5 things you need to know Wednesday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, May 28:

Yellow Alert for thunderstorms

Wednesday is a Yellow Alert Day because of the threat of showers and thunderstorms for the afternoon/evening commute. By Wednesday night, cooler air from the Atlantic will move in, setting the stage for a cool and damp start to Thursday, with scattered showers during the morning rush. MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/1gceO4R)

Alexandria sheriff's deputy accused of sexually assaulting inmate

An Alexandria deputy sheriff was arrested on Tuesday evening for sexually assaulting an inmate at the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center early Tuesday morning.

Fifty-two-year-old Bryant Pegues was arrested and charged with Rape and Carnal Knowledge of an Inmate' officials said. MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/1jZXdlo)

Trial continues for officer who shot handcuffed suspect in the back

Angry neighbors said Kalvin Kyle was running away when District Heights Police Officer Johnnie Riley when he opened fire, hitting the fleeing suspect twice. Kyle was critically injured. MORE (http://on.wusa9.com/1nTMKY1)

Aaron Hernandez to be arraigned for double murder

Former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez appear at the Suffolk County (Mass.) Court House on Wednesday afternoon. Hernandez will be arraigned on two counts of first degree murder in the drive-by shooting deaths of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu in Boston in July 2012. MORE (http://usat.ly/1nSNI6N)

Edward Snowden does first U.S. television interview

Nightly News anchor Brian Williams' interview in Moscow with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will appear on Wednesday night at 10 p.m. ET. Snowden says he's more than just a hacker or systems administrator, as the Obama administration and media have portrayed him. MORE (http://usat.ly/1oHbx2O)


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