landover and they're still trying to figure out why it happened. Anyone with information that might be able to help should reach out to prince George's county police. Several local school superintendents who started work during the pandemic tell WTO, public schools are still adapting to a new normal three years after the virus first arrived. Christina grant in D.C., monifa mcknight in Montgomery county and latonya mcdade in Prince William county all started as superintendents in 2021. They say schools look much different than they did before the pandemic. There's a new normal in our schools. That's latanya mcdade, who says schools now have to focus on students mental wellness. We have to be attentive. Now more than ever before, to the social emotional needs of our students. Mcknight says students in Montgomery county have clearly expressed their wishes. I had third graders tell me, well, before we take the test, if you just take 5 minutes and work with manipulatives on our desk, whether it may be a Rubik's Cube or a squishies or Legos or go out and jump on the trampoline that brings down a stress level before I have to take an assessment. And in D.C., grant says use of technology and classrooms has become a normalized. Scott gelman, WTO P news. After years of questions, a new Pentagon study shows a higher rate of cancer among military pilots and ground crews. The yearlong Pentagon study shows a 24% higher rate of cancer for military pilots and ground crews compared to the general U.S. population. The data long sought after by retired military aviators, who earlier were told studies found no greater risk of cancer. The new study looked at 900,000 service members who flew or worked on military aircraft between 1992 and 2017. These crew members had an 87% higher rate of melanoma. 39% higher for thyroid cancer and an increased rate of 16% for both prostate and breast cancers and Carrick, Fox News, The Pentagon will now launch an even bigger review to try to understand why these crews are getting sick A quick look now at the top stories we're working on at WTO P. Troubled European bank Credit Suisse is being bought by its rival in a multi-billion dollar deal and U.S.

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02:55 min | 9 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"D.C.'s vision zero program, which aims to eliminate traffic deaths by 2024, suggests why it's not working. The D.C. auditors report says the program is suffering from not enough funding as well as not enough staffing and oversight. D.C. auditor Kathy Patterson. That division wasn't funded until 2020 with under a $1 million, although they grew over a million the following year. The ambitious initiative kicked off in 2015, the audit does give the city credit for doing things like reducing speed limits, banning right turns on red and adding bike lanes. The report shows that since 2015, traffic deaths have actually increased each year in the city except 2019. Kyle Cooper, WTO news. Another school system is turning to high-tech scanners in the name of student safety. The Alexandria school board voted unanimously to start a pilot program using the scanners which incorporate artificial intelligence to detect weapons. The board said a recent survey showed parents overwhelmingly supported using the technology. The goal of this program is to act as a deterrent for weapons entering our facilities. It is not, and will not become the sole process in our overall safety and security posture. Militia hearts, the school system's head of facilities and operations. The first four will be installed in April at Alexandria high school's king street and many Howard campuses along with Frances Hammond and George Washington middle schools. Need a law it can stain double you TLP news. Alexandria follows manassas city and Charles county public schools in Maryland, which have already approved plans to install gun detection technology. Prince William county is also considering the scanner technology. In Prince William county, a rise in absences in the second quarter has the school system there discussing how to keep students in class and engaged. Substantially higher than we would like it to be. That's Michael Neal with Prince William county schools on the fact that over 23% of students missed 9 or more days of school in the first 90 days. What we are hearing is that that attendance is an issue, not just for us, but our surrounding school divisions and nationally. He says more kids getting sick in winter months is partially behind the increase, but the county is taking action. Every school is creating an attendance plan and the program called attention to attendance will streamline the notification process in the event the student misses class, superintendent latanya mcdade. This is an ongoing topic of concern. Scott gelman, WTO P news. After a dominant regular season, the Maryland women begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA tournament today, the second seed terps will host holy cross at the Xfinity center at two 30 this afternoon. Yesterday, the Maryland men topped West Virginia to advance to the second round, and the Howard bison made it interesting in the first half of their matchup against one seed Kansas until the jayhawks pulled away to defeat them 96 to 68. Vice president Kamala Harris, who graduated from Howard, gave the team a pep talk after the loss. I was at power back in the day

