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"Was killed during a shooting that took place along a crowded U street in D.C. on Sunday Night. Now, police have identified the teenager who lost his life. We go first to WTO's Mike Morello. U.S. 15 year old chase pool of northwest and D.C. police say he was shot along with three others, including a police officer after officers shut down an unpermitted motella vent at you in 14th street, organizers of the event long live go go D.C. on Instagram responded to what happened by saying it doesn't condone violence of any sort and that the annual motella gathering is a symbol of black culture in D.C. and is built on the foundation of peace, advisory neighborhood commissioner for the area sable Harris. I'm so frustrated that this happened. He defended the event. This incident happened after motella and so a permit wouldn't have stopped the violence from occurring. Mike Morello, WTO P news. Ridiculo. The gun violence at 14th and U streets northwest has sparked criticism from D.C. police union chairman Greg pemberton of police reforms passed by the council two years ago. All of our predictions have come true that crime has been skyrocketing. The homicide rate is the worst it's been in 20 years and there's been a mass exodus of police officers. But board one council member Brian Nadeau says the union is politicizing the latest shooting. There were hundreds of police present and they were fully capable of doing their jobs. The dose has residents want guns off the streets, but pemberton charges the courts are too lenient on individuals arrested with illegal guns. Congress is again being denied testimony from the Washington commander's owner over the toxic workplace. He is accused of overseeing for years. A letter from Dan Snyder's lawyer says he has a business conflict in France the day after tomorrow, NBC sports Washington got a hold of the letter that says, if Snyder were to testify remotely, he would also not have the benefit of legal counsel at his side. That's because his lawyer has a scheduling conflict as well. The committee says if Snyder really wanted to cooperate with the panel's investigation, he would find a way to appear the day after tomorrow, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will testify before the panel virtually. If you've driven on route 9 in western loudoun county, you know it's a picturesque two lane road through vineyards and farms. It's also a congested commuter route that could soon get some improvements. Here on route 9 at Harper's ferry road is one of the choke points for commuters, many of them coming from Maryland and West Virginia. A safety and traffic study that will be reviewed by the loudoun county board of supervisors recommends around about here. And several other places along route 9. Those are some of the long-term fixes to keep traffic moving and improve safety. Short term improvements include warning signs flashing beacons and center line rumble strips en route 9 near mechanics go Virginia Neil or TLP news. And here's more about the crash on the Clara Barton Parkway Montgomery county fire says three people were taken to the hospital one with life threatening injuries. The crash happened at around four this afternoon on the outbound lanes after the Glen echo turnaround, it's still not clear what caused the crash, do stay with us here and at WTO P dot com for the latest. And coming up after traffic and
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"Good afternoon I'm Mike Morello Acacia James is our producer the top stories we're following for you today with high gas prices and even high prices of housing Where we've seen the R word used a lot lately That of course recession Are we on the brink of seeing one of those will treasury secretary Janet Yellen has to say I don't think a recession is at all inevitable Clearly inflation is unacceptably high It's President Biden's top priority to bring it down to your Powell has said that his goal is to bring inflation down while maintaining a strong labor market Yellen speaking on ABC's this week with George Stephanopoulos she says the economy has been growing at a very rapid rate as the labor market recovers but now she expects it to transition to steady and stable growth On gas prices they continue to take a bite out of everybody's wallets in the D.C. area the average price for a gallon of regular gas is 5 bucks and diesel hit the highest price ever at $5 and 81 cents a gallon nationally with the average around the D.C. area around 6 bucks a gallon All this is demand for fuel is up 9% over the last weekend nationwide So what is feeding this price increase Refineries are not distributed evenly across the country You'll find lower gas prices in southern states where there are more refineries As you head west there are fewer In California you have to drive and thus the gasoline there is more valuable and with very few refineries It's going to be more expensive Robert Sinclair is a spokesperson for triple-A He says there are four main contributors to the price of gas Taxes distribution and marketing and refining all.
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"Fox assistant administrator for the office of water for the EPA toward WSE waters Silver Spring lab Testing nitrogen levels It's here that both drinking water and wastewater samples are tested 500,000 of them a year They're put into machines which deliver results in minutes Fox as the tour here in the new pipeline installing Laurel that she saw gives her a better understanding of needs We'll be investing $50 billion in water infrastructure investments in water infrastructure projects Harlow Reed CEO for WSC water says while they don't know yet what infrastructure money they'll be getting for improvements We'll just trying to be ready In Silver Spring Mike Morello WTO P news So do you drive a fuel efficient car Well it could save you some money in Virginia for other reasons All you have to do is sign up for the mileage choice program It's open to people who pay a highway use fee and drive electric hybrid or similar vehicles This fee is based on the number of miles driven by the average virginian each year if you drive fewer than the average of 11,600 miles you save money And there's no penalty if you don't If you want to enroll you want to do it before renewing your registration 6 55 money news 25 and 55 here we go with Jeff clay bob That was down more than 400 points this morning by the close it was up 238 The S&P 500 Index up 24 a half percent gain the NASDAQ of a 166 points that was one and a quarter percent Elon Musk looks set to own Twitter It's bored as approved Musk's $44 billion.
