5 things you need to know Monday

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are five things you need to know on Monday, August 11:

1. Suspect wanted in Md. 3-year-old girl's murder

The suspect is identified as 25-year-oldhttp://on.wusa9.com/1vxdtBK. He is charged with first degree murder. Police tell us that he was an acquaintance of a resident in the home where the shooting took place. READ MORE

2. Clouds increase Monday, rain on Tuesday

Great start to Monday morning with mild temperatures and lots of sunshine. Expect highs to reach the low to mid 80s. Cloud cover will lower and thicken through the day. Some late afternoon showers and a storm are possible, mainly along I-81 and west. FULL FORECAST

3. 2 dozen people rescued from Md. Six Flags ride

Two dozen people were rescued from the Joker's Jynx roller coaster at Six Flags in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday evening. FULL STORY

4. McDonnell trial resumes, former Va. AG to testify

Former Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore will testify Monday in the federal corruption trial against former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife. READ MORE

5. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

You may have noticed on social media the scores of people dumping buckets of ice on their heads. Why? To raise awareness (and money!) for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. READ MORE and WATCH members of the WUSA9 team take the challenge.


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