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04:22 min | 9 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"The driver of that suspect vehicle got out armed with the firearm, approached a student, the man of his property. Commander Carlos arad says, it's unclear if the two knew each other, or if the man was just after the teen's jacket, which is the only thing he took. So we did get several calls for the gunshots. We are still reviewing video and speaking to witnesses. What we do know is that the shot was not directed at the school or at the victim. No one was hurt in the incident, but the school was on lockdown and nearby Ida B wells middle and Whittier elementary schools were on alert status for a brief time. Meghan clover at AWT OP news. Friday morning, Alexandria public schools is moving forward with the pilot program. They would add weapon detection systems to several school locations. School board has unanimously approved adding screening equipment for four schools, beginning this spring in May, the screening equipment incorporates artificial intelligence in the use of photography to detect weapons while their work concerns over the cost of the program several school board members, including Willie Bailey, say this morning to screening, equipment is necessary. We just need to understand the entire city needs to understand that it's about the safety of their kids. Not about the aesthetics, not what it looks like, not what it calls. Weapons screening equipment will be installed at Alexandria city high schools, king street, and many Howard campuses. George Washington middle school and Francis C Hammond middle school this spring in April. The school board sent out a community survey recently of the topic earlier this month, and most respondents were told said they supported the pilot program of the use of screening equipment in schools. Stay tuned. Arise in second quarter absences talking about schools this morning locally among Prince William county students as the school system discussing how to keep students in class and engage substantially higher than we would like it to be. That's Michael Neal with Prince William county schools on the fact that over 23% of students missed 9 or more days of school in the first 90 days. What we are hearing is that that attendance is an issue, not just for us, but our surrounding school divisions and nationally. He says more kids getting sick and winter months is partially behind the increase, but the county is taking action. Every school is creating an attendance plan and the program called attention to attendance will streamline the notification process in the event the student misses class. Superintendent latanya mcdade. This is an ongoing topic of concern. Scott gelman WTO news. For only $59. Michael. Over to Ian Crawford this morning at the WTO traffic center capitol bellway were still moving on the Wilson bridge have not heard from the officials there when they're going to be doing the next opening in which loop it will affect, but be prepared for anything additional maintenance on the Woodrow Wilson bridge is going to be happening in the early morning hours of our Friday. Elsewhere on the capitol beltway in Virginia, the outer loop work persists after the GW Parkway effect. Did you come out the legion bridge, your dad was single right, lane heading toward the dulles toll road, interloop work after route 50 Arlington boulevard all the way to I 66. That should be one to the left to get by 66. Lots of work westbound as you're trying to get from the city heading toward Gainesville inside the beltway through the rosalyn tunnel to the rightness ingol file, then before you get to cleve road, you're one to the left to get by. Then outside the beltway. Before not least REIT and again before fair oaks XM 57, it's a single right lane pants to work then before 28 in a ville one to the left to get by east bounders coming from manassas right before or right after you pass exit 52 for route 29 et cetera village one to the right to get by. On the Maryland side, there is an incident in capitol heights route four that's going to be Pennsylvania avenue. Southbound or outbound at spalding avenue, lanes are blocked, follow police direction to get by, whatever we had on the Wilson bridge, we don't anymore, it's still two way traffic on the eastbound band, but doing that without delay now, the work on the BW Parkway is northbound near I one 95 and the ramps for BWI Marshall airport the right lane is getting by. Looking for a new car, the weight is over, Fitzgerald automobile has Edwards of new and used cars to choose from visit Fitz mall dot com transparency you can trust. Timing and Crawford WTO traffic. Coming right up. How to prevent your furry friend from being the next victim of dog napping. I'm Cheyenne Karen. We've got some showers coming through on storm team four radar over the next couple of hours. I think the morning commute will be nice and dry and actually on the mild side, the showers work in during the day