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"One 800 her love will go to murderous diamonds dot com This is WTO P news Ten 23 is where continues to free a huge cargo ship that's been stuck in the muck of the Chesapeake Bay A top state official is demanding that the company that owns that ship pony up millions of dollars to pay for the damage it's already caused and could cause later to both the environment and the economy For some that have seen it there for a month the ship ever Ford may seem ever stuck in the Chesapeake Bay the ship ran aground on March 13th and so far attempts to refloat it have failed Maryland controller Peter Franco and a letter to the president of the American branch of the evergreen shipping agency corporation which owns the ship says the company should start a $100 million fund to show it's a good faith actor in this He says the money can be used to pay to get the ship floating again and as potential compensation for the seafood industry during the harvest season more than 200 containers have been removed from the ship as the coast guard says it will attempt again as early as this weekend to free it Mike Morello WTO news Amtrak wants to own and operate union station so the train company is asking a judge to order the takeover by imminent domain Amtrak wants to assume ownership and management of the station so it can make long planned and long delayed multi-billion dollar investment Amtrak wants to expand its concourse expansion and repair or replace a tunnel that runs under the station It's in bad shape Amtrak says it has experience owning and operating rail stations in Baltimore Philadelphia New York and Chicago Money news a 25 and 55 Let's go to John Aaron Russia may now be in default on some of its debt Moody says that because Russia tried to service some bonds.
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"The ground in centerville at around 8 20 Thursday night It too produced 85 mile an hour winds It was about 80 yards long 30 yards wide no one was hurt but at least 15 pine trees were uprooted and the tornado touched down right next to cub run elementary Virginia Republican governor Glen youngkin continues his push for the General Assembly to suspend the state's gas tax the legislation would suspend the tax for three months that tax is about 26 cents per gallon if approved the tax would be suspended for may June and July and then would slowly phase back in for August and September The governor's push comes as lawmakers reconvened in a special session today to finish the budget they spent a little over an hour in the state capitol but were unable to reach a budget deal today The average price for regular gas in Virginia is $4 and 5 cents down 7 cents from a week ago but much higher than it was a month ago Meanwhile Maryland's Republican governor has signed into law a new congressional district map This comes after a judge ordered the democratic controlled General Assembly to literally go back to the drawing board Mike Murillo kicks off our team coverage Governor Larry Hogan called the first map approved by the General Assembly in December unconstitutional and an annual county circuit court judge later agreed ordering it be redrawn It was Now he says the new map is Miles away from the really incredibly gerrymandered map that was thrown out by the court The new map has more compact districts and a controversial modification of the only district controlled by a Republican congressman is out Also with the appeals filed in the case he says We all came to an agreement that it was something they should not pursue That clears up one lawsuit over maps but to avoid a delayed primary the Court of Appeals needs to decide on another challenge one a special magistrate recommends should be denied Mike Morello WTO news I'm Kate Ryan The newly redrawn congressional district map that lawmakers came up with shifts the boundaries in Maryland for a number of districts For example according to Maryland matters the changes to the 6th district make it more competitive for Republicans as it trims a segment of Montgomery county and now includes sections of Carol and northern Frederick counties the lone congressional seat held by a Republican in Maryland district one has also been redrawn to include all of harford county a dependably Republican district Kate Ryan WTO P news Knew this evening the Washington commanders are refuting a report that's accused the team of withholding ticket revenue from visiting teams in a statement to team spokeswoman says there was absolutely no withholding of ticket revenue at any time She adds that the revenues are subject to independent audit and anyone who offered testimony suggesting a withholding of revenue has committed perjury plain and simple She says two days ago front office sports reported citing sources that at least one report rather one person gave information to congressional investigators alleging the team did not pass along the full 40% of ticket revenue required by NFL rules after the team's statement the lawyer for former Washington vice president of sales and customer service Jason Friedman blasted the team for denying the report and accusing him of perjury The attorney says her client came forward at the request of the congressional oversight committee and testified truthfully with evidence Coming up after traffic and weather some information you should hear if you're thinking of investing your hard earned money in cryptocurrency 1107.
