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"I'm Michelle bash the top local stories we're following this hour three people are in the hospital after a shooting this afternoon at a prince George's county mall Valerie bonk has the latest Prince George's county police chief Malik Aziz says two men inside Iverson mall and temple hills were walking out when one of them turned around and opened fire He said they were officers already nearby There were officers working and visiting and I'll do inside the mall Came to the aid of the victims who were shot He said it happened around 1245 Friday afternoon The shooting happened after the two men had a verbal exchange with people in the mall Two women and a man were shot A man is in critical condition and the women are in serious condition Witness accounts say they fled on foot They are checking security camera footage in the area In temple hills I'm feathery bonk What more have we learned tonight about the deadly mass shooting in smithsburg about a 20 minute drive from Hagerstown yesterday Well we were bringing you last night the latest details about the attack including where the names of the victims I should say tonight we can tell you where those victims were from They are 50 year old Mark Allen fry of Hagerstown 31 year old Charles Edward Minnick junior of smithsburg and 30 year old Joshua Robert Wallace who was from Hagerstown Authorities say the suspect a 23 year old West Virginia man had shown up for work at Columbia machine and had worked throughout the day than around two 30 in the afternoon yesterday He left the building police say he retrieved a gun from his vehicle and fired into a break room He then took off exchanging fire later with a pursuing Maryland state trooper both were wounded and taken to the hospital Authorities later found additional guns in the suspected shooter's home We still have not been given the name of this suspect The Department of Homeland Security put out a bulletin earlier this week warning about a possible increase in violence this summer and fall So what do you do to protect yourself DHS says awareness is the key Stay alert Always be aware of your environment and any possible dangers Observe warning signs that might include violent communications substance abuse expressed anger or.
"michelle bash" Discussed on WTOP
"Of gender affirming healthcare WTO's Michelle bash reports They sent a letter to Maryland health secretary Dennis Schrader calling for the state to change its policies The call comes from state senator Mary Washington and delicate Anne Kaiser both Democrats Maryland matters reports the state's current policy only covers a short list of gender affirming procedures and there are many requirements that must be met to get that coverage Washington and Kaiser co sponsored a bill during this year's legislative session that would have improved the situation but it failed and just days ago the Department of Health's deputy Medicaid director told them the state's Medicaid coverage does not need to be updated now Michelle bash WTO news 6 O 5 a Maryland transportation authority police officer involved in a deadly chase in Baltimore county will not be facing any charges The report released by state investigators found that the Maryland transportation authority officer Theodore German co didn't cause the crash that killed 26 year old jawan Guinea last October According to the report German Coe was in Baltimore when he watched giger at an intersection as he turned left at a red light He followed vineyard as he tried to flee He eventually stopped but as German co approached his car he took off The report goes on to say the pursuit continued and going 111 mph giger lost control and crashed and died on the scene According to the findings there was no basis for criminal charges against German the crash has been ruled in accident Melissa Howell WTO news A 21 year old man is accused of killing his father in a Leesburg home Schuyler Lake of Leesburg was taken into custody in connection with the death of 57 year old dean Lake The father was found dead early yesterday morning in the home on south king street Leesburg police say dean Lake had suffered injuries to his upper body No charges have been filed The loudoun times mirror reports dean Lake was a well-known businessman who operated a brewery in Leesburg Virginia's attorney general has chosen a new top lawyer for UVA the University of Virginia Cliff heiler comes from the university of Kentucky to become UVA senior assistant attorney general and university council Eiler will succeed Tim hay fee who was fired by AG Jason yaris after taking leave from his state job to serve as top investigator for the House committee investigating the capitol riot Miara said earlier called.
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"Brought to you by long fence 20% off savings on fences Decks and pavers go to long fan dot com and schedule your free estimate today 9 11 now and there's a major development in the case of an infant who was shot in the hand while being held by his mother in Charles county The Charles county sheriff's office says two people broke into an apartment Thursday in Waldorf on gallery place looking for someone who wasn't there They came across a woman holding her 8 month old son the sheriff's office says one of the two home invaders 27 year old del vontae elmore of D.C. pointed a gun at the woman's head there was a struggle and the gun went off hitting the little boy in the hand He was treated at the hospital and released elmore is under arrest investigators are still trying to ID and find his partner in crime Michelle bash WTO P news Well as the weather warms up people are becoming more active and there is an increase in the risk of injury or strain So is hot or cold the best remedy Say you get hit by a ball or step funny while running We're sore We're starting to feel a little discomfort We're having some pain That's when the icing comes in Doctor K you're decides a primary care sports medicine physician at children's national hospital Icing usually is a post activity post injury post inflammation thing that we should be doing to help reduce the pain and help reduce the inflammation that sets in While decides as warming up body parts with activity or compresses gets blood flowing and ready for action Chrissy king WTO P news The Montgomery county council is adding millions of dollars to expand so called wellness centers in local high schools Christian Perez told the Montgomery county council how he was encouraged to attend and graduate from Montgomery college thanks to the support in programs he found through the wellness center at northwood high school Now he works to help young people there himself After a public hearing on funding the expansion of wellness centers to all high schools Montgomery county council voted to add $3 million for portable classrooms and another $5 million for mental health and youth development programs along with money to retrofit buildings.