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

WTOP

02:42 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"And west of our area up toward Winchester and into West Virginia and portions of western Maryland, but not really affecting us in the immediate Washington metropolitan areas and not a bad thing right now. 51 in college park 51 in fairfax, and it's 51° outside the WTF studios brought to you by your local Honda dealers. Experience a whole new type of bold and a Honda SUV, see your local Honda dealers. It is one 41. Some lawmakers in Richmond were trying to pass a bill that would ask voters whether they support raising sales taxes to build new schools. But that measure has gone down in defeat, are down to defeat in a Senate committee. Democrat Jennifer mcclellan sponsored the bill, saying real estate taxes are not enough to keep up with the soaring cost of school construction. The bill died in a Republican led panel after some lawmakers said they did want to increase your tax burden. Public schools and principally I'm counting the teachers so they're getting creative to try to attract more. The school system plans to spend more than $3 billion to start a brand new apprenticeship program for undergrads under superintendent latanya mcdade's proposed budget for next year, some of that money would also go toward expanding its teacher and red citizen teacher and residency program for grad students inside nova reports, the new apprenticeship program would cover tuition and fees for students if they commit to work in the school system for three years once they're done. The State Department of Education has given out grants to 9 universities to start the apprenticeships with over a dozen public school systems. Children who stutter can have a tough time in school. One boy in Silver Spring says he's learned to live with it and he wrote a book hoping to inspire other kids with the same struggles. The book was basically just about just about my story. It's a colorful children's book called it's okay to be me by Manny Jennings, who struggles with a stutter, but has learned to accept that it's just part of who he is. He says the book is doing well. There was this one kid who reads my book every night and the kids mom said that that I'm like his so Webber. Just ten years old and already an inspiration Nick on LA double TLP news. Coming up on WTO, a former Washington wizard is landing with a new team. It is one 43. How is your job to school? Let me tell you. I had to get my iced coffee first. I just can't seem to put it down. My favorite rapper just announced a tour of my phone was buzzing a crazy. I'm so excited. I text all my Friends right then to talk about it then. Someone started calling me hands. Let's try that again

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02:09 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Type of bold and a hot SUV. See your local Honda dealer. A bill that would have let Virginia cities and counties ask voters for our sales tax surcharge to help build schools has died in the General Assembly. The Richmond times dispatch reports the bill would have broadened the special permission the lenses legislature has already given 8 counties and the city of danville. Democratic state senator Jennifer mcclellan sponsored the bill and said real estate taxes are not syncing up with the soaring cost of school construction. The bill died in a Republican led committee after members expressed concerns about the increasing tax burden on residents. It's 1241. Teachers are hard to come by these days, so Prince William county is hoping to get $3.3 million to expand its teacher and residency program aimed at drawing in graduate students. Inside nova reports school superintendent latanya mcdade also hopes to start at first of its kind of apprenticeship program for undergraduates. Midday says they're already facing more teacher vacancies over the summer. Money for the program would come from her proposed 2024 fiscal budget. A ten year old boy in Silver Spring has turned to stutter into an inspirational story I've heard a ton of great views on the book. Manny Jennings wrote a children's book, complete with colorful illustrations about his stutter and how he's able to overcome it every day. When I stutter, I want to think about how I can improve. But he's learned to move beyond that mindset, which is why the book is called, it's okay to be me, Manny's father, Claude Jennings on the book's message. This could help another kid just kind of be confident in themselves. And so it's okay to be you, be yourself, and be a good person. Nick, I know, a WTO news. The Lincoln Memorial is about to get about to get a massive renovation in time for the nation's 250th anniversary. The National Park Service says the 15,000 ft² project underneath the memorial will include space for an immersive museum. The undercroft of the Lincoln Memorial has a 122 massive 50 foot columns that extend another