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"Decided to take advantage of So far no arrests have been made Mike Morello WTO news WTO at four 42 President Biden has made changes to a State of the Union speech to address Russia's attack on Ukraine That's what a person familiar with the speech that is planned for tonight tells The Washington Post this week This after members of his administration hoped it could be a kind of reset for the president Washington Post White House reporter Tyler pager The speech is still in flux even though we're about 24 hours away Obviously the situation in Ukraine continues to change and unfortunately deteriorate as Russia continues to pollster its invasion of the country and so I think the president and his advisers are really keen to be able to deliver a speech that reflects the moment The president has talked quite a bit about wanting to restore alliances abroad since often talked about this existential battle between democracies and autocracies and this feels like a moment where he wants to speak to the ongoing threat that he sees democracies are under I think the exact way that he phrases the situation in Ukraine is still being worked out among his aides and Pfizer's as they go through the speech and fine tune it But I do think that one of the things he's really going to talk about is America's role in rallying the world to come up with a coordinated and unified response The administration has been particularly satisfied with its ability to get its allies on board to push through some of the toughest sanctions we've seen on a foreign country in recent years Washington Post Tyler pager talking but WTO's Michelle bash Double DTP news time Now four 44 President Biden as we said delivering his first State of the Union tonight and at the same time the Secret Service in charge of security for the address of the capital is promising tight protection while safeguarding the right of peaceful demonstrations and protests simultaneously While law enforcement says it's still not clear there'll be much along the lines of truck convoys and protests Tuesday night They're not taking any chances Matthew stole her special agent in charge of the Washington field office of the Secret Service says plans are in place to ensure public safety in and around the capitol I assure you that we have a very robust security plan and we're very we're very confident in that So protesting truck convoys assembled in other states are rolling toward the region D.C. police chief Robert Conti says peaceful demonstrations are welcome in Washington but blocking traffic won't be tolerated Anyone who's disrupting traffic or something like that Ultimately it could lead to an arrest Particularly on WTO P news Sports at 15 and 45 on WTO WTO P at four 45 Tuesday morning first and march welcome to a new months sports time indeed rob's turn once again this morning Major League Baseball and its locked out players continued meetings well past midnight in a last ditch effort to salvage the scheduled March 31st opening day while significant progress has yet to be made on some key issues the two sides reportedly agreed to expand the playoffs back home the capitals find themselves in the midst of concurrent losing streaks after falling to the Toronto Maple Leafs 5 three It's their third straight lost overall their 6th in a row at Capital One arena How do you guys snap out of it Tom Wilson I mean we probably need to start a little bit better in our home ice They're a fast team So it's easier said than done sometimes but I think once we found our game we realized how to kind of tell the ice and they didn't get much In.
4 Washington DC Men Arrested For Carjackings in Massive DMV Crime Spree
"In car jackings has hit our region since the pandemic began Now, eight of those cases in Maryland, Virginia and D C appear to have been solved with the arrest of four D. C. Men as Carjacking cases. Spike. Montgomery County Police chief Marcus Jones says his department and others teamed up to create a Carjacking town. Force a result of it. Investigators identified four suspects who committed eight Carjackings throughout the D. M V 2 18 year olds into 21 Year old from D. C have been arrested. They're believed to be behind 22 crimes in all, including the armed robberies of several businesses and 80 M. There were people whose lives were clearly threatened by these individuals, but the search for car jackers continues. Jones says. His county alone has seen more than 38 car jacking since last fall, mainly in the Bethesda in silver Spring areas That's more than double the case is seen and All of 2019 in Gaithersburg, Mike Morello. W T o P News Well,
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"White House police are expecting up to two hundred thousand people for a rally in the nation's capital crews worked to fortify the perimeter of the White House military personnel were also out on the streets in a new video NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for racial equality he is now encouraging them to speak out and peacefully protest we are listening I am listening and I will be reaching out to players who have raised their voices and others on how we can improve and go forward for a better and more United NFL team former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick was engulfed in controversy over taking a knee during the national anthem investors like today's better than expected jobs report and sent the Dow up eight hundred and twenty nine points this is CBS news never miss a moment top news from W. T. O. P. twenty four seven three sixty five listen on air on Alexa end of the W. T. O. P. app good Friday evening nine oh three Friday the fifth day of June twenty twenty seventy one degrees outside looking at a low of about sixty and good evening I'm Joe Walters the top local story we're following for you this hour of course involves those demonstrations over the death of George Floyd they continue in DC for the eighth straight night new this hour those demonstrators are once again on the move after protesting through the rain outside the White House WTOP's Mike Morello joins us now with the latest L. as in several small marches take place this evening but now much of the crowd gathered near the White House earlier is on the move WTOP's can Duffy is with the crowd and joins us live yes Mike that group that was at Lafayette park the central triangle marching down Pennsylvania Avenue now headed to the capitol building it's going to happen a couple nights ago as well so they kind of March down there set up shop if you will and start making speeches at other locations but earlier they were at.
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"Mike Morello in a valid at the editor's desk coming up concerns growing about a second wave of the corona virus protesters and police clashed in the streets of Hong Kong this afternoon it is twelve thirty one at W. T. this news update our houses of worship ready to welcome congregations in person again as they re open amid the ongoing call that nineteen pandemic pastor Charles Parker third at the rock solid Baptist church in New Jersey says yes people coming to our church will have a touchless temperature taken anybody one hundred point four and above would not be able to come to the church bell everybody coming into the church building will wear masks CBS is Vicky Barker reports a new British study suggests that the corona virus is still spreading at epidemic rates in twenty four states the researchers at imperial college London say it appears twenty six states have succeeded in containing covert nineteen but they say they're modeling suggests the virus is still spreading at epidemic rates in twenty four others Texas tops that list followed by Arizona Illinois Colorado and twenty others mostly in the south and Midwest in the US there are more than one point six million cases of the corona virus CBS news update and Alison Keyes twelve thirty two here the latest stats on the corona virus were learning that there have been more than thirteen hundred new confirmed cases of the illness in Maryland Virginia over the past twenty four hours that breaks down to more than eight hundred new cases in both Maryland and Maine Maryland rather and almost five hundred new cases in Virginia yesterday the district announced seventy three new cases they have released their new numbers for today since the outbreak began Maryland has recorded more than forty six thousand coronavirus cases in Virginia there are more than thirty six thousand cases and in DC more than seventy nine hundred cases almost four thousand people have died in DC Maryland and Virginia since the outbreak began for covering the ambers and more data you can check out our custom info graphics to WTOP dot com search coronavirus speaking to reporters national security adviser Robert o'brien says the administration opposes China's proposed national security law that would ban secessionists in the burst of activity as well as foreign interference in.