"michelle bash" Discussed on WTOP
"On WTO a drugs for bribes scheme lands a Maryland prison inmate extra time in lockup I'm Michelle bash 6 18 Over to the traffic center in Jack All right it's still some delays in Virginia bellway's okay between Alexandria and mcclain a little bit of a delay right there at 66 to exit west The trouble is before and after the beltway with the work zone is still in place probably for another half hour or so hoping to clear by 7 just the right lane is getting by Now 95 getting a little heavier with delays Dale City moving toward newington in the delay after the Prince William Parkway crash sits over on the right shoulder At a manassas the Prince William Parkway north by the balls Ford road college described the broken down pickup truck there blocking that left lane 66 is looking good eastbound Gainesville headed toward Rosalind But again just a little heavy traffic at the beltway to exit west on 66 In Maryland two 70 south bound a little bit of a delay right there at 80 in urbana That's it so far Frederick south toward the lane divide Beltway topside out of them getting a little heavier New Hampshire toward Georgia Delay out of Baltimore south on the BW Parkway after route 100 a crash sits over safely on the left shoulder Unclear if the tire debris has been removed 95 south and Laurel down near the ICC be careful it was large tired debris And you'll find flashing signals in forestville on Pennsylvania avenue at Donnell drive red for Don L drive yellow for Pennsylvania avenue so that cod could cause a little bit of trouble early this morning Hey on the rails Mark Penn line trains 5 O 5 and 5 11 both reporting a 15 to 20 minute delay from late arriving equipment Jack Taylor TOP traffic Our forecast now Mike's Jennifer what a difference a day makes going the other way this time Yeah no more 80s for a while A mixture of cloud cover and sunshine today gusty wind cooler temperatures highs low to mid 50s So a big shock from yesterday but that's right.
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"Air on Alexa and on the WTO p.m. It's 1103 on Sunday January 9th 2022 44° but it's going to get much cooler in the teens and 20s Good evening I'm Michelle bash the top local stories we're following this hour Montgomery county is changing the rules for when schools should revert to virtual learning It comes in the midst of rising numbers of COVID cases The school system is reporting more than 10,000 COVID-19 cases before the return to class That's out of a 160,000 students It would have pushed the majority of schools to go virtual at the start The old system called for any school that had 5% of students test positive go virtual now it's a case by case basis But a petition calling for a return to virtual learning has reached around 10,000 signatures and calls the new practice unsafe Other parents said the 5% mark is arbitrary and school should only go virtual if operations are severely impacted The Montgomery county education association commented that it switched to virtual learning would hit the most vulnerable students hardest Luke lugert debut Now our latest list of school closings and delays for tomorrow Stafford county spotsylvania county and Fredericksburg city public schools are all closed tomorrow Stafford will have a professional day with staff reporting at 10 a.m. Culpeper county public schools will open two hours late as will Jefferson county schools in West Virginia in Maryland Baltimore county schools will be closed tomorrow as well as Tuesday to give teachers time to create lesson plans for students in case individual schools have to go to virtual learning The Baltimore sun says that county has been hampered.
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"Good evening I'm Michelle bash The top local story we're following right now continuing coverage of the local COVID explosion Yesterday D.C. reported a record 9200 new cases Now keep in mind because of the holidays that includes several days of data but it is still a big jump in cases going into the weekend the city reported about 1000 new infections Virginia also counted a record number of new infections 18,000 like the district that number includes several days of data In addition Maryland is in record territory with more than 6500 new cases as for COVID hospitalizations they are near pandemic highs in D.C. and Maryland and up in Virginia too Fortunately COVID deaths are still considered relatively low across our area Now Maryland has not been providing a lot of data since a health department hack in the state about a month into this though it finally got some county by county information as well as this month's statewide death toll 415 marylanders have died since early December as a result of the coronavirus That's according to the State Department of Health website segments of which had been taken offline due to a network security incident December 4th Now some of the county by county data is available including cases and confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic That shows Montgomery county with a total of more than 97,000 cases and prince George's with more than 119,000 Statewide there are more than 1800 hospitalizations several hospitals including two and analyn prince Georges county have shifted into crisis mode including limiting some surgical procedures Kate Ryan W T O P news We now know what's inside that time capsule found in the pedestal of the Robert E. Lee monument that was taken down in Richmond The time capsule from 1887 did not give up its artifacts easily to be cut open and apart to get everything out Watt was inside coins books a piece of wood with a bullet in it a button with a Virginia seal letters as well as a newspaper dated 1865 with a centerfold print of a figure leaning over the casket of deceased president Abraham Lincoln Stay conservator Kate ridgway I think it's a better shape than we had expected We thought everything was going to be soup and it's not soup So we're pretty It's pretty great All the artifacts will be preserved as best as possible One thing not found that was supposed to be inside was a rare photograph of Abraham Lincoln lying in his coffin Kyle Cooper WP news.