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02:32 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Bold in a Honda SUV. So your local Honda dealer. Not ten 40. A bill that would have led Virginia cities and counties asked voters for a sales tax surcharge to help build schools has died in the General Assembly. The Richmond times dispatch reports the measure would have prodded the special permission, the legislature has already given to 8 counties in the city of danville. Democratic state senator Jennifer mcclellan sponsored the bill, she said real estate taxes are not syncing up with the soaring cost of school construction. The bill died in a Republican led committee after members expressed concerns about the increasing tax burden on you. Speaking of Jennifer mcclellan, she is part of a special election tomorrow. If she wins, she would become the first black woman to represent a congressional district in Virginia. Teachers are very hard to come by these days, so Prince William county is hoping to get $3.3 million to expand its teacher and residency program aimed at drawing in graduate students inside nova report school superintendent latanya mcdade also hopes to start a first of its kind apprenticeship program for undergrads. Mcdade says they're already facing more teacher vacancies over the summer. Money for the program would come from her prose that is proposed 2024 fiscal budget. Ten 41, a ten year old boy in Silver Spring has turned his stutter into an inspirational story. I've heard a ton of great views on the book. Manny Jennings wrote a children's book, complete with colorful illustrations about his stutter and how he's able to overcome it every day. When I stutter, I want to think about how I can improve. But he's learned to move beyond that mindset, which is why the book is called, it's okay to be me. Manny's father Claude Jennings on the book's message. This could help another kid just kind of be confident in themselves. And so it's okay to be you. Be yourself and be a good person. Nick I know a WTO news. This year, the D.C. council passed a measure to let you ride all metro buses in the city for free. Mayor muriel Bowser is not said whether she supports it, but council chair failed mendelsohn says that doesn't matter, appearing on this week's DMV download podcast from WTO. Mendelson says the bill has enough votes to make free buses of reality, even if the mayor tries toss it out. I'm almost certain the council would overturn that. The council chair says he believes free metro buses will be running in D.C. by July. Here are the full podcast with council chair Phil mendelson on Wednesday. It's the DMV download. Parade goers filled Alexandria streets on this president's day to commemorate the 291st birthday of the nation's first president

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04:08 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"It's 5 52. A D.C. man who survived a violent encounter with police in Maryland is sharing his story for the first time. The news for I teams Tracy Wilkins sat down with him for an interview. Three weeks after the release of the police video, showing the brutal beating of Tyree Nichols, the impact is still being felt around the country. And now, one D.C. man is speaking out about how his life was changed. After his encounter with a police department in Maryland, the similarities between his case and Nichols are uncanny, coming up and a story you'll see only on news four. We take you inside his case and what happened when he sued the police department. Public schools and Prince William county need teachers. So they're getting creative to try to attract more. The school system plans to spend more than $3 million to start a brand new apprenticeship program for undergrads under superintendent latanya mcdade's proposed 2024 budget, some of that money would also go toward expanding its teacher in residency program for grad students inside nova reports the new apprenticeship program would cover tuition and fees for students if they commit to work in the school system for three years once they're done The state's Department of Education has given out grants to 9 universities to start apprenticeships with more than a dozen public school systems. Children who stutter can have a tough time in school. One boy and Silver Spring says he's learned to live with it and wrote a book hoping to inspire other kids with the same struggles. The book was basically just about just about my story. It's a colorful children's book called it's okay to be me by Manny Jennings who struggles with a stutter, but has learned to accept that it's just part of who he is. He says the book is doing well. There was this one kid who reads my book every night and the kids mom said that that I'm like his so web or just ten years old and already an inspiration Nick on LA double TLP news. If your kid loves artwork and mother nature, metro wants to see what she or she can come up with. It's part of an earth day competition to find the best work and use the images in a new bus wrap campaign that will launch on earth day, April 22nd. It's open to all K through 6 students in D.C., Virginia and Maryland, and all entries have to be turned in by just before midnight on March 1st. The U.S. is joining more than 30 countries in challenging the International Olympic Committee, which wants to let some Russian and Belarusian athletes compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics. The IOC says it plans to welcome those competitors if they've been neutral in Russia's war against Ukraine. But other countries are pushing back and they're demanding concrete information on what exactly neutral means. Britain, France, Canada, and Germany are also involved in the protest. WTO 5 55 money news 25 and 55 brought to you by pen fed credit union great rates for everyone onto Kyle Cooper. D.C. makes the top ten list when it comes to the asking rent for a single-family home. Nationwide single-family rentals have grown in price at a dramatically higher rate than apartments. USA Today reports the asking price is up more than 8% from a year ago in D.C. to $2700 a month. The Supreme Court hearing cases this week that could reshape social media. The outcome could determine whether tech platforms and social media companies can be sued for recommending content or supporting terrorism by hosting certain content. What's the most popular grocery store? The answer may surprise you, it's Aldi, MSN money reports that a YouGov survey finds Aldi has a 65% popularity rating, Trader Joe's came in at 63%, whole foods, Wegmans, and giant came in lower. Kyle Cooper, WTO news. Keep it here on WTO P, it was blocked in Florida now a new AP African American studies course is under review here in Virginia, 5 56. It's time to think about your tax refund. And