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"Social distancing Mike Morello WTOP news whether on the aids and when it breaks let's start on the capital beltway with new issues being reported on the outer loop near Georgia Avenue report of a broken down vehicle Black Rock blocking he said the left lane otherwise you're right around the capital beltway in Montgomery and prince George's counties pretty quiet though getting a little damp especially if you drive between oxen hill and about rude fifty both internet or Luke picking up some of the shower activity more shower activity in Maryland to seventy between Frederick and ballads rock feel now creeping beyond inside the account a connector heading toward Montrose with the the rain now falling might be splitting up the road a little bit with caution also getting some rain reported on the capital beltway actually there Montgomery County between the legion bridge in about the two seventy sperm with caution but otherwise nothing else pending my ninety five the B. W. parkway no reported issues fifty across the bay bridge the issue is not rain but rather fog and it's pretty dense especially on the eastern side of the bridge with caution more following distance less speed and low beam headlights two lanes eastbound two lanes westbound getting to and from the shore on this holiday weekend releases part of it on the Virginia side more rain be reported ninety five pretty much anywhere north of Fredericksburg all the way up to the Springfield interchange my fights and damp pavement with caution otherwise no issue spending on ninety five or on three ninety five for that matter all the way to the fourteenth street bridge sixty six between Haymarket the Roslyn tunnel if you dance between the raindrops you will find some mobile work westbound after Sudley road exit forty sevens over on the right side not really blocking as much as it is distracting Ian Crawford WTOP traffic we continue to track some showers as they're making their way onto the area even some heavier rain at times as we move on through the overnight hours the morning hours though looking a little bit better but can't rule out a a couple of showers maybe a rumble of thunder out there on our Saturday although most of the day is dry for high temperature of eighty degrees Sunday drive more clouds over the high of seventy two Monday high of seventy eight degrees under mostly cloudy skies for your Memorial Day and right now Tuesday coming quite nice mostly sunny high of eighty two I'm struggling for chief meteorologist Doug Kammerer right now we're at sixty seven degrees and holding outside the WTO he studios in our nation's because what you're seeing on your commute call the WTOP traffic center at eight six six three zero for WTOP Washington's top news traffic and weather keeping you informed twenty four seven three sixty five and still ahead this early midnight hour exactly one AM our Saturday morning may twenty third on WTO ocean city lifeguards have new policies because of the corona virus I'm a guy Nelly we told you last month about those Fairfax county students locally.
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"Sing along he got quite the shock when one of the videos he got back was from the keyboard player of the legendary rock and roll band begin when Sean geyser the music teacher at mater dei school sent out a video in which she played on guitar journey's don't stop believing kids send videos back of them singing their marks when he once the mission came from someone a little too old for grade school I am Jonathan came from Germany told them his father inspired this song is seen my father was my biggest coach any played encourage them in song to they all got a front row seat to journey concert see the video WTOP dot com Mike Morello WTOP news settle for less than a Honda six forty five years Christiane Redskins wide receiver Cody Latimer signed back in April was arrested early Saturday morning in Colorado charged with five counts including assault and illegal discharge of a firearm ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeting a statement from Latimer's attorney Harvey Steinberg that read quote there's an entire backstory to this situation that constitutes one of the most highly provocative situations you can imagine please withhold judgment until all the facts of what took place that night are known and quote Schefter also tweeting that former redskin now Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar surrendered to Miramar Florida police on Saturday Dunbar along with the giants defensive back D. Andre Baker were wanted by police over an alleged incident that took place at a party this past week the Redskins all time leader in sacks dexter Manley tested positive for covert nineteen a source close to Manley's family tells the athletic that manly is resting comfortably and is in no imminent danger at this time I'm Christiane WB sports sports at fifteen and forty five brought to you by your local Honda dealer don't settle for less than a Honda and coming up after traffic and weather lots of area residents will get free corona.
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"Mike Morello WTOP news it's eleven thirteen here on W. T. O. P. some state and local governments are beyond frustrated in their battle for personal protective gear first the feds sell them they've got to order their own and when they do the feds swoop in and take it that is left local leaders furious tens of thousands of N. ninety five masks ordered by counties in northern Virginia last month never arrived instead the order preempted by the federal government which by law it can do during a national emergency but it's still left local government leaders like Latin supervisor Julie breast been upset when we have to work on getting these orders and then they are either disappeared or we are sent to the back of the line to me that's a waste of resources Loudon county was supposed to get thirty thousand and ninety five masks in that canceled order Arlington was supposed to get fifty thousand of them it's my understanding that we started acting regionally because of the difficulty in placing orders as a smallish county when you look nationwide Loudon county leaders say they've been able to procure more masks since then it's gallons that they're running low on jondo and WTOP news all our favorite teams are still sidelined during the pandemic but when they start playing again the DC lottery says they will be ready with its new sports betting app given DC world class sports betting app and website in a promotional video the DC lottery is announcing it has named the district sports betting at the gambit DC the app can only be used in the city it has geo fencing to assess players location what is the best.