Big Companies Like FedEx and Nike Paid No Federal Taxes
"Now it's 5 42 new research confirms the staggering death toll from the Corona virus pandemic. The number of U. S deaths. Normally change is less than 2% each year. But in 2020, it rose nearly 23%. That's according to research from Virginia Commonwealth University, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The researchers say covert 19 accounted for roughly 72% of the so called excess deaths from last year and disruptions caused by the pandemic. We're likely Cause of many of the remaining excess deaths. I'm a steak at a Baltimore factory that ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson covert vaccine is not expected to affect how much vaccine Virginia gets next week. Virginia is still due to receive more than 200,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccine next week, But future delivery schedule of Johnson and Johnson is a bit up in the air doctor. Danny Avila is Virginia's vaccine coordinator. He says Prince William County is close to Moving to face one see throughout the Commonwealth as soon as Sunday local health district will have the option to move forward into Phase two and everyone age 16 and older in Virginia will be eligible for vaccine. By April. 18th Michelle BASH w T. O P NEWS HUNTER Biden the son of President Biden is speaking out in a new interview with CBS. He claims he doesn't have any idea whether a laptop at the center of a controversial New York Post story was his But when pressed further on that, Biden did suggest that there may have been a laptop that was stolen from him. The story detailed a computer purportedly belonging to Biden that was left at a Delaware computer shop and never picked up in the Post reported that emails on the computer raised questions about Biden's business connections in Ukraine. The interview with Biden airs tomorrow morning on CBS Sunday morning is going to air it nine o'clock, Many big companies are paying zero federal tax despite pretax profits. Report. Washington Policy Group says more than 50 of the largest U. S companies paid no federal income taxes. Last year, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, says 55 companies, including Nike and Duke Energy, paid zero in taxes by taking advantage of tax breaks that were preserved or expanded under President Donald Trumps 2017 Tax code overhaul. $2.2
Two teen girls charged with murder in Washington DC carjacking death of Uber Eats driver
"When you needed one. That's how relatives this morning described the driver who was killed this week locally and what d C police say was an attempted Carjacking that led to a crash Tuesday near Nationals Park. The family of 66 year old Mohamed Anwar of Springfield has launched a go fund me to raise money for a traditional Islamic funeral and additional expenses. The Web page says. Anwar was a Pakistani immigrant who came to the US to create a better life for himself and his family. And he was the bird. Winner and war was an uber driver and the company confirms he was making an uber eats delivery when the attack happened to girls just 13 and 15 years old, are charged with murder and armed Carjacking in this case. Michelle Bash. W T o P News So
GoFundMe launched for victim’s family after Washington DC carjacking turned fatal
"Provided a smile. They say when you needed one. That's how relatives this morning described the driver who was killed this week, and what d C police say was an attempted Carjacking that led to a crash Tuesday. There. That's part. The family of 66 year old Mohamed Anwar of Springfield has launched a go fund me to raise money for a traditional Islamic funeral and additional expenses. The Web page, says Anwar A Pakistani immigrant who came to the US to create a better life for himself and his family. And he was the breadwinner and war was an uber driver and the company confirms he was making an uber eats delivery when the attack happened to girls just 13 and 15 years old, are charged with murder and armed Carjacking in this case. Michelle Bash w T O P News So far more than $61,000 has been raised for Anwar's family
Virginia governor to sign legislation ending death penalty
"Today, where the governor just signed legislation ending the death penalty. The Commonwealth is the 23rd state to abolish capital punishment and the first in the south. Here's w T. O P S Michelle bash. There is no place today for the death penalty in this commonwealth in the south are in this nation Governor Ralph Northam says the death penalty is flawed because sometimes innocent people are sent to death row. We can't give out the ultimate Punishment without being 100% sure that we're right. Northam signed. The measure is approved by Virginia's House and Senate after touring the death chamber at the Greensville Correction Center. I know that experience will stay with me for the rest of my life. Since it was a colony, Virginia has put nearly 1400 people to death more than any other state. Michelle Bash w
U.S. reaches 100 million COVID vaccinations, states ease restrictions
"Colin vaccinations in Virginia and changes to pandemic restrictions in Maryland resident Biden wants states to make all adults eligible for a covert vaccination. By May 1st. And Virginia expects to beat that deadline. We look at the supply and the pace of the demand here in Virginia. We really think we will easily meet that may 1st marker and potentially even outpace it by a couple of weeks, and the Commonwealth's vaccine coordinator Danny Avila says Every adult in Virginia should be able to get at least one shot by the end of May, the month of April and may are are really gonna be our highest supply totals and our highest output. Andrea Lee, where I think we can make significant progress. So far almost 20% of Virginia's population has received at least one shot. Michelle Bash, w T O P News over the
Washington DC area school T.C. Williams to change name
"Tonight for two schools in Alexandria, DC, Williams High, which is named after a segregationist and Matthew Maury Elementary, which gets its name from a member of the Confederate Navy, and the next step in the process will be a public hearing now. Alexandria Public School Superintendent Gregory Hutchings is recommending that T C Williams high be changed to Alexandria. Hi. I don't know if you are know this, but our high school used to be Alexandra High School. So the first high school now is the engine was Alice in your high school in 1901, and he thinks Matthew Maury Elementary should become They only Brooks Elementary in honor of a beloved former teacher, one of the first in her family to go to college and to lead to go to college and come back to her hometown, where she was born and raised, And she comes from a history of black excellence and in the city of Alexandria. A public hearing on these recommendations will be held March 18th. For the school board votes on them in April. Michelle Bash
Virginia lawmakers vote to legalize marijuana