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01:34 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"Honor of the first president's observed birthday, The Old Guard lady wreath at his tomb and performed 18th century military exercises complete with gunfire. Ryan lives nearby and came for the show. Really enjoyed going inside the house overseeing the Potomac. That briny with Mount Vernon hopes people will learn about Washington's greatest achievement. What he really gave to the world was the fact of giving up power. During the presidency, after his second term establishing that tradition and what does general George Washington think about all these visitors? Luckily he was posing with them for portraits. It is most humbling, sir. I hope to be worthy of such approbation, but I can not imagine that there is any man who would be. Blue blooper, WTO P news. Public schools in Prince William county need teachers so they are getting creative trying to attract more. The school system plans to spend more than $3 million to start a brand new apprenticeship program for undergrads. Under superintendent latanya mcdade's proposed budget for next year, some of the money would also go toward expanding its teacher in residency program for grad students. Inside nova reports the new apprenticeship program would cover tuition and fees for students if they commit to work in the school system for three years once they're done. The state education department has given out grants to 9 universities to start the apprenticeships with over a dozen public school systems. Stay with us here on double DT op we've got kind of a wild weather week shaping up here with temperatures all over the place and then why more guns are showing up at our nation's airports three O 7. Hi, I'm rich for

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WTOP

01:57 min | 10 months ago

"latanya mcdade" Discussed on WTOP

"National park foundation is referring to your graffiti found down here of figures, scribbled by the engineers that also includes a cartoon of a dog, and a popular actress at the time of construction. So the columns that you're looking at are 40 to 50 feet in height. Mike litters from the National Park Service shines a flashlight across the 15,000 ft² vaults in space. They go down into the floor, another 40 to 50 feet until they hit bedrock. So all told, it's about 90 feet worth of cone. The museum bookstore and yes bathrooms are set to be completed in 2026. At the Lincoln Memorial, Meghan cloherty, WTO P news. Virginia and Maryland continue competing for the new FBI headquarters again. If it's better commuting and access to transit, Maryland governor Wes Moore says, prince George's county is the best spot for the new FBI headquarters. They were going to focus on transportation assets, which by the way, we are very proud of the transportation ads as we have in the state of Maryland and in prince George's county where the building would go. And when it comes to equity, another factor in the general services administration's list of considerations more says prince George's county with its diverse workforce is a slam dunk. We know that the rifle place for this new building will be the state of Maryland. The GSA said it would announce its decision after another round of consultations with representatives from both jurisdictions. Kate Ryan, WTO P news. Teachers are hard to come by these days, so Prince William county is hoping to get more than $3 million to expand its teacher in residency program that would draw in some graduate students. Now school superintendent latanya mcdade also hopes to start a first of its kind apprenticeship program for undergrads. Mcdade says they're already facing more teacher vacancies over the summer. Money for the program would come from her proposed 2024 fiscal budget. And this president's day, history buffs and tourists are flooding Mount Vernon to learn more about America's first ever leader at his beloved home, and many of them are learning something. Around 20,000

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