5 things you need to know Wednesday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, August 13:

1. Wednesday will be pleasantly warm, breezy, and not humid

Wednesday will be just beautiful, with lots of sunshine, breezy conditions, and lower humidity in the afternoon. We can rest the A/C Wednesday night as lows fall into the upper fifties in the suburbs and 60s downtown. FULL FORECAST

2. DC officer shot during attempted carjacking, 2 suspects wanted

Metropolitan Police Department officers are looking for two suspects Wednesday morning after a car full of people shot one of their own during an attempted carjacking. FULL STORY

3. Lauren Bacall's enduring allure

Lauren Bacall, of the smoky voice and sultry gaze, suffered a stroke and died Tuesday at her Manhattan home, just a month shy of her 90th birthday. READ MORE

4. McDonnell trial recap: Juror dismissed & ...Steven Spielberg?

The federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen got off to a late start Tuesday after a juror was inexplicably dismissed. FULL TRIAL RECAP

5. WUSA9 Follow-Up: Dozens of rape survivors get justice

In May, we introduced you to a couple of brave women fighting to get the estimated 400,000 backlogged rape kits in this country tested. We have good news, in the form of justice for more than two dozen victims of this horrific, life-altering crime. FULL STORY


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