"Tonight. Bills to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Virginia have passed both chambers of the state Legislature tonight. Double d T o peace. Michelle Bash has details. The Senate version passed 23 to 15 Democrats, Senator Adam Evan is the main sponsor. It starts by repealing the penalty for possessing less than an ounce of marijuana this summer, the Ville says on Lee adults, too. Anyone an older would be able to legally possess pot. But Senate Minority Leader Tommy Norman, a Republican, said you thank boys second that young people are not going to be. Tempted with the immediate proximity. Marijuana plants in their backyard, too. Or take of it. I think you're very naive. After the two bills are reconciled Governor Ralph Northam is expected to
1 hospitalized in mechanical explosion at Northeast Washington DC hospital
"Metro area got a bit of a jolt after hearing about a mechanical explosion around mid day inside a hospital on Capitol Hill. But when firefighters arrived to respond turns out the issue was less serious. The BTO peace Michelle bash is at the scene. This happened at Bridgepoint Hospital. It's a small hospital with about 150 patients on seventh Street northeast near Constitution. DC fire was notified just afternoon, and when they arrived, they found the explosion that happened in a chimney shaft and damage appears to be minimal. One employee was taken to a hospital. They're expected to recover all of the patients of safe at this time. And the Fire marshal's office is here looking for the cause. That's DC fire Chief John Donnelly on Capitol
Senators Call For Accountability From Colleagues After Capitol Riot
"State Senator Amanda Chase faces criticism for using the word Patriots in describing rioters of the Capitol building, even though she's apologized for some of her rhetoric. She's still facing censure from our colleagues in the Senate Chase, a loyal supporter of former president Trump spoken a D. C rally the morning of the attack, but says she left the area before the violence started. In a floor speech last week, Chase, said Ashley Babette's say her name honoring the rioters shot and killed by Capitol police. A censure resolution passed by a state Senate committee accuses Chase of four Menting insurrection against the United States. Its sponsor, Democrat, Senator John Bell, says he told Chase he would drop the resolution if she apologized and condemned to the riot in a floor speech yesterday, chased it both if I have offended Any of you in this room because I am very passionate about the Constitution. I apologize. But Belle said Chase did not go far enough, and he plans to move ahead with a full floor vote. Michelle Bash w T O P. News. How
Maryland Gov. Hogan pushes to reopen schools for hybrid learning
"Maryland's governor wants every school district to start offering at least some in person classes if they aren't doing so already, and he wants it done quickly. Governor Larry Hogan says the switch to virtual learning prompted by the pandemic has lead to terrible learning loss. So we are urgently Calling on all county school systems. To immediately make every effort. To return to hybrid. In person instruction. No later than March, 1. If not sooner. Maryland Deputy Health Secretary Doctor Jin Lien chan, there is little evidence that school reopening is a major driver of overall community spread. Governor Hogan says he can't order school boards to reopen schools, but he will do everything he legally can to make it happen. Michelle Bash W T O P News. In the meantime, the Maryland teachers union denies this morning is blocking to return to the classroom and it is criticizing the governors approach. You're almost president of the Maryland State Education Association, said Governor Larry Hogan's not correct when he suggests that teachers have placed endless roadblocks in the way of opening schools. As soon as we heard about the vaccine, we advocated to make sure that our educators could be prioritized so we could open schools sooner. Most also said that teachers in school Boards have worked to come up with plans to open safely as to Hogan's statement that he'd look at whatever legal means he could be getting school boards, which are independent bodies. Toe open by March, 1st Post says. That's not collaborative. That's not going to get results and as educators, we know it's about relationships and collaboration. Not threats. Can't Brian w. T o p news
Security footprint grows in nation’s capital ahead of inauguration
"Guard members in D C will likely outnumber Spectators for the presidential inauguration this year. year. More More than than 20,000 20,000 Guard Guard members members are are expected expected as as part part of of the the massive massive never never before before seen seen security security presence presence in in the the nation's nation's capital. capital. National National mall mall is is closed closed to the public in a security perimeter includes the areas around the Capitol, the White House and portions of downtown surrounding jurisdictions air helping including Virginia, which is shutting down for major bridges leading into downtown D. C. Under an agreement between Virginia and the Secret Service. A bunch of bridges will close to traffic and pedestrians at 6 A.m. Tuesday and stay closed until 6 A.m. Thursday. They include the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and the 14th Street Bridge. To my knowledge there have never Then this many D C mainline bridge is closed for such a long duration. W T o p traffic reporter Dave Dill Dine I 3 95 is DC's busiest roads, The bridges the freeway, so closing that will have regional effects. More traffic on the Wilson Bridge. More local local traffic traffic on on the the key key and and Shane Shane Bridges. Bridges. Michelle Michelle Bash Bash w w T T o o P P News News in in
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"Read all the details that w t o p com Michelle Bash. W T O P News now to Virginia, where Governor Ralph Northam gave an update on vaccination efforts and reopening schools Governor North and is now expanding vaccine eligibility for those 65 older and for those with co morbidity risk and that the Commonwealth is working to take care of the most vulnerable. First sighting. Northern Virginia As an example, Inova health system has administered more than 35,000 doses now and over, is working with local health departments to help Max Tonight. 55,000 teachers, public safety personnel and people Age 75 over as far as other matters like schools, Northam says the Commonwealth is reshaping guidance and will now push local systems for the need to reopen and work on mitigation plans that control Cove it inside school buildings. Kenzo. FEA W T O P News isn't GONNA like Biden has pledged to get 100 million doses of covert vaccine out in his 1st 100 days in office, so he will be ordering the release of nearly all the nations available. Vaccine advisers say people who are skeptical about the plan should not worry about supplies had a lot of conversations over the last few months with various stakeholders. Dr. Celine Gounder is a member of the Biden Covert 19 Advisory board on the Johns Hopkins University Web cache, she says drug company timelines for Vaccine production, promised the release of more and more doses over time. Barring some major manufacturing snafu. We're really not worried about second dose is being delivered on time or almost on times calendar says more vaccinations must happen if we allow the same death toll to continue over the next 100 days. Our overall death toll will more than double Christi King. W T o P News. Keep it here on W T o P will talk about the start of the Capitals Hockey season next 5 44..