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"Mike Morello we have a lease Abelson at the editor's desk coming up some big concerns are being raised about the opening of the country too soon if that were to happen services move online as social distancing changes the way the DC area celebrates Easter I'm Valerie bonk good to have you along it is four thirty CBS news to serve health tells CNN the economy in parts of country could have a rolling re entry from the coronavirus shut down as early as next month it is not an all or none it's going to be something that you gradually and carefully in different parts of the country in different ways try to get back this is the case whether health officials can quickly identify and isolate infected people New Jersey governor Phil Murphy tells CBS's face the nation we can't reopen the country too soon I'm all for economic recovery but it's got to be on the back of of of the full health care recovery president trump is making an Easter promise we'll be back together in church is right next to each other celebrate bring the family together like no other we have a lot to be thankful for happy Easter everybody the latest coronavirus numbers more than five hundred forty five thousand infections in the U. S. more than twenty one thousand deaths CBS news update I'm Sam Litzinger it is four thirty two we now have more than fifteen thousand three hundred cases of coronavirus in DC Maryland and Virginia with four hundred twenty seven deaths or eighty two hundred cases in Maryland where two hundred thirty five people have died Virginia has more than fifty two hundred cases and one hundred and forty two deaths do you see as almost nineteen hundred cases with fifty deaths and more than four hundred fifty people have recovered from the virus in Maryland and four hundred ninety three of done so in DC Virginia doesn't share recovery data the federal government is forcing the production of more facemask the White House is using the defense production act to boost the production of N. ninety five masks to help deal with the corona virus pandemic the Pentagon says one hundred and thirty three million dollars will be used to push the production of masks to more than thirty nine million over the next ninety days the masks will be made under the defense production act which president trump has invoked to increase the availability of medical supplies the act gives the federal government broad authority to direct private companies to meet the needs of national defense the government first place bulk orders for N..
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"Mike Morello WTOP news two forty one you've heard this has been a rough time for the events industry because of restrictions on gatherings and a reluctance to travel but some say that could mean a wedding boom come fall yes the files looking very busy that's Amy Griffin of eight Griffin events she says many are opting to postpone upcoming weddings until the fall main junior high season for DC source number in October so right now we're looking at may and June being combined us cover October she says this is actually a great time to get engaged tenders are eager to business they're excited to work with people they're a little under water with trying to get this other weddings settled but you know start planning for public spring twenty twenty one or the off season of December January February John Aaron WTOP news as more of us work remotely more employees are wearing pajamas during the work day it's something they didn't realize they didn't have enough of pajama pants a lot of just PJ cancer selling Ellie the Danes is the owner of the pajama company maybe that's because this could be the new normal people are been working maybe two or three weeks now and it's settling in this isn't just going to be for a week or so her theory on why pajama pants are selling more as many people working at home still have to video conference with co workers who can see them from the waist up but not what they're wearing from the waist down right now my daughter who is working from home is downstairs on a video chat she is wearing a great looking top but I know and she knows she's going to GM as Michelle Morello WTOP news the three D. printer becomes a weapon in the struggle against the corona virus Karen more fit is with KCNC TV in Denver with a massive shortage of personal protective equipment for medical personnel Colorado companies.
Coronavirus: 3rd Washington, DC firefighter positive
"A third DC firefighter has tested positive for coronavirus that person's part of roughly two hundred and forty confirmed cases in our region and WTOP's Mike Morello starts our team coverage now with this live report we were just notified an hour ago that we had a third member that has god been tested positive DC fire chief Gregory dean says so far one hundred and forty one members of the fire and EMS department are being self quarantine because they had contact with the two first positive cases with the department now a third is reported how is the department handling being down so many members after tendencies and we're looking at all the contingencies from how we're deploying our resources how many resources we have meantime DC police chief Peter Newsham says several department members are self quarantining because of potential explode exposure but no one in the department has tested positive he's also urging the public notified the call taker so that first responders may take appropriate safety precautions before their arrival that's of course when you make a call to nine one one
DC Takes Big Steps To Mitigate Effects Of Coronavirus
"Meanwhile in the district prevention measures now include closing schools I'm calling off big gatherings mass gatherings of more than two hundred and fifty people are now banned in DC DC department of health director Dr Lakhwinder Nesbitt says the hope is big events will be called off that would have people kind brigading increasing opportunities for that at the transmission of coronavirus easy memory bouncer says more than half of DC's work force will work from home with many operations being done remotely others will continue to be performed at public buildings but under modified operations the school system live access online learning for students in sites where those who depend on free lunches can get food Mike Morello WTOP