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"Beauty. Opie's Michelle Bash reports. Loudon County government is starting to vaccinate healthcare. Workers and others who work in health care settings with the Moderna Corona virus vaccine, and our role is to do those folks who are not affiliated with the hospital and not affiliated with long term care facility because the pharmacies are taking care of a long term care facilities. Dr. David Good friend leads the county Health Department. He was among those getting a shot in the arm here in sterling. Also getting the shot. James Williams, assistant chief of operations for Loudon, County, Fire and Rescue, How did it go? Is simple. Barely felt it in Sterling, Michelle Bash. W. T. O P News front line workers in Maryland, a rolling up their sleeves, employees of the state's hospitals, nursing homes and health departments will be getting Fizer or Moderna vaccine shots this week. They will also be vaccination clinics for first responders. D C. Health has opened an online portal for health care workers for them to make an appointment to get vaccinated for now, vaccinations or on Lee, available for workers in health care settings who have direct or indirect exposure to infectious materials and are unable to tell her work workers will need to present verification of their status. At the time of their appointment, traffic and weather together. Next, it's 207 were clean and Bradley and we're pop culture detectives with a new podcast called Go deep in the shallow After almost a decade of watching celebrities. We noticed that what celebrities want you to know and what's actually happening are not always the same thing. Entertainment magazines are in bed with certain celebrities, and they both benefit and make money will explain what a population ship is. Hint. It's a relationship for publicity..
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"Michelle Bash W T. O P News, D C. Maryland and Virginia say Metro is essential to federal government operations, and they're urging the incoming Biden administration to increase funding for the agency. Metro recently announced its considering massive service cuts and layoffs Metro having been devastated by the pandemic. In a letter sent to President elect's Joe Biden, local leaders are urging him to make the federal government 1/4 partner in funding Metro the Getting next July, Virginia will transfer a sentencing power from Juries. The judge is governor Ralph Northam signed the bill yesterday. Critics of Jew of Juries having sentencing power saves, driven mass incarceration, lead to longer sentences and discourage people of exercising their right to a jury trial. Yuri's in Virginia are not provided with sentencing guidelines. And unlike judges, they do not have the power to suspend mandatory minimums. This meant that when people in Virginia went to jury trials, they often ended up with longer sentences. Kentucky will be the last state of the union that allows jury sentencing. Once Virginia makes the change when you're not doing enough business to pay the bills if one of those bills were to disappear well, that would be a big help. And that's the thought behind proposed legislation from a Maryland lawmaker. Maryland State delegate Eric Luke, who wants to make sure that going into 2021 bar and restaurant owners, already struggling to stay in business won't have to pay licensing fees to sell alcohol. Currently there's an exemption under Governor Larry Hogan's executive order designed to last as long as the Cove in 19 State of emergency, But looky House majority leader in Annapolis wants to enact the law to provide protection beyond the terms of that order. Bill being introduced is a county emergency bill, meaning it applies to Montgomery County business is only and if passed, it would go into effect as soon as it's signed. Hey. Brian W T. O P. News Baltimore Delegate Brooklier man says she's running for Comptroller of Maryland. She's been a delegate representing Baltimore since 2015. The controller, is the state's tax collector and serves as one of three members of Maryland's powerful Board of public works. States. Current controller Peter Franchot has announced he's running for governor coming up what doctors are saying about the allergic reactions some people are having to the Corona virus vaccine..
Washington DC Police searching for dark BMW with Virginia plates in connection to toddler's murder
"Are hoping that you could help them find an SUV that may be tied to last week's murder of a D. C. Toddler. Police say 15 month old Carmelo Duncan was riding in his family's car to Wednesday's back when it was hit by gunfire along Southern Avenue southeast. The boy was killed now D. C. Police have released a photo of an SUV they're looking for in connection with the crime. It's a dark colored 2011 BMW x five that had this Virginia temporary tag on the back. G 51179. See a photo at w t o p dot com Search wanted a reward of $60,000 is being offered for tips that lead to an arrest and conviction in this case. Michelle Bash w T. O P News.
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"4 35 new this afternoon. We're learning more about Virginia's plan to distribute the first batch of covert 19 vaccine It receives double D T O Peace. Michelle Bash has the latest from governor Ralph Northam, Virginia is expected to get about 70,000 doses of phasers vaccine as soon as the middle of this month wants federal regulators sign off as a doctor. I am confident that all protocols have been followed, and no corners have been cut. And I expect the FDA review will show that Justice results have already shown in the UK first in line to get those doses will be health care workers and nursing home residents. But those groups total about half a million people in the Commonwealth, So we have plans in place for determining who goes first. Asked if he would consider new restrictions if the pandemic worsens, the governor said, all options are on the table. Michelle Bash, w T O P News and projecting a worsening pandemic is behind the CDC once again urging Americans to stay home for the holidays. It's trying to prevent the further spread of coronavirus. But those who want to hit the road anyway are being urged to get tested before and after the trip. The latest guidance comes after the CDC shortened. It's recommended quarantine time for people who might have been exposed. It had been 14 days, but now it's 10 and it's just a week for people who tested negative up next updated forecast. Then Prince George's County public school officials are working to create more equity when it comes to education. I'm Melissa. How or 37 When a previous spinal surgery.
Smithsonian closing Washington DC's museums and zoo again amid virus spike
"We have determined that will be closing all Smithsonian museums temporarily beginning on Monday, when we've made that call as as a public health precaution. That's the Smithsonian's police. Fischer. Eight destinations are affected, including the National Zoo, the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian Visitors who had gone online ahead of time and reserved a pass to come visit us. We're contacting all of them directly, also planning to temporarily close the National Gallery of Art starting so Saturday. How long the closings last depends on what happens with the pandemic. Michelle Bash w T. O P New. Also
Smithsonian museums, National Zoo to close temporarily again amid rising COVID-19 cases
"Zoo and seven Smithsonian museums in our region will close to the public on Monday. They include the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Portrait Gallery and the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar Haci Center. The Smithsonian's Alise, Fisher says. We don't have a re opening day at this point. That that really gives us the flexibility to continue to watch the data monitor the situation very closely because things continue to change so rapidly. Also closing the National Gallery of Art starting Saturday that will affect both the West Building and the sculpture garden. No reopening date has been announced. They're either Michelle Bash w T o P News
Attack at Washington DC Chinese tea shop being investigated as hate crime
"C. Police as a suspected hate crime surveillance video posted online shows a man walk into Valley Brook T on P Street. Yelling about the coronavirus alone, Iz. Hey, you. Then the man starts spraying shop owner Young Han Jeong with something, John says it was pepper spray that got on his skin, even in his mouth and burned for hours. He's okay. But his attacker has not been identified. John tells NBC four he's had to deal with harassment and verbal abuse again and again during the pandemic. The shop opened for business for the first time in February, just weeks before virus related shutdown. Became widespread. Michelle Bash. W T o P News, So the common W. T O p. Bike riders are getting some new space
Washington DC schools chief says ‘primary barrier’ for in-person learning is supply of teachers to teach in classrooms
"A plan to start in person learning for elementary age students in D C. Public schools has been delayed after parents and teachers spoke out loudly against it. But some kids will be back in D C classroom soon as many as 7000 students were supposed to resume in person classes this coming Monday, but the plan was paused the lack of supply of teachers to support In person. Learning classrooms is the barrier there. So D C public schools Chancellor Lewis Farabee says they're focused on bringing some kids back into school buildings for supervised virtual learning who will get the invite. We will begin with those students. Who have accepted an impersonal earning seat, and then we will offer seats to other families were still scheduled to begin that process in November as player Michelle Bash W T O P News. Now the school's chancellor, says talks with the Washington teacher's union over how to fully reopen those schools will continue. Today.
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"Michelle Bash the top local stories We're following this hour campaign. 2020 is nearing the finish line and for Virginians the deadline to vote early and in person is tomorrow. Voters in D. C and Maryland have a little more time Our team coverage begins with w. T O peacenik in Ellie, who says local voters have been busy. We have been seeing in person voting numbers in excess of 30,000 people a day. The numbers have been staggering. More than 1.5 Million Virginians have voted in person so far. If you want to do that before the election tomorrow is your last chance in person. Voting just started this past week in Maryland and D. C, but it's been ongoing for more than a month in Virginia Crisp Upper is Virginia's elections commissioner. It's an exciting election. It's stressful, but it's also been a positive to see how the voters are reacting All Virginia's deadline for in person early voting is tomorrow. The deadline in Maryland and D. C is Monday. Nick finally. W. T O P. NEWS How many people have cast ballots in D. C. If you count mail in Dropbox and vote center ballots? The answer is a lot. Nick Jacobs with the D. C Board of Elections, says at last count more than 27% of D. C. Residents have all He cast their ballot nearly 45,000 of those red early voting centers. When I look at almost 220,000 passed already at a total turnout of 3 12 4 years ago. I'm pretty sure we're going to eclipse that number, Jacobs says. 32 early voting centers and Supercenters Air Open all weekend across the city from 8:32:07 P.m.. He also cautions voters from putting their ballot in the mail and suggests bringing it to a drop box or on early voting center. Instead, you know the honest answer. Don't don't use U. S. P s at this point. They're saying they're not going to get in on time. Meghan Cloherty. W GOP news What happens if you suddenly gets sick or end up in the hospital before you get a chance to vote? There are options and they vary depending on where you live In Maryland, the State Board of Elections issued some added guidance for anyone who's hospitalized or suddenly found themselves quarantined due to go. 19. There is a process where you download ballot forms. Choose someone to be your designated agent, and they have to pick up your ballot at your local elections board. You fill it out. Then your agent can put it in a drop box or deliver it to the board of elections in D. C and Virginia. There are also plans for anyone who finds themselves in the middle of an emergency. But again the requirements of timing Very For more information. Go to our website Search Health Kate Ryan. W T. O P. News this election could cost you dearly. If you fall for a scam targeting voters in Maryland. It's a call that appears to be coming from the Maryland board of Elections on the line. Someone tells you they need your full social security number to process your ballot. Your response should be ending the call because it's a scam. Maryland attorney General Brian Frosh, his office says giving out your full social could lead to your money or identity being stolen, according to the Consumer Protection Division. If you say forgot to sign your ballot envelope in election office may call you and at the most ask you for the last four digits of your social. The bottom line. If you are ever in doubt about a call, just hang up and call your local election office directly. Mike Murillo. W T o P. News If you're.