First three coronavirus cases confirmed in Maryland, all in Montgomery County
"Maryland's three confirmed cases of corona virus are in Montgomery County and now we're hearing from county leaders about the situation there is no reason to panic Montgomery county executive Marc Elrich trying to reassure residents after three patients all of whom recently took a cruise tested positive county health officer Travis scales they sought medical care at different points they did experience symptoms upon returning he says before they were self quarantine there was some level of normal activity but he has a couple in their seventies and a woman in her fifties did limit their activities when symptoms kicked in the state is working to identify those they came in contact with these are travel related cases by Gail says the county is preparing for any possible community spread I wouldn't say it's a habitable but we're planning for that in Rockville Mike Morello
Washington D.C.: Maryland tests two new patients for possible cases of coronavirus; Gov. Hogan says he’ll request $10M for preparedness
"Maryland's governor is urging residents to not panic but take corona virus seriously this comes as two more potential cases of the illness are turned over to the CDC in the state to Marylanders who recently traveled to China met the CDC criteria and governor Larry Hogan says that puts the state's total to four potential cases the first two cases coming back negative Hogan says he's been holding frequent meetings with his cabinet and that the state is working with local governments to make sure everyone is prepared which includes ten million dollars for emergency coronavirus virus preparedness expenses Dr Fran Phillips with the state department of health says that also includes continual communication with health care providers as a state lab is also ready to begin testing here once the CDC allows that at the Maryland emergency management agency in Reisterstown Mike Morello WTOP
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"Only on WTOP news three oh six Tuesday morning a seventeen year old boy accused of killing his mother and six year old brother at their Virginia home on Valentine's day making his first appearance in court on Monday Levi Norwood a junior at liberty high in Bilton faces two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of thirty four year old Jennifer Norwood and first grader Wyatt Norwood Levi is also accused of wounding his thirty seven year old dad Josh Norwood investigation shows a Levi on that day Valentine's day apparently fired a shot from the basement wounding his father in the head then that fired back since the killings Norwood's father has had to defend himself from accusations recently that he is a racist who opposed his son's romantic relationship with a black girl the father telling The Washington Post he is not a white supremacist Democrats in Richmond are pushing ahead with gun control measures the bills have passed the house this week and are moving out of Senate committees to the full Senate soon WTOP's Mike Barolo reports that is not the without pushback crack on gun owners during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing people on both sides of the gun debate spoke up especially over a bill which would allow local governments to decide on gun possession those against it argued we won't know where we can and can't cure because you've got all over the place different rules for it say communities planning an outing or an event in a park and they would want to be able to prohibit firearms in those circumstances in the end the bill backed by the state's democratic governor Ralph Northam will move forward so ones that aim to have guns removed from owners who are deemed a threat to themselves or others or who are under a protective order Mike Morello WTOP news Virginia Senate is expected to vote.
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"Mike Morello updating us state on the interludes stand after route three fifty five Wisconsin Avenue in four car crash only though a single right lane does catch by now were backed up on the interleukin around the curve more importantly southbound I two seventy jammed up all the way roughly to the area and all the old Georgetown road and we are finding Amarillo bribery necking delays hand those delays are back to Georgia Avenue we can keep it moving if you can if you're on the outer loop of the capital beltway dealing with the weekend closure on the westbound side of the ICC ring two hundred between way hell road and Georgia Avenue you're taken off and wait hill road it's not affecting the lanes are all open actually over on the eastbound side in Maryland ninety five pretty good right between the two beltways and the volume delays have decreased if you will both directions and the B. W. parkway slightly better right between four and ten Riverdale up through the bell we won ninety three and I'm much better ride once you're north of ninety one ninety seven no reported problems in either direction to seventy war on route fifty in the district a better ride in both directions on the freeway we've had festivities at the war slowing things down his folks hanging out enjoying some of the activities that have been going on but north bound I ninety three ninety five in Virginia just before you get to the fourteenth street bridge crash activity center lane clearer residual delays also backed up just a bit right now toward Washington Boulevard are three ninety five in Virginia decent shape still finding volume delays southbound ninety five after a Newington it's slow through Lauren after the aka Quanah one twenty three a much better ride past Potomac mills all the way down towards the Fredericksburg area come dine at this Stanford grill enjoy the sophisticated casual setting graceful and attentive service and delicious per shift per pair classic American cuisine now with locations in Colombia and rock feel Steve Dresner WTOP traffic overnight hours temperatures going to drop into the twenties and low thirties just give me a call night clearing quiet but cold none the less by tomorrow morning we are waking up the plenty of.