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"Most complaints of misconduct made against DC police officers in the past two years. That were referred to the police chief for discipline apparently did not result in any serious punishment. The report comes from D. C s Police Complaints Board, or PCB, which operates independently from the police department. When a citizen makes a complaint against a KN officer. The PCB investigates and if it finds the complaint is valid, it's forwarded to the chief to decide on discipline. But in the last two years, the report finds most of these complaints resulted in low level reprimands or simply more training. It says This could allow officers to believe their behavior is acceptable and that the department does not take complaints from the public seriously. The report recommends that D C council consider changes to the disciplinary process. W T O P has reached out to D. C police for comment. Michelle Bash w. T O P
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"There is a new report finding most complaints of misconduct made against DC police officers in the past two years that were referred to the police chief for discipline apparently did not result in serious punishment. The report comes from D. C S Police Complaints Board, or PCB, which operates independently from the police department. When a citizen makes a complaint against a KN officer. The PCB investigates and if it finds the complaint is valid, it's forwarded to the chief to decide on discipline. But in the last two years, the report finds most of these complaints resulted in low level reprimands or simply more training. It says This could allow officers to believe their behavior is acceptable and that the department does not take complaints from the public seriously. The report recommends that D. C council consider changes to the disciplinary process. W T O P has reached out to D. C police for comment. Michelle Bash w T o P News
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"Michelle Bash w T O P News. Two more student forums will be held on October 13th and 20th the process of Considering whether to rename the school is expected to stretch well in the next year, D C. Residents have a chance to suggest the renaming of a school that many believe has a name associated with racism. The public now has a chance to offer up ideas for renaming Woodrow Wilson High School in War three, A panel commissioned by Mayor Bowser over the summer during racial justice protest. Ng found it to be among more than 20, D. C. Public schools and buildings that should change. D CPS says they agree with the mayor and others that the former President is associated with a racist legacy and policies of segregation. People can fill out a form online, suggesting a name up until October. 30th when finalists will be narrowed down. Ken Duffy w T. O P News still ahead after traffic and weather, a local public school superintendent is getting attention for enrolling his child in a private school. It's 507 foryou, food. He's out there unwrapping a McDonald's steak, egg and cheese bagel. Look at this steak and the juice running down the side a little bit on the wrapper here and then a fluffy egg and really cheese photo was looking just so good. Mmm. Mmm. Grilled onions on about a bagel, too. Thumbs off a McDonald's steak, egg and cheese bagel for breakfast. Love it more bump up participating McDonald's the Go through some.
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"T o p. Never miss a moment and good evening. I'm Michelle Bash Mike Jakaya set the editor's desk coming up. We expect to have Enough vaccines for every American By April, President Trump says a Corona virus vaccine will be ready to go once it's approved. The Rising Cove in 19 death toll brings a call from the House speaker. Contempt for science Must stop. I'm Mitchell Miller today on the hill Layoffs, service cuts what Metro's considering to balance the budget on Kate Ryan on Wall Street, The Dow Down to 45, NASDAQ down 1 17 s and P Down 38. It's 6 31 President Trump today doubled down on his promise to rapidly deploy a Corona virus vaccine, he says work is underway to have dosage is ready. We'll have manufactured at least 100 million vaccine doses before the end of the year. And likely much more than that. Hundreds of millions of doses will be available every month, and we expect to have enough vaccines for every American by April. Mr. Trump also said that once the vaccine is approved, it will go out quickly Assume as a vaccine is approved. The administration will deliver to the American people immediately. Distribution will begin. Within 24 hours. Director of the CDC Dr Robert Redfield says the U. S won't start vaccinating people until November or December at the earliest and that it will be limited. Redfield also says a vaccine won't be widely available until the summer or early fall of next year. There are currently three drugmakers backed by the U. S in late stage testing for potential vaccines. Now. The announcement from the president comes on the heels of a major reversal by the Centers of Disease Control for Disease Control. Rather on the issue of virus testing. The CDC now says anyone who has been within 6 Ft. Of someone with a documented Corona virus infection for at least 15 minutes should be tested for the virus. It marks the return back to previous testing guidance, following last month's suggestion that such people would not need to be tested if they had no symptoms. Health experts criticized that earlier guidance and yesterday The New York Times reported that the earlier recommendation was not written by CDC scientists. It was posted to the CDC website over their objections. The U. S death toll from Cove in 19 will soon surpass 200,000 and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Trumps Politics Can't be ALLOWED to overtake SCIENCE W T O PEACE Mitchell Miller has today on the hill. We know what science tells us we need to do, and that's what we have to go. House Speaker Losi is holding firm on the Democrat's plan for $2 Trillion to deal with pandemic relief. Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt says time is running out. Lots of things like the airline layoffs occur. October 1. We need to get this done. Pelosi, meanwhile, remains critical of President Trump, as well as GOP lawmakers for not doing more to back scientific experts. These enablers they're gonna have to tell their Children and their grandchildren the responsibility they have for the fact that we're 200,000 People did and that didn't have TTO happen on Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller. W T o P New STILL to come here on w T O P As early voting begins in Virginia. A new poll shows how Americans are likely to vote this year.
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"Michelle bash like Jakarta said the editor's desk. Coming up encouraging trial results in the race for a Corona virus vaccine will have a special report. Federal judge's son killed in New Jersey was a Catholic University student. Kate Ryan, members of Congress return and pay tribute to their late colleague John Lewis on Capitol Hill. I'm Mitchell Miller. The importance of this one benefit at work is being brought into focus by the pandemic. I'm John Doman. Tao up nine. NASDAQ Up to 64 S and P, up 27 83 degrees in Washington at 7 31 CBS News UPDATE. OXFORD University researchers say a Corona virus vaccine trial produced a 12 punch of an immune response in antibodies and T cells that help fight the virus. The W H O CZE Mike Ryan, There's a long way to go these air phase one studies. We now need to move into larger scale real world trials, but it is good to Seymour Data. On more products moving into this very important phase cases are spiking in California, Lake County Supervisor's chair Katherine Barker Increase We have seen lately in cases for covert 19 are in part connected with the Fourth of July activities. It will take approximately 2 to 3 weeks between when someone is first exposed until they test positive. In Florida, which has more than 10,000 new cases a day. Anger boiled over Governor DeSanto parents need to be free to choose the best environment for their kids. And if that means they prefer distance learning. Because they're not comfortable with having kids in school. And that's their decision. CBS NEWS update on Pam Coulter. Now to the pandemics effects. Locally, infections of novel Corona virus are trending upward in Maryland, Virginia and D. C and they are as they are rather in close to 40 other states. But more than over the past 24 hours, some numbers have ticked down Virginia's reporting nearly 1000 new cases and four new deaths over the past week, it counted more than 1000 new cases for three days after a nearly The new cases Friday and Saturday. Maryland says there were 500 cases and five deaths on Sunday in D. C..
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"But the amendment was defeated. Michelle Bash w T o P News Get ready to pay more for gas in D. C that EEC counsel has raised the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon and gotten rid of some tax breaks for businesses. They're hoping it will help dig the city out of its pandemic related financial slide. Lawmakers did not pass and income tax increase for the wealthy. The council did raise another $63 million by increasing taxes on businesses that money will go to social services, including housing vouchers, assistance to undocumented immigrants and mental health assistance in schools. Tax increases go against the advice of Mayor Muriel Bowser, who argue that it's foolhardy to raise taxes this year. Given the uncertainty of the Economy Council's unanimous approval of the budget for the fiscal year starts October 1st. It came in the first of two votes on the budget this month. While work is being done to ADM. Or African American history to state schools, Virginia's top educator, says there is still a bigger problem. Virginia Education Secretary Carney says the bigger issue is that we teach history with a bias shown and how we teach about the birth of the nation. We're fighting for freedom and democracy. And then there's these other people who are not as good as us. And he says Stories of those who continued to struggle such as African Americans and women are often glossed over or not told so he thinks history needs to be I'm holistic lads and somebody is from another planet, and they're learning our history. But not any bias is it should be done in a way that we're teaching all complete histories. Virginia's begun to revise how it teaches history to include a more rounded picture in the past decade. He expects more when the next standards of learning or implemented in 2022 Michelle Morello w T o P News. Up ahead after a check of traffic and weather. We'll go deeper on a Supreme Court decision affecting a requirement of Obama care. It's 11 07 Adam Mentum are dedicated.
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"Had to evacuate. Michelle Bash w T o P News 5 22 Today is Blackout Day. If you're unfamiliar with it, it's a day people are encouraged to spend money of black owned businesses. There's a similar movement online, Adore Lee. If the opulence Vineyards has also seen a search online sales for her wine have Quadra Bolt. We got to keep that moment. All we have to let everybody know and most of all, If you drink I won and you like a one. Take the social media and tell him it's good. It's not just social media making a difference. Google says searches for black owned businesses near me hit an all time high in June, and Yelp changed its search function, making it easier to find companies that are black owned. At CBS reporter Nischelle Medina. In other news, we have an update on that deadly triple shooting in Southeast overnight. Police have ID'd the bodies they discovered about 1 15 this morning on Bass Place near 50th Street and Marshall Heights. There, 56 year old Claudette Williams of Southeast 20 year old Juwan Weight of Northeast and 29 year old marquees Lewis of Clinton, Maryland. Police say Williams in one of the young men were found in a car. The other was found nearby on the street. There's a $25,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest and conviction. A man from Maryland who works for the U. S. Air Force is in big trouble Today. Eddie Ray Johnson of Brandywine has been indicted for allegedly charging up to $1.1 million on a government credit card. And using close to 800 K. For himself. Johnson was a civilian who planned congressional travel. He also reviewed and approved accounting packages from trip escorts. Coming up in money News. All street gives back much of gains from yesterday Big day for a Maryland company's vaccine. I'm Jeff Global, 5 24 Your home is your castle, your.
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"News and I Michelle bash efforts to screen people for corona virus that started at five U. S. airports earlier this month are being expanded to another fifteen airports nationwide including Dulles here's how it works travelers arriving from China get their temperature taken answer written questions about their travel and provide their contact information to the centers for disease control and prevention if a passenger is sick they're evaluated to determine if they should be hospitalized passengers who are not sick are given a health information card telling them what symptoms to watch for within fourteen days of leaving China Michelle bash WTOP news new tonight a murder charge now in effect against a police officer in the deadly shooting of a handcuffed man last evening W. T. O. P.'s Liz Anderson with our report I am able to come to our community this evening and offer you a reasonable explanation for the events that occurred prince George's county police chief Hanks the ones he says the shooting death of forty three year old William Howard green of southeast DC was a crime corporal Michael one is charged with second degree murder voluntary and involuntary man slaughter first degree assault and a firearms charge in green staff one has been with the department for ten years he was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon now before the shooting in and another officer went to check out a traffic accident around seven twenty Monday night your Saint Barnabas road and Winston St witnesses told them green hit their car so the offices approached him they took green from his car handcuffed him and then put him in the front of once cruiser they thought he was high on something while waiting for a drug expert to arrive home and sat on the driver's side then a short time later green was shot seven times the officers took green from the car to provide medical aid he was taken to the hospital but died a short time later Liz Anderson WTOP news you can read more a W. T. O. P. dot com accused white supremacists indicted after being accused of planning a big attack in our region the story coming up.