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"Pasture we have to rebuild the public's trust in the legislative branch WTOP reach out to happen for comment Mike Morello WTOP news agency Virginia's gun laws moving forwards after the house passed a number of bills this week seven gun violence prevention bills Arlington Democrat Patrick pope says range from universal background checks on gun sales and restoring Virginia's one handgun a month purchase a lot to a red flag law allowing guns to be temporarily removed from someone who poses a threat to themselves or others proven in other states to save lives other bills had to the Senate would require lost or stolen guns be reported to police raise the age from fourteen to eighteen it's a legal to recklessly leave a gun around a child and make that a felony and let local governments at their own tighter gun possession in transportation laws Republican a crush of the Blacksburg area worries about driving along I eighty one days five jurisdictions madam speaker that could be five different ordinances the Senate version of that bill is more limited the democratic led General Assembly has until March seventh to work out final language on each of the measures Max math WTO Monday the Iowa caucuses Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are statistically tide of a mammoth university poll showing biking with twenty three percent Sanders twenty one percent margin of error here in this poll plus or minus four percentage points from the morning CBS news chief Washington correspondent major Garrett this morning on what a Biden victory would mean for the race versus a sender's swim your written when he would be coming back from stories written not so long ago with the new insurance Mike I feel by the former vice president to finish fourth and I was the first year that would propel him in a very strong way and also suggest that Democrats though there was a great search your purse Bernie Sanders at the last minute turned away and went to a more established a great year that would give Biden tremendous momentum for New Hampshire you all run on South Carolina between the members of this race but it's a very big hypothetical the polling here and I want Democrats I talk to don't understand why this race is so volatile so it but they believe it to be they say anyone or creek when Joe Biden Bernie Sanders even people to judge why because so well organized the state and they don't absolutely we will our lives before and though she had definitely lost momentum in the last month major it's so fascinating because it really seems to suggest people just don't know who they want to vote for I don't want to sleep paralysis because ultimately people are going to make a decision but they are somewhat frozen because they feel this way the first your content is so vital to the Democratic Party in determining momentum for the possible future nominee and they want to get it right and they keep asking themselves what is the right decision and they have gone to burn and they receive the love of god was the only sequel to gone going to bite and it's very and it comes by Paul when you talk about a cold it's got a plus or minus margin of error of four percent that's four percent in each direction the west coast like that it just it's bluish if the phone call and deeply deeply dramatic how much credence do you put in the theory that there's a big split in the Democratic Party between liberals and establishment verse I think it's really as Bernie Sanders jump button and keep desserts curtain war is illustrative of that one thing I keep reminding myself in other reporters here we talk about it with some frequency band with Democrats do if anything the sports year as an art when he could not cook it for himself why is not a registered Democrat and that you're holding argued against Bernie but it's become less potent as the party has to the super great deal because the activist level like you said the revolution I want to break up the system or to bring big bold change or burning his hope that land and that ground for the longest time he calculated wisely it turned out that window progressive field with narrow Elizabeth Warren who led for awhile and with the head of Bernie back in October with this you can fall behind and that's precisely what happened the right now it feels like Bernie inviting down to the wire yes Bernie Sanders were to win is there any evidence to suggest it would have legs in other primaries well certainly regional will be in New Hampshire it's always been a factor if you are in New Hampshire do well Bernice from neighboring Vermont you wins Iowa he goes to New Hampshire with tremendous momentum it is also running strongly.
First case of suspected coronavirus reported in Maryland, individual in good condition
"Evening Maryland is now reporting its first potential coronavirus case it comes as a Virginia man awaits the results of a possible case here in the Commonwealth WTOP is Mike Morello has the latest in Maryland the state says it's transferring its first suspected case to the CDC for confirmation this of course comes after Virginia submitted three potential cases of the CDC two of those have come back negative lab results for a third person a George Mason University student has not come back yet universities as a person lives off campus and a self isolating themselves Dr Anthony Fauci director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases at the national institutes of health says as potential cases are announced around here this is a low risk to the American public and he says if things change to alter the level of risk the CDC will let them know very promptly about that Mike Morello WTOP news meanwhile we just got this update the death toll in China is now one hundred six more than four thousand people their
George Mason University student suspected of contracting deadly coronavirus
"Two we are also following the latest involving the corona virus the US now has five confirmed cases two new cases being reported today one in Los Angeles and California and the other in Maricopa county in Arizona China saying the death toll now is eighty two thousand seven hundred confirmed cases as we hear of more cases around the nation we may be looking at our freight first case of the coronavirus here a George Mason University student may be one of three people suffering from pneumonia like illness in an email the staff and students the university says it's aware of reports about a student recently returned to the school from China who is exhibiting symptoms of the corona virus but it has yet to confirm those reports the email came shortly after the Virginia department of health announced three potential cases in the state one in northern Virginia the other two in central Virginia and as of now there are no confirmed cases in Virginia Dr Lillian peek at the Virginia department of health says there awaiting lab results on the three people from the CDC to confirm they have the illness and she says if you suspect you have it they'll just go to the doctor call ahead Mike Morello
Virginia Investigating 3 Possible Coronavirus Cases
"We could soon be seeing the first confirmed cases of coronavirus in our area and one of region yes first cases may involve a student from China George Mason University says it's aware reports on social media that a student who traveled here from China has similar symptoms so that was caused by the corona virus but he didn't say if those reports are true the message though was accompanied with extensive information on recognizing responding in preventing the spread of the illness which includes calling ahead to medical facilities if you just act you have it the news came not long after Virginia's health department announced three people in the state including one in northern Virginia and two in central Virginia potentially have the Ellis at this point we're waiting for laboratory tests from CDC Dr Lillian peak with the Virginia department of health says those results are expected back by mid week Mike Morello WTOP news and with the virus spreading in China there are now concerns at all major US airports a B. to B. Y. Marshall yesterday a passenger who had been in China were showing flu like symptoms he was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight and referred to a Medical Center for evaluation the person then was cleared and released southwest says the crew was following recommendations from health
Hong Kong declares emergency over coronavirus and closes schools
"In China officials are working to stem the spread of coronavirus it's already sick and more than twelve hundred people forty one of died the Chinese city of Wuhan has banned most vehicle use in the downtown area and Hong Kong is closing schools for two weeks the incubation time for this corona virus according to the CDC is anywhere from two days to two weeks so anyone who has been to Honda who may have come into contact with someone could be a carrier or could develop symptoms and infection at any time two weeks after that fact that is CBS news correspondent rainy Inocencio now as China struggles to stop the spread of the corona virus fears are increasing in the US about it no one should you really start paying attention to the situation here I fully anticipate we're gonna see additional cases are attacks weaker southwest Megan's director of health policy research at Raymond James says that could be ten to twenty cases and as a former Deputy Assistant secretary of the department of health and Human Services he says he knows the situation is being watched closely every day all day you have tracking of this type of information to get too worked up about it not right now he says because people in the U. S. that have come down with the corona virus traveled to China if you start seeing human to human transmission within the United States that's when I would start to become concert he also says the US is well prepared to handle an outbreak Mike Morello
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"Snow at freedom plaza DC Mike Morello WTOP news it's two eleven the flu season has been particularly deadly for children and now it's claimed the life of a child in our area children's national hospitals as a child who arrived last week has died after testing positive for the flu so far more than thirty children around the country have died from the flu the CDC says flu activity is high in DC Maryland and Virginia but children's hospital says it's not too late to get a flu shot it's two twelve Damascus high school's varsity football coach has announced his resignation Damascus varsity football coach Eric Wallich says in a Facebook post that although he's been part of the program as a player and a coach for more than thirty years he needs to make a change he says I need to be more of a dad and less of a coach and this is the main reason for my decision he will remain a teacher at the school after accusations that members of the junior varsity football team took part in locker rooms sexual assaults in twenty eighteen Wallich worked together information and talked to victims in juvenile court for JV players admitted their involvement as a result this school year the entire football program at Damascus was under probation after his team's latest championship win Wallich told The Washington Post there was a lot of wrong publicity about our program and it's just about a suite of a win as I've ever had Michelle bash WTOP news it's two thirteen as friends plan a memorial for a mother of three found killed last Saturday we're learning more about her ex husband who's accused in her murder in the year leading up to thirty one year old Kaitlyn Jones death investigators say they responded to calls for help in our house a dozen times her ex husband is in custody in Frederick County Virginia awaiting extradition to Maryland on the charge of first degree murder WTO peacemaking clarity has more on his past history of abuse thirty one year old Lemuel Roberts could soon face more charges and what investigators say was a crime of domestic violence sources tell WTOP they believe Roberts killed his ex wife around midnight last Saturday detectives say Caitlyn Jones's body was found in Frederick County Maryland at two AM and an hour and a half later Frederick County Virginia sheriff Lenny mill Holland says they got a call about a car burning in Winchester which turned out to be Roberts Buick Jones did not have a protective order against Roberts however sheriff Mulholland says in the year leading up to Johnson's killing deputies responded a dozen times to the Winchester home she shared with Roberts and her three kids however none of the calls resulted in a rest as there were no signs of abuse and no one wants to lay blame four of those calls came in the three days after Roberts was released from jail on bond November seventh he pleaded guilty to assault and battery in two thousand eleven and was on probation for twenty ten assault and battery and adduction charges which sources say was connected to one of Robert's previous relationships Meghan clarity WTOP news a look at sports on the way to fourteen register today for the twenty twenty Pacific operational science and technology conference from March ninth to thirteenth in Honolulu Hawaii joined leaders from industry government and academia to examine the importance of partnership presence and military readiness to the peace and stability.
Thousands expected in DC for 4th Women’s March
"The women's March captured the nation's attention when hundreds of thousands protested president trump back in twenty seventeen this year the numbers are expected to be lower but in spite of what the weather may do the annual March could still bring some big crowds to DC tomorrow thousands of people are expected to step off at ten AM here from freedom plaza in March around the White House we're fighting to take back our rights we're fighting to take back our health care we're fighting to take back our futures and we're fighting to take back our joy Kelly Robbins is with Planned Parenthood action fund and is also helping to organize the event as of today we have about twenty six thousand people are as he peed Rachel o'leary Carmona as the marches CO she says this year's event will be a bit different we are not having speakers this year and we are marching with the marches because we feel like that's where the energy is with the movement and despite the forecast you said it will happen rain or shine or snow at freedom plaza in DC Mike Morello
DC-based developer of sports betting app hoping appeals court takes up case
"Dylan Carragher mobile sports betting app designer says DC violated its own laws in voting to amend procurement laws to award a Greek firm in Charlotte the big dollar mobile sports betting deal and he took the city to court over it he originally got a preliminary injunction stopping payment of the company until judge John Campbell lifted that order and dismissed his lawsuit now he's asking these these court of appeals to step in I'm hopeful that we'll get a fair level of consideration from a higher court Carragher's attorney Donald temple the city has said it didn't violate its laws in awarding the contract Mike Morello WTOP